Weatherford High School students were treated to a red carpet entrance prior to Prom, held Saturday at the high school cafeteria. Check out photos from ‘An Evening of Opulence’ on our SmugMug page at http://weatherforddemocrat.com/photos.
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Living up to his name
For a dog that has survived all odds, Trooper, a three-legged dog that is now seen at fundraisers and other Weatherford events, really does live up to his nickname, Super Trooper.
Couple arrested for stealing from elderly woman
A Weatherford man and woman were arrested last week on charges that they burglarized the house of a woman in a nursing home, making off with books of checks and a rifle found by police during a traffic stop in May.
Powered by the sun
About a half dozen solar-powered cars racing cross county began arriving in Weatherford late Monday afternoon.
Becoming tech savvy
Monday afternoon, Weatherford Public Library was home to local teens with a “techie” appetite. As a part of the library’s Young Adult Summer Reading Club, the library hosted a Teen Tech Challenge was hosted to inspire teens with desires of becoming animators and designers. Beyond just technology as a draw, those with a creative mind or a passion for storytelling were also invited.
A case for comfort
Weatherford’s VFW Post 4746 R.D. Nelson Memorial and Guardians of the Children motorcycle club gave Hope for Tomorrow employee Heather Dezomits a helping hand Saturday when she introduced Operation Sweet Cases, a program designed to give foster kids a place to store their belongings as they travel from placement to placement.
Purple Heart recipients wanted
Parker County Judge and Commissioners Court are encouraging all local Purple Heart recipients to attend commissioners court on Monday, July 28, at 10 a.m., as the court designates Parker County a “Purple Heart County.”
As has become a yearly routine, Cherry Park lifeguards and first responders teamed up Friday to conduct a safety drill in response to a simulated drowning.
WISD board preps for bond survey
In preparation for a bond election, the Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees Thursday approved contracting with a firm to conduct a survey of Weatherford ISD voters.
Open for doggy business
Tag Hooks, 6, stands in front of Weatherford’s newest park facility, a dog park named after his grandmother, Patsy Hooks, who died in December.
Residents in Parker County experienced quite a bit of rain early Thursday morning.
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