April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Quitman High School Jazz Experience presented Code Red in performance at Carroll Green Civic Center last Saturday night before a large and appreciative crowd. More...

Pilot Club of Quitman to host bicycle rodeo and Brainminders program

Spring is here and summer approaches. As an emphasis on brain health, the Pilot Club of Quitman will host a program for first and second graders in Quitman, Alba Golden and Yantis. More...

Columns

Ponderations

from the Back Porch

Several of us so called grownups were sitting in a comfortable family room with a cozy fire, talking and reminiscing about days gone by and making a few comparisons of yesterday to today. More...

Tucker’s Turf

Last week, April 22, was the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. I am old enough to remember that first one. I was in my only semester at what was then North Texas State University. It was a semester I passed two courses, the ones I actually attended. More...

Home Sweet Home

From Angie Monk

BLACK BEAN BASICS Have you had black beans lately? They are a good staple to keep on hand. Black beans are low in fat, cholesterol free, and provide 30% of the daily recommended amount of fiber. More...

Obituaries

BILLIE JO PARTNEY

Graveside services for Billie Jo Partney, 82, of Mineola, were held April 21, 2016 at Union Chapel Cemetery in Van Zandt County. Mrs. Partney passed away April 19, 2016 at her residence. She was born March 7, 1934 in Van to Martin and Lucille Allen. More...

ERNEST JIM GLASSCOCK

Funeral services for Ernest Jim Glasscock, 65, of Golden, are scheduled for 2 P.M. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home chapel, Alba, with Bro. Jason Rolen officiating. More...

Breaking News - 4:18 PM

Wood County Judge admits to DWI

Wood County Judge admits to DWIWood County Judge Bryan Jeanes has spoken with the Mineola Monitor, admitting he broke the law as he was arrested for driving while intoxicated and will have to deal with the consequences. More...

Breaking News - 3:04 PM

Wood County Judge arrested on DWI

Wood County Judge arrested on DWIWood County Judge Bryan Jeanes has been released from custody after being charged with driving while intoxicated.The Wood County Sheriff’s Department Judical Records website shows that Jeanes, of Hawkins, was arrested More...

School board candidates answer questions

There are four people running for two open spots on the Quitman Independent School District (QISD) Board of Trustees. They are incumbents Raymond Peek and Corey Backer along with former board member Doug Cameron and James Hicks. More...

The Buzz .....Around Town

Garrett Taylor and Jhett Jackson are headed to the Region II track meet in Whitehouse this week. Taylor will be in the high jump and Jackson will compete in the 300 meter high hurdles. More...

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Quitman Mayor J. R. Evans was Celebrity Gift Wrapper for Justice is Serviced, a big fundraiser for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates’). More...

Special Sections

News

Alzheimer support group meeting to be held

The Pilot Club of Mineola will be hosting a support group meeting for caregivers of Alzheimer Disease patients Monday, May 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Red Dome More...

Cameron announces for QISD school board

Doug Cameron has announced his candidacy for election to the Quitman Independent School District Board of Trustees. Cameron was born and raised in Quitman by a wonderful set of parents, Gene and Pat Cameron. More...

Backer seeks re-election to QISD school board

Former QISD teacher and current school board Vice President Corey Backer seeks one of the two open seats on the Quitman School Board of Trustees. More...

Sports

Quitman, Alba-Golden track athletes head to region

Quitman hurdler Jhett Jackson and high jumper Garrett Taylor earned their way to the Region 2 track meet April 29 – 30 at Whitehouse High School. More...

JCCs Randle leads nation

Javion Randle of Jarvis Christian College (Texas) piled up more hits en route to the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Baseball Player of the Week award for April 11-17. More...

Bulldogs stay in playoff race

Just when you think it’s over, here come the never say die Quitman Bulldogs. After a tough 4-2 home loss to Winnsboro, the Bulldogs could have called it in for the season facing state-ranked Edgewood on Friday. More...