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Shop for an ‘Angel’ this year
While out playing Santa this weekend for family and friends, you might consider playing Santa for one of the community’s less fortunate children.
Gobbling up a few more bucks this year
WACO – If you have done all your grocery shopping for Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner, you might have noticed the costs for a traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 is up a little more than 4 percent from last year, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau 2013 Thanksgiving Meal Report.
PARKER COUNTY – Two earthquakes shook northeast Parker County early Saturday and Monday mornings, bringing the total number of earthquakes this month in the Azle area to 14.
Aledo council OKs new care center
The Aledo City Council moved forward Thursday on a proposed assisted-living facility to be built in downtown Aledo.
Hudson Oaks OKs utility transfer
HUDSON OAKS — Hudson Oaks City Council member approved an amendment to the water and sewer utility agreement with the town of Annetta that will relieve the city of operation responsibilities.
Preparations for Courthouse Tree Lighting ceremony continue
The public is invited to participate in the Parker County Courthouse Christmas Lighting Ceremony set for 7 p.m. next Saturday, Nov. 30.
WCS receives $250K gift for new ed facility
Weatherford Christian School’s Head of School Courtney McKeown announced Thursday night the school has received a $250,000 anonymous gift to go toward construction of a new educational wing that will house students in grades four through eight beginning in the fall of 2014.
Aledo asks for district change
ALEDO – Aledo ISD Superintendent Dr. Derek Citty told the board Nov. 18 that he has submitted a formal request to UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt asking him to consider putting Aledo ISD into a different competitive district for the next couple years.
Weather wallop in store for Sunday into Monday
Parker and surrounding counties are included in a winter storm warning in effect from 6 a.m. Sunday to noon Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
With today’s anniversary of the assassination of the nation’s 35th president, John F. Kennedy, approaching, Weatherford resident Althea Connally remembered a letter she saved written by her late husband, Bob Carlson, to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy five days after the president’s death.
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