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Quitman library earns state honor

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.   more

Mineola library friends hear author

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.   more

Barns show pride in state flag

One of the most recognizable signposts of Texas is the state flag. For many years the Texas flag has adorned barns in this state. Painting of the state flag is much more common in Texas than in any … more

City National-Yantis hosting blood drive May 14

City National Bank of Yantis will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 14, at 118 N. Main St., in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. To receive more information or to … more

A super day

Heritage House Healthcare Centre in Quitman celebrated National Superhero Day this week by delivering cooking to local heroes, and the staff and residents enjoyed a dress up day. more

Kiwanis Club passes out awards

Mineola Kiwanis Club President Roy Shockey presented BUG (Bring Up Grades) awards at Alba-Golden Elementary recently. The BUG program helps students in goal setting and encourages them to raise their … more

Tyler Junior College names Richey dean

After serving as interim dean for the 2020-21 school year, Dr. Jim Richey has been named the permanent dean of humanities, communications and fine arts at Tyler Junior College. He is the son … more

Program offers education funds

Funding for education and training can be challenging. Support services for those attending classes are often needed as well. Greater East Texas Community Action Program (GETCAP) announces funding … more

Kiwanis Club honors citizen

Wanda Dubbs was presented the Mineola Kiwanis Club Citizen of the Month for April for her work with the Mineola museum and her ability to decorate at the many city events. She was introduced by … more

4-H food challenge team advances to state

The Wood County Senior 4-H Food Challenge Team recently won first place at the District 5 Food Challenge contest and earned the right to advance to state competition at Texas 4-H Round-Up at Texas … more

Family planning celebration for Quitman couple’s 70th anniversary

Juan D. and Jerry Nichols will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on May 18, 2021. Their four children, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren will be honoring them with a … more

Drive seeks to secure needed women’s health care products to be distributed locally

Cassandra Sampson of Mineola has put out “A call to donate to women’s health.”

She is raising awareness about an unmet need in the community – women’s sanitary products. more
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