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Garner student named one of top young artists
Lily Youngblood, a Garner Elementary first grade student, was recently honored as one of the top 100 young artists in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association. Lily and her parents, Kristi and Clay Youngblood, traveled to the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum in Austin where students from across Texas came together for the award ceremony and reception.
WCPAAA awards recipients at annual ceremony
In recognition on National Volunteer Week, the Weatherford Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association held their Annual Awards ceremony April 9 at the city council chambers. Presidential Service awards were given out to members as well as years of service awards, followed up by a presentation of volunteer hours for 2013 to the City of Weatherford.
DAR hosts Good Citizen Award and chapter scholarship
The Weatherford Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosted their annual luncheon March 25 at North Side Baptist Church in Weatherford, with 48 students, parents and grandparents, teachers and members attending.
PASTOR POPHIN: Hallelujahs to hisses
I graduated from Baylor University in 1983. My mother worked as a cashier for Baylor from 1970 until 1995. She became the assistant head cashier and scholarship clerk many years before her retirement.
Barnwell completes Basics of County Investments course
Honorable Jenny Barnwell, Parker County treasurer, has completed the Basics of County Investments course presented by the Texas Association of Counties.
CASA volunteer advocate training begins April 28
Persons interested in becoming a volunteer advocate for abused and/or neglected children are invited to CASA-Hope For Children’s training that begins April 28.
Alzheimer’s group to screen ‘Angel’s Perch’ locally
The Alzheimer’s Association–North Central Texas Chapter will screen “Angel’s Perch” this Wednesday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford.
Man charged with severely beating border collie
A Parker County man was arrested Thursday after he was accused of beating a border collie with a metal bucket, breaking several of the animal’s front teeth.
Roommates charged with assaulting each other
A February knife slashing that reportedly left a Weatherford man with a severed artery started as an argument when a man attempted to evict a woman he believed to be encroaching on his own meth dealing business, according to police, who arrested both of the roommates on assault charges last week.
Police called to report of assault
South Brazos Street and Live Oak Lane residents reported seeing a significant police presence in their neighborhood late Wednesday night.
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