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The Stephenville Public Library is gearing up to hand out their own special kind of treats this year with the “Say Boo For Books!” Drive. From now until the Safe Trick ‘R Treat on the Square event – taking place from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 – the library will be collecting new or like […]
Some folks have started a petition campaign to legalize the sale of liquor in Erath County, a mere 83 years after the end of prohibition in the United States. Currently, only beer and wine sales are allowed. Dena Dinius told the Empire-Tribune Thursday that this is a matter of convenience, safety and keeping revenues that […]
The family of Stephenville’s courageous Luke Nelson finally heard the words they have been praying for. Luke’s mother Mia said Wednesday that the oncologist said he has no evidence of disease. Scans showed no evidence of cancer anywhere in his body. He’ll still have to do the rest of his treatment, but no evidence of […]
The Stephenville City Council is expected to decide next week on the best way to move forward following City Administrator Pat Bridges’ announcement that he will retire on Oct. 7. And Mayor Kenny Weldon said Wednesday that once councilors expedite the process of filling the interim position, they can focus on finding a permanent replacement. […]
The father of a Texas Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Irving, Texas school has sued conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck and Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne for alleging they falsely portrayed the Muslim family as terrorists. The patriarch of the Mohamed family filed the defamation lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept. 21 in […]
Stephenville police reported receiving a 9-1-1 call shortly after 1 o’clock Tuesday afternoon of a gunshot at a residence on Second Street. Police arrived and encountered two men– reportedly neighbors– involved in a verbal dispute. Stephenville Police Chief Jason King said one of them was 66-years-old and the other was 50. The Chief said he’s […]
The T-Party is coming to Stephenville… Henry Ford’s Model T, that is. Houston’s “Space City T’s Club” – 75 fully-restored Model T’s – are heading to Stephenville on Wednesday and will be on display through Saturday. Henry Ford introduced the Model T on Oct. 1, 1908, and by 1927 sold about 15 million of them. […]