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Eight homes, venues make up this year’s Candlelight Tour of Homes
The 32nd Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes is this Saturday, Dec. 14, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.Continued ...
Brought in from the cold
BROCK – Helping ice-stranded truckers, motorists and families in sub-freezing temperatures just kind of snowballed for many churches along and near North Texas interstates this past weekend, including Cutting Capital Fellowship Church located off Interstate 20 at FM Road 1189, known locally as the Brock exit.Continued ...
Neighbors pull man from his burning home
SPRINGTOWN – A Parker County man was injured but managed to escape a fire that quickly claimed his Springtown-area home Monday night.Continued ...
Winter weather update
In addition to wreaking havoc with any travel plans, the ice is believed to have contributed to one death in Parker County over the weekend.Continued ...
Weatherford ISD to have two-hour delayed start Wednesday
After monitoring road conditions in our school district this afternoon, administrators determined Weatherford ISD will have a two-hour delayed start on Wednesday.Continued ...
- Eight homes, venues make up this year’s Candlelight Tour of Homes
- Local News
Filing ends with six contested local races
With filing closing Dec. 9, several people filed to run against Republican incumbents in the March primary election.Continued ...
Wednesday's school closings, delayed openings
Here is a list of area schools that have announced closings or delayed openings for Wednesday.Continued ...
Ice storm results in nearly 200 EMS calls locally
With streets and roadways covered in ice over the weekend, drivers weren’t the only ones affected by the slick conditions.Continued ...
Trucker killed in collision with disabled vehicle
CRESSON – The driver of a truck that overturned early Tuesday morning following a collision with another vehicle near Cresson was pronounced dead at the scene.Continued ...
Christmas Market Place benefiting Parker County Senior Center on Saturday
A Christmas Market Place event benefitting Parker County Senior Center is this Saturday, Dec. 14, at the senior center located at 1225 Holland Lake Drive.Continued ...
- Filing ends with six contested local races
Aledo sets new scoring mark; Not through, yet
Paced by Jess Anders’ three touchdowns, Aledo swamped another playoff foe on Monday, beating Wichita Falls, 69-14.Continued ...
College football - bowl pairings
2013-14 College Football Bowl Schedule
Saturday, Dec. 21
New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque (ESPN)
Washington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6), 1 p.m.
Las Vegas Bowl (ABC)
Fresno State (11-1) vs. Southern Cal (9-4), 2:30 p.m.
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl At Boise (ESPN)
Buffalo (8-4) vs. San Diego State (7-5), 4:30 p.m.
New Orleans Bowl (ESPN)
Tulane (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 8 p.m.Continued ...
Aledo, Ennis to play Saturday at Midlothian
Aledo and Ennis are set to play at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Midlothian in the Class 4A, Division II, state semifinals of the Texas high school football playoffs.Continued ...
Aledo rolls on with 69-14 romp over Coyotes
A 97-yard run by backup running back Isaiah Mallory capped yet another dominating performance by Aledo (14-0), who is still looking for a viable challenger in Class 4A, Division II playoff competition.Continued ...
Bearcats making up for lost time; lead 49-7 at halftime
Nearly midway through the opening quarter in a Class 4A quarterfinal match against Wichita Falls at Waxahachie's Lumpkin Stadium, Aledo's Daythan Davis finished a Bearcats drive with a 3-yard plunge, which opened the floodgates for the Aledo offense. With subsequent TDs on a Luke Bishop to Ryan Newsome pass, a 1-yard run by Jess Anders and blocked punt recovery in the end zone, the Bearcats held a 28-0 lead at the end of the first period.
- Aledo sets new scoring mark; Not through, yet
Pop's Used Books
One look at Pete Rivera and you’ll understand why his business is called “Pop’s Used Books.”Continued ...
- Back home
Christmas is right around the corner and Elizabeth Hall believes she has the perfect gifts for many women.Continued ...
- Pop's Used Books
- Mayberry, Long announce wedding date
Cady Ray Burks’ birth announced
Cady Ray Burks was born Aug. 9, 2013, to Cody and Denise Burks.Continued ...
Griffin, Stinnett to wed Oct. 19
Jeff and Lori Griffin, of Azle, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitnie, to Zach Stinnett, son of Bobby and Marcy Stinnett, of Magnolia, Texas.Continued ...
Turpin, Huffman married in Chandor Gardens ceremony
Sarah Kathryn Turpin, of Weatherford, and Shane Jared Huffman, of Carrollton, were united in marriage the evening of Saturday, March 23, 2013.Continued ...
Ben and Dora Long celebrate 60th wedding anniversary
Ben and Dora Long will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 11.Continued ...
James R. Hicks
James R. Hicks, 52, a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend who will be greatly missed, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.Continued ...
C.A. “Lucky” Isbell
C.A. “Lucky” Isbell, 82, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.Continued ...
- Matthew Wayne Morgan
James R. Hicks
WEATHERFORD — James R. Hicks, 52, a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend, who will greatly missed, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.Continued ...
Rev. George W. Ivy
BIG SPRING – Rev. George W. Ivy died Dec. 4, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Hospital in Big Spring, Texas, at the age of 94.Continued ...
- James R. Hicks
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Smoking ban removes a freedom of choice
Some of my friends say there is a town that still allows freedom of choice. Wisdom from others say, “If you see it in the Democrat, it’s so.” Please tell me the truth – is there a still a town that allows freedom of choice?Continued ...
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- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Smoking ban removes a freedom of choice