Author: The Buzz

TV Programming Choices

When it comes to TV, you have options. In the Mineola area we have DirectTV, Dish Network and Suddenlink available. Two are digital satellite services and one is the cable company. Who do you prefer?

Papadales in Quitman Now Has a Bar

If you are looking for a place to have a burger and wet your whistle, look toward Papadales in Quitman. Papadales is an established eatery and is consistently good food-wise. You can get BBQ, Mexican food, your favorite American dishes…

GeoCaching. Are You Doing It?

Geocaching (geocaching.com) seems to be pretty hot these days. What is it? Well, it’s a high tech game of hide and seek. You log on to the web site and find caches in your area and their GPS coordinates then…

Need to Make a URL Shorter?

Have you ever gone to post a link on Facebook, MySpace or wherever, and noticed that it takes up far too much room? Some places, such as Twitter, limit the number of characters a post can have, so why use…

Popcorn & Pickles?

I was recently at a party at a friend’s house when they made some microwave butter popcorn and ate it with dill pickles. You grab a handful of popcorn, toss a pickle slice on it and eat it up. It…

Mineola Loses a Community Leader

Yesterday Mineola lost a great leader and civic icon. Jason Hightower, owner of KMOO succumbed to the cancer that had been plaguing him for a few years. Jason touched so many lives in the area that there is no way…

Main Street Mineola, Then and Now

This is a short video that I did for the Community Development department and the Chamber of Commerce to play at the Chamber’s annual banquet. It is a drive through downtown Mineola with several old photos infused. It shows the…

Quitman Goes Wet? Is it True?

According to this sign at Papadale’s in Quitman, the city has apparently granted, or is in process of granting them a license to sell alcohol.  This photo, taken from my phone (hence the not so good quality) says “Hiring Bartender”.…