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  • I-20 overlay funding approved

    PARKER COUNTY — In an ongoing effort to improve safety, the Texas Transportation Commission approved a $2 million project on I-20 from Patrick Creek, west of Dennis Road, to Ric Williamson Memorial Highway.

    April 3, 2014

  • Meals on Wheels seeks matching grant donations

    Weatherford/Parker County Committee on Aging officials are looking for donations to help their Meals on Wheels program, but not in the way you might think.

    April 2, 2014

  • Updated property tax info available for Texas taxpayers

    New and updated property tax information has just been compiled by Parker County Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers. This property tax information is current and covers a wide range of topics, such as taxpayer remedies, exemptions and appraisals and is of value to select groups such as disabled veterans and persons who are 65 years of age or older.

    April 2, 2014

  • Controlled burning planned at Fort Wolters throughout April

    The Texas Military Forces, in partnership with the Texas Forest Service, are scheduled to conduct prescribed burns within training areas on Fort Wolters, a Texas Army National Guard Training Facility, in Mineral Wells and western Parker County, beginning today and continuing through the end of the month, weather permitting.

    April 1, 2014

  • 0330 loc WC speech contest.jpg Green wins speech contest

    Four students competed in the annual Joe Tison Outstanding Speech Student Competition on the Weatherford College campus Tuesday afternoon. Shelbie Green won with a speech on the dangers of the beauty industry on the self-esteem of women and young girls.

    March 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0327 one WCS car.jpg WCS holding fundraiser for gym

    Weatherford Christian School recently accepted a gift to put them one step closer to finishing the Greg Welch Gymnasium, located at the secondary campus at 2300 Ranger Highway.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vickie Durant WC announces alumni honorees

    Vickie Durant, Jamie Bodiford Brinkley, Kenton Harvey and Gary Snow will receive special recognition at the upcoming Weatherford College Alumni Awards Luncheon scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, in the Doss Student Center.

    March 27, 2014 4 Photos

  • 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

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