Category: Local Buzz

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Learn To Be A Master Naturalist!

Originally posted on October 17, 2015 @ 1:16 pm East Texas Chapter Master Naturalist cordially invites you to an open house for all those interested in learning more about the Master Naturalist program or about becoming a Certified Master Naturalist by…

East Texas Men in Harmony Featured at Kiwanis Benefit Concert for The Eliminate Project

Eliminate Concert

The Mineola Kiwanis Club hosted a concert Sunday night at the Lake Country Playhouse featuring the East Texas Men in Harmony to raise awareness and money for The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus. An estimated $2000 was raised via ticket sales and a collection during the concert to help provide immunizations to mothers and infants in 40 countries that still face the fatal threat of maternal/neonatal tetanus, known as MNT.

Mineola Crime Watch August 9-27

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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).

APET SPCA Adoption Blow Out

Originally posted on August 15, 2012 @ 10:42 pmMany of you know that APET SPCA has now opened the first Wood County animal shelter which is located in Mineola. Instead of building out on the loop, we found a wonderful…

Jessie Weaver Celebrates 103 Years

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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.