WC Workforce and Continuing Ed celebrates with graduation, preps for new classes

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

Weatherford College’s Workforce and Continuing Education Department had a full house at their spring graduation ceremony held on June 5 in the Alkek Fine Arts Center.

Deadline approaching for teacher cert program

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

The Weatherford College Teacher Certification Program is currently admitting new students for the fall.

Pretty as a peach! Winners named at P.C. Peach Pageant

| |Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014

Parker County crowned a new queen over the weekend – as well as a princess and seven other young girls at the Parker County Peach Pageant on Saturday.

WC offers free college prep

Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014

Weatherford College is offering free college preparation through the Educational Talent Search Grant to the following schools: Bridgeport Middle School, Decatur Middle School, Jacksboro High School, Jacksboro Middle School, Tison Middle School, Mineral Wells High School, Mineral Wells Junior High, Santo High School, Santo Middle School, Hall Middle School, Springtown High School, Springtown Middle School, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford High School Ninth Grade Center.

Whirlwind week leaves Dee Dee happy; fried green tomatoes

| |Tuesday, Jun. 24, 2014

If being very busy makes one happy, then I should be hysterical!

Parker County Livestock Show results

Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014

Martinez, Hope - Weatherford FFA 1 - Reserve Champion

Boomin’ 4th expected to draw huge crowd

| |Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014

The “Boomin’ 4th" will again be hosted by the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce, celebrating our nation's birthday, all 238 of them, with an Independence Day extravaganza. The celebration will be held at 6 p.m. on Fri., July 4, at the Gene L. Voyles Park, 210 North Lakeshore Drive, Hudson Oaks.

Aledo Learning Center presents 23 grads

Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014

The Aledo Learning Center presented its spring 2014 class of students at its graduation exercises at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus recently. They are: Chelsi Marie Broemser, Janett Anne Clemente, Makiya Jaylee Cole, Kirstin Renee Bruner Duke, Danielle Therese Handley, Eric Braiden Hartzell, Bailey Head, Sarah Lynn Humphries, Erin Jarvis, Trenton Dominick Maloney, Peyton Lee Malugani, Adrian Resendez, Estephanie Karina Meza, Cecilia Montes, Amaretta Morgan, Victor Ty Munoz, Isabella Medora-Olivia Noel, Samantha Holly Olinger, Nicholas Andrew Pico, Elissa Ruth Saulter, Victoria Morgan Shaw, Damon Zachary Thompson and Reed Michael Turner.

Sweet onion bake and tasty pound cake are recipe keepers

Tuesday, Jun. 10, 2014

We know it's definitely summertime with daily heat and humidity, as well as days of no rain. We are on water rationing already with two days of the week permitted. That's not too bad if I plan ahead. I was finally able to get my favorite landscaper to widen my corner daylily bed in the backyard. Now it has many inches of organic mulch and the border of Austin stone really sets it off. I am tucking in some more peppers, okra and tomatoes in with the daylilies to get the best use from this new area.

Recipes from picnic-themed dinner are tasty

Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014

It's all about being busy here lately. Is it me or do the weeds in my yard grow fast overnight? I don't like using chemicals to kill them so my tolerance level is getting unruly. But out of this "doom and gloom" came an invitation to an indoor picnic - air-conditioned of course - given by the best hostess I have ever met, friend Anne Kane.