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 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
As I listened to the seconds tick off in the Dallas Cowboy 35-30 loss to the Rams Sunday, my mind wondered back to the first Cowboy game I ever went to. I was one of the 30,000 people in attendance … 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
January is National Get Organized Month, and the library has a media display filled with ideas to help you clear or at least control the clutter. If your resolution is to exercise, diet, or just be a … more
It is cold, it is dreary, and I am shivering. When these are the first thoughts to go through my mind on a Wednesday morning, which happens to be a workday for me at the Quitman Arboretum and … more
The Wood County Extension Office will be offering a “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” Class series during February. Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes or perhaps need a refresher … more
October is finally here! Many of our staff participate in the Mineola High School Marching Band and this is the season for marching contests. Please be patient with our staff. Three of our staff are … more
Welcome to November! This column will be rather short as I am in San Antonio with the Band watching their performance at the Alamodome. By the time you read this, we will all know the results. Thanks … 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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