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Driver speed, seatbelt compliance surveys show improvements
The Weatherford Police Department utilized grant funding from the Texas Department of Transportation to fund overtime salaries for extra enforcement during the week of the Fourth of July. The extra patrols worked to ensure drivers were complying with posted speed limits, wearing seatbelts and were not driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in an effort to keep our local roadways safe.
CASA announces Advocate of the Quarter
CASA Hope for Children volunteer Sheila Gerrald has been chosen as Advocate of the Quarter for the Second Quarter of 2014.
Phone scam targeting WC students
Weatherford College students are being warned of a potential scam targeting their financial information.
WAA monthly meeting July 28
The Weatherford Art Association’s July meeting will feature Soon Warren as the guest artist demonstrator. The meeting will be on Monday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at 119 Palo Pinto in the Firehouse Art Gallery studio.
WAA winners of Peach Festival Art Show
The Weatherford Art Association announced the winners of the annual Peach Festival Art Show last week at the Firehouse Art Gallery. Local and out of town artists entered over 150 entries for this year’s prizes.
Smith named MSU President’s Distinguished Scholar
Peaster High School graduate Rachel Smith is one of 10 recipients of Midwestern State University’s President’s Distinguished Scholarships.
WPD welcomes new officer Brenner to force
Weatherford Police Department is pleased to welcome a new officer to the force.
Parker County Peach Food Contest winners
Several home cooks were crowned during Saturday’s Peach Food Contest, an outlet of the 30th Annual Parker County Peach Festival.
Millsap High School to host blood drive July 24
MILLSAP – July is a time for red, white and blue. It is a time for splashing in local lakes, and traveling to see sites and loved ones. But for patients needing blood transfusions, it is also a time when the right blood types and blood products need to be on the shelves, so that advanced medical treatments can continue. Carter BloodCare urges members of the community to avoid a blood donation vacation; instead, give before you go.
Extension office summer beading workshop slated for July 30
The Parker County Extension Office will be offering a summer beading workship July 30 from 1-5 p.m. at the extension office.
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