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Benefit breakfast Saturday

Bread of Life Ministries will hold its benefit breakfast Saturday, Aug. 28 at the Broad Street Church of Christ in Mineola from 7-10 a.m. Proceeds benefit the food distribution ministry. more

Mineola Caring & Sharing kicks off season

Mineola Caring & Sharing officially kicked off the Christmas season with its semiannual board meeting Aug. 16 Letters went out to Mineola ISD students through their schools this week. A … more

Alba-Golden School Board names new ag-science center for Hugh Ragsdale

The Alba-Golden school board announced the naming of the new ag-science center as the Hugh Ragsdale Ag-science Center at Monday’s regular meeting. With members of the Ragsdale family in … more

MISD opens new year with enrollment up

Mineola schools kicked off the new year last week. Superintendent Cody Mize told the school board Monday that the year has started well, and staff is monitoring processes and procedures and … more

A real guitar hero passes

Iconic guitar guru John DeFoore, Jr. passed away Sunday. Funeral arrangements are a private family graveside service in Sidon, Miss. later this week. A celebration of his life will be held at a later … more

East Texans show creativity with yard art

As Alba resident Patricia Smith recalled, her husband, Galen, surveyed the tall old pine tree at the front of their property and remarked, “I think I can see a bass in there.” What … more

Rachel’s Challenge program offered to the public

The public is invited to hear a presentation for Rachel’s Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Mineola High School gym. That presentation will be the third segment of the … more

Mineola trio takes part in sports leadership academy

Three young athletes returned from “the time of our lives” this week at Playa de Flamingo, Costa Rica. Mineola seniors Kapri Riley, Keilee Riley and Riley Weekly participated in the Girls … more

Mineola Civic Center rolls out website update

Mineola Civic Center, the community gathering place for people of all ages in Mineola, Wood County and the surrounding area, has launched an updated website – www.mineolaciviccenter.com  … more

Mineola police launch program to aid families with members who require special assistance

The Mineola Police Department has launched the Take Me Home Program originally developed by the Pensacola, Fla. Police Dept. Responsible persons may register loved ones who could need special … more

Grant puts county cemetery records where all can view

In 1970 two Mineola women began painstakingly recording every grave marker they could find in Wood County and published their findings in a limited-edition four-volume set. Now that genealogical … more

Goldman shares tribute to brother lost in combat

A young woman of Winnsboro, Misty Goldman, offered remarks at the GoldStars Tribute Wall ceremony Saturday in Mineola. She is the elder sister of Shane Goldman, who at the age of 19 was killed in the … more
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