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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.
This time, Riley cruises past McKay in judge’s race
County Judge Mark Riley knocked it out of the park against challenger Cary McKay in final but unofficial returns in Tuesday night’s Republican primary, securing 62 percent of the total votes cast with a final count of 7,524 to 4,670.
Vinson, Hollis in JP3 runoff; Johnson wins JP4 race
Easily beating her opponent with more than 69 percent of the vote, according to final unofficial results, incumbent Lynn Marie Johnson was chosen by voters as the Republican candidate for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4.
Dugan, Renfro in runoff for Pct. 4 Commissioner
The three-way race for Precinct 4 commissioner will end in a May 27 Republican primary runoff with front-runner Steve Dugan — who received 1,776 votes — facing incumbent Dusty Renfro, a candidate who told voters he didn’t want the job but got 1,213 votes anyway. Fred Hammons received 704 votes.
Barnwell edges Vick; Brunson claims win
Running for an office that counts money, Parker County Treasurer candidate Dedra Vick might still be counting votes today.
POLICE BLOTTER: Stolen vehicle alert leads to pursuit, arrests
Police responded Friday evening around 5:23 p.m. to a report of a possible stolen vehicle located at a business in the 100 block of Interstate 20 West. An officer found the vehicle with two people inside. As the officer approached the car, it reportedly took off, beginning a high-speed pursuit.
Election day in state, local primary elections Tuesday
The time for talk is almost over. Tuesday is Election Day for the Republican and Democratic primaries.
EXTENSION NEWS: When thirsty, think water first
If you have kids or other family members who don’t drink enough water, you should encourage them. Rather than choosing a soda or fruit drinks to quench a thirst, choose water first.
Local gridder receives invite to FBU camp
Weatherford resident Blaze Jones may have been the focus of a bit of subterfuge recently, but it was certainly a very pleasant surprise.
VETERANS’ CORNER: VA introducing new ID cards
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the phased roll out of newly designed, more secure Veteran Health Identification Cards. The new cards are distinguished by additional security features and will have a different look and feel.
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