MINERAL WELLS — A Weatherford man was killed Friday night after his motorcycle struck a guardrail on U.S. Highway 180.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Many people, they argued, would then come off the sidelines and take the millions of jobs that employers were despe…

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show.

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MINERAL WELLS — Mineral Wells ISD hosted EdCamp Palo Pinto TX Oct. 16. Teachers, librarians, administrators and instructional coaches from Mineral Wells, Graford, Gordon, Weatherford and Fort Worth attended this free professional development.

Eight-term Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall has announced she will be campaigning for election as state representative of the newly redrawn House District 60 of the Texas House of Representatives. The seat is currently held by Rep. Phil King, who recently announced his candidacy for a seat in the Te…

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip.

MINERAL WELLS — Police Chief Dean Sullivan was named interim city manager for Mineral Wells Tuesday, and the council selected a search firm to help find a successor to Randy Criswell, who announced his departure will be on Nov. 12.

Early voting for the Nov. 2 election will continue through Oct. 29, with Friday, Oct. 22 as the last day to request a mail-in ballot.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — In a county of less than 85,000 people, more than 1% of its population was summoned as prospective jurors in the high-profile trial of three white men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was jogging in their Georgia neighborhood.  

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Children age 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for younger children in a matter of weeks.

Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation's largest red state.

Theatre Off The Square presents “ROCKET MAN” by Steven Dietz, directed by Tyler Burden, with assistant directors Wally Jones and Jacob Myers and stage manager Jordyn Mahar Nelson. 

Texas Bank Financial has entered into a merger agreement with its sister bank organization Texas Bank, Brownwood, Texas. Upon completion of the merger transaction the combined banks will operate as TexasBank and will have total assets of over $1.3 billion with 15 branches and loan production…

The amount of donations to the Weatherford College Foundation continue to increase along with the amount of scholarships awarded to students, explained Brent Baker, executive director of the Weatherford College Foundation, during his annual report to the WC Board of Trustees Thursday afternoon.

BROCK — For the last half century, coach Terry Brewster’s face has been easily located, either down on the sidelines pacing, a headset clipped to his belt, or in the pressbox radioing plays down to fellow coaches.

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PALO PINTO — County commissioners on Friday OK’d new gym equipment for a newly-opened employee workout room, approved 11 homesites requested by developers and nominated three people to join the Palo County Appraisal District Board of Directors.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions, while the fight over the measure's constitutionality plays out in the courts.

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Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety.

WEATHERFORD – Jeff Williams, president/CEO of Grandview Bank, has announced that Clayton Ratterree has joined Grandview Bank’s Weatherford office as senior vice president of commercial lending.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that although he expects his social safety net and climate spending package to shrink, “we're going to come back and get the rest” after it's passed, a seeming effort to reassure progressives who are worried their priorities may lose out…

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SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) — A Texas school district administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they should also have books that offer “opposing” or “other” viewpoints on the subject.

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The Aledo Bearcats hit triple digits Friday night — a 35-21 win over Mansfield Timberview led them to their 100th straight district win, yet another state record.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday were set to approve redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state's booming suburbs.

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WEATHERFORD — Effective Oct. 25, non-city households will be required to pay a $50 annual fee for use of services at the Weatherford Public Library.

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