Weatherford Democrat


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to all who help

    Thanks to all the nice people who stop to help me with things I can’t do, as sometimes I need three hands because I always have a cane in one of them.

    March 9, 2014

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

    This is a word we hear a lot these days in political discussion. I thought I would look up the definition of compromise in the Oxford.

    March 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • tiscione, lou.jpg TISCIONE: The love of God

    John 3:16 is now the second most-frequently quoted verse of the Bible. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

    March 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republican propaganda v. Democrat lies

    Some folks prefer lies above all else. On Feb. 23, 2009, President Obama said, “I’m pledging today to cut the deficit that we inherited in half by the end of my first term.”

    March 6, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Live by the Blue Belles creed

    On Jan. 17, there was an article published in the Dallas Morning News that attacked one of the premier organizations in Parker County. The Weatherford Democrat published a similar article on Feb. 5, with a follow up article on Feb. 27.

    March 5, 2014

  • larry jones cropped:color NOW HEAR THIS: Celebrating our independence

    Many of you reading today’s paper will not remember that today is the anniversary of one of boldest steps ever taken by the people of Texas – declaring our independence from Mexico under the centralist military dictatorial rule of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.

    March 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Special Roos make Weatherford proud

    The Weatherford Special Roos, composed of special education students, and an equal number of students with no handicap problems, competed in the National Special Olympics Bowling Tournament at Reno, Nev., this past week.

    March 2, 2014

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Barnwell, Johnson receive writers' support

    I applaud Parker County Treasurer Jenny Barnwell for her efforts to increase the county’s revenue, as evidenced by her recent proposal to commissioners’ court.

    February 28, 2014

  • John Paul Carter-color.jpg NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: Living words upon our hearts

    As the primary elections approach, I feel like I’m awash in endless, irrational political rhetoric and have turned a deaf-ear to it all. In contrast, as I celebrated Presidents’ Day last week, the poetry of Emily Dickinson reminded me of the staying power of our nation’s most important words:

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: JP4 candidates Johnson, Suchocki backed

    I would like to express my support for re-election of Judge Lynn Marie Johnson as Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4.

    February 27, 2014

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