A Parker County grand jury met earlier this month and returned a list of indictments.
During last week’s winter storm, law enforcement not only responded to their “normal” calls for service but assisted in other ways to help protect residents and businesses.
The Palo Pinto County Jail has water again after last week’s winter storm left it without.
Palo Pinto Emergency Services District 1 and Palo Pinto County Hospital District broke ground on the Possum Kingdom East Ambulance Station and Medical Clinic Wednesday afternoon.
Bottled water distribution continued in Mineral Wells Tuesday afternoon as the city makes repairs to increase its tank levels and water pressure.
Filing came to an end on Feb. 12 for several city and school board races that will be on the May 1 election ballot in Parker and Palo Pinto counties.
When last week’s winter storm hit, it left people without water, electricity and trapped inside their homes.
Mineral Wells said its system sustained water main breaks overnight Sunday, resulting in low water pressure and tank levels.
Hard times have a way of bringing people together, and residents in Parker and Palo Pinto counties this week did exactly that, with neighbor helping neighbor through issues brought on this week by the winter storms.
Freezing temperatures, little to no water and power outages wreaked havoc across the area this week, and even after temperatures reached the mid to high 30s Friday, many residents were left dealing with lingering issues caused by the winter storms.
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.
The Weatherford College board of trustees approved moving forward with the issuance of revenue bonds in the amount of $29.5 million to fund the construction of the Workforce and Emerging Technologies Building during Thursday’s meeting.
FORT WORTH — Effective Jan. 28, Ed Watson is now executive vice president of operations for Acme Brick Company, in charge of all sales and production operations as well as supply chain and environmental, health and safety.
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.
After a fire uprooted a Mineral Wells family of seven, donations and volunteers are being sought to help get them back on their feet.
The Weatherford Fire Department delivered a retired fire truck to Weatherford High School’s Fire Orientation program Wednesday morning.
AUSTIN — State Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, and Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, have filed SCR 12 and HCR 14 for the 87th Legislative session. The respective resolutions reassert the balance of power between the federal government and Texas, as prescribed by the United States Constitution.
The Garner Independent School District board of trustees voted unanimously Monday night to call for a $15.5 million bond election to be held on May 1.
Palo Pinto County is trying to make its way through a 7,400-plus list of people signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine and will be getting some help from Parker County within the next week.
Mineral Wells native Millie Hughes-Fulford accomplished a lot in her career while blazing a trail in history.
Vinmark Roofing and Construction of Mineral Wells was awarded the Palo Pinto County Courthouse and Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace projects Monday morning.
Due to the lengthy and costly efforts that follow the annual Parker County Clean-Up Day, the commissioners are set to open “convenience centers” that will allow for year-round waste disposal.
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public the waiver on expiration dates for driver licenses and identification cards ends on April 14, 2021. Customers who need to renew are urged to make an appointment or renew online today.
Friends and family of retired Weatherford College instructor Pat Cook are making plans to establish a permanent scholarship endowment in his name in the WC Foundation.
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.
Texas surpassed the 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations administered mark quicker than any other state, Gov. Greg Abbott announced during his State of the State address.
While the pandemic continues, those in the healthcare industry are working to raise awareness in their community for heart health.
More than 20 participants in the 2021 Palo Pinto County Area Spelling Bee received a few additional instructions than they have in past years. Along with the usual guidelines — speak clearly or repeat the word before spelling — participants in this year’s event had to keep in mind the new pr…
M&C Fonseca Construction was awarded the Mineral Wells Downtown Revitalization project for a total of $503,027.25, and the city council approved an additional $6,527.25 to cover Tuesday night.
The county-wide cyber attack that occurred on Oct. 16, 2020 has left systems inoperable to date, including 911 recording at the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.
After a vehicle crash resulted in significant damage to a historic building in downtown Weatherford last week, an arrest has been made.
Edmonds and Associates was hired after unanimous approval of the Aledo city council last week to guide the city through the home-rule charter process.
Last week, state mobile vaccination teams staffed by Texas National Guard members were deployed to five rural Texas counties to administer coronavirus vaccines to qualified residents.
A rezone request motion for a five-lot development in Aledo died at Thursday night’s city council meeting following opposition from residents.
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.
Marriages and deaths recorded from Jan. 13, 2021 to Jan. 20, 2021. 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…
With many questions still surrounding the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, Palo Pinto County officials are desperately reaching out for help to get more.
Parker County Health Authority Dr. Steven Welch said they have made a good start on vaccinating residents, with about 4,000 receiving the first dose as of Friday.
As a way to garner more feedback from the community on what transportation projects are of a priority to citizens, the city of Weatherford has launched a new online survey.
This Week's Circulars
- WISD mourning the loss of Hall Middle School student
- Small child found walking alone in downtown Mineral Wells
- Harbor Freight to open location in Mineral Wells
- STEPPING UP WITH A PLATE: Businesses team up for meals, towing and motels during storm
- ESD 1, hospital district break ground on Possum Kingdom facility
- Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills
- Four ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas resign in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm
- Mineral Wells urges residents to limit non-essential water use
- Parker County now operating at 75% capacity
- Water distribution continues in Mineral Wells
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