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…
The Parker County/Weatherford, TX NAACP Branch 6321 will be holding its 4th annual Juneteenth Celebration Saturday. This year’s event will be co-hosted by the Weatherford Public Library and will be held on the library grounds at 1014 Charles St., Weatherford.
Hummingbirds are on the move, flying north through Texas from their wintering grounds in Mexico and Central America. If you want to lure them to your yard, Audubon Society member Victoria Moore has lots to share about the hummers of Northeast Texas. She will be the speaker at the Cross Timbe…
The Walmart Foundation recently provided a $2,000 grant to Chandor Gardens Foundation to assist with the foundation’s goal to construct an Arts and Culture Center and other buildings on the 13.5 acres adjacent to the existing gardens. The Walmart Foundation supports and invests in community …
The Texas Federation of Music Clubs hosted its 2019 State Competition May 18, at Texas State University in San Marcos. Thirty pianists from the Burch School of Music chose to participate in this state competition from a pool of 55 pianists who had qualified in February at the local level of …
Each year the membership of the Millsap Neighborhood Home and Garden Club (Area Ladies’ Club) nominates and chooses an outstanding supporter of the causes untaken for the year. This year’s recipient for Woman of the Year is Dianna French. French has worked to raise money, publicize the club,…
The Weatherford Music Teachers Association hosted its annual Spring Piano Solo Festival and a Pop Piano Festival at Lakeshore Baptist Church in Hudson Oaks last month. There were 84 participants in the solo festival, which required that students perform two solos by memory for a judge. One s…
Phoenix Construction Founder and Chairman Kaleb Brewer recently announced the addition of Philip Newkirk to the Phoenix team. Newkirk will take the reigns as director of land development for Phoenix in the downtown Weatherford office.
After a woman in the Fire Marshal’s Office was in need of a kidney transplant in 2009, the Parker County Firefighter Benevolent Fund was established to support those who put their lives on the line for the community.
Grace First Presbyterian Church is pleased to introduce its new senior pastor, the Rev. Ashley Drake Mertz. Mertz arrived at Grace First in Weatherford on April 1, in time for the busy Easter season, and is settling in with her new duties and congregation.
The Adult Coloring Group that meets at Senior Care at Holland Lake honored Weatherford First Baptist Church volunteer Jean Buford May 13 with a placemat and bookmark for her 96th birthday that was May 12.
The Adult Coloring Group that meets at Senior Care at Holland Lake recently competed in a Mother’s Day Coloring Contest. The group chose to color whatever they liked in honor of their mother or being a mother.
Weatherford is full of skilled makers, bakers and producers, and the Weatherford Tractor Supply store is bringing these individuals and businesses together for a community-wide, family-friendly event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18, during the store’s annual Market Day event.
Theatre Off the Square will be holding auditions for its youth production of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” dramatized by Joseph Robinette, from the story by C.S. Lewis, presented by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Co., Woodstock, Illinois.
Weatherford Rehabilitation Hospital, a 26-bed free-standing facility in Weatherford, recently joined ClearSky Health. The hospital provides rehabilitative services to patients living with disabling injuries or illnesses such as strokes, brain injuries, hip fractures, spinal injuries, Parkins…
United Way of Parker County recently honored its top donors and awarded the Community Spirit award and Charitable Business of the Year at its annual Awards and Appreciation Reception. The event was held April 23 at 6 p.m. at the City of Hudson Oaks City Hall.
Outskirts Press Inc. has published, “The Gospel Of John, One Day At A Time: A Seven-Week Guide for New – and not-so-new – Believers,” a book by Weatherford graduate and former Parker County minister Timothy C. McKeown.
Magaly Benavides, an eighth grader at Garner ISD, competed in the Jr. Visual Arts Scholastic Event competition on April 13 at the Bettye Myers Middle School in Denton.
The Weatherford Music Teachers Association sponsored its annual master class April 13 at Grace First Presbyterian Church. Each year WMTA invites a distinguished teacher to teach selected students in a master class setting.
Monarch butterflies are on their way through North Texas this time of year, flying from Mexico in an annual migration that is unique among insects. Master Gardener Deborah Rollins will present “The Mighty Monarch Migration” — everything you want to know about monarchs — at the next meeting o…
The Adult Coloring Group that meets at Senior Care at Holland Lake enjoyed their Easter Coloring Contest last week. Administrator Donna Tillman provided prizes and all participants went home with a gift. Activity Director Mindy Brannon provided supplies for attendees.
Fourth graders from Weatherford Christian private school traveled to Waco and Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip on April 2 to experience what they are learning in fourth grade Texas History. Students visited the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, the Texas State C…
Trinity Christian Academy secondary art students had a fantastic showing at the ACSI District Art Competition this week. The competition was held at Liberty Christian School in Argyle.
Braeden Lee, of Millsap, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.
H&R Block united to give back to their communities by hosting local school supply drives to help teachers stock their desks and ensure they are well equipped enough to finish out the school year.
Beekeeping can be a hobby or a serious business. Texas even grants agriculture tax exemptions for serious beekeepers who meet certain criteria. Longtime beekeeper Nick Crites of Springtown will explain basic beekeeping at the April meeting of the Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Soc…
“Former Students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Weatherford on April 22 for the Parker County Texas Aggie Muster in honor of all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last annual year,” Muster Chair Graham Quisenberry (’77) said.
What began as a car ride conversation between DFW-based trainer Montrel Duckett and former Aledo High School running back Johnathan Gray quickly turned into the beginnings of the pair’s new youth mentoring and athletic training program, Beyond the Ball.
While reviewing her accomplishments, Weatherford College Artist in Residence and renowned pianist Hyeyoung Song teared up when she talked about teaching at a women’s prison while working on her doctorate degree.
There are 153 known cemeteries in Parker County, and of those, 83 are maintained by the Abandoned Cemetery Association. Established in 1985, the organization is still going strong through its members.
The Burch School of Music sponsored its second and third of four recitals piano recitals of the school year at Bethel United Methodist Church in Weatherford.
BW4 Ranch, of Weatherford,is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
Clark Gardens, a world-class botanic garden near Mineral Wells, has evolved from what was once a mesquite pasture into what is sometimes called the “best-kept secret in North Texas.” But Carol Clark Montgomery, the daughter of the gardens’ founders, wants to let the secret out. She will disc…
The Parker County Women’s and Newcomers’ Club was founded in 1975 as a club for new residents in the area, but was later expanded to include all women regardless of how long they resided in the county.
The Parker County Aggie Moms’ Club invites entering freshman Aggies and current Texas A&M University undergraduate students to apply for the 2019 PCAM scholarships.
The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will be holding its next membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 13 at New River Fellowship, 3252 E. I-20 Service Road in Hudson Oaks.
This Week's Circulars
- Woman killed in FM 51 wreck; WC roundabout work continues; Local man removed from AA flight, arrested
- Classmates, family mourn death of Springtown 18-year-old at vigil
- All-Parker County 2019 Baseball Team announced
- 18-year-old dies following single-vehicle wreck
- Weatherford woman, unborn baby die after FM 51 wreck
- Weatherford man removed from AA flight, arrested
- Local Target takes stance on breastfeeding
- All-Parker County 2019 Softball Team announced
- County Fourth of July events scheduled
- Baker Hotel and Spa to begin historic three-year renovation 'immediately'