September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TxDOT plans construction work in Wood County

Work continues on the U.S. 69 widening project in Mineola this week with the completion of a new special surface from SL 564 in Mineola to FM 779 in Golden. Expect lane closures in this area. More...

Annual Wood County Agriculture Tour set for Sept. 30

The annual Wood County Agriculture Tour is set for Tuesday, September 30, 2014. This year, three tour stops are planned: • Buckler Gourmet Greenhouses in Winnsboro. • Lake Fork Kikos in Alba. More...

Columns

Ponderations

I get caught up quickly with the long hot sweltering summer days. More...

Home Sweet Home

SEPTEMBER IS “WHOLE GRAIN MONTH” Grains are a healthy necessity in every diet, and that it’s important to eat at least half our grains as “whole grains.” Whole grains include grains like wheat, corn, rice, oats, barley, More...

Quitman Library Notes

The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Circle is always on the second Friday of the month at the Quitman Public Library. The next acoustical jam is Friday, September 12, 6 - 9 p.m., but you may come early to tune up or join in small workshop groups. More...

Obituaries

PAMALA AUDENE BROWN

Funeral services for Pamala Audene Brown, Mineola, were held September 3, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola. Burial was held in New Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Brown passed away August 29, 2014. She was born in Baird on August 15, 1950 More...

GEOFFRY EUGENE “PAT” PATTERSON

Funeral services for Geoffry Eugene “Pat” Patterson, 98, Winnsboro, were held September 5, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro with Mr. Gerald Elliot officiating, Burial was held in Ridgeway Cemetery in Hopkins County. Mr. More...

ROGER DALE FLOURNOY, SR.

Memorial services for Roger Flournoy, 65, formerly of Hainesville, were held September 6, 2014 in Chico, California. Mr. Flournoy passed away at his residence August 30, 2014 in Chico, California. He was born December 5, 1948 in Greenville, Texas. More...

No updates in Guerrero and Price investigation

There have been no new developments in the investigation of the July 24 murder of Gabriella Guerrero, age 3, and Natalye Price, age 1. More...

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

According to Wood County Fire Marshal Randy Selman, Governor Rick Perry has declared September as Preparedness Month in Texas, in order to coincide with National Preparedness Month across the United States. More...

Special Sections

News

Texas State Historian to give presentation on gunfighters

Bill O’Neal, renowned American author and 2012-2014 Texas State Historian, will give a special program on Gunfighters on Nov. 15th from noon to 1 p.m. at the Jack Cross Pavilion in the Winnsboro City Park. More...

Alba Library News

Thursday, September 11, 7:00 p.m. Local Christian fiction writer Kent L. Larson will speak about his book, His Will as Told by Buddy Olsen. Saddened by the decline in the family structure as he knew it, Mr. More...

Holly Brook Baptist Church News

AWANA PROGRAM RETURNS SEPTEMBER 10 More...

Sports

Dogs find their offense in loss to TK Gorman

The final score, which was 50-19 in favor of T.K.Gorman, doesn’t begin to tell the story of Friday’s game in Tyler. More...