Tango doesn’t take much cash, just love

Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

Meet Tango, a male Heeler mix, approximately 6 months old, weighing just 30 pounds. His owners are undergoing cancer treatment and can no longer care for their dogs. Their school-age children are caring for the dogs, their church is helping the family. Please share to help this family find homes for these dogs so they can focus on their recovery. Parker Paws has rescued three pets from this home and reached out to multiple rescues for assistance with help to re-home the remaining pets.

Perfect weather sees huge turnout for 12th Annual Ride for Heroes event

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

For the 12th year, the city of Aledo hosted the Ride for Heroes on Saturday, in order to raise funds for local fire departments, Parker County Sheriff’s Reserve, Weatherford Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association and Parker County Center of Hope.

Weatherford College Choir presents the works of Eric Whitacre

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

The Weatherford College Choir will showcase the music of composer Eric Whitacre on Tuesday. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is free.

Taste of Parker County moves to Canyon West

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Prepare your taste buds, because the sixth annual Taste of Parker County is only a few short weeks away, and this year’s event has moved to a larger location to accommodate even more great eats and treats.

Less patients lead to more procedures at annual dentistry event

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Despite not having throngs of people outside waiting, Dr. Tom Novak’s annual Dentistry From the Heart (DFTH) event was still considered a success.

Traveling dinner party leads to great recipes, fun for all

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

“Busy, busy, busy” seems to be our motto lately but I love it! It took me half a day to plant our new enlarged flower bed in the front yard under double yaupon trees. By noon I was asking myself, "Why did I make this bed SO BIG?" I planted sweet potato vines, petunias, Portulaca, the Wave petunias and, of course, those wonderful perennials - daylilies! Hopefully, I'll get it finished in the next few days.

Portions of Parker County’s history were in full bloom at annual Shaw-Kemp event

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Part of Parker County’s history was put on full display Saturday at the annual Shaw-Kemp Open House.

Busy week at Thompson household gets Dee Dee moving

Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

It's been another busy week here at the Thompson house, as we traveled north last week to watch our two precious granddaughters during their busy week when their parents worked. Funny thing, it's a little harder keeping up with a 2 year old at our age in comparison to when we were in our 30s! But it does get me off the couch and moving, which we both need.

Internet safety program planned

Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Weldon Floyd, Regional Information Technology Specialist from Texas A&M AgriLLife Extension will lead a presentation, “Online Issues in Today’s Online World,” at 6:30 p.m. on Mon., April 28, at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.

Women’s Business Alliance to host healthcare education panel

Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Statistics show there are over 65 million caregivers in the United States, about 72 percent of those caregivers are women with an average age of 48 and active in the workforce. With the boomer generation living longer and needing caregivers, are you prepared for the daunting responsibility and complex tasks needed to provide the appropriate care for your loved ones?