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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.
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?
- 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
‘A LONG WALK TO A SAFE SHORE’
Ted Oliver spends almost every day with drug addicts and alcoholics.
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.
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