- Sign-ups started for WC book festival
- Reminder: Cleanup day this Saturday
- Commissioners view preliminary redistricting map
- Access roads, U-turn bridge to open next week
Women team up on Habitat home
Crews started construction Wednesday on a new house on North Elm Street, but this is not just any house. This is the seventh home built in Parker County by volunteers with the Trinity Habitat for Humanity since 2007, and this time around all the volunteers are women.
WRMC breaks ground on $22.3 million addition
Though big changes to Weatherford Regional Medical Center were only recently completed, those visiting the hospital can expect to see new major changes at the hospital.
- On a mission to make families
1 in 6 go hungry in Parker County
A first of its kind report shows that one in six Parker County residents are “food insecure,” and half of that population does not qualify for government assistance leaving them to rely on private charities.
This data comes from Map the Meal Gap, a study released by Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. Food insecurity refers to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s measure of lack of access, at times, to enough nutritious food for an active, healthy life for all family members. Any degree of food insecurity can lead to malnutrition and chronic hunger, according to the report.
Weatherford helicopter down, pilot deceased
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler is at the scene of a downed helicopter where it was discovered this morning that the pilot was deceased. The pilot's identity has now been released.
- Burn ban enacted by county
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