The Parker County Camera Club’s members took home a total of 23 awards at the State Fair of Texas 2021 competition.
WEATHERFORD — A Weatherford-based nonprofit serving senior residents is setting its sights on growth as it emerges from a couple of challenging years.
WEATHERFORD — Commissioners Monday grudgingly approved a new formula for road and bridge allocation funding, ending arguments that had been ongoing for the past month.
In 1971, First National Bank began an annual teacher breakfast in which they provided coffee and donuts to Mineral Wells ISD staff. The breakfast grew in the hands of the Mineral Wells Downtown Merchants’ Association, which was then embraced by the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce. The…
KatieBelle Nunn started kindergarten this year, and is the fourth generation to walk the hall of Weatherford ISD in her family. Nunn is also a fifth-generation Weatherford resident.
Weatherford College's mascot, Champ, visited the WC Board of Trustees during their board meeting Thursday afternoon as they were introduced to the college's new quality enhancement plan.
MINERAL WELLS — School trustees on Monday approved agreements with the city of Mineral Wells for on-campus school resource officers for the new school year as well as for use of the city's gun range for school staff participating in the Guardian Program.
WEATHERFORD — Parker County commissioners Monday reached a stalemate on road and bridge allocation, which means the topic will be brought back again as the court tries to agree on a funding method.
PALO PINTO — County commissioners on Monday amended their hotel/motel tax collection agreements across the county to allow the levy collected from overnight visitors to be spent in support of tourism.
Action last Thursday by the federal Food and Drug Administration to reject the applications of more than 900,000 makers of e-cigarettes and related products will not snuff out all adult use of the nicotine delivery devices, a national advocate and a Weatherford vape shop manager said.
Michael Balboni, who oversaw New York’s homeland security and criminal justice agencies during the administration of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, said the attacks prompted a major emphasis on the need to bolster domestic security, in many different fronts and that those priorities continue to …
MINERAL WELLS — A new school year was just starting to roll one Tuesday morning when the word went out at Mineral Wells High School to turn on the TV.
MINERAL WELLS — Bids will go out shortly for $788,100 in water and sewer line upgrades in downtown Mineral Wells after the city council on Tuesday OKed the next stage of the significant infrastructure project.
Garner ISD trustees Tuesday passed a budget that includes 4% salary increases for teachers and staff and an increase to supply budgets to support the student population growth at the district. The tax rate adopted was lowered to just below $0.12, making the newly adopted tax rate $0.936096 p…
Theatre Off The Square in Weatherford presents “The Addams Family, A New Musical,” book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The show begins Sept. 10 and runs weekends through Sept. 26. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety encourages everyone to drive safely as they celebrate the unofficial end of summer during the long Labor Day weekend. The Texas Highway Patrol will be increasing enforcement from Sept. 3 through Sept. 6, looking for people not wearing their seat…
AUSTIN (AP) — The Supreme Court allowing a new Texas law that bans most abortions is the biggest curb to the constitutional right to an abortion in decades, and Republicans in other states are already considering similar measures.
WEATHERFORD — As a Parker County commissioner, Precinct 3’s Larry Walden receives calls almost daily from residents, but not all requests are theirs to fulfil, he told Weatherford Noon Lions Wednesday afternoon.
WEATHERFORD — After members of the Reno city council signed and delivered a letter to Police Chief Tony Simmons last week, Mayor Pro Tem Randy Martin said he thought Simmons should see it in private, look it over and make a decision.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted the Supreme Court's decision not to block a new Texas law banning most abortions in the state and directed federal agencies to do what they can to “insulate women and providers” from the impact.
WEATHERFORD — When Hurricane Ida hit the coast of Louisiana this week, it was all hands on deck. In true first responder fashion, emergency crews, including several from Parker County ESD 1, loaded up and headed out to offer aid.
WEATHERFORD — After two non-native plant species were found on the shoreline of Lake Weatherford earlier this month, Texas Parks and Wildlife biologists and a rapid response team were able to remove them from the area and attempt to prevent their growth.
Clark Gardens’ fall opening will be celebrated with its annual model train show. The trains are coming to town from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday he would deploy emergency resources to Louisiana to aid in Hurricane Ida recovery efforts.
Retired Army Lt. Col. Michael Tachias knows his way around Afghanistan, where he recruited and trained over 5,000 translators and now plans to return to spirit his friends to freedom.
WEATHERFORD — Medical City Weatherford is a 5-star recipient in the 2021 Women's Care Awards by Healthgrades , the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. This 5-star rating indicates that Medical City Weatherford's clinical outcomes are statistically signifi…
ALEDO — The Aledo ISD Bond Progress Committee Thursday released a community update to help district stakeholders track the progress of the district's 2019 bond.
School trustees in Mineral Wells approved a balanced budget for the new school year on Thursday, dropping their tax rate by 11 cents thanks to new properties on the tax roll in the growing 4A district.
WEATHERFORD — Weatherford city council members have proposed a tax rate of 45.81 cents per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2022, a decrease of 5 percent from the current rate.
SANTO — Residents of three southern Palo Pinto County communities told the panel that governs their ambulance service on Tuesday they felt left out of the discussion, shortly before Emergency Services District No. 2 commissioners enacted a 10-cent tax that will apply to this year's levy.
WEATHERFORD — After hearing some three-hour testimony and arguments from various attorneys and property owners, Parker County commissioners Monday voted to deny an application for a neighborhood road.
ALEDO — The Aledo ISD board of trustees voted for a 4% general pay increase for Aledo ISD staff on Monday night while also decreasing the overall tax rate by nearly $0.09 in adopting the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget.
SANTO — The fire hall in Santo is likely to be standing room only Tuesday when residents of a three-community emergency services district are expected to face down five appointed commissioners who will decide whether to levy a 10-cent tax for ambulance services.
Families are the heart of our communities and educational programs serving the needs of Texas families are at the heart of the work carried out through Texas Extension Education Clubs that is a part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Extension Education clubs provide members with o…
Although we have been experiencing a milder and wetter than normal summer, in Texas drought, which can have a long-lasting effect on many aspects of the environment — including our groundwater, always seems to be lurking around the corner.
This Week's Circulars
- Benbrook man killed in Wednesday night accident on I-20
- Bank robbery suspect arrested after chase
- Springtown motorcyclist killed in wreck
- Seller and advocate say FDA ban on e-cigarette flavors won't put out vape use
- Overcoming obstacles: Senior Center sets its sights on future growth
- FOOTBALL RECAPS: Week 4
- Mineral Wells authorizes firearm use to help with feral hogs
- Commissioners settle road and bridge funding debate
- CLEANING UP: Parker County Camera Club nabs 23 awards at state fair
- KANGAROOS FOR LIFE: Kindergartener makes fourth generation to walk WISD hallways