- Front Page
Case overload: County attorney’s office will request another position to help with CPS cases
Parker County Attorney John Forrest will ask county commissioners for additional funds as county budget discussions begin this year; he hopes to hire another attorney to help with an increase in Child Protective Services cases.Continued ...
City to transfer bond funds to cover street project
Per the recommendations of City of Weatherford staff, the Weatherford City Council Tuesday approved an ordinance amending the fiscal year 2014 budget to transfer monies from various bond funds into the general capital improvement projects fund. The reallocation of funds are from bonds designated to various street construction projects and will be consolidated into one more street construction project: the access road between Bethel Road and South Bowie Dr.Continued ...
Firefighter arrested on child sex assault charges
A volunteer Hudson Oaks firefighter is in the Parker County Jail on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted two young relatives over a several year period.
Richard Frederick Adams Sr., 62, arrested Monday, faces two charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, a first-degree felony.Continued ...
Living up to his name
For a dog that has survived all odds, Trooper, a three-legged dog that is now seen at fundraisers and other Weatherford events, really does live up to his nickname, Super Trooper.Continued ...
Couple arrested for stealing from elderly woman
A Weatherford man and woman were arrested last week on charges that they burglarized the house of a woman in a nursing home, making off with books of checks and a rifle found by police during a traffic stop in May.Continued ...
- Case overload: County attorney’s office will request another position to help with CPS cases
- Local News
DAILY RECORD: Marriages and deaths
Marriages and deaths recorded from July 9, 2014, to July 15, 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 ...
Master Gardener training orientation dates set
The Parker County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering a Master Gardener Intern Training Course this fall.Continued ...
Soulis named to Dean’s List at Washington University
ST. LOUIS — Johnathon Taylor Soulis, of Weatherford, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Soulis is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.Continued ...
CASA - Hope for Children unveils new website, videos
CASA-Hope for Children has always been able to help 100% of the neglected and abused children taken into the foster care system, but because of the overwhelming number of children that have been taken into the system that may not be the reality much longer.Continued ...
Driver speed, seatbelt compliance surveys show improvements
The Weatherford Police Department utilized grant funding from the Texas Department of Transportation to fund overtime salaries for extra enforcement during the week of the Fourth of July. The extra patrols worked to ensure drivers were complying with posted speed limits, wearing seatbelts and were not driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in an effort to keep our local roadways safe.Continued ...
- DAILY RECORD: Marriages and deaths
- 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 ...
Ladycats recognized by AISD Board
The Aledo ISD school board honored the Aledo Ladycats 2014 softball team at their last meeting.Continued ...
- Jul 23, 2014
Barry shares top coaching honors
Apparently being lauded for, among other coaching triumphs during the prep baseball season, Class 4A mentors Chad Barry (Aledo) and Wes Kolle (Victoria East) shared the honors of Coach of the Year as selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA)in an announcement released on Wednesday.Continued ...
This date in baseball - July 24
1909 — Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Dodgers struck out 16 batters in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Continued ...
- Jul 22, 2014
Sports writers tag Gough First Team
The Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) chose Brock’s Slaten Gough as First Team shortstop on the Class 2A All-State Baseball Team, released on Tuesday.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 ...
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 ...
Grace House gives second annual scholarship to four graduates
WEATHERFORD — Grace House has awarded the second annual Pure Truth Scholarship to four deserving Parker County graduates – Courtney Cox, graduate of Weatherford High School; Amy Garcia, graduate of Peaster High School; Dylan Burton, graduate of Millsap High School; and Mitchell Coker, graduate of Millsap High School. Twenty-two Parker County seniors applied for the character-based scholarship, which focuses on the students’ active role in being a change agent for their peers.Continued ...
TCA CSAF scholar athlete
WILLOW PARK — The Christian Schools Athletic Fellowship recently selected Trinity Christian Academy’s Emma Quarles as a CSAF Junior High Scholar Athlete.Continued ...
Bonds announce birth of daughter Michelle
Reed and Amanda Bond, of Little Elm, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Michelle Elise Bond, on Sunday, May 18, 2014.Continued ...
- Powell graduates basic training
Lyndia Faye Bullock
FORT WORTH — Lyndia Faye Bullock, 66, beloved mom, granny, daughter, sister and friend, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at home with her family.Continued ...
Jewel Allene Williams
Jewel Allene Williams, 98, of Springtown, passed away Friday afternoon, July 18, 2014, in the local hospital.Continued ...
Ronald Witt Hobbs
Ronald Witt Hobbs, age 79, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Weatherford, Texas.Continued ...
Larry Drew Cook
Larry Drew Cook, 69, of Hudson Oaks, passed away Monday, June 14, 2014. Larry was born Nov. 9, 1944, in Muncie, Indiana, to Mildred and Norman Cook.Continued ...
Ruby Emerson, age 96, entered heaven praising God in the presence of her Savior on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.Continued ...
- Lyndia Faye Bullock
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don't judge a book...
Dear Editor: Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when state representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question and answer session.Continued ...
- NOW HEAR THIS: The blessing of memories
- KELLY: What do you think?
- TISCIONE: Signs and seals
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Response to 'Blame game'
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don't judge a book...