June 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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The QHS Fishing team of Layton Brown, James O’Donnell, and Langdon Bautista finished 16th at the regional tournament in May. More...

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from the Back Porch

Mose was our scoutmaster. A firefighter by profession and an intensively active role model for boys and a beloved member of his community he was the ideal man for his leadership position. More...

Home Sweet Home

“FRESH START” NUTRITION PROGRAM SET FOR JUNE 29TH More...

Quitman Library Connections

Summer Reading 2016!! Get Ready... Get Set...READ! ON Thursday, June 23, get ready to GET SOAKED! At 2 p.m., the library crew will be at Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman TX and we’ve got some exciting outdoor fun planned! More...

Sports

Catfish Classic June 25, 26 at Lake Fork

The Lake Fork Sportsman Association is hosting the 8th Annual Lake Fork Catfish Classic will be June 25 and 26 with headquarters at Oak Ridge Marina. More...

Lake Fork Fishing Report

It was good to be back at Lake Fork this week. I have been down in Longview, TX, doing the summer boat show with Nichols Marine. The lake is at full pool and the water is stained over most of the lake. More...

Alba Country Fair survives the heat

Recent Alba-Golden graduate Caitlin Lennon was crowned Miss Wood County in competition last Thursday night kicking off the Alba Country Fair. Lennon took home the $1,500 scholarship in the first time pageant for the Alba event. More...

The Buzz ..... Around Town

The Church of God in Christ will be celebrating the church anniversary this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in the old Gem Theater facility. They will also be having a revival from June 26 through July 3 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Bower ready for challenge at Quitman ISD

His track record is impressive. Greg Bower, 42, comes to Quitman Independent School District (QISD) as the new assistant superintendent with a resume’ full of past academic successes. More...

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News

QISD board organizes and new members take seats

Trey Teaff was unanimously named to serve another term as president of the Quitman Independent School District (QISD) Board of Trustees for the 2016- 17 school year. More...

Champion and Thompson to wed

Keith and Carla Champion, Quitman, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Michelle, to Cory Wayne Thompson, son of Terry and Liz Thompson, Yantis. More...

Personnel actions highlight commissioners meeting

There were several actions taken on personnel at Friday’s Wood County Commissioners meeting. More...

Obituaries

PARALEE MIRINDA PRICE

Funeral services for Paralee Price, age 101 of Winnsboro, were held June 18, 2016 at Beaty Funeral Home with Connan Welch officiating. Private burial was held at Lee Cemetery. Ms. More...

JAMES E. HARTSFIELD

Funeral services for James E. Hartsfield, Jr., 78, of Quitman, were held June 19, 2016 at Lowe Funeral Home with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. More...

KATHALYN M COATS

Funeral services for Kathalyn Mc- Cown Coats, age 86 of Winnsboro, were held June 15, 2016 at Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro with Dr. Bill Holmes officiating. Burial was held at Clearwater Cemetery. Mrs. More...