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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.
Even as a fifth grader, news of president’s death hit hard
I was a student in Ms. Colgin’s fifth-grade class at the “rock school,” the local moniker for Azle ISD’s elementary and junior high campus, when Principal Copeland made the announcement over the intercom that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas.
Wright: ‘He was truly a beloved president’
The name Jim Wright is known in wide political circles, from the Metroplex all the way to Washington D.C. The Weatherford College alumni and former Weatherford mayor, who was a member of the House of Representatives, as well as Speaker of the House from 1967-1969, served under eight presidents in total.
Grand jury meets, returns felony indictments
A Parker County Grand Jury returned the following felony indictments Thursday:
‘Art in the Barn’ to help animals in the shelter
For the first time in 13 years, a Weatherford artisan group will be donating proceeds from their annual sale this weekend to a group that can use it.
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