Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Education

October 22, 2013

Fates of two ISD bonds and nine state constitutional amendments in voters’ hands

(Continued)

• Graford ISD Library: Oct. 25, 5-8 p.m.

Those unable to vote in person during early voting or on election day can apply for a ballot by mail by contacting the county elections office. The last day to apply for a ballot by mail is Oct. 23. The completed application must be received (not postmarked) by Oct. 25. Photo ID is not required to vote by mail.

Election Day is Nov. 5, with 17 polls throughout the county open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

What’s new

A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter can cast a vote:

• Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

• Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS.

• Texas personal identification card issued by DPS.

• Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS.

• United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph.

• United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph.

• United States passport.

The photo ID must be current or expired no more than 60 days. Other photo IDs, including student IDs and employment IDs, cannot be accepted at the polls.

Statewide Constitutional amendments

The nonpartisan League of Women Voters issued information on the nine amendments facing Texans.

To help Texas voters cast an informed ballot, the LWV-Texas Education Fund provides helpful, nonpartisan information on both the proposed constitutional amendments and the election process.

“To have a say on whether nine proposed amendments become part of the Texas Constitution, you need to vote,” says Linda Krefting, Chair of the League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund. “The issues at stake on the Nov. 5 ballot are important to all Texans – property tax exemptions for military families, reverse mortgages for seniors, filling short-term city council vacancies, sanctions for judicial misconduct and funding for water.”

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    The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Caitlin Pechacek, from Palo Pinto, has been named an All-American Scholar.

    August 1, 2014

  • Roxie Bean Millsap ISD names Bean new elementary assistant principal

    Millsap ISD has announced the selection of Roxie Bean as assistant principal for Millsap Elementary School. Millsap ISD trustees approved Bean’s selection at the regular meeting on June 23.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • WC offers free college preparation through talent search grant

    WEATHERFORD – Weatherford College is offering free college preparation through the Educational Talent Search Grant to the following schools: Bridgeport Middle School, Decatur Middle School, Jacksboro High School, Jacksboro Middle School, Tison Middle School, Mineral Wells High School, Mineral Wells Junior High, Santo High School, Santo Middle School, Hall Middle School, Springtown High School, Springtown Middle School, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford High School Ninth Grade Center.

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  • Kimberly Canales Diego (1).jpg Up close with MWJH student Kimberly Canales-Diego

    Kimberly Canales-Diego is an outstanding seventh-grader at Mineral Wells Junior High School.

    May 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0511 biz LinkField Services students.jpg Link Field honors students with pancake breakfast

    Link Field Services Inc. was the site of a pancake breakfast honoring Mineral Wells High School students Kandas Cain, Angel Ortiz, Ian Kurtz and Jake Mason.

    May 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Team China.jpg Boosting school spirit at MWJH

    With the pressure of most state assessments complete and the insanity of the end of the year fast approaching, the teachers at Mineral Wells Junior High began to engage in some friendly and good natured competition.

    May 9, 2014 3 Photos

  • 0507 chase southern graduates.jpg Southern to receive UTA degree

    Chase Southern will graduate Saturday, May 10, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Arlington.

    May 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • FFA-Floraculture.jpg Nine Mineral Wells FFA teams compete at area competition; two advanced to state

    Mineral Wells FFA had the following nine teams compete at the Area Career Development Contest on April 9 at Tarleton State University: Ag Mechanics, Horse Judging, Livestock Judging, Poultry Judging, Nursery/Landscape, Floriculture, Vet Tech, Range and Farm Business Management.

    May 3, 2014 2 Photos

  • Garner School releases honor rolls

    Garner School's most recent "A" and "A/B" honor rolls were recently released.

    April 28, 2014

  • Cameron pic.jpg Travis Sixth-Grader Conquers Johnson Peak

    Every year Travis Elementary sixth-graders spend a week of outdoor education at Camp Grady Spruce and every year is full of stories and memories.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

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