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Maw’s painting tangible link to local past
Though he spent just a portion of his 79 years in North Texas, artist Dick Maw made a lasting impression on the Mineral Wells area.
Authentic Western rodeo action returns to Mineral Wells
Rip-roaring, hooves-pounding western action is in the offing this coming week as the 76th Annual Palo Pinto County Livestock Association Rodeo begins Wednesday at 5 p.m with free admission to slack.
Area ISD elections
Early voting for the May 11 uniform election is underway and there are several other area school district elections in addition to Mineral Wells ISD, including Millsap, Palo Pinto, Gordon and Strawn ISDs.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
On Saturday, 4-8 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church will celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The event takes place at the Worship Center, located at 108 N.W. 4th Ave. in Mineral Wells and will feature an authentic enchilada Mexican meal, including tamales, taco, rice, beans and mexican cookies. Ice tea or lemonade will be included with the ticket price of $7 per adult plate and $4 for a child’s plate (12 and under). All proceeds will go toward the church parish hall.
Fajita Feed covers the 3 ‘Fs’: Food, Fun and Fundraising
The major fundraising event for the Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department is approaching and locals will have an opportunity for a night of entertainment while supporting a vital community organization.
Why support your local volunteer firefighters?
It's rare that I get to relay a story in first person. I'm glad for the chance to share my thoughts and experiences on why it is important to support local volunteer fire departments, especially when they have fundraisers, like the Mineral Wells VFD has Saturday, 3-7 p.m., with its Fajita Feed.
Keep Mineral Wells Beautiful & Palo Pinto County Spring Clean Up
Keep Mineral Wells Beautiful and the Palo Pinto County Spring Clean Up are Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
• Mineral Wells residents go to the city Convenience Station entrance at 2700 U.S. Highway 281 South – must bring water bill and driver's license to enter.
• County residents go to respective precinct barns.
Locals celebrate National Day of Prayer
Pastors, community leaders and individuals from across the county gathered in the Palo Pinto County Courthouse Annex Thursday at noon to take part in the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer.
Police work various property crimes
Local law enforcement officers received a number of theft and burglary reports in recent days, according to a police source.
Stolen truck, credit cards lead to arrest
Weatherford police recently arrested a man in connection to two recent Mineral Wells crimes, according to authorities.
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