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Weatherford City Council tabled the purchase of a Motorola Outdoor Warning Siren Solution during the meeting on Tuesday at city hall. 

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Aledo ISD officials recently revealed the preliminary STAAR test results and while the test is a byproduct of the district’s focus of good instruction, the data showed high gains in some areas of the STAAR. 

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Horseshoe Bend residents have reported that their water was back on as of Tuesday night, but the pressure of the water continued to hinder basic needs like showering as of Wednesday afternoon.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Missouri City high school student Grant Hanson is passionate about history and inspired both by World War I and those too young to fight who sacrificed their time and safety for the war effort.

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Springtown ISD board of trustees approved salary schedules, which included raising starting pay for new teachers on 10-month contracts to $50,000 during their meeting on Monday evening at the Springtown ISD Administration Office Boardroom.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted six men last week for engaging in organized criminal activity, theft of property and burglary of a building after breaking into Freedom Powersports in Hudson Oaks on April 25.

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Millsap ISD board of trustees decided on changing a policy related to subjecting staff to drug and alcohol tests during their meeting on Monday in the Millsap Administration Board Room/Media Center.

Marriages and deaths recorded from June 12, 2019 to June 18, 2019. This information is being provided as a courtesy by the Parker County Clerk. Every effort is made to see that the information is correct and complete. The Parker County Clerk is not responsible should there be an error within…

Scott Tarnowieckyi, a Weatherford College history and social sciences instructor, was announced as the 2019 Faculty Member of the Year during the recent WC commencement ceremony.

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The Parker County commissioners unanimously approved the adoption of the strategic plan Monday morning after hired economic developer, Marty Wieder, came back with the final document.

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In April, the Parker County commissioners were presented demonstrations on new voting equipment from Hart InterCivic and Election Systems & Software, and at Monday morning’s meeting unanimously approve Hart InterCivic.

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Independence Day is less than two weeks away and the city of Weatherford as well as the city of Hudson Oaks are gearing up for big celebrations.

Meet Lucy, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

The Spring Creek Cemetery Association held its annual meeting in the old tabernacle June 15, with President Neal McLaughlin presiding. McLaughlin reported that much work has been done in the past year making the cemetery one of the prettiest in Parker County.

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Target in Weatherford took a stance to let moms know that they can breastfeed anywhere and anytime in store.

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After losing his father, Poolville High School senior Clayton Novak sold his hog for $20,000 during the Parker County Livestock Improvement Association’s Livestock Show.

“Toy Story 4” was not supposed to happen. At least, that’s what I remember most about the responses to the news that Pixar would be returning to the world of its very first feature film once again. I remember feeling like it was excessive. I remember friends calling it a cash grab. Mostly, I remember everyone thinking there couldn’t possibly be a good reason to return to the story after the wonderful, seemingly definitive conclusion of the saga in “Toy Story 3,” a near-perfect film that still ranks among the best Pixar offerings. 

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The Rock Around the Clock Family Sock Hop event recently hosted by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County raised more than $4,000 for the nonprofit’s services.

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Weatherford ISD board of trustees also discussed the Student Code of Conduct during their meeting on Monday.

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Residents of Horseshoe Bend have been without water since Tuesday and Parker County officials as well as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality were working Thursday to try to remedy the situation.

There were no injuries reported in an overnight diesel fuel spill that shut down a portion of Interstate 20 East for several hours.

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House Bill 2439, related to stripping governmental entities’ abilities to set exterior building standards, was signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott, and two mayors shared their concerns about what this means for cities.

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Weatherford ISD approved spending more than $81,000 to upgrade an Apple lab for students in video-editing classes during the board meeting last week.

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Aledo ISD Superintendent Dr. Susan K. Bohn and Chief Financial Officer Earl Husfeld presented information to the board of trustees about House Bill 3, the district’s tax rate and the bond planning process.

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Weatherford ISD board of trustees approved a 2.5 percent compensation increase from the pay grade midpoint for all district employees in a 6-1 vote during the special meeting on Monday.

The conviction and life sentence a Parker County jury gave a Springtown man last year for molesting a 16-year-old girl was affirmed by a recent appeals court ruling.

WASHINGTON —Randolph Bourne (1886-1918) said, “War is the health of the state.” James Madison said, “War is in fact the true nurse of executive aggrandizement,” and the executive almost is the American state, Congress now being more theatrical than actual. Advocates of an ever-larger state, …

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The new roundabout at Weatherford College is expected to be complete in late August, weather permitting.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Christopher Earl Elliott, 44, on June 6 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault to a family member by impeding breath or circulation.

Pictures of Roger Grizzard and his family were on display Saturday afternoon at Grizzard’s memorial service at Weatherford High School. Grizzard died on May 25 in Lubbock as the result of an auto accident.