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Child Advocacy Center seeking donations for Angel Tree program

In this year alone, more than 350 children in northeast Texas have been victims of child sexual and physical abuse or neglect, the majority of whom are girls ages six to twelve. more

Caring & Sharing has giving trees around the town

Giving trees have been placed in several locations to benefit Mineola Caring & Sharing. more

We gather together

The Quitman Future Farmers of America celebrated Thanksgiving a little early last week with a scrumptious meal featuring fried turkeys with all the trimmings. more

A quilt, and so much more

Hugs and salutes are simple gestures. Hugs express love and sometimes provide comfort. Salutes convey respect and can show gratitude.

Those at the Quilts of Valor presentation Friday morning at Stitchin’ Heaven in Quitman witnessed these meaningful motions in their sincerest forms. more

Daughters honor anniversary by cleaning grave markers

To honor the anniversary of the Daughters of the American Revolution founding on Oct 11, 1895, chapters and individuals are encouraged to engage in meaningful service projects in their communities … more

60 years and counting

The Mineola High School Class of 1962 had a reunion on Saturday, Nov. 5. Class members attending were, from left, Letrice Kemp Brown, Mary Lou Oglesby Maxfield, Barry Head, Jerrie Lou Wilhite … more

Food pantry dedicates new site

The Rose Hill Community Food Pantry held a ribbon cutting with the Mineola Chamber of Commerce last week for its new location off U.S. Hwy. 80 west of Mineola. Bill and Kris Ware did the honors and … more

Groovy shopping

Records of all shapes, sizes and speeds could be found Saturday at the annex across the street from the Select Theater in Mineola. Young and old alike came to browse through the hundreds of albums … more

Marines, brothers, share meaning of service with students

The 43rd annual Quitman High School Veteran’s Day Assembly was highlighted by speeches from David and Michael Gonyea, brothers who served in the United States Marines. They own Minute Man Ordnance Company in Quitman along with Michael’s wife Stephanie.  more

Search for fishing spot led to horse paradise

All one has to do to appreciate the well-maintained horse trails at the Mineola Nature Preserve is to see the amazingly well-tended five-acre holding of Jim and Jenny Henderman. more

Mineola Landmark Commission bringing back tour of homes

The Mineola Landmark Commission welcomes back its annual holiday Tour of Homes which was suspended for two years due to COVID.

The tour will be Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. more

Blue Santa gearing up for annual campaign

The annual Blue Santa program gets underway soon in Wood County.

The program pairs police/first responders with children from throughout the county for an evening of Christmas shopping. more
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