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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

Mineola council abandons unused street, OKs beer fest

The city of Mineola abandoned an unused street right-of-way, approved closing downtown streets for a beer fest and outlined its request to the Meredith Foundation Monday. more

Group seeks paper ballots

An overflow crowd filled the county courtroom Tuesday morning for a workshop by Wood County commissioners concerning the paper ballot movement. 

The Concerned Citizens of Wood County is seeking for commissioners to implement paper ballot voting as soon as possible. more

Grand Jury no bills murder suspect

The Wood County Grand Jury has declined to indict murder suspect Chad Earl Carr, who was arrested in September for the cold case murder of Brittany McGlone in 2007 near Winnsboro. 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

Commissioners OK repairs to county jail AC

Wood County Commissioners approved a $57,611 bid from Maddox Air Conditioning, Inc. of Tyler for replacing four existing gas/electric units with new Carrier units to bring back heat in the county jail. more

Quitman council honors state finalists

The Quitman City Council took time out of their Thursday night meeting to honor the state finalist Quitman Lady Bulldog cross country team along with their coaches Michael Scott and Laettner Greenhill.  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

Commissioners accept WCEDC director’s resignation

Wood County commissioners accepted the resignation of Wood County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Christophe Trahan at Tuesday morning’s meeting. more

Mineola council OKs zoning change on second try

A zoning change requested by developer Peter Woolford for Park Central Subdivision in south Mineola gained approval from the Mineola City Council Monday.

The 5-1 vote, with Sue Jones against, changes the zoning for 48 lots from single family to mixed use. more
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