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  • 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

  • Deadline approaching for Teacher Certification Program applications

    The Weatherford College Teacher Certification Program is currently admitting new students for the fall.

    June 30, 2014

  • DPS increasing patrols for 4th of July holiday

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for an 11-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 27 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.

    June 29, 2014

  • Tickets on sale for Buckets and Boots benefit

    PALO PINTO COUNTY — The Buckets and Boots Foundation is hosting its 4th annual Buckets and Boots Benefit bash on Saturday, July 12, at the Rocker B Ranch Amphitheatre in Graford, Texas. All proceeds will benefit the Volunteer Fire Departments from the Palo Pinto County area. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

    June 28, 2014

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