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I have been living in Wood County off and on since 1981. I have been coming to Wood County since my birth in 1950. In that time I have had the opportunity to meet many unforgettable people. We … more
The Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving … more
Standing in front of Walmart or Brookshire’s on a cold and wet Saturday ringing the Salvation Army bell may not sound like a lot of fun to most people. But those who ring the bell know the … more
Welcome winter? This event is not official until Dec. 21. Those of us who live in Northeast Texas have learned to be patient and flexible when it comes to fall and winter temperatures. By the time … more
There are some congratulations to go around for Wood County athletes. First, we want to say a big “way to go” to Yantis cross country runner Maddie Hooker. Yantis Coach Christy Beech is … more
Arbor Day in Texas is the first Friday in November, and every Texas gardener knows that fall is the second best time for planting a tree (the best time being 20 years ago). That being said, what tree … more
The FOL Fall Book Sale begins Wednesday, Nov. 14 and runs through Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The sale will take place during library business hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The 2nd Friday … more
As regular season football comes to a close and the playoffs are on the horizon, there are other sports already in state playoff activity. Congratulations and good luck to the Mineola Girl’s … more
For those of us who receive and read our Wood County Monitor every Wednesday, Boo! it’s Halloween once again. The Haunting of Hogg Park will take place, as it has done for several years now, at the … more
The holidays are fast approaching. We have a variety of cookbooks and craft books to help with the upcoming activities. We have lots of other books to just read and travel to imaginary places and … more
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