April 22, 2015 RSS feed / News

Crow files for re-election

Incumbent city alderman Larry Crow has filed to be re-elected to his council post. Crow was born in Harris County in 1944 and attended public school in Houston and Pasadena graduating from South Houston High School in 1962. More...

Golden Special Kids Day Friday in Golden

The Golden Special Kids Farm and Ranch Day is Friday in Golden from 9a.m. until about 1:30 or 2 p.m. This is a free day for these children, no cost for them to come. More...

Wood County Master Gardeners’ spring conference held

A spring conference “Time to Plant Smarter” was hosted by the Wood County Master Gardeners March 28 at Quitman High School. Focus of the conference was on plants and gardening methods specifically suited for East Texas climate and soils. More...

Choral society taking a walk down memory lane

North East Texas Choral Society presents a walk down memory lane with a jukebox full of oldies. In costumes depicting the 50s through the 70s, 100 voices will celebrate the music of your youth. More...

Lake Country Playhouse opens deer season early

Lake Country Playhouse in Mineola brings Jeff Daniels’ comedy, “Escanaba in da Moonlight” to the stage of Select Theater this weekend as the second play in its 2015 season. Consider this show PG13 due to some language. More...

4-H Forecast

4-H MEMBERS COMPETE IN DISTRICT HORSE JUDGING

Wood County 4-H Horse Club members recently competed in the District 4-H Horse Judging Contest at Texas A & M in College Station, TX and came home with these awards: More...

Wood County Livestock Show

Quitman FFA member Hill Norris was the Grand Champion Ag Mechanics winner at the Wood County Junior Livestock Show. More...

Bowen announces for hospital board

James “Jim” Bowen has declared his candidacy for the Wood County Central Hospital Board. Bowen was raised in Post in the West Texas Panhandle and has been a Wood County resident since 2003. More...

James Whitehurst running for Quitman City post

James Whitehurst has announced his plans to seek an alderman position on the Quitman City Council in this year’s election. More...

Melanie Whitehurst seeking QISD board slot

Melanie Whitehurst is seeking a position on the Quitman Independent School District (QISD) board of trustees. More...

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Newly crowned Miss Junior Dogwood Aleigh Farnham and Little Miss Dogwood Hannah Gilbreath began their duties last Tuesday at the candlelight service commemorating April as “Child Abuse Preventi More...

Holm in local concert

Gospel Music Hall of Fame singer Dallas Holm will be in concert this Friday, April 24, at Faith Baptist Church, 405 S. Hart Street, Quitman, at 6 p.m. More...

TxDOT plans work in Wood County

Texas Department of Transportation maintenance in Mineola is preparing roads for summer seal coat including SH 11 from Winnsboro east toward the Camp County line. More...

Texas Fingerstyle Guitar Association’s meeting set

Mineola will be the site of the Texas Fingerstyle Guitar Association’s quarterly meeting and concert Friday and Saturday at Rafael Espinoza’s Music Academy on North Johnson Street. More...

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These children took part in the balloon release following the candlelight vigil held in connection with the program declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. More...