Category: Local Buzz

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Mineola’s First Business

Originally posted on October 1, 2013 @ 9:00 amIn what the book (1976) refers to as “the present Safeway Store,” which is now Jalapeno Tree, the first business in Mineola that was in an actual building stood in 1876. Owned…

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…

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.

Whitetails Unlimited Hosts Fundraiser Banquet

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The Lake Country chapter of Whitetails Unlimited hosted a fundraiser banquet on Thursday, August 15. Monies raised will go to youth education and activities, and to process game meat to give to the needy. There were raffle items, including a table especially for kids, a silent auction, and a live auction.

Learn To Be A Master Naturalist!

Originally posted on October 17, 2015 @ 1:16 pm East Texas Chapter Master Naturalist cordially invites you to an open house for all those interested in learning more about the Master Naturalist program or about becoming a Certified Master Naturalist by…

Mineola Sales Tax Revenues are Down

Originally posted on May 12, 2011 @ 2:58 pmWe just received a report on sales tax revenues in Mineola. These figures are based on March and 1st qtr 2011 sales by our local merchants and businesses. Sales tax collections were…

Mineola May Days 2009 Gearing Up

Originally posted on January 16, 2009 @ 3:22 pmThe folks over at the Mineola Chamber of Commerce are all working to put the annual May Days Festival together. There will be lots of fun, food, music and activities on May…

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…