Parker County Judge Pat Deen said his most recent executive order issued Wednesday regarding the wearing of face masks will help deal with large events coming up.
COLLEGE STATION — As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any activity that may cause a spark.
Weatherford College and Wayland Baptist University have announced a groundbreaking collaboration involving Steinway & Sons and the innovative Spirio | r high-resolution player piano capable of live performance capture and playback.
Two agreements with the Town of Annetta were unanimously approved by the Aledo ISD board of trustees this week during a special meeting.
As the biggest holiday weekend of summer approaches, city and county officials are concerned about the growing number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in Palo Pinto County and are encouraging people to not gather in large groups when celebrating this Fourth of July.
A Parker County grand Jury charged Britt Michael Fincher, 35, of Brock, on June 23 with five counts of possession with intent to promote child pornography.
Long-time Mineral Wells resident, the late B.A. Crowder, will be honored Sept. 4 with the unveiling of a memorial plaque in his honor at the George H.W. Bush Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer a live, online Tools for Parenting two-day learning series from 5-7 p.m. on July 7 and 14.
Marriages and deaths recorded from June 17, 2020 to June 24, 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 t…
The Aledo city council denied a Taco Bell Thursday night that was proposed to be near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 1187 and Bailey Ranch Road in a 4-1 vote.
State Representative of House District 60 candidate Jon Francis recently received the endorsements of both of his former Republican primary election opponents, Christopher Perricone (Mineral Wells) and Kellye SoRelle (Granbury).
It’s been seven years since Springtown resident Lawrence Wright had new neighbors move in down the street. Though the two couples may not look anything alike in terms of race, they have developed a bond that is more like family in the years since.
The Weatherford Police Department arrested Cameron Rene Edwards, 18, on charges of driving while intoxicated, striking an unoccupied vehicle and evading arrest last week.
Weatherford’s Director of Capital Projects Terry Hughes presented an update on the city's bypass project this week, saying they hope to secure some funding by November.
Family and personal tragedy affected the timeline and trajectory of Tabitha Mantia’s higher education, but she emerged a successful honor student at the Weatherford College commencement ceremony held June 20 at Kangaroo Stadium.
The Fourth of July is a little more than a week away and officials are gearing up for a day packed full of community events to celebrate the 74th annual Frontier Days Rodeo as well as Independence Day.
Several residents are coming together to form a gathering for unity Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Parker County courthouse.
Following previous denial of recommendations and pushback from residents, the Weatherford city council denied an applicant’s development requests on a property on Lynn Street, near Bois D Arc Street.
Jon Francis and Glenn Rogers are facing off for the seat of Texas House Representative for District 60 in the July 14 Republican Primary runoff election, which was moved from May because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A Parker County grand jury has charged Hunter Charles LeBlanc, 18, of Dallas, and Israel Leon, 24, of Weatherford, with aggravated robbery stemming from the murder of a 19-year-old in Poolville.
If Tetyana Klimenko could make a wish come true, it would be to rid the world of COVID-19, with which she has had an up-close experience, being a nurse in Tulsa.
The Parker County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering a Master Gardener Intern Training Course this fall. Those seeking to apply for Master Gardener intern training must attend one of two mandatory orientation sessions. The first orientation session will be he…
DALLAS — Principal Investments, a privately held company based in Dallas, recently participated in the purchase of Stand 1 Armory, a Texas-based ammunition manufacturer specializing in small arms calibers typically used in competitive shooting. Terms for the deal are undisclosed.
Homer Norris spent much of his 89 years roaming the rugged countryside around Aledo and the Annettas, searching for remnants from the past. Some of those finds made their way into books and museums. By the time the amateur archeologist died in 2018, he had become a treasure himself.
With calls to “defund the police” following the death of George Floyd sparking nationwide protests, local law enforcement agencies shared their thoughts on the definition of the phrase, and outlined training and procedures each department has in place.
Following a recommendation from the Parker County Elections Commission to terminate Elections Administrator Don Markum in a 4-1 vote, a discussion and possible action will take place at the commissioners court Monday.
COLLEGE STATION — Drought conditions in the western Plains and early drying across the state have led to an increase in wildfire activity and an early start to the summer wildfire season.
Summer classes may all be online, but employees in Weatherford College’s Student Services Office, Business Office and other areas of the college have returned to their stations on campus to assist students with Summer II and Fall 2020 semester registration.
Cancellations of the Weatherford ISD Community Education programs has created hardships not only financially, but also for parents during the summer.
In a unique partnership, Ford Motor Company Fund matched every dollar invested by the North Texas Ford dealers to award $500,000 in Ford Driving Dreams scholarships to 250 students through their participation in the “What Drives Your Dreams?” essay contest.
Grant Mills, outgoing student government president at Weatherford College and a member of the WC Class of 2020, is headed to the University of Texas at Arlington in the fall, where he plans to major in marketing administration with an emphasis on sports.
Parker County Judge Pat Deen is not concerned about the increase in active COVID-19 cases, saying officials anticipated that number to go up. He said he is, however, concerned about people dropping their guard.
During a town hall meeting held Monday evening, Aledo residents spoke out against a proposed Taco Bell being constructed in the “gateway” to the city.
Summer has officially begun and those who want to take a break from the Texas heat can engage in local reading programs throughout the the next couple of months.
United Way organizations across Texas, including Parker County and Palo Pinto County, are continuing to support those in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thanks to a generous donation from Nan Kingsley, Weatherford College will soon have a state of the art audio engineering facility.
The Willow Park city council heard an update on Cross Timbers Park Tuesday night and was presented two options to look over — one at the budgeted cost of $500,000 and another with added amenities for $1.1 million.
Buck Oddason McCoy, 38, of Conroe, was arrested Tuesday in Parker County on suspicion of first degree felony of continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14.
The city of Willow Park discussed wastewater treatment plant options Tuesday night and the city council approved a financial assistance resolution for funding that can be put towards a possibility in a 3-1 vote.
This Week's Circulars
- Aledo council denies Taco Bell
- Parker County judge: Glitch in state reporting pauses update on COVID-19 cases
- County declaration requires face masks for groups of 100 or more
- The Little Rascals actor arrested in Weatherford
- Brock man charged with five counts of child porn possession
- WWII vet’s helmet ID’d after decades
- PILOTING LIFE: Weatherford matron celebrates 98 years on this big round ball
- Another WISD student tests positive for COVID-19
- Brazos River Authority issues warning about rare and deadly ameoba
- Weatherford Rehab helps stroke patient return home