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Most cities still ahead on sales tax income

With one more month to go in the year, Wood County cities, except Winnsboro, continue to have higher sales tax collections than for 2022. Three of the six cities reported lower income for … more

Patriotic display

Earlier this month members of the Library Outreach Committee of the Elizabeth Denton English Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, decorated the Quitman Library lobby … more

Garden club names November yard of month

Carolee Woodrum and her husband, Clifford, bought their 1929 brick cottage at 511 Sycamore, cornered by Buchanan, two years ago. They left behind a much larger home and three acres of gardens to … more

Guilty pleas entered in 402nd District Court

The following guilty pleas were heard and sentences assessed Nov. 9 in 402nd District Court: Amanda Laniel McCann, Paris, possession of a controlled substance penalty group one less than one … more

Motorcyclist dies in crash with deer

A Big Sandy man was killed in a motorcycle collision with a deer in Wood County on Tuesday, Nov. 7. According to the Texas Highway Patrol preliminary report, Jeffrey P. Walls Jr., 50, was … more

Mineola Fire Department Report

Medical assist, assist EMS crew: Oct. 19, 9:59 a.m., 114 CR 2234, Mineola; Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m., 412 Clara St., Mineola; Oct. 20, 11:24 a.m., 137 Autumn Winds Ct., Mineola; Oct. 21, 12:20 p.m., 165 PR … more

Wood County Sheriff’s Report

November 1 Lt. Milbourn, animal complaint; victim advised neighbor’s dog came onto property, killed one of her dogs. Deputies will attempt to contact dog owner. Cpl. Rapp, theft, CR … more

Mineola Police Report

November 4 1:11 a.m., public assist, CR 2740, debris in roadway. 3:42 a.m., assist other agency, S. Hwy. 69, sheriff’s office traffic stop. 9:18 a.m., motorist assist, W. Loop … more

County voters agree with state on amendments

Wood County voters agreed with their fellow Texans in the state constitutional amendment election Tuesday, Nov. 7 passing 13 of 14 propositions. Only Prop. 13, extending the retirement age for … more

Pair receives Grammy award nominations

Two female musical artists with ties to the Mineola area have been nominated for Grammy Awards. And it is not the first time for either. Kacey Musgraves, the country music sensation with … more

Kelly Smith recalls how veterans offered their support during family’s trying times

Precinct 2 Wood County Constable Kelly Smith, commandant of the Wood County Marine Corps League detachment, expressed that to support veterans, “sometimes all you have to do is just show up.” more

Proud father hears daughter’s essay on honor, courage and commitment

Autumn Grosskopf received second place in the Wood County Marine Corp League’s annual writing contest for her essay entitled, “Honor, Courage, Commitment: Values That Unite Veterans, Ordinary Citizens, and a Grateful Daughter,” which she read in its entirety for the gathered crowd at the gazebo in downtown Mineola midday Saturday. more

Filing underway for March primaries

Filing is underway for the spring party primaries to be held on March 5.

In Wood County, the district judge, sheriff, tax assessor-collector, commissioners in Precincts One and Three and the four constables will be up for election for four-year terms. more

QISD adjusts class hours to comply with state-required CTE minutes

Quitman School Board made changes to the current school calendar Monday in light of state regulations regarding student attendance in career and technical education (CTE) classes. The board had … more

Variety of Thanksgiving food offerings can be found around Wood County

Looking for a place to eat Thanksgiving? Tired, hungry and don’t feel like cooking? Well, search no more: here’s a list of places that you and your loved ones can eat on Thanksgiving … more

Biggest Quitman, Bulldog cheerleader retiring

A staple of the Monitor’s coverage of ‘all things Quitman,’ Larry Tucker, is retiring from the news and sports beat. As he continues to recover from some physical challenges, he graciously allowed an interview to talk about his life, his beloved Quitman, and the many friends he has made along the way. more

Attaway named director for Quitman development

Quitman City Administrator James Attaway will also be the executive director of the Quitman Development Corp.

Both roles were previously held by former administrator Rodney Kieke... more

Sound of Swarm snags state silver

Mineola High School’s Sound of the Swarm earned silver at the 2023 UIL state marching band contest in San Antonio last Wednesday in their fifth consecutive trip to state finals. more

Mineola salutes veterans

Saturday, a patriotic parade down Broad St. followed by a ceremony full of gratitude at the gazebo in downtown Mineola paid tribute to those among who have served with honor, courage and commitment. more

Benefit breakfast Saturday at St. Paul’s

Breakfast With a Heart will be hosted by the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 11.   The all-you-can-eat breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, biscuits, gravy, jams, … more
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