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City Plans to Sell the Mineola Nature Preserve (April Fools 2014)

April 1, 2014
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The city of Mineola is selling the Nature Preserve. Read the full story on our web site.

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Lonestar Learning Academy Now Accepting CCMS Clients

January 17, 2014
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The new Lonestar Learning Academy in Mineola is here to serve your child care needs. They are now accepting applicants from the Texas Workforce Commission's CCMS program. Come see this brand new facility in Mineola.

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Notes from the Mineola City Council

October 25, 2013

Highlights from the City Council workshop of 10-24-2013.

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HALLOWEEN PARTY AT TWO SENORITAS

October 22, 2013
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.

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New Dress Shop Opens in Mineola – Clairee’s Closet

September 27, 2013
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Mineola has a new dress shop. Clairee's Closet is now open on N. Johnson St.

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MISD School Board Celebrates Success, Discusses Campus Plans

September 18, 2013
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The school board enjoyed celebrating the success of its students and discussed campus plans at Monday evening's meeting.

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Jessie Weaver Celebrates 103 Years

September 16, 2013
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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.

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Mineola Property Taxes Set to Stay the Same {UPDATE}

September 12, 2013
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The public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed tax rate vote coming up at the end of September on Thursday evening at 5:30.

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New Mineola ISD Band Director Chris Brannan

August 31, 2013
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...

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Meeting Mineola: Bill Pugh

August 30, 2013
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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.

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Meet the Jackets / Pigskin Preview

August 27, 2013
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.

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Mercy Rushing Returning to Mineola as Economic Development Coordinator

August 26, 2013
Mercy Rushing Returning to Mineola as Economic Development Coordinator

Mineola has scored a home run with the acquisition of Mercy Rushing as Asst. City Administrator of Economic Development. Please join us in welcoming Mercy back home.

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Mineola League of the Arts Hosts “Sampler Week”

August 24, 2013
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During the last week, the Mineola League of the Arts hosted a “sampler week” to give the community opportunities to experience the League firsthand. I had the privilege of visiting several of the 17 sessions, both as a visitor and as a student. Sessions included quilting a hot pad, making a pillowcase, beading a bracelet, dyeing a silk...

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Is Whataburger Looking at Mineola? The Official Word.

August 20, 2013
Is Whataburger Looking at Mineola? The Official Word.

The official word on Whataburger and Mineola, as of 8-20-2013. Sign the petition and tell them we want a Whataburger in Mineola!

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Introducing Your City Council: Sue Jones

July 24, 2013
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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.

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Mineola Mourns the Loss of Shannon Seaton (Update: Funeral Services Set)

July 18, 2013
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Earlier today, Shannon Seaton (35) passed away apparently after performing some yard work. Details are still unclear, but apparently Seaton had been working in the yard and suffered some  kind of event that led to his passing. He leaves behind a wife and two children as well as his other family members. He also...

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Jalapeno Tree in Mineola is Now Hiring

July 18, 2013
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 the opening of the restaurant is now dependent on how the hiring process goes....

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Introducing Your City Council: Jack Jones

June 28, 2013
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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...

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Mineola and Lindale to Merge into One City Named Mindale (April Fools)

April 1, 2013
Mineola and Lindale to Merge into One City Named Mindale (April Fools)

Late last night the details were made public for the pending merger of Mineola and Lindale. The mayors of the two cities have been working on this for over a year. “It just makes sense”, said a Lindale official of the merger. “Every time we have gotten close to completing the merger, more details...

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Quitman Goes Wet? Is it True?

February 24, 2009
Quitman Goes Wet? Is it True?

According to this sign at Papadale’s in Quitman, the city has apparently granted, or is in process of granting them a license to sell alcohol.  This photo, taken from my phone (hence the not so good quality) says “Hiring Bartender”. It appears that East Texas is catching up with the times. Allowing the sale...

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