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  • 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 www.BucketsandBoots.com.

    June 28, 2014

  • Residents urged to use caution during 4th of July

    The Weatherford Fire and police departments would like to remind area residents to be cautious and compliant with the laws during the upcoming 4th of July holiday. Each year those departments answer numerous complaints regarding individuals shooting off fireworks throughout the city.

    June 28, 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 27, 2014

  • 0526 loc lions club scholarship.jpg Noon Lions Scholarship awarded

    Carly Good, a 2014 Weatherford High School senior,  has been selected to receive the “Larry Mangrem” Noon Lions Scholarship to the University of Texas.  Carly is the first recipient of this scholarship.  

    June 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0626 loc lions club members.jpg Charles Swancy Award recipients

    David Rothrock and Bob Glenn received the prestigious Charles Swancy Award. Known for setting a standard of service in the Noon Lions Club, Charles Swancy had perfect attendance for over 40 years during his time in the Noon Lions Club of Weatherford. The club wanted to honor his service and created this award. The club has been honoring those who reach 30 or more years as a member.

    June 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • _ZEP0113.jpg WC Workforce and Continuing Ed celebrates with graduation

    Weatherford College’s Workforce and Continuing Education Department had a full house at their spring graduation ceremony held on June 5 in the Alkek Fine Arts Center.

    June 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Azle Minor Care now open

    AZLE — Azle Minor Care is now open in its new location and ready to care for residents of Azle and surrounding communities. Now located in the medical office building at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, the clinic is designed to be an additional after-hours resource for patients to be treated for a variety of conditions that range from minor lacerations to flu-like symptoms. Clinicians are also qualified to perform school physicals.

    June 27, 2014

  • Red Cross issues 4th of July safety steps

    For the Fourth of July weekend, the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend.

    June 27, 2014

  • Ruiz named to McPherson honor roll

    McPherson College has recognized its highest academic achievers for the 2013-2014 academic year with their honor roll and honorable mention students. To qualify for the honor roll, students must be a full-time student and earn a grade point average of 3.55 or higher during the previous term. 

    June 27, 2014

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