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Co-op promotes Teaff to GM

Trey Teaff  has been unanimously selected by the Wood County Electric Cooperative board to serve as the co-op’s next general manager and chief executive officer. more

Alma mater honors QHS ag teacher

Paulette Aguilar, agriculture science teacher at Quitman ISD, has been named a College of Agriculture & Natural Resources 2020 Ambassador for Texas A&M University-Commerce. more

Wood County Junior Livestock Show moving to videos, broilers go online

The Wood County Junior Livestock Show, scheduled April 2-4, was initially postponed and then moved to an online model. more

Easter moving online, drive in

Despite the limitations to social gaterhings, citizens are finding ways to worship together and celebrate Easter.

Most churches have suspended their activities and meetings through the end of April but are streaming sermons online and on social media.  more

Sound of the Swarm secures seventh straight sweepstakes

The Mineola High School band performed at UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest on March 6 at White Oak High School. more

Civic center to close overnight

In perhaps the first time in its history, the Mineola Civic Center gates will be locked at night. The move is in response to vehicle damage done to the civic center grounds sometime overnight Sunday. more

BBB offers business relief fund

During the COVID-19 crisis, many East Texas businesses have been hard-hit financially.

In order to help meet the short-term needs of businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19, Better Business Bureau Serving Central East Texas (BBB) has set up the Community Relief Fund and is urging all East Texas residents to donate. more

Local impacts of coronavirus pandemic

Local impacts from the concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus are continuing to expand.
Wood County had four confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of April 7. more

Stay at home ordered; fourth case confirmed

County Judge Lucy Hebron signed an extended disaster declaration Wednesday morning that includes a stay-at-home order, effective at midnight April 1. more

Mineola closes parks

The city of Mineola took the additional step Tuesday afternoon to close remaining city parks, including the Mineola Nature Preserve. The closure is in line with the state's decision to close all … more

Buddy walkers taking a break

Two travelers, John Ring and Jimmy Mathews, have paused their walk across the United States and are waiting out the coronavirus in Mineola. more

MHS band director honored by alma mater

Chris Brannan, director of bands for Mineola ISD, has been named the  College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts 2020 Ambassador at Texas A&M Commerce. more
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