November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Cyber Security practices important to us all

What exactly is Cyber Security? More...

Columns

Ponderations

I remember David Letterman years ago donning a coverall type of suit with the entire front made of Velcro and standing in front of a wall covered with the other half of Velcro needed to lock his suit and the wall together. More...

Letters Policy

Letters to the editor are opinions expressed by the writers and in no way reflect opinions or policies of this newspaper. Publication of a letter does not necessarily mean the facts have been confirmed. More...

Obituaries

Amanda Ofelia Galaz

Memorial services for Amanda Ofelia Galaz, 64, Mineola, were held November 19, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola. Mrs. Galaz passed away November 16, 2014 in Tyler. More...

Josephine Caroline Marquardt

Rosary services for Josephine Caroline Marquardt, 83, Mineola, were held November 20, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Father John-Mary Bowlin officiating. Memorial services were held November 21, 2014 at St. More...

David Wayne Raney

Funeral services for David Wayne Raney, age 53, of Garland, Texas, were held November 22, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola. Burial was held in New Hope Cemetery. Mr. More...

City adopts alcohol regulation act

New business coming to town

The Quitman Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Act was adopted at Thursday’s city council meeting. The act determines the rules and regulations concerning the sale of beer, wine and liquor. More...

More developments in child murder case

There have been more developments in the murder case of toddlers Natalye Price and Gabrielle Guerero in Quitman. More...

The Buzz .....Around Town

The 1st Annual Square Dance for Toys for tots will be held Saturday, November 29, at American Legion Post 296 located east of Mineola on Highway 80. More...

Special Sections

News

Kiwanis present “Holiday Lights” parade

The Quitman/Lake Fork Kiwanis Club is preparing for “Holiday Lights” which will unveil Saturday, December 6. More...

Quitman honors employees of the month

Three educators have been named “Employees of the Month” at Quitman Independent School District for November. More...

Court handles personnel matters

A request to exclude the drugs Juxtapid and Kuvan from the Wood County RX formulary was approved by Wood County Commissioners because they were too expensive. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Alba Library/Museum Board - meets the third Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the library building. Everyone is welcome to attend. Alcoholics Anonymous - new meeting place 404 S. Main Street, Wednesday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Quitman. More...

Sports

Bulldogs improve to 2-0 on season with 39-25 win over Sabine

A suffocating defensive effort that held visiting Sabine scoreless in the second quarter Friday, led the way as the Quitman Bulldogs defeated Sabine 39-25. More...

Lady Bulldogs pick up first win of season behind Houck’s 29 point outburst

Dawn Houck poured in 29 points, 10 in the opening quarter Friday, as the Quitman Lady Bulldogs won their first game of the young season, defeating visiting T. K. Gorman 65-25. More...

18 Panthers make All-District Football Team

The 6AAA Division 2 All-District selections have been released and Alba-Golden had 18 total selections which is the most in at least six years, according to Alba-Golden Head Football Coach Gary Schultz. More...