Parents of Peaster ISD students say they have filed a formal complaint with the district and multiple county and state agencies claiming the school system’s superintendent made anti-Semitic remarks and other inappropriate or inflammatory statements.
Two Parker County nonprofits are now able to better accommodate their clients following the construction of new buildings.
State Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, recently predicted a $5 billion shortfall in the current state budget because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but added that it’s really hard to project.
Following a large protest on July 25 in Weatherford, local law enforcement addressed rumors about upcoming events surrounding the Confederate statue on the Parker County Courthouse lawn.
Three Parker County nursing homes saw increases in COVID-19 data over a period of nine days while the others have remained with low or no cases of the virus.
In the coming months, Mineral Wells will have an added amenity that will draw residents as well as outsiders — a multipurpose mountain bike trail.
Mineral Wells elected officials appear determined to balance the 2020-2021 budget without raising the property tax rate despite the city’s general fund being characterized as “suffering” by City Manager Randy Criswell.
AUSTIN — The state has already distributed more than 59 million masks to Texas schools, with plans to continue providing personal protective equipment, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic created some changes this year, three Peaster ISD students were successful at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America national conference.
Two 21-year-old Parker County residents died in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 20 East at about 9:35 p.m. on Aug. 1, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Three men were arrested for criminal mischief Sunday on suspicion of placing stickers linked to an alt-right, white supremacist group on Parker County property.
Marriages and deaths recorded from July 15, 2020 to July 22, 2020. 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 th…
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting an online food preservation series in August. Registration is online, through Eventbrite with the link foodpreservationonline.eventbrite.com.
As school districts begin to hash out COVID-19 guidelines from state officials, Weatherford ISD recently released its Smart Start Back to School Plan.
Willow Park’s sales tax is now increasing despite the COVID-19 pandemic, The Retail Coach President Aaron Farmer told city council members recently.
DALLAS (AP) — Kim Peacock was once the purveyor of first-class luxury, but now her Arlington company has more than 87,000 pounds of nuts and no idea if her airline customers will ever want them again.
A gathering Sunday morning at the Parker County Courthouse over the Confederate monument located on the courthouse lawn drew several local residents as well as numerous law enforcement officers, but the event dispersed without any incidents.
Krystal Patterson, of Springtown, never expected to get the news in June that her son was getting a kidney transplant.
Chandor Gardens has been a staple in the Parker County community for decades and with recent changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a board member highlighted the importance of moving forward with the gardens’ expansion project.
Willow Park arrested to two teens this week — Cash McLean Hardin, 17, of White Settlement, and Anthony Cooper Bowden, 17, of Bedford — in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries that occurred in Willow Park.
Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of July 25-July 31, 2020. Not all calls for service result in a filed report.
After about 20 residents voiced opposition to the construction of a wastewater treatment plant Tuesday night, the Willow Park city council approved two items — an engineering study recommendation and professional services — in 4-1 votes.
A Confederate statue that has been a major point of contention between Weatherford and Parker County residents the past few weeks will remain in place after county commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to leave it where it is on the courthouse lawn.
Texas residents are now among those across the nation receiving mysterious seeds delivered by mail in tiny bags marked as jewelry. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are on alert because these seeds are unsolicited.
After more than a month since the last discussion, the Parker County commissioners are expected to take action on the Confederate statue that sits on the courthouse lawn.
Weatherford Mayor Paul Paschall and the city council formally requested that Parker County leaders set a date-action plan for the relocation of a Confederate statue Tuesday night.
Parsons Commercial Roofing was selected for the Parker County Jail roof replacement project Monday morning with their bid of $458,518 in a 3-2 vote by the commissioners court.
The Parker County Judge's Office Tuesday issued a proclamation pertaining to long term care facilities and declaring a local disaster due to LTC facilities being impacted by COVID-19.
Since COVID-19 made hosting the Parker County Peach Festival impossible this year, the Weatherford Chamber had to think outside the box to continue the Peach Festival tradition.
Several months after the state directive to test all residents and staff members in Texas nursing homes, state health officials began providing comprehensive COVID-19 data Monday for nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
James Gray has lived in Weatherford his entire life, but Saturday night was the first time the local historian said he felt compelled to sleep alone on his couch while clutching a shotgun. The things he’d seen earlier that day while protesting the Confederate statue on the courthouse lawn s…
The object of a large and at times rowdy protest Saturday will be moved, according to Parker County Judge Pat Deen.
NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died at 88.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final time Sunday as remembrances continue for the civil rights icon.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A protester who was apparently armed with a rifle at a demonstration against police violence in the Texas capital was shot and killed after a witness says he approached a vehicle that had driven through the crowd and the driver opened fire.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases.
WILLOW PARK — Published authors from a third-grade class at Trinity Christian Academy recently received notification that the book they wrote received a $100 grant from School Mate Publishing.
Arthur Stockstill jogs six mornings a week — Sundays off! — and keeps himself physically fit at 85.
The Weatherford Art Association in coordination with the Doss Cultural & Heritage Center hosted the annual Peach Festival Art Competition during June and July. Winning exhibits were on display at the Doss.
Amid uncertainty surrounding the upcoming school year, local officials feel the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test should not happen next spring.
The Mineral Wells city council Tuesday voted against amending an ordinance that would have allowed a protein conversion facility off of Grant Road.
The Hudson Oaks city council approved a specific use permit for the purchase of City Lights movie theater by HighRidge Church Thursday night in a 3-2 vote.
Snow Garrett Wealth Management, a financial planning and investment management firm, recently rebranded to BentOak Capital. Firm leadership cited continued growth of the firm as well as their collaborative team approach as key motivators for the rebrand.
This Week's Circulars
- Two dead after vehicle veers off I-20
- WPD chief puts rumors to bed on Confederate statue protests
- Three arrested for ‘Reject Poison’ stickers placed on county property
- Statue protest at courthouse remains peaceful
- Construction of Mineral Wells multipurpose mountain bike trail underway
- Three Parker County nursing homes see increases in COVID-19 numbers
- WISD releases 'Smart Start' back to school requirements
- STAYING PUT: County votes to keep Confederate monument on lawn
- Friday Night Forecast: Football magazine sheds light on locals
- LETTER: An open letter to Judge Deen and commissioners