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MW Senior Center to host Ice Cream Freeze Off
The Mineral Wells Senior Center’s first ever Ice Cream Freeze Off is taking place as part of the center’s July 4th party, which will take place July 3rd since the center will be closed on Independence Day.
Local meeting to explain Medicaid’s new managed care STAR+PLUS expansion
An important information and enrollment meeting about Medicaid managed care options will be held Tuesday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Palo Pinto General Hospital in Mineral Wells. The hospital is located at 400 S.W. 25th Avenue.
Mineral Wells ISD announces new junior high assistant principal, teacher appointments
Mineral Wells ISD trustees met in special session Tuesday evening, approving the employment of Jeffrey T. Williams as Mineral Wells Junior High assistant principal, effective Aug. 4.
FARM & RANCH: Survey responses will assist in planning future research, educational programming
COLLEGE STATION – A survey distributed to the Texas stocker cattle industry by Texas A&M University System agricultural agencies will help collect vital trend data to assist in meeting future research and educational initiatives, according to officials.
FARM & RANCH: Killing hogs with bacon?
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A preservative used to cure bacon is being tested as poison for the nation’s estimated 5 million feral hogs.
Springtown man pleads guilty to federal kidnapping charge
FORT WORTH — The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Texas, and the FBI Dallas Division announced that Brice Johnson, 19, of Springtown, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to kidnapping a young gay man after inviting the victim to his home and brutally assaulting him.
Sponsors lining up for this year’s Taste of Palo Pinto Co.
A Taste of Palo Pinto County is the Mineral Wells Senior Center’s largest annual fundraiser, with the proceeds counted on heavily to help fund the center’s programs throughout the year.
Local unemployment rate below state average
AUSTIN – The Texas economy continued its trend of job growth in May, expanding by 56,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs.
Take a dinner cruise on PK Lake and help United Way
Sign up for a party barge and dinner cruise on beautiful Possum Kingdom Lake to benefit United Way of Palo Pinto County.
Police seek truck reported stolen from dealership
Mineral Wells police are investigating the reported theft of a 2012 Dodge Durango from the lot of a local dealership.
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