White bikes dapple Texas roadways. These “ghost bikes” serve as memorials to fallen cyclists – either riders who have been killed, like Iris Stagner last September, or severely injured when hit by a motor vehicle. This photo of the ghost-bike tribute to Stagner was taken just days after her death. It rests near a tree, alongside U.S. Highway 180 West, at the northwestern edge of the Brazos River bridge. The tribute evolves as people bring flowers and mementos. Pictured hanging from the white bike are some of Stagner's cycling awards. This weekend's bicycle races are a memorial to Stagner, who not only raced, but worked hard to bring races to Palo Pinto County, races which continue to benefit citizens and businesses.
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Mineral Wells Police seek owner of found cash
According to Mineral Wells police, a sum of cash was recovered in the 200 block of N.W. 6th Street on March 11.
Victim reports $5,000 in unauthorized debits
A stolen purse report became a forgery investigation for local police when the complainant noticed a substantial amount of money missing from an account.
It’s almost officially summer and cool-weather flowers, like pansies, are still blooming in areas.
Judge uses new power to rescind burn ban
County Judge David Nicklas Monday issued an order rescinding the county’s active burn ban for 72 hours.
Five transported in Humvee rollover Thursday evening
Emergency crews from Mineral Wells and Weatherford responded to a military vehicle rollover in the 7700 block of Wagner Road.
Summer reading kicks off with pep rally
Kids of all ages braved the heat Friday morning for a unique outdoor event at Boyce Ditto Library.
Millsap soldier sends love from Afghanistan
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN – Millsap native Sgt. James Spurlock, an infantryman with 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Texas Army National Guard, is currently serving with Combined Team Uruzgan at Multinational Base - Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
20 tips to conserve water NOW
Imagine what it would be like to turn on the tap and not get at least a drop of water. People in some parts of the country know this does happen. They are learning how to conserve water. They know that water is a limited resource. Water shortages are now a local and regional problem. With the current drought in Palo
Pinto County, it is wise to learn how to conserve water.
Movies in the Park continues Saturday at West City Park
Leaning Tree Church will, once more, sponsor a free event at West City Park Saturday, including the screening of “Night at the Museum.”
Retirement ceremony set for Flag Day weekend
Today is Flag Day and locals will have an opportunity this weekend to take part in an official flag retirement ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2399.
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