With 660 individuals signing a petition on change.org, residents spoke out in opposition to an RV resort set to be constructed at Possum Kingdom Lake during Monday’s Palo Pinto County commissioners court meeting.
Lake Palo Pinto Area Water Supply Corporation requested the county sponsor a grant application for infrastructure improvement at the lake.
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.
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.
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.
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…
The city of Mineral Wells has been visiting taxing entities to present resolutions that would extend partnerships in the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone by 15 years.
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.
Parker and Palo Pinto counties will soon honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces through a variety of Veterans Day events this week.
Much to a Weatherford nonprofit’s surprise, Lamar Elementary School in Mineral Wells has been raising funds for Gizmo the bat, who was rescued by Bat World Sanctuary.
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.
Claps filled the Hole in the Wall Bier Gardens Friday, Oct. 23 at the first ever Crazy About Film Festival in Mineral Wells.
The Texas Girls Coaches Association updated its rankings of the state’s top volleyball teams, and schools in Parker and Palo Pinto counties are slamming aces.
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…
A grant in the amount of $16,232 was approved to go toward Palo Pinto County election poll workers’ salaries Monday morning.
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.
At almost 100 years old, U.S. Army veteran Roy “Hank” Brooks has accomplished a lot, and even now, as a resident of Lakewell Place in Mineral Wells, is still sharp as a tack.
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.
PALO PINTO — The newly created Palo Pinto County First Responder Organization (FRO) started service this week in the Lake Palo Pinto Fire District.
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.
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.
Early voting for the Nov. 3 election begins Tuesday and amongst other local elections includes the race for Parker County sheriff.
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, …
The guy who played point guard for Dimmitt High School in the state championship game in 1978 and then coached the Brock Eagles to state basketball titles in 2002 and 2003 is now looking to lead the Graford Jackrabbits to the big dance.
Serving in the U.S. Air Force for just under 20 years, Major Cody Wilton, a Mineral Wells native, has been flying high as part of the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team out of Arizona.
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.
The Texas Department of State Health Services this week published school district COVID-19 data reported for Sept. 21-27.
The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce from putting on quite the show for its 95th annual Chamber Banquet Thursday night, which was held virtually.
The Parker County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to an arrest in a case of credit card abuse - elderly.
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.
Brock and Millsap scored points o’plenty while shutting out their opponents, and Springtown won a teeth-grinder in the first overtime game ever played at Porcupine Stadium.
Every fall, millions of monarch butterflies make their way from the U.S. down to central Mexico, stopping along at waystations to get the necessary resources to sustain their migration.
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.
This Week's Circulars
- Deen issues statement on passing of county chief appraiser
- UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at WHS, PD says suspect in custody
- MWPD issues warrant for juvenile wanted in connection with shooting
- COVID-19 vaccines may be coming soon, but most Texans won’t get them for months. Here’s why:
- Local officials discuss current state of COVID-19
- AISD officials address pushback on student mask requirement
- Three MW firefighters receive Life Saving Award
- Aledo begins discussions on becoming home rule city
- UPDATED: Person of interest detained after shooting near elementary school
- CRIME OF THE WEEK: PD seeking info following burglary of Weatherford business
Bill Burt and George Bremer discuss Arizona's place in the NFC; Elton Hayes and Kevin Brockway discuss the biggest game in the Big Ten this week, Ohio State vs Indiana; Clay Horning chimes in on the big deal culture of the NBA.