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Mineola hay show seeks samples

Collection of samples is underway for the 56th annual Mineola Hay Show. Drop off locations include Big Country Farm Center in Mineola, Potts Feed Store and the Ag Extension Office in Quitman, … more

Volunteers stand ready to aid Holly Lake residents

Bill Bollinger and his wife Jean walked into Holly Hall to play bingo on a Saturday night in October 2006, a regular Holly Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. (HLVFD) fundraiser now held at the fire … more

MLOTA celebrating 30 years for organization and home’s former life as an elementary campus

The Mineola League of the Arts is celebrating 30 years in its permanent home at 200 W. Blair St. in Mineola.  This building spent the first 30 years of its life as Central Elementary School, … more

Chamber preparing Iron Horse Festival

 The Iron Horse Festival, a celebration of Mineola’s historic railroad heritage and the Mineola Chamber of Commerce’s biggest community event, is coming to historic downtown Mineola, … more

Benefit rummage sale planned

The Ladies Guild of St. Peter’s Church is having a rummage sale Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13 at 8 a.m. in the church hall, 203 Meadowbrook in Mineola. The sale will go til 4 p.m. Friday and … more

Church seeks demolition of former Kitchens home

A public hearing is set Monday, Aug. 22 concerning the demolition of the former Kitchens residence at 303 N. Johnson St. in Mineola. The First Baptist Church of Mineola, which has owned the home … more

Genealogy society given update about free resources

Deason Hunt spoke to the Wood County Genealogy Society July 18 at the Quitman Public Library. The longtime member spoke on “How to Tap Into More Free Online Records Than You Ever … more

Old Settlers Reunion for young & old

The 121st Wood County Old Settlers Reunion wrapped up its three-day run with a packed house Saturday at Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman.  more

Tips for Tots

John Abbott congratulates Sally Attaway on winning the drawing for a cooker during the annual Tips for Tots fundraiser hosted by the Wood County Child Welfare and Protection Boards Monday at … more

Masons install new leaders

Flora Masonic Lodge 119 held installation of new officers for 2022-23 on June 25 at its Quitman facility. New officers (from left) are Austin Brown, master of ceremonies; Tommy Brown, treasurer; … more

Beat the heat

The Mineola Volunteer Fire Department provided some heat relief to the attendees of the 2022 St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church’s Totus Tuus program last Friday. Totus Tuus is Latin for … more

Holly Brook hosting luncheon for schools

Teacher recognition, weekly children’s club meetings, and grief and support meetings for adults with memory loss will resume at Holly Brook Baptist Church. Interested community residents are … more
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