Caring and Sharing ramps up plans to serve area families during the Christmas season

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Mineola Caring and Sharing is in full swing as they’re counting down to distribution day on Dec. 14.

Makayla Mitchell

Going to Yamboree

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Makayla Mitchell will be representing Mineola High School in the 82nd East Texas Yamboree Oct. 16-19 in Gilmer.

Fun times in Alba

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The Alba Fall Festival Saturday featured a variety of fun and games, as well as contests and music.

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Henry Lee Hass 1941-2019

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Services for Henry Lee Hass, 78, of Alba were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at Enon Baptist Church of Alba, with Bro. Reggie Day officiating under the direction of Wilson Bartley Funeral …

Michael D. “Puddin” Williams  1977-2019

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Michael D. “Puddin” Williams, 42, of Mineola, passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 in Dallas. He was born on March 4, 1977 in Tyler to Melton Williams and Brenda Gail Stanley Williams. He …

Jeffrey Scott Gannon  1979-2019

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Jeffrey Scott Gannon passed away at his home in Dallas on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at age 40. Jeff is survived by his mother, Carolyn Harris; father, David Gannon; sister, Kim Gannon; stepmother, Pat …

Justin Thompson

Louisiana man arrested in cattle thefts

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Justin Glenn Thompson, 40, of Hineston, La. was arrested recently at the Wood County courthouse on a felony cattle theft indictment out of Cass County.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Department seized 71 marijuana plants in the southeastern part of the county last week. (Courtesy photo)

Garden of grass raided, yields 71 cultivated plants

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A phone call from a concerned citizen led Wood County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana bust last week. 

County 4-H members earn top awards at annual banquet

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The annual Wood County 4-H awards banquet was held Sept. 30 to recognize members, leaders and supporters for their work during the past year.
Earl Cash of Winnsboro was grand prize winner in the Wood County Electric Co-op’s annual drawing at its memership meeting Friday. (Monitor photo by Larry Tucker)

Annual co-op meeting draws crowd in Quitman

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Nearly 400 members braved the rain and cooler temperatures to attend the 81st annual meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative Friday afternoon, Oct. 11 at Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. Prior to the meeting a free concert featuring singer/songwriters and sibling group, The Swoapes, was a crowd pleaser. 
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