Gala raises funds for teachers

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

What do a former Dallas Cowboys great and North Side Baptist Church’s Van Houser have in common?

WHS Ex-Student Association honors four alumni, one distinguished service recipient

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Several Weatherford High School alumni came together to honor the 2014 Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Service Recipients recently at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center.

Dee Dee gives recipes for easy holiday meals

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Fall is a terrific time to plant a winter veggie garden, pansies and snaps, ornamental cabbages, transplant Iris and daylilies, trim bushes, mulch and plant trees.

Emergency preparedness for businesses and beyond

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

You’ve finally achieved your dream. Don’t lose it to a power outage, fire, tornado or other disaster.

Third Annual Western Art Show and Sale at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center to take place Nov. 7

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

“The third annual western art show and sale looks to be an even better opportunity to highlight incredible artists and add masterpieces to your private collection,” Amanda Rush, Curator at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center said.

PCEEA invites folks to Home for the Holidays

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

The Parker County Extension Education Association invites everyone to the 2014 “Home for the Holidays,” on Thurs., Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will take place at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church in the gym, located in Weatherford at 802 North Elm Street.

Hall students use chalk to write messages on sidewalks

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Seventh and eighth graders at Hall Middle School use colored chalk to write inspirational messages on the sidewalks outside the main building in conjunction with the National Day on Writing.

Retired teachers learn of ‘most prevalent crime in the world’

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Lin Bearden and Debbie Rowe of First National Bank presented a “fantastic program” to the Parker County Retired Teachers on Oct. 7 about the “most prevalent crime in the world: identify theft.” Warning members of a variety of scams and frauds, Bearden gave many tips to avoid becoming a victim. He mentioned limiting the number of credit cards one has, avoiding carrying any identification which contains one’s social security number and giving any kind of personal information to an unknown telephone caller. Initiating a sale online is safe, he said, as is online banking. Rowe mentioned the importance of computer virus protection and keeping it up to date. Both speakers stressed the need to be proactive concerning the verifying of credit card statements and checking one’s credit report at least once a year.

Advance planning seminars help families prepare

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

On Thurs., Nov. 6, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., White’s Funeral Homes will be hosting Advance Planning Seminars dealing with a variety of key topics for seniors.

Cooking Well for Healthy Living classes offered

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Parker County will offer a two-night class on Cooking Well for Healthy Living. The classes will be Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include dinner. The classes will be at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.