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Quitman Library Connections

Brookshire Grocery Company along with the Quitman Public Library will host a “Meet the Author” event for the company’s 92-year history book titled “From Cotton Picker to Store … more

Beneficial bananas

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in America. Bananas are high in potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and are fat free, cholesterol free and sodium free. They are delicious eaten plain, sliced with cereal or yogurt and in many bread and snacks recipes. The following are two easy recipes featuring bananas that you  might want to try. more

Corner Column

Maybe it is being so close to the miracle that is creation which often gives children special insights. Or, maybe it is just the unvarnished truths which they so easily, and unabashedly, voice. more

Quitman Library Connections

May is “Reading the Cowboy Trail” Month at the Quitman Public Library, and the line-up of books on display is looking mighty good. Stop by and check out what is new in adult, young adult … more

Re-think grilled cheese sandwich?

Most of us grew up with pretty much the same basic grilled cheese sandwich, right? Two slices of bread with cheese between, grilled or toasted. Super simple. But creativity has taken center stage … more

Corner Column

A couple of incidents in recent days brought back a flood of memories from early efforts at political activism. A week before the city election, two young ladies came through our neighborhood with … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We’ve had a very busy month. The Eagle Scout Project began, we participated in three fundraisers for the library, and we had a successful book sale. more

Quitman Library Connections

Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, and the Quitman Public Library is highlighting this event with a display near … more

Home Sweet Home

When it comes to nutrition, leafy greens are excellent choices – they top the charts in nutrition. Their benefits include... more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Lots of things happening in April. We had a very successful bake sale thanks to City National Bank and all who baked and bought. We appreciate CNB for putting this on for us.

There is a potential for a book sale on Saturday, April 17. more

Corner Column

Do you read the public notices? It’s OK to admit if you don’t, but you could be missing out on some important information. more

Letter to the editor

While many residents of Mineola have expressed concern about the proposed concrete batch plant to be located near the Mineola Nature Preserve, I would like to express my concerns as a user of the nature preserve.  more
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