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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.

The Mineral Wells ISD trustees unanimously approved adoption of the 2020-21 budget and 2020 tax rate during a special meeting Thursday. 

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.

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Here are the recaps from Tuesday night’s volleyball action.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.  

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Amid uncertainty surrounding the upcoming school year, local officials feel the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test should not happen next spring.

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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. 

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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.

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Cook Children’s Fort Worth recently issued a public safety announcement following an increase in COVID-19 cases among children at an alarming rate.