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Hard to believe February is almost over and spring is drawing nearer. Hopefully soon the weather will be more stable instead of these wild swings from warm to hot to freezing cold. Tax season is … more
The library is highlighting February as National Black History Month with a media display near the check-out area. One book, “Black Texans” by Marion Barnes, celebrates such notable persons as … more
BY JAN WHITLOCK Spring is really just around the corner. I could feel it in the air as I worked the gardens at the Arboretum yesterday. Warm temperatures and soft winds from the south combined to … more
When attempting four seasons of blooms in East Texas gardens, winter can be a challenge. Annuals like pansies and snapdragons can provide winter color, but a very cold spell like the one we had in … more
The Wood County Texas Extension Education Association Club is offering a “Sew Fun” sewing class for adult beginners. The class begins Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. at the County Extension Office in … more
February is Black History Month, and the Quitman Public Library is highlighting this with a selection of books and DVDs in the children’s section as well in the display case near the front … more
By the time this article is published we will be looking at the end of January and welcoming the second month of the new year. As an avid gardener, at home and at the Quitman Arboretum, I am plotting … more
What do you think about this weather? Hasn’t it been great for curling up with a book and traveling to some new destination without having to get out into the elements? Lots of people have been … more
The Senate Finance Committee began agency hearings on Tuesday, and first on the list was the Texas Education Agency. Committee Chair Jane Nelson said that's no accident. "Public education is … more
Due to a shortage of AARP Tax Aide Program volunteers in Wood County, there will be no free Federal Income Tax assistance at the Quitman Public Library this tax season. The AARP Tax Aide office can … more
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