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Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Wednesday, November 23
Hope you all have a happy Thanksgiving. Thank you to all who participated in filling in the feathers of our annual Thankful Bird. He looked terrific.
Phil Major

Corner Column

Wednesday, November 23
by Phil Major
“Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh through the white and drifted snow-ow.”

As a kid growing up in north-central and eastern Texas in the 1960s, the woods we traversed were generally the Piney Woods of East Texas.
Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections

Wednesday, November 16
The Quitman Public Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25. During November, the library celebrates several events and highlights each with …

Take the time to reach out to a veteran

Wednesday, November 9
It had been 28 years since I had seen my friend. The last time I had, he was beginning a tour of duty in San Diego, and I was passing through San Diego en route to Pearl Harbor.
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Wednesday, November 9
Can you believe it’s already November? Want to start working on holiday crafts, gifts and food? Stop by the library and take a look at our craft and cookbooks. Maybe you will find something to …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, November 9
To the editor: Some say our nation is living on the edge. California’s governor is posting billboards across the nation inviting women to come there to kill their babies, with a …
Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections

Wednesday, November 2
This week is the FOL Fall Book Sale to be held through Friday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Stop by and make a deal. The next meeting of the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will be …
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Wednesday, October 26
Before we get into upcoming events, the Mineola Memorial Library would like to thank Mr. Mike for putting us in touch with Mr. Ken who has a crew with a bucket truck. The bucket crew descended …
Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections

Wednesday, October 19
Friends of the Quitman Public Library invite new members to join them for National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 17-21, libraries across the country recognize Friends for their dedication to …
Phil Major

Corner Column

Wednesday, October 12
Teachers matter.

That should come as no surprise to anyone, but sometimes we can lose sight of that.
Librarian Mary Hurley

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Wednesday, October 12
It’s back! The annual staff pumpkin decorating contest. Staff are decorating their pumpkins as you read this.
Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections

Wednesday, October 5
During October, the Quitman Public Library is celebrating several events and highlighting each with displays of books, movies, audiobooks and eBooks.  Near the checkout area is a display of …
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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.

Wood County has no shortage of Christmas events

Yesterday at 3:50 AM

Plenty of holiday events are scheduled around Wood County, starting with a busy weekend ahead.

Mineola holiday Tour of Homes returning

Yesterday at 3:49 AM

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.

Mineola council abandons unused street, OKs beer fest

Yesterday at 3:49 AM

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.

Group seeks paper ballots

Yesterday at 3:49 AM

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.

Grand Jury no bills murder suspect

2 days ago

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.

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      Thursday, September 15

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