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    Sales tax holiday begins Aug. 8

    07/24/2014 11:13 AM CDT
    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminded shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday which is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 
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    No change on burn ban
    07/24/2014 11:01 AM CDT - Palo Pinto County commissioners took no action to lift the current burn ban at a special meeting Tuesday.That ban remains in effect due to water shortages across the county. Read more

    TWC shows county job picture improving
    07/24/2014 10:59 AM CDT - June figures from the Texas Workforce Commission showed another slight increase in the unemployment rate in Palo Pinto County while also showing more people employed. Read more

    Mineral Wells appoints seven to economic development board
    07/24/2014 10:59 AM CDT - The Mineral Wells City Council recently approved the selection of a seven-member board of directors for an economic development sales tax non-profit corporation. Read more

    The Sun receives five WTPA awards
    07/24/2014 10:55 AM CDT - The Lake Country Sun received five awards from the West Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, with the results announced at the association’s annual convention last weekend in Graham. Read more

    Estes to chair State Affairs Committee
    07/24/2014 10:53 AM CDT - Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst appointed Sen. Craig Estes chairman of the Senate Committee on State Affairs.The chair of the committee was recently vacated by Sen. Read more

    MWISD moves ahead on JROTC program
    07/24/2014 10:51 AM CDT - 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

    NRCS conservation meeting set for Aug. 6
    07/24/2014 10:49 AM CDT - The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Palo Pinto County and the Palo Pinto Soil and Water Conservation District invited the public to attend the 2014 Local Working Group meeting set for 10 a. Read more

    Vans stolen
    07/17/2014 10:15 AM CDT - According to officials with the Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office, a pair of vans were stolen recently.A van that belongs to Abundant Life Church in Graford was taken between midnight and 9 a. Read more

    Sale, fish fry Saturday
    07/17/2014 09:49 AM CDT - “Shop till ya drop,” then refresh with fish.The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will hold a one-day Christmas in July sale 9 a. Read more

    Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

    BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food. Full Story
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    Harmon: 'Community' online won't be too different

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Just because "Community" is going online to Yahoo doesn't mean it's in for a lot of changes. Full Story
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    Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

    The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.