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Teens Help Mineral Wells Storm Victims

A half dozen, storm damaged homes in Mineral Wells are finally seeing repairs two months after strong winds damaged their homes — and the relief is provided by 85 teenage volunteers.


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Best Day Trips From DFW

Within the expansive borders of this great state lie historical delights and thrilling adventures. DFW residents have unlimited day trips to choose from, so take advantage of that.


First Baptist Church in Mineral Wells damaged by Tuesday night tornado.

Mineral Wells Church Deals With Significant Tornado Damage

Wednesday evening’s service at the church has been cancelled. But, Pastor Buchanan says he hopes to worship in the sanctuary on Sunday if the building is deemed safe.



Tornado Hits Downtown Mineral Wells

Storm damage is hard to miss in Mineral Wells, after a tornado passed right through the heart of downtown on Tuesday night.


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Tornadoes Strike Mineral Wells; Damage Reported

One and perhaps two tornadoes have struck the old North Texas resort town of Mineral Wells, and initial reports indicate widespread damage.


Despite rain Lake Palo Pinto is in BAD shape, water supplies extremely low. (Credit: CBS 11/Joel Thomas)

Mineral Wells Water Supply Still In Jeopardy Despite Recent Rains

Residents fear the lake that supplies their drinking water may dry up by this fall.


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Boy Reunited With Man Who Rescued Him From Well

Two days after a 9-year-old boy struggled to keep his head above water while floating in a well, he had a chance to say thank you to the stranger who saved his life.


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Facebook Post Lands Mineral Wells Man In Jail

Mineral Wells man jailed after posting on his Facebook he had more than a dozen warrants out for his arrest.


The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Mineral Wells Council Votes To Prohibit All Outdoor Watering

The sprinklers are now silenced. A desperately dry North Texas city is taking drastic steps to curb water use. Their latest action is the most drastic we’ve seen in the DFW area.


A golfer plays his second shot on the 9th hole over some geese on the fairway. (credit: Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Geese Cause Problem On Green For Golfers

Canada Geese have caused problems at Holiday Hill Country Club in Mineral Wells.

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Voters Approve Funds To Renovate Historic Hotel

Nearly 96 percent of voters in Mineral Wells approved reallocating an eighth of the city’s sales tax to renovate the old Baker Hotel.


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Fire Destroys Mineral Wells Apartment Complex

An approximately 80-unit apartment complex under construction was destroyed by fire late Tuesday night in Mineral Wells.