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Teen driver facing charge in fatal wreck
The 19-year-old driver involved in a single-vehicle wreck near Brock last week has been charged with driving while intoxicated and may face additional charges following the Tuesday death of a 16-year-old teen injured in the crash, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.Continued ...
Weatherford boy dies following wreck near Brock
A 16-year-old Weatherford teen injured in a single-vehicle wreck near Brock last week died Tuesday afternoon at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.
Jordan Paredes, reported by relatives to be in a coma following the wreck, was pronounced dead shortly after 2 p.m. in the trauma intensive care unit, the medical examiner reported.Continued ...
SHIPPING OUT: DAR members donate to help troops at airport
The Daughters of the American Revolution is all about supporting the military and Saturday morning, District II of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution gathered for a district workshop meeting and to contribute to the United Service Organizations Inc.’s Treats for Troops, which distributes snacks and refreshments to military members traveling through the DFW Airport.Continued ...
HO council talks water rate increase
At a regular Hudson Oaks City Council meeting Thursday, Hudson Oaks Assistant City Administrator Chad Janicek presented the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. As a part of the proposal, Janicek presented the council with proposed water utility rate increases, some of which, if approved, would take effect at the beginning of the 2015 fiscal year in October. The second half would take effect in the coming years, still to be determined. As a result, the proposed rate adjustment will occur in two phases.Continued ...
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 ...
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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 29, 2014
This date in baseball - July 30
1917 — Ty Cobb, Bobby Veach and Ossie Vitt each went 5-for-5 in Detroit’s 16-4 win over Washington.
1933 — Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.
- Jul 25, 2014
Brock head coaches stand pat
BROCK — After a another successful year of athletic campaigns helped position Brock in the top ten of the Lone Star Cup, the Brock ISD head coaching staff will enter the new school year with all (familiar) hands on board, much to the joy of its administrators.Continued ...
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 ...
- May 25, 2014
- Out of the woodwork
- May 18, 2014
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- 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
Joyce Mae Brown
Joyce Mae Brown, 82, died Friday, July 25, 2014.Continued ...
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 ...
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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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