The Miracle League of Parker County has named one of its own the new executive director, and Kendra Finestead has hit the ground running establishing goals for the non-profit organization.

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Garner ISD is a new participant in Grand Canyon University’s Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving program, which offers grants and scholarships to the community.

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Weatherford City Council approved the youth association user agreements with Weatherford Little League Association, Weatherford Soccer Association and Weatherford Youth Association during the meeting Tuesday at city hall.

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A petition and resolution for a public hearing was approved by the Willow Park City Council Tuesday night for the annexation of 75.458 acres requested by Trinity Christian Academy for the future building of athletic facilities.

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Local veterans discussed information on two new acts that have been implemented for them during a proclamation presentation that was approved by the Parker County commissioners Tuesday morning.

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Brock ISD’s board of trustees discussed the next steps following the passing of the $21.36 million bond election during their meeting Monday evening at Brock Elementary School.

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The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident where the grave of Vietnam War U.S. Air Force veteran Donnie Wright was defaced in the Veal Station Cemetery.

Freese and Nichols Engineer Tim Sansone gave a presentation and discussed completed road projects with the Parker County commissioners Tuesday morning that have improved safety and mobility throughout the county.

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The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has ruled the deaths of a Mineral Wells couple found dead last month in a Weatherford motel room as the result of a homicide, followed by a suicide.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Oct. 23, 2019 to Oct. 29, 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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The annual Joseph Thomas Foundation biathlon was a big success Saturday, doubling in size for the event held at Film Alley in Weatherford.

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The Aledo High School Bearcat Regiment advanced to the UIL State Marching Band Championships in San Antonio for the seventh time, ranking ninth place out of 234 Class 5A bands.

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Since Jan. 1, seven people in Parker County have died from combination of heart disease and diabetes, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.

Messiah Lutheran Church in Weatherford raised more than $3,300 for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County at its Fall Fest Oct. 26. Messiah hosted a trunk or treat and a brisket-and-brats dinner that evening. 

Hope Cattle Company LLC, of Weatherford, and Hugo Armenta, of Azle, are new members of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

Thanks to the generosity of Richard and Nancy Stuart, Weatherford College has a beautiful new Steinway & Sons grand piano.

The 26th annual Coyote Chase Race 5K and 1-mile run will take place Nov. 16, at Weatherford College. And in honor of the college’s 150th anniversary, event planners have organized a carnival atmosphere for families to enjoy.

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After being named the 2020 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year, Weatherford ISD’s Karen Sams called the honor the biggest accomplishment of her 15-year career.

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Local officials expressed their gratitude for Parker County after voters approving propositions related to state parks and the historical commission, and the adoption of law enforcement K9s.

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Since it opened 16 months ago, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County has served 309 children, but over the last six months, staff traveled to Italy and Colorado for a unique case involving the U.S. Air Force.

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This year, Peaster High School’s National Honor Society has decided to spruce up the outdoor classroom for their annual service project.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Oct. 29, 2019 to Nov. 6, 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 Parker County Extension Education Association invites everyone to the 2019 Home for the Holidays from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12. The event will take place at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church in the gym, located in Weatherford at 802 N. Elm St.

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Parker County voters decided on 10 constitutional amendments that were on the ballot including a continued ban on a state income tax, Proposition 4, to which 88.01% [17,528] voted for and 11.99% [2,389] voted against.

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Final but unofficial results came in Tuesday night and Aledo ISD’s $149,950,000 bond was passed by its voters, with 61.75% [3,876] voting for and 38.25% [2,401] voting against.

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Brock ISD board of trustees plan to discuss bond projects plans moving forward at the school board meeting on Monday evening.

Theatre Off the Square will be holding auditions for “Ripcord” by David Lindsay-Abaire, adapted by Sherman Sergel and directed by Wally Jones, with assistant directors Megan Hamilton and Tim Herndon.

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Weatherford ISD's board of trustees discussed reprogramming the Ninth Grade Center for technical education during a workshop on Monday evening.

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Millsap ISD Technology Director John Briese talked about implementing technology to help teachers and students at last week’s school board meeting.

The Adult Coloring Group that meets at Senior Care at Holland Lake brought bags of candy for the nursing home residents to hand out at their annual Trunk or Treat Halloween night. The group meets at 10 a.m. each Monday at Senior Care at Holland Lake, 1201 Holland Lake Drive. All adults are w…

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Early voting ended Friday and those who didn’t vote will get one more chance to decide on local and state elections on Tuesday.

Since its site plan was approved more than a year ago, the Willow Park Starbucks is set to open before the new year on the Interstate 20 east frontage road at the Ranch House Road exit.

In celebration of Weatherford College’s sesquicentennial, local historian Jon Vandagriff will speak about the Methodist history of Weatherford College at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Weatherford. A reception will follow.

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Millsap Middle School Principal Jeff Clark discussed student performance on the state’s standardized test during the school board meeting on Monday.

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Sondra Anne Nelms, 83, of Weatherford passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at her residence. She was born August 23, 1936 in Williamsport, Indiana to Owen S and Dorothy Tignor Howard. Sondra was a 1958, graduate of Northwest School of Nursing in Amarillo and a 1961 graduate of University of…