Man accused of throwing puppy from moving car

| |Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014

A Lancaster man was behind bars last week, accused of killing a 6-month-old puppy by throwing it from a moving vehicle last week in eastern Parker County, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

Council reverses decision to allow exception

| |Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014

At its previous meeting in late May, the Weatherford City Council listened to a request from members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization to exempt them from the city’s new ordinance banning smoking in eating establishments or places where food or drink is sold.

Rigues honored for service on Aledo ISD board

| |Tuesday, Jun. 10, 2014

It isn’t often that a school board member can be compared to a sports figure but Aledo ISD’s Bobby Rigues can say he has something in commom with both Cal Ripken, Jr. and Brett Favre.

Foundation president honored

Thursday, Jun. 05, 2014

The Weatherford College Foundation honored outgoing President Dr. Mike White at its meeting Thursday.

Azle woman scammed out of almost $10,000

| |Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2014

Parker County authorities warned residents on Wednesday about two con artists in the area after an 89-year-old Azle woman was scammed out of almost $10,000 late last week..

Weatherford Rehabilitation Hospital breaks ground

| |Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014

“It’s been a long haul,” said Mark Harris, chief executive officer of Maxim Management Group, as ground was broken on a new rehabilitation facility in Weatherford.

VFW gets exception from city on smoking

| |Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014

In February, Weatherford’s City Council made the decision to ban smoking in local businesses serving food or drinks after taking time to seek the city’s resident’s pleasure.


| |Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2014

It’s nothing new to Aledo High School when students and faculty send off one of its athletic teams to the state tournament.

Anti-bullying program getting results

| |Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014

Editor’s Note: Because of the sometimes sensitive nature of what the Guardians of the Children organization does for children, only the riders’ road names are used in this story.

Woman set on fire in Azle; boyfriend arrested

| |Monday, Jun. 02, 2014

A woman was set on fire Sunday evening in Azle and her boyfriend was in custody after telling deputies that “I lost my mind,” the Parker County sheriff said.