Graford received a check of $9,329, down from last year’s rebate of $10,794. So far this year, Graford is down more than 19 percent at $57,660 compared to $71,268 at this time last year.
Mineral Wells again received a bigger check, $346,951, almost 1,4 percent more than the $342,415 last year. So far, Mineral Wells has received over $2.6 million, up 3.7 percent from last year’s $2.45 million-plus.
Mingus’ rebate was down nearly 30 percent with a check of $1,547. Mingus is not quite a half percent higher this year, having received $12,729 compared to last year’s total at this time of $12,684.
Strawn had another increase, receiving $9,971, close to 2.5 percent more compared to last year’s check of $9,735. This year, Strawn has received $93,715, up nearly 25 percent from last year’s $85,038.
Gordon received an increase as well, up nearly 34.5 percent with a check of $6,741. This year, the town has received $46,605, up over 17.1 percent from the $39,781 received last year.
The total rebates for county communities in August were $374,541, up a little over 1 percent compared to last year’s $370,154. For 2014, county communities have received an improvement of almost 4 percent at more than $2.75 million.
This month, Palo Pinto County’s rebate was up 9.1 percent compared to last year.
The county’s rebate was $140,671 compared to $128,931 last year. For 2014, county sales tax rebates are up 4 percent, having received a little more than $1 million.