Tag: Wolfe City

Mount Carmel Cemetery Chapel.  Image by John Duncan.

Mt. Carmel Cemetery Meeting Saturday

The Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City was established in 1852.  Uncle Billy Williams settled this part of Hunt County in 1844.  His two year old niece, Angelina, died in 1852.  Billy set aside 3.5 acres for a cemetery.  It was called Williams Cemetery until a Methodist church was built […]

The scene is downtown almost eight years ago.  Very few cars park here today in Wolfe City but a new grocery store is opening soon.  Image courtesy of Google Images and Mike Price 2008.

Wolfe City Then and Now

Wolfe City, Texas- Mayor Barbara Woodruff took time to do a radio interview with radio station KETR last week.  She tells us that Wolfe City was first settled between 1860 and 1870 when J. Pickett Wolfe established a mill on Pickett Creek.  The post office came in 1862 and the railroads […]

Friends gather at the Farmer's Market in Wolfe City Station. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Market Station

Wolfe City, Texas- The railroads put Hunt County on the map when the Nineteenth Century waned and the 20th Century began.  Wolfe City was not an exception.  A Santa Fe branch line ran from Dallas through Farmersville to Wolfe City.  It terminated in Paris, Texas at the Union Station. The […]

There has been a newspaper in Wolfe City since the town's founding.  Photo courtesy of John Duncan and the Wolfe City Historical Society.

The Wolfe City Mirror to Cease Publication

Another Wolfe City icon is folding it’s tent. The Wolfe City Mirror Newspaper will discontinue with the Christmas 2015 edition. John “Dub” Duncan laments “I’ve enjoyed my years of them publishing my many historical newspaper articles, about Wolfe City.   I know everyone will miss the news. There has been a […]

Dan Flynn meets with Wolf City Police Chief Hone and Sergeant Kraig Betterton. Lunch was very good at El Arbol.  (Photo Courtesy of Dan Flynn's Office)

Visiting Wolfe City

Representative Dan Flynn is the Hunt County Representative to the Texas Legislature.  District 2 includes Hunt, Hopkins and Van Zandt Counties. Dan visited Wolfe City on Tuesday.  Lunch was held at El Arbol.  Representative Flynn was pleased to be a guest of Dick Owens, Sr., Judge Williams and Chief Hone.  […]