October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Quitman student with knife subdued

A Quitman Junior High School student was taken into custody last week after he threatened a group of students in a classroom on the campus with a knife. More...

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Home Sweet Home

“Dinner Tonight” Cooking School Nov. 4

Grab your friends and join us for a night of fun at the Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School, which will be presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 6 until 8 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. More...

Ponderations

Family reunions. Now there is a topic I scorned as a child and voiced negative opinions to my family at the time. More...

Tucker’s Turf

My hat is off to Wood County Electric Co-op (WCEC) for another great annual meeting. Those of you who know me, know that I love music. More...

Obituaries

Genevieve Moore Irby

Funeral services for Genevieve Moore Irby, 103, of Holly Lake Ranch, Hawkins, were held October 8, 2014 at Holly Brook Baptist Church. Burial was held in Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Mrs. Irby passed away October 5, More...

Ina Laverne Boler

Funeral services for Ina Laverne Boler, 93, Winnsboro, were held October 12, 2014 at Perryville Baptist Church. Burial was held in Perryville Cemetery. Mrs. Boler passed away October 4, 2014 in Winnsboro. More...

Phyllis Kay Van Horn

Memorial services for Phyllis Kay Van Horn were held October 13, 2014, at First Baptist Church Quitman with Rev. Terry Davis officiating. Mrs. Van Horn passed away October 8, 2014 at her residence in Quitman. More...

Wood County Electric Cooperative Inc. 76th annual meeting a huge success

Almost 750 members attended the 76th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc., (WCEC) held Friday afternoon, October 10, 2014, at the Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. More...

The Buzz ..... Around Town

There will be a benefit spaghetti lunch this Saturday, October 18, at Texas Tea Room and Grill from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Proceeds will go to Toni Cole in her fight against cancer. More...

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News

Agency to assist seniors with Medicare Open Enrollment

Making ends meet should not mean going without your medication. If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for Extra Help to pay for some health care and prescription drug costs. More...

Maddie Driver is Pilot student of the month

Maddie Driver is the Pilot Club of Quitman Student of the Month for October. She is the daughter of Clark and Laura Driver. More...

Northeast hosts focused agriculture conference

The Focused Agriculture Conference (FAC) of 2014, hosted by Northeast Texas Community College, is just chock-full of practical information tailored for agriculture producers interested in producing sustainable food on a commercial or “backyard& More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs upset Harmony 3-2 in volleyball

The Quitman Lady Bulldogs took their coaches and fans on an emotional trip of highs and lows Friday before defeating visiting Harmony 3-2 by scores of 25-17, 25-21, 23-25, 12-25 and 15-9. More...

Turnovers cost Bulldogs in 37-12 loss to Harmony

Failure to secure the football cost the Quitman Bulldogs dearly Friday as visiting Harmony spoiled the district opener for Quitman, defeating the Bulldogs 37-12. More...

Football bucks winners

Edee White continued her success winning again in last week’s Football Bucks contest. She correctly picked 10 out of 12 correct winning $20 in Football Bucks. More...