A casual observer might regard a grassy piece of land on Padgett Street in Mineola as nothing more than a vacant lot. But to all the McFarland Bears who congregated at that spot Saturday, the place seemed more like a garden of memories.
A solemn sense of mourning descended over the Mineola Country Club last week as news spread that the 87-year-old golf club’s signature oak tree had fallen.
Whitney Ashley was named 2019 Junior Miss Mineola Fire Department Rodeo, and Paige Ross was named 2019 Miss Mineola Fire Department Rodeo. The rodeo was held July 11-12.
Carroll Sandifer, a grocery clerk at the Brookshire’s Food Store in Mineola, is celebrating 50 years of service with Brookshire Grocery Co. Leaders with Brookshire’s were joined by Sandifer’s family, co-workers and customers Tuesday, July 9 to surprise him with an anniversary celebration.
“I am a competitor,” summarized Mineola High School basketball standout Sabria Dean, “and I love winning even more than I hate losing.” Dean had just been named the Tyler Morning Telegraph’s All East Texas Player of the Year, and she took a moment to describe her perspective on basketball.
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