Movie screening kicks off Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

A special screening of Angel’s Perch, an independent film that depicts one family’s plight with Alzheimer’s disease, will be presented free of charge at City Lights Theatre in Hudson Oaks on Thurs., Aug. 21, starting at 6 p.m. Angel’s Perch is being shown to promote participation in the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, according to Linda Snow.

Enjoying simple, easy food makes for good week

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

It's been another good and productive week with the Mikester, as we traveled north to help with day care for our two granddaughters. I sometimes can't remember much about when my sons were little, but I do know why God makes parents younger! It's good exercise, though, running after the 2 year old and she moves fast!

Weatherford College continues long-standing tradition of service to veterans

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Weatherford College has much to be proud about, and at the top of that list is a strong partnership with veterans which can be found throughout the institution’s history.

It’s time to empty the shelter

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

August is one of the hardest months to adopt, but the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter (WPCAS) has plans to make this August one of the hottest adoption months yet.

Saving rainwater for a not-so-rainy day a good idea

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

When any rain falls in drought-stricken North Texas, a lot of it runs off roofs and gutters and down the pavement, lost to further use. But you can learn how to catch and save that runoff -- the volume of water may surprise you. The Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will present a program on rainwater harvesting at its meeting Thursday in Weatherford.

Parker County Sheriff’s Posse elects officers

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

The membership of the Parker County Sheriffs Posse elected its new slate of officers for 2014-2015 at their regular business meeting on Aug. 4.

Donations welcomed at library

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Weatherford DAR member Shirley “Sam” Murphy decided it was time to make room in her home library for new additions and what better place to dispose of the books no longer needed than the Weatherford Public Library.

A Walk around Town: Memories of the Weatherford Square

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Opening August 15, 2014

OB/GYN Tim Tarkenton, MD, has joined Lone Star Medical

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Tim Tarkenton, MD, graduated medical school from Texas Tech Health Science Center in Lubbock and received his residency training from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and has special interests in Infertility, Urogynecology and Laproscopy. Tarkenton is a member of the Texas Medical Society, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Premier welding tech program made possible with JET grant

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

The Texas Comptroller’s Office has approved a $336,090 grant to fund equipment for Weatherford College’s welding program.