As the Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Barry, Rangers at Huntsville State Park are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Harvey rocked the park’s trails and campsites.
PALO PINTO – Lone Camp Volunteer Fire Department added a 2019 small brush truck to its fleet thanks to a $100,000 cost-share grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program administered by Texas A&M Forest Service.
Weatherford City Council approved an ordinance to adopt the Texas Gas Cost of Service Adjustment during the meeting on Tuesday evening at city hall.
The Willow Park City Council approved commercial property items as well as an engineering contract for the Fort Worth water project at Tuesday night’s regular meeting.
A Weatherford couple was arrested Tuesday following a search warrant executed by the Parker County Special Crimes Unit investigators.
A young dachshund named RJ was reunited with his owner Tuesday after he was taken from the front yard of his home in southwest Parker County on July 5 by two Amazon local delivery drivers this week, according to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.
Parker County adopted a Master Thoroughfare Plan last year to assist in long-term transportation project planning, and on Monday, the commissioners approved a thoroughfare administration contract for the plan.
PALO PINTO – A year after Palo Pinto County Commissioners rejected an effort to establish a new emergency services district on the east side of Possum Kingdom Lake, the effort has resurfaced.
A Boy Scout in Weatherford Troop 76 is raising money to build a new playground at Soldier Spring Park in a fundraiser on Thursday at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.
On July 3, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued an emergency order appointing a temporary manager over the Horseshoe Bend public water system.
Deputies from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect Monday after he led them on a high-speed chase through Walker County, ending in a rolled vehicle and small fire.
While the Jacksonville Public Library is not qualified to participate in a new state-initiated e-book program, local library director Trina Stidham believes it will help smaller entities offer programs similar to their larger counterparts without breaking their budgets.
POSSUM KINGDOM – An eight-year member of Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department, Rachel Smith never thought she would one day battle her own house fire.
Weatherford High School student and Blue Belles member BriAnna Lorenz, 16, is preparing to represent Weatherford in the Miss Teen Texas USA pageant.
A group of Crazy Horse Rancheros residents spoke at a public hearing over a revision to subdivide lots in the neighborhood Monday morning expressing concerns about the water.
The Huntsville Mustang All-Stars bounced back with two wins on Saturday, after dropping their Region Tournament opener on Friday night. With a win on Sunday, the team will clinch a spot at the Zone Tournament in Deer Park later this month.
We don’t associate horror with broad daylight. The things that scare us, particularly in the movies, live in the dark, where they can easily take to the shadows or creep out from beneath our beds. Sometimes, though, it’s much more terrifying when something steps into the brightest possible light, unafraid to be exposed for what it is, and then scaring us anyway. With “Midsommar,” his follow-up to the brilliant 2018 scarefest “Hereditary,” writer/director Ari Aster is out to prove that he can deliver full-on terror in the sunshine. He succeeds, even when we do see it coming.
Flooded, washed-out streets. Downed trees blocking roads. Damage wrought by tornadoes touching down in the southern part of Cherokee County in April.
“Every day, memories of World War II – its sights and sounds, its terrors and triumphs – disappear. Yielding to the inalterable process of aging, the men and women who fought and won the great conflict are now in their late 80s and 90s … according to US Department of Veterans Affairs statistics, 496,777 of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II (were) alive in 2018.” – National WWII Museum, New Orleans
A Fort Worth man that reported a razor head was found in his niece’s Sonic burrito said he is frustrated about Sonic’s insinuations, and Sonic’s Director of Communications provided a statement saying security footage will be taken to the Willow Park Police Department.
FORT WORTH – Harris Brooks has lost a lot in the past year, but he won't lose the next five years of his life confined in a federal penitentiary.
The 35th annual Parker County Peach Festival kicks off in one week and the biggest provider of those peaches residents see overflowing crates each year is Hutton Peach Farm in Weatherford.
A recent collaboration involving the Texas A&M Forest Service and NASA scientists could help urban planners in Texas more quickly coordinate recovery efforts following a natural disaster.
Mineral Wells police are investigating circumstances surrounding the discovery of a badly decomposed body inside residence on the city's near southwest side.
This Week's Circulars
On Saturday, July 13th, 2019, there will be a come and go celebration of the life of Eleanor Jennings Lucas Eilenberger from 5 pm until 7 pm in the Parlor of the First Christian Church, 113 East Crawford Street, Palestine, Texas. Friends of Eleanor's are cordially invited to celebrate with h…
Graveside services for Helen Fannin "Aunt Monkey", 85 of Elkhart, will be held 10:00 AM Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Pilgrim Cemetery, with Roger Pate and David Pate officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Mrs. Fannin passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019…
Services for Michael Lee Warren, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Rev. John Mayes officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Mr. Warren passed away Thursday.
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