Six Wood County races to be contested in March

Yesterday at 9:08 PM
Wood County voters in the March 3 Republican primary will have contested races for six county positions.

The filing deadline passed at 6 p.m. Monday, and the most hotly contested race is for sheriff, with four candidates seeking the position.

MISD board plans to name superintendent

Yesterday at 9:20 PM
The final round of interviews is underway this week for the position of Mineola school district superintendent.

Alba council improves retirement benefits

Yesterday at 9:19 PM
Retirement benefits for City of Alba employees got a big boost with recent action by the city council Dec. 2.

Corner Column

Yesterday at 9:17 PM
We were reminded with this year’s Christmas parades and homes tours that it has been a year since we made the trip to Wood County to take in a day of activities surrounding the holiday season.
Herman Lee Brown, 1938-2019

Herman Lee Brown, 1938-2019

Yesterday at 9:26 PM

Herman Lee Brown, 81, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Herman was born April 3, 1938 in Forest Hill, Wood County, to Harvey Lee and Lottie Sutton Brown.

Patrick Nelson (Pat) Vickery, 1931-2019

Yesterday at 9:26 PM

Patrick Nelson (Pat) Vickery passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Tyler at age 88. He was born on June 4, 1931 in Dallas to the late Marion Mabry Vickery and Effie Maude Patrick Vickery.

Roger Lee Green, 1942-2019

Yesterday at 9:26 PM

Roger Lee Green, 77, of Alba passed away Nov. 24, 2019, at his residence in Alba. He was born Jan. 1, 1942, in Ashland, Mo. to Bartlett Henry and Ruby Opal Crump Green.

Dixie Anne Flott, 1936-2019

Yesterday at 9:26 PM

Dixie Anne Flott , 83, of Carrollton passed away Nov. 27, 2019. She was born April 9, 1936 in Lansing, Mich. and married to Charles Flott, her husband of 58 years prior to his death in 2013.

Robert Lynn Wilson (Bob), 1945-2019

Yesterday at 9:25 PM

Robert Lynn Wilson (Bob) was born in San Angelo on June 2, 1945. Bob died on Dec. 5, 2019.

Manhunt leads authorities to motel in Wood County

Yesterday at 9:25 PM

After a manhunt in Lindale, Thomas Sweet was caught and arrested in Hawkins by Hawkins Police Sgt. James Hildebrand and Wood County Constable Kelly Smith with canine Juma.