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Delayed Dogwood Festival Saturday in Quitman

The Kelly Moore Band will perform during the Dogwood Festival in Quitman Saturday at Jim Hogg City Park pavilion from 3 to 5 p.m. and the concert is free. more

Veterans Day parade set Nov. 14 in Mineola

The Marine Corps League Mineola Detachment, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts will host the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown Mineola on Saturday, Nov. 14. The parade steps … more

Businesses passing out candy

The following downtown area Mineola businesses have indicated they will be passing out candy on Halloween Saturday, Oct. 31 in lieu of the traditional downtown trunk-or-treat which was … more

Kiwanis plans turkey shoot, pancakes

The Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis Club will be holding its annual Turkey Shoot and Pancake Breakfast Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Winnsboro Gun Club facilities. The charity event benefits … more

Caring & Sharing gears up for 2020

Caring & Sharing, the annual charity drive that provides foods, gifts and other articles to needy families in the Mineola area, is gearing up for the 2020 holiday season.

The last volunteer meeting will be held on Nov. 16 at the First Christian Church, 209 N. Pacific in Mineola at 6:30 p.m. more

Holly Brook plans trunk or treat

Holly Brook Baptist Church, Hawkins, will host a Fall Festival “Trunk or Treat” on Oct. 31 in the church parking lot. Sponsors of auto car trunks will decorate, have a game for visitors to play and hand out lots of candy treats. Children through sixth grade are invited. more

Arboretum fall plant sale Saturday in Quitman

Plant lovers celebrating autumn can harvest a bounty of blooms this week when the Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens kicks off its annual fall plant sale.  Cooler temperatures are … more

Yantis church postpones event

The First Baptist Church in Yantis has postponed its 150-year celebration that was planned Sunday, Oct. 18. The church announced it will try to have the celebration at a later date. more

Early voting for general election begins Oct. 13

Early voting gets underway Tuesday, Oct. 13 for the Nov. 3 general election.

Wood County commissioners recently approved additional sites for early voting. more

No downtown Mineola trunk-or-treat but businesses may hand out candy

The annual trunk-or-treat for Halloween in downtown Mineola will not be held as an officially-sponsored event this year.

Chamber of commerce board members decided last week not to pursue the event which was going to require additional safety measures due to the restrictions on large gatherings due to COVID-19. more

Quitman resident turns 102

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