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Apartment crash delays remodel

Mineola Garden Apartments got an unexpected visitor Sunday morning, Sept. 22. Eddie Earl Harris plowed his pickup through the corner of the building. No one was injured, but the accident … more

Mineola MS Outdoor Science Center celebration

A recognition ceremony with their partners was held for the Mineola Middle School Outdoor Science Center Friday, Sept. 27.  It was a wonderful time of show and tell with the community able to … more

Classic vehicles take places on Alba square

Car enthusiasts from around the state met last Saturday at the Alba City square to present their restored automobiles for viewing. The 2019 Alba Food Bank Car Exhibit was a showpiece of auto and truck restoration, and provided valuable funding for the Alba Food Bank. more

First responders honored, thanked

The Mineola Police Department received a gesture of thanks last Thursday morning as the Yellowjacket varsity football team prepared breakfast at the station for members of the force. The team used the meal as a symbolic moment to recognize our local first responders. more

Quitman chamber golf tourney planned Oct. 18

The Quitman Chamber of Commerce is staging a golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 18 at The Links at Land’s End in Yantis. more

Business owner claims QDC conflict of interest

A local business owner blasted the Quitman Development Corporation (QDC) and its executive director during the “citizen’s comments” portion at the beginning of the organization’s meeting last Tuesday. more

All aboard for celebration of train’s role in Mineola history

Get ready for the year’s largest festival in Mineola Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28. Like the county fairs of old, the Iron Horse Festival is full of family fun and country competitions. more

New Waverly fisherman wins top prize at Big Bass Splash

Blake Harvey’s catch of a 10.61 bass was the top prize winner at the annual event. more

Emergency management awarded grant

The Wood County Electric Charitable Foundation recently disbursed another round of grants totaling over $75,000.

One of those was handed out to Wood County Emergency Management and Fire Marshal’s office last Friday at the county commissioners meeting. more

Mineola ISD honoring first responders during game

Mineola ISD will recognize area first responders at halftime of the Sept. 27 high school football game with West Rusk. more

St. Dunstan’s Episcopal welcomes new rector

The Church of St. Dunstan in Mineola will install a new rector on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 3:30 p.m. at 800 N. Johnson. A reception will follow. Bishop Fraser W. Lawton, who hails from Peace River, … more

This Week in Your Neighborhood

There are events for everyone this weekend in Wood County. more
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