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Local couple opens bounce house party business

Growing up we all had the chance to see who could jump the highest in a backyard bounce house, but a unique business in Stephenville gives area kids a chance to jump in a room full of bounce houses thanks to Sandra and Brandon Cogburns' Go Big Party Rental. "We originally had it as individual bounc

YOURSTEPHENVILLETX.COM - 2018-03-24 13:15:19

SHS theatre to hold 'Decades Dash'

For the past two years the Stephenville High School theatre department has hosted a zombie run, but this year students decided to change the theme to Decades Dash, kicking off at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Stephenville City Park. "The Decades Dash is our fundraiser and it helps pay for our banqu

YOURSTEPHENVILLETX.COM - 2018-03-24 13:13:06

5 things to do this weekend

The weekend is approaching with some great family-friendly events taking place in Stephenville. Make it a good one! 1. Glow in the Dark 5K Get those running shoes on and head to Stephenville City Park for the Glow in the Dark 5K "Glow Hard or Go Home" event hosted by Tarleton Recreation Sports at

YOURSTEPHENVILLETX.COM - 2018-03-22 14:56:25

Two arrested after attempted drug deal ends in robbery, assault; third person investigated.

Two Comanche residents were arrested Friday after a prospective drug deal turned into a robbery and assault last weekend at an Early motel, and a third person is being investigated, police said. Comanche police arrested David Lugo, 20, and Leonard Morin Jr., 17, on Brown County robbery warrants Fri

BROWNWOODTX.COM - 2018-03-23 22:41:20

Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for March 16-19

Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of March 12 through March 19. Click to enlarge. Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of March 12 through March 19. Click to enlarge.


PHOTOS: Special Olympics hosted by Stephenville ISD

STEPHENVILLE (March 22, 2018) - Stephenville ISD hosted the second annual Special Olympics at Lem Brock Field Thursday. Sixty-three athletes competed in track and field events such as softball throwing, a mini javelin through, 50-meter wheelchair slalom and more. "This year we have athletes from Ste

THEFLASHTODAY.COM - 2018-03-22 19:55:59

A word from the Prairie Oaks Master Naturalists

Sometimes when I get the question "What have you been up to since you moved to Texas?" I respond that I've become a Texas Master Naturalist, and my conversation partner will get an amused eye-twinkle because 'naturalist' has evoked the image of naked bodies on a beach down by Corpus Christi. I twink

YOURSTEPHENVILLETX.COM - 2018-03-22 20:15:49

Ranger College's Billy Gillispie reflects on coaching career, serious health issues

RANGER, Texas -- At the age of 58, Billy Gillispie has been a part of the good and the bad of coaching college basketball. "Sometimes you get judged wrongly," the Ranger Junior College athletic director said. "Just because you did something wrong, it doesn't have to define who you are." During his c

KTXS.COM - 2018-03-22 20:40:38

POLICE CALLS: Mach 14-21

Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period March 14-21. Not all calls for service result in a filed report: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 ARREST - 1203 block of N.W. 1st Avenue, 7:32 a.m. Harley L. McCown, 24, of Garland, was arrested on an outstanding count

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-03-22 19:30:00

Erin Brockovich Says She's Coming to Plano as Water District Claims Everything's Normal

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, famous for inspiring Julia Roberts' Oscar-winning performance in Erin Brockovich, is coming to North Texas. Brockovich, who blasted the North Texas Municipal Water District last week for using a common cleaning procedure, announced on Facebook on Tuesday that


Body of missing man from Tri-Chem explosion found

Hood County Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson announced that about 3 p.m. Wednesday authorities discovered human remains at the site the fire and explosion on March 15 at the Tri-Chem Industries plant in Cresson. The remains have been taken to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office i


Human remains found at Cresson chemical plant

A week after the Tri-Chem Industries plant in Cresson exploded, investigators discovered human remains that could belong to an employee who has been missing since the explosions. Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson told the Associated Press that investigators found the remains Wednesday afternoon an

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 21:02:00

Stephenville ISD to host Special Olympics

STEPHENVILLE (March 21, 2018)- Stephenville ISD will host its second annual Special Olympics tomorrow beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Lem Brock field. Sixty-three athletes will compete in track and field events such as softball throwing, a mini javelin through, 50-meter wheelchair slalom and more. "This y


Human remains found at Texas chemical plant explosion site

CRESSON, Texas (AP) Human remains were found Wednesday in the wreckage of a North Texas chemical plant nearly a week after a worker disappeared following an explosion and fire. In a statement, Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson says the remains were found about 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Tri-Chem Indu


One Reporter's Ramblings: Good reads available at library book sale

Stop me if you heard this one before. A guy and his wife are on the outs, arguing often and loudly. The neighbors feel really bad for the wife especially who, as rumor has it, vanishes shortly before the husband and the rest of the family leave town for good. As time passes on, a vine grows up and


Lady Jackets look to rebound

Meridian drops two games last week By Brett Voss After losing back-to-back District 10-2A games last week, the Meridian Lady Jacket softball team will look to get back on the winning track when they host Bosque County arch-rival Valley Mills this Friday. So far, district has been an up-anddown ex


Man who gave wife drugs that led to her freezer death is back in jail

PALO PINTO - A Mineral Wells man is back in trouble three years after he was convicted and sentenced for supplying drugs to his wife that led to her crawling inside a freezer and dying. Cecil Ray Huddleston, 53, was indicted Friday on a felony charge of possession with intent to deliver methamphetam


Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for March 12-16

Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of March 12 through March 16. Click to enlarge. Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of March 12 through March 16. Click to enlarge.


Nine in jail for possession of marijuana in Stephenville

Flash File Photo STEPHENVILLE (March 15, 2018) - Wednesday evening, Stephenville Police, working with Region 6 Special Operations Group, served a search warrant at approximately 9 p.m. in the 800 block of N. Charlotte Street. The service of the warrant resulted in the recovery of marijuana, four gun


Fire at exploded Texas chemical plant being allowed to burn

CRESSON, Texas (AP) - A fire at a Texas chemical plant following an explosion last week is being allowed to burn itself out before authorities search for a missing worker who's presumed dead. Cresson Mayor and Assistant Fire Chief Bob Cornett said Sunday that conditions at the 15,000-square-foot (1,