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Joshua Lott, the Burleson police officer who was shot three times on Wednesday, was released from the hospital on Thursday evening. Multiple police agencies lined the parking lot as he exited John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. A caravan of patrol cars escorted him to his Burleson home.

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The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Featured below are candidates running for the Aledo ISD board Place 2 — Laura Morrow and Jennifer Loftin.

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The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Featured below are candidates running for the Aledo ISD board Place 1 — David Lear and Tricia Watson.

AUSTIN — The House Committee on Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services voted unanimously Friday to send House Bill 3507 to the Committee on General Calendars.

The financial health of Weatherford College ranks near the top of community colleges in the state according to data shared with the WC Board of Trustees Thursday by Dr. Andra Cantrell, executive vice president of financial and administrative services.

The National Weather has increased the chances for severe weather in Hunt and Rockwall counties Friday afternoon and overnight. The latest update calls for the potential of up to baseball-size hail:

After entering the conference postseason tournament as the No. 5 seed, the Weatherford College Lady Coyote basketball team completed their third upset win in a row Tuesday night, beating Grayson College in the championship game in Denison, 91-89.

The City of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County will hold the annual City/County Fall Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

United States Representative Pat Fallon, who represents the Fourth Congressional District of Texas, which includes Rockwall and Hunt counties, has scheduled an online Tele-Town Hall this evening, concerning the situation at the United States/Mexico border.

United States Representative Pat Fallon, who represents the Fourth Congressional District of Texas, which includes Rockwall and Hunt counties, has scheduled an online Tele-Town Hall this evening, concerning the situation at the United States/Mexico border.

Parker County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Sean Thomas Sloan, 28, of Weatherford, after a neighbor reported witnessing him assault his 3-year-old husky.

Last month’s disastrous and deadly winter storm impacted most Texans served by the state’s main power grid, with almost 70% of those people losing power in subfreezing temperatures and almost half experiencing a water outage, according to a new report from the University of Houston.

High school football games are months away, but the players don’t wait until the season starts to work themselves into shape. They were running sprints at Rams Stadium during a recent warm spell — and might have been wishing for a return to snowmageddon. Under the bright afternoon sun, all of the players were struggling and one began to flag.

Gainesville’s sales tax allocation this month is down 11.54% compared to last March’s reimbursements, according to recently released data from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s office.

The Feast of St. Joseph is a deep-rooted Italian tradition — honoring Joseph, husband to the virgin Mary and earthly father to Jesus — that takes place annually on March 19. March 19, fittingly, is also the day that Italy celebrates Father's Day.

For the second time this week, powerful and possibly severe thunderstorms are expected to cross the region this afternoon and throughout the night.

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