January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Students and school board honored, board election set

It was a night of celebration and the honoring of students and more changes in administration at last week’s Quitman Independent School District (QISD) Board of Trustees meeting. More...

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Ponderations

From the Back Porch By Roy Faubion

“Hey, Bub! Whatcha looking at?” What is this? The only thing within hearing distance was our dog. Couldn’t be him, I thought, but he was looking intently and uncomfortably directly into my eyes. More...

Home Sweet Home

From Angie Monk

BOOST NUTRITION WITH BEANS Beans are a great nutrition booster! They are very versatile and economical too! Beans are a great source of folate, iron, protein, fiber, and zinc. More...

Tuckers Turf

I really never thought of myself as the unicorn type, but if those quizzes on Facebook hold true, then by golly, old Tucker is the mystical creature in another life. Although Facebook has a myriad of offerings, I find it informative and entertaining. More...

Sports

Bulldogs defeat Red Raiders in 64-62 thriller

In a game of comebacks by both teams, the Quitman Bulldogs defeated visiting Winnsboro 64-62 Friday. More...

Lady Raiders over Quitman

The Winnsboro Lady Red Raiders made five of their first six three-point attempts in the first quarter Friday and never looked back, outscoring Quitman 19-12 and 19-6 in each of the first two quarters, on the way to a 71-38 district win in Quitman. More...

Baseball Alumni game set

The 10th Annual Quitman Bulldog Alumni Game is scheduled for Saturday, February 21, at Tom Brady Field. More...

Photo

An Alba area family is counting their blessings after all five survived a crash this weekend. Les Paul Clanton, his wife Amie and three children survived the wreck. More...

Pilot chili cook-off set

The Pilot Club of Quitman will be having their 12th Annual Chili Cook-Off January 30 at Carroll Green Civic Center in Quitman from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

The Buzz ..... Around Town

The Quitman City Council meets January 22, at 7 p.m. in council chambers. The Pilot Club Chili Cook-off will be Friday January 30 at Carroll Green Civic Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

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News

Quitman Young Farmers Scholarship Hog Hunt

The 5th Annual scholarship Hog Hunt will take place Friday, February 6 through Sunday, February 8 at Potts Feed Store in Quitman, TX. More...

WCC appoints Whitehurst

Melanie Whitehurst was approved to represent Quitman on the Wood County Industrial Commission Board of Directors by Wood County Commissioners last Friday. Whitehurst was recommended by Quitman Mayor J.R. Evans. More...

Holland teacher of the month

Debbie Holland has been teaching at Quitman Junior High for 14 years and has been in education for 23 years. She graduated from Quitman High School and Texas A&M University. More...

Obituaries

EDWARD J. LEACH

Funeral services for Edward J. Leach, 90, of Alba, were held January 15, 2015, at Wilson- Bartley Funeral Home, Alba, with Bro. Mike Blumn and Bro. David Smith officiating. Burial was held in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Alba. Mr. More...

VIVIAN CLAUDETTE SMITH

Funeral services for Vivian Claudette Smith, 79, Winnsboro, were held January 14, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro. Burial was held in Bridges Cemetery in Henderson. Mrs. Smith passed away January 11, 2015. More...

ELBERT LEE WILKINS

Memorial services are currently pending for Elbert Lee Wilkins, 74, Quitman. Mr. Wilkins passed away January 11, 2015 at his residence. He was born September 29, 1940 in Gates County, North Carolina to Thomas Thurman and Mary Lee Casper Wilkins. More...