A Tuesday evening candidate forum hosted by the Cooke County chapter of the League of Women Voters of Texas looked a bit different than your typical political gathering.
The annual Palo Pinto Livestock Association PRCA Rodeo kicked off in Mineral Wells Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, featuring saddle bronc and bareback bronc riding, team roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, bull riding, tie down roping and a special entry by retired Army Sgt. Dana Bowman.
Early voting for a specially called election to fill Sen. Pat Fallon’s Texas Senate District 30 seat kicks off Monday, and registered voters can choose one of six candidates on the ballot — five Republicans and one Democrat.
With the deadline to withdraw candidacy for the upcoming election expired, two unopposed positions will be declared elected following canvassing of Nov. 3 votes after approval of an ordinance Tuesday night by the Mineral Wells city council.
School districts will now be required to report data to state agencies on a weekly basis in order to track and monitor COVID-19 cases.
The Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Clinton Boren Spence, 42, of Mineral Wells, on Friday following an animal cruelty investigation.
MINERAL WELLS — Charges against a Mineral Wells man have been upgraded to capital murder after the death of a 7-month-old infant.
MINERAL WELLS — This fall, Carter BloodCare is counting on community blood drives outside of schools, to maintain the blood supply that hospitals require for patient transfusions. There is no substitute for blood. It cannot be manufactured.
Prior to next month’s public hearing, Mineral Wells city council Tuesday continued budget discussions for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Mineral Wells Police Officer Israel Demitruis Gonzales, 49, was arrested by the Texas Rangers Monday on sex crime charges involving a female inmate, according to the MWPD.
Several areas teams scrimmaged for the first time in the pandemic era — the Mineral Wells Rams took on the Breckenridge Bucks, Peaster Greyhounds hosted the Chico Dargons and the Brock Eagles battled Midlothian Heritage this week, all at half-empty stadiums — half-empty by design. The Univer…
Pastor Roger Keck never thought growth could happen so quickly when he started the Palo Pinto Cowboy Church 13 years ago.
Mineral Wells voters will see a couple of local spots on their ballot in the upcoming election after the Mineral Wells city council last week ordered a general election to be held on Nov. 3.
The Brock Lady Eagles are soaring again, winning three of four sets against Valley View on Tuesday night: 22-25, 25-17, 25-13 and 25-23. Brock evened its overall record at 2-2.
The Mineral Wells City Council has ordered a general election for Nov. 3, amending its Jan. 21 order for a May 2 general election, which was postponed.
With Mineral Wells ISD students heading back to school on Aug. 18, district staff is ramping up procedures, as presented to the board of trustees during a Zoom meeting earlier this week.
A Mineral Wells man arrested on charges of stabbing another man at a bar in June was among those indicted by a Palo Pinto County grand jury July 22.
Palo Pinto County residents will have the opportunity to witness the embryonic stage of what might develop into a decades-long volleyball dynasty. Erin Rincon is only 24, but the new head coach of the Mineral Wells High School volleyball team doubts she will leave her post.
Three Parker County nursing homes saw increases in COVID-19 data over a period of nine days while the others have remained with low or no cases of the virus.
In the coming months, Mineral Wells will have an added amenity that will draw residents as well as outsiders — a multipurpose mountain bike trail.
Mineral Wells elected officials appear determined to balance the 2020-2021 budget without raising the property tax rate despite the city’s general fund being characterized as “suffering” by City Manager Randy Criswell.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine is considered almost Biblical among high school pigskin lovers. Coaches and athletes across the state dig through the periodical’s pages to see what’s being said about them. Whether a 1A school in Gordon, a 3A school in Millsap, or a 6A school in Weath…
Texas residents are now among those across the nation receiving mysterious seeds delivered by mail in tiny bags marked as jewelry. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are on alert because these seeds are unsolicited.
Since COVID-19 made hosting the Parker County Peach Festival impossible this year, the Weatherford Chamber had to think outside the box to continue the Peach Festival tradition.
Amid uncertainty surrounding the upcoming school year, local officials feel the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test should not happen next spring.
The Mineral Wells city council Tuesday voted against amending an ordinance that would have allowed a protein conversion facility off of Grant Road.
Chris Mizeski, a cross country runner who graduated from Millsap High School in June, signed a national letter of intent to attend Dallas Christian College on a track scholarship Thursday.
AUSTIN — As the dog days of summer continue and temperatures across the state top triple digits, the Texas Department of Public Safety wants to remind all Texans to take extra safety precautions, as the heat can pose an increased danger for at-risk populations — including children and the e…
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of July 16-July 20, 2020. Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
Jonna Banks defeated Republican primary candidate Sherry Roberson in the 2020 runoff election, edging ahead with almost 56.4% of the votes, based on final but unofficial results Tuesday night.
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of July 7-July 10, 2020. Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
Cook Children’s Fort Worth recently issued a public safety announcement following an increase in COVID-19 cases among children at an alarming rate.
This Week's Circulars
- MWHS starting remote learning Tuesday after COVID spike
- Motorcyclist killed in Sunday night wreck on 281
- Parker County Crimestoppers Crime of the Week: Burglary of building
- Mineral Wells man arrested after pointing gun at woman, shooting ground
- Willow Park city councilwoman resigns to pursue new opportunity
- Concerns raised against Poolville candidate; Jennings: 'I've never hid from anything'
- Senate District 30 candidates address top issues facing Texas
- AISD officials speak out against charter school approvals
- Friday Night Forecast: Weatherford, Aledo prep for faceoff at Globe Life Park
- Weatherford council requests more county support utilizing sales tax revenue