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Cars, coffee return

The Lake Country Classics Car Club monthly Classics and Coffee will be in downtown Quitman Saturday, May 21 and the third Saturday through November from 8-10:30 a.m. The event is free and there is … more

Kiwanis club monthly honoree

Mark Hooks, assistant Mineola fire chief, was honored as the April Kiwanis Citizen of the Month. Mark is actively involved in several Kiwanis projects such as the Chili Cook Off and the posting of US … more

Big weekend planned around fishing tournament

Saturday and Sunday will be big days at the Bassmaster Elite series event at Lake Fork. The festival is free and open to the public. On Sunday, country music stars, the Bellamy Brothers, will perform … more

Breakfast benefits pantry

Breakfast with a Heart benefiting the Bread of Life food pantry ministry will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, May 21 from 7-9 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 204 N. Johnson in … more

Bellamy Brothers to headline Lake Fork Bassmasters

Country music concerts have returned to the Simms BassMaster Elite Fishing Tournament at Lake Fork May 19-22, headquartered at the Sabine River Authority property east of the dam. The elite … more

Peanut brittle turns into growing enterprise, located in Mineola

Yes, there is a Grandma Cleda, and yes, she makes peanut brittle. And not just any peanut brittle, a recipe she spent over two years perfecting so that it’s light, crunchy and doesn’t … more

Couple creates idyllic setting in unlikely spot

Wood County does hold visual surprises. Sometimes one simply has to drive to the crest of a hill, or in this case, halfway down a long driveway to begin to glimpse a beautiful scene … more

Yard of the month

The Fannie Marchman Garden Club has selected the home of Anne Delivaudais as the Yard of the Month. She has lived at 522 Wigley Dr. in Mineola for 20 years. Anne believes the outside of your … more

Garden club wraps up spring activities, plans summer tour

The Fannie Marchman Garden Club began the second half of this club year with Brenda Swagerty, owner of Plants of Texas giving an informative presentation of growing, pruning, planting and choosing … more

Community leaders honored by Quitman chamber

A packed house of over 250 people attended last Thursday’s Quitman Chamber of Commerce annual banquet at Carroll Green Civic Center in Quitman. The chamber has undergone some changes in the … more

Flora Masonic Lodge honors Ila Wisdom

Flora Lodge No. 119 A.F. & A.M. in Quitman presented Ila Wisdom the Community Builder Award April 26. The award is given annually to non-Masons for outstanding philanthropic efforts, who have … more

Workforce development council formed at Jarvis College

Jarvis Christian College has created a new Jarvis Workforce Development Council consisting of community stakeholders in Wood County and surrounding areas to provide insight and leadership on training … more
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