Residents see need for tax increase

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Most people dread paying taxes and dislike even the idea of tax increases but at the recent Weatherford City Council meeting, residents spoke in favor of such an increase for the city.

Heroin addict receives 17-year sentence

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A Parker County jury sentenced a 38-year-old Fort Worth man to 17 years in prison for possessing heroin in a trial that concluded Aug. 27 in district court in Weatherford.

Judge sentences jail nurse to prison for sexual misconduct with inmates

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A licensed vocational nurse formerly employed at the Parker County Jail was sentenced to 20 months in a state jail facility for two counts of improper sexual activity with a person in custody in a hearing that concluded last week in district court in Weatherford.

Lone Star Express Care opens in Aledo

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Gary Hawkins, PA-C, Family Medicine, to start seeing patients.

Long-established county company moving into city limits

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Weatherford is rolling out the welcome mat for a new business locating into the city.

PCHD admits tax rate, collection error made

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Randall Young, the Parker County Hospital District Chief Executive Offer, admitted last week that a tax rate error was made and apologized for the mistake.

Videotaped sexual assault lands Azle man in prison for 25 years

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A 30-year-old Azle man who videotaped himself sexually assaulting a woman at knife and gunpoint was sentenced to 25 years in prison in a case that concluded in district court in Weatherford last week.

WC board approves budget, tax rate

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

The Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved the 2014-15 budget and tax rate during a called board meeting Thursday afternoon.

WBA to host ‘Changing the Glass Ceiling’ program Fri.

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

The Women’s Business Alliance, part of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce, is hosting Debra Smith of Pulliam Pools Friday for a talk on “Changing the Glass Ceiling.”

Parker County grade school, college students return to class for 2014-15

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Parents rejoiced and students groaned as bells rang across Parker County last week, signifying the return to class for area students.