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High school football got off to a rousing start with scrimmages held throughout East Texas. The Mineola Yellow Jackets will entertain another tough foe this week as they host Caddo Mills Friday in … more
 During July, the Quitman Public Library will host Healthy Summer Meals for Kids every Tuesday – Friday at 11 a.m. This is a no-cost program to ensure that kids 18 years and younger have a … more
Drought and limited watering have added stress to St. Augustine lawns throughout the state, as have recent mild winters. These are conditions under which chinch bugs thrive. As the number of St. … more
The year is winding down quickly. Do you need some inspiration for a holiday meal or a craft? Stop by the Library and see if we have a book that can help solve your dilemma. Our annual board … more
Those of us who volunteer at the Quitman Arboretum would like to wish our friends and neighbors a merry Christmas and happy holiday season. Your support and continued appreciation of our efforts to … more
Most of the country has put their gardens to sleep by December, not to be revisited until spring. But in East Texas, we’re so glad for the break from the summer heat that we will start a new garden … more
Last Thanksgiving I participated in a Facebook challenge to post black and white photos of my life. I noticed that some photos of my garden looked as good in black and white as in color; the best … more
We made it through the holidays. A new year is on the horizon! As you may have noticed, we were closed Saturday, December 22. We will be closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Years but will reopen on Wednesday, January 2 at 9 a.m. more
This was not a good week for Wood County football teams. Of the five teams in the county, only Hawkins came away with a win in their 22-7 win over Como-Pickton raising their season total to 2-3. Coach Scott Evans, his staff and the Hawks are to be congratulated on their efforts and the big win. more
April is the prettiest month in an East Texas garden - at least it’s my favorite month in my own garden. Early in the month the last of my early spring bulbs provide effortless color - Spanish … more
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