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    Mineral Wells Fire School

    10/23/2014 02:00 PM CDT
    Students at the Mineral Wells Fire School learn how to extinguish car and propane tank fires Saturday night at the training facility at Fort Wolters. Officials said some 60 students from 26 North Texas fire departments attended day classes with 14 at the night class. 
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    PPGH gets Ebola alert
    10/23/2014 01:57 PM CDT - On Oct. 16, Palo Pinto County Emergency Management Coordinator Chad Jordan reported there was some concern at Palo Pinto General Hospital regarding a patient who claimed “being exposed” to Ebola. Read more

    Early voting continues next week
    10/23/2014 01:56 PM CDT - Early voting in the November election continues through Friday, Oct. 31. Locations and times for early voting will be: • Palo Pinto County Courthouse, 520 Oak St. Read more

    Three arrested after rollover
    10/23/2014 01:54 PM CDT - A one-vehicle roll over around noon Oct. 16 led to the arrest of three men. A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said the three were arrested for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance in an amount of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams as well as weapons charges. Read more

    USDA approves funding for PKWSC
    10/23/2014 01:50 PM CDT - USDA Rural Development announced funding last week at the monthly board meeting of the Possum Kingdom Water Supply Corp. PKWSC received a $195,000 Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grant from USDA Rural Development. Read more

    County-wide clean-up this Saturday
    10/23/2014 01:46 PM CDT - The Palo Pinto County-wide fall cleanup will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at respective precinct barns. In Graford, the Precinct 2 barn will be accepting materials from 7:30 a. Read more

    Health care workers get Ebola training
    10/23/2014 01:39 PM CDT - With the recent concern with a possible exposure to Ebola at Palo Pinto General Hospital and the cases reported in the Metroplex, health care workers are training for any possible cases — including Possum Kingdom East EMS. Read more

    Flu season complicates Ebola concerns
    10/23/2014 01:34 PM CDT - Despite Ebola being in the news on a daily basis, James Fesser, emergency room director for Palo Pinto General Hospital, said he wanted to remind people that it is the onset of the flu season, too. Read more

    Mineral Wells now must flush water lines
    10/23/2014 01:20 PM CDT - Kelly F. Jones, director of Mineral Wells Public Works Department announced that lower temperatures from changing weather and reduced usage due to the successful conservation efforts of customers have had an effect on water quality in certain areas. Read more

    Patient's symptoms at hospital not Ebola
    10/17/2014 03:46 PM CDT - On Oct. 16, Palo Pinto County Emergency Management Coordinator Chad Jordan reported there was some concern at Palo Pinto General Hospital regarding a patient who claimed “being exposed” to Ebola. Read more

    Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.