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A Millsap teenager was arrested on a charge of assault causing bodily injury Thursday, roughly two weeks after video began circulating of an incident involving another Millsap student.

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WEATHERFORD — Though Texas is averaging about 5,900 new COVID cases per month, those numbers have slowed in recent months, a drop from about 16,000 recorded cases in early August.

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MINERAL WELLS — An upbeat night mapping a promising future for Mineral Wells Regional Airport and the approval of a gift from city leaders-in-training shifted Tuesday night when Fire/EMS Chief Ryan Dunn told the city council his staff level is shrinking as the city grows.

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Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is actively investigating a murder which occurred in the 100 block of Cedar Creek Drive in Azle, Parker County Tuesday evening. Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier said the incident was reported as a person with a weapon call shortly af…

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PALO PINTO — County commissioners on Monday rejected the proposed budget of the Palo Pinto Appraisal District, citing pay raises for its 14-member staff that Chief Appraiser Donna Epperson wrote into the annual spending plan.

 The state’s environmental regulator has declared today an Ozone Action Day for the Dallas/Fort Worth region including Parker and Palo Pinto counties.

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The Brock Eagles had the game pretty much locked up by halftime, leading 40-6.

 The state’s environmental regulator has declared today an Ozone Action Day for the Dallas/Fort Worth region including Parker and Palo Pinto counties.

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Today is North Texas Giving Day, an 18-hour online giving event by the Communities Foundation of Texas, designed to offer people the opportunity to give back to their community by supporting nonprofits and causes they care about.

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MINERAL WELLS — Mineral Wells council members Tuesday authorized a resolution to allow for firearm discharge on the property of Holiday Hills Golf Course after receiving word that feral hogs are gathering after dark and damaging the property.

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The Weatherford Roos came out the victors in a thrilling Homecoming victory Friday night.

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MINERAL WELLS — City council members on Tuesday approved a $37 million budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1.

On Sept. 14, 2021 at approximately 11:10 p. m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on Farm-to-Market Road 2257 (Jay Bird Lane) in the city of Reno in northern Parker County.

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MINERAL WELLS — The U.S. Census Bureau has provided 2020 Census numbers to the Texas Legislature. Surprisingly, Palo Pinto County officially showed very little population growth from the last Census count. Census numbers are used by the Legislature to redistrict its House and Senate district…

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PALO PINTO — County commissioners on Monday amended their hotel/motel tax collection agreements across the county to allow the levy collected from overnight visitors to be spent in support of tourism.

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When the Mineral Wells Rams came running out onto the field Friday night, several of them carried American flags, a tribute to those who perished in the 9/11 attacks 20 years ago.

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The news is promising at the Parker County Special Utility District, where the water supplier for much of the county’s southwest corner is poised to expand a unique treatment plant and hopefully end a 3-year-old ban on new service.

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The Mineral Wells Rams cashed in early on Cougar miscues in Friday’s 38-20 win over the Western Hills Cougars and held a lead throughout the Homecoming night game when the Fort Worth squad came within 11 points midway through the fourth quarter.

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WEATHERFORD — With Week 1 under their belts, teams in Parker and Palo Pinto counties are gearing up for the next week of competition.

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The stadium lights were big and bright Friday night, as Week 1 of the 2021 football season kicked off.

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School trustees in Mineral Wells approved a balanced budget for the new school year on Thursday, dropping their tax rate by 11 cents thanks to new properties on the tax roll in the growing 4A district.

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The average number of new COVID-19 cases has slowed a bit in the last week.

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SANTO — The fire hall in Santo is likely to be standing room only Tuesday when residents of a three-community emergency services district are expected to face down five appointed commissioners who will decide whether to levy a 10-cent tax for ambulance services.

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Parker County Sheriff’s investigators are still seeking the location of a man in connection with a homicide investigation involving a woman found dead in her front yard on Aug. 7.

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PALO PINTO — County commissioners in Palo Pinto are set to approve a $19.8 million spending plan on Monday for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

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