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Parker County Judge Pat Deen answered questions Wednesday morning related to the COVID-19 pandemic during a virtual meeting hosted by the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.

Marriages and deaths recorded from March 11, 2020 to March 18, 2020. This information is being provided as a courtesy by the Office of Parker County Clerk Lila Deakle. Every effort is made to see that the information is correct and complete. The Parker County Clerk is not responsible should …

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Parker County educational advocate and lawyer Roy Joe Grogan died early Monday morning at 93 years old.

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Architectural firm PBK presented the schematic design of Aledo ISD’s new elementary school Monday night, which was unanimously approved by the board of trustees.

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Aledo ISD department heads recently broke down what they’re doing to ensure students and staff are safe and geared up for distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sections of north and southbound Farm-to-Market Road 51 from the Union Pacific Railroad crossing just north of US 180 in Weatherford to the Clear Fork Trinity River will be reduced to one lane in each direction as needed for road work beginning Wednesday. Lane closures will be from 7:30 a.m.…

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AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services has launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Weatherford ISD board of trustees is currently working to interview and screen candidates for the position of superintendent following Jeffrey Hanks’ announcement of his retirement last month. Rod Townsend has been hired as the interim superintendent until a new superintendent is selecte…

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Following mail-outs of jury duty summons sent out prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, county officials are letting the public know that there will be no jury trials during the month of April.

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Western wear retailer Cavender’s and many of its vendor partners contributed $100,000 to the Texas FFA Foundation for 2020 scholarships in light of youth livestock shows being closed.

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Peaster ISD board of trustees approved a resolution to pay hourly employees during the school closure at Thursday’s meeting.

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During this COVID-19 pandemic, some might be left with uncertainties when it comes to providing food for their families, but the South Main Church of Christ in Weatherford is letting county residents know that they’re here for them during this unprecedented event.

The Weatherford Art Association once again met in February for a demonstration and the selection of the Artist of the Month. The demonstration was completed by Lynne Buchannan who took time to instruct all of our members present regarding her winning abstract and contemporary art. 

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Springtown ISD board of trustees approved a resolution to pay employees during school closings and postponed the upcoming board election during Monday’s meeting.

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Weatherford Municipal Utility Board approved suspending utility billing policies related to the assessment of late penalties and non-payment disconnects during their meeting Thursday.

Weatherford College officials have extended the deadline to apply for WC Foundation scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Originally March 25, the deadline will now be Monday, April 6, at 8 a.m.

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Sometime in the next year, Willow Park will be home to a Ben Hogan Learning Center at Squaw Creek Golf Course — the second facility worldwide.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Derek Evan Songer, 19, of Weatherford, on March 19 for aggravated assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact.

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Poolville ISD board of trustees approved a resolution during a special meeting Tuesday to pay employees during school closures brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Parker County law enforcement agency officials are upping safety precautions and the way they handle calls during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Aledo ISD board of trustees unanimously approved 49 new positions for the 2020-21 school year as well as new furniture for elementary campuses that was included in the 2019 bond package.

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Weatherford College board of trustees met Tuesday for an update on the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Two Weatherford businesses recently donated a total of 60 N95 masks to the Parker County Hospital District, which will be distributed to first responders.

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Millsap ISD board of trustees spent time in their monthly meeting on Monday to address issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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During a virtual meeting Monday night, the Aledo ISD board of trustees reviewed a “worst case scenario” resolution in regard to the COVID-19 situation and will plan to take action on the document at 9 a.m. Friday.

The Texas Federation of Music Clubs sponsored their annual Junior Festival on Feb. 22, at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. Over 25 teachers across the Metroplex prepared and entered students in this festival and the Burch School of Music in Weatherford entered 69 students to perform …

The Parker County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is making plans to join in the 2020 Walk Across Texas campaign, set for March 22. 

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After heavy rainfall caused the opening of four gates at Possum Kingdom Lake’s Morris Sheppard Dam earlier this week, some flooding has occurred around the Brazos River communities, but not as significant as anticipated.

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The Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter and local vet clinics are implementing operational changes to help individuals and animals stay safe during the COVID-19 situation.

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Parker County school districts have plans in place to feed kids in need during the mandated school closures following the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The novel coronavirus has us all on edge. Thus we want to fill you in on how Weatherford Democrat staff is hard at work covering the story locally to inform you with accurate and timely news about the disease.