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Candidates have begun filing for the May 2 general election this week for spots on local school boards and city councils.

After 56 years in local banking, Bob Glenn approached Weatherford College last spring about volunteering his time to raise funds for the WC Foundation. College administrators knew he would be an effective fundraiser and happily agreed.

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In her first year of teaching floral design, Poolville High School agriculture teacher Hope Sorrells has learned that floral design is an art, and there’s not just one correct way to compose an arrangement.

Volunteers with the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program are gearing up to help area residents with their 2019 income tax returns from Feb. 1-April 15. The volunteers are trained and tested in current tax law using IRS material to assist in filing basic income tax returns such as a form 1040 w…

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Weatherford City Council heard a report on the fire stations location study from Emergency Services Consulting International during the council meeting on Tuesday.

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After a threatening message was written on the wall in the girls' bathroom at Aledo Middle School Wednesday, the threat was deemed non-credible, according to Aledo ISD officials.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Jan. 1 to Jan. 7, 2020. 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 the inf…

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Brock ISD board of trustees selected a construction manager-agent and procurement methods for the bond projects during the meeting Monday.

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Patrick Lawler — who recently announced his departure from the city of Hudson Oaks — and his firm, Eight20 Consulting, has been named the executive director for the Parker County Economic Development Council.

The Weatherford College Fine Arts Department is hosting auditions for “An Enemy of the People” from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center theatre.

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

Weatherford ISD board of trustees approved adding parking lot lighting at Crockett Elementary and Wright Elementary during the meeting on Monday. 

WILLOW PARK — Colt McCoy, former University of Texas signal-caller and current NFL quarterback, will be the keynote speaker at Trinity Christian Academy's Legacy Dinner and Auction on April 4. The Legacy Dinner is a biennial event that raises funds for special projects at TCA.

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Garner ISD board of trustees hired Architects Rabe and Partners to design a secondary campus during the meeting on Monday.

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At Monday’s meeting of the Parker County commissioners, officials gave an update on construction projects and provided information about another transportation public meeting taking place next week.

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An Aledo couple was recently targeted in a money scam where they were asked to purchase Target gift cards over the weekend, according to the Parker County Sheriff's Office.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three people surrendered peacefully after a more than five-hour standoff in San Antonio that followed the fatal shooting of a man by officers outside a house where the three then refused to come out, police said.

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Parker County commissioners and officials discussed the possibility of issuing a tax note to fund capital projects at Monday’s regular commissioners court meeting.

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were suspended for the entire season Monday and the team was fined $5 million for sign-stealing by the team in 2017 and 2018 season.

HOUSTON (AP) — Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country.

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The first rule of being the Weatherford College coyote mascot is simple — no talking.

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Garner ISD board of trustees met with representatives of three architectural firms for the design of a secondary campus on Thursday evening. 

After serving the City of Hudson Oaks for almost 13 years, City Administrator Patrick Lawler will be stepping down from his post to work full time as a partner for his own consulting firm. 

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Phase one construction of the Green Ribbon Project on South Main Street in Weatherford is expected to be completed in less than 45 days.

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At Wednesday’s meeting of the Willow Park Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board, an update on the construction projects that have been completed or are underway within the district was given.

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In April, the State Board of Education will consider the approval of an African American studies course at the high school level.

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Obituaries

Charles Kent McAnally, 50, of Weatherford passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2-4:30pm, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Kent was born April 14, 1969 in Weatherford to Charles and Nell Bloodworth McAnal…