WEATHERFORD — Weatherford police were investigating a fatality wreck Thursday night on Interstate 20 between the Center Point bridge and the East Bankhead bridge that was spotted by area workers that evening.
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Commissioners move toward road grant, new website and new policies
Parker County commissioners agreed to pay an Austin firm to pursue a TxDOT grant, authorized Judge Mark Riley to set standards for a new website and organized committees to examine county policies in a short meeting Monday delayed by icy weather.
On a normal day, Weatherford animal control officers don’t have an easy job but two ACOs tackled a particularly grueling task over the icy weekend to ensure the nearly 200 animals in the city’s care were warm and fed.
CASA’s Eighth Annual Breakfast with Santa is Saturday
CASA–Hope for Children’s Annual Breakfast with Santa is Saturday at Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., in Weatherford.
NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: A necktie for Roy – a Christmas story
When we walked into Roy Parnell’s real estate office on the square in Glen Rose almost 40 years ago, we were looking for a little piece of land on the Brazos River. What we found was something far more valuable than the beautiful property he sold us – a priceless friendship with a truly generous man.
Performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is Monday at WC
Weatherford College’s rescheduled performance of G.F. Handel’s “Messiah” is set for Monday, Dec. 16.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Smoke, er, speak for yourself
Banning public smoking isn’t taking away our freedom, it’s simply taking away the risk of killing others around you.
KELLY: What do you think XVlll
The last time Thanksgiving Day and Hanukkah came at the same time was in 1888. This time it was on Nov. 28, 2013. Get this! The next time this will occur will be 79,043 years from now.
Special Christmas church service, events listings
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 Ball St., will put on its live nativity scene this Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The scene will include live animals and soup will be served afterward.
TISCIONE: Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Advent is a season in the church year that was instituted so that Christians would heed the warning of the Prophet Isaiah. “A voice cries: In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” (Isaiah 40:3)
RRC commish says there will be local quake discussion
The Texas Railroad Commission, which regulates the oil and gas industry in Texas and has been asked by local officials to look into whether oil and gas activity may be behind the recent swarm of earthquakes in the Parker County area, may soon ask an outside entity to study the issue.
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