Ronald C. Smith of Mingus

Ronald C. Smith, 57, of Mingus, died Monday, March 1, 2010 in a North Richland Hills hospital. Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the New Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Michael Orsini officiating, directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Strawn. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Ronald […]

Salsa Barons' Ball This Saturday

Salsa Barons' Ball This Saturday

This Saturday night, February 27, at the Mineral Wells Sheriff‘s Posse Building from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.,  Palo Pinto Challenge will hold it’s biggest fund raiser of the year.  The Salsa Barons’ Ball will start with dinner,  and the evening will consist of silent auctions, raffles, dancing, and door prizes with a grand prize […]

Deadline Looming for Strawn Elections

Two city council seats and the position of mayor are up for election on May 8.   As of this morning, no applications for ballots have been filed with the city secretary.   The deadline to file is March 8 by 5:00 p.m.  The council seats up for election are presently filled by Kevin West and Carl […]

Arrests Made in Nunez Burglary

Arrests Made in Nunez Burglary

Jacob Aldridge, 17, and Robert Sybesma, 17, both residing in Ranger, were arrested Wednesday in connection with the two burglaries at Nunez Tire Shop in Strawn. Thursday night, February 11, Nunez’ shop was broken into and $2500.00 worth of old bills were stolen. The following Sunday night the burglars struck again and rummaged through the […]

Strawn Lady Hounds Advance

The Lady Hounds triumphed over Highland last night 48-60.  They will now advance to the regional quarterfinals and face Jayton.  Time, date and place TBA ————-       Q1    Q2     Q3    Q4    F Highland      9        8       14    17     48 Strawn          14    16      15     15     60

Palo Pinto County Sample Ballots

Early Voting: February 16 – February 26. Election Day: March 2 Helpful Links: Find My Polling Place Am I Registered? Democrat Sample Ballot for All Precincts Palo Pinto Dem Sample Ballot – Republican Sample Ballot for Precincts 5, 6, 18 Palo Pinto Rep Sample Ballot 5-6-18 – Republican Sample Ballot for Precincts 8, 16 Palo […]

‘Style Show’ benefits Gordon Community Library & Museum

A ‘Style Show’ took place in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church in Gordon last Saturday to raise funds for the soon-to-open, Gordon Community  Library & Museum.   Fashion models for the style show wore their favorite ensembles, including some designer outfits, that were purchased from the Twice Blessed Shop in downtown Gordon.  The […]

TSMCA All State Team Announced

The Texas Six Man Coaches Association met in Lubbock Saturday morning to pick the 2009 All-State Team.  Strawn had 6 players make one of the teams while Gordon and Rising Star each had one player. 2009 All-State Team Position Player Class School PLAYER OF THE YEAR Brett Chudej JR Garden City OFFENSIVE MVP Micheal Everett […]

Strawn rancher sentenced

The trial of Will Copeland began Tuesday in 29th District Court in Palo Pinto. Friday, Jan. 8, Will Copeland was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of Kevin Parsons at the Mule Lip Bar in Mingus Dec. 5, 2008. Judge Jerry Ray sentenced him to two years in prison with no appeal […]

Strawn vs. Calvert Podcast Available

Strawn vs. Calvert Podcast Available

The Strawn Greyhounds are once again on their way to the state playoffs. With the temperature hovering around 29 degrees and the fans thankful that at least there was no wind, the Hounds kept the Calvert Trojans playing catch up throughout the entire game. Strawn made the first and the last touchdowns in the game […]

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