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  • CASA logo panel.jpg CASA volunteer advocate training begins April 28

    Persons interested in becoming a volunteer advocate for abused and/or neglected children are invited to CASA-Hope For Children’s training that begins April 28.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alzheimer’s group to screen ‘Angel’s Perch’ locally

    The Alzheimer’s Association–North Central Texas Chapter will screen “Angel’s Perch” this Wednesday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford.

    April 12, 2014

  • Man charged with severely beating border collie

    A Parker County man was arrested Thursday after he was accused of beating a border collie with a metal bucket, breaking several of the animal’s front teeth.

    April 11, 2014

  • 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

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