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To the editor, Now that the smoke has cleared, the taxpayers of Mineola have dodged a bullet, i.e. a $41 million debt owed for the next 30 years. By a mere 79 votes, our little town could have … more
Can you believe it? School is out! Congratulations to our staff senior Hannah Van Dover! You made it! Your college adventure is just around the corner. Summer is a great time for students to beat … more
This is one of my favorite times of the year. The excitement that seems to be oozed at this time of year is invigorating and almost tangible. The boys and girls, now young men and women, whom we have … more
Dear editor: Doris Newman’s May 10 op-ed was right on! Proposed changes to the current ACA should concern us all. If the people of Wood County care about coverage of preexisting conditions, … more
Caring for yourself when you have a chronic illness like diabetes or heart disease is hard work. When you have more than one such illness, it can sometimes seem overwhelming. Sixty-six percent of … more
With the arrival of the tornado season we at the arboretum would like to extend our sympathy and support to those friends and neighbors who suffered loss. A few dear master gardener friends are now … more
Have you visited the Children’s Area of the library lately? We now have an assortment of toys for our youngest patrons to enjoy. There is a train set, soft blocks, puzzles, cars, and a few other … more
Dear editor, Many thanks for the “Heroes Come to Clear Lakes” article in the May 10 edition of the Monitor. We were so pleased to read Larry Tucker’s writing about the veterans coming home … more
I got to see what playoff softball is all about. Mineola and Alba-Golden each fell to state-ranked teams while the Hawkins Lady Hawks advanced to the quarterfinal round. Mineola had a one-game … more
          I believe it was a Texas Monthly article I read recently about how Dan Rather, a Texan, was one of the few national journalists who had foreseen that … more
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