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Fourth of July celebration photos around Wood County. more
On Saturday there will be a Back the Blue Day fun day event held at Governor Jim Hogg Park in Quitman from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will benefit Jaxon Holland’s fundraiser to raise money to … more
One hundred years from the day the first airplane set down in Massingale Meadow, politicians, pilots and others celebrated the anniversary at Wisener Field Airport in Mineola last Tuesday. A Texas … more
• The Mineola Landmark Commission’s Movies in the Park series begins Thursday with “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” being shown at Peterson Park. Showtime begins at dusk. • Chair … more
• The R.C. Hickman photo exhibition is continuing at the Addie McFarland Center on Stone Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hickman was a Mineola native who went on to work as a photojournalist for several national publications. The exhibit continues through July 17 at the center. • Big plans are set for this weekend’s McFarland School Reunion that starts with registration and a trip to Sam’s Town Thursday. (See story for details.) • Friday and Saturday brings the 55th Annual Mineola Fire Department Rodeo. This Mineola tradition commences at 8 p.m. each night. Tickets are $1 cheaper if bought in advance and they’re at Mineola City Hall. • Plus there is always to do at the Mineola Memorial Library and Quitman Library, both of which host a full slate of activities during the summer. Check them out! more
(The following is the second half of the history of the Mineola Wisener Field Airport commemorating the 100th anniversary of the airport on July 4. The first portion ran in last week’s … more
    During the last week before yesterday’s July 4th celebration, donations continued to arrive to pay for the display. The fund rose to $2,613 (87 percent of the $3,000 … more
July is National Anti-Boredom Month and the library is showcasing some great summer reads and movies to aid in the fight against boredom.  You can find this collection displayed near the front … more
After three weeks of voting at the Winnsboro Farmers’ Market and the Winnsboro Center for the Arts,  the winners of the 2017 Hive Painting Contest were announced on Saturday. First place winners … more
“Deliverance.” “Beverly Hills Cop.” “Total Recall.” Vancouver Folk Festival. The Bluebird Cafe. Kerrville Folk Festival. What do all these things have in common? A man named Ronny … more
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