Tag Archive for Mineola

Mineola Whataburger is Underway!

Whataburger Mineola Texas

At long last, Mineola gets a Whataburger. Whataburger is somewhat of a Texas tradition and we will be glad to have one in town. The restaurant will be located in the Wal-Mart parking lot right next to Taco Bell. Many…

Sales Tax Holiday 2014 is August 8-10

tax free tag

It’s almost time to send the kids back to school. We all know that can get expensive. Every year at this time, the state declares a sales tax holiday for a weekend to help ease the pain of back-to-school shopping.…

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT TWO SENORITAS

Two Senoritas is having a Halloween costume contest Saturday, October 26th from 8 PM to 1 AM. Come out and enjoy karaoke, drink specials and wear your best costume. We’ll have prizes for the top 3 costumes.

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.

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.

Meeting Mineola: Bill Pugh

Bill Pugh

Mineola is home to interesting people with skills and stories that might surprise you, like Bill Pugh. The former Soldier and actor is also a shipbuilder.

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.

Introducing Your City Council: Sue Jones

Sue Jones

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. Last month we featured Ward 1 alderman Jack Jones. This month we are featuring alder woman for Ward 2, Sue Jones.

Jalapeno Tree in Mineola is Now Hiring

Jalapeno Tree Mineola - Now Hiring

Jalepeno Tree in Mineola is now hiring for all non-management positions. Those interested can pick up an application at the restaurant weekdays from 9 AM to 7 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM until 3 PM. Owner Paul Bambrey says…

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.