With sea turtle nesting season beginning along the Texas coast in early April, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is urging everyone using Texas beaches to do their part to help detect and protect threatened and endangered sea turtles on the beach. This includes the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle,…

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The financial health of Weatherford College ranks near the top of community colleges in the state according to data shared with the WC Board of Trustees Thursday by Dr. Andra Cantrell, executive vice president of financial and administrative services.

One person was killed and five people wounded Thursday in the wake of a shooting at a cabinet-making business in Bryan authorities said, and a state trooper was later shot during a manhunt that resulted in the suspect being taken into custody.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment."

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Parker County Emergency Services District 1 is seeking voter approval on an increase in the local sales and use tax imposed by 1% in the May 1 election.

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AUSTIN — Texas child welfare officials said Wednesday they received three reports alleging abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 immigrant teenagers who crossed the southern border.

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Weatherford College and Tarleton State University signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday further solidifying the partnership between the two higher education institutions and providing additional financial aid to Weatherford students transferring to the Stephenville university.

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Mineral Wells Mayor Regan Johnson confirmed the passing of former city councilman Clif Wright Wednesday. Wright had filed to challenge Ward 4 incumbent Doyle Light in the May 1 election.

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GROESBECK — About 5,000 people gathered Wednesday at a Texas high school football stadium to pay their respects to a state trooper who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.

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The city of Mineral Wells is exploring options in the conversion from bag service to poly carts in its solid waste collection contract with Waste Connections.

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott used his executive power Tuesday to ban state government and some private entities from requiring COVID-19 "vaccine passports" to access services, in the latest move from a Republican governor pitting public health campaigns against personal freedom and…

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States have been seeing an uptick in unemployment fraud and local communities are no exception.

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The City of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County will hold the annual City/County Fall Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Parker County Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit has arrested six people for illegal narcotics following a fugitive investigation from Thursday. SCU members learned that two individuals with felony warrants were living in a residence in the 3100 block of North Cardinal Road in Azle, with an a…

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Parker County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Sean Thomas Sloan, 28, of Weatherford, after a neighbor reported witnessing him assault his 3-year-old husky.

AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott Monday sent a letter to the Texas Rangers baseball organization declining the invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the their home opening game.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new child is introduced this month on the animated TV show "Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum" who is a little different. He's sensitive to loud noises and he likes doing things his way, in his time.

ABOARD THE MSC GRANDIOSA (AP) — Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown this Easter with travel restricted between regions and new quarantines imposed. But a few miles offshore, guests aboard the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship are shimmying to Latin music on deck and sipping cocktails by the pool.

A federal judge refused Thursday to set bail for a Texas man who was wearing a T-shirt that said, "I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021," when he was arrested on charges he stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

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A car rammed a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon, injuring two Capitol Police officers and leading to the driver being shot, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

AUSTIN - Gov.Greg Abbott has appointed Will McAdams to the Public Utility Commission of Texas for a term set to expire Sept. 1, 2025. PUC regulates the state's electric, telecommunication and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation and offers customer assistance in resol…

AUSTIN - Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Chad Walker died late Wednesday following a shooting incident in Limestone County.

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