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Alba area sees pipeline work

A joint venture announced last spring has brought some heavy pipeline construction activity to the Alba area. The Red River crude oil pipeline, which was constructed several years ago to connect … more

Cox family releases statement on health issues

The family of Jodi Cox, who recently ran for Wood County district attorney, has released a statement concerning medical issues that occurred prior to the March 3 Republican primary. more

Four seeking sheriff’s nomination

Four aspiring candidates have filed for Wood County Sheriff in the upcoming Republican primary March 3. Incumbent Tom Castloo will be challenged by Kelly Cole, Callie Lawrence and James Schaffner. Candidates drew for their spot on the ballot Dec. 19. Kelly Cole will be first on the ballot, James Schaffner second, Tom Castloo third and Callie Lawrence fourth. more

QHS to show film on time teens spend on their screens

A thought-provoking doc- umentary about growing up in the digital age is going to be shown free Monday at 7 p.m. at Quitman High School. The title of the movie is Screenagers: Growing up in the … more

Mineola High School announces top graduates for Class of 2020

Isabella Tresca has been named the valedictorian of the Mineola High School Class of 2020. Tristan Kirk has been named the salutatorian. more

Four deaths and 51 cases from COVID-19

The Monday report from the Northeast Texas Public Health District shows Wood County with 51 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 22 recoveries and four deaths. more

Wood County 4-H’ers take top places during district food show

Wood County 4-H members took home some of the top awards at the recent District 4-H Food Show in Palestine. The members prepared their food entry and were judged in an interview setting on their … more

Dairy heifer results from junior livestock show

Kendall Davis of the Quitman FFA showed the grand champion dairy heifer in the Wood County Junior Livestock Show’s virtual contest recently. more

Target of manhunt arrested in Conroe

Mineola police announced Friday morning that Tony Ybarra, 27, the subject of a manhunt since early last week, had been arrested. more

Board extends Turner contract

Quitman ISD school board members extended Superintendent Rhonda Turner’s contract through 2025 at their Jan. 19 meeting. She received a four percent raise up to $135,400 annually. Turner … more

Junior livestock show goat exhibitor results

Hayden Smith with the Hawkins FFA showed the grand champion goat at the video version of the Wood County Junior Livestock Show. more

Quitman city swimming pool open with restrictions

Quitman city swimming pool is open for business Monday through Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. There are two sessions, noon to 3 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Cost is $3.50 per session. more
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