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by Phil Major
With apologies to all the folks promoting this area for its lakes and fishing, railroad history, beautiful woods and much more, I have to break some news to you.
This is band country. more

Quitman Library Connections

This year’s Annual FOL “Big, Big Book Sale,” hosted by Friends of the Quitman Public Library, will be Nov. 2-5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Come early to get the best picks. The Friends … more

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Community. The word has been bouncing around inside my head like an ear worm for a few weeks. I think it began at the session held by the Mineola Memorial Library, visiting memories of the … more

Quitman Library Connections

The Wood County Historical Commission will host “History of Caddo Indians in Wood County” on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 from 2-4 p.m. at the library. Presenters are Dr. T. Guderjen and M. … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We’ve decorated for Halloween and the staff has decorated pumpkins based on books or characters in books. Stop by the library (301 N. Pacific) and vote for your favorite or find us on Facebook … more

Quitman Library Connections

National Family History Month is observed in October. The Quitman Public Library along with the Wood County TX Genealogical Society invites family researchers, historians and storytellers to … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Here we are entering into October. We had a great time at the Iron Horse Festival and look forward to seeing you in the library. October brings the East Texas Library Friends Book Club to the … more

Quitman Library Connections

National Voter Regis-tration Day is Tuesday, Sept. 28, and the Quitman Public Library is participating in the month-long “Register in September – Vote in November” voter … more

Cherry juice, check it out

The next time you’re looking for a healthy and delicious beverage, consider reaching for cherry juice. Like all types of fruit, cherries are low in calories and contain a variety of … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

School has begun and we have extended our hours. We are now open Tuesday 9-6, Wednesday 9-5:30, Thursday 9-6, Friday 9-4 and Saturday 9-3. As we have been for 20-plus years, we are still closed on … more

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As a numbers nerd, reviewing the latest numbers from the U.S. Census puts me in hog heaven. They’re almost as fun to dig into as voting trends. Once I discovered a graphic that could take … more

Child Safety Seat Check-Up Sept. 23

Would your child‘s car seat pass inspection? Get a free car seat check-up locally. During the pandemic parents had lots on their mind, but car seats may not have been at the top of the list. … more
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