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.

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.

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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!)

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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 being named the 2020 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year, Weatherford ISD’s Karen Sams called the honor the biggest accomplishment of her 15-year career.

Local officials expressed their gratitude for Parker County after voters approving propositions related to state parks and the historical commission, and the adoption of law enforcement K9s.

Since it opened 16 months ago, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County has served 309 children, but over the last six months, staff traveled to Italy and Colorado for a unique case involving the U.S. Air Force.

ALTO – A proposed $10.5 million bond package approved by Alto ISD residents during Tuesday's election is a vote of confidence for students and the district, said Superintendent Kelly West.

Parker County voters decided on 10 constitutional amendments that were on the ballot including a continued ban on a state income tax, Proposition 4, to which 88.01% [17,528] voted for and 11.99% [2,389] voted against.

Final but unofficial results came in Tuesday night and Aledo ISD’s $149,950,000 bond was passed by its voters, with 61.75% [3,876] voting for and 38.25% [2,401] voting against.

In 1982 a small group of American Legion members decided it would be a good thing to work with Mineral Wells ISD in a shared adventure to help young people understand more what being a veteran means along with being a good citizen. 

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Services for Henry C. Michalak,97,of Palestine will be 1:00pm Wednesday,November 20,2019 at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home. Military graveside will be1:00pm Friday, November 22,2019 at South Park Cemetery in Pearland. Mr. Michalak died Thursday,November 14,2019. View online www.herri…

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…