Entries Needed for the 2013 Palo Pinto County Fair – The Palo Pinto County Fair will be held Jan. 9-11 at the Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Posse building in Mineral Wells. Entries are needed and will be accepted on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2-8 p.m. The fair is open to Palo Pinto County residents of all ages and features a variety of classes in art; photography; needlework, quilting and sewing; hobbies and crafts; shop and tack; baked goods and candy; canned goods; and the kiddies department. More information and complete rules are available at http://palopinto.agrilife.org or by contacting Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Palo Pinto County at (940) 659-1228.
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Expert explains causes behind recent severe weather
Following last week’s devastating local storms, the nation’s midsection took a beating over the weekend with serious damage reported in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Know your sirens
Mineral Wells police dispatchers were inundated with calls Wednesday evening after the city’s weather sirens sounded ahead of a devastating storm.
Have storm damage?
Insurance claims continued to pour in following Wednesday evening’s devastating hailstorm and one local agent provided tips for those with damage.
Two arrested in auto theft
Hours after receiving a stolen vehicle report, Mineral Wells police investigators arrested two individuals in connection with the crime.
Wicked weather wreaks havoc
An estimated 10 tornados touched down across North Texas Wednesday night with reports of softball-sized hail throughout Palo Pinto County.
Rodeo sent home many winners, some unsuspecting
The 76th annual Palo Pinto County Livestock Association Pro Rodeo came to a close Saturday night and left several winners with some extra cash in their hands.
PK Lake drowning death believed to be accidental
GAINES BEND – An Azle man died Tuesday evening at Possum Kingdom Lake in what authorities are describing as an apparent accidental drowning.
Ride of Silence tonight
The local observance of the 10th annual Ride of Silence takes place tonight.
Fires erupt at PK, again
Residents in a number of homes on the Peninsula at Possum Kingdom Lake were evacuated Monday after a fire erupted near Frontier Unit and Riley roads.
Silva found not guilty in 2010 assault
PALO PINTO – A Mineral Wells man is free after a Palo Pinto County jury found him not guilty of crimes stemming from an incident on Thanksgiving Day in 2010.
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