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SPRINGTOWN – After finding that a breaker manufactured by a company with a history of issues contributed to a house fire Friday, Parker County Fire Marshal Shawn Scott is urging Parker County residents with Federal Pacific Electric Stab-Lok circuit breakers to call an electrician and get them checked for safety.
Renfro withdraws; Dugan wins nomination
Parker County Commissioner Dusty Renfro officially withdrew from the runoff election for Precinct 4 commissioner Sunday, March 9, apparently handing his job to the candidate he’s backed since December: Precinct 4 foreman Steve Dugan.
Arsonist handed prison term
A man accused of burning down his ex-girlfriend’s former home was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty last week to arson of a building.
Weatherford ISD talks House Bill 5
Weatherford ISD administrators Thursday presented board trustees with details regarding House Bill 5, which was passed last year and has taken effect in the 2013-14 school year.
United Way dresses for success with third annual fashion event
One of the main missions of the United Way of Parker County is to support the community. Friday afternoon, it was the other way around, as close to 200 people filled up Central Christian Church for the third annual Compassion with Fashion lunch and fashion show.
Brock-area ambulance service a go
BROCK – Moving past a flap between ESD No. 9, the Parker County Hospital District last week took another step toward building an ambulance station to serve Brock and other parts of western Parker County.
Suspect who fled trial gets prison terms upon return
A man who walked out of his trial and fled to the Midwest when a judge ordered a urinalysis test was sentenced to a lengthy stay in prison Monday for bail jumping.
The case of the purloined purple potty
A purple toilet isn’t a sight that you would typically see in someone’s front yard.
Meet before taking seat?
The Parker County Hospital District Board of Directors recently delayed appointing a board member to represent Precinct 2 after one board member voiced concerns about the process used to select a candidate from the applicant pool.
CASA seeks 100 new advocates to represent children in CPS care
In Spanish, casa means home, but for thousands of abused and neglected children, it’s an acronym that has even more meaning – it’s the hope of finally finding a safe, permanent home where they can thrive.
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