Each year, Americans come together on Memorial Day to honor the fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, and sons and daughters who have given their lives serving in the military, with the red, white and blue emblazoned across communities far and wide.
Two local 4-H and FFA high school students were among five that received prominent recognition for their dedication to agriculture through AgTexas Farm Credit Services’ 5th Annual Ag Youth Scholarship Program and a $1,000 scholarship.
ROSENBERG — Former military intelligence analyst Vincent Rapp spent five years serving his country in the U.S. Army. The drive to continue giving back has never left him.
Parker County Sheriff’s Posse officials announced Thursday night that the 2020 PRCA Frontier Days Rodeo is happening, moving from its original dates to July 7-11 at the PCSP Rodeo Grounds and Event Center.
After continued monitoring of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Friday announced that it had made the tough decision to cancel this year's Parker County Peach Festival.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily stopped this ruling from taking effect.
After being surrendered by his elderly owners earlier this month, Shelby the Australian shepherd mix was adopted and nursed back to health by his new owner, Elizabeth Wellner.
The Aledo ISD Bond Progress Committee presented an update to the board of trustees Monday night on how they felt the process has been so far on some of the big projects.
After implementing the first phase of his executive order on May 1, Gov. Greg Abbott allowed additional businesses to open and increased capacity for others on Monday.
The Weatherford College board of trustees approved a resolution authorizing reimbursement for costs relating to the Workforce and Emerging Technologies Building during their meeting Thursday afternoon.
After the devastating news that Weatherford High School seniors would not have a prom to attend, senior Tristen Spooner has taken it upon herself to create a special prom through fundraising efforts.
The Aledo ISD board of trustees approved a partnership with Tarleton State University that will allow automatic admission for students in the top 33% of their class.
As businesses continue to reopen and restrictions on social gatherings and interaction gradually ease, healthcare workers with local nursing homes and assisted living centers said extensive challenges remain in regards to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, both for residents as well as…
AZLE — Tri-County Electric Cooperative, which serves more than 91,000 members in 16 North Texas counties, will open a new facility in Aledo May 18.
The Weatherford Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized the annual Good Citizens and scholarship winners from Parker County high schools.
Weatherford's Pinnacle Christian School seniors Brooke Souhrada and Traysen Crist played the role of pathfinders in front of friends, family and faculty Thursday morning in front of campus, officially becoming the first high school graduates of the hybrid school, which utilizes elements of b…
Local residents sporting unwanted and unkempt hairstyles stemming from salon and barbershop closures related to the current COVID-19 pandemic can now make arrangements to take back control of their look, albeit with a few changes, after the recent reopening of the abovementioned businesses, …
The First Tee of Fort Worth, a nonprofit organization, officially broke ground on the second Ben Hogan Learning Center at Squaw Creek Golf Course in Willow Park Wednesday.
Academic and athletic school programs have greatly been affected by COVID-19, and hundreds of those students making up the band programs from area schools are no different.
Following pushback from residents and a council member, the Willow Park city council approved preliminary and final plats of a storage and retail addition in a 4-1 vote Tuesday night.
The East Parker County Library and the Weatherford Public Library are operating with adjustments while complying with Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order of 25% capacity.
FORT WORTH — Six school lunch programs and 10 food banks and pantries received donations this spring from Lone Star Ag Credit, a local rural financing cooperative.
The Weatherford City Council, joined by new Place 3 member Matt Ticzkus, met briefly Tuesday night to go over and approve the adoption of an ordinance with amendments related to the city’s park regulations.
Parker County is applying for a 20% match grant through a Texas Department of Transportation program and identified four roadways to put in the submission.
The Parker County commissioners held discussions on a new grant program, the Texas Water Development Board Infrastructure Fund, that would help pay to identify mitigation strategies of flood-prone areas in the county.
Willow Park Trinity Christian Academy’s educators were front and center at Friday afternoon’s Teacher and Staff Appreciation Parade, being received with cheers and words of thanks from students and their families alike who filled the campus’ parking lot (every other space) to show their support.
After receiving phone calls and questions from residents, Parker County Judge Pat Deen publicly announced Monday morning that county offices are not closed and continue to operate.
Sarah Harvey-Toth will always treasure Mother’s Day. Not only because she is a mother herself, and of course she loves her own mother, but it is an annual reminder of a day that changed her life forever.
Campus police are continuing operations in Parker County, albeit in different capacities, despite schools being closed for the last two months.
Texas Health Resources as well as Medical City Weatherford recently highlighted the importance of seeking medical care during emergencies after seeing a decline in patients not related to COVID-19.
With precautions still in place to protect those most vulnerable to COVID-19, Parker County Judge Pat Deen said there has only been one confirmed case within a nursing home facility in the county.
Marriages and deaths recorded from April 29, 2020 to May 6, 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 th…
Residents at Brookdale Weatherford, an assisted living community in Parker County, were treated to a parade of decorated vehicles, smiling faces and cheering friends and family last weekend.
Just as Parker County first responders have worked together to ensure the safety and well being of local residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, two longtime fixtures of Weatherford, Davis City Pharmacy and Jamak recently teamed up to provide hand sanitizer in an effort to look after those o…
TYLER — Brookshire Grocery Co. is extending its discount programs for senior citizens and critical and emergency service providers, through June 2, 2020, in all four banners it operates — Brookshires’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market and FRESH by Brookshire’s.
The stage has changed of late, but for the Salazar twins, Damek and Derek, the show will go on again, someday. And when it does, they will be ready.
Before Gov. Greg Abbott’s press conference, the Aledo ISD board of trustees held a special meeting to hear information about graduation and summer programs.
With businesses and nonprofits taking a big hit during the coronavirus pandemic, the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce is encouraging everyone to support local with the unveiling of “I support local” T-shirts. A portion of the T-shirt sales will benefit the United Way of Parker County to help …
After she was forced to temporarily shut down her massage business amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Jennifer Lanham decided she wanted to give back to those who may be struggling by giving away homemade bread.
Following the cancelation of Parker County Clean-Up Day, the commissioners recently published information about their own precinct clean-up days taking place this month.
Myrlan Coleman didn’t set out for a career in education, but after spending more than 50 years teaching art at Weatherford College, she found that it is her passion.
Friends, family, neighbors and fellow Weatherford community members alike lined up in dozens of cars along Westridge Trail Wednesday afternoon with thank you banners and words of gratitude all for one individual, local nurse Julie Enlow.
This Week's Circulars
- Parker County Peach Festival pivots
- Weatherford man arrested for toddler abuse
- COVID-19 may have contributed to county resident’s death
- Familiar face to head Millsap volleyball
- HOME SWEET HOME: Surrendered dog finds peace with new mom in Springtown
- MARCHING ON: Band programs coping with impact of COVID-19
- Tracking COVID-19
- Parker County Senior Spotlight: Brock track's Sloan McGuire
- County judge shares thoughts on Phase 2
- Livestock show a go