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  • Investigation into recent Kennedy blaze continues

    PALO PINTO COUNTY – Investigations continued into the cause of a March 26 fire that devastated the Kennedy Sausage plant off Interstate 20 at U.S. Highway 281 South.

    April 1, 2014

  • IMG_0147 Matt West.jpg A case of the vapors

    Matt West is learning to kick the habit. “I quit smoking cigarettes about three months ago.”

    March 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Final Pic.jpg She’s a giver

    It’s not every day a child turns “the big 10.” This once-in-a-lifetime feat, marking the end of the single digits, is often accompanied a big celebration filled with gifts and games. However, one Mineral Wells girl has defied the status quo.

    March 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0299.jpg Mineral Wells students will be seeing STAARs this week

    This week, Mineral Wells ISD will be participating in STAAR testing.

    March 30, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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

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