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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

Tucker’s Turf

Weather created havoc for teams throughout Northeast Texas Friday night. The Mineola Yellowjackets and Canton Eagles never did get to kick-off. Quitman did not finish the first half and Alba-Golden … more

Corner Column

After being in the Quitman office for a little over a month, I’ve enjoyed getting to know the community through my work at the Monitor. Writing about subjects from a retired flag deposit box to … more

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Texas Sunset Advisory Commission voted to keep Quitman’s driver’s license office open. When it is open, it really isn’t. I have been three times in two weeks and haven’t … more

Quitman Library Connections

 The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, September 14 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s … more

Home Sweet Home

When was the last time you sat down for a meal with your family? Was it last night, last week or last month? Family meals don’t have to be reserved for special occasions. Family meals can happen … more

Gardening with mallows aforethought

The various and varied members of the mallow family are significant to Texas and the South, both culturally and horticulturally. After all, what would the South be without okra or cotton? And we … more

Corner Column

As a student of history, I’m curious about and appreciative of a community’s origins – about the internal and external forces that shaped its past and continue to influence its present. For … more
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