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Candidates have begun filing for the May 2 general election this week for spots on local school boards and city councils.

After 56 years in local banking, Bob Glenn approached Weatherford College last spring about volunteering his time to raise funds for the WC Foundation. College administrators knew he would be an effective fundraiser and happily agreed.

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In her first year of teaching floral design, Poolville High School agriculture teacher Hope Sorrells has learned that floral design is an art, and there’s not just one correct way to compose an arrangement.

Volunteers with the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program are gearing up to help area residents with their 2019 income tax returns from Feb. 1-April 15. The volunteers are trained and tested in current tax law using IRS material to assist in filing basic income tax returns such as a form 1040 w…

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After a threatening message was written on the wall in the girls' bathroom at Aledo Middle School Wednesday, the threat was deemed non-credible, according to Aledo ISD officials.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Jan. 1 to Jan. 7, 2020. 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 inf…

The Weatherford College Fine Arts Department is hosting auditions for “An Enemy of the People” from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center theatre.

Meet Harley, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

Weatherford ISD board of trustees approved adding parking lot lighting at Crockett Elementary and Wright Elementary during the meeting on Monday. 

WILLOW PARK — Colt McCoy, former University of Texas signal-caller and current NFL quarterback, will be the keynote speaker at Trinity Christian Academy's Legacy Dinner and Auction on April 4. The Legacy Dinner is a biennial event that raises funds for special projects at TCA.

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Garner ISD board of trustees hired Architects Rabe and Partners to design a secondary campus during the meeting on Monday.

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At Monday’s meeting of the Parker County commissioners, officials gave an update on construction projects and provided information about another transportation public meeting taking place next week.

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The first rule of being the Weatherford College coyote mascot is simple — no talking.

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Garner ISD board of trustees met with representatives of three architectural firms for the design of a secondary campus on Thursday evening. 

After serving the City of Hudson Oaks for almost 13 years, City Administrator Patrick Lawler will be stepping down from his post to work full time as a partner for his own consulting firm. 

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Phase one construction of the Green Ribbon Project on South Main Street in Weatherford is expected to be completed in less than 45 days.

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At Wednesday’s meeting of the Willow Park Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board, an update on the construction projects that have been completed or are underway within the district was given.

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In April, the State Board of Education will consider the approval of an African American studies course at the high school level.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans about its iWatchTexas program after a meeting of the Domestic Terrorism Task Force in Austin Tuesday.

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A year after starting the handing out of Bulldog Bucks for good behavior, Millsap Elementary staff is seeing the difference in student behavior.

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Jason Cheslock is the new principal at Poolville Elementary, after serving as associate principal at Gainesville High School.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Dec. 25, 2019 to Dec. 31, 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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Researchers at Tarleton State University’s Southwest Regional Dairy Center in Stephenville are using devices similar to Fitbits to track the health habits of dairy cows.

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When it comes to using phones and other devices, most studies revolve around children overusing them.

After a presentation and purchase method approval last year, the city of Willow Park has installed its outdoor warning sirens.

Weatherford High School is creating a space for students in need to access cold-weather clothing and other items.

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The Weatherford Police Department is investigating a rental property scam stemming from a report on Jan. 3 when a woman who claimed she paid a deposit on a rental house on Valley Drive to an unknown person that did not own the property.

Mid-winter is when gardeners can slow down and consider their goals — how to work better with nature rather than against it. To that end, the typical neighborhood lawn may be a concept whose time has come, and gone.    

Meet Rodney, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week.

Dec. 31 was a beautiful day for flying, and four area Civil Air Patrol Cadets took full advantage of it. The Cadets flew a combined total of five hours in a Civil Air Patrol’s Cessna 182. These flights introduce the Cadets to the science that make flight possible. They learn about navigation…

Kate Kent has been hired as the director of marketing and events for the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.

Stop the Stigma, a student-led club at Weatherford High School, isn’t just about connecting students with mental health resources but also to prevent mental illness from becoming a punchline.

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Obituaries

Charles Kent McAnally, 50, of Weatherford passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2-4:30pm, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Kent was born April 14, 1969 in Weatherford to Charles and Nell Bloodworth McAnal…