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Corner Column

In the coming weeks citizens will be receiving their 2020 United States Census forms.

We are featuring articles about why the census is important, and in particular why Wood County needs to improve on its 20 percent undercount from 10 years ago.

It got me to thinking about how the census tracks our history as a people, especially my own life and my family’s. more

Selfless examples

Dear editor: My name is Grant Madden. I had the honor of having a few of the Mineola Fire Department members in a class I help teach at the Texas A&M Spring fire school in College Station. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Many thanks to the Meredith Foundation for approving our requests for the coming year. We really do appreciate your support of us and all the Mineola projects you fund. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

February is just flying by. Like the groundhog predicted, spring is not that far away. Now might be the time to look at gardening books and find inspiration. Many, many thanks to City National … more

Letter to the editor

Mr. Tucker, sir, that was a political ploy if ever I saw one! What exactly did you hope to accomplish? You’ve given the political opposition to State District Judge Fletcher and Wood County Sheriff Castloo an unfair advantage. Placing Jim Brown’s and Miles Tucker’s photo on the front page and then top billing in the article was a bit much.  more

Letter to the editor

The citizens of Wood County should be outraged that the charges against former sheriff, Jim Brown, and his chief deputy, Miles Tucker, were dropped because of the statute of limitations. more

Quitman Library Connections

The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Circle is Feb. 14 from 6-9 p.m. in the library community room. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always … more

Arboretum searching for volunteers

It’s no secret spring flowers can chase away the winter blahs. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

February is here and all sorts of things happen in February. We have lots of books to recognize February as African-American History month, Valentine’s and President’s Day. more

Quitman Library Connections

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. The Quitman Public Library is highlighting this with a selection of materials located near the front checkout desk. more

Corner Column

“We have met the enemy, and he is us.”

I am reminded of the famous line from the newspaper cartoon “Pogo” from the 1960s. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We made it through the holidays and into the New Year. The library is back on its regular schedule. Closed on Sunday and Monday as we have been for years, then open Tuesday to Saturday beginning … more
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