May 27, 2015 RSS feed / News

Lake Country Symphonic Band to present “An American Salute”

The 50-member Lake Country Symphonic Band will present its spring concert, “An American Salute,” on Sunday, May 31, at the Historic Select Theater at 114 North Johnson Street in downtown Mineola. The show starts at 2 p.m. More...

Shelter from a different kind of storm

Last month the Winnsboro Outreach office of the East Texas Crisis Center celebrated one year at its current address. But the Wood County victim/ legal advocate, Christian Entwistle, believes many people are still not aware of its existence. More...

Hubbard Chapel sets homecoming services

Hubbard Chapel Baptist Church will have their annual Homecoming service Sunday, June 7. It will be during their regular 11:00 a.m. worship. All who attend are welcome to stay for lunch in the fellowship hall afterwards. More...

School board elects officers, hires new staff

Trey Teaff has been selected by the Quitman Independent School District (QISD) Board of Trustees to serve another year as board president. Corey Backer was selected vice-president and Jeremy Smith secretary. More...

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Quitman High School Valedictorian Emilia Sanders and Salutatorian Maria Ramirez led the pledge at last week’s school board meeting. More...

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This gator was spotted recently at Lake Fork as he waited to greet fisherman here for the bass classic. More...

Emilia Sanders Maria Ramirez Presenting the Quitman Class of 2015

Valedictoria

Quitman High School Valedictorian Emilia Sanders is the 18-year-old daughter of Henry and Daniela Sanders. She has two older siblings, Henry and Danielle. She will graduate from Quitman High School with a GPA of 5.309. More...

Baseball and Softball camp June 3-5

The 18th Annual Coach Hayland Hardy baseball and softball camps will be held at Tom Brady Field June 3-5. “This year the camp is a benefit camp for Toni Cole. More...

Sports camps in Winnsboro

Josh Neiswander will be leading football and basketball camps in early June for any young person who desires to attend. The camps will be held in Winnsboro, but not limited to just Winnsboro youth. More...

Texas Master Naturalist’s Program on Wild Turkeys

The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will meet Thursday, May 28th, for its regular monthly meeting. More...

Mineola Medical District information presented in commissioners court

Mineola Economic Development Executive Director Mercy Rushing told the Wood County Commissioners in Friday’s meeting that the new district that the city had previously received support on will not be a hospital district, but a medical district. More...

E.T. Crisis Center Outreach Office is a phone call away

While the Canton and Athens offices average 48 clients a month, Entwistle does not have nearly that many people come in. It’s not because there isn’t a need, she believes. More...

A-G band performs in Florida

Members of Alba-Golden High School “Panther” Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on May 20, 2015 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom Park. More...

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This picture was taken Monday morning, May 2. It was the first time in months the Lake Fork Dam was open after heavy rains. More...

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A movie about civil rights in 1968 had scenes shot at the Stinson House recently. This picture was taken just before a rain storm halted filming. More...

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This century old oak tree in the New Caney area fell victim to recent high winds More...

Presenting the Yantis Class of 2015

Valedictorian Katlin De Ann Davis The Yantis High School Valedictorian for 2015 is Katlin De Ann Davis. She is the daughter of Wade and Katrina Davis. More...