Three cadets from the Weatherford Patriot Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol took advantage of the weather Jan. 26, flying out of Granbury Municipal Airport with instructor Col. Floyd Whitehouse.
Laura and Brian Marsh not only have a love for each other, but a love for small business and have deep roots in the Mineral Wells community after their parents ran local operations for decades.
Students from area high schools converged on the Weatherford College campus Friday, Feb. 5, for the 19th annual Coyote Area Math Championship to compete in precalculus and calculus competitions via written tests.
Tom Wachendorfer, of Mineral Wells, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
Mackenzie Lawhon, a member of the Mineral Wells High School, has earned the prestigious honor of being named a Texas All-State Musician. Despite the innumerable challenges encountered throughout this school year, 2021 All-Staters remained committed to their personal musical development. They…
TYLER – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) has a proud heritage which dates back to 1928 and has published a book which shares its more than 92 years of history titled “From Cotton Picker to Store Keeper.”
Weatherford Christian School Board of Directors unanimously voted at last month’s meeting to induct two new members: Kali Jones and Alan Crawford. The board now consists of nine members and is led by board President Dr. Jeff Foland.
BROCK — The Association of Texas Small School Bands announced the selection of the 2021 ATSSB All-State band last week, with Brock High School freshman clarinet player Annie Nash receiving the honor.
Scott Williams, Weatherford College associate professor of history, recently presented at the online American Historical AssociationConference.
The Weatherford Horseshoe Club launched its 2021 season last Saturday with its first club tournament, with 17 pitchers scattering the sand at Noon Lions Ringer Alley at Love Street Park.
After having been dark since March due to the pandemic, Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford is proud to reopen with “Run for Your Wife,” written by Ray Cooney and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
The Weatherford Rotary Club is set to host its 65th Annual Pancake Supper on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, but it will look a little different with this year’s event being a drive-thru only event at Heritage Park. From 4 to 7 p.m., guests will be able to drive up and pick-up a delicious pancake su…
The start of a new year is a great time to take stock of the year that just passed and set goals for the next 12 months. Resolutions focused on improving personal health are especially popular, and for good reason. Improving one’s overall health can have positive implications for years to come.
After a difficult 2020, a weary world looks to the end of the year and wonders what the new year will bring. Though because of continuing quarantines and social distancing, celebrations may be more muted, there will be many observances as 2021 arrives. The start of each new year is marked wi…
Christmas is behind us and New Year’s is rushing toward us. Adding to the normal hustle and bustle is the specter of COVID, and when combined with a household that be caregivers for a person living with Alzheimer’s it may seem an insurmountable one-two punch.
This holiday season is going to be tough due to COVID. For those families who have loved ones living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia — either in a long-term care community or at home — the prospect of having a holiday and fighting to keep COVID out of their bubble seems almost insurmountable.
With 1:12 remaining in the first half, Poolville’s junior varsity basketball team was up 29-13 during a home game against Hirschi earlier this week. Poolville Head Coach Steven Stegall told Allen Howell to hustle into the game and make a basket before the buzzer.
A masquerade ball with a Western flair wasn't the image Bob Tallman had in mind for the night he'd be recognized as the 2020 Legend of ProRodeo.
Danielle Miller, an occupational therapist at Clear Sky Rehabilitation Hospital of Weatherford, recently earned the Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist certification, becoming the first occupational therapist to earn this designation in Parker and Tarrant counties, according to the CS…
Parker County Relations Officer Staci Markwardt will officially be stepping into the shoes of longtime Center of Hope CEO Paula Robinson on Dec. 1.
Coining herself “The Texas Renaissance Woman,” Weatherford resident Jeannine Kuhnell has quite an inspiring background from working in FBI counterintelligence to training explosive detection K-9s and developing cyber security.
The Weatherford Horseshoe Club hosted a spooky Halloween special fun day for the pitchers in Texas Saturday at Love Street Park’s Noon Lions Ringer Alley.
Claps filled the Hole in the Wall Bier Gardens Friday, Oct. 23 at the first ever Crazy About Film Festival in Mineral Wells.
The Bionic Bullrider earned his nickname after a near fatal injury in a rodeo arena led to an extensive chest surgery to reattach his sternum. Barry Brown would go on to become the first recipient of the Comeback Cowboy of the Year award from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association in 197…
Serving in the U.S. Air Force for just under 20 years, Major Cody Wilton, a Mineral Wells native, has been flying high as part of the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team out of Arizona.
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.
This Week's Circulars
- WISD mourning the loss of Hall Middle School student
- Harbor Freight to open location in Mineral Wells
- STEPPING UP WITH A PLATE: Businesses team up for meals, towing and motels during storm
- Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills
- Mineral Wells remains under boil water notice
- Four ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas resign in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm
- ESD 1, hospital district break ground on Possum Kingdom facility
- Mineral Wells urges residents to limit non-essential water use
- Mineral Wells remains under boil water notice after water leaks
- Water distribution continues in Mineral Wells
Elton Hayes and Kevin Brockway discuss the status of the Big Ten as the Big Dance nears; Clay Horning suggests a new format for college wrestling and reflects on the Daytona 500; George Bremer and Bill Burt talk about the quarterback carousel in the NFL.