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I cried over my breakfast again this morning. Before I had sat down at the kitchen table to my bowl of cereal I had clicked on the television to catch up on the weather and the day’s news. CBS News … more
Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to look over their health and drug coverage for 2018. For most Texans, Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. … more
The next 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam is Friday in the library’s community room. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to this informal jam from 6 - 9 p.m. An open mic is set up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are welcome. Call 903-975-5745. more
With the official coming and going of Halloween, we can take a breath at the arboretum, watch the leaves fall, contemplate new flowerbeds, and plan for the upcoming holidays. Halloween night found a … more
Once again Texans celebrated Arbor Day, on Friday, Nov. 3. Last year this column addressed some of my favorite trees for East Texas; this year I’d like to write about trees that no East Texan … more
Hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween! The library enjoyed wearing costumes and participating in the festivities. Friends of the Mineola Memorial Library will meet on Thursday at 1 p.m. in … more
With the arrival of the feral hog gang plundering and pillaging the beautiful gardens that graced the grounds at the arboretum, I am reminded of the lyrics from a song of yesteryear. “Accentuate … more
John Rainey and John Gore have each now crossed to the other side of life, the ritual we call death. In their lives, each man touched countless people in so many different ways. I had the privilege … more
October has been a terrific month! The Friends of the Library met at the Mineola Nature Preserve and learned a lot about the preserve and its history and future. It was a really nice day to be … more
You might have noticed, if you have been reading your Wood County Monitor and the articles I have written covering the Mineola School Board, that the school district has called another bond election. … more
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