A local nonprofit is organizing a golf tournament to benefit a Fort Worth police officer recovering from injuries sustained in June.
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.
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.
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.
Arthur Stockstill jogs six mornings a week — Sundays off! — and keeps himself physically fit at 85.
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…
If more young folks like Kealey Dent continue to join, the future of America's armed forces should be in pretty good shape.
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…
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.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer a live, online Tools for Parenting two-day learning series from 5-7 p.m. on July 7 and 14.
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…
COLLEGE STATION — Drought conditions in the western Plains and early drying across the state have led to an increase in wildfire activity and an early start to the summer wildfire season.
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…
After losing their 12-year-old son, Hayden, to suicide on April 17, the Hunstable family, of Aledo, is making it their mission to share his story and tell the world that conversations matter.
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.
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.
AZLE — Tri-County Electric Cooperative, which serves more than 91,000 members in 16 North Texas counties, will open a new facility in Aledo May 18.
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.
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…
Sarah Harvey-Toth will always treasure Mother’s Day. Not only because she is a mother herself, and of course she loves her own mother, but it is an annual reminder of a day that changed her life forever.
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…
Myrlan Coleman didn’t set out for a career in education, but after spending more than 50 years teaching art at Weatherford College, she found that it is her passion.
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…
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…
Established in 1987, Parker County Crime Stoppers continues to be an asset to the community by helping law enforcement solve crimes through its anonymous tip service.
COLLEGE STATION — More than 2,000 COVID-19 sampling kits will soon be on their way to hospitals across the state, thanks to Aggie innovation and ingenuity.
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.
This Week's Circulars
- MWHS starting remote learning Tuesday after COVID spike
- Motorcyclist killed in Sunday night wreck on 281
- Parker County Crimestoppers Crime of the Week: Burglary of building
- Mineral Wells man arrested after pointing gun at woman, shooting ground
- Abbott loosens coronavirus restrictions for restaurants and other businesses in most regions of Texas
- Eastland man suspected of strangling dog in Parker County
- Parker County East Loop continues forward; Second public meeting on Byron Farmstead upcoming
- WPD investigating Hall Middle School threat made on social media
- MWISD special ed program gets high praise from TEA
- Senate District 30 candidates address top issues facing Texas