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Parolee accused of embezzling $48,000 from Weatherford attorney
A paroled paralegal, accused of embezzling more than $48,000 from a Weatherford attorney since November and leaving behind forged documents affecting at least two clients’ legal cases, is in jail again, facing her fourth felony theft charge in 15 years.Continued ...
Water park burglar sought
Hudson Oaks police are requesting the public’s assistance in catching a burglar who broke into Splash Kingdom Water Park in Hudson Oaks earlier this month.Continued ...
A Purple Heart County
County Judge Mark Riley and Parker County commissioners proclaimed Parker County to be a “Purple Heart County” Monday, honoring local veterans and their families in a special ceremony held in the second floor courtroom of the historic courthouse.Continued ...
WISD to propose tax rate decrease
Weatherford ISD, which is projected to see a rise in property values, is proposing a one-cent tax rate decrease, which would slightly increase taxes for the average homeowner.Continued ...
Illegal indicted for burglary, child indecency
A Parker County grand jury has indicted a man accused of breaking into a Springtown-area home earlier this month and molesting a sleeping 9-year-old girl.Continued ...
- Parolee accused of embezzling $48,000 from Weatherford attorney
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AgriLife to offer parenting classes Aug. 19, 21
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer parenting classes on Aug. 19 and 21, 2014, at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center. The classes will be from 1-5 p.m. each day and will include lunch. The cost to attend the class is $10 per person for the two-day class. Scholarships are available.Continued ...
CASA receives national certification for its efforts
WEATHERFORD – CASA Hope for Children of Parker and Palo Pinto County has just been awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association. This certification recognizes that CASA Hope for Children is in compliance with National CASA’s high standards for quality child advocacy.Continued ...
Weatherford FFA attends state convention in Fort Worth
Members from the Weatherford FFA chapter attended the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention July 14-18 in Fort Worth.Continued ...
DAILY RECORD: Marriages and deaths
Marriages and deaths recorded from July 16, 2014 to July 22, 2014. This information is being provided as a courtesy by the Parker County Clerk. Every effort is made to see that the information is correct and complete. The Parker County Clerk is not responsible should there be an error within the information provided.Continued ...
Dept. of State Health Services releases Aug. schedules
Texas Department of State Health Services immunization clinics for August:Continued ...
- AgriLife to offer parenting classes Aug. 19, 21
- Jul 25, 2014
Weatherford Water Roos send 19 swimmers to TAAF meet
The City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 4 Swimming Championship in Keller on July 19 and 20.Continued ...
Blue Roo 8U win at Granbury
Area all-star teams continue to reap rewards in tournament play, with the latest being the Weatherford Blue 8U All-Star squad.Continued ...
Aledo nine honored at Board gathering
Members of the 2014 Aledo Bearcats state champion baseball team were honored recently at the Aledo ISD board meeting.Continued ...
Summer athletic camps — July/August
Summer athletic camps become a bit more “meaningful” in the late days of July and into August, at least for some high school and middle school athletes.
In most cases, the youth football camps include grades 6 through 8, and though there is no contact involved, some of the instructors of he camp may be getting a preview of the talent coming their way in just a few short weeks.
Team volleyball camps, stretching from grades 4 through 12, provides a segway for many of the campers who will soon be entering workouts for the impending volleyball season.Continued ...
- Jul 24, 2014
Sports in brief - July 25, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says umpires made the correct call when they stopped a game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees because tarp trouble left the field too wet.Continued ...
- May 25, 2014
- Out of the woodwork
- May 18, 2014
- Coffee house has its perks
- May 11, 2014
Rustic meets elegance
People will do just about anything to be closer to their grandchildren. In the case of Steve and Tricia Heflin, it may be a fresh career start.Continued ...
New pastor named to First United Methodist Weatherford
Rev. Stephen Schmidt has been named as senior pastor of First United Methodist Church, Weatherford. He previously served for 12 years at Grace United Methodist Church in Copperas Cove. In all, Rev. Schmidt has spent over 30 years as a Methodist minister.Continued ...
FUMC honors retiring Rev. Glenn Jones
Glenn Jones, Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Weatherford, has retired after serving the church for nine years. Rev. Jones received his call to serve 50 years ago and has served about 16 churches during his tenure.Continued ...
Earls named state pageant finalist
Marlysia Earls is a Texas state finalist in the Junior Teen Division of the National American Miss Pageant to be held July 13 and 14 in Addison. If chosen, she will compete in the national competition held in Anaheim, California, in November. Marlysia will be starting her junior year at Weatherford High School in the fall.Continued ...
Powell graduates basic training
Air Force Airman Ryan R. Powell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Continued ...
Weatherford Art Association June meeting
Local artist James Spurlock demonstrated to a packed house at the June Weatherford Art Association meeting last Monday. Spurlock demonstrated working with water mixable oils and completed a painting during the meeting.Continued ...
- New pastor named to First United Methodist Weatherford
Deanna M. Baker
GRANBURY — Deanna M. Baker, 39, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Granbury.Continued ...
W.L. (Bud) Barber
Winburn Lee Barber, of the Greenwood community, passed from this life on Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born and died in a Parker County farmhouse – 100 years, four months and 15 days apart.Continued ...
Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore
WEATHERFORD — Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore, one year old, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014.Continued ...
WEATHERFORD — Bernice Sipe, 87, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.Continued ...
Grace E. Jones
Grace E. Jones, 91, died Monday, July 21, 2014.Continued ...
- Deanna M. Baker
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Now is the time for all good men...
When man’s greed, desire for riches, power and control of our nation become greater than their love of humanity and our country, by constantly fomenting discord and hate among the citizens, warmongering and constantly talking of wars against other nations - it is putting political ideology before the welfare of citizens and country. It is time for We the People to take a good look at these men involved - no matter their status in our nation, we call the United States of America and decide whether or not they deserve the privilege and sanctuary of our nation.Continued ...
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