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.
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.
Two drivers were killed Monday morning during a head-on collision along the line between Wise County and Parker County.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Creighton could talk history all day long, but lately the Mineral Wells mother says there’s something that’s stumped her.
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.
In downtown Mineral Wells, in the clothing shop she’s run for 31 years, Margaret Colton was ready for Black Friday.
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.
A North Texas teacher quit after her school district began researching complaints that she was giving students anti-Catholic pamphlets.
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.