Alba-Golden Panthers named to the all-district football team

Yesterday at 10:32 AM
The Alba-Golden Panthers have earned the following all-district football honors: 1st team   Quarterback - Easton Campbell   Tight end - Wyatt Sutton   Outside …

Mineola Lady Jackets earn spots on all-district volleyball squad

Yesterday at 10:32 AM
The following Mineola student-athletes have been named to all-district volleyball honors in District 13-3A. Newcomer of the year Mahayla McMahon First team Macy Fischer …

McFarland Bears honored with special day in Mineola

Yesterday at 10:31 AM
The Mineola City Council declared Nov. 27 as McFarland Bears Athletes Day in honor of three McFarland Bears who were recently inducted into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Alfred Tennyson, the late Marvin “Duckey” Sampson and Joe Tave. Council member Cassandra Sampson, Marvin Sampson’s daughter, read the proclamation and congratulated Tennyson and Tave, while Sampson was represented by his son, Cedric.
Three McFarland Bears, who starred for the football team at Mineola’s black high school in the 1960s, were honored by the city council Monday. Nov. 27 was proclaimed McFarland Bears …

Lady Panthers share top awards in balloting for all-district volleyball team

Yesterday at 10:29 AM
The following Alba-Golden High School student-athletes have earned all-district volleyball honors for District 12-2A. Superlatives Co-Defensive Player of the Year:   Lainey Teel - …

Dean reaches 1,000-point milestone at Lamar

Yesterday at 10:28 AM
Sabria Dean was honored on reaching the 1,000-point milestone during her Lamar University basketball career.
With 7:10 left to go in the fourth quarter, Lamar University women’s basketball player Sabria Dean calmly sank a free throw. Unlike the thousands of free throws she had taken in her life, this …

Quitman and Mineola runners compete at state cross country

Thursday, November 9
The Mineola girls team and two boys and two girls from Quitman qualified for the state cross country meet Friday, Nov. 3 in Round Rock. The event was held at Old Settlers Park. Following …

Lady Panthers fall in close bidistrict match

Thursday, November 9
In a tightly-contested match, the Alba-Golden Lady Panthers dropped their bidistrict volleyball playoff to Wolfe City last Tuesday at Caddo Mills. Alba-Golden opened with a 25-18 win only to …

Friday finale

Friday, November 3
Mineola and Quitman wrap up the regular season tonight with home football games. Mineola hosts Commerce with a playiff spot on the line. Quitman hosts Winona trying to get a district win. …

Lady Jackets end season with loss ahead of playoffs

Thursday, November 2
Mineola was hoping for a tune-up before the start of the volleyball post-season when they hosted Chapel Hill last Tuesday. They ended up falling to the Red Devils 25-16, 22-25, 21-25, 20-25. …

Quitman finds going rough at West Rusk

Thursday, November 2
Quitman will be trying to finish out the 2023 varsity football season with a district win Friday when the Bulldogs host Winona. Quitman faced off against district leader West Rusk on Friday and …

Alba-Golden 8th graders record early success

Thursday, October 26

Home for some football

Friday, October 20

Two wins secure Lady Jacket playoff spot

Thursday, October 19

Alba-Golden boys win district cross country

Thursday, October 19

Jackets defeat Bonham, stout Raider team next challenge

Thursday, October 19

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Filing underway for March primaries

Wednesday, November 15
Filing is underway for the spring party primaries to be held on March 5.

In Wood County, the district judge, sheriff, tax assessor-collector, commissioners in Precincts One and Three and the four constables will be up for election for four-year terms.

Corner Column

Wednesday, November 15
Larry Tucker's retirement was not planned, but something that developed over the last several months as health issues decided to take charge of Larry’s path in life.

That’s a real shame because his passion for Quitman and for covering the news and sports has never diminished. His body just decided not to cooperate.

Biggest Quitman, Bulldog cheerleader retiring

Wednesday, November 15
A staple of the Monitor’s coverage of ‘all things Quitman,’ Larry Tucker, is retiring from the news and sports beat. As he continues to recover from some physical challenges, he graciously allowed an interview to talk about his life, his beloved Quitman, and the many friends he has made along the way.

Attaway named director for Quitman development

Wednesday, November 15
Quitman City Administrator James Attaway will also be the executive director of the Quitman Development Corp.

Both roles were previously held by former administrator Rodney Kieke...

Sound of Swarm snags state silver

Wednesday, November 15
Mineola High School’s Sound of the Swarm earned silver at the 2023 UIL state marching band contest in San Antonio last Wednesday in their fifth consecutive trip to state finals.