The end of the early voting period is less than a week away and the number of voters is expected to surpass those from previous years.
Wildfires have continued to rage in California and at times, members from Parker County have been in the thick of the firefighting battle.
Hard-working and loving life are the words Marie Rollins used to describe her son, Zakary King, who was killed while driving his motorcycle Wednesday after a vehicle failed to yield to him.
Writer, photographer and world-traveler Reubene Scott, a resident at Willow Park Rehabilitation and Care Center, has had quite the accomplishments during her almost 100 years of life.
With COVID-19 set to be a major topic in the Texas legislative session, an Aledo ISD subcommittee revealed a first draft of the district’s legislative priorities, saying local control will be a big focus.
The city of Mineral Wells’ Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2 boundary was expanded by 615 acres Tuesday night after unanimous approval by the council.
After a seven-month hiatus due to COVID-19, fine arts productions are returning to Weatherford College, but, for now, all productions and concerts will be streamed online.
Marriages and deaths recorded from Oct. 7, 2020 to Oct. 14, 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…
Weatherford Fire Department Lt. Todd Helm, standing alongside Lt. Burt McFadden, discussed their deployment to battle the California wildfires in August.
With additional election costs related to an extended period of early voting this year because of the pandemic, Parker County will see a little bit of relief with the help of an almost $55,000 grant.
A coding error at an early voting site in Aledo Tuesday left one resident angry after she discovered the Aledo mayoral race was left off her ballot.
A revision to the preliminary engineering report to show the Willow Park Baptist Church property as the preferred wastewater treatment facility site was unanimously approved by the council this week.
Tyler VanSant was appointed to place 2 of the Willow Park city council in a unanimous vote Tuesday night, following the resignation of previous Place 2 Councilmember Amy Fennell at the Sept. 22 meeting.
The Weatherford Fire Department is donating a retired truck, Engine 2, to the Weatherford High School Career and Technical Education program.
Executive Director of Curriculum Carey Carter broke down the Mineral Wells ISD bilingual/ESL program evaluation, presenting information Monday night about testing, which was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commissioners Tuesday approved the authorization of Parker County Judge Pat Deen to execute an interlocal agreement with local school districts for reimbursement of personal protective equipment.
The Palo Pinto County commissioners are planning to bring in some experts before going out for bid on the courthouse roof project following discussion at Tuesday morning’s meeting.
Safe Halloween at Weatherford College will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, as a “drive-thru” event at the Memorial Plaza Amphitheatre.
Claudia Swisher loves casting her ballot in person on Election Day, but this year COVID-19 health concerns are keeping her away from the polls.
Early voting for the Nov. 3 election begins Tuesday and amongst other local elections includes the race for Parker County sheriff.
Weatherford Christian School will celebrate the completion of the new Greg Welch Education Space with a ribbon cutting ceremony on at noon Saturday. Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, an open house will be held for attendees to tour the new facilities and fellowship with staff, friends a…
In an effort to comply with state-mandated safety requirements, CDC guidelines and to insure the safety and well-being of Parker County residents, the annual drive thru flu clinic scheduled at Senior Care at Holland Lake has been restructured.
Serving in the U.S. Air Force for just under 20 years, Major Cody Wilton, a Mineral Wells native, has been flying high as part of the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team out of Arizona.
Marriages and deaths recorded from Sept. 30, 2020 to Oct. 7, 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…
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and Gathering Hope of Aledo is gearing up for its annual event Wave of Light to support families who have experienced loss of a baby.
After being allocated more than $951,000 in CARES Act funding, Mineral Wells officials discussed the purchase of police department vehicles with the remainder of its funds Tuesday night.
Mineral Wells moved a step closer in the Women’s Club/former U.S. Post Office building rehabilitation project after approving a funding agreement Tuesday night.
The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted a public scope meeting this week detailing plans for a dam rehabilitation project in east Parker County.
Following the termination of its previous contractor, the Aledo ISD board of trustees approved a new firm for the construction of elementary school No. 6 Monday night.
Marriages and deaths recorded from Sept. 23, 2020 to Sept. 30, 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…
The passing of Weatherford ISD educator Trace Craft last month after a battle with ALS left a hole both in the district and the community.
The Alzheimer’s Association Weatherford Walk to End Alzheimer’s is coming up October 10, 2020. One of the many supporters with a personal story is Kay Crumley, a former Alzheimer’s caregiver turned support group facilitator.
A Parker County grand jury indicted Paul Daniel Dedrick, 35, of Rhome, on Oct. 1 for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact.
The Willow Park Police Department announced that it has implemented the Take Me Home program, which was developed for people who may require special assistance in times of an emergency.
Following an announcement by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, eligible nursing homes and other long-term care facilities were allowed to open for visitation on Sept. 24.
Marriages and deaths recorded from Sept. 16, 2020 to Sept. 23, 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…
A part time job without pay may not sound appealing — but when it's used to help a child, the payout is worth more than any monetary amount.
The Texas Department of State Health Services this week published school district COVID-19 data reported for Sept. 21-27.
The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce from putting on quite the show for its 95th annual Chamber Banquet Thursday night, which was held virtually.
Helping those in need is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic and the second annual Parker County Mayors’ Food Drive kicked off Thursday to benefit Center of Hope.
This Week's Circulars
- Pedestrian lying in roadway killed by passing vehicle
- MW motorcyclist killed after wreck on FM 920
- Parker County impacted by computer security attack
- UPDATE: Peaster reports 5 COVID cases; Super says district will not report illnesses out
- Donations accepted for family of killed motorcyclist
- CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: Mineral Wells veteran, avid fisherman turning 100
- Six local volleyball teams rank among the best in Texas
- Parker County sheriff's race heats up; Early voting for Nov. 3 election begins Tuesday
- Sheriff’s office continues search for missing teen
- Mineral Wells council approves additional expansion of TIRZ