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CASA seeks 100 new advocates to represent children in CPS care
In Spanish, casa means home, but for thousands of abused and neglected children, it’s an acronym that has even more meaning – it’s the hope of finally finding a safe, permanent home where they can thrive.Continued ...
Spivack to speak at PCRW event
Parker County Republican Women will have Loren Spivack as the March 13 luncheon meeting guest speaker.Continued ...
Scouting for scouts
Red Steagall is a cowboy poet, singer and songwriter. He is also a former boy scout.Continued ...
Back ‘with a vengeance’
In Andrea Lynn’s mind, “First Monday is back with a vengeance.”Continued ...
State education board candidates in runoff
Tuesday’s voting tallies signified an extremely tight race for State Board of Education District 11 candidates in the Republican primary.Continued ...
- CASA seeks 100 new advocates to represent children in CPS care
- Local News
Area council, school board filings
Filings for school board and city council elections in May ended last Friday. Here are the filings for area city council seats open in May:Continued ...
Chick Days: Raising happy, healthy chicks
For those thinking of raising chickens, those who have chickens and want to get the best eggs for the family or anyone who wants to learn more about chickens and tips on keeping them healthy, Walden Farm and Ranch Supply is hosting seminars on Saturday, March 15, at its Weatherford location, 2551 S. Main St., and Saturday, March 29, at the Millsap location, 201 Fairview Road, for Chick Days. Learn all about what’s best for your chickens and how that can result in delicious eggs.Continued ...
POLICE BLOTTER: Stolen vehicle alert leads to pursuit, arrests
Police responded Friday evening around 5:23 p.m. to a report of a possible stolen vehicle located at a business in the 100 block of Interstate 20 West. An officer found the vehicle with two people inside. As the officer approached the car, it reportedly took off, beginning a high-speed pursuit.Continued ...
WAA February artists of the month
The February meeting of the Weatherford Art Association featured an ‘alla prima’ (completed in one setting) painting session with guest artist Pamela Blaies, a Texas artist, who demonstrated her techniques using oils and a linen canvas to complete a small, still life painting in about an hour.Continued ...
Quilting for comfort
On Feb. 20, the Quilter’s Guild of Parker County met to quilt quilts for the Comfort Quilt Program of the Guild.Continued ...
- Area council, school board filings
- Mar 7, 2014
Weatherford College outclasses Midland in Region V match : Bre Brooks jumpstarts WC offense with 17 first-half points
Beyond Midland College scoring the first points of the contest and playing hard for 40 minutes, there was little else to claim as the Lady Chaparrals were mauled by the Weatherford College Lady Coyotes in a contest much more one-sided than the score indicated.Continued ...
Softball results - Mar 7, 2014
WC softball splits with Grayson
The Weatherford College softball team split with Grayson College at Stuart Field Wednesday, winning 11-2 and then losing 3-1.Continued ...
- Mar 6, 2014
WC takes bevy of All-Conference selectees into Region V tourney: Coyotes’ Vuko nabs top freshman honor on NTJCAC men’s roster
The North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC) released All-Conference selections this week, further confirming reasons for the lofty perch, i.e., the conference championship, the WC women earned.Continued ...
Burrows K’s, Vols errors nail down Roo win in district opener
Junior hurler Beau Burrows fanned 14 Bowie hitters on Tuesday, as the Weatherford Kangaroos varsity opened its 2014 District 3-5A campaign in Arlington on Tuesday. Burrows went the distance in the match and was well-supported by his defense, who played errorless ball.Continued ...
- Mar 5, 2014
Martin holds off Lady Roo rally
In the first of their two district meetings at Lady Roo Field on Tuesday, Arlington Martin’s Lady Warriors held off a Weatherford seventh-inning rally to take the first contest, 6-5.Continued ...
- Feb 2, 2014
Flavors of mexico
Tradition is a big thing in Texas, with flavors and recipes being passed on from generation to generation.Continued ...
- Jan 26, 2014
Tops in Weatherford
The girl with a minor in dance has turned into a major force in dancing locally.Continued ...
- Jan 19, 2014
New manager at Tom's
Tom’s Donuts, located at 408B S. Main St. in Weatherford, has a new management team in place hoping to keep the business doing well.Continued ...
Birth of Rian Butler announced
Steven and Courtney (Winfield) Butler are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Rian Hope Mae, on Nov. 5, 2013, at Weatherford Regional Medical Center.Continued ...
Slocums celebrate golden anniversary
Heidi and Jerry Slocum, of Poolville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 14, at their favorite German restaurant with their family.Continued ...
Reddells celebrating 50 years of marriage
Don and Margaret Reddell are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Continued ...
Charlie and Nelda Sullivan celebrate 70th anniversary
The family of Charlie and Nelda Sullivan will be celebrating the couple’s 70th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, Dec. 14. The come-and-go event will be held in the Weatherford College Doss Student Center’s Allene Strain Room from 1 to 4 p.m.Continued ...
- Mayberry, Long announce wedding date
- Birth of Rian Butler announced
Robert Thomas Middleton
Robert Thomas Middleton, 64, of Weatherford, died Feb. 25, 2014.Continued ...
Paul Phillips, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.Continued ...
Rachel Beth Harris
Rachel Beth Harris, 6 months, our precious baby girl, passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, March 1, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.Continued ...
Alvin Vesta Kubosh
MILLSAP – Alvin Vesta Kubosh, 68, died Feb. 18, 2014, in Fort Worth.Continued ...
Dorothy Lou Curtis
Dorothy Lou Curtis, 86, died Monday, March 3, 2014 in Weatherford.Continued ...
- Robert Thomas Middleton
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Live by the Blue Belles creed
On Jan. 17, there was an article published in the Dallas Morning News that attacked one of the premier organizations in Parker County. The Weatherford Democrat published a similar article on Feb. 5, with a follow up article on Feb. 27.Continued ...
- NOW HEAR THIS: Celebrating our independence
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Special Roos make Weatherford proud
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Barnwell, Johnson receive writers' support
- NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: Living words upon our hearts
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Live by the Blue Belles creed