Horseshoe Bend residents have banded together to create and sign a petition that has been sent to officials to keep Mark Patterson, Patterson Water Supply, as its public water system manager.

In a statement that was released on Facebook Friday evening, Aledo ISD officials addressed a post that was made about the arrests of two Aledo Middle School students on Nov. 15.

The city of Weatherford’s Parks, Recreation and Special Events Department was recently recognized by the Texas Recreation and Park Society North Region.

A state-sponsored public scoping meeting drew approximately 200 people to Jacksonville's Norman Activity Center on Thursday, many who were primarily concerned about the impact of a proposed U.S. Highway 69 relief route west of the city.

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The Trinidad Trojans went to Penelope on Friday for a bi-district matchup against the Calvert Trojans in a rematch of last year's bi-district game, which Calvert won, 48-14.

It was a solution to a problem so genius, and yet so simple it makes one wonder why someone didn’t think of it before. Frankie Hierbe thought of it and it has become a welcomed and very popular idea.

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JACKSONVILLE — The Athens Hornets opened their second straight playoff appearance on Friday in Jacksonville, taking on the six-time state champion and 4A powerhouse Carthage Bulldogs in the bi-district round.

The City of Mineral Wells has its lead attorney to defend it from a lawsuit filed by Mayor Christopher Perricone.

Parker County residents recently discussed issues facing the country from the President Donald Trump impeachment inquiry to the China Trade War, healthcare, college debt and gun control.

Poolville ISD board of trustees approved a bid with Tex-Oma for locks on all exterior doors for $11,684 during their meeting on Thursday evening.

Weatherford College board of trustees approved reinstating golf and tennis as well as adding women’s volleyball during the board meeting on Thursday.

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Garner ISD is a new participant in Grand Canyon University’s Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving program, which offers grants and scholarships to the community.

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The magical story comes to life the minute the train departs the Palestine Depot for the journey to the North Pole. (The adventure is even more fun when families and friends show up in their pajamas!)

In our reading through the Bible, seeking out the questions God asks, we come to 1 Kings 20 where God asked in verse 13, “Do you see this vast army?” Have you ever felt like you were surrounded by a vast army, bent on destroying you and inflicting great humiliation and suffering upon you? That is exactly what King Ahab was facing. You probably remember Ahab. He was a wicked king of Israel, though not as wicked as his wife. Occasionally Ahab showed glimpses of spiritual understanding. In this case, he at first did not, but eventually showed some semblance of trusting in the Lord.

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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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From before it even began, one could argue that the life of Dr. Mary Alice Bone, in many ways, was shaped by the Jacksonville hospital.

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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 winning their first two district games, the Trinidad Trojans traveled to rival Oakwood for a showdown to determine the district champion.

The Cross Roads Bobcats closed their season with a game Friday at the Cayuga Wildcats.

The Eustace Bulldogs hosted the Madison Trojans for a district contest as the Bulldogs sought a playoff spot.

For what was Henderson County's most exciting game on the last day of the regular season, the Mabank Panthers, looking to clinch a playoff spot, traveled to Midlothian's Don Floyd Stadium to face off with the Heritage Jaguars.

One word comes to mind when watching the 2019 Dawson Bulldogs – methodical.  The Bulldogs run the football extremely well, pass when they need to, and just pound on their opponent until the opponent wears down.

Just ask Dawson’s latest victim, the blue and white Bulldogs from Wortham.  Dawson rushed for 223 yards on the night, completed only one pass on one attempt for 63 yards, and claimed the number two seed in District 11-2A DII, beating Wortham, 28-12, on Senior Night at Ed Mitchell Field in Dawson.

The Mildred Eagles played their hearts out Friday night in their final game of the 2019 season.

They went into the game not assured a playoff spot no matter what they did. They had opportunity after opportunity to give up, to quit, but they kept fighting until the bitter end. These Mildred Eagles lost tonight 41-33 to the Edgewood Bulldogs. 

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OAKWOOD -- Oakwood’s Panther six-man football team has big goals for this season -- the first of which was to repeat as District 13-1A-Div 2 champions.  Standing in the way were the Trinadad Trojans, also ranked high in the six man polls.  When the teams lined up Friday night at Panther Stad…

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CAYUGA – The Cayuga Wildcats handled business at home with a 34-14 victory over the winless Cross Roads Bobcats. The playoff scenario was simple for the Wildcats Friday night – win and they're in. The win sets Cayuga up with a matchup against the Alto YellowJackets next week.

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Marjory Maffitt Jones, daughter of James Ulric "Shorty" & Marjory Kingsbury Maffitt, passed away Nov. 15, 2019, in Stillwater, Ok.

Funeral services for Robert Douglas "Bob" Hullett, age 84, of Palestine are scheduled for 10 AM Friday, November 22, 2019 at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Chapel in Palestine. Graveside services will follow at 2 PM at Laurel Oaks Memorial Park in Mesquite. Arrangements are under the dire…