October 29, 2014 Edition

October 29, 2014 / News

Rushing takes part in international development event

The city of Mineola was represented last week at the Annual International Economic Development Confe...

Out & About

• Early voting continues through 5 p.m. Friday at the Wood County Courthouse. For those going t...

Letters to the Editor

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Riders ready for red beans and ride to help furry friends

Red beans and rice, Bongo and the Point and a firsthand look at the natural beauty of Wood County vi...

Concussion protocol and Daily 5 lead school board discussions

The regular monthly meeting of the Mineola School Board included a discussion of concussion protocol...

MISD looking to revamp cafeteria food

In the October meeting, the Mineola School Board unanimously approved going with a consultant to hel...
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Texas-size fall display

Bigfoot Paddling Trail a hit on state website

During the Mineola City Council workshop Thursday, Assistant City Administrator and Economic Develop...

Rhythm Run a fundraiser for dance team members

The Iron Horse Rhythm Run will be held on Saturday at the Mineola Nature Preserve and all proceeds w...

Commissioners OK bids and personnel changes

Wood County Commissioners approved the sale of surplus equipment from Pct. 4 and the sheriff...

Social Security plans 1.7 percent benefit increase for 2015

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for nearly 64 million Americans wi...

Annual bake sale, luncheon to be held in November

The Church of St. Dunstan will have their annual bake sale and luncheon Friday, Nov. 21. The bake sa...

Annual Golden Sweet Potato Fest continues to impress

The 42nd Golden Annual Sweet Potato Festival Saturday opened with a parade that was seemingly attend...
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THE VOICE: Rare disorder robs music teacher of ability to speak

A woman well-known in Mineola for her musical abilities was silenced four years ago by a rare voice ...
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Iron Horse Car Show draws nice crowd

The Bob Smith Iron Horse Car Show Saturday kicked off at 8 a.m. and as of 8:30 a.m. they had 100 car...

Quail season begins Oct. 25

Quail season opens statewide Oct. 25 and runs through Feb. 22, 2015. The daily bag limit for bobwhit...
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Girls Scouts help out Goodwill

Members of Mineola Girl Scout Troop #3 presented employees of the Mineola Goodwill store with 60 eig...

Wood County District Women’s Missionary Auxiliary update

The Wood County District Women’s Missionary Auxiliary met on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Pilgrim Res...

Annual Wood County 4-H Awards Banquet honors projects, leadership, community service

Annual Wood County 4-H Awards Banquet The Annual Wood County 4-H Awards Banquet was held Oct. 14 in ...

Chili benefit in Alba for Monroe family

Alba is having a chili benefit for Gary and Cindy Monroe at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Alba Family Com...
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4-H Rookie

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Musicians use talents to feed needy

The Mens Quartet of the First United Methodist Church donated $1,930 to the Bread of Life Food Minis...

Jerry wins Football Bucks this week

Any way you go about it, Jerry won first place in this week’s Football Bucks contest and Jerr...

ETMC offers free seminar on lung cancer

East Texas Medical Center will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on lung cancer with Dr. Michael Ash...
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