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High school football got off to a rousing start with scrimmages held throughout East Texas. The Mineola Yellow Jackets will entertain another tough foe this week as they host Caddo Mills Friday in … more
 During July, the Quitman Public Library will host Healthy Summer Meals for Kids every Tuesday – Friday at 11 a.m. This is a no-cost program to ensure that kids 18 years and younger have a … more
Drought and limited watering have added stress to St. Augustine lawns throughout the state, as have recent mild winters. These are conditions under which chinch bugs thrive. As the number of St. … more
Last Thanksgiving I participated in a Facebook challenge to post black and white photos of my life. I noticed that some photos of my garden looked as good in black and white as in color; the best … more
January is National Get Organized Month, and the library has a media display filled with ideas to help you clear or at least control the clutter. If your resolution is to exercise, diet, or just be a … more
It is cold, it is dreary, and I am shivering. When these are the first thoughts to go through my mind on a Wednesday morning, which happens to be a workday for me at the Quitman Arboretum and … more
The Wood County Extension Office will be offering a “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” Class series during February. Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes or perhaps need a refresher … more
Letter to the editor: On behalf of the Mineola Civic Center staff and board of directors, I want to express sincere gratitude to all the people who came over Saturday to observe Mineola’s first … more
This was not a good week for Wood County football teams. Of the five teams in the county, only Hawkins came away with a win in their 22-7 win over Como-Pickton raising their season total to 2-3. Coach Scott Evans, his staff and the Hawks are to be congratulated on their efforts and the big win. more
Welcome to November! This column will be rather short as I am in San Antonio with the Band watching their performance at the Alamodome. By the time you read this, we will all know the results. Thanks … more
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