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Senate Panel Endorses Closing $54M Private Prison

A key Senate panel has endorsed the closure of a $54 million private state prison in North Texas that ranks among the most dangerous lockups in the state.

03/04/2013

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Profiles Of Courage: Mineral Wells Vietnam Memorial

There is a growing memorial for Vietnam vets in North Texas that is every bit as moving as the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Those behind it know first hand what that war was like.

CBS 11–11/07/2012

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Head-On Crash In Springtown Kills 2 Drivers

Two drivers were killed Monday morning during a head-on collision along the line between Wise County and Parker County.

09/24/2012

Mineral Wells City Council changes cemetery flag ordinance (Photo by Jay Gormley, CBS 11)

Flags Allowed To Fly Year-Round At Mineral Wells Cemetery

Passionate veterans and their family members pleaded with the Mineral Wells City Council to change an ordinance to allow flags to fly year-round at a local cemetery.

07/10/2012

Flags honoring fallen veterans in a Mineral Wells Cemetery. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Mineral Wells City Council To Revisit Gravestone Ordinance Amid Backlash

During the week of Independence Day, family members of veterans buried at the Woodland Park Cemetery are still lamenting a city ordinance that limits the dates they can place an American flag alongside their loved one’s headstone.

07/04/2012

Flags honoring fallen veterans in a Mineral Wells Cemetery. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

City Limits When Flags Can Be Placed Near Veteran Graves

The Mineral Wells City Council is reconsidering an ordinance that bans flags from being displayed at the graves of veterans at any other time than two weeks around Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

06/27/2012

Mineral Wells Cannon

Historical Committee Wanting A Shot At Answers About Mystery Cannon

Mary Creighton could talk history all day long, but lately the Mineral Wells mother says there’s something that’s stumped her.

03/23/2012

Stolen Christmas

‘Grinch’ Steals Mineral Wells Christmas Decorations

Less than two weeks before Christmas, the Kessler’s yard is decked out with Holiday cheer. “It just gives a sense of peace, fun and joy,” says Linda Kessler, who lives in Mineral Wells.

12/16/2011

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Longtime Mineral Wells Small Business Owner Preps For Final Black Friday

In downtown Mineral Wells, in the clothing shop she’s run for 31 years, Margaret Colton was ready for Black Friday.

11/26/2011

Krishonda Townsend, 19, went missing in July of 2010. Her skeletal remains were found on Oct. 27, 2011.

Skeletal Remains Identified As Missing 19-Year-Old’s

Skeletal remains found Thursday in a remote part of Mineral Wells belong to Krishonda Townsend, a 19-year-old mother who went missing in July 2010, Palo Pinto County Sheriff Ira Mercer said.

10/29/2011

A cross is iluminated. (credit: Getty Images/Johannes Simon)

Teacher Resigns Amid Investigation Into Anti-Catholic Pamphlets

A North Texas teacher quit after her school district began researching complaints that she was giving students anti-Catholic pamphlets.

10/24/2011

Mineral Wells high school football player Robby Mounce collapsed on the field during a game, and was later found to have a blood clot on his brain. (credit: The Mounce Family)

Mineral Wells Football Player Collapses During Game

A high school football player in Mineral Wells collapsed on the field, slipped into a coma and was later found to have a blood clot on his brain.

09/29/2011

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