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Quitman Library Connections

Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year 2019! The library will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. more

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Before moving to Wood County from the Metroplex about 11 years ago, I never knew that buying a vehicle could actually be a stress-free pleasant experience. I first encountered this with Cindy from Brian Toliver in Quitman when I bought my Ford Escape. Even financing was a breeze. more

Mineola Memorial Library

We made it through the holidays. A new year is on the horizon! As you may have noticed, we were closed Saturday, December 22. We will be closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Years but will reopen on Wednesday, January 2 at 9 a.m. more

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, We would like to take this time to thank all who helped the Mercy Mall of Quitman and Myrtle Springs Baptist Church of Quitman in their effort to provide meals to families in need at Thanksgiving. more

Corner Column

Earlier this year, about 43 miles northeast of Mineola in Monticello, a coal-fired power plant was mothballed. Two additional coal-burning plants, one southeast of Corsicana and another northeast of Austin, also closed in 2018. more

A tribute to Ben Cathey

Our family first met Ben Cathey upon moving here in November 1990. I asked our realtor who was the best local heat/AC service business. Without missing a beat she said, “Call Ben Cathey!” And I did. more

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Last October, while I was out of state, I received a phone message from Officer Jeremy Smith of the Mineola Police Department advising me of an incident at my home where someone had … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

The year is winding down quickly. Do you need some inspiration for a holiday meal or a craft? Stop by the Library and see if we have a book that can help solve your dilemma. Our annual board … more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

Those of us who volunteer at the Quitman Arboretum would like to wish our friends and neighbors a merry Christmas and happy holiday season. Your support and continued appreciation of our efforts to … more

Create your own path in your East Texas garden

Most of the country has put their gardens to sleep by December, not to be revisited until spring. But in East Texas, we’re so glad for the break from the summer heat that we will start a new garden … more

Mineola and Wood County lost a real ‘character’

I have been living in Wood County off and on since 1981. I have been coming to Wood County since my birth in 1950. In that time I have had the opportunity to meet many unforgettable people. We … more

Quitman Library Connections

The Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving … more
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