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The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Parker County will conduct a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Workshop virtual series on Zoom or by telephone from 1-3:30 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Oct. 29. The sess…

A record number of privately-funded scholarships have been awarded for the 2020-21 academic year by the Weatherford College Foundation, surpassing the previous year by more than 15 percent.

The Weatherford Art Association has had a very busy summer despite the pandemic. The Peach Festival was well represented by Parker County Artists. Currently the members of WAA have a show that is hung at the Doss Cultural and Heritage Center. This show will hang through Sept. 19.

Willow Park – Trinity Christian Academy recently welcomed new faculty members for the 2020-21 school year.

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The city of Weatherford/Weatherford College roundabout at the intersection of College Park Drive and Martin Drive was selected as the American Public Works Association Texas Chapter Project of the Year for projects costing less than $2 million.

The Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Aug. 3 announced its new officers, directors and sweetheart for 2020-21.

WILLOW PARK — Published authors from a third-grade class at Trinity Christian Academy recently received notification that the book they wrote received a $100 grant from School Mate Publishing. 

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The Weatherford Art Association in coordination with the Doss Cultural & Heritage Center hosted the annual Peach Festival Art Competition during June and July. Winning exhibits were on display at the Doss.

Marriages and deaths recorded from July 8 to July 15, 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 there be…

WILLOW PARK — Trinity Christian Academy announced two new roles for employees — Jessica Sims has been hired to fill the role of technology coordinator and instructional technologist and Cody McKenzie as operations coordinator.

Marriages and deaths recorded from June 30, 2020 to July 8, 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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Verbal hazing from fellow deputies at the Parker County Sheriff’s Department was intense in the early 1990s, as Annie Carbone recalls it. At 24, she became a rookie deputy at a time when women with badges and guns were uncommon and often unappreciated by their male counterparts.

Marriages and deaths recorded from June 17, 2020 to June 24, 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…

The Parker County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering a Master Gardener Intern Training Course this fall. Those seeking to apply for Master Gardener intern training must attend one of two mandatory orientation sessions. The first orientation session will be he…

On the summer solstice and the day with the most light, June 20, Weatherford and surrounding area residents will join advocates across the world to participate in “The Longest Day” to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice. Together, they will use their creativ…

Kishan Patel is the Mineral Wells High School Class of 2020 valedictorian, with Paige Riney the class salutatorian. Each was given a questionnaire to fill out and here are their submitted answers:

This year Tri-County Electric Cooperative awarded eight $4,000 scholarships and eight $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are active co-op member-owners.

The Weatherford Peach Festival Art Competition and Exhibition will go on as planned, despite the cancellation and new plans for the actual Peach Festival.

If you have a vertical space that needs a plant consider using a vine. There are some outstanding choices. Depending on what type you choose, you might need a trellis, an arbor, or even a tree for the vine to climb.

The Weatherford Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized the annual Good Citizens and scholarship winners from Parker County high schools. 

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Weatherford's Pinnacle Christian School seniors Brooke Souhrada and Traysen Crist played the role of pathfinders in front of friends, family and faculty Thursday morning in front of campus, officially becoming the first high school graduates of the hybrid school, which utilizes elements of b…

The mayors of Parker County have announced a food drive to help the Parker County Committee on Aging provide meals to senior citizens through Meals on Wheels.

The piano students of The Burch School of Music are required to perform on one public recital per year as part of their musical education. This year, as in past years, there was a fall recital, a winter recital, and then two spring recitals were scheduled for April. Due to the COVID-19 isola…

The Zonta Club of Parker County has awarded scholarships to eight  young women in Parker County who will be pursuing higher education studies in the Fall 2020 semester. Zonta is an international organization of professionals whose mission is to empower women worldwide through service and adv…

Marriages and deaths recorded from April 29, 2020 to May 6, 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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Organizations dedicated to helping veterans recently discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their services as well as what resources are still available and how they’re adapting to the hardships.

Marriages and deaths recorded from April 1, 2020 to April 8, 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…

Weatherford College stands to receive $2.56 million in federal grant money as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security  Act.

The Weatherford Art Association sponsored the annual Parker County Student Art Show. The show was forecast for the Fine Arts Center at the Weatherford College, a first-time experience for WAA, but the coronavirus delayed the awards and the viewing. There were 215 entries from seven different…

For most of its 150-year history, Weatherford College has focused on providing a variety of two-year degrees with the anticipation of students entering the workforce upon graduation or transferring to a four-year institution.