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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.

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Parker County is situated deep in Texas rodeo country, with cowboys and cowgirls stretched across its 910 square miles. 

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.

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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. 

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…

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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).

John Bolton, the former national security adviser, writes in his new book that President Trump makes decisions based on only one calculation: his own political self-interest.

The Weatherford Police Department arrested Cameron Rene Edwards, 18, on charges of driving while intoxicated, striking an unoccupied vehicle and evading arrest last week.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Parker County officials are continuing to urge the public to practice safety and be cautious while the economy reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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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.

It’s peach season and although the annual festival is not taking place this year, Weatherford will still be serving up all things peach July 11-18.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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United Way organizations across Texas, including Parker County and Palo Pinto County, are continuing to support those in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

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Mineral Wells ISD is about to get more digital when it comes to the health of students and staff.