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Utilities for youth sports complex OK’d
Weatherford Municipal Utility Board members approved extending a wastewater line that will enable construction of a ballpark for physically and mentally challenged kids.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Barnwell, Johnson receive writers' support
I applaud Parker County Treasurer Jenny Barnwell for her efforts to increase the county’s revenue, as evidenced by her recent proposal to commissioners’ court.
NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: Living words upon our hearts
As the primary elections approach, I feel like I’m awash in endless, irrational political rhetoric and have turned a deaf-ear to it all. In contrast, as I celebrated Presidents’ Day last week, the poetry of Emily Dickinson reminded me of the staying power of our nation’s most important words:
Grace House to benefit from salon’s ‘re-opening’
It’s not often businesses have more than one grand opening. Fancy That Tan & Boutique will be doing that this Saturday and trying to help out an organization in the process.
Last day to vote early
Early voting in the Republican and Democratic primary elections ends today.
The early voting time is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
TISCIONE: All that’s necessary
An often-heard question asked by Christians is, “What do I need to live as a Christian?”
FIRST-PERSON: A lesson from the Puritans
A cursory glance at the state of cultural morality here in America can be somewhat disheartening. The Defense of Marriage Act has been labeled unconstitutional. A health care reform act has been passed requiring all businesses, no matter the religious beliefs of the owners, to offer employees drugs that could cause abortions. Same-sex marriage is being legalized in states all over the nation.
Hollis hoping to become next justice of the peace for Pct. 3
Anne Hollis is seeking the office of Parker County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3. She is on the Republican primary ballot in a four-candidate race along with Jerry Hataway, Dustin Vinson and Greg Martin. There is no Democratic challenger.
Youth baseball league official arrested
PEASTER – Parker County Sheriff’s Office investigators obtained a warrant Thursday and arrested the president of a local youth baseball association.
Lifesaving actions honored
Two wastewater utility employees were given the Mayor’s Meritorious Service Awards from the City of Weatherford during Tuesday night’s city council meeting for aiding a contractor who was having a heart attack.
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