Category: Local Buzz

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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.

Details of the New EZ Mart Lease

Originally posted on January 23, 2012 @ 11:15 pmCity Councilman, Ken Pearce, just emailed a letter to me and asked me to share it with you. It addresses the numbers behind the EZ Mart decision and the details of their…

Murder Shakes Downtown Mineola

Originally posted on June 16, 2014 @ 10:24 am On Sunday evening, 6-15-14, a Mineola youth was murdered in downtown Mineola apparently after a verbal altercation with another person. 19 year-old Christopher James Griffin was found in the alley behind the…

Summer Reading for Kids

Originally posted on June 19, 2015 @ 11:43 amSchool is out and the children are wanting something to do. Keep them reading while having fun and learning about Jesus. The Stories of the Bible Fun Book has 240 pages of…

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).

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…

Mineola Texas Apartments and Rental Home Finder

This is a free service to help residents and future residents find rental living arrangements in Mineola. Many Mineola rentals are not represented on the web, so consider this a helping hand for those not familiar with the area. A free service of