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  • Sheriff seeks jail fire alarm system updates

    PALO PINTO – At a special session Monday of the Palo Pinto County Commissioners Court, commissioners held a workshop to consider budget requests as the county prepares for the upcoming fiscal year.

    June 30, 2014

  • BURN BAN.jpg County enacts 90-day ban on outdoor burning

    PALO PINTO – Despite a wet June, a hot and dry July awaits, according to forecasts, leading Palo Pinto County Commissioners to issue a 90-day ban on outdoor burning.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chief Parker with Brush Truck.jpg BUCKETS & BOOTS: Beyond the Music

    Since 2011, Buckets and Boots has outfitted Palo Pinto County volunteer fire departments with everything from firefighter’s gear to brush trucks and unmanned aircraft.

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story 1 Link


    For the third year in a row, PRAY Mineral Wells is partnering with the Mineral Wells Police Department for the July 4th event at Ram Stadium.

    June 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Index changes coming

    Much change is on the Mineral Wells horizon. There are signs around town of people and businesses already preparing for these hopeful changes and opportunities in our proud community.

    June 29, 2014

  • Council reviews bond proposal

    Thursday night at a special called Mineral Wells City Council board meeting, the council convened with Mineral Wells City Manager Lance Howerton to discuss a new bond proposal – the biggest proposal since 1989.

    June 28, 2014

  • mineral wells brush truck.jpg Buckets and Boots awards nearly half a million dollars to fire departments, agencies

    In its three-year history, The Buckets and Boots Foundation has awarded $427,850 in grants to local Palo Pinto Country volunteer fire departments, as well as a $10,000 grant in 2013 to West, Texas, after the fertilizer plant explosion, for a total of $437,850. 

    June 28, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • City council hears 2016 bond proposal

    Mineral Wells City Council members on Thursday heard a capital improvements bond proposal totaling $54.2 million, with another $16 million in water and sewer fund improvements.

    June 27, 2014

  • Library invites SEC to hold investment fraud workshop

    With people like Bernie Madoff able to get away with multibillion-dollar scandals and spam coming at you each day pitching the newest penny-stocks to cash in on, it’s no surprise people are becoming more wary of investing.

    June 27, 2014

  • Richard Harrison.jpg POLICE BEAT: Chase leads to arrest, charges

    A police chase June 22, after an alleged hit-and-run accident, led to a Mineral Wells man’s arrest on charges of evading arrest and driving while intoxicated.

    June 26, 2014 2 Photos

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