Category: Local Buzz

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2011 Sales Tax Review

Originally posted on February 9, 2012 @ 12:32 amFor the first six months of 2011, sales tax revenue for the city of Mineola was up over 2010 by $6408 or .91%. For the months of July through December, sales tax…

Roses Celebrate Our National Heros

Originally posted on May 15, 2014 @ 11:30 amMineola, TX, May 14, 2014 Flowers play many roles in everyday life: they express comfort during loss; they say “I’m thinking of you”; they provide the final polish to a memorable event;…

Details of the New EZ Mart Lease

Originally posted on January 23, 2012 @ 11:15 pmCity Councilman, Ken Pearce, just emailed a letter to me and asked me to share it with you. It addresses the numbers behind the EZ Mart decision and the details of their…

Murder Shakes Downtown Mineola

Originally posted on June 16, 2014 @ 10:24 am On Sunday evening, 6-15-14, a Mineola youth was murdered in downtown Mineola apparently after a verbal altercation with another person. 19 year-old Christopher James Griffin was found in the alley behind the…

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.

Mineola Events August 11-17, 2013

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This week’s red-letter days include a casting call, school registrations, Lady Jacket volleyball, the first football scrimmage of the season, and the 1st Annual Shannon Seaton Benefit Softball Tournament. Get ready for a great week!