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Larry is the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter Pet of the Week. He seems to know what you’re saying when you talk to him. This boy is a smart one, and very eager to please. 

Bradley O’Leary, of Weatherford, and WF Ranch, of Azle are new members of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford presents the last production of 2018 and the 19th Season of Shows. “Over the River and Through the Woods” is written by Joe DiPietro and produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. The play is directed by Marilyn Sanderson, with Do…

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Among the farms and ranches tucked away on Zion Hill Road sits Vanhoozer Farm — which was built in 1978 by Larry and Barbara Vanhoozer who handed over the duties to their granddaughter, Katelyn Vanhoozer, three years ago. 

The month of November marks a special time of giving throughout the community for Weatherford Christian School, where each class comes together to give back to local businesses and individuals. Weatherford Christian School will culminate this special time on Nov. 15 with its fourth annual Da…

The Country Crossroads Club of the Parker County Extension Education Association met at the extension office in Weatherford Nov. 15.

The Weatherford Music Teachers Association hosted the annual Fall Solo and Hymn Festival at Lakeshore Baptist Church Nov. 3. There were 67 piano students who performed in the Solo Piano Festival, and 72 piano students who participated in the Hymn Festival. They came from all over Parker, Pal…

Orscheln Farm & Home, along with other vendor partners, has joined Wreaths Across America by providing a trailer to join the organization’s Wreaths Across America Honor Fleet. Each year, with the help of hundreds of volunteers from trucking companies, the trucks are responsible for carry…

The Burch School of Music sponsored its first of four recitals piano recital of the school year on Nov. 2 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Weatherford.

During the school year, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford Democrat are spotlighting a deserving senior. This week’s spotlight is on Sydney Bouma.

Pastor Danny Shearman of First Baptist Dennis will be celebrating 20 years of church service Nov. 4. The church will be celebrating his anniversary with a special service at 11 a.m., followed by a luncheon. Nov. 8 will actually mark two decades of leadership for Brother Danny and his wife, Lezlee.

The Country Crossroads Club of Parker County Extension Education Association gathered for its October meeting at Palio’s Pizza Cafe in Hudson Oaks.

When he’s not doing his job saving lives as a paramedic, Jason Smith is traveling around and saving bees’ lives by removing them from unwanted areas and adding to his hundreds of colonies through his business, JC’s Honey Bees. 

Weatherford’s Thomas J. Novak DDS Dentistry is hosting the eighth annual Mission: Dental event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. All dental work provided is free of charge to the patients. Over the years, Dr. Novak and his team have provided dental care for hundreds of patients.

During the school year, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford Democrat are spotlighting a deserving senior. This week’s spotlight is on Grace Larvin.

Over $98,000 was raised for Grace House Ministries during the sold-out 25th anniversary gala Oct. 13. Nearly 300 guests enjoyed a live performance by Selah in addition to a live auction and dinner catered by Reata Restaurant.

Phoenix Rose is a music teacher at Bill W. Wright Elementary School, a musician and the founder of Are Uke Crazy? and makes it his mission to inspire kids, and adults, to enjoy music — even if an instrument isn’t available. 

Math team trophies sit on a shelf above Poolville High School math teacher Randy Garmon’s desk. He has taught there for 12 years and is the sponsor for the math team.

In a move to enhance its already vibrant Texas history museum, Civic Development, the original funding source for the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford, has begun a drive to raise funds for an expansion of the museum’s education department. The move is to enhance the hands-on p…

During the school year, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford Democrat are spotlighting a deserving senior. This week’s spotlight is on KaLynn Alexander.

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When you think about singers and songwriters, a young face typically doesn’t come to mind, but 11-year-old Weatherford resident Jack Barksdale is already making a name for himself in the music industry, releasing an EP and traveling all around Texas and other states playing shows and festivals.

During the school year, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford Democrat are spotlighting a deserving senior. This week’s spotlight is on Jenna Pinder.

During the school year, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford Democrat are spotlighting a deserving senior. This week’s spotlight is on Katherine Zimmer.

Grace Hardey, of Weatherford, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

During the school year, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford Democrat are spotlighting a deserving senior. This week’s spotlight is on Francisco Franco.

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Just near the train tracks in Aledo is a historical hidden gem, and if you open it’s doors you will be greeted with relaxation and healing, strength building and even maybe a furry critter or two, at the Trinity Yoga studio owned and operated by Lee-Ann Edwards, Kristi Siddons and Holly Vanecek.

“Little Creatures That Run the World” is how Weatherford College Associate Professor Ann Mayo describes her focus of study — ants. That’s the theme of her presentation at the September meeting of the Native Plant Society’s Cross Timbers Chapter in Weatherford.

Celebrate Parker County’s rich pioneer history at the inaugural Pioneer Heritage Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 13 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford. The day will include a children’s area, pioneer themed games, live entertainment and a Merchant & Farmer’s M…

After teaching for 33 years, Laurie Jones touched the lives of many young students and even though she retired from that career, she has continued to make an impact on others in the Weatherford community as the president of Theatre Off the Square.

Garner ISD announced its policy recently for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under certain income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.

Residents in the Weatherford community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at My Dentist - Weatherford Aug. 25.

Parker County Sheriff’s Posse elected new officers for 2018-19 at its regular business meeting Monday.

The Parker County District Attorney’s Office has announced that Assistant District Attorney Susan Pruett has become board certified in the practice of criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Marriages and deaths recorded from July 25, 2018 to July 31, 2018. This information is being provided as a courtesy by the Parker County Clerk. Every effort is made to see that the information is correct and complete. The Parker County Clerk is not responsible should there be an error within…