SLIDESHOW: 66th Annual Parker County Frontier Days Rodeo Parade
Dozens of entries took part in Wednesday's 66th Annual Parker County Frontier Days Rodeo Parade along South Main Street, ending at Cherry Park. Here is a collection of photos from the parade.
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Animal shelter throwing a party
The Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter made a promise to its staff, volunteers and rescues that if the shelter was able to achieve a 90 percent live release rate by the end of March, the shelter would throw a community-wide party to celebrate its accomplishments.
Weatherford Parks and Recreation officials are looking to renovate two areas to make them more user friendly.
Parker County man killed in single-vehicle wreck
A 60-year-old Parker County man was killed around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of FM Road 3325, also known as Farmer Road.
Catching some fun at KidFish
“Is there anything better than spending time with your kids and teaching them the joys of fishing?” James Shaker, a lifetime Weatherford resident, asked Saturday. “I don’t think so.”
Fund set up for family after losing home
Two streets down and hours after many members of the East Parker County community gathered April 5 to present a new home built with donations to a local family in need, another family in the West Oak subdivision lost their home to a fire and is now in need of support from the community.
County wins grant, approves road plan
New funding to improve county roads and a new plan to rank them according to their need for repair moved forward hand-in-hand at Monday’s Parker County Commissioners’ Court meeting.
WC’s new Allied Health Building nears completion
Construction crews are in high swing as the completion date for Weatherford College’s new Don Allen Allied Health Building nears.
Keeping alive the story of Mary Martin
Mary Martin historian George Dansker gave a heartwarming lecture about the Weatherford-born Broadway actress many didn’t know during a fundraising dinner honoring her 100th birthday Thursday night.
Assessing the needs
For the last few weeks, Weatherford ISD has had some new faces on campuses as engineers and architects of Huckabee & Associates have busily been assessing district facility needs.
AP: Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking
State geologists in Ohio believe they have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Utica shale to hydraulic fracturing, and the state says it is issuing new permit conditions in seismic-sensitive areas.
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