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  • Roommates charged with assaulting each other

    A February knife slashing that reportedly left a Weatherford man with a severed artery started as an argument when a man attempted to evict a woman he believed to be encroaching on his own meth dealing business, according to police, who arrested both of the roommates on assault charges last week.

    April 11, 2014

  • AP: Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking

    State geologists in Ohio believe they have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Utica shale to hydraulic fracturing, and the state says it is issuing new permit conditions in seismic-sensitive areas.

    April 11, 2014

  • Gala - Brad McCoy.jpg WCS Lions’ Gala raises record amount

    The recent Lions’ Gala held at North Side Baptist Church benefiting Weatherford Christian School set an all-time record fundraising high.

    April 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • One college district, one tuition rate

    Weatherford College trustees approved a tuition change that will impact area high school students taking dual-credit courses.

    April 11, 2014

  • Cyclists Robbins.jpg Road Rash a name, not a goal for cycling club

    The condition commonly known as road rash, defined by Merriam-Webster as a skin abrasion that usually involves sliding on a hard, rough surface, has zero appeal.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0411 NASCAR01.jpg Off to the races

    It’s taken some time and a lot of work, but Ted Minor has joined the world of NASCAR.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • John Paul Carter-color.jpg NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: What’s in a name?

    Names are important. When my son, Rush, (who’s named after my father) and his wife, Vanessa, were expecting their third daughter, I gave up on having a male namesake and suggested, in jest, they call her “Johnnie Pauline.”

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • tiscione, lou.jpg TISCIONE: The Christian and the government

    The church in the Old Testament lived under a theocracy. That is, both the church and state were one. God anointed kings. Civil laws and religious laws were one and the same.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_6502.JPG CASA swears in largest advocates class ever

    CASA-Hope for Children recently had one of the largest advocate swearing-in classes in its eight-year history.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Attorneys on brochure.jpg Local attorney, law firm receive national recognition

    Weatherford attorney Mac Smith, of the law firm Vick, Carney & Smith, LLP, has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

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