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In Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, Solomon asks, “how can one man alone take care of himself?” His obvious conclusion is that he cannot. A man needs family and friends surrounding him. Solomon points out several examples. Two men working together can complete a job much more quickly than one alone. A man who is injured or sick will recover much more quickly if he has someone to care for him. If a man is attacked, it is much easier to defend himself, if he has one or two others to fight alongside him.

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The city of Aledo and Parker County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information about vandalism that occurred at Bearcat Park the evening of Sept. 14.

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Parker County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested three individuals in connection with a theft ring resulting in more than $500,000 in stolen equipment, according to a release.

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The Aledo ISD board of trustees unanimously approved the implementation of a violence-prevention program that will begin next week to help connect and include all students in the district.

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The Aledo High School agriculture barn will be getting an extension after the AISD board of trustees approved a proposal from Top Notch Management, LLC for $62,500.

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A Sept. 23 golf scramble at Cherokee Ranch Golf Club dedicated to helping a handful of local entities is going a long way in helping promote awareness of these groups in the community.

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The Parker County commissioners held another budget workshop Monday morning and heard from library and IT department officials on budget requests.

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Johnson County Precinct 4 Constable Tim Kinman confirmed deputy constable Daniel Collins was arrested Friday. Keene police arrested Collins in the Cleburne Wal-Mart on charges of assault family violence by impeding breath and assault family violence.

Making lists seem to be something we do quite regularly in life. We make to-do-lists, grocery lists, top 10 lists, and random lists about this and that and then post them on Facebook.

The cost of owning a car begins after the purchase. Whether you’re dealing with an oil change or have major repairs to take care of, it’s important to use a mechanic or auto shop who is worthy of your trust. In 2018, BBB received 1.6 million inquiries and over 7,650 complaints on auto repair shops. BBB reminds consumers to do their homework before choosing a mechanic for vehicle repairs and maintenance.

United Way of Parker County has a new executive director, and Le’Ann Taylor has hit the ground running to achieve the organization’s goals.

Park Superintendent James Adams has started spreading the word about the construction expansion of the already named Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, and gave a presentation at the Native Plant Society’s Cross Timbers Chapter meeting Thursday night.

Poolville ISD board of trustees approved changes to the student handbook and athletic handbook at the meeting on Thursday evening in the elementary building.

The new Ace Hardware store is more than a quarter of a century in the making. That is how long the Bradshaw family operated the business at its former location adjacent to Brazos Mall.

The city of Hudson Oaks has had four signs installed as part of its wayfinding project, which aims to beautify spaces within the city.

Parker County Gold Star Families President Kaye Jordan completed an 800-mile bike ride on Sept. 11 to raise money for other communities.

The initiative to make Weatherford College an All-Steinway School, meaning to use pianos under the Steinway and Sons brand, is moving closer to the goal.

An eatery for buffalo wings, Philly cheesesteak and loaded fries is expected to open next month in Weatherford.

RUSK – Cherokee County Commissioners' Court members accepted a variety of bids from several entities to help meet the county's needs during the upcoming fiscal year, with a unanimous vote by the court on Tuesday.

By Pastor Steve Ellison

Weatherford ISD board of trustees heard a report on accountability and academics during the school board meeting on Monday evening at the District Services Building.

With a projected increase in bad debt and charity care, inflation in supply and pharmaceutical costs and proposed facility improvements and repairs, Palo Pinto County Hospital District trustees are considering a nearly 2.5-cent property tax rate increase for fiscal 2020.

The Willow Park City Council and officials went over highlights of the proposed 2019-20 budget and tax rate, and held its first public hearing Tuesday night.

A Parker County grand jury indicted Brittoney Michelle Ray, 24, of Benbrook for theft of property, more than $30,000 and theft of a firearm.

Brock ISD board of trustees adopted a lowered tax rate by about 12 cents during the meeting on Monday evening at the Brock Elementary cafeteria.

Several weeks after the state released its letter grades for public school districts and campuses, Mineral Wells ISD is finding more positives in the data.

The Parker County commissioners are continuing to meet discuss the budget and held a second public hearing this week with plans to hold one more before final adoption.

TYLER — UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation Center recently launched a new intensive cardiac rehabilitation (ICR) program in Tyler, using Pritikin ICR, to treat patients with cardiovascular disease. UT Health Rehabilitation Center is the first location in Texas to offer the Pritikin ICR program, and the first in the region to offer any ICR program.

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Carolyn Reilly Livingston was born June 13, 1952 to Philip and Faye Kersh in Jackson, Mississippi. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University. She married Larry Livingston on February 24, 1997 in Rockwall, Texas. They owned and operated Air Max Heating and Air…

Carolyn Reilly Livingston was born June 13, 1952 to Philip and Faye Kersh in Jackson, Mississippi. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University. She married Larry Livingston on February 24, 1997 in Rockwall, Texas. They owned and operated Air Max Heating and Air…