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This is one of my favorite times of the year. The excitement that seems to be oozed at this time of year is invigorating and almost tangible. The boys and girls, now young men and women, whom we have … more
Caring for yourself when you have a chronic illness like diabetes or heart disease is hard work. When you have more than one such illness, it can sometimes seem overwhelming. Sixty-six percent of … more
With the arrival of the tornado season we at the arboretum would like to extend our sympathy and support to those friends and neighbors who suffered loss. A few dear master gardener friends are now … more
Have you visited the Children’s Area of the library lately? We now have an assortment of toys for our youngest patrons to enjoy. There is a train set, soft blocks, puzzles, cars, and a few other … more
I got to see what playoff softball is all about. Mineola and Alba-Golden each fell to state-ranked teams while the Hawkins Lady Hawks advanced to the quarterfinal round. Mineola had a one-game … more
          I believe it was a Texas Monthly article I read recently about how Dan Rather, a Texan, was one of the few national journalists who had foreseen that … more
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam at the Quitman Public Library is Friday, May 12. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s … more
White grubs are the larval stage of insects commonly known as May or June beetles (or June bugs). Texas has almost 100 species of these, most of which do not cause significant economic damage to … more
Save the Date for a very special program on June 6.  “Dinner Tonight… Cooking with Chef Cruz” will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at the Hidden Lakes Hunting Lodge in Yantis from 6-8 p.m.  Join … more
The May flowers have arrived! We invite you to the Quitman Arboretum to walk through the gardens and enjoy the buds and blooms. The succulent bed, located directly off the parking lot, is … more
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