With sea turtle nesting season beginning along the Texas coast in early April, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is urging everyone using Texas beaches to do their part to help detect and protect threatened and endangered sea turtles on the beach. This includes the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle,…
Mineral Wells officials are looking to make downtown not just a tourist location but a resort destination through revitalization efforts, including the grand opening of The Baker Hotel and Spa.
The financial health of Weatherford College ranks near the top of community colleges in the state according to data shared with the WC Board of Trustees Thursday by Dr. Andra Cantrell, executive vice president of financial and administrative services.
One person was killed and five people wounded Thursday in the wake of a shooting at a cabinet-making business in Bryan authorities said, and a state trooper was later shot during a manhunt that resulted in the suspect being taken into custody.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment."
Parker County Emergency Services District 1 is seeking voter approval on an increase in the local sales and use tax imposed by 1% in the May 1 election.
AUSTIN — Texas child welfare officials said Wednesday they received three reports alleging abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 immigrant teenagers who crossed the southern border.
Weatherford College and Tarleton State University signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday further solidifying the partnership between the two higher education institutions and providing additional financial aid to Weatherford students transferring to the Stephenville university.
Mineral Wells Mayor Regan Johnson confirmed the passing of former city councilman Clif Wright Wednesday. Wright had filed to challenge Ward 4 incumbent Doyle Light in the May 1 election.
The Republican House Speaker threw his weight Wednesday behind a bill that would extend Medicaid coverage to mothers for a year postpartum, as part of a broad package of proposals meant to increase access to affordable healthcare in Texas.
GROESBECK — About 5,000 people gathered Wednesday at a Texas high school football stadium to pay their respects to a state trooper who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
The city of Mineral Wells is exploring options in the conversion from bag service to poly carts in its solid waste collection contract with Waste Connections.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday sued the Biden administration over its new procedures for deporting undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of crimes and asked a federal judge to compel the Department of Homeland Security to take them into custody before they are release…
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott used his executive power Tuesday to ban state government and some private entities from requiring COVID-19 "vaccine passports" to access services, in the latest move from a Republican governor pitting public health campaigns against personal freedom and…
The City of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County will hold the annual City/County Fall Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Parker County Center of Hope was one of a select few nonprofits recently awarded a Community Impact Grant from Texas Health Resources.
Mike Collier, the 2018 Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor who lost to Dan Patrick by 5 percentage points, is gearing up for another run.
Blueridge Ranch Cattle Co., of Weatherford, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
Texas education officials advised school districts to suspend the first day of STAAR testing after thousands of students showed up in person and were prevented from taking the standardized test online because of widespread technical issues across the state.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit has arrested six people for illegal narcotics following a fugitive investigation from Thursday. SCU members learned that two individuals with felony warrants were living in a residence in the 3100 block of North Cardinal Road in Azle, with an a…
For years, Weatherford ISD has continued its homecoming tradition of honoring WHS ex-students who have experienced distinguished careers and/or have made an impact in the Weatherford community.
The Springtown community recently came together to celebrate a ribbon cutting for Springtown Park Rehabilitation and Care Center, a skilled nursing facility and the first of its kind in the area.
Parker County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Sean Thomas Sloan, 28, of Weatherford, after a neighbor reported witnessing him assault his 3-year-old husky.
AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott Monday sent a letter to the Texas Rangers baseball organization declining the invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the their home opening game.
When the power went out for Marsha Hendler on Feb. 15, she rushed to her downtown San Antonio office to ride out the winter storm. Thankful to find the electricity and heat still on, she typed out an email to the elected officials who regulate her small, independent oil and gas company.
NEW YORK (AP) — A new child is introduced this month on the animated TV show "Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum" who is a little different. He's sensitive to loud noises and he likes doing things his way, in his time.
ABOARD THE MSC GRANDIOSA (AP) — Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown this Easter with travel restricted between regions and new quarantines imposed. But a few miles offshore, guests aboard the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship are shimmying to Latin music on deck and sipping cocktails by the pool.
A federal judge refused Thursday to set bail for a Texas man who was wearing a T-shirt that said, "I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021," when he was arrested on charges he stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
SPRINGTOWN — A Springtown man has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and harassment of a public servant, according to a release from the Parker County Sheriff's Office.
Fredrick Sanders vividly remembers the day he met Aretha Franklin for the first and only time a few years ago when he and some fellow musicians were checking into a hotel for a gig.
A group of parents are suing the Katy Independent School District, calling its continued requirement for masks in schools unconstitutional and a violation of Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order from last month that lifted the statewide mask mandate, among other COVID-19 safety restrictions.
Texans behind on their rent are at increasing risk of losing their homes despite a federal moratorium on evictions, according to housing attorneys, because a Texas Supreme Court order aimed at forestalling evictions has expired.
Parker County Lifecare EMS paramedic Chris Briggs recently testified in support of the Pandemic Liability Protection Act, or Senate Bill 6, aimed at protecting first responders.
The state's first positive detection of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy, the neurologic disease linked to equine herpes virus, has been detected in a Parker County Quarter Horse, the Texas Animal Health Commission said this week.
A car rammed a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon, injuring two Capitol Police officers and leading to the driver being shot, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.
Multiple major corporations based in Texas spoke out Thursday in opposition to Republicans’ legislative proposals to further restrict voting in Texas.
The Texas Senate early Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit social media companies with at least 100 million monthly users from blocking, banning, demonetizing or discriminating against a user based on their viewpoint or their location within Texas.
AUSTIN - Gov.Greg Abbott has appointed Will McAdams to the Public Utility Commission of Texas for a term set to expire Sept. 1, 2025. PUC regulates the state's electric, telecommunication and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation and offers customer assistance in resol…
A Norman, Oklahoma, Goodwill store employee organizing clothing donations recently made a startling discovery — $42,000 wrapped up in two sweaters.
This Week's Circulars
- Weatherford man arrested after assaulting dog
- PCSCU arrests six in connection with illegal narcotics
- Millsap man arrested after dog found shot with arrow
- Springtown man arrested for aggravated assault, harassment of public servant
- FIRST OF ITS KIND: Springtown Park Rehab and Care Center holds ribbon cutting
- Parker County Center of Hope Springtown location opens
- ESD 1 seeking voter approval on 1% sales, use tax increase
- Baseball/Softball Roundup, Wednesday, April 7, 2021
- Parker County paramedic testifies in support of pandemic protection bill
- Local PDs see rise in unemployment fraud