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You can still fill up at this station – with food

In the world of building renovations, there are times when it just comes together as if it were meant to be. That pretty much explains the transition of the old Sinclair gas station on the northwest … more

Preserving history

The Wood County Historical Commission has commissioned reprints of the Wood County Democrat’s 120-page centennial edition newspaper from July 1950, from left, commission members Jim Phillips, … more

Art in action

Work got underway Monday on the mural project at  406 S. Pacific St. in Mineola, the first effort of the Wood County Unity Mural Project, by the Flint and Steel Coalition. Young painters will … more

Breakfast to benefit food pantry Saturday

The monthly benefit breakfast for the Bread of Life food pantry ministry in Mineola will be Saturday, June 25 from 7-9 a.m. at the Broad Street Church of Christ, 440 W. Broad St. All donations … more

Mineola Kiwanis Club leaving flags up

The Kiwanis Club of Mineola has announced that it is testing a new brand of American flags. The flags will be left out from the time they were posted at businesses and residences in and around … more

Student exchange program gains local representative

A Mineola Elementary School teacher has been named the new local coordinator for International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES).  Kayla Henton has taken on the task as the coordinator. … more

Safety lessons

Children in the Mineola area have received bicycle safety instructions from the Mineola Pilot Club and the Mineola Police Department since 2000. Second graders at Mineola Primary School ride through … more

Community mural project set for week-long effort

The Wood County Unity Mural Project, a program of the Flint and Steel Coalition, gets underway this weekend, with the painting taking place next week, culminating Saturday, June 25. Muralist Luis … more

City memorializes music teacher-entrepreneur

On the first birthday since his passing last August, John DeFoore Jr., the influential Mineola music entrepreneur and teacher, was memorialized with a day in his honor last Wednesday, June 8. He … more

Kiwanis Club honors Elston

Richard Elston was named Mineola Kiwanis Citizen of the Month for May. Richard was manager of the Mineola Pizza Hut for many years and during that time helped with fundraisers and donations of pizza … more

Reuniting to remember a tragic day

Saturday was a special day of remembrance at UT Health Quitman as over 60 people gathered to take a look back at the tragic June 8, 1992 traffic crash which claimed the lives of five young people and … more
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