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Annual meeting set at New Hope

The annual meeting of the New Hope Cemetery Association of Wood County will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct.  1 at the pavilion. more

Car show during festival benefits Caring & Sharing

Among the many highlights of the annual Iron Horse Heritage Festival in Mineola Saturday will be the second annual Caring & Sharing Car Show, put on by Kirk Henson with ETCSO. more

Many factors influence East Texas weather

“To understand weather, you have to understand that the atmosphere is much like a river – with currents and eddies and bank interactions – and then added to it is instability resulting from moisture and temperature.” more

Texas MG owners celebrating centennial in Mineola

The Texas MG Register will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the MG Car Company at their fall gathering in Mineola Oct. 5-8. more

Mineola ready to celebrate all things train

Mineola’s annual celebration of its railroad history, the Iron Horse Heritage Festival, kicks off with entertainment at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown and goes until 4 p.m. more

These grandparents are leading the cheers

Simply stated, the experience of youth sports owes much to the older generation. 

Three local families shared some thoughts about the importance of athletics to their grandchildren and the unique joys of sharing in that experience.  more

Delegation congratulates Mineola

Delegations from the East Texas Amtrak-served communities of Marshall and Longview traveled via Amtrak’s Texas Eagle to Mineola Saturday, Sept. 2 to honor Mineola on the commemoration of the city’s 150th anniversary. more

Wood County Walls hosting first Texas Street Art Festival

The first Texas Street Art Festival is set the week of Sept. 16-23 as part of the newly established Wood County Walls initiative. more

Breakfast to benefit pantry

Breakfast With a Heart will be hosted by Broad Street Church of Christ in Mineola on Saturday, Sept. 9.   The all-you-can-eat breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, biscuits, gravy, … more

Caring & Sharing volunteer meeting set

Mineola Caring & Sharing’s first volunteer meeting of the year will be Monday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the church hall of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 203 Meadowbrook. The group … more

New minister has hit the ground running

John Thomas can be spotted around Mineola most days. The minister at the First Methodist Church runs 4-6 miles per day in the neighborhoods around the church facilities. He said it helps … more

Caring & Sharing seeks community volunteers

Mineola Caring & Sharing is looking for persons interested in helping the needy during the upcoming Christmas season. According to Board President Joyce Curry, the group has developed around 20 … more

Mineola resident celebrates 100th birthday

Mineola Mayor Jayne Lankford shares a proclamation with Mary Tedder on Thursday, declaring Mary Laveda Tedder Day on Aug. 24. Tedder was born Aug. 24, 1923 in Tool and grew up on a farm in Lively. more

It’s music to their ears

They each came to this area from other regions of Texas and with one stop in between – from Wellington to Granbury to Quitman, and from Grand Prairie to Providence to Mineola. The two ladies, … more

Club hosting benefit game night

A game night and dinner fundraiser will be hosted by the Pilot Club of Mineola on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The second annual game night will be at the First Methodist Church Ministry Center, 612 N. Newsom … more

New life for old school

The name carved in stone above the door says Lloyd C.S.D 17, but it is more popularly known as the Coke school. more

Mineola golf course reopens – golf only

It was hardly business as usual for the Mineola Golf Club, but some members of the Senior Golf Association gathered last Thursday morning for their weekly scramble. more

Diagnosis set family on different path

Life changes, often in dramatic moments – moments which rewrite priorities, challenge faith, stress hearts and cause questioning of everything one believes in. 

Mineola athletic director Luke Blackwell and his family have had more than their share of these dramatic moments over the past two years. more

Ingrams celebrate 73 years

Caring & Sharing marks 40th year of assisting

In October 1983, 20 concerned citizens met for the organizational meeting of a program they christened “Caring & Sharing: Mineolans for Mineola.” The plan was to coordinate efforts of all the programs already at work in the community. The monetary goal was $9,200 or roughly $30 to feed and clothe a child for Christmas. more
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