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Two Weatherford College student-athletes were in third place in their respective College National Finals Rodeo events after Tuesday's competition at the Ford Wyoming Center in Casper, Wyoming.


WACO — Summer has arrived with its higher temperatures and water conditions suitable for the spread of an uncommon but usually fatal illness that can occur when water goes up your nose, after, for instance, swimming, diving, skiing or other water recreation.

MINERAL WELLS — Following a 10-year lease of the former Texas National Guard facility, Perone Industries LLC has purchased the property from the Mineral Wells Industrial Foundation. 

Marriages and Deaths recorded from May 19, 2021 to June 9, 2021. This information is being provided as a courtesy by the Office of Lila Deakle, Parker County Clerk. Every effort is made to see that the information is correct and complete. The Parker County Clerk is not responsible should the…

MINERAL WELLS– On June 14, 2021, Mineral Wells Police arrested Randy Wayne Ellerbrook, 60, of Mineral Wells for Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography, a second degree felony in the State of Texas.


ALEDO — After opening the Weatherford Music Academy less than two years ago, Phoenix and Danielle Rose have officially opened a second location in Aledo, teaching more than 600 students between the two locations.

Weatherford College athletes had a great start to the College National Finals Rodeo Monday with several high finishes.


Newspapers in Texas submitted their best work for a chance to earn awards from the Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.


PARKER COUNTY — The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is planning to take a hard look at areas of Wise and Parker counties for water resources in anticipation of increased growth and development.

AUSTIN – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas  is asking Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday, June 18. A significant number of forced generation outages combined with potential record electric use for the month of June has resulted in tight grid conditions.


PALO PINTO — An individual has been approved to add finishing touches to the Mineral Wells Annex. However, due to a delay on the electrical, the completion date is unknown at this time.

WASHINGTON (AP) — With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions.

Aaron Lopez has been promoted to chief executive officer of ClearSky Rehabilitation Hospital of Weatherford. The hospital offers specialized rehabilitation services to individuals recovering from disabling injuries or illnesses.

The Weatherford College Board of Trustees received the preliminary 2021-22 budget during their meeting Thursday afternoon.


Following concerns that the Weatherford College Fire Academy might be in jeopardy, roughly 15 individuals — mostly current or former instructors and cadets of the Weatherford College Fire Academy — showed up at the college's monthly board meeting to express their support of the program.


MINERAL WELLS — Mineral Wells residents had the chance to voice their concerns and questions on federal issues before U.S. Rep. August Pfluger as part of a town hall Wednesday morning at Brazos Market & Bistro.

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BROCK — The Brock ISD board of trustees, in a unanimous decision during a special meeting June 7, named Ron Holmgreen as the lone finalist for the position of Brock ISD superintendent of schools. He will replace Dr. Cade Smith, who left BISD last month after accepting the New Braunfels ISD s…


WEATHERFORD — There has been no resolution for a landlocked resident who has been unable to access his property in about six years.


GAINESVILLE — Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke said he doesn’t know if there is another political office in his future — for now, his focus is on voting rights and democracy.

WEATHERFORD – The folks associated with Weatherford’s ProRodeo know several things will happen the week of the rodeo.

Market goats were on display Saturday morning at the PCLIA Livestock Show at the Parker County Sheriff's Posse grounds.


WEATHERFORD — When COVID-19 had the world turned upside down a year ago, the folks in this part of the world shunned conventional thoughts of isolation and gathered together anyway. 


PARKER COUNTY — The city of Aledo is working towards acquiring about 246 acres, a portion of Dean Ranch, that currently sits in Fort Worth’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.

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