July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

The Buzz .....Around Town

Congratulations to three Quitman girl’s softball teams who are headed for the district playoffs. Those teams are Angie Luman’s 12U Killer Kleats, Justin Mitchell’s 15U Crossfire and Richard Spears’ Ripshot. More...

Columns

Letters to the Editor

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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

We were viewers in waiting. Anticipation was high and increasing each passing day. More...

Sports

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The Quitman Warriors play in the Deep East Texas Spring League and recently won the Marshall, Texas World Series tournament winning the championship with a 9-7 victory over the Lindale Apaches. More...

Lake Fork Fishing Report

It was good to be back on the water this week. The water temperature was 85 degrees and the water clarity is stained. The Bass were very hungry eating a steady diet of Zoom Baby Brush Hogs and trick worms. More...

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City crews were busy working on road improvements at Dawson Park last week. More...

Daingerfield angler Larry Jenkins wins the 2015 Lake Fork Catfish Classic

Lake Fork’s Seventh Annual Catfish Classic concluded on Sunday, June 21, with Larry Jenkins of Daingerfield, Texas taking the $5000 bonus prize for the largest fish weighed in the two-day Tournament. More...

Industrial commission approves HOT fund recommendations

The Wood County Industrial Commission (WCIC) board of directors approved Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) recommendations by a committ ee appointed to study the applications. There were 40 applications and $226,248 requested for events and projects. More...

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News

4-H Forecast

4-H ROUND-UP WINNERS The 4-H Senior Entomology Team won 2nd Place at State Round-Up and Jake Kindle won High Point Individual in the Entomology Contest. Pictured L-R are Rachel Hays, Jake Kindle, Luke Kindle, Elise Woodruff, and Coach Rob Woodruff. More...

Chamber Chatter

The chamber is partnering with Quitman Arboretum for the July 4th Declaration of Independence Celebration with the DAR and Apple Pie Contest. The chamber will be selling snow cones while celebrating at the Stinson House this Saturday. More...

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaffirms Jarvis’ accreditation

Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, has announced that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has officially reaffirmed the college’s accreditation. More...

Obituaries

MATASHA RENEE GOEBEL

Funeral services for Matasha Renee Goebel, 46, of Golden, were held June, 26, 2015, at Sand Springs Baptist Church, Mineola, with Bro. Nick Kerry and Bro. Jim Parker officiating. Burial was held in Pilgrim Rest No. More...

RICKY BOB CLEMMONS

Memorial services for Ricky Bob Clemmons, 59, were held June 25, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Winnsboro. Mr. Clemmons passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2015. He was born on September 10, 1955 to Ted W. Clemmons and Della Bernice Hardin Clemmons. More...