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Sparks ignite grass, brush fire

Four fire departments fought a series of grass and brush fires along County Road 2320 west of Hwy. 37 Friday afternoon. The Quitman, Alba-Golden and Hainesville departments also assisted. more

Quitman ISD board proposes lower tax rate

The Quitman ISD school board approved a proposed property tax for the upcoming fiscal year.   The proposal of $.8989 tax includes maintenance and operations at $.7575 and interest and … more

State accountability standards won’t reward better Mineola test scores

Mineola students performed well on the latest round of state testing last spring. Still, it likely won’t be enough to help the district keep its hard earned “A” rating from the … more

Court revokes probations, hears pleas

The following criminal cases were heard in 402nd District Court last week. Shauna Ann Jones, Mineola, manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance penalty group one over four grams and … more

Mineola Fire Department Report

Building fire: Aug. 10, 7:34 p.m., 23365 Live Oak (Enchanted Lakes), Mineola; Aug. 11, 7:28 a.m., 23365 Live Oak (Enchanted Lakes), Mineola; Aug. 15, 5:14 p.m., 145 CR 2740, Mineola. Forest, … more

Wood County Sheriff’s Report

August 9 Deputy Hughes, welfare check, Hwy. 80; caller would like check on property owner and dogs appearing malnourished, owner advised dogs had been sick but showed proof of food and water, … more

Mineola Police Report

August 12 4:18 a.m., alarm, W. Broad, everything secure. 6:16 a.m., suspicious person, subject running, two vehicles following, Nathan Ramsey arrested for public intoxication. 9:07 … more

Diagnosis set family on different path

Life changes, often in dramatic moments – moments which rewrite priorities, challenge faith, stress hearts and cause questioning of everything one believes in. 

Mineola athletic director Luke Blackwell and his family have had more than their share of these dramatic moments over the past two years. more

Jarvis among UT Tyler medical school partners

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine, collaborating with Jarvis Christian University and other colleges and universities, gathered for the Early Assurance Program Signing Day Aug. 16. more

Ingrams celebrate 73 years

County adopts ban on burning

Wood County commissioners approved an order prohibiting outdoor burning Tuesday morning. more

Board approves set backs

The Mineola city board of adjustments granted a pair of set backs requests for a planned laundromat and dog wash on the west side of the 100 block of N. Wigley St.

The property is north of the Crenshaw car wash and also owned by the Crenshaws. more

Caring & Sharing marks 40th year of assisting

In October 1983, 20 concerned citizens met for the organizational meeting of a program they christened “Caring & Sharing: Mineolans for Mineola.” The plan was to coordinate efforts of all the programs already at work in the community. The monetary goal was $9,200 or roughly $30 to feed and clothe a child for Christmas. more

Quitman council plans lower tax rate

Quitman aldermen proposed a new property tax rate for the city and annexed 1.727 acres at 163 County Road 2110 Thursday. more

Mineola, Quitman schools fare well on tests

The latest round of Texas public schools test scores was released last week by the Texas Education Agency.

The results were mostly positive for Mineola and Quitman, while Alba-Golden had a few areas of concern. more

JPs seek pay raise

The Wood County Salary Grievance Committee public hearing this Thursday morning has been postponed until next week.

The salary grievance request is from three Wood County justices of the peace who are seeking a raise. They are seeking to be paid on the same scale as other elected officials in the county. more

Fire destroys golf clubhouse

To some, it was like losing an old friend. more

Guilty pleas heard in district court

The following guilty pleas were heard in 402nd District Court: Aug. 4 Kyle Demarico Jackson, Kilgore, possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1-1B less than one gram, state jail … more

Hopkins genealogist to present program

John Sellers, president of the Hopkins County Genealogy Society, will bring a program on “Your Ancestor’s Own Cousin, other Relations, and their Value to Your Research” on Aug. 21 … more

Four hurt in traffic crash

Four persons were hospitalized following a 2-vehicle crash Thursday at 1:41 p.m. north of Mineola. Saundra Gray, 74, of Emory was southbound on Hwy. 37 near CR 2326 when she attempted a u-turn. … more
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