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Eastland High School unveiled after major renovations

EASTLAND, Texas (KTAB)- While the legendary Eastland High School building looks the same on the outside, the inside has completely transformed. Getting a total facelift, the school is now handicap accessible.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-19 03:21:42

Don't give up on your crazy cat: How to get better behavior from your feline 

We've all heard that it's a cat's world and we're just living in itFor people dealing with annoying or destructive behavior from their beloved pets, there's more than a little truth to that.Molly DeVoss, a Dallas Animal Services volunteer and cat whisperer, is on a mission to help people better unde

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-20 11:00:00

No injuries in structure fires

Upon closer inspection, firefighters discovered a storage shed fully involved, which caused fire to spread to two houses and two other storage sheds.



A couple of weeks ago, our Wednesday night study group discussed spiritual gifts. We filled out the obligatory survey and shared our results. Some were surprised and others were affirmed. We are a body of believers who have many different spiritual gifts. After identifying our spiritual gifts, the q

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-08-19 10:30:00

Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for August 13 – 16

Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of August 13 through August 16. Click to enlarge.


RISKY REVENUE: PPGH officials uncover, deal with unapproved pass-through billings

Palo Pinto General Hospital in recent years has been a financially stable, profitable and even expanding rural hospital. But an unapproved pass-through billing operation has cost its previous CEO his job, has the FBI investigating and left hospital officials worried about financial repercussions.Pas


OPEN LETTER: Watson thanks city employees for their hard work, positive impacts on community

Dear city employee,Whether you have been with the City of Mineral Wells for many years or just a short while, you are appreciated. Thank you for your desire to work for our city and commitment to do your part to keep Mineral Wells great.Many positive innovations have occurred at our city’s initiativ

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-08-18 13:00:00

Free back-to-school haircuts in Brownwood

The women, along with a team of beauticians and barbers, will cut hair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday at New Beginnings Church (1001 Belle Plain Street).

KTXS.COM - 2018-08-19 23:36:15

Big Country Roots: Battle Creek leaves its mark on Texas history

CALLAHAN COUNTY, Texas (KTAB) -Listen, what do you hear? Is it the buzz of a dragon fly, or maybe the hum of your cars air conditioner. It's these small details that make up our world. Too often we take them for granted and just let them pass us by.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks for community’s support of Back-to-School Fair

Dear Editor,We served 543 children on Saturday, Aug.11, at the 20th Annual Back-to-School Fair. First Baptist Church would like to give a BIG thank you to all of our volunteers who came and helped set up, hand out supplies and clean up after the fair.


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.


Brownwood police arrest man on outstanding warrants, also find gun and drugs in truck

Christopher Jacob Anderson, 27, of Brownwood, was arrested on Friday on multiple felony charges and he remains in the Brown County Jail on bonds totaling $100,000, according to Brown County Jail records.


Lake Country Art Show winners announced

Artists from Mineral Wells, Breckenridge, Graham, Wichita Falls, Weatherford and more presented their pieces to judge Kay Brubaker at the OPOMAC. Brubaker is president of the Carlsbad Art Association and director of the Artist Galley in Carlsbad.


Early High School seniors team up to build sound garden for disabled children

"You'll go out on a Saturday morning to the park or the afternoon and you'll see kids playing. Your sister, your brother, your nieces, nephews just the kids playing and you'll look off to the side and there will be that one kid that can't play. Not because they don't want to but it's because they re


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


Agenda Posted for August 20th Brownwood ISD School Board Meeting

The Board will discuss the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment duties, discipline, or dismissal of public employees or officials.


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.


New accountability grades a mixed bag for area school districts, campuses

Local reactions to the Texas Education Agency's newA-F grading systemfor the state's 1,247 public school districts are about as varied as the grades themselves.The grades and performance scores are based on the 2017-18 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) scores and other perform


Rams turn the keys over to quarterback tandem

It's Déjà vu in Ram Country.Similar to the situation in Mineral Wells three seasons ago, the Rams return to the gridiron this fall with a talented tandem at the quarterback position.After months of practice, meetings, tests, and state 7 on 7, neither gunslinger was able to separate himself, and juni


SPD extends deadline for Citizen Police Academy

Some of the topics that will be covered include training, communications, criminal investigations, DWI procedures, crime prevention, family violence and juvenile law.