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Alba-Golden quarantines high school football, volleyball teams

There will be no varsity football nor varsity and JV volleyball for Alba-Golden High School for the next two weeks. The district announced late Thursday that a 14-day quarantine for students in … more

Quitman has first two COVID-19 related deaths

Wood County has reached 20 deaths related to COVID-19, and Quitman recorded its first two. According to the Northeast Texas Public Health District, Mineola has had nine deaths, Winnsboro eight, … more

Mineola Fire Report

Building fire: Sept. 16, 1:04 p.m., 203 PR 6252, Mineola. Grass fire: Sept. 11, 7:06 p.m., 1810 N. Pacific, Mineola. Medical assist, assist EMS crew: Sept. 11, 4:17 p.m., 170 CR 2262, Mineola; … more

County Sheriff's Report

Sept. 9-15 Abandoned Vehicle: 3 Alarm: 3 Animal Complaint: 14 Arrest/Warrant: 6 Assault: 2 Burglary: 1 Criminal Mischief: 2 Criminal Trespass: 9 Disturbances/Disputes: … more

Mineola Police Report

Sept. 10-16 Assist other agency 3 Animal control 18 Alarm 5 Disturbance 4 Motor vehicle accidents 2 Public assist 3 Reckless drivers 4 Suspicious person or vehicle 7 Theft … more

Organizations team for benefit golf tournament

The Quitman Chamber and Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis Club are looking for golfers and sponsors for their first joint golf tournament. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at The Links at Land’s … more

COVID-19 impacts ramp project funds

COVID-19 has curtailed many community fundraising efforts. The United Methodist Men of the First United Methodist Church in Mineola have had such a quandary for funds to continue with their ramp … more

Celebrating Constitution Week

Mineola Mayor Kevin White signed the annual Constitution Week proclamation along with Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Regent Karen Pilgrim, Chapter Chairperson Vera Spencer and member … more

17th COVID-19 related county death reported

Wood County has surpassed 500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and added one death in the past week. According to the Northeast Texas Public Health District, a 92-year-old Mineola woman was the latest … more

Quitman Pilot Club fund raiser benefiting city park

The Pilot Club of Quitman is holding a very colorful fall fund raiser for a good purpose. The club is selling flower bulbs to be planted this fall. There’s great variety, the bulbs have a … more

Lower tax rate for Quitman budget

The Quitman City Council adopted a lower property tax rate for the upcoming year, adopted a new budget and named an interim executive director for Quitman Development Corporation (QDC) last … more

Scenes from a drive around Wood County

The ponds were all full and the pastures were the color green usually seen only in pictures. After four inches of rain it was the perfect time to take a long drive in the country.  The … more
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