Strawn city officials were still working to correct a water shortage to residents Thursday morning.
A boil notice issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, still in effect, instructs residents to boil water prior to consumption.
On May 17, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced two new grants established toward its goal of ending veterans homelessness by 2015.
Under these new programs, homeless providers can apply for funding to enhance the facilities used to serve homeless veterans and acquire vans to facilitate transportation of this population.
Graford FFA held its annual banquet at the Graford Lions Club Saturday evening.
A number of awards were presented including recognition of community members who supported the organization through the year.
During Memorial Day weekend, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales and use taxes on purchases of certain energy efficient products.
The 2013 ENERGY STAR sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.
By Mark Engebretson
Wednesday morning, Brandon Roach, 18, listed as being from Strawn, was taken by helicopter to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth following an accident on Highway 180 near Ross Watson Road.
Assessed values for property were recently sent to property owners by the Palo Pinto County Appraisal District.
Donna Rhoades, chief appraiser, said by and large, protests to the assessed value can be protested until Thursday, May 30.
The wind might have contributed to some hard shots to the green, but one lucky golfer walked away with two crisp $100 bills during the Possum Kingdom Women's Club annual Closest to the Pin Competition May 4 at The Cliff's Golf Course.