This Week in Your Neighborhood


Quitman’s Athletic Booster Club will host a fall sports reception honoring high school athletes this Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the QHS auditorium. The event will celebrate the accomplishments of students participating in volleyball, cheer, football and cross country.

The Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is presenting a January workshop, “Spring Into Gardening,” with Holly Ross this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. It’s the perfect time to get ready for your spring garden. The cost is $35 and will cover prepping your garden beds, making your own compost, finding the best mulch for your garden and growing your own plants from seeds. To enroll visit Beverages and light shacks will be provided.