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  • Animal shelter March adoption special

    In keeping with the “March Madness” going on around the country right now, the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter is having an adoption promotion that is simply “mad.”

    March 26, 2014

  • Master Gardeners annual Plant Sale

    The annual Master Gardener Plant Sale is becoming a Parker County tradition. Every spring, the group gathers a list of plants that are proven winners for the area. Some of the plants come from Parker County’s local nurseries, but many of them are grown by the Masters in gardens in Parker County.

    March 26, 2014

  • Course helps teachers integrate ag concepts into curriculum

    Opportunities for teachers who wish to incorporate aspects of agriculture into their normal curriculum are available through the Summer Ag Institute at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. 

    March 25, 2014

  • VBA to compete in national competition

    Students from Victory Baptist Academy in Weatherford will compete against more than 2,000 students from across the country in the upcoming American Association of Christian Schools National Competition, held April 8-10 in Greenville, S.C.

    March 25, 2014

  • Pophin, Tommy.jpg PASTOR POPHIN: The problem of unstable walls

    We need to have a double view of our place in this world. The first view is historical in that we look at how God has worked in history up until now.

    March 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man suffers minor injuries trying to put out fire

    A Parker County man who attempted to put out a fire in his home and auto shop early Thursday morning was transported to the hospital for minor injuries after the fire got out of control and he had difficulty escaping.

    March 20, 2014

  • Jennings, Wesley.jpg Poolville coach, teacher cited for ‘offensive contact’

    POOLVILLE – A Poolville ISD ag teacher and coach was issued a citation for assault this week after he reportedly slapped a 17-year-old female student on the buttocks earlier this month.

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Willow Park council OKs fund issuance for water line replacement project

    WILLOW PARK – Though the ordinance adopted didn’t have the wording city council members had hoped, the Willow Park City Council Tuesday night OK’d issuing certificates of obligation for a $685,000 water line improvement project.

    March 20, 2014

  • IMG_0496.jpg Quilting guild’s annual auction set for April 10

    For several months members of the Quilter’s Guild of Parker County have been working alone and in groups making quilts for the annual quilt auction scheduled for April 10.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_0481.jpg Guild presents family with quilts for new home

    Representatives from the Quilter’s Guild of Parker County were on hand to present quilts to Alisha Evans and her daughter during the dedication of their new home on March 8.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

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