The Mineral Wells High School Coronation, a tradition since 1927, takes place Saturday at 8 p.m. in the MWHS Auditorium. The Royal Ball will follow in the cafeteria. Students may purchase tickets in the high school office before school, during lunch and after school, but not during classes. Tickets are $10 each and are required to attend the ceremony. All seating is reserved. Joining 2013 King Jacoby Prestwood and Queen Jessica Baeza are the following members of the 2013 Royal Court: juniors Colby Kissinger and Yesenia Martinez, sophomores Bob Boudreau and Veronyka Chavira and freshmen Branson Sanchez and Desiree Bell.
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Mineral Wells Merchants Community Christmas Parade postponed
Due to anticipated icy conditions and below-freezing temperatures, the annual Mineral Wells Merchants Community Christmas Parade, scheduled for Saturday, will be postponed until Dec. 14.
Constable Morris arrests two at gunpoint
Constable Gary Morris arrested two men at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in connection with a stolen truck and a brief chase.
Tour of Homes features Lone Oak house
As part of a continuing series, the Index is highlighting each property on Zonta’s 28th annual Christmas Tour of Homes, Dec. 8. Next up is the Mahan family’s home on Lone Oak.
MWPD respond to auto thefts and other traffic incidents
The Mineral Wells Police Department had a relatively quiet Thanksgiving week, but did have to deal with a number of vehicle-related crimes, including thefts, accidents and other incidents.
Local merchants enjoy lucrative ‘Black Friday’
The Black Friday crowds have waned, and in the aftermath of the national shopping frenzy, local businesses are counting their money after a lucrative Thanksgiving weekend.
CareFlight Pink Shirt campaign nets $1,487 for American Cancer Society
Each October, CareFlite encourages its crews to wear a pink T-shirt to support the effort to find a cure for breast cancer.
County looking to lure ammo factory to city
PALO PINTO – If all goes according to plan, Mineral Wells could soon be the home of Texas Ultra Precision Ammunition’s new ammunition production facility.
Local economy still reaping benefits of Ram Stadium
When Ram Stadium was completed in 2008, the people of Mineral Wells could only imagine the over-arching positive impact the venue could have on the city’s economy.
The earth moved under our feet
Earthquakes typically bring to mind the Pacific coast more so than North Texas, but tremors rattled two spots very close to Mineral Wells over the night, Thursday, before most locals had even woken up to baste their Thanksgiving turkeys.
The story of the Nickerson family is one of achieving great success and giving back to the community and those who helped them so much along the way.
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