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.
The new statewide mask mandate ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott began Friday but it wasn’t anything new for Mineral Wells city employees, who had already been wearing masks. Early last week, city workers were required to wear masks in all government buildings as well as inside city vehicles when …
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday issued a nearly statewide mask mandate as Texas scrambles to get its coronavirus surge under control.
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of June 30-July 2, 2020. Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of June 27-June 29, 2020. Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
Long-time Mineral Wells resident, the late B.A. Crowder, will be honored Sept. 4 with the unveiling of a memorial plaque in his honor at the George H.W. Bush Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg.
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott Friday issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations have increased…
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of June 13-June 18 Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
With calls to “defund the police” following the death of George Floyd sparking nationwide protests, local law enforcement agencies shared their thoughts on the definition of the phrase, and outlined training and procedures each department has in place.
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of June 5-June 12 Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
Montana Glenn Amburn, 27, of Mineral Wells, was arrested Wednesday following a stabbing at Mickey’s Pub, according to the Mineral Wells Police Department.
Life has been random in 2020 for area students, and the Democrat’s Lemonade out of Lemons series focuses on senior area athletes with a unique twist. After a short introduction, readers are treated to answers from 10 questions that the student picked blindly from a list of 167 by submitting …
As warmer weather hits the area, the idea of cooling off in stagnant or slow-moving waters can turn deadly, and the Brazos River Authority is reminding swimmers about the PAM amoeba.
“And now I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, as we are one.” John 17:11
The coronavirus pandemic has burdened businesses with steep losses in revenue. The Mineral Wells Index is no exception. It has forced us to rethink our operations and make some difficult decisions.
The University Interscholastic League released its requirements and guidelines today for schools to begin limited UIL summer strength and conditioning and marching band practice today.
It hasn’t been in the news much, but former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, now in a tight Republican primary to win back his old Alabama Senate seat, has been talking a lot about his time in the Justice Department and the issue that made him a persona non grata in Trumpworld: his March 2017…
The end of the 2019-2020 school year did not end the way we all expected. I commend all of our families and students for making the adjustments with us in true Garner Greatness fashion.
Hannah Price is the daughter of Sara and Cody Price and will be attending Cisco College to pursue a career in elementary education while also cheerleading at Wrangler sporting events.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called for the reopening of houses of worship, declaring them “essential” services.
The Texas State Teachers Association on Thursday threw its support behind Dr. Glenn Rogers in the House District 60 race.
On Tuesday, May 26, at the direction of Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin reopening driver license (DL) offices by appointment only and with limited services.
City officials are hoping to tap into more grants that, if awarded, will help the city perform millions of dollars in infrastructure repairs and upgrades at relatively little local cost.
GORDON – Gordon ISD is looking for a new superintendent after Dr. Dewayne Wilkins on Monday was named lone finalist to become Early ISD's next superintendent, according to a report by the Brownwood Bulletin.
A federal appeals court has temporarily put on hold a lower court’s sweeping ruling that would have allowed all Texas voters to qualify to vote by mail during the coronavirus pandemic.
This Week's Circulars
- STAYING PUT: County votes to keep Confederate monument on lawn
- Statue protest at courthouse remains peaceful
- County judge declares local disaster amid nursing home and assisted living COVID-19 cases
- Weekend protest draws hundred to courthouse; Deen says UDC gaining funds to have statue removed
- Resident concerned about lack of mask wearers
- UPDATE: Weatherford formally requests county set action plan to relocate statue
- Locals on either side of protests weigh in
- Un-Ty'd in Graford: Athletic director and coach departs for new adventures in Krum
- Commissioners to consider next steps with Confederate statue
- Three arrested for ‘Reject Poison’ stickers placed on county property