According to preliminary 2021 values released by the Wood County Appraisal District, property values in Wood County (which are used to calculate property taxes) have reached almost $6.2 billion.
The program was put into place by the Texas Education Agency to give public school districts more flexibility to help level the playing field with charter schools, Superintendent Cody Mize explained.
Ask Bella Crawford and Cameron Galyean a question about their times at Alba-Golden High School, and the top two graduates of the Class of 2021 are likely to give similar, if not identical, answers.
Linda Brendle spoke to the Friends of the Mineola Memorial Library Thursday, May 6 at the Library Annex. Brendle is a local author of multi-genre Christian books. She and her husband live in the Lake Fork area.
The Quitman Public Library has been awarded the 2020 Texas Achievement in Library Excellence Award by the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association, an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League of which the city of Quitman is a member.
MISD stands to receive $2.4 million in the first round of funds that were recently released by the state for school districts.
New Alba Mayor Don Heinert quickly got to work Monday after being sworn in. He and new council members Debbie Shaddox and Tammy Kelbe were elected without opposition.
The Alba-Golden School Board performed their most important function Monday evening, unanimously certifying 57 students as graduates of Alba-Golden High School. The graduation ceremony will be conducted on Friday, May 21 at the Sulphur Springs Civic Center.
The Quitman Development Corporation board voted to hire a company to do landscape work on the parking lot north of the downtown square Monday. The Turner Land Management bid of $6,800 was approved to make the improvements on the parking lot which serves downtown. It was the only bid received.
Recent city and school elections May 1 in Wood County were decided by a relative handful of voters.
Mineola sat in 8th place after the first day of the Conference 3A girls state golf championship at ShadowGlen in Manor Monday, shooting a 411 team score.
In the anchor event of the Conference 3A state track meet Thursday night in Austin, Mineola’s Morgan Waggoner took the baton in the 1,600-meter relay just trailing the Canadian runner and sprinted a strong anchor leg to bring home the gold medal.