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Corner Column

Thirty-three years in this business can leave a person jaded, but I still consider myself a trusting individual who truly tries to see the best in others. The vast majority of people I’ve met in my … more

CORNER COLUMN

Forty million adults struggle with something worse than just occasional stress. These people struggle with the common mental illness known as anxiety, according to the Anxiety and Depression … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

As you may have noticed, the Mineola Memorial Library column was absent from the paper on Sept. 19. That was my fault. I was in Springfield, Ill., at the Association of Rural and Small Libraries … more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

When we arrive at the Arboretum every Wednesday morning, we place our names on a sign-in sheet. A few weeks ago, an anonymous volunteer added “Many hands make light work.” This old phrase can … more

Bad week

This was not a good week for Wood County football teams. Of the five teams in the county, only Hawkins came away with a win in their 22-7 win over Como-Pickton raising their season total to 2-3. Coach Scott Evans, his staff and the Hawks are to be congratulated on their efforts and the big win. more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

Autumn cleaning continues as we slowly but surely help the gardens and surrounding areas recover from hog damage. Donated pavers give new shape to re-established gardens and many favorite plants are … more

Quitman Library Connections

National Family History Month is observed annually during the month of October. The Quitman Public Library along with the Wood County TX Genealogical Society invite family researchers, historians and … more

Letter to the Editor

The truth is I love animals; I have since I was a young boy. I was approached by a non-profit APET because they were desperate for someone not only with my canine training skills but also operations … more

Tucker’s Turf

The Mineola Yellowjackets completely destroyed another Class 4A school dominating Farmersville 42-13. Shaw Franklin continues to put forth performances showing why he is one of the top Class 3A DI … more

Corner Column

Given the choice between hosting a drunkard or a pothead, I’d take the latter every time. One is likely to be a belligerent, irrational, blubbering example of an id run amok. The other is more … more

Guest Column

Did you know that Sept. 17-23 is Constitution Week? In 1955, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress for this week of observance. Public Law 95, celebrating the … more

Home Sweet Home

Making healthy food choices is one important thing you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease—the leading cause of death in the United States. Research from the American Heart Association, … more
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