After an in-person discussion with the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace, the Parker County commissioners re-approved the judge’s furniture funding and will hold a meeting as soon as possible to address flooring issues.
A property has been selected for the Parker County Courthouse chiller once it reaches the end of its life cycle. The chiller will be relocated to the emergency operations building property and city street rehabilitation projects will benefit the preparation of the move.
The Parker County East Loop project is continuing to move forward and some of the phases have or will go out for bid to begin construction.
Weatherford College Rodeo Coach Johnny Emmons can't wait for the new season to start, not just because last season was cut short, but also because the 2020-21 squad shows great promise.
Compared to the 37 typically open for a general election, there are 19 election day polling sites that will open for the Sept. 29 Senate District 30 special election.
An estimated 125 people recently filled the State Theater in downtown Gainesville to hear from Republican candidates vying for State Sen. Pat Fallon’s seat.
Following a last-minute decrease to the debt service rate, the Parker County commissioners court was able to maintain the same tax rate for the 2020-21 fiscal year and adopt it unanimously Monday morning.
The American Legion Post 163 recognized took the opportunity to recognize some of its hometown heroes as part of its annual Law and Order Awards Tuesday night.
The phrase “never forget” had a heavy presence during Sept. 11 remembrance ceremonies that took place in Weatherford and Willow Park Friday morning, also known as Patriot Day in the United States.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as a potential nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Following an email received from Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace about flooring issues, the Parker County commissioners rescinded JP 1’s furniture request.
The Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Clinton Boren Spence, 42, of Mineral Wells, on Friday following an animal cruelty investigation.
Residents of the Clairmont subdivision in Parker County have been fighting over the past year to get a roadway constructed and drainage issues remedied in their neighborhood.
JACKSONVILLE – Three adults from Palestine, arrested along with a 16-year-old juvenile are being held for the aggravated kidnapping of Tyress Gipson, who was reported missing Aug. 23 from Jacksonville.
RUSK – Before a courtroom packed with friends, family and co-workers, new Cherokee County Sheriff Brent Dickson was sworn into office Tuesday by County Judge Chris Davis.
Five Republican candidates vying for Senate District 30 addressed the top issues facing Texas during a forum Thursday night at North Side Baptist Church.
The Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation following images and video circulating Facebook showing the mistreatment of animals.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew Stevan Rico, 33, of Willow Park, on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child Wednesday.
More Cooke County families seem to be hopping on the homeschooling bandwagon since the coronavirus pandemic, according to Red River Christian Homeschoolers organizer Nicki Truesdell.
“I was asleep in my bunk and the cotton pickin’ guys dumped a whole five-gallon can of stuff out of the kitchen on me in my bunk,” 93-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Walter Haynie said of finding out the battle of World War II was drawing to an end. “Oh God, I’ll never forget that.”
The Texas Game Wardens has reported that occupants transported to the hospital are in stable condition following a boat explosion near the Lake Weatherford Marina Saturday afternoon.
Counterprotesters posted up along yellow caution tape set up by law enforcement in downtown Weatherford Saturday afternoon.
NACOGDOCHES – One Stephen F. Austin State University student doesn’t have to worry about paying for the review courses and registration fees associated with the four-part Uniform CPA Examination she’ll take next year.
Three students enrolled in the Gainesville Independent School District are quarantined after they tested positive for the coronavirus, Superintendent DesMontes Stewart said.
Weatherford College is investigating an allegation regarding political comments made by a faculty member teaching dual credit at Weatherford High School.
The Rockwall County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to implement a90-day ban on outdoor burning due to the extreme drought conditions and elevated fire danger.
RUSK – A controversial billboard proclaiming “Abortion is a blessing” had a short-lived run in Rusk, where officials confirmed that it was removed by the sign company overnight Thursday after being vandalized.
While city governments across the nation defund their police departments in response to community concerns, Jacksonville Police Chief Joe Williams offers this simple solution to forging a stronger relationship: Engage in dialogue and listen.
Three Parker County nonprofit organizations were awarded funds totaling more than $100,000, which was accumulated from the newly-implemented Child Safety Fee program.
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Bryant Eugene McDonald, 94, of Rockwall, Texas, passed away on Sept. 5, 2020. Bryant was born to Columbus Perry McDonald and Daisy Belle (Bryant) McDonald, on Nov. 14, 1925, in Vernon, Texas. Bryant was a 33-year resident of Rockwall, and a devout member of Transformation Anglican Church in …
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