More than 600 children with Down’s Syndrome and their families came out to the B&B Ranch Saturday for the annual Down Syndrome Roundup. Kids took part in fishing, a petting zoo, games, pony rides and a barbeque meal featuring hamburgers and hot dogs.
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Azle couple charged with leaving child in car outside bar
A couple who, police say, left their 12-year-old son in the car while getting drunk at a Reno bar Friday night were charged with endangering their child.
Burglary suspects caught after stop for unlit license plate
Three men police believe burglarized a Willow Park convenience store early Monday morning didn’t make it far.
Annetta gets A+ bond rating
Annetta’s general obligation bond rating has improved significantly, jumping several levels of creditworthiness from the rating the city received last year.
Q&A: The race for WISD Place 6
MEET THE 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 6 of the Weatherford ISD school board.
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.
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