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.
Due to health precautions, lunches during Holy Week at First United Methodist Church Weatherford have been cancelled. The church is inviting all members of the community to celebrate Easter with the following virtual two events — a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 9 on the church's Fa…
The Weatherford Art Association once again met in February for a demonstration and the selection of the Artist of the Month. The demonstration was completed by Lynne Buchannan who took time to instruct all of our members present regarding her winning abstract and contemporary art.
Arlene Shelton was once a lost soul searching for her calling throughout her youth spent in New Orleans and soon after discovered her saving grace — art.
The Texas Federation of Music Clubs sponsored their annual Junior Festival on Feb. 22, at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. Over 25 teachers across the Metroplex prepared and entered students in this festival and the Burch School of Music in Weatherford entered 69 students to perform …
Cooking and Living Well with Diabetes classes will take place for three evenings, March 31, April 14 and April 21 at the Parker County Extension office, at 604 N. Main St.
After 50 years of teaching art at Weatherford College, Myrlan Coleman is retiring. And she wants her retirement celebration to feature the work of her numerous students.
Weatherford College has announced Tod Allen Farmer as the 2020 Alumnus of the Year. He will be honored during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 17 along with Distinguished Alumni Award honorees Jeanine Irby and Thomas MacKenzie.
Coming from a family of educators and musicians, Robert Laney always knew teaching music was his calling and in 1999 he started the Parker County Community Choir, which performs out of Weatherford College.
Marriages and deaths recorded from Feb. 26, 2020 to March 4, 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…
Thirteen area educators were among 34 teachers from across the region recently honored by Weatherford College at the 2020 Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers celebration at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center.
Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford presents the second production of their 2020 Season of Shows, “Run for Your Wife,” written by Ray Cooney and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The play is directed by Cynthia Daniels, with Julie Campbell as the assistant director a…
Fire can be a tool as well as a terror in a native landscape. Prescribed burns, or controlled fires, are techniques that experts can use to keep an environment healthy in several ways. One such fire expert is Daniel Price from the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, who will be the speaker …
Like the granite and marble used in its cemetery monuments, Rawlins Monuments has stood strong for more than 130 years.
This Week's Circulars
Calven Allen McCrary Sr., 67, faithful servant of Christ, husband, father, grandfather and brother, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 15, 2020 following a brief illness. Visitation was held June 17 at Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home in Grand Prairie, with a funeral June 18 at Gateway Chur…
- County declaration requires face masks for groups of 100 or more
- COUNTRY COP: Former deputy describes working the streets of Parker County
- Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public
- Veteran settling in Parker County after 21 years in Marine Corps
- Prayer gathering supports removal of Confederate statue
- Weatherford is ready for the rodeo
- Brock man charged with five counts of child porn possession
- Mineral Wells police calls: June 30-July 2
- Another WISD student tests positive for COVID-19
- Officials detail mask order, hospital capacity