The Wood County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC), formerly the Wood County Industrial Commission, has awarded Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) grant applications totaling $75,350.
A second hearing on the proposed property tax rate for the City of Quitman drew no public comments or participation last Thursday.
The Mineola Economic Development Corp. took steps last Tuesday to aid future business development with plans to purchase 6.82 acres on the west side of U.S. Hwy. 69 South.
The official dedication ceremony for the Wood County historical marker at Doc Cooper Farm in Golden was held Sept. 13. Judge Lucy Hebron officiated the ceremony.
The 53rd annual Mineola Hay Show raised more than $30,000 for the Mineola High School ag program Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Raymond Rex Bodiford, 75 of Mineola, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 in Grand Saline. He was born on Sept. 23, 1943 in Kilgore to the late Rex and Nanny Mae Bodiford.
Elnora Jean Boyd of Quitman passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14. She was born in Foreman, Ark. on Aug. 12, 1934, to John Dee and Mabel Madden. She was a Baptist and a retired tax accountant. Mrs. Boyd had a long illness of heart disease that she fought for many years.
Funeral service for Jerry Gooch was held on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at 4 p.m. with the Pentecostals of Lindale, Bros. Bryan Tomplait and Robert Remedies officiating. The family received friends at 3 p.m. at the church. Interment followed at the Hawkins Cemetery.