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  • 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

  • IMG_9711.jpg Disabled vets, wounded warriors parking spaces dedicated

    In dedicating 10 reserved parking spaces in Wal-Mart's parking lot for disabled veterans and wounded warriors, one question some had was – why didn't someone think of this sooner?

    July 4, 2014 4 Photos 1 Slideshow

  • IMG_9711.jpg SLIDESHOW: Wal-Mart Veterans' Parking Spaces Walmart in Mineral Wells, Texas, on July 4, 2014, dedicated 10 reserved and specially marked parking spaces for disabled veterans and wounded warriors, with hopes the idea will spread across the state and nation to not only all Wal-Marts, but other large retailers, shopping centers and other public buildings and facilities.

    July 4, 2014

  • Council moves forward with downtown redevelopment plan

    It might only be a matter of time before downtown Mineral Wells gets overhauled, as Mineral Wells City Council officially voted in favor of a resolution approving the Downtown Redevelopment Plan Proposal created by the Institute of Urban Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington.

    July 3, 2014

  • Timeline.jpg District sets building project timelines

    In November of last year, the community made its opinion known, expressing its support for the most recent Mineral Wells ISD school bond totaling $25 million.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Townsend, Shonda.jpg FOUR YEARS LATER: Still no justice for Shonda Townsend

    Mineral Wells is a relatively small community. But it has been big enough to hold for four years a big secret. Who killed Krishonda Townsend?

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • water faucet veggies.jpg The time for water conservation is NOW!

    Imagine what it would be like to turn on the tap and not get at least a drop of water.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • walmart vets signs.jpg Giving veterans their space

    Just in time for Independence Day, Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans are in for a treat July 4, one that will last longer than fireworks. Ten specialized parking signs are going up in the Mineral Wells Wal-Mart parking lot at 10 a.m. Friday – five for Wounded Warriors and five for Disabled Veterans.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ted Oliver.jpg ‘A LONG WALK TO A SAFE SHORE’

    Ted Oliver spends almost every day with drug addicts and alcoholics.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • alpha-stim.jpg EMI wins long-sought FDA rating

    A Mineral Wells medical technology company’s nearly two decades-long struggle with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ended this month with the administration’s decision to reclassify a locally made medical device.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

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