July 30, 2014 RSS feed / News

Wood County Grand Jury

Wood County Grand Jury indictments filed July 17 have been released and those indicted, the charges on which they were indicted and their bonds were: Michael Shawn Beard, Jr., Yantis, failure to comply with sex offender registration, $10,000; Charles More...

Scroggins selected as Rotarian of the year

Sam Scroggins was selected as the Rotarian of the Year by the Quitman Rotary Club. More...

Solid waste related funding available for 14 county region

Local governments and special districts have the opportunity to receive grant funds from the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More...

EPA’s Clean Power Plan could cause electricity prices to rise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan could have considerable ones impact on electricity prices across the nation -- and especially inn Texas, according to a press release from the Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC). More...

112th Old Settlers Reunion

Wood County Old Settlers Reunion begins July 30

The 112th annual Wood County Old Settlers Reunion kicks off on Wednesday, July 30. From July 30 to August 2, Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman will be filled with amusement park rides, live music, food vendors and more. More...

Quitman golfer competes in Optimist International Junior Golf Championships

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. More...

Alba Library Notes

New Books Arriving Weekly- Come see our display and check out some new books. Over 200 Juvenile Books Added More...

4-H News

4-H Wildlife Team takes second place honors at State Contest More...

Quitman girl reels in 336 pound blue marlin

Eight-year-old Gillian Ricks of Quitman reeled in the catch of a lifetime in Bermuda waters on July 15 -- a 336.3 lb. blue marlin. More...

Texas tops nation in dove hunting

About 250,000 mourning dove hunters harvest 5 million mourning doves on an annual basis in Texas – making the Lone Star State the nation’s leader in both the number of hunters and harvest. More...

South Pacific Runs Four More Shows at Lake Country Playhouse

Take a trip to the tropics as Lake Country Playhouse in Mineola presents the final four performances of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s immortal Broadway classic, South Pacific. More...

112th Old Settlers Reunion

People, places important to Wood County history

HOGG FROM HERE More...