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Thursday | Lake Country Sun

Taste of Palo Pinto County tasty fundraiser for MWSC

Pat Golf looks surprised as Brian Hartnett shows the door prize he won at the fifth annual Taste of Palo Pinto County, hosted by the Holiday Hills Country Club in Mineral Wells, the evening of July 14. Hartnett, a pharmacist for 20 years, said he thought it was pills or worse.

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Related Topix: Mineral Wells, TX, Palo Pinto, TX

Thursday | Lake Country Sun

No change on burn ban

Palo Pinto County commissioners took no action to lift the current burn ban at a special meeting Tuesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Graham Leader

Area illiteracy rates below state average

This data is taken from a 2009 National Center for Education Statistics study and breaks down the percentage of adult illiteracy within eight area counties.

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Related Topix: Texas, Stephens County, TX, Starr County, TX, Randall County, TX, Amarillo, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Sun Spots: July 18, 2014

Saturday, July 19 Christmas in July The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary will hold a one day Christmas in July sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the auxiliary's new location, 142 La Villa Road, on the lake's East Side.

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Related Topix: Caddo, TX, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Palo Pinto, TX, Mineral Wells, TX, Strawn, TX

Lake Country Sun

NRCS to hold conservation meeting Aug. 6

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.m.-noon Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Mineral Wells Service Center, 415 SW First St., Mineral Wells.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Palo Pinto, TX, Mineral Wells, TX

Lake Country Sun

Vans stolen

According to officials with the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office, a pair of vans were stolen recently.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX

Lake Country Sun

Santo submits petition for ESD 2 election

Palo Pinto County Judge David Nicklas, third from left, presents a certificate to the Palo Pinto County Historical Commission from the Texas Historical Commission.

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Related Topix: Santo, TX, Lone Camp, TX

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Buckets and Boots

An Air Evac Lifeteam crew drops in to meet people at the Buckets and Boots concert Saturday.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX, Fire

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Buckets and Boots Concert Saturday

The Rocker B Ranch has built a new amphitheater that offers three tiers and an enlarged general admission area for the annual Buckets and Boots Concert.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX, Country, The Bellamy Brothers

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Sun Spots: July 4, 2014

Friday, July 4 Graford Fourth Graford's annual Fourth of July in the Park begins at 6 p.m. Friday, July 4. As in years past, there will be hot dogs, ice cream and cake as well as live music.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX, Mineral Wells, TX, Medicaid, Health

Lake Country Sun

Commissioners reinstate burn ban

Monday, Palo Pinto County commissioners re-instated a 90-day burn ban. "The chiefs' big concern is using drinking water to fight fires," Larry O'Neil, acting county fire marshal, told commissioners.

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Related Topix: Weather

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lake Country Sun

TFS urges caution with fireworks

Texas A&M Forest Service urges citizens to use caution during Fourth of July holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Lake Country Sun

PPGH to hold Medicaid managed care information program Tuesday

An information and enrollment meeting about Medicaid managed care options will be held 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 8, at Palo Pinto General Hospital, 400 SW 25th Ave., Mineral Wells.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Mineral Wells, TX, Medicine, Medicare

Lake Country Sun

Lightning hits two tank batteries near Graford

Possum Kingdom East and Graford volunteer firefighters use foam and water to combat a tank battery fire on Ragle Road after it was struck by lightning June 25. Top right, a firefighter communicates with crews on the ground as they attempt to smother flames.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX, Fire, Mineral Wells, TX

Lake Country Sun

Four years later, Shonda Townsend's death still a mystery

Krishonda "Shonda" Leann Townsend was just 19 at the time of her disappearance four years ago.

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Related Topix: Mineral Wells, TX, Lake Bridgeport, TX

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Cuero hires its first full-time fire marshal

PAST EMPLOYMENT: Served as fire marshal and emergency management coordinator for Palo Pinto County for two years; worked as first assistant fire marshal in Collin County ... PAST EMPLOYMENT: Served as fire marshal and emergency management coordinator for Palo Pinto County for two years; worked as first assistant fire marshal in Collin County for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Cuero, TX, Collin County, TX

Lake Country Sun

County's DPS troopers headed to border

The increase in Texas Department of Public Safety troopers along the Mexican border might seem far removed from Palo Pinto County, but the effects, to an undetermined extent, will be felt in Palo Pinto County.

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Related Topix: Texas, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News, Prison

Lake Country Sun

PPCSO chief deputy retires today

Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Mike Sudderth retires today after a law enforcement career that spanned over 36 years.

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Related Topix: Mineral Wells, TX, Port Aransas, TX

Lake Country Sun

Two tank batteries struck by lightning

This tank fire on Ragle Road south of Graford was started by lightning as storms moved through that part of Palo Pinto County Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX

Lake Country Sun

Two tank batteries struck by lightning

This tank fire on Ragle Road south of Graford was started by lightning as storms moved through that part of Palo Pinto County Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Graford, TX

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