Because of this morning's rainfall, Palo Pinto County Judge David Nicklas will lift the burn ban at 3 p.m. today to allow outdoor burning of brush piles. The ban will remain lifted until commissioners reinstate it. They have scheduled a special meeting Wednesday at 1 p.m.
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Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie to make Mineral Wells visit
Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie serves as the 117th elected and consecrated bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. She is scheduled to visit Mt. Olive A.M.E. church, located at Hughes Chapel C.M.E. Church at 611 S.W. 1st Ave. in Mineral Wells, at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Texas feels like home for Bellamy Brothers
If an upbeat love song had failed to spike the music charts in 1976, Howard and David Bellamy might best be known for buying and rearing cattle in Darby, Fla., where they grew up. But, in the nation's bicentennial year, the Bellamy Brother's “Let Your Love Flow” not only jumped into high position on country charts, it climbed to number one on Billboard's Hot 100 and crossed over to adult contemporary charts as well.
Specialty health care is about to go to a new level following Tuesday’s dedication of Palo Pinto General Hospital’s Professional Health Center, creating what is truly a medical campus on the city’s west end.
Manslaughter case ends in DWI conviction
PALO PINTO – Wednesday, a Palo Pinto County jury found David Wendell Kilcrease, 48, of Mineral Wells, not guilty of the charge of intoxication manslaughter in the death of Billie Charles Thresher.
Conaway says he will oppose any effort to house migrant children within his 11th district
U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway has made it clear to Obama Administration officials that his Texas 11th Congressional District, which includes Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County, will oppose any effort to house or resettle any of the unescorted children who have crossed into the U.S. illegally.
Energetic Gilley is senior center's new director
With Linda Gilley's volunteerism and work as an administrative assistant at the Mineral Wells Senior Center since 2007, the place hasn't lacked for fun and enthusiasm. That is not expected to change now that the energetic Gilley is the senior center's new executive director, having the interim part of that title removed following a unanimous vote of the center's board of directors.
Testimony begins in intoxication manslaughter case
PALO PINTO – Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of David Wendell Kilcrease, 48, of Mineral Wells, charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of Billie Charles Thresher.
First West Nile case of the season confirmed in Travis County
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first case of West Nile illness of the season.
Sign of gratitude
GRANBURY – Sarah Klein is proud she and the company she works for were able to make the signs designating special parking space for disabled veterans and wounded warriors at the Mineral Wells Wal-Mart.
Buckets and Boots traffic accommodation OK’d
PALO PINTO – To manage traffic during the annual Buckets and Boots concert July 12 in Graford, county commissioners in a special session on Monday approved changing a portion of Chaney Lane to a one-way street.
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