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Reading in the park

The Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis had a grand opening for the Little Library at Jim Hogg City Park. The Kiwanis board members are, from left, President-elect Cyndi Lorton, Treasurer Larry Lorton, … more

Lankford recounts Mineola history

Mayor of Mineola Jayne Lankford was speaker for the Wood County Genealogy Society March 20 at the Quitman Public Library. She gave an interesting and informative history of Mineola. more

Memorial bass tourney planned for fifth year

The 6th Annual Jake Wilson Memorial Bass Tournament will be held April 22, headquartered at the Minnow Bucket Marina on Lake Fork on Hwy. 154 just south of the bridge. The tournament is for a … more

Mayors meet mayhem challenge

Mineola City Council member Cassandra Sampson took up the mantle for the March for Meals Mayors Mayhem contest for the second year. She dressed as Queen Butterfly Electra, spreading good cheer while … more

Lake church welcomes Easter at first light

It is appropriate that a sunrise service is conducted on the shoreline of a lake. Water was integral to so many of the events which were documented about the life of Jesus.  One of the local … more

Westervelt joins Alba council

Tim Westervelt took the oath as a new member of the Alba City Council last Monday. He fills the vacancy created when Larry Jones moved outside the city. Westervelt will serve until the term … more

Mineola EDC meets behind closed doors

Mineola Economic Development directors spent more than an hour behind closed doors last Thursday but came out with no items upon which to take action. Part of the closed session was spent with … more

Quitman Development considers mural project

Quitman Development Corporation board members   heard a presentation from Todd Witt concerning the Wood County Walls (WCW) project. Witt explained the vision for WCW is based on the Wynwood … more

Hop on board

The Harry Meredith Easter Special pulls out of the station at Iron Horse Square Park in Mineola Saturday. The train patrons got to experience the newly-constructed open-air depot. Saturday’s … more

County autopsy budget increased

After hearing a plea from Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Tony Gilbreath, Wood County commissioners approved an amendment to add $50,000 to the JP professional budget.   The increase is due … more

Alba-Golden superintendent resigns to take Lindale JH principal position

The search for a new superintendent of Alba-Golden Independent School District commenced Monday evening as the school board approved the resignation of Superintendent Macie … more

Family celebrates matriarch’s 100th

It was a special day on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the Hunter home property north of Quitman. The matriarch of the Hunter family, Lorine White Hunter, was honored in celebration of her 100th … more

County records being corrected a year later

It has been more than a year since altered district court electronic records surfaced showing District Attorney Angela Albers had worked over 10,000 criminal cases, including 1,000 as a defense … more

Mineola Fire Department Report

Medical assist, assist EMS crew: March 31, 9:47 a.m., 300 Phillips St., Mineola; April 3, 7:37 p.m., 408 McDaniel St., Mineola; April 5, 9:55 p.m., 115 PR 6799, Mineola. Dispatched & canceled … more

Wood County Sheriff’s Report

March 29 Sgt. Morrison, Cpl. Cooper, disturbance, FM 2225; victim and grandson got into argument, he fled, suspect located in different residence on property. Brandon Nichols, 33, arrested for … more

Mineola Police Report

April 1 6:44 a.m., city ordinance violation, Giles, report of gunshots, several calls, officer advised a dog attacked his dogs and chickens, acted aggressively toward him, shot dog in … more

WC Arboretum prepares spring plant sale

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

Final paving set to begin for Hwy. 37 improvement project

Final repaving is set to begin in the highway improvement project on State Hwy. 37 between Mineola and Quitman. According to the weekly update from the Texas Dept. of Transportation, the … more

Quitman sets yearly spring clean-up

The city of Quitman spring clean-up days will be April 14 and 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the city warehouse at the end of Cliff St. and West Side Dr.   Clean-up days are for the residents … more

Pilot Club hosts brain health series

Focusing on their mission of brain health, the Pilot Club of Quitman is hosting a free series devoted to preventing and treating brain related disorders and conditions. These will be held each … more
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