• BRA board meeting - 10/24/2014 03:57 PM CDT
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    Annual Truck or Treat Saturday

    10/23/2014 02:03 PM CDT
    This year’s Truck or Treat, sponsored by the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the chamber. “People can start lining up at 6:30,” said Nikki McKenzie, the event coordinator. 
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    Auxiliary's sale enters last weekend
    10/23/2014 02:02 PM CDT - The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will hold the last weekend of its Super Holidays Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. Read more

    Mineral Wells Fire School
    10/23/2014 02:00 PM CDT - Students at the Mineral Wells Fire School learn how to extinguish car and propane tank fires Saturday night at the training facility at Fort Wolters. Officials said some 60 students from 26 North Texas fire departments attended day classes with 14 at the night class. Read more

    Sun Spots: Oct. 24, 2014
    10/23/2014 01:49 PM CDT - Thursday, Oct. 23 Cooking Class Deadline Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Palo Pinto County will host two sessions on freezer cooking.    Participants can choose between two sessions. Read more

    PK East to hold advanced EMT course
    10/23/2014 01:48 PM CDT - The Possum Kingdom East EMS Education Center will hold an advanced emergency medical technician course beginning Thursday, Jan. 8. The course will be presented 6-10 p. Read more

    Freezer cooking alternatives
    10/23/2014 01:47 PM CDT - For those looking for quick, easy and healthy meals to serve the family, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Palo Pinto County will host another session on freezer cooking. Read more

    Ask Michelle: Big dreams
    10/23/2014 01:42 PM CDT - How many dare to dream big?  How many actually make those dreams come true?  Some dream of traveling and seeing the world, or owning nice houses and cars or dreams of going far, far away to stay awhile and see how other cultures live. Read more

    Veterans Corner: Search dogs might ease PTSD anxiety
    10/23/2014 01:40 PM CDT - Eight service dogs that trained eagerly to perfect the art of a room search may never actually detect an intruder in real life.  But if their ability to sweep a room for strangers provides comfort to military veterans whose wartime experience left them anxious, even about going into their own homes, the specialized skills being imparted to these Labrador retrievers may be worth it. Read more

    Army NCO returns with thanks
    10/23/2014 01:33 PM CDT - Army Sgt. Michael Green visited commissioners court last week and presented plaques to County Judge David Nicklas and his mother, County Clerk Janette Green. Read more

    Hog Mountain (Cook-off) Trophy Hunt
    10/23/2014 01:31 PM CDT - The seventh annual Hog Mountain Resort Chili Cook-off, presented by the Millsap Masonic Lodge held last Friday and Saturday, featured 141 total entries. Read more

    (Tina Fineberg/AP)
    Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday. Full Story
    (Carrie Antlfinger/AP)
    Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operation

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (AP) — The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it. Full Story