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In another sign that normalcy is returning to Parker County in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Parker County criminal justice system successfully completed its first jury trial proceeding since March, 2020.

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Parker County residents with special needs family members may now be able to obtain free vehicle stickers from the sheriff's office.

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Parker County Dispatch Telecommunicator Ricky Huff was recently recognized with two awards for Telecommunicator of the Year for his quick actions and ability to remain calm during a 911 active shooter call.

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Following a thorough presentation by a resident of a nearby subdivision, Weatherford city council members Tuesday voted to hold off on approving the final plat for the Waterford Park Subdivision.

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Parker County Sheriff’s investigators conducted a search warrant Monday morning at a residence in the 4200 block of North Farm-to-Market Road 52, in Whitt, in connection with two males found murdered April 11, at an abandoned schoolhouse across the street.

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Aledo High School senior Piper Minick said she was disgusted and physically ill by what she described as blatant acts of racism in the school district and by flyers depicting a "slave sale" discovered Monday morning.

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Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier announced the promotion of Sheriff’s Deputy Caleb Brazeal as the newest patrol corporal last week.

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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 Weatherford city council Place 4 — Ben Steiner, Kevin Cleveland and Jeanette Langley.

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The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Candidates running for the Weatherford city council Place 3 are Matt Ticzkus and Richard Zimmer.

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The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Candidates running for the Mineral Wells city council Ward 4 are Doyle Light, who was facing a challenge from Clif Wright, who passed away earlier this month.

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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 Mineral Wells city council Ward 2 — Brooks Reierson and Carlos Maldonado.

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The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Candidates running for the Mineral Wells city council Place 2 are Glenn Mitchell and John Brazil.

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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 Mineral Wells city council Place 1 — Terri Blevins and Brian Shoemaker.

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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 High School Blue Belles competed at the Showtime International State Championship on Saturday, coming home as state grand champions.

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Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a first- and second-team rosters comprised of basketball players from private high schools in Parker and Palo Pinto counties. The All-Private School Girls Team relies on coaches’ nominations, statistics and input from Weatherford Democrat employees.

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Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a first-team roster comprised of basketball players from private high schools in Parker and Palo Pinto counties. The All-Private School Team includes input from coaches, statistics and Weatherford Democrat employees.

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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.

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