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After a seven-month hiatus due to COVID-19, fine arts productions are returning to Weatherford College, but, for now, all productions and concerts will be streamed online.

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ROME (AP) — Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican's official teaching on the issue.

MINERAL WELLS — National Earth Science week was celebrated by all ages Saturday, Oct. 17 at the 20th Annual Crazy Fossil Dig at the Mineral Wells Fossil Park, which included fossil displays and a scavenger hunt.

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The City of Willow Park welcomed its newest council member Tyler VanSant on Oct. 13 to fill the vacant Place 2 position.

AUSTIN — A weeklong effort by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to enforce the state’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols resulted in emergency orders to suspend the liquor licenses of five businesses. As part of Operation Safe Open, agents inspected businesses across Texas to ensure…

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MINERAL WELLS — Around 150 cyclists had a staggered take off Saturday morning for the annual Rotary Crazy Kicker Bike Ride. 

Marriages and deaths recorded from Oct. 7, 2020 to Oct. 14, 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…

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FFA and 4-H high school seniors in the Parker County area are completing their nomination applications for the 6th Annual AgYouth of the Month scholarship program, which has already awarded over $100,000 in scholarships. The online nominations are due Friday, Oct. 23.

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On Friday night Oct. 16, 2020, Parker County discovered they were impacted by a computer security incident.  Following the discovery, County IT staff quickly isolated the compromised systems to limit the spread of the attack.

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The Bionic Bullrider earned his nickname after a near fatal injury in a rodeo arena led to an extensive chest surgery to reattach his sternum. Barry Brown would go on to become the first recipient of the Comeback Cowboy of the Year award from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association in 197…

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Weatherford College has turned to former professional golfer Jesse Speirs to revive the school’s golf program when it returns to competition in the 2021-22 academic year.

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The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing teenager, Tristan Cole Walker, 15, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

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With additional election costs related to an extended period of early voting this year because of the pandemic, Parker County will see a little bit of relief with the help of an almost $55,000 grant.

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Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler directed a search warrant Wednesday at a “game room” located in the 13000 block of North Farm-to-Market Road 730, Parker County.

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Following Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement last week giving counties the ability to opt in to reopening bars, Parker County Judge Pat Deen and Palo Pinto County Judge Shane Long announced that bars in their counties would reopen, effective today, Oct. 14.

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Executive Director of Curriculum Carey Carter broke down the Mineral Wells ISD bilingual/ESL program evaluation, presenting information Monday night about testing, which was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Commissioners Tuesday approved the authorization of Parker County Judge Pat Deen to execute an interlocal agreement with local school districts for reimbursement of personal protective equipment.

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The Palo Pinto County commissioners are planning to bring in some experts before going out for bid on the courthouse roof project following discussion at Tuesday morning’s meeting.

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Parker County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Wolf was awarded the Purple Heart Commendation during the Parker County Commissioners Court proceedings Tuesday.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Scott McIlroy reached out with his left hand as a batting practice home run clanged off a railing and hit him in the palm, the ball popping in the air before settling back into his grip as he held a cell phone in his right hand.

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Roughly 30 individuals and residents waving Confederate flags took to the courthouse square Sunday afternoon, surrounding the Parker County Confederate monument.

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Peaster ISD is joining the ranks of several nearby school districts in the formation of its own education foundation.

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Weatherford Christian School will celebrate the completion of the new Greg Welch Education Space with a ribbon cutting ceremony on at noon Saturday. Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, an open house will be held for attendees to tour the new facilities and fellowship with staff, friends a…

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In an effort to comply with state-mandated safety requirements, CDC guidelines and to insure the safety and well-being of Parker County residents, the annual drive thru flu clinic scheduled at Senior Care at Holland Lake has been restructured.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas on Friday halted Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s order that shuttered dozens of mail ballot drop-off sites weeks before November’s election, authorizing only one for every county no matter the size.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Sept. 30, 2020 to Oct. 7, 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 t…

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October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and Gathering Hope of Aledo is gearing up for its annual event Wave of Light to support families who have experienced loss of a baby.