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After a two-year hiatus from live performances, guitar students from the Childbloom Guitar Program of Parker County returned to the stage with much anticipated excitement.

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Theatre Off The Square presents its second show of the 23rd Season of Shows, “Last Gas,” by John Cariani, produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. This production is directed by Jacob Myers, with Madeline Eidelbach as the assistant director, and Mark Gillies serving…

Texas fruit crops are behind on chill hours necessary to trigger optimal blooms and good fruit sets, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

LUBBOCK – Price hikes for family farmers spurred a study on nitrogen fertilizer costs and impact on farms released last week. The analysis, completed by the Ag and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University eyes several concerning factors that appear to drive fertilizer prices.


The Doss Cultural Center and Weatherford Art Association held their annual Spirit of the West Awards earlier this month featuring artists from around the North Texas area.

Theatre Off The Square presents “ROCKET MAN” by Steven Dietz, directed by Tyler Burden, with assistant directors Wally Jones and Jacob Myers and stage manager Jordyn Mahar Nelson. 

WEATHERFORD – Jeff Williams, president/CEO of Grandview Bank, has announced that Clayton Ratterree has joined Grandview Bank’s Weatherford office as senior vice president of commercial lending.


To mark the somber anniversary of the 9/11 attacks 20 years ago, various entities will be holding community events Saturday.

Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford presents “The Addams Family, A New Musical,” book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The show begins Sept. 10 and runs weekends through Sept. 26. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 


Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford presents its annual youth production, The Rainbow Fish Musical; book, music, and lyrics by Austin Zumbro; adapted from the book by Marcus Pfister; translated into English by J. Alison James; and presented by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama, Inc. 


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Junior Shorthorn enthusiasts gathering from 28 states competed in the 2021 National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 21-26. Juniors competed with their animals, and had the opportunity to compete in 15 individual, team or state contests.


MINERAL WELLS — RedRover, a national animal welfare nonprofit, was on the ground June 29-July 4, helping the Mineral Wells Animal Shelter provide daily care and comfort for 43 animals who were surrendered by a local homeowner. The animals relinquished include 34 cats and kittens, and nine do…


The Weatherford Art Association met last month at Barlow Hall in Weatherford, awarding several recognitions, including the Artist of the Year, an annual event when members vote on each first place winner from the past year. This year the winner was Colleen Erickson.


The June meeting for Weatherford Art Association had a turnout to see artist Susie Monzingo demonstrate her skill in applying gold leaf application to her paintings. Each month there is a new demonstration for all types of media that includes oil, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, photography…

Cornerstone Community Action Agency  has received two $300,000 grants from the Texas Veteran’s Commission Fund for Veteran’s Assistance to help low-income veterans with rent, mortgage, utility, transportation and dental services for Parker, Palo Pinto, Jack Wise, Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Co…

Carter BloodCare is counting on the employees of H-E-B stores in Central Texas to help encourage blood donation this summer, amid an urgent need. It is the 18th Annual H-E-B Challenge blood drive, when the grocery chain prioritizes blood donation awareness. Summer is the season when blood do…

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common bacterial infections in women. Approximately 50-60% of women report at least one UTI in their lifetime, and one in three will have at least one symptomatic UTI necessitating antibiotic treatment by age 24. Men also suffer from UTIs, however…


Two long-term Brock ISD students are going out on top — valedictorian Aislyn Beauregard and salutatorian Tim Hoffman, who have each attended Brock schools since kindergarten.

Six area students have qualified for the Texas High School Rodeo State Finals in cutting. Charles Russell Bushaw, Madison Flynn, Blake Heid, JT Hill, Jade Mitchell and Ryann Packard will be traveling to Abilene to compete June 3-5.


More than two months following the record cold temperatures of Winter Storm Uri, Texans are noticing that some oak trees are still struggling to recover. This has left many of our state’s experts wondering why.

The Doss After Dark series is returning the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks in June with a study of Between the Wars: A World of Change. The one-hour classes begin at 5:30 p.m. each of the four evenings.

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