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    Robert Floyd Watson

    08/29/2014 10:46 AM CDT
    Robert Floyd Watson, 71, of Mineral Wells and later Weatherford, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 
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    Sunday fire 'suspicious'
    08/28/2014 10:52 AM CDT - Mineral Wells and state fire marshal investigators are looking into a fire deemed suspicious.Sunday, firefighters responded to the law offices of Ken Tarleton on Southwest First Street after a report was called in around 8 a. Read more

    Court tightens burn ban
    08/28/2014 10:51 AM CDT - Monday, Palo Pinto County commissioners tightened the burn ban because of the deepening drought and continued shortage of water.The court imposed tougher restrictions on outdoor welding and banned the use of combustible materials in an outdoor environment. Read more

    Pulling out all drops
    08/28/2014 10:49 AM CDT - The dwindling water supply is of major concern to most counties in the state and, locally, the pressure from requests of others that are also effected by the ongoing drought are being felt. Read more

    Salt cedar thriving at PK Lake
    08/28/2014 10:46 AM CDT - With the water level at Possum Kingdom Lake and others steadily falling, an invasive species has reared its ugly head — salt cedar.Along sandy shores, salt cedars sprang to life. Read more

    West Side half-price sale Aug. 30
    08/28/2014 10:41 AM CDT - Possum Kingdom West Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will hold a one-day, half-price flea market sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the fire station, located at the intersection of FM 1148 and Green Acres Road. Read more

    Mineral Wells donates fire truck to Graford VFD
    08/28/2014 10:38 AM CDT - Fire Chief Mike Pool of the Mineral Wells Fire Department facilitated the transaction of the donation of a 1982 Ford fire engine mini-pumper to the Graford Volunteer Fire Department last week. Read more

    Graford school's first day
    08/28/2014 10:04 AM CDT - Graford Independent School District began its first day of classes with a total of 325 students.“There were 189 children enrolled in the elementary school, Pre-K through sixth grade,” reported Christy Hendershott, elementary school secretary. Read more

    Acid spill
    08/28/2014 09:26 AM CDT - This tanker trailer, loaded with hydrochloric acid, began leaking on Interstate 20 Saturday afternoon. Troopers on scene said it was about eight miles before the driver left I-20 and stopped off the Interstate at the 380 exit. Read more

    Historical marker dedication Saturday
    08/28/2014 09:24 AM CDT - After 57 years of history and several months of planning and work, former employees of Southern Airways of Texas will be honored at a dedication ceremony of city historical marker No. Read more

    New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
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    'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
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    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.