Cross country collegians

Yesterday at 10:19 AM
Jacksonville College sophomores, from left, Keilee Riley of Mineola, Brandon Jimenez of Quitman and Hannah Zoch of Mineola ran cross country for the school this year. They ended their season at …
Brandt Peterson breaks into the forecourt against Edgewood.

Edgewood gives Panthers measuring stick

Yesterday at 10:18 AM
The Alba-Golden Panthers got an early-season measure from the Edgewood Bulldogs last Tuesday and fell 66-36 in Edgewood. Many teams will calibrate their efforts based on games scheduled against …

Lady Bulldogs recover to take win over Grace Community

Yesterday at 10:17 AM
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs defeated Grace Community 36-27 on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The visitors fell behind 11-5 in the first quarter but turned the tables with a 15-3 second quarter to give Quitman …
Quitman’s Jace Peek dominated the boards in action last week against White Oak.

Quitman, Mineola battle in White Oak

Yesterday at 10:16 AM
Area basketball teams enjoyed another week heavily laden with tournament competition. The Mineola boys and Quitman boys were busy at the White Oak tourney, while the Alba-Golden boys were at All …

Alba-Golden Panthers named to the all-district football team

Thursday, November 30
The Alba-Golden Panthers have earned the following all-district football honors: 1st team   Quarterback - Easton Campbell   Tight end - Wyatt Sutton   Outside …

AG Panthers lose to top-ranked Beckville

Wednesday, November 15
The Alba-Golden Panthers faced one of the best football teams in Class 2A last Thursday at Christus Trinity Mother Francis Rose Stadium. The Beckville Bearcats throttled the Panthers 41-0 in the bidistrict match-up.

Alba-Golden to take on tough Beckville

Thursday, November 9
The Alba-Golden Panthers take on Beckville Thursday at Tyler Rose Stadium at 7:30 p.m. for the bidistrict football playoff in Class 2-A Division 1. Beckville won District 10-2A with a 6-0 …

Bulldogs end year on high note

Thursday, November 9
Until :46 seconds remained in the first half, it was yet a close game. At that point Quitman led Winona 20-7. When Luke Williams carried the ball over the goal to make it 26-7 and added the …

Mineola misses postseason with loss

Thursday, November 9
Mineola fans had to check the final scores again Saturday morning, just to be sure. In a perfect storm, the one in four chance Mineola would be bumped from the playoffs came true.   …

Quitman and Mineola runners compete at state cross country

Thursday, November 9
The Mineola girls team and two boys and two girls from Quitman qualified for the state cross country meet Friday, Nov. 3 in Round Rock. The event was held at Old Settlers Park. Following …

Mt. Vernon stops Quitman in four

Thursday, October 26

Panthers rout Eagles on way to playoffs

Thursday, October 26

‘Dogs fall in tangle with Tigers

Thursday, October 26

Cross country runners advance to state meet

Thursday, October 26

Alba-Golden 8th graders record early success

Thursday, October 26

Lake Country

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Filing underway for March primaries

Wednesday, November 15
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.

Corner Column

Wednesday, November 15
Larry Tucker's retirement was not planned, but something that developed over the last several months as health issues decided to take charge of Larry’s path in life.

That’s a real shame because his passion for Quitman and for covering the news and sports has never diminished. His body just decided not to cooperate.

Biggest Quitman, Bulldog cheerleader retiring

Wednesday, November 15
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.

Attaway named director for Quitman development

Wednesday, November 15
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...

Sound of Swarm snags state silver

Wednesday, November 15
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.