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The Quitman Public Library appreciates businesses in our community who offer their time and services in support of their local library. Special thanks to Quitman Garden Club for maintaining the … more
To the editor, On May 6 the voters of Mineola ISD will be voting on the issuance of $41,000,000 in schoolhouse bonds. The intended use of these funds is to build a high school and improve other … more
I really never thought of myself as the unicorn type, but if those quizzes on Facebook hold true, then by golly, old Tucker is the mystical creature in another life. Although FB has a myriad of … more
By the time you read this, Mrs. Pam and I will be on our way to attending the Texas Library Association Annual Conference. Yes, librarians do have conferences. This is the state conference and it … more
There is an art to creating a proper to-do list, I have found through many years of sharpening that skill while at times falling far short of the things I hope to accomplish. I don’t remember … more
Public gardens abound in Wood County, open for your enjoyment at no cost. The gardens are planned, built, and maintained by volunteers (mostly retirees), with the support of our cities. Each day … more
Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, and the Quitman Public Library is highlighting this event with a display near … more
For me it started in the late 1950s with a small transistor radio underneath my pillow after bedtime. Up to then most of the music I was around was older hymns and southern gospel. My dad would serve … more
Inside the picket fence plans are moving along for the Spring Plant Sale. Saturday will find the Friends of the Arboretum up to their elbows in the very best selection of spring annuals, perennials, … more
April is here and with it maybe showers and then May flowers. If it does get rainy, we have an ample supply of books, audio books, and movies to help pass the time. First graders from Mineola … more
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