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The Aledo ISD board of trustees unanimously approved the student code of conduct this week, which included the district’s new vaping policy.

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The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District met this week and continued discussions about unpaid water use fees by Castle Water Inc. owner Butch Hardie.

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Weatherford ISD welcomed kids back to school on Thursday. WISD is the final Parker County school district to ring in the new academic year.

During the first budget workshop over Parker County’s proposed budget, the commissioners heard information about decisions that will have to be made for what capital projects may or may not be included in the 2019-20 budget.

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As part of the first budget workshop for the proposed 2019-20 county budget, Parker County commissioners heard presentations on salaries for non-elected employees as well as additional department purchasing requests.

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Earlier this year, the city of Weatherford named Kaleb Kentner the new Development and Neighborhood Services Department director. Kentner started his position at the end of July. 

Marriages and deaths recorded from July 31, 2019 to Aug. 7, 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 …

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U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, discussed with the Weatherford Rotary Club about some national issues she’s been involved with on Tuesday afternoon at North Side Baptist Church. 

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The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially welcome the SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel to Willow Park Tuesday morning.

A traffic light at the intersection of Farm-to-market Road 1189 and Eagle Spirit Lane by Brock Elementary School is expected to be installed after Labor Day.

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Candidates filed for the November election for mayor and city commissioner in Brock and Dennis. 

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In total, about 98 animals were adopted during Clear the Shelters Day on Saturday at the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter.

AUSTIN — As millions of Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in and around school buses.

Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced that two employers in Parker County have been awarded the company’s top honor for workplace safety. Texas Mutual, the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance, recognized these companies for making safety a priority.

Poolville ISD announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.

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Community members recently donated 233 pints of blood to Carter BloodCare for the Battle of the Badges Community Blood Drive — Weatherford fire versus police — to help with blood supply shortages.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Gene Allen Stone, 39, of Poolville, for two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams, less than 200 grams.

Brock ISD board of trustees discussed the 2019-20 tax rate during their meeting on Monday evening at Brock Elementary School.

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While kids are returning to school, bulletproof backpacks may be on the minds of some parents.

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Aledo ISD administration recently recommended salary increases for employees for the 2019-20 school year.

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At the regular meeting of the Willow Park city council Tuesday night it was announced that the Texas Water Development Board unanimously approved funding for the Fort Worth water project for WP and Hudson Oaks.

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Weatherford City Council approved proposing a slightly decreased tax rate during their meeting on Tuesday evening at city hall.

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

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A ONEOK employee recently met with West Parker County residents to listen to concerns about the Arbuckle II Pipeline construction taking place on their properties.

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Weatherford ISD board of trustees adopted the tax rate and budget for 2019-20 during their meeting on Monday evening at the District Services Building.

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Weatherford ISD Education Foundation had their largest donation drive ever in the 15th annual Backpack and School Supply Donation Drive on Saturday.

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The Parker County commissioners unanimously approved audio/visual upgrades for the County Court at Law 2 courtroom after issues were expressed by Judge Lynn Marie Johnson.

This Labor Day, yoga studios throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area will open their doors to offer free classes as part of the 13th Annual Free Day of Yoga Sept. 2 as a way to welcome people of every age and every fitness level to try yoga for the first time, experience a new style of yoga or…

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After the mass shooting that occurred at a Walmart in El Paso on Aug. 3, local officials are shining a light on a state program that helps take the financial burden off victims of violent crime.

Weatherford College board of trustees approved proposing a tax rate decrease for the 2019-20 year during their meeting on Thursday afternoon in the Doss Student Center.

Poolville ISD board of trustees proposed a decreased tax rate on Thursday evening at their regular meeting in the District PD Lab in the elementary building.

Parker County Extension office is launching Step Up and Scale Down, a 12-week weight management program to help the public being making changes to eat healthier and exercise more.

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Annetta resident Jennifer Carter has donated non-perishable items to the Blessing Box in Willow Park before, but a couple of months ago, she decided to involve her three children in the donation.

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The road construction project at South Bowie Drive is almost complete.

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The city of Hudson Oaks revealed its proposed fiscal year 2020 budget at it’s most recent city council meeting.