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5 days ago
Dear Sir: Was  I the only one to see this Mother’s Day contradiction? The media’s coverage of Ukraine’s beleaguered children brings us to tears. Our elected leaders offer …
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Thursday, April 28
By the time you read this, we will have finished our participation in this year’s East Texas Day of Giving. Our goal was to raise $2,500 to use toward upgrading our computer hardware, finish …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, April 20
Dear editor: Our community is facing a healthcare crisis of significant proportions. Many are uninsured or underserved and feel like they have nowhere to turn. We need your help to reach those in …
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Thursday, April 14
I believe Spring has finally sprung. Hope everyone is doing well in spite of all the pollen floating around in the air. The Mineola Memorial Library has many books on gardening that might be of …
Angie Monk

Home Sweet Home

Thursday, April 14
When you are decorating, cooking or hiding real eggs for Easter, extra precautions are needed to enjoy them without the risk of getting sick. Here are some important safe handling tips to …

Letters to the editor

Thursday, April 14
To the editor: On April 6 former Quitman resident and dear friend Becky Hibbard passed from this life to the next. For many years she and her husband, Bob Hibbard, who founded the Quitman …
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Thursday, March 31
Happy Spring! Feeling like planting a garden? Stop by the library and check out some books on the subject. We have lots of books from flower gardening to vegetable gardening. Looking for some way …
Phil Major

Corner Column

Thursday, March 10
Thanks to a calendar anomaly that comes around every 28 years, the Mineola City Council found itself virtually hidden from the audience at last Monday’s meeting.
Angie Monk

Positively pork

Thursday, March 3
Pork is a delicious and nutritious source of protein. Pork also provides thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, zinc, potassium and phosphorus. Each of these nutrients play an important role in maintaining our …
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Thursday, March 3
And just like that here comes March. Hopefully that means more consistent weather and not this extreme to extreme thing we’ve been experiencing. We were lucky enough to recently receive several grants.

Letter to the editor

Thursday, March 3
We all have heard the importance of our vote, but few appreciate the most powerful vote that we have – the vote as a juror. Our “Informed Voters League” sent out questionnaires to all of the Texas candidates. One important question was: “Does a juror have the right to decide the law as well as the facts?”
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Wednesday, February 16
Can you believe February is almost over? We are even beginning to plan our Summer Reading Program. Wow.
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Letters Policy

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Letters to the editor are opinions expressed by the writers and in no way reflect opinions or policies of this paper. Publication of a letter does not necessarily mean the facts have been confirmed.

Non-resignation now termination

Thursday, April 28

In another twist to the dismissal of former Assistant District Attorney Joey Fenlaw, District Attorney Angela Albers decided to terminate him after accepting a resignation he claimed he did not give. Wood County commissioners approved the termination at the April 19 meeting.

Education foundation makes teachers’ day
Thursday, April 28

The Mineola ISD Education Foundation held its annual prize swarm on Friday. The following teacher grants were awarded...

Mineola May Fiesta returns
Thursday, April 28

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

Chamber honors best of the best
Thursday, April 28

The Mineola Chamber of Commerce provided the venue last Thursday for the city to celebrate together again. It wasn’t a celebration of what the city was once again doing; it was a celebration of what the city has been doing all along.

Wet-dry vote sought
Thursday, April 28

A tobacco store near Yantis has begun the process of seeking a wet-dry election for Wood County Justice Precinct One.

Red Beard’s Tobacco, just south of Yantis on Hwy. 154, is publishing a public notice in this week’s Monitor advising that a petition is being sought.

    • Corner Column
      Wednesday, February 9

      A little over a year ago I began retrieving the Mineola police log weekly in order to report the goings on as they relate to the local police …

    • Soup season
      Wednesday, February 2

      What’s better on a cold winter day than a warm bowl of soup? Soup can be nutritious, easy to prepare and inexpensive. It can be prepared …

    • Quitman Library Connections
      Wednesday, January 26

      The Quitman Public Library will not offer free federal income tax assistance this year, however, printed forms are available here. You may …

    • Mineola Memorial Library Notes
      Thursday, January 20

      Thank you all for your patience and an even bigger thank you to the staff of the Mineola Memorial Library. We have been short-staffed the …

    • Food safety resolutions
      Thursday, January 20

      Many people make resolutions for the new year — things that you have decided to learn or improve on and are determined/resolved to …

Corner Column

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Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Thursday, December 23, 2021

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Thursday, December 16, 2021