Tag: Mineola

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.

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.

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.

Mineola Whataburger is Underway!

Whataburger Mineola Texas

Originally posted on August 16, 2014 @ 4:10 pmAt 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…

Early Voting – All of Wood County

Originally posted on October 21, 2014 @ 11:16 amEarly voting is open at the Wood County Courthouse, in the basement. All Wood County early voting is in this location. Hours are 8 AM – 5 PM weekdays through Friday, 10/31…

Local Business Hit by Car

Originally posted on April 13, 2015 @ 12:30 pmWe saw this last year at Beall’s. Now a car has run through the front of Stitchin’ Heaven. We have reports that nobody on the scene was injured.

Quitman Goes Wet? Is it True?

Originally posted on February 24, 2009 @ 3:30 pmAccording 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…