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Weatherford City Council approved the youth association user agreements with Weatherford Little League Association, Weatherford Soccer Association and Weatherford Youth Association during the meeting Tuesday at city hall.

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A petition and resolution for a public hearing was approved by the Willow Park City Council Tuesday night for the annexation of 75.458 acres requested by Trinity Christian Academy for the future building of athletic facilities.

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Local veterans discussed information on two new acts that have been implemented for them during a proclamation presentation that was approved by the Parker County commissioners Tuesday morning.

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Brock ISD’s board of trustees discussed the next steps following the passing of the $21.36 million bond election during their meeting Monday evening at Brock Elementary School.

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The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident where the grave of Vietnam War U.S. Air Force veteran Donnie Wright was defaced in the Veal Station Cemetery.

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The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has ruled the deaths of a Mineral Wells couple found dead last month in a Weatherford motel room as the result of a homicide, followed by a suicide.

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The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has ruled the deaths of a Mineral Wells couple found dead last month in a Weatherford motel room as the result of a homicide, followed by a suicide.

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Created more than 50 years ago to meet the needs of government medical programs that had expanded to cover a greater number of clients, this week, health care professionals are being honored as part of national Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 10-16.

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The Aledo High School Bearcat Regiment advanced to the UIL State Marching Band Championships in San Antonio for the seventh time, ranking ninth place out of 234 Class 5A bands.

After being named the 2020 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year, Weatherford ISD’s Karen Sams called the honor the biggest accomplishment of her 15-year career.

Local officials expressed their gratitude for Parker County after voters approving propositions related to state parks and the historical commission, and the adoption of law enforcement K9s.

Since it opened 16 months ago, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County has served 309 children, but over the last six months, staff traveled to Italy and Colorado for a unique case involving the U.S. Air Force.

ALTO – A proposed $10.5 million bond package approved by Alto ISD residents during Tuesday's election is a vote of confidence for students and the district, said Superintendent Kelly West.

Have you ever experienced a great victory in your life, spiritual or otherwise? You feel so good. Everything looks better, feels better, tastes better. Then it happens. One sad sack enters the room and tells you how bad everything is. One critic points out a flaw. One well meaning but misguided soul says, “but….”. You know what I’m talking about. All it takes is one nay-sayer. It happened to Elijah, only much worse.

Parker County voters decided on 10 constitutional amendments that were on the ballot including a continued ban on a state income tax, Proposition 4, to which 88.01% [17,528] voted for and 11.99% [2,389] voted against.

Final but unofficial results came in Tuesday night and Aledo ISD’s $149,950,000 bond was passed by its voters, with 61.75% [3,876] voting for and 38.25% [2,401] voting against.

In 1982 a small group of American Legion members decided it would be a good thing to work with Mineral Wells ISD in a shared adventure to help young people understand more what being a veteran means along with being a good citizen. 

Mineral Wells Mayor Christopher Perricone has sued the City of Mineral Wells, citing a number of alleged wrongdoings by city council and officials including violating his constitutional rights to due process, his ability to set agendas and call special meetings and asking the court to define the word "deal."

Parker County Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain gave a presentation at Springtown High School on Monday to inform parents about how their kids can stay safe on the internet.

Showing a firm commitment to continuing to provide the services to Mineral Wells it has for four decades, Pecan Valley Centers for Behavioral and Developmental Healthcare hosted an open house and ribbon cutting Tuesday for its new facility.

After casting calls were announced in March, “12 Mighty Orphans” has wrapped up filming in Weatherford and the cast and crew will be traveling around other parts of the state to finish the football movie, which is based on a true story.

Weatherford ISD's board of trustees discussed reprogramming the Ninth Grade Center for technical education during a workshop on Monday evening.

TxDOT will host a public scoping meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Norman Activity Center in Jacksonville, presenting information on proposed alternative routes for a US 69 Jacksonville Relief Route.

I recently discovered a dish in a local restaurant that is simply marvelous. It incorporates eggplant and black olives into a creamy tomato sauce with fettuccini. The dish is so delicious it is one of those you almost wish you had not discovered; rich, flavorful and satisfying. And I know that while my mouth is savoring every bite, my heart and blood vessels are screaming for temperance. It is perfectly appropriate when following a healthy lifestyle to enjoy rich foods on a periodic basis. With the holidays approaching, this reminder is especially poignant.

Millsap ISD Technology Director John Briese talked about implementing technology to help teachers and students at last week’s school board meeting.

The new Cook Children’s Walsh Ranch held an official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning to let officials and the public know they are now open for the care of children in the area.

Early voting ended Friday and those who didn’t vote will get one more chance to decide on local and state elections on Tuesday.

Millsap Middle School Principal Jeff Clark discussed student performance on the state’s standardized test during the school board meeting on Monday.

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