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  • IMG_1097.jpg Rayne’s riding the road to recovery

    MILLSAP – Almost three years after a bonfire incident nearly took his life, Millsap’s Garrison “Rayne” Newby is on the road to recovery.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Countywide cleanup this weekend

    The Countywide Cleanup is Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at all precinct barns. All Parker County residents are encouraged to clean up their personal property and, if possible, form neighborhood groups to clean and mow roadsides, public areas and assist disabled persons in cleaning around their homes.

    April 4, 2014

  • King, Phil 2013.jpg King named to water desalination committee

    AUSTIN – State Rep. Phil King has been named to the Joint Interim Committee to Study Water Desalination.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sailor memorial.jpg War museum to launch Navy memorial garden

    Sometime around 3 a.m. on June 3, 1969, in the South China Sea just off mainland Vietnam, the USS Frank E. Evans initiated turns for what should have been a routine maneuver to change formations during a training exercise.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • IMG_6633.jpg It’s Up To You – to prevent child abuse and neglect

    April is “Go Blue” month in recognition of awareness and focus on child abuse prevention. Agencies like Child Protective Services, CASA-Hope For Children and law enforcement agencies and courts work to get the word about how to identify child abuse or neglect, and the importance of reporting suspected abuse.

    April 3, 2014 2 Photos

  • IMG_5231.jpg EPA asked to reopen probe into local water contamination

    Congressman Matt Cartwright, of Pennsylvania, and seven other U.S. representatives have signed a letter asking the EPA and its administrator, Gina McCarthy, to reopen its investigations into water contamination issues that are possibly related to oil and gas drilling operations.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • Elvis Poster[1].jpg Put on your blue suede shoes – it’s Elvis time

    There are many Elvis Presley tribute artists, but few are as critically acclaimed as Kraig Parker.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • BRA goes to Stage 2 drought conservation

    The Brazos River Authority is recommending water conservation efforts for The Possum Kingdom-Granbury-Whitney reservoir subsystem.

    April 1, 2014

  • 0402 one Dugan Jr., Jerry.jpg Police foil suspect’s flushing bullets try

    SPRINGTOWN – A man who was arrested Monday night on charges of threatening his girlfriend with a gun had additional felony charges added when, Springtown police say, he attempted to break free at the police station and flush ammunition down the toilet.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • April PC Most Wanted.jpg Parker County Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted – April 2014

    Here is the latest Parker County Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted List. Click the link to see a larger version of this poster. If you know the whereabouts of anyone listed on the poster, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 817-599-5555.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

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