Hopefully, we all have met some generous people in our lives. In my life, my grandparents on my maternal side were very generous people.
After years of working through, and resolving, countywide ambulance service, Emergency Services District No. 1 is embarking on an equally challenging task – restructuring countywide fire service.
ALTO – A proposed $10.5 million bond package approved by Alto ISD residents during Tuesday's election is a vote of confidence for students and the district, said Superintendent Kelly West.
GEORGETOWN – A newly renovated football stadium that is the pride of Jacksonville residents has taken top honors at the 2019 Texas Downtown Association Presidents Awards Program.
In 1982 a small group of American Legion members decided it would be a good thing to work with Mineral Wells ISD in a shared adventure to help young people understand more what being a veteran means along with being a good citizen.
Mineral Wells Mayor Christopher Perricone has sued the City of Mineral Wells, citing a number of alleged wrongdoings by city council and officials including violating his constitutional rights to due process, his ability to set agendas and call special meetings and asking the court to define the word "deal."
Showing a firm commitment to continuing to provide the services to Mineral Wells it has for four decades, Pecan Valley Centers for Behavioral and Developmental Healthcare hosted an open house and ribbon cutting Tuesday for its new facility.
TxDOT will host a public scoping meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Norman Activity Center in Jacksonville, presenting information on proposed alternative routes for a US 69 Jacksonville Relief Route.
Many of today’s teachers strive to connect what their students are learning in the classroom to the real world, so it’s especially encouraging to them when the students, themselves, take the initiative to apply something they’ve learned in a meaningful way.
Congressman Louie Gohmert will serve as Chapel speaker at Jacksonville College on Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00 a.m. in Buckner Chapel. The Barnwell Anderson Chapter of the Walter Prescott Webb Society is sponsoring the event. Sponsors Brett Eckles and Dr. Patricia Richey invite community members to attend this free event and hear about Gohmert’s experiences in Washington D.C. as he represents the citizens of our district.
TYLER – A former Troup educator recently was tapped by Tyler ISD to be its interim assistant superintendent as it searches for a more permanent replacement.
October is a month of fun and spooky adventures for the kids, for others it is a time to indulge in scares for chills and thrills, and for some it is a time of remembrance of those who have passed.
Amanda Franklin and her husband, Michael, were at home one Sunday evening in May, relaxing and watching television when their lives were suddenly – drastically – forever changed.
She happened to brush the side of her body.
TROUP – City leaders recently inked an agreement between the cities of Troup and Arp for animal control services to be provided on an annual contract.
Giving is one of those things we don’t like talking about in the church. We’re often times afraid of being seen as “always talking about money” or “more concerned with finances than people,” but there is a real need to have discussions within the space of the congregation about acts of giving.
Statewide recognition will be given to board members of the Trinity Neches Forest Landowners Association (TNFLA) on Monday, Oct. 29, in San Antonio at the annual meeting of the Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board.
Texas Parks & Wildlife has released conceptual drawings showing what Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will look like once fully developed. How long that takes might depend on how fast its foundation can privately raise $10 million.
Members of the Jacksonville community gathered Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Nellie Crim Park to break ground on a community garden project sponsored by YOU! EMPOWER, a local initiative dedicated to providing disadvantaged women and families with tools and resources to help them achieve a self-sustainable lifestyle.
Jacksonville College is offering students the opportunity to study in Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York city next summer.
Nearly six months in as Mineral Wells’ city manager, Randy Criswell wasn’t too surprised by last week’s municipal facilities assessment report.
First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 — completing a stunning fall for the Angleton Republican who enjoyed near unanimous support in the House just months earlier.
President Donald Trump’s visit to Louis Vuitton’s newly opened Rochambeau Ranch location near Keene stirred interest aplenty from both those who were able to snag invitations to the event as well as several dozen local Republicans who gathered on John and Carolyn McNaughton’s nearby property hoisting pro-Trump signs and hoping for a glimpse of the helicopter flying the president in 260-acre facility. Not as close, but not that far away, several local Democrats rallied in opposition to Trump and his policies.
Tyler Junior College will host a free dental outreach event for East Texas veterans and their families on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center located at 1200 E. Fifth St., on the TJC main campus.
Steven Daughety has been named as Cherokee County's new auditor, according to Cherokee County District Judges R. Chris Day (2nd Judicial District Court) and C. Michael Davis (369th Judicial District Court).
For those Mineral Wells High School students who will enter the workforce after graduation, Career and Technology Education instructor Bobby Mori asks them if they want to push buttons or push brooms?
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is pleased that Dennis Kenney in Jacksonville has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat® through its Gardens and Farm for Wildlife™ program.
Several years ago, I ran across on the internet some sayings from children expressing wisdom they learned from experience. Here are several of their sayings:
GRAFORD – With an aging campus and issues that come with that, Graford ISD officials are hopeful district voters will green light construction of a new $49.6 million school.
Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said Friday a man from Cross Roads confessed to continually sexually assaulting a juvenile over the course of several years, and now he faces 25 years to life in prison.
ALTO – An early morning drug raid in Alto on Wednesday yielded the arrest of three people for narcotics-related charges, according to a release from Cherokee County Sheriff James Campbell.
In a 6-0 vote, Mineral Wells City Council on Tuesday evening issued a reprimand to Mayor Christopher Perricone after an independent investigator found three of 13 identified complaints against the mayor violated the city's charter.
In hoping to replace Michael Conaway as the next congressman representing Texas’ 11th Congressional district, J. Ross Lacy wants you to know he is a conservative’s conservative.
During a recent banquet in Dallas, HealthFirst TPA in Tyler was ranked 43 on Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare.
Less than a week after opening its door for fall classes, Sam Houston State University announced it will until Tuesday, Sept. 5, due to Hurricane Harvey.
As flood waters continue to rise, Texans are mobilizing everything from church directories to hobby car networks to assist parts of their state inundated by Harvey's rainfall.
Many people watching the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey are looking for ways to help the victims dealing with historic flooding and destruction.
This Week's Circulars
- '12 Mighty Orphans' completes filming in Weatherford
- UPDATE: Man fatally struck by vehicle on Santa Fe identified
- Possession of child porn added to Weatherford man's previous charge
- Early voting results
- Baker Hotel team member discusses restoration details
- New Brock mayor, commissioners outline goals for moving forward
- Parker County wreck claims Mineral Wells mans' life
- Aledo ISD’s $149.9 million bond approved by voters
- Parker County voters decide on 10 constitutional amendments
- Voters to see 10 constitutional amendments on Nov. 5 ballot