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Letter to the Editor

To the Citizens of Wood County,
During the summer of 2016, I was appointed by then elected District Attorney Jim Wheeler as special prosecutor to investigate and prosecute a shooting that occurred in Wood County in November 2015. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. The library is giving thanks to the Meredith Foundation for giving us a grant... more

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by Phil Major, publisher
Tim Buchanan is one of the most successful and well-respected high school football coaches in Texas.
And that’s saying a lot, because that is a fraternity filled with great men. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Happy November! Cool weather and the holiday seasons fast approaching.  

We have made curbside service a part of our regular operations. You may reserve books online or call us and make a request. We’ll notify you when your online request is ready and you call us when you arrive in the parking lot (or call us as you are about to leave your home).

The Mineola Memorial Library will be closed Nov. 17-28. more

Online diabetes class offered

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is proud to debut our “Cooking Well with Diabetes” online program as one of the classes offered on the statewide “AgriLife Learn” system.

November is National Diabetes Education Month, which is a great time to highlight information on diabetes management, whether someone is newly diagnosed or just looking for information as a refresher. more

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by Phil Major

Apart from grieving the loss of a loved one, is there anything we do that’s more physically, mentally and emotionally draining than packing, moving and unpacking? more

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By Larry Tucker

It is often said “age is just a number.”
As I have now reached birthday number 70, I find myself reflecting on my past, on the things I have seen and heard, and on what the future holds for me in the next few years. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Happy Halloween! The staff is competing for bragging rights through a pumpkin decorating contest. The pumpkins are in the windows facing Blair Street. Vote for your favorite by phone, while you are … more

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Depending upon your take on the ongoing global pandemic, if you are like us you are remaining cautious until the day when there are vaccines and treatments widely available for COVID-19. Perhaps if … more

Quitman Library Connections

Friends of the Quitman Public Library invite new members to join this active group of volunteers during National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 18-24, libraries across the country recognize … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We’ve gotten some cooler weather and a little bit of rain. Football is in high gear and the Mineola High School band sounds terrific. Fall has definitely arrived. We had our first meeting of … more

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Friday night football has taken on a whole new meaning thanks to the coronavirus. It’s difficult to say anything good has come from this nuisance which has stretched past six months, but there … more
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