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  • Patient placement

    It’s Saturday and your child’s sick with a sore throat that won’t go away. A visit to the doctor might help, but the only option you see is to take your child to the emergency room.

    March 30, 2014

  • Mary Beth Walker.jpg Walker’s job at PPGH lets her help people

    From a very young age, Palo Pinto General Hospital Education Director Mary Beth Walker, MSN, was interested in science. Having a mother who was a geologist and mathematician only fueled her passion further. In combination with a strong desire to help people, Walker chose to go into the medical field, where she has felt at home for more than 38 years.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Plant fire probe ongoing

    PALO PINTO COUNTY – Investigations continued into the cause of Wednesday’s fire that devastated the Kennedy Sausage plant off Interstate 20 at U.S. Highway 281 South.

    March 28, 2014

  • prairie chicken.jpg Conaway, Cornyn speak out after feds list lesser prairie chicken as threatened

    U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn criticized the federal government’s placing of the grassland grouse, known as the lesser prairie chicken, on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities in five central and southwestern states.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0292.jpg MWISD sets make up dates; plans ahead

    Tuesday night, Mineral Wells ISD School Board convened in a regular meeting to discuss the remaining days in the current school year and to look forward into next year. From bad weather days and electronic cigarette usage on district property to adoption of the calendar for the 2014-15 school year and new textbooks, a wide array of subjects were covered.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_7222.jpg Sausage plant burns

    PALO PINTO COUNTY – Dozens of firefighters and equipment from three counties responded to a massive blaze that destroyed most of the Kennedy Sausage plant off Interstate 20 at U.S. Highway 281 South.

    March 26, 2014 2 Photos

  • IMG_7003.jpg Success and goals to go

    “I’m not here on a five-year plan, I’m here to win now,” Mineral Wells’ new athletics director and head football coach Gerald Perry proclaimed. “We’ve got some programs winning right now, but that’s not good enough. We’re going to win across the board. We’re going to have higher expectations.”

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Local CitiBank branch closing

    Mineral Wells CitiBank is set to close June 27, one of about 50 of the bank’s branches to close throughout Texas, a spokesman said.

    March 26, 2014

  • 7 arrests reported in drug bust

    Regional law enforcement reportedly made seven arrests and confiscated 10 grams of methamphetamine and two hydrocodone pills in Mineral Wells on March 17.

    March 25, 2014

  • DSC_0264.jpg Leave them laughing

    Zonta Club of Mineral Wells hosted their Status of Women Luncheon on Monday at the Holiday Hills Country Club, and it was comfortably packed. The luncheon’s purpose was to promote professional and executive women, ZCMW President Dacey Malone said.

    March 25, 2014 1 Photo

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