New pastor named to First United Methodist Church, Weatherford

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Rev. Stephen Schmidt has been named as senior pastor of First United Methodist Church, Weatherford.

Enjoy summer produce; come inside and cool off with pie

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

For Sunday dinner, I wanted to make something special for our grandkids who were coming over to eat and swim. I bought a small sliced Smithfield ham and decided to do rice and a salad and deviled eggs. The Mikester surprised us all with his Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce to go over the rice; his addition was a complete success!

Clerk’s military service to be admired

| |Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

As we look back on the Fourth of July, our country’s Independence Day, many may be surprised to know we work with a highly-decorated sailor. That’s right, Lila Deakle, Probate Clerk for Parker County Clerk Jeane Brunson, is a retired 24 year veteran from the United States Navy who has earned the prestigious Defense Meritorious Service Medal and was honored as the 1995 Command Sailor Of The Year.

Chamber celebrates anniversary of Peach Festival

| |Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

For Tammy Gazzola, Weatherford Chamber of Commerce president, Peach Festivals past have all been important. But this year things couldn’t be more exciting in downtown Weatherford in preparation for the July 12 annual and 30th Anniversary of the Peach Festival.

Passion for kids brighter than fireworks

| |Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

Toby Mize is a true renaissance man.

Dee Dee shares tasty bread recipes from friends new and old

| |Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

RAIN!

Peach Festival shirts now on sale at Chamber office

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce is busy planning, preparing and plotting out the 30th Annual Parker County Peach Festival. The event will be from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat., July 12.

Recognizing risks in child care program

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Parker County will host a program on Recognizing Risks in Child Care.

Judge to speak at EPCCC luncheon

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon will host County Judge Mark Riley as keynote speaker on July 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3253 East Interstate 20 South service road, in Hudson Oaks.

Native Plant Society how-to workshop on plant propagation

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

With the summer growing season in full swing, it’s a good time to learn how to propagate those favorite plants to expand your garden or share with friends. The Cross Timbers chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will devote it’s July 10 meeting to a hands-on session on how to propagate native and adapted plants from cuttings or seeds.