The tradition of Weatherford College sending competitors to the College National Finals Rodeo is well-known. Ever since 2005, WC has been a mainstay at the national championship event in Casper, Wyoming. This year is no different.
WEATHERFORD — The Abandoned Cemetery Association has discovered 49 additional graves outside the current cemetery on the former Parker County Poor Farm.
The Food and Drug Administration Monday approved a new drug developed to treat Alzheimer’s, which may be the very first to address underlying symptoms of the disease.
It has been more than 110 years since the first Father's Day celebration, which occurred in Washington on June 19, 1910. While initially challenging to promote, retailers and advertisers redoubled their efforts to make Father's Day a "second Christmas" for men following the economic downturn…
New band instruments will be in place for students when the 2021-22 school year begins in August after Weatherford ISD trustees approved more than $98,000 in purchases for the high school and Tison Middle School.
Two Weatherford College student-athletes were in third place in their respective College National Finals Rodeo events after Tuesday's competition at the Ford Wyoming Center in Casper, Wyoming.
WACO — Summer has arrived with its higher temperatures and water conditions suitable for the spread of an uncommon but usually fatal illness that can occur when water goes up your nose, after, for instance, swimming, diving, skiing or other water recreation.
MINERAL WELLS — Following a 10-year lease of the former Texas National Guard facility, Perone Industries LLC has purchased the property from the Mineral Wells Industrial Foundation.
Marriages and Deaths recorded from May 19, 2021 to June 9, 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 the…
ALEDO — After opening the Weatherford Music Academy less than two years ago, Phoenix and Danielle Rose have officially opened a second location in Aledo, teaching more than 600 students between the two locations.
PARKER COUNTY — The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is planning to take a hard look at areas of Wise and Parker counties for water resources in anticipation of increased growth and development.
PALO PINTO — An individual has been approved to add finishing touches to the Mineral Wells Annex. However, due to a delay on the electrical, the completion date is unknown at this time.
5P Ranch, of Poolville, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
WILLOW PARK — For all of its 28 years of existence, Trinity Christian Academy has been without home fields for outdoor athletic programs. But not anymore.
Aaron Lopez has been promoted to chief executive officer of ClearSky Rehabilitation Hospital of Weatherford. The hospital offers specialized rehabilitation services to individuals recovering from disabling injuries or illnesses.
A Parker County grand jury recently indicted Leland Darrell Speck, 62, of Springtown, for continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14.
Following concerns that the Weatherford College Fire Academy might be in jeopardy, roughly 15 individuals — mostly current or former instructors and cadets of the Weatherford College Fire Academy — showed up at the college's monthly board meeting to express their support of the program.
MINERAL WELLS — Mineral Wells residents had the chance to voice their concerns and questions on federal issues before U.S. Rep. August Pfluger as part of a town hall Wednesday morning at Brazos Market & Bistro.
WEATHERFORD — About 20 Weatherford ISD middle school students got quite the treat Wednesday when they participated in the first official Ford Automotive Career Exploration program in the state.
More than 700 people, a record, gathered in Heritage Park last Thursday for the 12th annual Taste of Parker County benefiting the Weatherford College Foundation.
The Weatherford Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosted their annual event last month at NorthSide Baptist Church in Weatherford.
WEATHERFORD — When COVID-19 had the world turned upside down a year ago, the folks in this part of the world shunned conventional thoughts of isolation and gathered together anyway.
PARKER COUNTY — The city of Aledo is working towards acquiring about 246 acres, a portion of Dean Ranch, that currently sits in Fort Worth’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.
MINERAL WELLS — Financial incentives and project details were revealed by officials Thursday on the historic agreement between local governmental entities and The Baker Hotel Development Partners.
A joint meeting in Mineral Wells Tuesday night resulted in a final development incentive agreement with The Baker Hotel Development Group, something the mayor called “a historic evening.”
As rain continued to pour down across Parker County on Monday, several roadways became impassable, which resulted in a handful of stranded motorists.
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.
Construction of the Pythian Home’s Family Care Center is underway and a summer concert is set to bring in additional funds for the facility.
After some changes due to COVID-19 last year, the 74th annual Parker County PRCA Frontier Days Rodeo returns to its normal dates, June 8-12, with kick-off events on June 5.
When the recent news of the athletics facilities expansion at Trinity Christian Academy was announced, it was bittersweet for those graduating.
Mineral Wells High School senior Luke Bullock will have two degrees after stepping across the stage tonight as the first MWISD student to obtain an associate’s degree.
A public hearing during Tuesday night's Weatherford city council meeting provided several residents with another chance to express their concerns over a potential electric substation that was proposed for an area along Bankhead Drive.
With a theme of "Stop the Cycle," an eighth grade Springtown Middle School student and her classmates raised $1,600 for Freedom House during an eight-week period this spring.
With their most recent donation, contributions from the Parker County Women's and Newcomers Club to the Weatherford College Foundation have crossed the $100,000 mark. Bob Glenn, WC Foundation president, thanked the club's Scholarship Committee at the college Tuesday.
A man killed in a wreck Friday on Interstate 20 in Weatherford has been identified as Cesar Soto, 33, of Lewisville, who police in Grapevine had been searching for as a suspect in the carjacking and stabbing of an Uber driver on May 13.
AUSTIN — Despite a drop in the number of traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of people in Texas from not wearing a seatbelt. That’s why TxDOT is reminding everyone that buckling up is the best defense in a crash.
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.
The year’s Miss Parker County Peach Pageant will be held June 19 at the new location of Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St. in Weatherford.
This Week's Circulars
- MW man arrested in child pornography investigation
- Motorcyclist dies after being struck by vehicle
- Weatherford mayor joins TxDOT group to study I-20 corridor
- Traffic stop leads to arrest, recovery of stolen property
- Investigators seize seven dogs, cats from abandoned home
- 49 additional graves discovered on former county poor farm
- Perone Industries purchases property following 10-year lease
- UTGCD to study alternate water resources with expected growth
- Repeat domestic abuser convicted
- Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas will build a border wall, but doesn’t yet give details on cost or location