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Early voting ends Friday for Tuesday's runoff election

On election day Tuesday, voting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the respective voting precinct polling sites. more

Agreement reached to remove fence that separated cemeteries

A vestige of the segregationist past is coming down in Wood County.
An agreement has been reached to remove the fence that has long separated what has been known as the Mineola Black cemetery from its white counterpart. more

Mineola Police Report

5:49 p.m. A motor vehicle accident was reported at Newsom St. and E. Broad St. An accident report was completed. more

Jarvis Christian College announces tuition relief, laptops

Jarvis Christian College’s president and cabinet took a look at the impact that COVID-19 had on people of color and subsequently upon their students. more

Census response challenge ends

Mineola, Winnsboro and Quitman lead the way in responses to the 2020 U.S. Census. The challenge issued by County Judge Lucy Hebron ends on Thursday, and the latest from the Census Bureau shows … more

No Refusal Weekend nets two DWI arrests

A “No Refusal Weekend” was held during the 4th of July weekend in Wood County.

Wood County law enforcement officers were out in force patrolling the roadways for intoxicated drivers. more

Wood County Grand Jury indictments

The following indictments were returned by the Wood County Grand Jury June 24 involving cases where an arrest has been made. more

Winnsboro woman dies in single-vehicle crash

Judith Sutton Hughes, 76, of Winnsboro was killed in a traffic crash Friday night at 8:45, a half-mile southeast of Winnsboro. more

Mineola Fire Report

Grass fire: July 1, 11:43 a.m., W. Hwy. 80, Mineola. more

Wood County Sheriff’s Report

June 22 10:01 a.m. Deputies spoke with the reporting party about a scam on FM 2966 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.  more

Company plans to conduct update of Mineola Historical Resources Survey

The City of Mineola is updating the 2009 Mineola Historic Resources Survey that led to the listing of the Mineola Downtown Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. more

Lake Country Playhouse set to resume events

Open auditions for the comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” Lake Country Playhouse’s September production, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, July 13 and 14. more
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