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There’s one cure for the summer time blues

All fall sports are scheduled to begin competition on time this fall. more

A voice and a message

Several years ago, local music talent Jennifer Pisarcik sang “O Holy Night” at a Christmas concert at the Mineola First Christian Church. In the audience was a woman who was visiting from Georgia. more

Eagle project bridges gap

Supporters of the Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens gathered last week to celebrate the completion of a new foot bridge. The project was completed by Orion Rogers, of Mineola, as part of … more

Fee sought to aid child advocacy

Wood County commissioners continued to work their way through budget requests last week on Monday and Thursday. They have more workshops set this week. more

Poor service leads Mineola EDC to look into internet alternative

Dissatisfaction with service from current internet providers led Ken Pearce with the Mineola Economic Development Corp. to seek alternatives. more

Social justice awareness marches on

According to a pamphlet handed out to attendees at the cemetery fence removal Wednesday morning, the march’s purpose is to “let people know we are informed about the social (racial) grievances that are happening in our country, and that we stand against these acts of violence.” more

Garden club closes out year with installation

The Fannie Marchman Garden Club closed its 2019-20 year at its May meeting, during which installation of officers for 2020-21 were installed by outgoing President Angela Thompson, the ceremony authored by Charla Martin. more

Child Welfare Board forced to cancel Tips For Tots event

The Wood County Child Welfare and Protection Board has regretfully officially canceled Tips-for-Tots in 2020 held in the past each first Monday in August at AJ’s Fish House at Lake Fork. more

Yantis youth award-winning artist

The numbers are staggering. Over 35,000 entries competed in the 2020 Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE).

Yantis resident Rachel Swasso was one of 150 artists to capture a Gold Seal as the best of the entire field. That ratio is less than 1%. more

Before & after the fence

Photos taken before and after the removal of a fence separating two Mineola cemeteries show the alteration to a few views between them. more

Fence dividing cemeteries becomes a part of history

More than 50 folks gathered last Wednesday morning to witness and partake in the making of history.

After rain delayed work, the fence that had separated two private Mineola cemeteries has been taken down. more

Community seeks methods for positive change

Concerned citizens and community leaders gathered at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Mineola Friday to review ideas on how to come together as a community to make it better. more
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