Month: June 2013

Introducing Your City Council: Jack Jones

Jack Jones

At the City Council retreat held recently, discussion turned to a question of how much the community really knows about the City Council and what it does. We’ll be periodically featuring members of the City Council, as well as City Department Heads to help our readers really understand how these folks work for and with us.

APET SPCA Hosts Pet Portrait Contest

If you’ve ever wanted an original painting of your pet, you have a chance with APET SPCA’s Pet Portrait Contest. APET SPCA and Cathy Pegues of Golden Homestead have teamed to offer the chance for a lucky contestant to win a…

Dishing with The Luscious Crumb

Cupcakes with "This means war!"

I got a chance to sit down with Dawn Trammell from The Luscious Crumb Thursday afternoon. Apparently, cupcakes are war? Or something? I’ve heard “Cupcake Wars” and “Luscious Crumb” being bantered around town, but didn’t really know anything about it.…

Vacation Bible School 2013

Children running at Vacation Bible School

If you’ve got some little saints, here’s a listing of the VBS programs in town so they can get all they want! If your program isn’t on our list, please leave a comment with the information and we’ll update the post. Thanks!

City Council Retreat Highlights


The city council held a special retreat Saturday with city department heads. The overwhelming consensus seemed to be that development of the downtown area and the city’s parks would bring the most benefit to the city.

Mineola Buzz is Growing Again!

We are thrilled to announce a new member of the Mineola Buzz team. Crystal Arcand will be our staff writer/reporter. Look for Crystal at all Mineola events, activities and functions. She will be the eyes and ears and partial voice…

It’s Watermelon Fudge Season at Between Friends

Between Friends in Mineola has delicious homemade fudge. Try the seasonal favorite, Watermelon! Fudge is a great gift for Dad. It’s delicious and they have several flavors to choose from. Try a fudge sampler and you are sure to hit all different tastes. Between Friends’ fudge is truly one of Mineola’s treasures.

City Council Retreat Scheduled

The Mineola City Council has a retreat planned for Saturday, June 15th at 9 AM in the council chamber. A retreat is where each of the department heads of the city come before the council with their priorities and ideas…