His band has the word “little” in its name, but John Thomasson’s role in their success is anything but small. The same could be said for his career in the music industry.
Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford presents its annual youth production, The Rainbow Fish Musical; book, music, and lyrics by Austin Zumbro; adapted from the book by Marcus Pfister; translated into English by J. Alison James; and presented by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama, Inc.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Junior Shorthorn enthusiasts gathering from 28 states competed in the 2021 National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 21-26. Juniors competed with their animals, and had the opportunity to compete in 15 individual, team or state contests.
MINERAL WELLS — RedRover, a national animal welfare nonprofit, was on the ground June 29-July 4, helping the Mineral Wells Animal Shelter provide daily care and comfort for 43 animals who were surrendered by a local homeowner. The animals relinquished include 34 cats and kittens, and nine do…
The Weatherford Art Association met last month at Barlow Hall in Weatherford, awarding several recognitions, including the Artist of the Year, an annual event when members vote on each first place winner from the past year. This year the winner was Colleen Erickson.
The June meeting for Weatherford Art Association had a turnout to see artist Susie Monzingo demonstrate her skill in applying gold leaf application to her paintings. Each month there is a new demonstration for all types of media that includes oil, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, photography…
Cornerstone Community Action Agency has received two $300,000 grants from the Texas Veteran’s Commission Fund for Veteran’s Assistance to help low-income veterans with rent, mortgage, utility, transportation and dental services for Parker, Palo Pinto, Jack Wise, Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Co…
OKLAHOMA – Weatherford’s Melinda Mayes-Kelly captured the All-Around Limited Amateur Bronze Champion title at the AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships on June 26 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Carter BloodCare is counting on the employees of H-E-B stores in Central Texas to help encourage blood donation this summer, amid an urgent need. It is the 18th Annual H-E-B Challenge blood drive, when the grocery chain prioritizes blood donation awareness. Summer is the season when blood do…
Urinary tract infections are one of the most common bacterial infections in women. Approximately 50-60% of women report at least one UTI in their lifetime, and one in three will have at least one symptomatic UTI necessitating antibiotic treatment by age 24. Men also suffer from UTIs, however…
Many Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service employees statewide answered the call when a wide range of efforts related to disaster recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hurricane Laura and Winter Storm Uri were needed in the past year.
5P Ranch, of Poolville, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
WILLOW PARK — For all of its 28 years of existence, Trinity Christian Academy has been without home fields for outdoor athletic programs. But not anymore.
Members of the Weatherford High School Class of 1956 held their first luncheon since the COVID pandemic June 2, at Flames Restaurant in Weatherford.
More than 700 people, a record, gathered in Heritage Park last Thursday for the 12th annual Taste of Parker County benefiting the Weatherford College Foundation.
Two long-term Brock ISD students are going out on top — valedictorian Aislyn Beauregard and salutatorian Tim Hoffman, who have each attended Brock schools since kindergarten.
Six area students have qualified for the Texas High School Rodeo State Finals in cutting. Charles Russell Bushaw, Madison Flynn, Blake Heid, JT Hill, Jade Mitchell and Ryann Packard will be traveling to Abilene to compete June 3-5.
The year’s Miss Parker County Peach Pageant will be held June 19 at the new location of Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St. in Weatherford.
Torrye Tyler does not waste time. Whether it’s winning a race on the track or getting her education, she knows how to get it done faster than most other people.
More than two months following the record cold temperatures of Winter Storm Uri, Texans are noticing that some oak trees are still struggling to recover. This has left many of our state’s experts wondering why.
The Doss After Dark series is returning the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks in June with a study of Between the Wars: A World of Change. The one-hour classes begin at 5:30 p.m. each of the four evenings.
Summer Holly Burkett, and Cutter Rhea Murray, both of Perrin, are new junior members of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
Sheet pan meals are great solutions for an easy dinner for those on a busy schedule. These meals often contain a protein source for the main dish and two vegetables for sides, cooked together on a single sheet pan in the oven. Cooking multiple menu items in one pan appeals to those looking f…
Weatherford Horseshoe Club hosted the best horseshoe pitching men, women, elders and junior cadets in Texas on April 24. Almost 100 pitchers arrived in town with their families, ready to claim a championship. Brackets were created in groups of eight. Each bracket could claim a champion, thou…
The Weatherford Music Teachers Association earlier this month sponsored its annual master class on the stage of the Margorie Alkek Fine Arts Center at Weatherford College. Each year, WMTA invites a distinguished teacher to teach selected students in a master class setting.
Ten art teachers from eight different Parker County schools entered their students’ work at the 2021 Parker County Student Art Show, which was held for grades sixth through 12th in a virtual format this year because of COVID restrictions.
With this year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week theme of “Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities,” Freedom House hosted its 25th Annual Butterfly Vigil Supporting Victims of Crime at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center this week.
Texas Bank Chairman and CEO Mark Riebe announces long-time Weatherford banker Lin Bearden as the new Parker County president for Texas Bank. Bearden will office in the Weatherford office located on Santa Fe Drive.
The Texas Federation of Music Clubs sponsored its annual Junior Festival on Feb. 27, 2021 and 51 students from the Burch School of Music participated in this event.
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.
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.
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.
For the second year in a row members of Weatherford College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society attended the state convention remotely. And like in so many past years, their collective hard work was rewarded with many accolades.
Phi Theta Kappa International has recognized Dr. Tod Allen Farmer, Weatherford College president, with the 2021 Paragon President Award.
This Week's Circulars
- UPDATE: Quick response helps rescue juveniles from one-vehicle crash
- Weatherford trucker awarded 'Highway Angel'
- DFW artist brings vibrancy to downtown Weatherford
- Two injured after aircraft makes emergency landing
- Donald Trump Jr. draws crowd at Film Alley
- A HERO'S HONOR: Former Huey pilot recognized for actions during Vietnam War
- PCSO seeks information on theft suspects
- Lost your vaccine card? No problem.
- 'MONUMENTAL' DAY: MWFD holds push-in ceremony for new ladder truck
- ESD 1 board approves equipment transfer from WCFA