Davidson reappointed as county fire marshal

4 days ago
Tully Davidson was unanimously reappointed Wood County fire marshal at last Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting. Davidson is also the county emergency management director and supervises the new environmental officer. His term as fire marshal will run through Jan. 13, 2022. Commissioners approved a bond for Davidson.

Three seek Precinct 1 post

4 days ago
The Precinct 1 commissioner’s position is a three-man race. One incumbent, one former commissioner and a political newcomer to Wood County are each seeking the seat.

County promotes from within for interim IT department head

4 days ago
Wood County commissioners met in special session last Friday afternoon to discuss the vacancy in the county’s information technology (IT) department.

Quitman sets city council election for three positions

4 days ago
The Quitman City Council approved an ordinance at last Thursday’s meeting calling for a general election Saturday, May 2. There are three at large alderman seats for full two-year terms. Those seats are being held by Susan Resnik, J.R. Evans and Jack Robinson.
Obituaries

Robert Duncan Blackwell, 1947-2020

4 days ago
Robert Duncan Blackwell passed into his heavenly home Jan. 18, 2020 following a lengthy battle with Type 1 diabetes and heart disease. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, …

Larry Horton, 1944-2020

4 days ago
Larry Horton, 75, of Denton gained his heavenly wings on Jan. 11, 2020, surrounded by his three favorite ladies.

Dixie Lorance Perkins, 1940-2020

4 days ago
Dixie Lorance Perkins, 79, of Mineola, passed away on Jan. 17, 2020 in a local hospital. Dixie was born on Aug. 3, 1940 in Muleshoe to James Andrew Lorance and Hazle Marie (Templar) Lorance.

District attorney hopefuls make their case in forum

4 days ago

Wood County Criminal District Attorney candidates, incumbent Angela Albers and challenger Jodi Cox, spoke to voters at last week’s forum sponsored by the Wood County Bar Association. The forum was held in the 402nd District Courtroom last week. 402nd District Judge candidates incumbent Jeff Fletcher and challenger Brad McCampbell were also at the forum.

Political forum features candidates for district judge

4 days ago

Candidates for 402nd District Court judge and attorney participated in a forum sponsored by the Wood County Bar Association Friday in front of a packed house in the district courtroom at the county courthouse.

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