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Corner Column

Let’s talk connections. Specifically East Texas connections. Though my family officially left East Texas (Commerce) more than a half-century ago, we didn’t stray too far – to Denton – and our hearts never left. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Thought I would tell you about a feature we have in our card catalog. When you are at home, you can access our catalog through our website. more

Ag News

It happens over time. That beautiful tree that is such an asset in the landscape, that provides wonderful shade in the best possible place, will have its roots growing up above the lawn. These exposed roots can hamper mowing efforts and even be a walking hazard. Tree roots anchor the plant and provide the means of taking up water and nutrients. Even though we talk of “deep-rooted” trees, most would be surprised at just how shallow much of a tree’s roots are. more

Quitman Library Connections

January is “Get Healthy, Stay Healthy” month. If you have resolved to exercise, diet, or just be a better person, the library has the information and books you need to be successful. more

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I experienced the goodness and kindness of a complete stranger last week. more

Corner Column

Forgive us our omissions and commissions more

Inside and Outside the Picket Fence

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

Mineola Memorial Library

As promised, here are some interesting facts about the Library for 2018. more

Cancer brings a new perspective to life

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

Letters to the Editor

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 Library Connections

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

Letters to the Editor

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
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