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U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, discussed with the Weatherford Rotary Club about some national issues she’s been involved with on Tuesday afternoon at North Side Baptist Church. 

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating suspects in connection with two theft and burglary cases in Aledo, according to a release.

The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau announced late Monday afternoon winning two awards at the recent Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau's Idea Fair at its annual conference.

In total, about 98 animals were adopted during Clear the Shelters Day on Saturday at the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter.

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As the temperatures rise, so does our anger and fear. In light of the tragic events in El Paso and Dayton, protests around the globe, and local matters that affect us, I want to take time to pause, deeply breathe in and out, and take notice of what matters most.

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The No. 1 estate planning mistake I see in my practice is failure to have an updated will or a living trust. Individuals with big incomes and/or a high net worth seem just as likely to put off estate planning as those of more modest means.

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Community members recently donated 233 pints of blood to Carter BloodCare for the Battle of the Badges Community Blood Drive — Weatherford fire versus police — to help with blood supply shortages.

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Peaster High School alumna Natalie Smith will be able to pay for the remainder of her tuition at Tarleton State University after receiving an additional $16,000 scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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Worries are common in the weeks leading up to starting back to school. Depending on the age and personality of the child, you might see temper tantrums, clinging, headaches or stomach aches, withdrawal/isolation, pleading, bargaining, even anger or flat refusal to go to school. It is important for the parent or caregiver to NOT give in.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Gene Allen Stone, 39, of Poolville, for two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams, less than 200 grams.

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A Parker County jury convicted David Shawn Minze, 39, of Springtown, of felony assault for heating up a belt buckle and branding his girlfriend, according to a release from Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain.

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As Jacksonville head football coach Wayne Coleman reminded his Fightin' Indians at the start of Wednesday's practice session, Day 3 of fall training camp is historically not known for being a banner session.

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We come now to a very interesting question in Ecclesiastes 1:10, “Is there anything of which one might say, ‘See this, it is new?’” (NASU) Changes in technology are coming so fast these days it makes one’s head spin. Technological advances have changed the way we do virtually everything, seemingly since yesterday. However, I don’t think that is what Solomon was getting at.

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Aledo ISD administration recently recommended salary increases for employees for the 2019-20 school year.

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At the regular meeting of the Willow Park city council Tuesday night it was announced that the Texas Water Development Board unanimously approved funding for the Fort Worth water project for WP and Hudson Oaks.

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Weatherford City Council approved proposing a slightly decreased tax rate during their meeting on Tuesday evening at city hall.

A ONEOK employee recently met with West Parker County residents to listen to concerns about the Arbuckle II Pipeline construction taking place on their properties.

Weatherford ISD board of trustees adopted the tax rate and budget for 2019-20 during their meeting on Monday evening at the District Services Building.

The Parker County commissioners unanimously approved audio/visual upgrades for the County Court at Law 2 courtroom after issues were expressed by Judge Lynn Marie Johnson.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, an event that coincides with the kick off of a new school year in Texas, and many parents are scrambling to get their students immunized.

Hundreds of veterans, friends and community members came to support the family of American hero U.S. Air Force Col. Roy Abner Knight, Jr. as he was laid to rest with full military honors in Holder’s Chapel Cemetery in Cool Saturday morning.

Since the beginning of public schools in Cleburne, high school students have gone to class in a variety of different buildings.

Playing basketball has been part of my life for a long time. I enjoy running up and down the court and playing with a team as we try to out score our opponents.

This past week museum personnel dismantled our Apollo 11 exhibit. Really, there were not a lot of items. We displayed a souvenir edition of Life Magazine, the premier photo journal of the day. Additionally, several local citizens donated newspapers covering the mission. We also received several collectables made by the Bradford Exchange that they had marketed heavily at the time. We also looked on the internet to see if there were any items available that a local collector might be interested in purchasing for loan/gift to the museum. It turns out, most of the historical items a museum might be interested in were left at Tranquility Base.

Before your little ones go down the slide at the playground, it’s a good idea to check how hot it is to prevent burns.

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