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Trunk full of cash leads to trip to jail
After a traffic stop late Monday night in Parker County, the Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than $54,000 from a man who, DPS says, admitted to trafficking in narcotics for people he met in Mexico.
Easter egg hunt times, locations
Following is information provided to the WD on four local Easter egg hunts and celebrations planned for Friday and Saturday:
No butts about it, smoking ban nears
Weatherford eating establishments have just over a week to get their no smoking signs in place and prepare for the no smoking ordinance enacted by the city council in February to go into effect.
HAMILTON: Government as innovator? You bet!
Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Showing respect
My sister Robbie Benton’s funeral was Friday afternoon at White’s Funeral Home. The gravesite was outside of Mineral Wells. The respect shown by the good folks of Parker County and the surrounding area was overwhelming.
Proposed change in city charter goes before W’ford voters next month
Weatherford residents will have the chance to vote on a pair of charter amendments on Election Day May 10.
Despite cold, peach crops looking rosy
Parker County peach growers won’t know for sure for a few more days, but as of Wednesday, one day after April temperatures plummeted into the low 30s, they’re predicting a good, even rosy, peach harvest for this year’s Parker County Peach Festival.
Wanted sex offender found in Weatherford
A sex offender reportedly sought by Hood County authorities after failing to register as required was found in a Weatherford hotel last week, police say, after exposing himself to an employee.
Animal shelter throwing a party
The Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter made a promise to its staff, volunteers and rescues that if the shelter was able to achieve a 90 percent live release rate by the end of March, the shelter would throw a community-wide party to celebrate its accomplishments.
Weatherford Parks and Recreation officials are looking to renovate two areas to make them more user friendly.
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