Palo Pinto County
North Texas will see windy and dry conditions on Thursday, and that could mean trouble in the winter season. The threat of wildfires will be increasing throughout the day.
Some residents in Palo Pinto County and Jack County were shaken awake on Thanksgiving morning, as two earthquakes rattled the Mineral Wells area in the early hours.
Crews found the body of a missing 27-year-old woman at Possum Kingdom Lake on Sunday afternoon.
High winds and low humidity made it tough for firefighters working the first big wildfire of the season at Possum Kingdom Lake.
Friends say Denise Tighe was an independent woman, a native of Switzerland who came to the United States and, as a young adult, helped manage a bank on Wall Street.
A domestic kidnapping case that started Tuesday afternoon in Denton ended safely Wednesday morning in Parker County.
Governor Perry has ordered Texas Military Forces to provide support to state and local agencies fighting the wildfires near Possum Kingdom Lake.
Two wildfires continue to burn near the same area that was hit by one of the worst wildfires in state history last year.
Two wildfires that have burned about 4,000 acres of land near Possum Kingdom Lake are reportedly 25 percent contained.
The flames that scorched much of the North Texas area last year brought down the First Baptist Church of Possum Kingdom Lake.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced that it has closed on the purchase of over 3,300 acres of Cross Timbers region land.
The wildfire that has ravaged 6,600 acres in Palo Pinto County remains 60 percent contained Saturday as strike teams continue to dump thousands of gallons of water on the blaze and residents begin to return to their homes.