February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Quitman City Council adopts statements

Quitman City Council members adopted a vision and mission statement at last Thursday’s meeting. The vote was unanimous with Toni Cole, Larry Crow, David Dobbs and Randy Dunn voting. Alderman Kevin Gilbreath was not in attendance. Mayor J.R. More...

The Buzz .....Around Town

The Coke-Pleasant Grove VFD Annual Fund raiser will be held this Saturday, February 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Coke Community Center located at FM 69 and Hwy 515. More...

Columns

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...

Ponderations

from the Back Porch By Roy Faubion

One person’s joy is often another’s tedium, or something like that. What is good for the goose is good for the gander is an axiom stated often through the years. More...

Sports

Bulldogs are district champions after defeating Winona 73-60

The Quitman Bulldogs brushed off early trouble with two of their starters in second quarter foul trouble, and then overcame a four point fourth quarter deficit last Tuesday to defeat visiting Winona 73-60 and in doing so, Quitman won their first dist More...

Lake Fork Fishing Report

Happy new fishing year to all my fellow fishermen! It is good to have most of the tackle and boat shows behind me and get back to work here at Lake Fork. I was greeted with water temperatures in the low 50’s and good water clarity. More...

Lady Panthers pound Farmersville

Alba-Golden’s Lady Panthers let the rest of the region and the state know they are to be reckoned with in this year’s run to the state finals with a resounding 106-27 bombing over Farmersville. More...

Warrant round-up comes to Quitman

The City of Quitman will join with other law enforcement entities participating in the Texas Warrant Roundup with the main emphasis being the week of March 7-15. More...

Yantis sex offender receives probation

Joshua Michael Tutor, 20, Yantis, pled guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child Tuesday, February 17, in the 402nd Judicial District Court. More...

Photo

Daisy Bennett (middle) are Sam Scroggins (left) are shown here accepting a $500 check from Jean Chancellor for a handicap door at the Forever Young Activity Center. More...

Special Sections

News

4-H Forecast

4-H ARCHERY PROJECT— MARCH 19 The 4-H Arct Archery project is off to a great start! There was a big turnout for the informational meeting and the datee has been set for the first practice. It will be held on March 19 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Quitman Library Connections

Free financial literacy sessions, FDIC Money Smart “Money Sense” will begin at the Quitman Public Library in March and will be offered each Wednesday for 10-weeks from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Registration is March 4, 2015 at 4 p.m. More...

$25,000 in scholarships available from WCEC

Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC) is currently accepting applications from area students interested in receiving scholarship money for college or trade school. For 2015, there will be 10 $2,000 scholarships available and one for $5,000. More...

Crime

Sheriff’s Report

FEBRUARY 4 No reports. FEBRUARY 5 More...

Obituaries

SAVANAH PAIGE LIGGINS

Memorial services are planned for a later date for Savanah Paige Liggins, 29, Quitman. Mrs. Liggins passed away February 17, 2015 at her residence. More...

WILLIAM HARMAN KITCHENS

Funeral services for William Harman Kitchens, age 61, of Mineola, were held February 19, 2015 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola. Burial was held in Cedar Memorial Gardens. Mr. Kitchens passed away February 15, 2015 in Tyler, Texas. More...

EUGENE LEONARD BRIGHT, JR.

Funeral services for Eugene Leonard Bright, Jr., were held February 20, 2015 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Dr. Mark Neeley officiating. Burial was held in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola. Mr. More...