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    Barry Corbin returns to TFT

    09/18/2014 11:26 AM CDT
    Barry Corbin, of “Urban Cowboy” and “Northern Exposure” fame, stars as C.L. Pettigrew Sr., an 81-year-old oilman, in Stephen Harrigan’s short story based on an archaeological discovery of bison bones at Caprock Canyons State Park, located near Canyon, Texas, which revealed evidence of the Folsum culture that existed over 10,000 years ago. 
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    Graford cook-off begins today, 5K Saturday
    09/18/2014 10:22 AM CDT - The annual Septemberfest opens Friday, Sept. 19, with its annual BBQ Cook-off benefitting the Graford Fair and Livestock Association.The cook-off, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. Read more

    Mineral Wells outdoor watering ban starts Oct. 1
    09/18/2014 10:22 AM CDT - At the regular meeting Tuesday, the Mineral Wells City Council voted unanimously to amend Stage III restrictions prohibiting outside watering, to become effective Wednesday, Oct. Read more

    Abilene moves ahead to get Brazos water
    09/18/2014 10:19 AM CDT - Thursday of last week, the Abilene City Council discussed a plan to access Brazos River Authority water to help offset the effects of lingering drought on their local water supply sources. Read more

    BRA seeks public input
    09/18/2014 09:21 AM CDT - The Brazos River Authority will take public comment on proposed changes to the Rules for Governance of Brazos River Authority Lakes and Associated Lands through Thursday, Oct. Read more

    AT&T to upgrade service at PK Lake
    09/10/2014 12:55 PM CDT - In response to a request from the Palo Pinto County Emergency Service District, AT&T has taken action to improve cell service at Possum Kingdom Lake. Read more

    Abilene council to consider water sources
    09/10/2014 12:53 PM CDT - According to the Tuesday issue of the Abilene Reporter News, the Abilene city council will consider water source alternatives at a Thursday meeting.“The proposed improvements will be constructed in three phases, with the first phase to be construction and upgrading of pipelines and treatment facilities to provide 4 million gallons of raw water — about 3 million gallons of potable water — from Possum Kingdom Reservoir to Abilene,” Brian Bethel reported in the article. Read more

    TRIFECTA to return to PK Sunday, Sept. 14
    09/10/2014 12:51 PM CDT - For the third time, the TRIFECTA Triathlon returns to Possum Kingdom Lake Sunday.As in the previous events, the event will begin with a swim followed by a bike run and, finally, a run. Read more

    Graford's Septemberfest slated for Sept. 19-20
    09/10/2014 12:41 PM CDT - The annual Septemberfest opens Friday, Sept. 19, with its annual BBQ Cook-off benefitting the Graford Fair and Livestock Association.The cook-off, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. Read more

    Quail workshop set for Sept. 18
    09/10/2014 12:37 PM CDT - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Palo Pinto County will host a Quail Appreciation Day beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the extension office, 221 S. Read more

    Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers. Full Story