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Wood County has no shortage of Christmas events

Plenty of holiday events are scheduled around Wood County, starting with a busy weekend ahead. more

Mineola holiday Tour of Homes returning

The Mineola Landmark Commission hosts “Welcome Back Home,” continuing the annual Tour of Homes which was suspended two years due to COVID-19. The tour will be Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. more

Wood County communities getting ready for Christmas

The Christmas season will soon be in evidence around Wood County.

The turkey will barely be put away on Thanksgiving when Quitman lights its yuletide tree on the courthouse square at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24. more

Caring and Sharing auction Saturday

The Mineola Caring and Sharing campaign continues to ramp up toward its annual holiday distribution on Dec. 10.

The KMOO radio auction is Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. more

Sweet! Golden marks 40th potato festival

There are many events throughout the year in Wood County. They reflect the unique nature of the communities and the folks who give them life. Some of the events are purpose-driven and some celebrate anniversaries of heritage. Then, there is the Golden Sweet Potato Festival. more

Mineola Hay Show marks 56th year Tuesday

The 56th annual Mineola Hay Show is Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Mineola Civic Center.

The highlight of the show is the benefit auction which raises funds to support the Mineola FFA programs. more

Mineola May Fiesta returns

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Mineola May Fiesta Day in downtown Mineola Saturday, May 7. more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day caravan and service planned in Mineola

The Mineola Ministerial Alliance is hosting its annual Unity Celebration in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 17 at the Mineola Civic Center. more

Christmas season alights on Mineola

Crowds lined Broad Street through downtown Mineola Saturday evening for the annual lighted Christmas parade sponsored by the chamber of commerce. more

Parade, hay rides, mini-train and more in Mineola Saturday

Mineola will ring in the holiday season with its annual lighted Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m. more

Mineola chamber Christmas parade Dec. 4

Mineola will ring in the holiday season with its annual lighted Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m.

Theme of this year’s events “Christmas through the Decades.” more

Quilts of Valor presentation on Veterans Day at the courthouse

The Quilts of Valor Foundation will team up with Stitchin’ Heaven Quilt Shop on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. to honor veterans by awarding them with a quilt in a ceremony at the Wood County courthouse. Quilts will be on display at 10 a.m. prior to the ceremony. more
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