Hudson Oaks firefighter accused of sexually assaulting two girls

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Richard Fredrick Adams Sr., 62, was arrested after investigators found evidence at his houses, Parker County authorities said.

New park opens for four-legged friends and families

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The City of Weatherford held a ribbon-cutting Friday for the opening of an attraction that will benefit not just the citizens, but the city’s canine residents as well.

Humorist to speak at Healthy Woman Expo

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Celebrating its seventh anniversary event, the Healthy Woman program, sponsored by Weatherford Regional Medical Center (WRMC), will host a humorist and professional singer, Jane Jenkins Herlong. This year’s event will be on Tues., Sept. 16, at Southwest Ford and include a women’s health expo from 4-6 p.m., followed by dinner and one-woman show with Herlong.

Phone scam targeting WC students

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Weatherford College students are being warned of a potential scam targeting their financial information.

WISD approves contract for phone survey

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Some voters can expect calls in early November.

Driver speed and seatbelt surveys show improvements

Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The Weatherford Police Department utilized grant funding from the Texas Department of Transportation to fund overtime salaries for extra enforcement during the week of the Independence Day holiday. The extra patrols worked to ensure drivers were complying with posted speed limits, wearing seatbelts and were not driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in an effort to keep our local roadways safe.

Four-time deportee arrested for molesting child

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Parker County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a known criminal alien, identified as Israel Andrade, 35, early Saturday morning after a woman called 9-1-1 to report her daughter had been sexually fondled by a stranger who broke into her home.

New neurologist joins Lone Star Medical Group

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Neurologist Bishnu Sapkota, M.D., has joined Lone Star Medical Group. Sapkota graduated medical school from the University of Science and Technology in Chittagong, Bangladesh and completed his neurology residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Longtime judge to be remembered

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

The Honorable Judge Ben Akers passed away Thursday in Weatherford.

Scam artist arrested in Oklahoma at casino

| |Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Gregory J. Long, wanted by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office for the charge Theft of Property $1,500 but less than $20,000, was taken into custody in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. At the direction of the Parker County FAST Team, in conjunction with the United States Marshal’s Service.