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  • 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

  • 0319 loc pet of the week.jpg Playful Patrick the pick for pet of the week

    Meet “Patrick,” a most playful Pet of the Week.

    March 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • JH Regional 3-8-14.JPG Poolville math, science students advance to state

    The Poolville Junior High Math and Science Team competed at Azle High School March 8 at the Regional Qualifier. Ten Poolville students attended the meet in an opportunity to qualify for state competition, competing against fellow 1A schools.  

    March 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Global simulcast event with best-selling author Shirer April 5

    ALEDO – LifeWay Christian Resources is slated to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla Shirer live from New Orleans, La., on April 5.

    March 18, 2014

  • 0316 loc bluebonnets master gardener.JPG ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Emerging bluebonnets

    Despite this cold winter, bluebonnets have germinated. They are now about 4 inches in diameter and an inch or two high. They can be recognized by the flat appearance at this stage and oval leaves.

    March 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0316 loc dickey military.jpg Local airman earns honor

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeremy Dickey recently received “Warrior of the Week” honors from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, based in Alaska but currently operating in the Middle East.

    March 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0316 loc Kori Green.jpg Green named honorary race Komen chair

    FORT WORTH – Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth Affiliate announced last week that Kori Green, philanthropist, mother and wife of country musician Pat Green, will serve as the 2014 honorary chair for the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure.

    March 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chamber’s ‘Spring Swing’ golf tourney April 17

    The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spring Swing Golf Tournament is set for Thursday, April 17, at the beautiful Sugar Tree Golf Club in Dennis.

    March 15, 2014

  • Dowis, Douglas.jpg Arrest ends standoff with armed man

    PARKER COUNTY – A man accused of breaking into a neighbor’s house in northeast Parker County and threatening to shoot him was arrested Wednesday night after a brief standoff with deputies.

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

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