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Breckenridge looking to add momentum to experience, confidence
The Breckenridge Buckaroos took a big step last season with a district championship, but then fell flat in their bi-district playoff game, a loss to Merkel.
NSU basketball team adds three signess
Northeastern State bolstered its men's basketball roster with the addition of Caleb Smith, Aaron Givens and Jahmel Bodrick last week, announced by second-year head coach Mark Downey.
Live like a Texas Rangers all-star in Michael Young's University Park house
If you want to live like an all-star ballplayer you'll need to pony up millions to make a bid for Michael Young's Park Cities estate.The pro baseball infielder who's in the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame hopes to hit a home run with the sale of his University Park mansion.The nearly 8,000-square-foot ho
Olney Police Department: Weekly Crime Report
2:59 p.m.Citation issued for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (no insurance) on W. Main,3:11 p.m.Citation issued for Expired Registration Expired on 03/2018 on W. Main,3:24 p.m.Citation issued for Display Expired License Plates on a boat trailer on W. Main,3:44 p.m.A citation was issued
Minor injury reported as vehicle flips over on Interstate 20
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Air Tractor partners with L3 Technologies
OLNEY, Texas - Air Tractor and L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced on July 16 that their AT-802L Longsword™ ISR and lightattack system now supports compatibility with BAE Systems’ multi-function signals intelligence and electronic warfare sensor family of systems, presently referred to as “COBRA.”
WELCOME BACK: Mineral Wells ISD opens doors to a new school year Thursday
Lamar, Houston and Travis elementary schools will ring their first bells at 7:50 a.m., with dismissals at 3:20 p.m. Mineral Wells Junior High School starts at 8:10 a.m. and goes till 4 p.m. with the end of eighth period. Mineral Wells High School's first bell is at 8:13 a.m. with classes starting at
Local schools to house troopers, offices
Districts in the county that have announced participation in the new DPS school partnership program include Bland, Boles, Caddo Mills, Campbell, Celeste, Commerce, Lone Oak and Wolfe City independent school districts, the Herald-Banner has confirmed.
Newcastle ready to regain winning ways
Julian Menchaca takes over as the new head coach, coming over from Aspermont in the summer. When the 29-year old heard about the job opening, he quickly jumped on the phone to Superintendent Ty Spitzer.
County puts Tier II vote on ballot; agrees to conduct Mineral Wells' liquor option election
Shown are Palo Pinto County Commissioners during their regular session on Monday at the Palo Pinto County Courthouse. Seated at the table, clockwise from the bottom, are Precinct 3 Commissioner Mike Pierce, Precinct 4 Commissioner Jeff Fryer, County Judge David Nicklas, Precinct 2 Commissioner Louis
Early voting in BISD tax swap election to begin Aug. 8
Correction: In the Aug. 8, 2018 issue of the Breckenridge American there was an error made in the article, "Early voting in BISD tax swap election begins today.”
Jury finds Ranger College basketball player not guilty of sexual assault
Johnathan Tramaine Turner, 23, of Dallas, was acquitted by a jury on Wednesday on the charges of sexual assault and retaliation, according to the Eastland County District Clerk's Office.
Nixes giving downtown the business
While some talked and others balked, Randy and Misty Nix went to work, putting their money and their hearts into rebuilding and revitalizing downtown Mineral Wells.Those who work in or recently visited or driven through the city’s central business district have seen the immediate uplift through the
Why is James Patterson's new thriller set in Texas? One word: Rangers
Prolific James Patterson, author of more than 200 books, doesn't write about Texas often.But there's nowhere else the protagonist ofTexas Rangercould be — and Patterson absolutely wanted to make sharpshooting Rory Yates a Ranger."There is a mystique to Texas Rangers that has held over the years," sa
Big Country Player of the Week: Clyde sophomore Peyton Warren takes first honor of season
"Peyton has been working extremely hard this offseason to improve her volleyball game, and it really showed this past weekend," Clyde coach Laura Carr said. "She is one of the most competitive kids I've been around, and I am excited to see what she will do this season."
MILLSAP MATTERS: A new school year is here
Teresa Howard, president of the Millsap Area Ladies Club, presents Kasandra Pace a recognition plaque honoring her as their ‘Woman of the Year.’COURTESY SUSIE SCHOFIELD
Passing the crown: Ms. Senior Parker County talks upcoming pageant
“My first (school) was Palo Pinto, then Mineral Wells and then I taught for 27 years in Weatherford,” Sneed said. “I started with sixth grade and the they moved me and I ended up in kindergarten, and I loved that.”
Cisco focused on keeping success going
"For me it's getting up working hard every day.," said Callahn. "Then on the field, making sure no one gets down on my team."
Albany to host Summer Slam tourney
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Albany looks to continue domination
Denney Faith said, "It's always a great time of year, and we're ready to start playing some games."