Veterans memorial at Soldier Spring Park groundbreaking set

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

The City of Weatherford Parks, Recreation and Special Events Department, along with the Parker County Gold Star Families, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will break ground to begin phase one construction of the new Veterans Memorial at Soldier Spring Park on Oct. 10.

AISD superintendent to speak at town hall meetings

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Dr. Derek Citty, superintendent of Aledo ISD, will make presentations and answer questions about the upcoming Bond Referendum at two upcoming Town Hall meetings. These are:

Walk to End Alzheimer’s to take place Saturday at WC

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting area residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday. The two-mile walk begins at 8 a.m. with opening ceremonies at Roger Williams Ballpark at 312 College Park Drive led by this year’s honorary chairs, Linda and Gary Snow. Before beginning their trek, walkers will join in a beautiful ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Emcee for the event will be Brent Baker, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Weatherford College.

Council honors Hagman with day

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

In November 2012, Weatherford lost one of their own when Larry Hagman, an actor and recording artist, passed away. But the city now prepares to honor him with the revealing of his statue on Sept. 21.

PC cattle owner who shot dogs not charged

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

A Parker County man who shot and killed two huskies — one an adult dog and one a puppy — will not be charged with a crime because state law allows him to use lethal force to protect his cattle, Sheriff Larry Fowler said Thursday.

WISD gets top FIRST rating

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Maintaining a high rating for financial accountability may not be something parents and the community think about when hearing Weatherford ISD but its importance is measured behind the scenes.

Flu vaccinations offered to WISD children at no cost

Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The Parker County Hospital Outreach Program will be offering the Quadrivalent Flu injection and FLUMIST to Weatherford ISD students with no deductibles or out-of-pocket expenses.

West Point grad dedicates his walk to fallen troops

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Mike Viti is in the Metroplex this week as he treks to Baltimore.

Family affair for flying has Weatherford teenager gliding into new adventures

| |Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

He can’t drive a car but he can soar like an eagle.

Jett Good isn’t your typical adolescent teenager. At 14 years old, he has a pretty impressive resume which began with a stint in Hollywood a few years ago where he starred in the movie Spy Kids: All the time in the World. His latest feat, though, saw him take to the air like a bird, soloing and piloting a sail plane, or what used to be referred to as a glider.

Women can ‘change the workplace’

| |Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

It may seem hard to believe in this day and age but even a woman as successful as Weatherford’s Debra Smith has a hard time getting respect from some men in her industry.