• Friday, January 23, 2015 - 01/22/2015 08:36 AM CST
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    (Mark Engebretson)
    Over $3,100 raised at Saturday sale

    01/22/2015 03:20 PM CST
    The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary held its first monthly sale Saturday, raising over $3,100. “I was very pleased,” said Kathy Hardin, auxiliary president. 
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    Sun spots: Jan. 23, 2015
    01/22/2015 03:02 PM CST - Friday, Jan. 23 Youth Volleyball Mineral Wells Parks and Recreation has opened youth volleyball registration through Saturday, Feb. 14.  Individual registration is $55 per player or and teams are $285. Read more

    Tickets for Salsa Barons' Ball on sale
    01/22/2015 02:58 PM CST - Tickets went on sale recently for the 2015 Salsa Barons’ Ball that will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Palo Pinto Sheriff’s Posse building, 1300 N. Read more

    Ask Michelle: Moving day
    01/22/2015 02:56 PM CST - If anyone has to move very many times in their life, they probably have packing and moving down to a science.  I have recently had to help someone pack and move and it wasn’t as easy as some of the times when I’ve had to move, but it wasn’t too bad. Read more

    PPGH's Bridge to Health offers mobile medical services
    01/22/2015 02:54 PM CST - With the ongoing cold and flu season and the fickle temperatures flip-flopping back and forth, there may be a need to take advantage of the Bridge to Health mobile clinic that travels around Palo Pinto County providing services for people experiencing illnesses. Read more

    Sunday near perfect for Hell's Gate Bass Club tournament
    01/22/2015 02:52 PM CST - Sunday, Hell’s Gate Bass Club held its January Tournament at Possum Kingdom Lake.   With temperature in the 60s, clear blue skies and a slight breeze out of the south, it was a great day for fishing, just not a great day for catching — what more could fishermen ask? Read more

    A winter 'blahs' explanation - maybe
    01/22/2015 02:48 PM CST - Doctors have given a name to the winter blahs, that feeling of being down in the dumps, that can lead to being caught up in anxiety and frustration and, some researchers believe that an imbalance in serotonin levels may influence mood in a way that leads to depression that causes the condition. Read more

    Graford FCCLA members raise funds for Wounded Warrior Project
    01/22/2015 02:44 PM CST - Graford FCCLA members Michael Phillips and Samantha Roe put together multiple fundraisers for the Wounded Warriors program.  Selling items at the Veterans Day program and collecting individual donations, they managed to raise $400 in just a few weeks. Read more

    First monthly auxiliary sale Saturday
    01/15/2015 11:26 AM CST - The first of new monthly one-day sales at the Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, at the Lions Club building, 142 La Villa Road. Read more

    Sun Spots: Jan. 16, 2015
    01/15/2015 11:18 AM CST - Friday, Jan. 16 Mobile Clinic The Bridge to Health Mobile Clinic will not be open in Mineral Wells. Saturday, Jan. 17 Auxiliary Sale The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will hold a one-day sale 9 a. Read more

    (STEPHEN CHERNIN/AP)
    TV talk show pioneer Franklin, who gave Pacino chance, dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades, has died at age 88. Full Story
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
    Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

    “The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.