Mineral Wells Index staff writers Chris Agee and Libby Cluett pose with the first place Texas Press Association award for news writing won by the paper in TPA's '2012 Better Newspaper Contest.' The Index competed in the dailies under 7,000 circulation division. The award was for a story by Agee about State Sen. Craig Estes' attempts to regulate air boats on a portion of the Brazos River and for an article by Cluett that took an in depth look at the impact on education funding and budget cuts. The Index also placed in headline writing, page design and overall excellence categories.
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Rehab and Wellness receives new equipment thanks to auxiliary
With the growth Palo Pinto General Hospital Rehabilitation and Wellness Center has experienced over the past few years and the constant beating workout equipment takes on a daily basis, PPGH Director of Therapy Kody Wallace felt that it was time to get some new materials. Enter PPGH Auxiliary.
Friday wrecks send three to hospital
Three accidents occurred in Mineral Wells, Friday, leading to the transport of three individuals to hospitals.
Cocoon Pregnancy Center in unique role
Nearly a decade ago, one woman with the backing of her church saw a need in Mineral Wells to aide women pregnant or with young children. Since then, the desire to serve the community has grown.
CASA teeing up Fore-the-Kids Golf Tournament
As a means to raise funds, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is hosting its third annual Fore-the-Kids Golf Tournament, April 25.
CAC another weapon in County’s arsenal against child abuse
PALO PINTO – In 2013, there were 198 confirmed cases of child abuse in Palo Pinto County. As a result, Child Protective Services removed 65 children from their homes.
With so many children at risk, one local group is looking to curb those statistics and safeguard Palo Pinto County's most precious resource: future generations.
After over a month of speculation, the Ram faithful have a new leader in which to place their hope.
Friday night, the Mineral Wells ISD Board of Trustees announced their decision to hire Waco Midway's Co-Offensive Coordinator Gerald Perry as the new Athletic Director and head football coach of Mineral Wells High School.
ZONTA Status of Women Luncheon March 23
Women and their many contributions are about to be honored.
City Council passes ‘hotdog’ ordinance
Nobody likes being left inside a car during extreme temperatures, hot or cold – animals don't like it either.
CASA seeks 100 more child advocates
Casa means home, but for thousands of abused and neglected children, it's an acronym that has even more meaning – it's the hope of finally finding a safe, permanent home where they can thrive.
Paulsen honored for 25 years of volunteer work with DI
Recently the 2014 Greater Fort Worth Destination Imagination Tournament took place at Legacy High School in Mansfield, and 26 of the 256 teams that competed in the event are State competition bound.
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