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Do you know what your school district’s total tax rate is? How about the proposed tax rate in your county? Were you aware that your city council’s proposed rate is lower than the current rate but higher than the effective rate?

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Mineral Wells is well on its way to becoming a destination city, despite some recent effects from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Parker County 4-H ambassadors shared their experiences in gaining necessary life and leadership skills through the organization in honor of the upcoming 4-H Week, which will run Oct. 4-10.

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The Parker County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to an arrest in a case of credit card abuse - elderly.

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Many of the small schools are beginning district play. Larger schools have finally began their football seasons. The Mineral Wells Rams are back in action after a two-week layoff due to COVID-19 cases.

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Our war for independence officially ended on Sept. 3, 1783. A new government was drawn up, but proved to be unworkable, and so on a warm summer in 1787, delegates from the original 13 colonies – now called “states” – met in Philadelphia to review, discuss and finally formalize acceptance for the framework of our government. The document they created was called the “Constitution of the United States of America.”

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At 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, the Aledo Bearcats won the coin toss and chose to kick away, thus igniting an annual rivalry with the Weatherford Kangaroos. 

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A former Poolville educator now contending for a board of trustee position says he isn’t shying away from his past, and that a letter circulating the community referencing an incident from 2014 is from someone who’s “worried about getting beat and wants to drum up old stuff.”

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The Weatherford Walk to End Alzheimer's event is Saturday, Oct. 10, and will take place as scheduled this year but with a different look due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus.

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Depending on who you speak to, Weatherford College's streak of 15 consecutive seasons of reaching the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, is either still intact or it ended thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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At the direction of Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety is announcing Saturday appointment availability through the end of the year. The Cleburne office is included in this list.

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When you lose 17 players to graduation it's fair to assume you're going to need some new names to step up in replacement of those players.

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Throughout most of the pandemic, Texas has ranked at, or near, the bottom among states for coronavirus testing. With 290,000 tests and 29.5 million people, Texas has tested fewer than one in 100 of its residents.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Jeffrey Gerritt, editor of the Palestine, Texas, Herald-Press, has won this year’s National Headliner Award for editorial writing, one of the most prestigious honors in American journalism.

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The Malakoff Tigers went to Wylie Stadium on a rainy and windy Black Friday to face the unbeaten Pottsboro Cardinals in the regional semifinals. The game was delayed for two hours due to lightning and storm activity in the area.

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The Trinidad Trojans went to Penelope on Friday for a bi-district matchup against the Calvert Trojans in a rematch of last year's bi-district game, which Calvert won, 48-14.

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JACKSONVILLE — The Athens Hornets opened their second straight playoff appearance on Friday in Jacksonville, taking on the six-time state champion and 4A powerhouse Carthage Bulldogs in the bi-district round.

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After winning their first two district games, the Trinidad Trojans traveled to rival Oakwood for a showdown to determine the district champion.

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The Cross Roads Bobcats closed their season with a game Friday at the Cayuga Wildcats.

The Eustace Bulldogs hosted the Madison Trojans for a district contest as the Bulldogs sought a playoff spot.

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For what was Henderson County's most exciting game on the last day of the regular season, the Mabank Panthers, looking to clinch a playoff spot, traveled to Midlothian's Don Floyd Stadium to face off with the Heritage Jaguars.

One word comes to mind when watching the 2019 Dawson Bulldogs – methodical.  The Bulldogs run the football extremely well, pass when they need to, and just pound on their opponent until the opponent wears down.

Just ask Dawson’s latest victim, the blue and white Bulldogs from Wortham.  Dawson rushed for 223 yards on the night, completed only one pass on one attempt for 63 yards, and claimed the number two seed in District 11-2A DII, beating Wortham, 28-12, on Senior Night at Ed Mitchell Field in Dawson.

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The Mildred Eagles played their hearts out Friday night in their final game of the 2019 season.

They went into the game not assured a playoff spot no matter what they did. They had opportunity after opportunity to give up, to quit, but they kept fighting until the bitter end. These Mildred Eagles lost tonight 41-33 to the Edgewood Bulldogs. 

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OAKWOOD -- Oakwood’s Panther six-man football team has big goals for this season -- the first of which was to repeat as District 13-1A-Div 2 champions.  Standing in the way were the Trinadad Trojans, also ranked high in the six man polls.  When the teams lined up Friday night at Panther Stad…

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CAYUGA – The Cayuga Wildcats handled business at home with a 34-14 victory over the winless Cross Roads Bobcats. The playoff scenario was simple for the Wildcats Friday night – win and they're in. The win sets Cayuga up with a matchup against the Alto YellowJackets next week.

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