The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing teenager, Tristan Cole Walker, 15, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.
Helping those in need is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic and the second annual Parker County Mayors’ Food Drive kicked off Thursday to benefit Center of Hope.
Do you know what your school district’s total tax rate is? How about the proposed tax rate in your county? Were you aware that your city council’s proposed rate is lower than the current rate but higher than the effective rate?
An argumentative and contentious first presidential debate Tuesday night was filled with interruptions, personal insults and frequent requests by moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News for the candidates to adhere to the rules their campaigns agreed to abide by.
Parker County 4-H ambassadors shared their experiences in gaining necessary life and leadership skills through the organization in honor of the upcoming 4-H Week, which will run Oct. 4-10.
Local leaders say the federal government’s decision to extend a ban on nonessential travel across the U.S.-Mexico border is crippling their budgets and local businesses.
Aledo residents expressed drainage concerns during a zoning request change public hearing for a new subdivision, Enclave at Aledo Park, Thursday night.
Many of the small schools are beginning district play. Larger schools have finally began their football seasons. The Mineral Wells Rams are back in action after a two-week layoff due to COVID-19 cases.
Our war for independence officially ended on Sept. 3, 1783. A new government was drawn up, but proved to be unworkable, and so on a warm summer in 1787, delegates from the original 13 colonies – now called “states” – met in Philadelphia to review, discuss and finally formalize acceptance for the framework of our government. The document they created was called the “Constitution of the United States of America.”
If you ask Brock High School Principal Bobby Atchley to describe student Jacob Wright, his answer comes in two parts.
Every fall, millions of monarch butterflies make their way from the U.S. down to central Mexico, stopping along at waystations to get the necessary resources to sustain their migration.
A former Poolville educator now contending for a board of trustee position says he isn’t shying away from his past, and that a letter circulating the community referencing an incident from 2014 is from someone who’s “worried about getting beat and wants to drum up old stuff.”
After the Texas State Board of Education approved five new charter school operators on Sept. 11, Aledo ISD officials spoke in opposition to the action this week.
Crystal Woerly was born to tell stories. As public relations director for Weatherford College, she gets to share stories of folks around campus for a living, a dream come true for a communicator such as her.
A Tuesday evening candidate forum hosted by the Cooke County chapter of the League of Women Voters of Texas looked a bit different than your typical political gathering.
Saying she believes her journey has come to an end, Willow Park Place 2 Councilmember Amy Fennell resigned from her elected position Tuesday night to pursue her passion for serving in a different capacity.
Parker County has been receiving sales tax revenue through the city of Weatherford and at Tuesday’s regular city council meeting, council members asked the county to map out a plan as to how the $5 million is being used to better Weatherford.
The Weatherford Walk to End Alzheimer's event is Saturday, Oct. 10, and will take place as scheduled this year but with a different look due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus.
Depending on who you speak to, Weatherford College's streak of 15 consecutive seasons of reaching the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, is either still intact or it ended thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the direction of Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety is announcing Saturday appointment availability through the end of the year. The Cleburne office is included in this list.
Large schools begin their seasons this week, and the game on most locals’ minds will be played not in Parker or Palo Pinto counties but farther east in Arlington. The rivalry between the 6A Weatherford Kangaroos and 5A Aledo Bearcats, who just happen to be the current state champs, is legendary.
Annetta residents have been expressing a need for a sidewalk along Thunderhead Lane to Stuard Elementary School for safety reasons over the past year.
The Weatherford Police Department is investigating an implied threat that was made to Hall Middle School Wednesday night, which circulated among students on Snapchat.
A 20-year-old Eastland man, Ryan Matthew Hobbs, was arrested this week on suspicion of strangling a dog at a Parker County residence on Sept. 6.
Throughout most of the pandemic, Texas has ranked at, or near, the bottom among states for coronavirus testing. With 290,000 tests and 29.5 million people, Texas has tested fewer than one in 100 of its residents.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Jeffrey Gerritt, editor of the Palestine, Texas, Herald-Press, has won this year’s National Headliner Award for editorial writing, one of the most prestigious honors in American journalism.
The Malakoff Tigers went to Wylie Stadium on a rainy and windy Black Friday to face the unbeaten Pottsboro Cardinals in the regional semifinals. The game was delayed for two hours due to lightning and storm activity in the area.
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.
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.
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.
Defending state champions and 2A DII's No. 3 Mart Panthers rolled through District 11-2A undefeated with a 40-7 win against the Frost Polar Bears Friday to complete the regular season.
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…
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.
ALTO — The Yellowjackets of Alto capped of their first undefeated regular season since 2007 on Friday night at Cam'Ron Matthews Field at Yellowjacket Stadium by blasting Union Grove, 50-15.
TYLER – For the first time in six years, the Palestine Wildcats are returning to the playoffs, a joyous occasion for the Palestine community.
This Week's Circulars
Jay Flournoy Wilson, 65, of Oakwood, Texas, died Oct. 22, 2020, at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. A graveside service will be held at Dodge Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28th. Appropriate health and safety measures will be taken and are strongly encouraged for attendees. Jay w…
- Truck crashed through Dollar Tree Saturday evening
- Multiple agencies respond to fire at chemical plant, evacuations ordered
- Crepes & Coffee
- Fire at Baze Chemical under investigation
- Elkhart native Jeff Wilson Jr. nominated for FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week
- COVID-19 Update: Anderson County reported 20 new cases Monday
- Office Depot continues string of retail shutdowns
- COVID-19: Anderson County reported 17 new cases on Wednesday
- Palestine Chick-fil-A set to open Thursday
- High school XC: Neches' Kimbrough, Snider take first at district meet