We’ve been taking a deeper dive at what it means to love our neighbors in worship at church. One of the most profound parts of the Good Samaritan story is the very end of the passage as Jesus explains to the lawyer who was originally questioning him the meaning of the parable.
H.O.P.E.'s development committee members are busy making plans for it's bi-annual event, The Castle on the Lake Fundraiser. The event is held every two years at the beautiful Castle on the Lake event center, located on Lake Jacksonville.
With the initial ballot application deadline passing Feb. 14 without challengers to the two incumbents and lone announced mayoral candidate whose seats are up in May, it appeared an election for Mineral Wells City Council this year would not be necessary.
After holding its first event last year, the city of Weatherford is on its way to becoming a designated state cook-off location through the Lone Star Barbecue Society.
Aledo High School Principal Dan Peterson recently announced his retirement and looked back on his 35-year career in public education, saying he’s leaving the best place to work in the state of Texas.
Before dying in 2017 after a two-year battle with breast cancer, Veronica Waldrop wrote a poem to inspire her two daughters. Now, that poem is being shared with young girls across Texas.
Owners of Haunted Hill House and City of Mineral Wells officials have exorcised their issues. The property now has its commercial certificate of occupancy and is moving forward with events, tours and plans for expansion.
Natalie Dorsey's goal is to be more than the mother who, because of drug addiction, had to leave Natalie behind and on her own. Thanks to local generosity and support, traveling the path to a better life will be much easier for the Lipan High School senior.
In honor of the upcoming National Spay Day, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter will be providing 30 spay or neuter surgeries for families in need next week.
After the East Parker County Library’s donation jar was stolen last fall, the Weatherford and Aledo Rotary clubs have donated $500 each to help replace the funds, which totaled between $750-$1,000.
Weatherford ISD is now reaching out to parents and guardians via phone and text to provide information on school lockdowns, lockouts and evacuations after a parent requested it at a school board meeting.
Parker County Republican candidates answered questions during a joint forum held by the Aledo ISD Young Republicans and Bush Legacy Republican Women of Weatherford Tuesday night.
A male pedestrian that was walking in the middle of the Interstate 20 West service road was struck and killed by a vehicle at about 6:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Weatherford Police Department.
ROCKWALL — Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, a national nonprofit based in Rockwall, that trains and provides service dogs for disabled veterans, recently received a $14,000 donation from Ascent Protein. Ascent is a family owned company based in Denver, Colorado, that is well-known in the fitness and sports industry for producing clean, pure, made-in-America protein and pre-workout products.
If you happen to see Dallas Cowboys’ running back Ezekiel Elliott’s face coming at you at the Zaner Museum in downtown Royse City, you aren’t mistaken.
It was a special Sunday earlier this month for one local non-profit and nearly 200 women, and Rotary Club of Mineral Wells members were able to hear all about it at last week’s meeting.
Updates on what the Bond Progress Committee and architects have completed and are working to complete were presented to the Aledo ISD board of trustees Monday night.
Generations of families treasure their Texas State Railroad travel traditions and can continue to build memories during this brand-new decade. Highlighting the classic service and scenic beauty of the Piney Woods excursion experience aboard the Official Railroad of Texas, seasonal special event trains round-out this year’s calendar with opportunity for all ages and interests.
Since December of 2019, local hospital officials have tallied up more than 600 flu-like visits and are sharing warning signs as well as measures to take if you suspect you have the flu.
United Way of Parker County’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show event raised more than $30,000 last week, which will help support 10 nonprofit organizations in the area.
The Mineral Wells Index recently asked candidates running in the five contested county races to provide information and answer – within 300 words or less – questions in order to help voters decide who to support and vote for. The primary elections are March 3, and early voting begins February 18.
Ryan Roach and David Hawes told those attending Friday’s annual State of the Community luncheon about the current endeavors and positive projects taking place. So Mineral Wells City Manager Randy Criswell spoke about something else.
The mayors in Parker County provided updates about growth, economic development, infrastructure needs and how they’re working together to support residents and businesses at a recent forum.
As expected, Mineral Wells City Council on Friday voted to elevate Mayor Pro-Tem Tammy Underwood to interim mayor until a new mayor is seated in May.
RUSK – Annual property study results recently released by the State Comptroller’s Office do not bode well for some Cherokee County taxpayers, said Cherokee County Chief Appraiser Lee Flowers.
CHEROKEE COUNTY – A number of Cherokee County residents braved the cold rains Tuesday evening, nearly packing Jacksonville College's Buckner Chapel to hear what a dozen Republican candidates for the March 3 primary had to say.
Republican primary candidates for Parker County sheriff, Precinct 3 commissioner, Precinct 2 constable and Precinct 3 constable discussed their platforms and answered questions during a candidate forum on Tuesday evening at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center.
The Mineral Wells Index recently asked candidates running in the five contested county races to provide information and answer – within 300 words or less – questions in order to help voters decide who to support and vote for.
After seven Aledo Rodeo Team members competed, two rose to the top at the first-ever North Texas High School Rodeo Association Scholarship Rodeo, recently held at Will Rogers Memorial Center.
Weatherford ISD board of trustees approved a memorandum of understanding with Tarleton State University for automatic acceptance of all WISD students who graduate within the top 25% of their classes from Weatherford High School during a special meeting on Monday.
The Records and Deeds Division of the Parker County Clerk’s Office was one of 68 recipients in the state of the Five Star Service Award for excellence in vital registration.
This Week's Circulars
RL Starr, 85, of Angleton passed away February 19,2020. Services will be Saturday,February 22,2020 at Starr Cemetery with visitation beginning at 10:00am and graveside service at 10:30am. Arrangements under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory. View online: www.herringtonfuneral.com.
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