History of Mineola, Texas; "Gateway to the Pines" Page: 125
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RADIO STATION KMOO
The State Selective Service headquarters has announced the removal of the
office of Texas Local Board 133, for Wood and Upshur Counties, from Min-
eola to Tyler (May 1972).
NATIONAL DOLLAR STORE
One of the newest stores in town is that of the National Dollar Store located
in the old Sodekson Building, or better remembered as the old Castloo Furni-
RADIO STATION KMOO
The Radio Station KMOO is another news media of which Mineola is very
proud. It is owned and operated by Sam Curry who began operation in Sep-
tember, 1963, giving the news as it happened, the weather report, and local
news of interest.
They report that in 1969 some developments for that year are flood control
of the Sabine River, scout programs organized, the Negro school property
sold, Wisener Airport enlarged and improved and perhaps the top story of the
year, that of June Davis in which $2,500 was raised in one day for the fam-
Another one of the new faces among public officials for the year is that of
E.T. Raynes, who serves as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2.
Mr. Raynes was appointed to the office in late April 1969, after the resig-
nation of long-time Justice H.H. Carlisle.
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Jones, Lucille. History of Mineola, Texas; "Gateway to the Pines", book, 1973; Quanah, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130180/m1/135/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .