It was a somber and respectful gathering of law enforcement officials and other first responders last Thursday morning on the lawn of the Wood County Justice Center.
The 114th annual Old Settlers Reunion will have four nights of talent this year beginning August 3-6 this year.
Wood County commissioner’s honored the Wood County Historical Commission with a Distinguished Service Award recognizing them for being an active and well-balanced preservation program. The award was given after commissioners approved the annual report given by Lou Mallory.
Quitman Independent School District continues to prepare for the upcoming fall semester hiring seven new staff members at last week’s school board meeting.
The City of Yantis 2016 Catfish Classic raised $15,000 to donate to the Yantis Volunteer Fire Department. Mayor Jerry Miller gave Fire Chief Wesley Crist the check Monday afternoon.