• Sales tax holiday begins Aug. 8 - 07/24/2014 11:13 AM CDT
  • No change on burn ban - 07/24/2014 11:01 AM CDT
  • TWC shows county job picture improving - 07/24/2014 10:59 AM CDT
  • The Sun receives five WTPA awards - 07/24/2014 10:55 AM CDT
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    MWISD moves ahead on JROTC program

    Mineral Wells High School could soon have a new program — an Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.A meeting at the MWISD administration offices  July 17 brought together MWISD Superintendent Gail Haterius; Assistant Superintendent Jay Walsworth; MWHS Principal Jon Almeida; Mayor Mike Allen; AMVETS Post 133 Commander Jim Vines; retired Army Lt. Read more
    SPORTS
    Invitation for women bowlers

    Mineral Wells Women’s Bowling Alliance will hold its second annual bowlers roundup set for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Mountaineer Lanes, in Mineral Wells. Read more
    LIFESTYLES
    (Mary Richardson Sun staff)
    Taste of Palo Pinto County tasty fundraiser for MWSC

    The fifth annual Taste of Palo Pinto County was hosted by the Holiday Hills Country Club in Mineral Wells the evening of July 14, with proceeds benefiting the Mineral Wells Senior Center. Read more
    OBITUARIES
    Robert Charles Jones

    Robert Charles Jones, 77, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home in Troy, Texas. He was born June 1, 1937, in Graford, Texas, to Charlie Bert and Lena Angie Newberry Jones. Read more
    HOMEFRONT
    (Metro)
    Swallowing water can be fatal hours after leaving the pool

    Drowning is a danger any time of the year and wherever water is present. Instances of drowning escalate in the summer, when more people are apt to spend time in the pool or at the seaside. Read more
    No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket. Full Story
    (AP)
    Review: 'Guardians' is irreverent but not enough

    At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a sense of humor. Full Story