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Summer break has arrived. The library had a wonderful turn out on June 8 for the first day of the Summer Reading Program. Tweens and Teens hosted 16 participants and the kindergarten to fifth grade … more
Dear editor, The historic 2016 election result produced hope, protests, and fear and loathing.  Four months into President Trump’s presidency, the fears of many appear to be justified by the … more
His Florsheim dress shoes sit on my closet floor today, 13 years after he last wore them. A black dress shirt he wore on special occasions hangs above the shoes. His Schofield Study Bible, with notes … more
To the editor, Recognition is due to the Mineola High School Junior Historians and their sponsors for the well-researched and presented Memorial Day program on May 29 at St Dunstan’s Episcopal … more
I am the Flag of the United States of America. It is almost impossible to go through a day without seeing me… flying proudly over public buildings and military bases… marching at the head of … more
It’s the end of school and high school graduation is all around us. I remember the feeling of anxiety as I prepared for graduation in May, 1969 from W.W. Samuell High School in Dallas. It was a … more
To the editor, Now that the smoke has cleared, the taxpayers of Mineola have dodged a bullet, i.e. a $41 million debt owed for the next 30 years. By a mere 79 votes, our little town could have … more
Can you believe it? School is out! Congratulations to our staff senior Hannah Van Dover! You made it! Your college adventure is just around the corner. Summer is a great time for students to beat … more
This is one of my favorite times of the year. The excitement that seems to be oozed at this time of year is invigorating and almost tangible. The boys and girls, now young men and women, whom we have … more
Dear editor: Doris Newman’s May 10 op-ed was right on! Proposed changes to the current ACA should concern us all. If the people of Wood County care about coverage of preexisting conditions, … more
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