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Jessie Weaver Celebrates 103 Years

Jessie Weaver 103

Longtime Mineola resident Jessie Weaver enjoyed a gathering of about 40 family members and friends to celebrate her 103rd birthday on Friday afternoon. Attendees enjoyed presentations from the city, cake, stories, and music.

FUMC His Kids Begins Another Year

Mineola FUMC His Kids

The “His Kids” program kicked off another year yesterday afternoon with theme What Would Jesus Do? Children between kindergarten and fifth grade will participate in a 12-week program every Wednesday afternoon until November 20 at the Methodist Ministry Center. The…

School Night for Scouting

School Night for Scouting

The annual School Night for Scouting will be on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the Methodist Ministry Center. Parents and students will have the opportunity to learn about and register for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, or Girl Scouts.

New Mineola ISD Band Director Chris Brannan

Mineola Texas Band Director Chris Brannan

The first halftime performance of the Mineola Yellow Jacket Band under the direction of Chris Brannan was met with a standing ovation Friday night. It was an encouraging sign for the award-winning director that looks to show Mineola and the band members themselves that the Yellow Jacket Band is its own entity and a Yellow Jacket force in its own right.

Mineola Crime Watch August 9-27

CrimeWatch graphic

Wood County Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that assists law enforcement agencies in solving crimes and locating wanted persons. No caller ID is used. $2,400 has already been paid out since January 2013. Information can be given by calling 903.763.CASH (2274).

Meet the Jackets / Pigskin Preview

Mineola Pigskin Preview

Saturday evening the community had the chance to meet the 2013 Yellow Jacket football, volleyball, and cross country athletes, as well as the band, color guard, and cheerleaders. Each student was given a star’s introduction as he or she ran through the Yellow Jacket tunnel.

Mineola Jalapeno Tree Grand Opening

Mineola Jalapeno Tree

Guests started gathering at the new Jalapeno Tree before 10:30 Monday morning. By 11:00 the porch was full of hungry customers, eager to experience Mineola’s newest restaurant and bar. Owner Paul Bambrey and general manager Ralph Gonzalez were in the midst of the activity, ensuring patrons had a wonderful lunch.