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Parker County Judge Pat Deen answered questions Wednesday morning related to the COVID-19 pandemic during a virtual meeting hosted by the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.

Marriages and deaths recorded from March 11, 2020 to March 18, 2020. This information is being provided as a courtesy by the Office of Parker County Clerk Lila Deakle. Every effort is made to see that the information is correct and complete. The Parker County Clerk is not responsible should …

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Parker County educational advocate and lawyer Roy Joe Grogan died early Monday morning at 93 years old.

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Architectural firm PBK presented the schematic design of Aledo ISD’s new elementary school Monday night, which was unanimously approved by the board of trustees.

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Aledo ISD department heads recently broke down what they’re doing to ensure students and staff are safe and geared up for distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov. Greg Abbott today issued an executive order implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize non-essential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in the same household.

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Sections of north and southbound Farm-to-Market Road 51 from the Union Pacific Railroad crossing just north of US 180 in Weatherford to the Clear Fork Trinity River will be reduced to one lane in each direction as needed for road work beginning Wednesday. Lane closures will be from 7:30 a.m.…

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AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services has launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal judges on Monday temporarily blocked efforts in Texas and Alabama to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, handing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers a victory as clinics across the U.S. filed lawsuits to stop states from trying to shutte…

The Weatherford ISD board of trustees is currently working to interview and screen candidates for the position of superintendent following Jeffrey Hanks’ announcement of his retirement last month. Rod Townsend has been hired as the interim superintendent until a new superintendent is selecte…

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Following mail-outs of jury duty summons sent out prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, county officials are letting the public know that there will be no jury trials during the month of April.

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Western wear retailer Cavender’s and many of its vendor partners contributed $100,000 to the Texas FFA Foundation for 2020 scholarships in light of youth livestock shows being closed.

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Peaster ISD board of trustees approved a resolution to pay hourly employees during the school closure at Thursday’s meeting.

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During this COVID-19 pandemic, some might be left with uncertainties when it comes to providing food for their families, but the South Main Church of Christ in Weatherford is letting county residents know that they’re here for them during this unprecedented event.

Samuel Max Hall, 24, of Weatherford, died on March 27 after losing control and crashing the motorcycle he was driving on BB Fielder Road, according to the Weatherford Police Department.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is ratcheting up restrictions on neighboring Louisiana, one of the growing hot spots for coronavirus in the U.S., and preparing Dallas' downtown convention center to house infected patients as Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday announced a sweeping series of moves to both …

NEW YORK (AP) — The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments this weekend related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus.

DETROIT (AP) — As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago and New Orleans grew as hotspots Saturday, while the virus continued to pummel New York City and made its way into rural America.

The Weatherford Art Association once again met in February for a demonstration and the selection of the Artist of the Month. The demonstration was completed by Lynne Buchannan who took time to instruct all of our members present regarding her winning abstract and contemporary art. 

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In support of local community emergency declarations, including the Parker County Declaration of Local Disaster because of public health emergency, the following Parker County School Districts have announced a school closure extension through April 17.

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Springtown ISD board of trustees approved a resolution to pay employees during school closings and postponed the upcoming board election during Monday’s meeting.

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Weatherford Municipal Utility Board approved suspending utility billing policies related to the assessment of late penalties and non-payment disconnects during their meeting Thursday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.

WASHINGTON (AP) — House leaders' plan for swift action on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic 's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system ran into complications Friday as a maverick conservative threatened to delay passage until most lawmakers return t…

Weatherford College officials have extended the deadline to apply for WC Foundation scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Originally March 25, the deadline will now be Monday, April 6, at 8 a.m.

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Sometime in the next year, Willow Park will be home to a Ben Hogan Learning Center at Squaw Creek Golf Course — the second facility worldwide.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Derek Evan Songer, 19, of Weatherford, on March 19 for aggravated assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact.

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Parker County Judge Pat Deen, the Office of Emergency Management and the Parker County Local Health Authority just reported that Parker County has a second COVID-19 patient, which was confirmed through the Texas Department of State Health Services. 

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Poolville ISD board of trustees approved a resolution during a special meeting Tuesday to pay employees during school closures brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.

The latest in COVID-19 cases around the state, as published by the Texas Health and Human Services Department.

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MADRID (AP) — The number of coronavirus infections closed in on a half-million worldwide Thursday, with both Italy and the U.S. on track to surpass China, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week in a stark demonstration of the damage to the w…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.