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    Burn ban remains

    Fireworks OK
    12/11/2014 03:44 PM CST
    Monday, Palo Pinto County commissioners took no action to lift the current burn ban. “We’re not having any good chances of rain until the weekend,” said Chad Jordan, county fire marshal. 
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    Invitation to enter county fair
    12/11/2014 03:40 PM CST - Palo Pinto County residents of all ages are encouraged to enter the 2015 Palo Pinto County Fair.   The annual event will be held Wednesday through Friday, Jan. Read more

    Palo Pinto water district approves RO construction
    12/11/2014 03:23 PM CST - Lake Palo Pinto only has about seven months supply of water left, according to reports from Ken Choffel, with HDR Engineering, the city of Mineral Wells engineers. Read more

    Petitions for ESD 3 now at PK Lake
    12/04/2014 02:54 PM CST - Petitions are available at Possum Kingdom Lake for an election to establish Emergency Services District No. 3. “It takes 100 verified signatures for an election in May,” said Shawn Humphries. Read more

    Fire destroys Cliffs home
    12/04/2014 02:52 PM CST - A fire in the early morning hours Saturday destroyed a home on Harbor Way at The Cliffs. “The cause is undetermined pending an investigation,” County Fire Marshal Chad Jordan said Monday. Read more

    County to get new phone system
    12/04/2014 02:51 PM CST - Tuesday, Palo Pinto County commissioners approved payment of half the $49,000 that it will cost to upgrade the county’s phone system at Palo Pinto. Read more

    9-1-1 can receive text messages
    12/04/2014 02:45 PM CST - In Palo Pinto County, 9-1-1 dispatchers can now receive text messages to report an emergency, both for county residents and those who live in Mineral Wells. Read more

    Broken treetop hanging on wire gets holiday decor

    INDIAN ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Some Washington state residents are getting in the holiday spirit by decorating a Douglas fir that toppled onto an unused utility line in a recent windstorm and looks like an upside-down Christmas tree. Full Story
    (Casey Curry/Casey Curry/Invision/AP)
    Miyamoto on 'amiibo,' 'Zelda' and 'Mario' movie

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Shigeru Miyamoto seems giddy — and with good reason. The veteran Nintendo designer behind such landmark video-game franchises as "Mario Bros. Full Story
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
    Angelina Jolie ripped in more Sony emails

    Scott Rudin told Amy Pascal the “Unbroken” director was “seriously out of her mind.”