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Construction plans in Wood County

Work continues on the US 69 widening project in Mineola this week with the application of a new special surface from SL 564 in Mineola to FM 779 in Golden. Seeding and general cleanup will be conducted on SH 154 from Lake Fork to Quitman. More...

Columns

Ponderations

If ever I am asked if I prefer to live in a small town or a large city I will unhesitatingly respond by praising my small town, my neighborhood and everything else about my surroundings. More...

Sheriff’s Report

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Sports

Lady Bulldogs defeat visiting Hawkins 3-0 in volleyball

The Quitman Lady Bulldogs came from behind twice Friday to defeat visiting Hawkins 3-0 by scores of 25- 23, 25-23 and 25-15. The win was Quitman’s fourth in 10 matches as they prepare for the district opener at Alba- Golden Sept. 12. More...

Council denies change to variance, approves interlocal agreement

|width=217|height=217|link=node|align=left]A variance to allow the Hitching Post, a gas station near Quitman Elementary School, to sell alcohol did not pass during a regular meeting of the Quitman City Council on Thursday. More...

Delbert Ballard Memorial Gym dedicated in Quitman

The large family of the late Delbert Ballard – a coach, teacher and administrator for the Quitman Independent School District for more than 50 years – gathered next to the newlyrenamed Delbert Ballard Memorial Gymnasium on Friday in Quitm More...

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Alba Library News

Thursday, September 11, 7:00 p.m. Local Christian fiction writer Kent L. More...

Dollar General Literacy Foundation funds 2014 Adult ESL and GED prep classes

Gateway to American Opportunities, regional literacy initiative of A Circle of Ten, Inc. More...

Lake Country Classic Car Club announces show date for 2014

The fifth annual “Classics in the Park” car show is scheduled for September 20, 2014 in Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. The event will feature antique and classic cars and trucks. More...

Obituaries

Edward Earl Holster

There are currently no services scheduled or pending at this time for Edward Earl Holster, 74, Winnsboro. Mr. Holster passed away August 14, 2014. More...

Kennith Gerald Riddle

Funeral services for Kennith Gerald Riddle, 76, Mineola, were held August 19, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Bro. Arlis Banks officiating. Burial was held in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Mr. Riddle passed away August 16, 2014. More...

Teddy Franklin Knipe

Funeral services for Teddy Knipe, 80, of Gladewater, formerly of Quitman were held August 20, 2014 Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, Quitman with Reverends Mark and James Hughes officiating. More...