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Brought in from the cold
BROCK – Helping ice-stranded truckers, motorists and families in sub-freezing temperatures just kind of snowballed for many churches along and near North Texas interstates this past weekend, including Cutting Capital Fellowship Church located off Interstate 20 at FM Road 1189, known locally as the Brock exit.
Ice storm results in nearly 200 EMS calls locally
With streets and roadways covered in ice over the weekend, drivers weren’t the only ones affected by the slick conditions.
Trucker killed in collision with disabled vehicle
CRESSON – The driver of a truck that overturned early Tuesday morning following a collision with another vehicle near Cresson was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neighbors pull man from his burning home
SPRINGTOWN – A Parker County man was injured but managed to escape a fire that quickly claimed his Springtown-area home Monday night.
Weatherford ISD to have two-hour delayed start Wednesday
After monitoring road conditions in our school district this afternoon, administrators determined Weatherford ISD will have a two-hour delayed start on Wednesday.
Christmas Market Place benefiting Parker County Senior Center on Saturday
A Christmas Market Place event benefitting Parker County Senior Center is this Saturday, Dec. 14, at the senior center located at 1225 Holland Lake Drive.
Tuesday's school closings
Weatherford ISD, Weatherford Christian School, Aledo ISD, Brock ISD, Garner ISD, Millsap ISD, Springtown ISD, Poolville ISD and Peaster ISD, along with Weatherford College, have announced they will be closed Tuesday.
Area school districts closed Monday
Concerns over icy roadways Monday morning have led area school disticts to call off school on Monday.
Delivery of Friday, Sunday print editions pushed to Monday
Ongoing icy road conditions have forced another delay in the Weatherford Democrat's production and delivery of the Friday and Sunday editions.
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Protecting backyard ponds, fish during winter
The first thing to do is stop feeding your fish. When the water temperature reaches 55 degrees Fahrenheit and remains there for several days, the fish metabolism slows down and feeding them becomes harmful. Fish cannot digest their food because they do not have a stomach, just a long intestinal tract. The food simply stays in their digestive tract and rots, causing death. I have already stopped feeding my fish and tucked them in for winter.
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