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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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