WOMAN ACCUSED OF THEFT
A man living in the 200 block of College Park Drive said a woman, while at his residence Thursday morning, took his cell phone and a debit card, using the card several times to make unauthorized charges totaling $250.
DWI, RESISTING ARREST
A driver called Weatherford police Thursday to the 1700 block of South Main Street to investigate a possibly intoxicated driver who was reportedly swerving in the roadway and whose pickup nearly hit the caller’s vehicle. The suspect’s vehicle was stopped and the driver, James Vernon Smith, 49, of Weatherford, was determined to be driving while intoxicated. He also resisted offers, according to WPD reports. Smith remained in Parker County Jail on Saturday under bonds totaling $4,500 on charges of DWI and resisting arrest or transport.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT ARREST
Parker County sheriff’s deputies were called late Thursday morning to a residence in the 300 block of Pickard Lane in reference to a domestic disturbance. There deputies met with a 29-year-old man who said his girlfriend, Kati Jo Martin, 25, hit him in the head with an unknown object and scratched him in the face. Martin was arrested for misdemeanor assault causing bodily injury to a family member. She was placed in Parker County Jail under $2,500 bond on that charge and $2,000 bond on a theft charge filed in McLennan County.
WOMAN ACCUSED OF THEFT
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Women + Wealth + Wisdom set for March 25
MINERAL WELLS – Several area businesswomen are coming together to provide a program that’s unique to women. Presented by Corner Post Financial Planning, Women + Wealth + Women encourages women to take care of themselves and their finances.
Count of area homeless youth begins Monday
ACH Child and Family Services, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, Crossroads Youth Ministries of Parker County and University of Texas-Arlington are conducting the first ever youth count in Tarrant and Parker counties for unaccompanied youth, ages 13-24, in unstable living arrangements (i.e., shelters, streets, couch surfing).
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poolville math, science teams compete
The Poolville Junior High Math and Science Team competed in Wichita Falls, at City View Junior High, on Feb. 22. Twelve students attended the meet with about 200 other students. This was the first qualifying meet. Team members have two more chances to advance to the state competition.
PASTOR POPHIN: How to wait on God
I’m a time-conscious kind of person. My father instilled in me the quality that I was not only to be where I was supposed to be on time, but I was to get there early.
Airman Kendrick completes basic
Air Force Airman Cameron S. Kendrick graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
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