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MINERAL WELLS — The world of independent films and filmmakers will again be in the spotlight during the second annual Crazy About Film Festival taking place Aug. 20-22 in Mineral Wells.

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More than 50 local high school students attended Weatherford College’s annual Upward Bound summer academy focused on providing higher education access to future first-generation college students from economically disadvantaged families.

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MINERAL WELLS — RedRover, a national animal welfare nonprofit, was on the ground June 29-July 4, helping the Mineral Wells Animal Shelter provide daily care and comfort for 43 animals who were surrendered by a local homeowner. The animals relinquished include 34 cats and kittens, and nine do…

MINERAL WELLS — Ripped trash bags and garbage strewn about. A month's worth of trash bags collecting near the sidewalk. Trash being picked up on random days, or sometimes just once a week. These were just a few issues Mineral Wells residents reported in the last several weeks, prompting the …

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MINERAL WELLS — A former Mineral Wells police officer was indicted by a Palo Pinto County grand jury June 24 on charges of sexual assault and improper sexual activity with a person in custody.

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Longtime ag instructor David Hardy may have retired years ago, but he was back on familiar turf this week for a ceremony to ensure his name will still be around for years to come.

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Mineral Wells ISD Director of Special Program Natalie Griffin was recently honored by the district and city for receiving the Distinguished Library Service Award for School Administrators.

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MINERAL WELLS — Newly promoted Deputy Chief Dusty Benthall said he knew he had found his home within the first week he started with the Mineral Wells Fire Department in 2008.

MINERAL WELLS — Following a 10-year lease of the former Texas National Guard facility, Perone Industries LLC has purchased the property from the Mineral Wells Industrial Foundation. 

MINERAL WELLS– On June 14, 2021, Mineral Wells Police arrested Randy Wayne Ellerbrook, 60, of Mineral Wells for Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography, a second degree felony in the State of Texas.

AUSTIN – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas  is asking Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday, June 18. A significant number of forced generation outages combined with potential record electric use for the month of June has resulted in tight grid conditions.

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PALO PINTO — An individual has been approved to add finishing touches to the Mineral Wells Annex. However, due to a delay on the electrical, the completion date is unknown at this time.

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Following concerns that the Weatherford College Fire Academy might be in jeopardy, roughly 15 individuals — mostly current or former instructors and cadets of the Weatherford College Fire Academy — showed up at the college's monthly board meeting to express their support of the program.

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MINERAL WELLS — Mineral Wells residents had the chance to voice their concerns and questions on federal issues before U.S. Rep. August Pfluger as part of a town hall Wednesday morning at Brazos Market & Bistro.

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WEATHERFORD — There has been no resolution for a landlocked resident who has been unable to access his property in about six years.

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Mineral Wells High School has announced Zaniya Pruitt as the Class of 2021 valedictorian and Mackenzie Lawhon as the salutatorian.

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A revamp of Southeast Park is much-needed and will have some inclusiveness, but will not be a true inclusive play park due to its location, Mineral Wells council members were told Tuesday.

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An emotional speech was given by Mineral Wells councilwoman and former interim Mayor Tammy Underwood as she parted from her council position after 10 years Tuesday night.

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MINERAL WELLS — Community Christian School has announced Elizabeth Blevins as the valedictorian and Hena Spahic as the salutatorian of the Class of 2021.

The Santo High School Class of 2021 is preparing to take the stage, with graduation scheduled for Saturday. Walking among those students will be valedictorian Holli Richards and salutatorian Marissa Perry.

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