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Prescribed Burn Planned for Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department staff plans to conduct a prescribed burn at Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway sometime during the end of October.
Parker County manhunt comes to deadly end
SPRINGTOWN – A man who hid in a home overnight was found dead this morning, apparently from gunfire after deputies fired at him as he tried to flee, according to Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler.
Commissioners approve annual MOW grant
In a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Palo Pinto County Commissioners authorized a grant for Meals on Wheels of Palo Pinto County.
City names new interim fire chief
As citizens of Mineral Wells continue to recover after the passing of Robin Allen on Sept. 21, the City of Mineral Wells is doing its due diligence to fill the void she left as the Mineral Wells Fire Chief. City Manager Lance Howerton named Mike Pool interim chief of the department.
Inside the meth industry
In the aftermath of Thursday's regional drug bust, investigation results suggest this Dallas-based drug ring was supplying methamphetamine to the entire North Central Texas area.
Trustees step forward on $25 million bond
Mineral Wells ISD trustees took another step toward having a Nov. 5 bond election to pass a $25 million bond, chiefly to build a new school to replace Lamar Elementary.
Last week, trustees approved a contract for election services between the Palo Pinto County Elections Administrator's office and MWISD.
Blue Bonnet Garden Club
The Blue Bonnet Garden Club met at the home of Doris Liggett for the first meeting of the new season.
Vietnam War Museum’s new sign to attract visitors
For anyone who might not know what the big, green Bell UH-1 Iroquois “Huey” helicopter on the eastern edge of Mineral Wells is all about, there is now some new signage to let passersby know.
Johnson League Ranch and Mausoleum topic at tonight’s Heritage Association meeting
The Mineral Wells Heritage Association’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Rock School Museum. Don Crawford will present about the history of the Johnson League Ranch and Mausoleum, north of Gordon.
Local churches to offer Upward Basketball for free
For nine years, Upward Sports has been a part of the Mineral Wells community, providing a Sports Ministry Basketball league that focuses on building skills and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with young players and their families.
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