Category: Local Buzz

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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.

Women’s Ministry Benefit Yard Sale

Originally posted on August 12, 2009 @ 11:57 pmThe women’s ministry of the Mineola Seventh-day Adventist Church will be having a yard sale on Friday, August 14 and Sunday, August 16 at 909 South Pacific St, next to the APET…

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…

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.

Kumohimo Class

Originally posted on April 3, 2012 @ 11:00 amVickie Steed will be demonstrating the art of Kumohimo on Thursday,  May 31st from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Fees are $4 Members, $5 Non Members.  For more information, call the League at 903-569-8877;…

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!

Local Employer Shows Hiring Preference

Originally posted on July 19, 2009 @ 11:02 amAre there any circumstances under which it would be acceptable for an employer to send a female employee the following text message: I wouldn’t have hired you if (someone’s name) had not…