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Quitman Library Connections

Stop by the library and check out one or more of the nearly 2,000 movies and celebrate National Popcorn Day on Jan. 19. Visit the library’s online catalog to see what is new. more

Home Sweet Home

Are you an apricot fan? If so, join in the celebration during January of National Apricot Month. An especially good way to enjoy apricots is to eat dried apricots. They are an excellent … more

It starts with one

We stand for the flag and proudly say the pledge of allegiance. We put our right hand over our heart and belt out the star spangled banner in our best American Idol voice. We feel the lump in our … more

Letters Policy

Letters to the editor are opinions expressed by the writers and in no way reflect opinions or policies of this paper. Publication of a letter does not necessarily mean the facts have been confirmed. more

In East Texas Gardens

As I grow older, I begin each year by reflecting on the one that has just ended – successes, failures, achievements and personal losses – loss of friendships and loss of friends. The losses over the years are many, and I turn to the winter garden to help me heal.  more

I have met so many caring people in Mineola

Thank you Cody, Russell, Rhonda, Johnnie, other employees at Brookshire’s, and Bo at Byford Automotive. (...) I will always remember all of you. Again, I have met so many caring people in Mineola. You truly are a wonderful community. more

Quitman Library Connections

Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year 2020. That includes Delene Allen, Jessica King, Sheree Moore, Virginia Hoffpauir, Lauren Tucker and Madison Webber. more

Corner Column

After 12 months, the year in review for 2019 has been reduced to just under 1,600 words (around 30 per week). I will not try to estimate the number of words we presented to our readers during 2019, other than to tell you that it was a whole lot. Along with those stories were hundreds of photos, winnowed from the thousands we took. more

Leading stories of 2019

(Editor’s note: The following have been chosen as the top Monitor stories for 2019.) more

In East Texas Gardens

Winter can be the best time to rid your garden of exotic invasive plants. Two of the more common offenders in Wood County are nandina (also called heavenly bamboo) and Chinese privet. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Happy New Year! Looking forward to the excitement 2020 will bring to us all. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

The holiday season is upon us and there are all kinds of things to do at the end of the year. There are train rides, visits to Santa, breakfasts, caroling and open houses to name a few. more
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