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.

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.