April 27, 2016 RSS feed / News

Commissioners approve sheriff department hires

A promotion for one sheriff’s deputy and the hiring of three more personnel for the department were approved at last Friday’s Wood County Commissioners meeting. More...

Yantis-Lake Fork Lions Club to host 22nd annual fish fry

The Yantis-Lake Fork Lions Club will host their 22nd Annual Catfish Fry, Saturday, May 17, 2016, at the Yantis ISD Cafeteria. The fun will start at 4:00p.m. until 7:00p.m. More...

How Much is Enough?

Diabetes in Wood County:

We’ve all heard about the obesity epidemic. We’ve all seen the news stories. We know there’s an obesity crisis plaguing America, but we rarely talk about the effects of that crisis. More...

Cattle market highs and lows

In a high or low cattle market environment, capturing the most pounds per calf affects a producer’s bottom line, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. More...

Using native plants in home landscaping

The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will meet Thursday, April 28, 2016, for its regular meeting. Dr. More...

Low maintenance vegetable gardening for a bountiful harvest

Increase your harvest without increasing the size of your garden or workload. All you need is a bit of intensive planting, along with some low maintenance techniques. More...

Retired teachers meet in Houston for annual convention

More than 1,000 retired educators met in Houston this week at the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) 63rd Annual Convention at the Houston Galleria. Attendees from all over Texas participated in this year’s convention April 10-12. More...

Alzheimer support group meeting to be held

The Pilot Club of Mineola will be hosting a support group meeting for caregivers of Alzheimer Disease patients Monday, May 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Red Dome More...

Backer seeks re-election to QISD school board

Former QISD teacher and current school board Vice President Corey Backer seeks one of the two open seats on the Quitman School Board of Trustees. More...

QISD approves softball practice field

The building of a softball practice field was approved by the Quitman Independent School District (QISD) was approved at the recent school board meeting. The cost of the field is not to exceed $10,000 and could be as low as $6,000. More...

Holly Brook Baptist announces events

HOLLY BROOK CHILDREN’S CHOIR TO PRESENT MUSICAL The Children’s Choir of Holly Brook Baptist Church, Hawkins, will present the musical, “King David and the National Treasure” at 6 p.m. on May 1. The public is welcome. More...

KIDS ADS

All of Us & Texas Tea Room artwork winner is fourth grader Abby Day. More...

Art and wine festival to be held in Pittsburg

The 4th Annual Pittsburg Art and Wine Festival will be held on Saturday, May 28 in the Historic District of downtown Pittsburg at Pendergrass Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival will showcase great wines from The Piney Woods Wine Trail. More...

Anchor Club success!

It was another successful year for Quitman High School Anchor Club. This was the second year that Anchor members collected new bears or stuffed animals to give to the local Sheriff department and Police department. More...

Honey Bee Lovers Unite!

First Meeting of the Wood County Beekeepers’ Association

Honey Bee Lovers will be having a meeting Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:30 p.m., at BTH Bank Meeting Room at 210 South Main Street, Winnsboro, for the first meeting of the Wood County Beekeepers Association, serving the surrounding area. More...