On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at approximately 4:42 p.m., the Chase Bank, located at 225 E Interstate 20, reported a robbery. The suspect was described as a white male, possibly in his 40s, wearing or carrying a backpack with his face covered. The suspect approached a teller and demanded…
Law enforcement on Tuesday evening alerted members of the Texas Legislature about “a credible threat” to their safety, citing that the concern was targeted at members who voted for the new six-week abortion ban passed by lawmakers earlier this year.
Deep within the Huntsville “Walls” Unit sits a building that contains the most active death chamber in the United States.
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.
NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Gabby Petito was killed by another person, a coroner concluded while also confirming that the human remains found recently at a Wyoming national park were those of the 22-year-old woman who disappeared months after she set out on a cross-country road trip with her boy…
WEATHERFORD – Councilmember Matt Ticzkus has been selected by the North Texas Commission Foundation to be a member of the Leadership North Texas Program.
After a brief lull, hospitalization numbers spiked this week, with the number of COVID patients occupying at least 74 percent in both counties.
WEATHERFORD — A Weatherford-based nonprofit serving senior residents is setting its sights on growth as it emerges from a couple of challenging years.
WEATHERFORD — Commissioners Monday grudgingly approved a new formula for road and bridge allocation funding, ending arguments that had been ongoing for the past month.
In theory, the 2021 cycle of redistricting is about revising district boundaries to evenly distribute Texas’ fast-growing population and ensure voters have fair representation. But with the mapmaking in the hands of politicians, and their individual electoral survival at stake, redistricting…
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — In the faces of Afghans desperate to leave their country after U.S. forces withdrew, Thuy Do sees her own family, decades earlier and thousands of miles away.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sorry is not enough for the Afghan survivors of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of their family, including seven children.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration worked Saturday on plans to send many of the thousands of Haitian immigrants who have gathered in a Texas border city back to their Caribbean homeland, in a swift response to the huge influx of people who suddenly crossed the border from Mexico …
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Robert Durst’s long, bizarre and deadly run from the law ended when a Los Angeles County jury convicted him in the murder of his best friend more than 20 years ago.
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In 1971, First National Bank began an annual teacher breakfast in which they provided coffee and donuts to Mineral Wells ISD staff. The breakfast grew in the hands of the Mineral Wells Downtown Merchants’ Association, which was then embraced by the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce. The…
KatieBelle Nunn started kindergarten this year, and is the fourth generation to walk the hall of Weatherford ISD in her family. Nunn is also a fifth-generation Weatherford resident.
Attorney General Ken Paxton just got another Republican primary challenger, but this time it is someone who has been close to him for years: state Rep. Matt Krause.
On Sept. 15, 2021 at approximately 10 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 20 in western Parker County.
Weatherford College's mascot, Champ, visited the WC Board of Trustees during their board meeting Thursday afternoon as they were introduced to the college's new quality enhancement plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Influential government advisers will debate Friday if there's enough proof that a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective — the first step toward deciding which Americans need one and when.
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.
MINERAL WELLS — School trustees on Monday approved agreements with the city of Mineral Wells for on-campus school resource officers for the new school year as well as for use of the city's gun range for school staff participating in the Guardian Program.
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…
WEATHERFORD — Parker County commissioners Monday reached a stalemate on road and bridge allocation, which means the topic will be brought back again as the court tries to agree on a funding method.
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.
AUSTIN – As Tropical Storm Nicholas bears down on Texas, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas is preparing the grid to maintain reliability in the face of rain, winds and potential flooding.
Action last Thursday by the federal Food and Drug Administration to reject the applications of more than 900,000 makers of e-cigarettes and related products will not snuff out all adult use of the nicotine delivery devices, a national advocate and a Weatherford vape shop manager said.
MINERAL WELLS — Jack Houghton and Dana Price were standing on South Oak Avenue Saturday morning, watching as some 60 civilians gathered across the street to honor heroes at a downtown 9/11 ceremony.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hotspots unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap, a World Bank report has found.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two men accused of attacking a newspaper reporter at a meeting of residents who oppose this northwest Michigan public schools' mask mandate for students and staff have been charged in the case.
Michael Balboni, who oversaw New York’s homeland security and criminal justice agencies during the administration of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, said the attacks prompted a major emphasis on the need to bolster domestic security, in many different fronts and that those priorities continue to …
MINERAL WELLS — A new school year was just starting to roll one Tuesday morning when the word went out at Mineral Wells High School to turn on the TV.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty years after terrorists flew two planes into the World Trade Center, the memorial at ground zero has its own routine, not much different from many city tourist sites.
With a jury trial looming, a 41-year-old Mexican national pled guilty to repeatedly sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl and was sentenced to 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole in a case that concluded in district court in Weatherford on Thursday.
DALLAS (AP) — Ask anyone old enough to remember travel before Sept. 11, 2001, and you're likely to get a gauzy recollection of what flying was like.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution."
This Week's Circulars
- Benbrook man killed in Wednesday night accident on I-20
- Bank robbery suspect arrested after chase
- Springtown motorcyclist killed in wreck
- Seller and advocate say FDA ban on e-cigarette flavors won't put out vape use
- Overcoming obstacles: Senior Center sets its sights on future growth
- FOOTBALL RECAPS: Week 4
- Mineral Wells authorizes firearm use to help with feral hogs
- Commissioners settle road and bridge funding debate
- CLEANING UP: Parker County Camera Club nabs 23 awards at state fair
- KANGAROOS FOR LIFE: Kindergartener makes fourth generation to walk WISD hallways