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There is nothing like a rainy workday at the Arboretum to spur our volunteers into taking down the Christmas decorations and begin discussing gardening ideas and plans for the spring. We are excited to kick off our 2019 Nature U Series of informative classes on Saturday, Jan. 19. more
As promised, here are some interesting facts about the Library for 2018. more
It started in October when I noticed a marble sized knot under my left jaw. The journey began that day. My local physician, Dr. Scott Olson, decided I needed to have a CAT scan, which I did get at UT Health Quitman. After the scan was inconclusive, Dr. Olson sent me to see an ear, nose and throat specialist in Tyler, Dr. Michael Lewis. While there, Dr. Lewis ordered a biopsy of the knot. After five attempts, Dr. Lewis still was not happy with the results, so I was sent to UT Health Tyler for a core biopsy. more
Dear Editor: We would like to give a well-deserved shout for a local who could be considered a perennial candidate for Citizen of the Year for Mineola. This person retired from an effective career as our local travel agent to only become more busy on the volunteer scene. more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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