Captain retires after 3 decades

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Mike Morgan retired on Aug. 15 after serving more than 35 years in a successful law enforcement career. Morgan began his career in 1979 with the Parker County Sheriff’s Office, earning his way through the ranks and retiring as captain of the PCSO Patrol Division and Weatherford-Parker County Special Operations Group.

Cleo will be the cuddles you’re looking for

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Meet Cleo, a beautiful gray tabby (girl) we rescued from the animal shelter.

Annual WAA member show features works by local artists

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

The annual Weatherford Art Association Member Show and Sale opened on Aug. 25 and will run until Sept. 21 at the Firehouse Art Gallery in Weatherford. Works from over 25 artists who are members of WAA have over 55 artworks on display. Drawings, paintings in oils, watercolors and acrylics and sculpture are represented.

You’ll strike it rich with Treasure

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

The Shelter Pet of the Week is the “fabulous, furry, fantastic Treasure.”

Dee Dee’s ‘cool’ dinner party features potatoes as the star

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Another couple called us and wanted to get some folks together for a dinner party, one where we didn't have to cook or grill outside since it's been so hot. We came up with our theme: a Potato Party, using any recipes that feature potatoes. It was a success and everyone came up with some very good choices and side dishes. We ate on heavy-duty paper plates, so the clean-up was easy. Everyone brought their favorite beverage choice - how simple and fun! Here's some good recipes from our "cool" inside dinner party.

Injured soldier speaks to BLRW, other guests

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Weatherford Marine Staff Sgt. Marcus Burleson shares story of courage, survival.

Aledo ISD kindergarten teachers Align Scope and Sequence for 2014-15 school year

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Back-to-school means back to basics for Aledo ISD kindergarten teachers. Representatives from each of the district’s four elementary schools met to discuss the goals of the Scope and Sequence strategy used at all levels throughout the district. This particular session focused on learning new math curriculum.

Beat the heat by staying out of a hot kitchen

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Everyone has been talking about how hot it is, but if I stay inside most of the day, I can attend to almost endless amounts of jobs I have been putting off for some time. Of course the watering outside has to be done very early in the morning or wake up about 4 a.m. to run the sprinkler system!

Crossroads to host ‘Spectacular’ event

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Crossroads Youth Ministries invites the public to join them on Sat., Aug. 30, for the first Crossroads Country Charity Spectacular event to be held at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Arena.

Brookshire’s in W’ford celebrates with a ‘Grand Re-Opening’

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Grand reopening festivities began last week at the remodeled Brookshire’s Food Store, located at 601 W. Palo Pinto in Weatherford.