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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
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
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
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
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
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
Standing in front of Walmart or Brookshire’s on a cold and wet Saturday ringing the Salvation Army bell may not sound like a lot of fun to most people. But those who ring the bell know the … more
Welcome winter? This event is not official until Dec. 21. Those of us who live in Northeast Texas have learned to be patient and flexible when it comes to fall and winter temperatures. By the time … more
There are some congratulations to go around for Wood County athletes. First, we want to say a big “way to go” to Yantis cross country runner Maddie Hooker. Yantis Coach Christy Beech is … more
Arbor Day in Texas is the first Friday in November, and every Texas gardener knows that fall is the second best time for planting a tree (the best time being 20 years ago). That being said, what tree … more
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