Weatherford Democrat

Top News

July 21, 2013

Street named in honor of Katlic

By BRIAN SMITH

For all his work for American Legion Post 163 and area veterans, Chuck Katlic received a street named after him during a Thursday afternoon ceremony.

Chuck Katlic Lane will forever be known as the street that leads off Cartwright Park Road, where the new Legion post is located, to the building itself. Post Commander Bill Mallory said the street name couldn’t happen to a better guy.

“He’s done more for veterans here at the post or actually and veteran in Parker or Palo Pinto county than anyone I know,” Mallory said of Katlic, a World War II and Battle of the Bulge vet. “He’s helped a number of other people as well and has been an inspiration to me.”

Katlic is part of a number of organizations in and around Weatherford, including driving veterans to and from medical appointments. He also chairs the Weatherford Building and Standards Committee, and is a member of others.

Mallory said County Commissioner Craig Peacock was instrumental in getting Katlic his honor. Katlic was grateful for the street in his honor, with a number of fellow Legion members and their families sharing his joy.

“Thanks for thinking of me,” Katlic said. “I appreciate the work the Legion and the (Ladies) Auxiliary has done.

“We’ve got the best Legion in the state and probably the country.”

1
Text Only
Top News
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee
Poll

The City of Weatherford is considering an ordinance that would ban smoking inside restaurants and enclosed areas where food is prepared, sold or consumed. Do you agree with this proposal?

Yes
No
Undecided
Don't care
     View Results