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The Paper Tiger Rides Again – Mineola Chamber Edition

Mineola Chamber of Commerce

You might have read the article in the Mineola paper about the Executive Director of the Mineola Chamber of Commerce and the events leading up to this week’s bombshell exposé piece. Chances are you heard about it months ago like everyone else did. Word travels fast in these parts, often with pinpoint accuracy.

Murder Shakes Downtown Mineola

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 Mineola EZ Mart with a gunshot wound to the…

Munzesheimer Manor Bed and Breakfast in Mineola, the Logical Ending to a Great Story

Munzesheimer Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn

An interesting story has led to new innkeepers at the historic Munzesheimer Manor Bed & Breakfast in Mineola. Innkeepers Bret and Ashlee are doing everything possible to maintain this historic property as a cornerstone of Mineola while offering their guests the very best possible in accommodations. If you’ve never been in this historic property from a bygone era, stop by sometime. They would be happy to show you around.

Mineola May Days is Changing

Mineola Chamber of Commerce

The Mineola Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that May Days will be no longer. They are re-naming the Mineola May Days festival and moving it back to the Mineola Civic Center. This year, the new festival will be June 6…

Walking, because they are driven!

Brian Cochran and Austin Shirley

Meet Brian Cochran, Austin Shirley and Archer. To many, this trio might look like homeless people moving from one location to another. And that’s exactly what they are. But this trio has a different reason for their movements than many others do. A great story follows.

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.

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.