Category: Local Buzz

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2011 Sales Tax Review

Originally posted on February 9, 2012 @ 12:32 amFor the first six months of 2011, sales tax revenue for the city of Mineola was up over 2010 by $6408 or .91%. For the months of July through December, sales tax…

GeoCaching. Are You Doing It?

Originally posted on June 5, 2009 @ 9:59 pmGeocaching (geocaching.com) seems to be pretty hot these days. What is it? Well, it’s a high tech game of hide and seek. You log on to the web site and find caches…

Garage Sale

Originally posted on April 3, 2012 @ 10:57 amMLOTA will having their annual garage sale the weekend of April 27th & 28th starting at 8:00am.  Mineola League of the Arts is located at 200 W Blair in Mineola.  For more…

Veteran’s Day 2010

Originally posted on November 11, 2010 @ 10:16 amIn celebration of all who have served the US military, we salute you. In honor of those who served and lost, we will never forget you. To those in far away lands…

Main Street Mineola, Then and Now

Originally posted on March 5, 2009 @ 10:49 amThis is a short video that I did for the Community Development department and the Chamber of Commerce to play at the Chamber’s annual banquet. It is a drive through downtown Mineola…

Rosemont Townhomes. For Sale/Lease

Originally posted on December 17, 2012 @ 1:45 am[meteor_slideshow] 1280 sq. ft. 2 bedroom/2 bath 2 car garage with automatic opener City utilities and services All electric Covered porches Private fenced backyard Lawn maintenance included Well lit neighborhood Easy navigation…

East Texas Men in Harmony Featured at Kiwanis Benefit Concert for The Eliminate Project

Eliminate Concert

The Mineola Kiwanis Club hosted a concert Sunday night at the Lake Country Playhouse featuring the East Texas Men in Harmony to raise awareness and money for The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus. An estimated $2000 was raised via ticket sales and a collection during the concert to help provide immunizations to mothers and infants in 40 countries that still face the fatal threat of maternal/neonatal tetanus, known as MNT.

No Shutdown in Mineola City Government

The city of Mineola is certainly not on any kind of shutdown. We are spending taxpayer funds left and right on things that are popular among some in our city government while completely ignoring things that are important to handicapped shoppers and ignoring our crumbling roadways.