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Wednesday | Lake Country Sun

CAC to open Tuesday

As National Child Abuse Prevention Month comes to a close, Palo Pinto County will open one of Texas' newest child advocacy centers, the Children's Alliance Center for Palo Pinto County.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake Country Sun

JP requests court approve collection contract with different company

While the discussion was civil, Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Bobby Hart left no doubt that he was not pleased with the collection services of Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott during the Palo Pinto County commissioners court meeting Monday.

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Lake Country Sun

New county burn ban passed

Palo Pinto County commissioners passed a burn ban Monday. This after trying to do the same at a special meeting April 4. At Monday's meeting, County Fire Marshal Buddy Harwell said he was still in favor of leaving the burn ban off.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lake Country Sun

PPGH board receives results of community needs assessment

The Palo Pinto General Hospital Board of Directors is looking for better ways of providing service to the people of Palo Pinto County, according to J.C. Colton, president of the PPGH board.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Mineral Wells, TX, Wells, TX

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Kidnapping suspect arrested

Saturday night, Parker County sheriff's deputies arrested Edward Kyle Byrd, 39, of Millsap for aggravated kidnapping and burglary of a habitation with intent to commit a felony.

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Related Topix: Parker County, TX, Millsap, TX

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Overnight fire destroys Mineral Wells complex, ignites grass fires

An overnight fire destroyed a Mineral Wells apartment complex that was under construction and also ignited several grass fires before it was extinguished, fire officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mineral Wells, TX, Millsap, TX, Santo, TX

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Sun Spots: March 28, 2014

Friday, March 28 Theodore Roosevelt Exhibit Through Sunday, March 30, the Palo Pinto County Old Jail Museum Complex will present "Theodore Roosevelt" an exhibition produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Related Topix: Texas, Graford, TX, Mineral Wells, TX, Palo Pinto, TX, Gordon, TX

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Lake Country Sun

Trustee violates trust, recaptured

Gary Michael Wooten, 32, a Palo Pinto County jail inmate, was recaptured and returned to his cell around 6 p.m. March 19. According to Palo Pinto County Chief Deputy Mike Sudderth, between 8:30 and 9 a.m. that day, Wooten began mowing the lawn of the Palo Pinto County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Prison, Robertson Prison, State Prisons, Mineral Wells, TX, Palo Pinto, TX

Lake Country Sun

County commissioners lift burn ban

Monday, Palo Pinto County commissioners lifted the burn ban. County Fire Marshal Buddy Harwell told the court that he had driven around the county and was starting to see green in bar ditches and pastures.

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Related Topix: Fire, Weather

Lake Country Sun

Tractor-trailer roll-over accident on Highway 16

This truck rolled onto its cab in an accident last week. The driver, Evangalist Dwhite Freeman, 34, was taken by ambulance to Graham Regional Medical Center then taken by air to a Metroplex hospital.

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Related Topix: Graham, TX

Lake Country Sun

PK tree thieves identified, no arrests

Bruce Benz recently reported that there were tree thieves at Possum Kingdom Lake.

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