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The final game of Millsap’s 2020 football season will remain a special memory for Head Coach Jake Johnson. Six years ago, he took over the athletic program at the 3A school. The kids starting junior high football back then are now set to graduate high school and head out into the world as adults.

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Texas has now hit more than one million COVID-19 cases, with at least one confirmed case in all 254 counties, according to The Texas Tribune. 

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Three Mineral Wells firefighters received the Life Saving Award after their heroic efforts during a hotel fire on July 23.

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Mineral Wells native, business owner and three-year councilmember Regan Johnson was named the new mayor after running unopposed in the Nov. 3 general election.

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Due to a large number of faculty absences related to COVID-19 self-isolation and quarantines, all Mineral Wells ISD campuses will shift to remote-learning-only the week after Thanksgiving, from Nov. 30 through Dec. 4, MWISD Superintendent John Kuhn announced Monday. This will permit many sta…

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With the deadline set for Friday, the Palo Pinto County commissioners court reviewed and approved a spending plan for the $542,575 allocated in coronavirus relief funding.

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Situated just behind The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells lies Haunted Hill House, where owners Katherine and Eddie Estes have had many paranormal experiences along with thousands of others who have been within its walls.

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Last fall on a trip to Maine, Millsap resident Susie Schofield came up with the idea that Millsap should have a scarecrow contest.  Susie and her sister, Dianna French, saw the contest as a “non-contact” community event that might help uplift spirits, create family activities, and bring smil…

PARKER COUNTY – Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a two vehicle crash Wednesday evening at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 920 and Sharla Smelley Road in Parker County.

MINERAL WELLS — National Earth Science week was celebrated by all ages Saturday, Oct. 17 at the 20th Annual Crazy Fossil Dig at the Mineral Wells Fossil Park, which included fossil displays and a scavenger hunt.

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MINERAL WELLS — Around 150 cyclists had a staggered take off Saturday morning for the annual Rotary Crazy Kicker Bike Ride. 

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FFA and 4-H high school seniors in the Parker County area are completing their nomination applications for the 6th Annual AgYouth of the Month scholarship program, which has already awarded over $100,000 in scholarships. The online nominations are due Friday, Oct. 23.

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Executive Director of Curriculum Carey Carter broke down the Mineral Wells ISD bilingual/ESL program evaluation, presenting information Monday night about testing, which was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Palo Pinto County commissioners are planning to bring in some experts before going out for bid on the courthouse roof project following discussion at Tuesday morning’s meeting.

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Weatherford opens district play this Friday against a team that has struggled to win games in recent years and is off to another slow start. L.D. Bell’s Blue Raiders have been singing the blues for a while now. In the past five years, the team has compiled district records of 1-5, 0-6, 0-7, …

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A part time job without pay may not sound appealing — but when it's used to help a child, the payout is worth more than any monetary amount.

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The Texas Department of State Health Services this week published school district COVID-19 data reported for Sept. 21-27.

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Mineral Wells is well on its way to becoming a destination city, despite some recent effects from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Parker County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to an arrest in a case of credit card abuse - elderly.

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Many of the small schools are beginning district play. Larger schools have finally began their football seasons. The Mineral Wells Rams are back in action after a two-week layoff due to COVID-19 cases.

The Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a one-vehicle fatality crash on Union Hill Road northwest of Mineral Wells at around 1:45 p.m. Friday afternoon.

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