Marriages and deaths recorded from Jan. 1 to Jan. 7, 2020. 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 the inf…

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The Weatherford College Fine Arts Department is hosting auditions for “An Enemy of the People” from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center theatre.

Meet Harley, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Dec. 25, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2019. 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…

Mid-winter is when gardeners can slow down and consider their goals — how to work better with nature rather than against it. To that end, the typical neighborhood lawn may be a concept whose time has come, and gone.    

Meet Rodney, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

Dec. 31 was a beautiful day for flying, and four area Civil Air Patrol Cadets took full advantage of it. The Cadets flew a combined total of five hours in a Civil Air Patrol’s Cessna 182. These flights introduce the Cadets to the science that make flight possible. They learn about navigation…

Stop the Stigma, a student-led club at Weatherford High School, isn’t just about connecting students with mental health resources but also to prevent mental illness from becoming a punchline.

Trinity Christian Academy’s English Department began a new tradition this month with their “Meet the Author” event featuring a contemporary published writer. This year’s guest author was none other than TCA’s very own Ken Nobles.

Meet Franklin, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

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In its 90th year, the Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter at Weatherford College is led by a chapter alumna.

The Weatherford Music Teachers Association Nov. 16 hosted its annual Fall Hymn Festival and Fall Solo Festival for young pianists in the area. Students came from Parker, Palo Pinto, Tarrant and Hood counties to perform.

The Weatherford Horseshoe Club closed its season with a Thanksgiving Black Saturday Tournament. A preliminary round robin of the pitchers set the final brackets with four seeded positions. 

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Foreigners settling in America celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Native Americans who taught them how to survive. Weatherford College staff and volunteers are recreating this sentiment by breaking bread with international students this Thanksgiving season.

Pianist Joseph Fuller will be performing selections from his newly released “Christmas In The City” album Dec. 15, at First United Methodist Church of Weatherford, 301 S. Main St. Services are at 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

When you think about servant hearts, Bob Glenn may be a name or face that comes to mind because that’s what the humble 77-year-old Weatherford man has dedicated his life to — serving his community.

The 2019 Ms. Senior Parker County pageant was held Oct. 26, with Barbara Owens - Ms. Blessings Recycled crowned as pageant queen. 

Several Parker County churches will come together Saturday for the first One Night, One Voice, One God event at New River Fellowship in Hudson Oaks.

Santa Fe Health & Rehabilitation has received the Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Award from TMF Health Quality Institute. The award program recognizes facilities in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas that have undertaken quality initiatives to improve o…

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Parker County will be offering the Do Well Be Well with Diabetes II class series Oct. 24, 31, 14 and 21.The classes will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the Parker County Agricultural Service, 604 N. Main St. in Weatherford. The cost to attend the class…

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Veal’s Station is the oldest community in Parker County, with the first settlers arriving in the early 1850s, and to this day has homesteads occupied by the original settlers’ descendants. 

Meet Collette, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

The Weatherford High School class of 1969 will hold its 50th reunion Sept. 21 at Canyon West Golf Club. 

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Acme Pressed Brick Company was established in Parker County by George E. Bennett in 1891, and is still going strong in its operation 128 years later.

Meet Blue, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

AZLE — Abraham Anderson of Azle Scout Troop 334 was searching for a project to earn his Eagle Scout badge, the highest achievement awarded in the Scouts program. The Abandoned Cemetery Association needed a fence placed around the Crane-Crow Cemetery west of Azle to replace one that had falle…

Medical City Weatherford announced that is has been recognized with several 2019 Women’s Care Awards from Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Medical City Weatherford ranks among the top 10 percent of all hospitals evaluated for prov…

Paycen Lee Martin will graduate from Navy boot camp Aug. 16, where he will become a fourth generation sailor.

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The 35th annual Parker County Peach Festival kicks off in one week and the biggest provider of those peaches residents see overflowing crates each year is Hutton Peach Farm in Weatherford.

WACO — More than 4,100 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2019 semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

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Not unlike other counties in the U.S., a “poor farm” was once implemented in Parker County to house indigent residents before the enactment of Social Security in 1935 and the land to this day still sits off Tin Top Road as a part of history. 

U.S. Air Force Airman Cameron A. Swanzy and U.S. Air Force Airman Juliana N. Woods graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

Marriages and deaths recorded from June 5 to June 11, 2019. 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 the in…

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Charles Kent McAnally, 50, of Weatherford passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2-4:30pm, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Kent was born April 14, 1969 in Weatherford to Charles and Nell Bloodworth McAnal…