SLIDESHOW: Second Annual Boomin' 4th
Here is a slideshow of pictures from the Second Annual Boomin' 4th fireworks event that took place July 4, 2013, at Voyles Park in Hudson Oaks, sponsored by the City of Hudson Oaks and East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.
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Interactive reading program comes to Curtis
A new reading trend has been sweeping the country — Wandoo Planet, an interactive reading program that allows kids to choose books based on their interests.
Springtown drainage project to cost less
Parker County commissioners, who recently learned that the first phase of the Springtown Main Street drainage project will cost $400,000 less than engineers have estimated, have voted to revise the total budget from $2.2 million to $1.4 million and adjust the county’s 50 percent cost-share agreement with the City of Springtown so each entity pays $700,000 instead of $1.1 million.
WHS student killed in single-vehicle wreck
A Weatherford High School junior involved in a single-vehicle crash Thursday died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.
Is opting out an option?
One local parent has taken it upon herself to make her voice heard. Michelle Osterkamp, who has two children attending Mary Martin Elementary, began to research the opt-out method after talking with some of her teacher friends.
Canyon West to host Taste of Parker County
Prepare your taste buds, because the sixth annual Taste of Parker County is just a few short weeks away, and this year’s event has moved to a larger location to accommodate even more great eats and treats.
Members of the United States Air Force Cycling Team, preparing to participate in the 12th annual Ride for Heroes in Aledo Saturday, met Friday with their supporters — members of the Bush Legacy Republican Women of Weatherford — for a pre-ride photo shoot at the historic courthouse followed by pre-ride carbo loading at Milano’s in Willow Park.
Q&A: Aledo City Council Place 2 candidates
With some contested races in area school board and city council races on the May 10 ballots, the WD will provide a closer look at some of those through a question-and-answer feature with the candidates. Early voting begins April 28. Today we look at the candidates running for Place 2 on Aledo City Council.
Heroes riding for heroes
The 12th annual Ride for Heroes bike ride this Saturday in Aledo will include some VIPs: members of the United States Air Force Cycling Team.
Little league makes pitch to city for lower user fees
Weatherford Little League officials have asked the city to lower user fees to the league.
Trunk full of cash leads to trip to jail
After a traffic stop late Monday night in Parker County, the Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than $54,000 from a man who, DPS says, admitted to trafficking in narcotics for people he met in Mexico.
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