ERCOT President and CEO Bill Magness will present on the events that occurred during the extreme cold weather event during this morning’s Urgent Board of Directors meeting, which begins at 10 a.m.

By Erin Douglas and Ross Ramsey, The Texas TribuneFrozen wind turbines in Texas caused some conservative state politicians to declare Tuesday that the state was relying too much on renewable energy. But in reality, the lost wind power makes up only a fraction of the reduction in power-genera…

DALLAS (AP) — A massive crash involving more than 130 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate left six people dead and dozens injured Thursday amid a winter storm that dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts of the U.S.

FORT WORTH (AP) — At least five people were killed Thursday in a massive crash involving 75 to 100 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate, police said, as a winter storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts of the U.S.

Palo Pinto County is trying to make its way through a 7,400-plus list of people signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine and will be getting some help from Parker County within the next week.

Two years after U.S. District Judge Janis Jack ordered a long list of reforms for the Texas foster care system, state health and human services officials have made some improvements. But on Tuesday, Jack again decided they haven’t done enough.

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More than 20 participants in the 2021 Palo Pinto County Area Spelling Bee received a few additional instructions than they have in past years. Along with the usual guidelines — speak clearly or repeat the word before spelling — participants in this year’s event had to keep in mind the new procedures required by the pandemic.

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MINERAL WELLS — A 29-year-old Mineral Wells man has been taken into custody on two charges of indecency with a child - sexual contact after police received an outcry report from a woman regarding incidents of inappropriate contact between a family member and one of her children.

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The two aggravated sexual assault convictions and 45-year consecutive prison sentences a Joshua man was given by a Parker County jury in July 2019 were upheld Wednesday in a decision by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Edmonds and Associates was hired after unanimous approval of the Aledo city council last week to guide the city through the home-rule charter process.

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AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott Tuesday announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide approximately $300 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of February as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Rusk City Councilman and self-declared Texas gubernatorial candidate faces nationwide backlash, including from the Texas Republican Party, after he posted a photo of a noose on his campaign's Twitter feed along with a statement calling for violence "Starting in D.C."

Texas public school students must show up in person to take the STAAR test this spring, and districts can apply for waivers to socially distance test takers, according to recent guidance released by the Texas Education Agency.The state is moving forward with the state standardized tests, tak…

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With many questions still surrounding the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, Palo Pinto County officials are desperately reaching out for help to get more.

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Parker County Health Authority Dr. Steven Welch said they have made a good start on vaccinating residents, with about 4,000 receiving the first dose as of Friday.

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