Wood County voters will decide two runoff elections Tuesday, July 14.
The Wood County sheriff’s race and the contest for Prec. 1 commissioner both ended with a runoff after the Republican primary March 3.
As Wood County cases of COVID-19 neared the 100 mark, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statewide face mask order on Thursday, July 2.
As a result the city of Mineola canceled its planned July 4 fireworks show at the Mineola Civic Center.
The Wood County Economic Development Commission discussed Hotel Occupancy Tax fund disbursements last Thursday.
An agreement has been reached to remove the fence that has long separated what has been known as the Mineola Black cemetery from its white counterpart.
Over the next several months, Wood County commissioners, the county judge, the county auditor, elected officials and department heads will be meeting to discuss the county’s next budget for fiscal year 2020-21, the 2021 budget.
In as trying a school year as the county has seen in quite some time, 36% of the combined graduating classes from Alba-Golden, Mineola and Quitman high schools will benefit from monetary scholarships. The vast majority of those students are recipients of locally-sponsored scholarships.
With no new content from studios hitting movie theaters, Lake Country Playhouse and The Historic Select Theater, in conjunction with Jericho Productions in Tyler, will be presenting a full weekend of great films.
Open auditions for the comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” Lake Country Playhouse’s September production, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, July 13 and 14.