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Aledo High School teacher Terry Snow has been selected as a finalist for the Presidential Awards of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

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Updates on what the Bond Progress Committee and architects have completed and are working to complete were presented to the Aledo ISD board of trustees Monday night.

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Weatherford College board of trustees reviewed proposed tuition and fees changes for the 2020-21 school year during their meeting last week.

Marriages and deaths recorded from Feb. 5 to Feb. 11, 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 in…

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Since December of 2019, local hospital officials have tallied up more than 600 flu-like visits and are sharing warning signs as well as measures to take if you suspect you have the flu. 

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Weatherford College board of trustees heard an update about the Workforce and Emerging Technologies Building on Thursday during the board meeting.

FORT WORTH — Bella Feliciano of Weatherford captured Second Reserve Best In Show with her Specials — Tan rabbit in the 68th Anniversary Rabbit Roundup Youth Show at the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo from Feb. 6-8. Sponsored by the American, Southwest and Texas Rabbit Breeders Associ…

WILLOW PARK — Trinity Christian Academy’s pre-calculus team won first place in the Calculus Team Competition at the Coyote Area Math Championship hosted by Weatherford College on Feb. 7. The members of the winning team are juniors Andrew Anderson, Emma Bayles, Reese Carlson and Jack Sims. In…

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The mayors in Parker County provided updates about growth, economic development, infrastructure needs and how they’re working together to support residents and businesses at a recent forum.

After a stellar 2019, the Weatherford College Foundation has crossed into uncharted territory. At the WC board meeting Tuesday, the foundation’s board of directors learned that not only had they raised more than $1 million in the 2019 calendar year, but that the non-profit corporation’s net …

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Mary Martin Elementary students and staff will spend the next few months getting to know a hamster named Humphrey.

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Weatherford ISD board of trustees held a work session on the preliminary 2021 budget on Monday evening.

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During Tuesday’s Weatherford City Council meeting, Lexie Lee was recognized for earning the DFW Directors Supreme Service Award.

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

Marriages and deaths recorded from Jan. 29, 2020 to Feb. 4, 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 Talent Search program at Weatherford College launched a new robotics program in January for middle school students who participate in the federal TRIO program.

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Brock ISD board of trustees approved purchasing five buses during Monday’s board meeting.

FORT WORTH — Get it Master, owned by N Too Deep Ventures of Millsap, TX and shown by Ty Brown, took the win in the Versatility Ranch Cutting class in the American Quarter Horse Association Versatility Ranch Horse Cutting competition at the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on January 17…

FORT WORTH — Conner Cowdrey of Millsap, captured Senior Champion Ewe and National Champion White Dorper Ewe in the National Dorper Show at the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on Feb. 1. The 2020 show is hosting exhibitors from across the United States competing for awards and over $17…

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Weatherford’s Parks, Recreation and Special Events Department has made improvements to the Clearlake Greenspace, which includes a pond, and more are on the way.

The Weatherford Art Association is back in session for the new year. During the January meeting Sharron McGlasson demonstrated how to make “ugly paintings” beautiful. Her talents from over 40 years have provided her with lots of ideas to see the beauty in everything the WAA does. Her advice …

The Weatherford Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association announces the 19th Annual Raffle Night with Casino Games fundraiser. This year’s event will be held on Feb. 15 with doors opening at 6 p.m. at the Weatherford Ninth Grade Center Activities Building.

Aledo High School Principal Dan Peterson announced his retirement Thursday after 35 years in public education as a principal and teacher.

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Weatherford High School senior Camille Fournier is breaking barriers on the wrestling team after winning two state championships, competing in Sweden and receiving a full scholarship to Texas Wesleyan University.

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A Weatherford man who walked up to the Parker County jail to turn himself in for pedophilia pled guilty to repeatedly molesting a 9-year-old girl in court Thursday and was sentenced to 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole.

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

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Weatherford City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission gave direction to city staff on development preferences during a joint meeting on Tuesday evening.

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A homicide case that went cold for 35 years will be cleared by exception by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office following the death of the offender. 

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history.

Jacob Lane, of Azle, and Maggie Stone, of Springtown are new junior members of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

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After setting a goal to provide veteran care, Stars and Strides Stables has been able to make it a reality partnering with an experienced veterans equine-assisted therapy operator who moved to Parker County from Waco.

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Garner ISD’s Citizens Advisory Committee unanimously approved recommending that the board of trustees call a $10 million bond election during a meeting Tuesday.

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The city of Hudson Oaks was recently awarded a $2.1 million Transportation Alternative grant from the Texas Department of Transportation that will be used for Phase 1 of its trail master plan.

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Weatherford High School Theatre is gearing up to open their production of “Matilda the Musical” this week.

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The community came together Monday evening to celebrate the Aledo High School Bearcat football team after their record-breaking ninth state championship win.

FORT WORTH — Mary Ann Shaw captured Grand Champion Bantam in the Youth Poultry Show at the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on Jan. 26. The 2020 Show is hosting exhibitors from across the North and South America competing for awards and over $3,000 in Youth Division premiums.

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After it was announced in November of 2018, the ONEOK Arbuckle II Pipeline has been put in the ground through Parker County and the restoration process has begun.

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Author and speaker Tui Snider, of Azle, has spent some time researching the evolution of cemetery practices and symbolism, and recently gave a presentation at the Weatherford Public Library to share her knowledge with residents.