October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Elections drawing near for local and state races

Although liquor sales in the city of Quitman and the sale of beer and wine in Justice of the Peace Precinct #3 ( JP) is on the ballot, there are also races of statewide significance for the November 4 election. More...

Columns

Home Sweet Home

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Ponderations

“The times they are achanging,” said my friend. He was lamenting the way society has changed and how modern appliances were altering human behavior, not always for the best. Jim was a man who worried about everything. More...

Sports

Jefferson pounds Quitman Bulldogs

Midway through the second quarter Friday in Jefferson a Jefferson parent and fan said “for a school our size we are blessed with a lot of talented athletes.” No kidding. Jefferson Bulldogs 65, Quitman Bulldogs 0. More...

Lady Bulldogs remain in playoff hunt with 3-0 win over Grand Saline

The Quitman Lady Bulldogs did what they had to do last Tuesday if they wished to maintain a playoff possibility, they defeated visiting Grand Saline 3-0 to win their second consecutive district match that improved their record to 3-6, two games behin More...

Panthers get back on track with Indian thrashing

The Alba-Golden Panthers ended their twogame skid in a big way with a convincing win over the Grand Saline Indians Friday at Panther Stadium taking down the Indians 60-13 Friday evening. More...

Quitman Elementary honored as Reward School by USDE

Quitman Elementary School was named a High Performing and a High Progress School by the U. S. Department of Education for performance on the state STAAR test last school year. More...

Quitman’s salute to veterans

Veterans will be the focus Saturday, November 8, as the City of Quitman has an entire day planned to honor those who have served our nation. Quitman Mayor J.R. Evans is excited about the possibilities for the “Quitman Salute to Veterans.” More...

The Buzz .....Around Town

On Monday, October 27, Peralta’s Mexican Restaurant is holding a benefit for Arturo Banda. Portions of the day’s proceeds will go to help defray the cost of Banda’s dialysis treatments. More...

Special Sections

News

Junior Students to be guest of hospital board

The second in a series of QISD student outreach programs sponsored by the Wood County Central Hospital and ETMC Quitman is scheduled for Monday, October 27. More...

Stehman and Ross wed Oct. 11 at Arabian farm

Dustin Stehman and Kelsey Ross were united in marriage on Oct. 11 at Centaur Arabian Farms in a ceremony performed by Kendall Banks. More...

Letters to the Editor

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Obituaries

Lynda Ruth Mize

Memorial services for Lynda Ruth Mize, 70, Mineola, were held October 16, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Bro. Reggie Day officiating. Mrs. Mize passed away October 13, 2014 in Tyler. More...

David Michael Swann

Memorial services for David Michael Swann, 58, Winnsboro, were held October 17, 2014 at Sharon Baptist Church with Rev. Fred Morrow and Rev. Perry Shirley officiating. Mr. Swann passed away October 13, 2014. More...

Edward Lafayette Atkinson

Funeral services for Edward L. (Ed) Atkinson 83 of Yantis were held October 17, 2014, Lowe Funeral Home, Quitman. Mr. Atkinson passed away October 14, 2014 in Quitman. He was born July 14, 1931 in Grenada, MS. to Edward L. More...