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RRC commish says there will be local quake discussion
The Texas Railroad Commission, which regulates the oil and gas industry in Texas and has been asked by local officials to look into whether oil and gas activity may be behind the recent swarm of earthquakes in the Parker County area, may soon ask an outside entity to study the issue.Continued ...
IT'S A BET! Parker, Ellis county judges agree to a wager on Aledo-Ennis semifinal game
Not much is bigger than Texas high school football and the upcoming state playoff battle between Aledo and Ennis has led to a friendly wager between Parker County Judge Mark Riley and Ellis County Judge Carol Bush.Continued ...
Fifty felines removed from woman’s home
A 50-cat seizure has Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter officials offering a special deal on felines through Saturday.Continued ...
Parker County Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted for December
Here is the latest Parker County Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted List. Click the link to see a larger version of this poster. If you know the whereabouts of anyone listed on the poster, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 817-599-5555.Continued ...
Step into Bethlehem
WEATHERFORD – Tammy Lane Productions, creators of “Mission Reality” and other Christian-based productions, is once again bringing the spirit of the first Christmas to its one-of-a-kind first century village called Capernaum, located north of Weatherford.Continued ...
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Performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is Monday at WC
Weatherford College’s rescheduled performance of G.F. Handel’s “Messiah” is set for Monday, Dec. 16.Continued ...
Special Christmas church service, events listings
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 Ball St., will put on its live nativity scene this Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The scene will include live animals and soup will be served afterward.Continued ...
TISCIONE: Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Advent is a season in the church year that was instituted so that Christians would heed the warning of the Prophet Isaiah. “A voice cries: In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” (Isaiah 40:3)Continued ...
Delayed parade reset for Saturday morning
The 23rd Annual Gov. Samuel W.T. Lanham Sons of the Confederate Army’s Christmas parade is this coming Saturday.Continued ...
TOTS kicks off ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Thursday
Delayed by last weekend’s ice storm, Theatre Off The Square tonight will open the third production of its fall mini season, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”Continued ...
- Performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is Monday at WC
Prep football playoff pairings
CLASS 5A DIVISION I
DeSoto (14-0) vs. Allen (14-0)
2 p.m. Saturday at Mesquite Memorial Stadium
Pearland (13-1) vs. SA Madison (11-3)
3 p.m. Saturday, Waco ISD StadiumContinued ...
Sports briefs - December 12, 2013
Lady Roos fall in district opener
The Weatherford varsity girls hosted Arlington Lamar in one of the few area games played on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Vikes in the District 3-5A premier, 53-39.Continued ...
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 ...
- Prep football playoff pairings
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 ...
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- 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 ...
Orville W. Massie
Orville W. Massie, 86, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Haltom City, Texas.Continued ...
Rudolfo “Rudy” Avalos
Rudolfo “Rudy” Avalos, 76, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family.Continued ...
Amy Lynn Roland
Amy Lynn Roland, 38, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.Continued ...
Thomas “Tommy” Ory
Thomas “Tommy” Ory, devoted husband, father and grandfather, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home in Weatherford.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 ...
- Orville W. Massie
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Smoke, er, speak for yourself
Banning public smoking isn’t taking away our freedom, it’s simply taking away the risk of killing others around you.Continued ...
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