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Downtown celebration to assist restaurant owner

The downtown Mineola business community will come together on Saturday to help one of its own. Caring on Commerce will be a benefit for one of the owners of Dizzy Daqs restaurant. … more

Reception set for high school art contest

The 10th Annual High School Art Competition and Exhibition will be presented by Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) at 200 Market St. from April 6-27. The reception to celebrate the artists will … more

Extension Service schedules forum

The Texas Agrilife Extension Service is conducting its Texas Community Futures Forums in counties throughout Texas. The extension service holds these events every five years to help identify … more


Two predictions surrounding Monday’s total solar eclipse in East Texas largely failed to come true. The clouds were thin to non-existent during the time of totality around 1:40 p.m., and the expected traffic jams did not materialize. more

Pilot Club readies benefit mystery theater

Dig into the back of your closet and pull out those ‘70s duds for the Pilot Club of Mineola’s “Staying Alive” murder mystery dinner Friday, April 19 at the Mineola Civic … more

Arboretum hosts annual plant sale in Quitman

Plant lovers celebrating the return of sunny weather are invited to stop by the upcoming spring sale, organized by the Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. This much-anticipated event is … more

Junior livestock show concludes with auction

The sale of champions will conclude the 2024 Wood County Junior Livestock Show this week. The sale starts at 6 p.m. Friday at the Quitman ag facility off FM 2088 on the north end of the high … more

Mineola chamber planning for annual fiesta in May

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the annual Fiesta de Mayo (May Fiesta) which celebrates Hispanic heritage and culture in the area from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 in historic … more

Guitarist plans show in Mineola

An incredible guitar concert is scheduled in Mineola on April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Broad Street Church of Christ, 440 W. Broad St. It is presented by the Texas Fingerstyle … more

Disc golfers converge on Mineola

The Mineola Disc Golf Club is hosting an open tournament at the Mineola Nature Preserve course Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24. Entry fees are $100 for the pro divisions, $75 for amateur … more

Master Gardeners hosting free conference

Wood County Master Gardeners are hosting the “Homesteading, Back to Basics” Spring Conference on Saturday, March 23 at Quitman High School from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The special … more

Food bank benefit breakfast Saturday

The Bread of Life Ministry will hold its monthly benefit breakfast Saturday, March 16 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Broad Street Church of Christ, 440 W. Broad St. in Mineola. Suggested donation for … more

Memorial bass tourney planned in April

The 7th annual Jake Wilson Memorial Amateur Open Bass Tournament at Lake Fork is planned Saturday, April 20, hosted by the Minnow Bucket on Hwy. 154. Registration must be postmarked by Monday, … more

Metal detector giving program for county genealogical society

The Wood County Genealogy Society will meet   Monday, March 18 at 5 p.m.   at the Quitman Public Library, 202 E. Goode St. Speaker will be   Jerry Tinney on “Metal Detecting … more

Lake County Symphonic Band sets spring concert

Members of the Lake Country Symphonic Band will present their spring concert, “Entry of the Guests” on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Select … more

Mineola VFW post to be awarded Purple Heart designation

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7523 in Mineola will be officially designated as a Purple Heart Post on Saturday, March 30, followed by a celebration at 3 p.m. All veterans, citizens of … more

Pilot Club plans annual benefit mystery dinner

Save the date for the Mineola Pilot Club’s fifth annual mystery dinner and show. This year’s show will be Friday, April 19 at the Mineola Civic Center.   Doors will open at 6 p.m., … more

Catching fish and fun at Lake Fork

Lake Fork will be the center of attention in Wood County this week, as Bassmasters brings its professional fishing tour to the famed fishing lake, and Wood County celebrates the event with a two-day … more

Mineola church hosting three Lenten fish fries

Lenten fish fries are planned on Friday Feb. 23, March 8 and March 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 203 Meadowbrook in Mineola. Menu includes catfish, hush puppies, french … more

Blood drive set in Quitman

The next Quitman Rotary Club blood drive will be held at First United Methodist Church - Quitman on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Donations will be done inside the church. Carter … more
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