Weatherford Democrat


  • 0912 one bday wm j kelly 2013 mug.jpg KELLY: What do you think?

    Fine dining was really not difficult to find back in the ’30s and ’40s. Today it is almost impossible to find that type of restaurant.

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • tiscione, lou.jpg TISCIONE: The straw dog

    “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.” (John 4:23)

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hamilton, Lee.jpg OPINION: Fixing Congress

    These are hard times for Congress. Its approval ratings have seen a bump from their historic lows of a few months ago, but it’s a small one. Our representative democracy’s keystone political institution is widely derided as ineffective, unproductive, irrelevant, and sadly out of touch.

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Color of dogs’ tails

    Mr. May, I read your article in the March edition of “Your Family” magazine and found it interesting, some of which was similar to my experiences in politics. I spent the first 17 years of my life in Oklahoma and did not know but one person that publicly admitted to being a Republican.

    March 20, 2014

  • larry jones cropped:color NOW HEAR THIS: Rag-pickers and other ‘pore’ folk

    A few years ago, my daughter, Lori, was going through a box containing some of her late mother’s belongings, and she made an interesting discovery. Carefully tucked away in this assortment of items was a bundle of fabric pieces cut out and intended to eventually be part of a quilt top for my son, Doug.

    March 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A kind and timely gesture

    On Wednesday, my husband, adult son and I were eating dinner at a restaurant in Weatherford. It had been a long, busy day, topped off by trying to find an affordable car for my son, since he has developed serious mechanical problems.

    March 16, 2014

  • John Paul Carter-color.jpg NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: How does your garden grow?

    My garden has been plowed since January, but because of the cold weather and cedar allergy the only things I’ve planted are onions. (And I’m waiting to see if they survived this last freeze.) The way the weather has been, I’m hesitant to buy and set out tomato and jalapeño plants until after Easter.

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • VIEWPOINT: Don’t reward corporations for bad behavior

    With any opportunity that seems too good to be true, there is often a fatal flaw.

    March 14, 2014

  • Hammond, Bill.jpg We need permitting predictability in Texas

    We always like to think that things are better in Texas. Certainly, Texas has a well-deserved reputation as a great place to do business.

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • larry jones cropped:color NOW HEAR THIS: Put a muffler on it

    I suppose I live a somewhat pampered life down on the “pore farm” – far away from the noise, traffic and hustle and bustle of urban life. For me it is a wonderful thing and a blessing to savor.

    March 9, 2014 1 Photo

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