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  • 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.

    July 9, 2014

  • Conaway, Mike.jpg 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.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_0098.JPG 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.

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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.

    July 8, 2014

  • mosquito.jpg 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.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • sarah klein.jpg 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.

    July 7, 2014 2 Photos

  • Buckets and Boots logo.jpg 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.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • I-20 wreck kills FW man

    GORDON – A Fort Worth man died Thursday when he struck a tractor-trailer from behind on Interstate Highway 20 on the Blue Flat Road overpass.

    July 7, 2014

  • LPP2.jpg Low lakes leading to dying fish, animals

    PALO PINTO COUNTY – While water supply is chief concern for cities and towns in Palo Pinto County, wildlife living in and on area lakes have also been affected.

    July 6, 2014 2 Photos

  • CB Long.jpg Disappearing lakes

    PALO PINTO COUNTY – Green lawns and fields might show a benefit of recent rains, but those rains haven’t doused area watersheds enough to push lake shores back to pre-drought levels, and this lack has some area officials showing concern over their communities’ water supplies.

    July 6, 2014 1 Photo

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