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In this issue

  • MISD board names Mize lone finalist

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    After culling through 45 applications and interviewing six candidates over the past two weeks, the Mineola ISD board of trustees has unanimously chosen Cody Mize as the lone finalist for the superintendent position. 

  • Civic center reveals plans for major upgrades

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    The Mineola Civic Center has announced plans for a major renovation of the 42-year old facility.

  • Barbara Ann Hollinquest  1945-2019

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Barbara Ann Hollinquest, 74, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, was called to her eternal resting place on Dec. 12, 2019. She entered this world on Nov. 4, 1945 in New London, Conn., born …

  • Two in rematch for district judge

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    It will be round two in the race for the 402nd District Judge’s race, a repeat of the 2016 contest.

  • Quitman pair earns prestigious Eagle badge

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    The steps necessary to achieve the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout rank take years to fulfill and include a final worthwhile community service project, as well as a lengthy review process. That’s why only four percent of Scouts attain this top goal.  

  • Mineola council upholds sign rule

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    There will be no change to the city of Mineola sign ordinance. As a result, at least two off-premise signs will have to be removed.

  • Horse-riding lessons prove therapeutic for kids

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Lake Fork Stables, a small equestrian facility in Yantis, opened its gates in 2017 for horse boarding. By 2018, they had overnight facilities and were offering riding lessons on retired racehorses.

  • Color run benefits juvenile arthritis

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Mineola Elementary School had its second annual Reindeer Color Run on Friday, Dec. 13. Students who collected $5 or more in donations were able to participate in the 1-mile run.  They raised over $2,300 to donate to the Arthritis Foundation.

  • Mineola council rules out use of golf carts on streets

    Thursday, December 19, 2019

    A request to allow golf carts to operate on city streets gained no traction from the Mineola City Council Monday.