Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Posted by Quinlan1
Amvets Post 36 Ladies Auxiliary named Auxiliary of the Year Members of Amvets Post 36, its Ladies Auxiliary, Sons of Amvets and the Juniors attended the 50th Annual State Convention in Tyler June... + continue reading
Monday, June 19, 2017
Posted by Quinlan1
Hundreds were served Saturday at the fourth annual Community Fish Fry at the First United Methodist Church of Quinlan. Workers outside kept the oil boiling and the fish browned while others inside... + continue reading
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Posted by Quinlan1
No action on personnel after lengthy executive session The next step to finance water and wastewater improvements was taken Monday night by the Quinlan City Council in a full agenda of business... + continue reading
Monday, June 12, 2017
Posted by Quinlan1
Dale Washington snapped this shot on the east side of Lake Tawakoni. Washington said, “We had a family of noodlers have a little boat breakdown beside our dock this evening.” Washington... + continue reading
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Posted by Quinlan1
National title holder Williams second with 68-pounder Lake Tawakoni’s own Jimmy Millsap lived up to his reputation Saturday at the top of the sport of noodling and weighed in the first-place... + continue reading

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06/22/2017
Every promise of Dodd-Frank has been broken.  Fortunately, there is a better, smarter way.  It’s called the Financial CHOICE Act.  It stands for economic growth for all, but bank bailouts for none.  We will end bank bailouts once and for all.... + continue reading
06/21/2017
The home of Sledge and Rita Thomas was selected by Keep West Tawakoni Beautiful (KWTB) for its Yard of the Month Award because of its “beautiful landscape and yard décor.” Shown are KWTB member Dwayne Hall, Sledge and Rita Thomas, and KWTB member Mary... + continue reading

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06/10/2017
Firefighters remove body from near back door of house A Quinlan-area man lost his life in an early-morning fire Friday at his home on FM 751. Weldon Eugene Nall, 59, was pronounced dead at 7:40 a.m. at the scene by Justice of the Peace David McNabb. McNabb said the next of kin had been notified. He said the body had been sent to the Dallas... + continue reading
05/31/2017
The national record for hand fishing now belongs to Lake Tawakoni and the team that weighed in the 85-pound, 2-ounce fish in Saturday’s Lake Tawakoni Hand Fishing Tournament. The milestone catch was accomplished by a combination effort from what are the sport of noodling’s two most prominent and important families — the... + continue reading
05/31/2017
Thirty-one W.H. Ford High School students received their Associate Degrees on Friday, May 12, from Paris Junior College. Principal Don Merkel said, “In the world of education, the month of May has developed its own special meaning. It’s the end of another school year. It’s the end of the final grading cycle. It’s the end... + continue reading
05/31/2017
The finishing touch is underway on the new Two-Mile Bridge across Lake Tawakoni on State Highway 276. Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDOT) spokesperson Tim McAlavy said, “The bridge is officially open fully to traffic, and the only items remaining are signs and some striping.” He said contractor Williams Brothers Construction Co.... + continue reading
05/31/2017
Local public works employees put on a show Wednesday, May 24, at West Tawakoni City Park as they competed in the West Tawakoni Public Works Rodeo under the direction of Public Works Director Jeremy Caviness. “These people are the guys that make sure you have water and wastewater every day,” Caviness told the crowd of spectators and... + continue reading

Sports

05/21/2017
Brannon McMillan took first place over the week in Lake Tawakoni Bass Club’s tournament at Lake Tawakoni. McMillan fished with son Clayton for the five-fish winning catch that weighed 29 pounds... + continue reading
05/20/2017
Josh Terry was named last week to the Sooner Athletic All Conference Team. Terry was one of the top hitters in the conference with a .438 batting average, .521 slugging percentage and a .589 on-base... + continue reading

Columns

04/04/2017
For most older folks, the word “tablet” brings to mind some kind of vitamin. For younger folks, a “tablet” looks like an overgrown cell phone. This is the kind of tablet we... + continue reading
01/04/2017
One difficulty that many people preparing for emergencies experience is that as far as they know, nobody else on earth is doing it. That isn’t true. Texas has a population of about 25 million... + continue reading

Lifestyle

06/21/2017
The home of Sledge and Rita Thomas was selected by Keep West Tawakoni Beautiful (KWTB) for its Yard of the Month Award because of its “beautiful landscape and yard décor.” Shown... + continue reading
06/20/2017
Students attending Super Science Saturday at the Tawakoni Library enjoyed learning about the life cycle of a Painted Lady butterfly, according to President Virginia Johnson. “The children... + continue reading