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  • Childbloom pic 4.jpg Local guitar students perform at Childbloom recital

    Students from the Childbloom Guitar Program of Parker County recently held their annual summer guitar recital at Couts United Methodist Church in Weatherford recently. The evening’s recital featured about 45 students from the surrounding areas of Parker County including Aledo, Weatherford, Brock and Mineral Wells. Performers ranged in age from 5-17 and included wide range of skill levels from beginners to advance. 

    July 8, 2014 3 Photos

  • Roxie Bean Millsap names new elementary assistant principal

    Millsap ISD has announced the selection of Roxie Bean as assistant principal for Millsap Elementary School. Millsap ISD trustees approved Bean’s selection at the regular meeting on June 23.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • DAILY RECORD: Marriages and deaths

    Marriages and deaths recorded from June 25, 2014 to July 1, 2014. 

    July 6, 2014

  • WC to host American Solar Challenge checkpoint

    Weatherford College will host the first checkpoint of the American Solar Challenge 2014 on Monday, July 21.

    July 5, 2014

  • Added police presence for holiday

    Citizens can expect to see more police presence out on the roadways during the upcoming Independence Day holidays thanks to grant funding from the Texas Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Program.  The additional funding will pay overtime salaries for officers to conduct Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) activities including DWI enforcement as well as speed and seatbelt compliance laws.

    July 2, 2014

  • 0702 loc WC stonce.jpg WC student moves across the world and wins World

    A series of challenges attempted to roadblock Tammy Sronce’s life, but she’s overcome every single one of them.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • First Baptist Dennis offers movie showing

    The First Baptist Church of Dennis will offer a free “Summer Sunday Night Movie” Sunday, July 6, beginning at 6 p.m.

    July 1, 2014

  • Peach pageant winners

    July 1, 2014

  • Gas prices lower across the state, says AAA

    IRVING – The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in the Lone Star State is now $3.52, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents higher than one week ago but 16 cents lower than the national average of $3.68.  Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in Dallas are paying the most at $3.58 per gallon while drivers in Corpus Christi are paying the least at $3.42 per gallon.

    July 1, 2014

  • 0527 loc wc guitar.jpg WC guitar instructor judges international competition

    Weatherford College’s newest guitar instructor, Will Douglas, recently returned from Ontario where he assisted in judging the Guitar Hamilton International Guitar Competition where he also led master classes in baroque guitar performance.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

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