Author: Crystal

Mom to 4; crafter; geek; nerd; Scout mom; lover of Irish things; award-winning graphic artist; typesetter

Stone Briar Center, Bringing New Business to Mineola

Stone Briar Center Sign

David Short realized that many people from Mineola go out of town to shop more than they shop in town, so he decided to do something about it. The Stone Briar Center shopping center is being erected to “bring that business back to Mineola.” Construction is expected to be completed in early September.

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.

Mineola Crime Watch July 26-August 1

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Wood County Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that assists law enforcement agencies in solving crimes and locating wanted persons. No caller ID is used. $2,400 has already been paid out since January 2013. Information can be given by calling 903.763.CASH (2274).

Mineola Crime Watch August 9-27

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Wood County Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that assists law enforcement agencies in solving crimes and locating wanted persons. No caller ID is used. $2,400 has already been paid out since January 2013. Information can be given by calling 903.763.CASH (2274).

Kiwanis 2013 Back to School Bash

Kiwanis logo

The Mineola Kiwanis is having their annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 17 at the Methodist Ministry Center 8:30 – 12 pm. Students entering pre-kindergarten through fifth grade will be able to get backpacks filled with school supplies, eye exams, dental exams, nurse exams, and haircut coupons.

Young Library Patrons Build Robots

Robotics students

Originally posted on July 18, 2013 @ 6:30 am Mineola Primary teacher Stacy Wedding facilitated a robotics workshop for primary and elementary students at the Mineola Memorial Library on Wednesday afternoon. The workshop was a special session of “Dig Into…

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.