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Free Mineola summer sports camps scheduled

Thursday, May 23
These are the dates, times, locations, grades and contacts for upcoming free Yellowjacket sports camps in Mineola. Jacket Camp (Strength & Conditioning) 7th - 12th …

Alba-Golden athletes chosen all-district

Thursday, May 23
Alba-Golden baseball and softball team members have earned the following all-district honors: Baseball   MVP - Easton Campbell 1st team   Pitcher - Mason Smith …

Softball players earn District 13-3A honors

Thursday, May 23
The following have been named to all-district honors in softball in District 13-3A from Mineola and Quitman: MINEOLA Jaycee Smith - Catcher of the year Mahayla McMahon - District MVP …

Quitman athletes honored at annual banquet

Thursday, May 23
Addison Marcee and Carter Smith were named Quitman High School’s athletes of the year at the recent awards banquet.
Addison Marcee and Carter Smith were named “Athletes of the Year” at the Annual Sports Banquet on Tuesday, May 14, hosted by the Quitman Athletic Booster Club. This event honors all …

Panthers fall from baseball playoffs

Thursday, May 16
Easton Campbell beats out a play at first as the Harleton pitcher and first baseman couldn’t connect.
Harleton had edged Alba-Golden in game one of their Area playoff series by a score of 5-4.   Going into the fourth inning of Alba-Golden’s second game with the Harleton Wildcats, it …

Runners, golfer prepare for state meet, tourney

Thursday, May 2
The state high school track and field meet and golf tournament are upcoming in the Austin area. The Conference 3A track meet is Thursday at Mike Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus …

Lady Jackets overcome deficits to advance

Thursday, May 2
The back of Mineola assistant softball coach Jason Goodson’s shirt carried a message from Colossians 3:23: “Whatever you do, work hard, as if serving the Lord and not men.”   …

Sweep of Quitman propels Mineola to state playoffs

Thursday, May 2
There is nothing like playing with confidence. It cannot be defined, but anyone who watches a baseball team play with confidence, knows it.   The Mineola Yellowjackets demonstrated that …

Bulldogs fall in two games to Harmonacy

Sunday, April 28
The Quitman Bulldogs varsity baseball team had a tough week as they faced off with the district-leading Harmony Eagles last Tuesday and Friday. The Bulldogs lost 10-0 on Tuesday and 9-0 on Friday. …

One of those nights

Sunday, April 28
Some nights it’s even difficult to properly warm-up between innings. It was just one of those nights. Winnsboro defeated the visiting Mineola Yellowjackets, 16-6, in five innings last Tuesday. …

Panthers claim title

Thursday, April 18

Quitman pair put names in record books

Thursday, April 18

Quitman rallies to defeat Como-Pickton

Thursday, April 11

AG Lady Panthers capture win over Detroit

Thursday, April 11

Errors thwart Mineola in 4-3 loss

Thursday, April 11

Lake Country

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Special Olympics returns in style

Thursday, April 11
After a five-year absence, over 150 athletes from Como-Pickton, Cedar Creek and Upshur and Wood Counties competed for special recognition at a state-sanctioned Special Olympics track and field meet at the Quitman High School track field on Friday, April 5.

Two seeking Ward Three city council position

Thursday, April 11
Only one of the three seats up for election on the Mineola City Council this year is being contested. Crystal Arcand has challenged 2-term incumbent Cassandra Sampson for the Ward Three seat. …

Residents on Hwy. 37 north of Mineola petitioning for center turning lane

Thursday, April 11
Residents who live north of Mineola are petitioning the Texas Dept. of Transportation to extend the center turn lane along Hwy. 37.

Property owners given more time to clean up locations in Quitman

Thursday, April 11
Citizens and commissioners came head-to-head at Thursday night’s Quitman Building and Standards Commission meeting. With the tension in the air almost tangible, the board decided after nearly two hours of deliberation...

Eclipsed!

Thursday, April 11
Two predictions surrounding Monday’s total solar eclipse in East Texas largely failed to come true. The clouds were thin to non-existent during the time of totality around 1:40 p.m., and the expected traffic jams did not materialize.