The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Featured below are candidates running for the Aledo ISD board Place 2 — Laura Morrow and Jennifer Loftin.
The Weatherford Democrat recently reached out to candidates running in contested races in the May 1 election. Featured below are candidates running for the Aledo ISD board Place 1 — David Lear and Tricia Watson.
AUSTIN — The House Committee on Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services voted unanimously Friday to send House Bill 3507 to the Committee on General Calendars.
Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a first-team and second-team rosters comprised of players from all seven Parker County UIL high school boys’ baseball teams.
Mineral Wells officials are looking to make downtown not just a tourist location but a resort destination through revitalization efforts, including the grand opening of The Baker Hotel and Spa.
The financial health of Weatherford College ranks near the top of community colleges in the state according to data shared with the WC Board of Trustees Thursday by Dr. Andra Cantrell, executive vice president of financial and administrative services.
The National Weather has increased the chances for severe weather in Rockwall County Friday afternoon and overnight. The latest update calls for the potential of up to baseball-size hail:
Voters in Rockwall County intereted in the issues to be decided in the May 1 municipal elections will want to pick up a copy of Friday’s Rockwall County Herald-Banner.
Parker County Emergency Services District 1 is seeking voter approval on an increase in the local sales and use tax imposed by 1% in the May 1 election.
The Republican House Speaker threw his weight Wednesday behind a bill that would extend Medicaid coverage to mothers for a year postpartum, as part of a broad package of proposals meant to increase access to affordable healthcare in Texas.
The city of Mineral Wells is exploring options in the conversion from bag service to poly carts in its solid waste collection contract with Waste Connections.
After entering the conference postseason tournament as the No. 5 seed, the Weatherford College Lady Coyote basketball team completed their third upset win in a row Tuesday night, beating Grayson College in the championship game in Denison, 91-89.
The Mineral Wells soccer team isn't done yet. The Rams powered through the next phase of playoffs with a 3-2 win over Castleberry Tuesday night in the Class 4A Region I semifinal.
United States Representative Pat Fallon, who represents the Fourth Congressional District of Texas, which includes Rockwall and Hunt counties, has scheduled an online Tele-Town Hall this evening, concerning the situation at the United States/Mexico border.
The Springtown community recently came together to celebrate a ribbon cutting for Springtown Park Rehabilitation and Care Center, a skilled nursing facility and the first of its kind in the area.
Parker County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Sean Thomas Sloan, 28, of Weatherford, after a neighbor reported witnessing him assault his 3-year-old husky.
Anyone attending a Weatherford Kangaroos baseball game for the past 20 years can envision the familiar cadence of Clif Tramel announcing the names of players.
Parker County Lifecare EMS paramedic Chris Briggs recently testified in support of the Pandemic Liability Protection Act, or Senate Bill 6, aimed at protecting first responders.
Weatherford College's Diamond Sweats and Adela Valkova each poured in 20 points in the Lady Coyotes' basketball playoff win at Temple College Wednesday night.
The Texas Senate early Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit social media companies with at least 100 million monthly users from blocking, banning, demonetizing or discriminating against a user based on their viewpoint or their location within Texas.
Several residents voiced their opposition to an RV resort coming to Possum Kingdom Lake at Monday’s Palo Pinto County special commissioners court meeting.
After recent drone footage showed a close call on the railroad tracks in Aledo, the city began discussions on how to provide a short-term safety solution at the Farm-to-Market Road 1187 crossing.
Last month’s disastrous and deadly winter storm impacted most Texans served by the state’s main power grid, with almost 70% of those people losing power in subfreezing temperatures and almost half experiencing a water outage, according to a new report from the University of Houston.
With about $27.62 billion in federal COVID-19 relief dollars coming to state of Texas, cities and counties are expected to get some much needed relief.
After a three-day search to find the owner of a mysterious basket of dirty laundry left on a Weatherford resident’s porch, the man has been identified.
A 30-day demolition order for a downtown building was approved by the Weatherford Building and Standards Commission last week.
Two vacant homes — abandoned by a builder who went bankrupt — are still standing stagnant inside an East Parker County housing development after more than two years.
High school football games are months away, but the players don’t wait until the season starts to work themselves into shape. They were running sprints at Rams Stadium during a recent warm spell — and might have been wishing for a return to snowmageddon. Under the bright afternoon sun, all of the players were struggling and one began to flag.
SHERMAN, Texas – A Nigerian national based in Plano, Texas has been sentenced to federal prison for violations related to a bank fraud and money laundering conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today.
The National Weather Service is continuing a river flood warning for portions of Rockwall, Kaufman and Hunt Counties, through Friday morning:
Gainesville’s sales tax allocation this month is down 11.54% compared to last March’s reimbursements, according to recently released data from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s office.
Revocation of Texas Classics and Customs’ Conditional Use Permit was approved by the city this month after the business failed to come into compliance.
The Feast of St. Joseph is a deep-rooted Italian tradition — honoring Joseph, husband to the virgin Mary and earthly father to Jesus — that takes place annually on March 19. March 19, fittingly, is also the day that Italy celebrates Father's Day.
Aledo ISD has not taken action to remove its mask requirement despite another push to do so by parents and residents.
Weatherford College rodeo brought home the Men's Team All-Around Title, Women's Team Reserve Title and three individual event championships from the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo held March 18-20.
All Texas adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine regardless of age, occupation or health status starting on March 29, state health officials said Tuesday.
Democrats moved to delay committee hearings that were set for today on the first major bill in a push by Republican lawmakers to further tighten the state's already restrictive voting rules and raise new barriers for some voters.
The girls were a tad nervous and a little discouraged when they filed into Allstar Athletics in Mineral Wells earlier this week. Cold-calling local merchants and asking for money isn’t anyone’s idea of fun, and the girls had found no donors after several attempts.
Mineral Wells’ Executive Director of Special Programs Natalie Griffin was recently named the Texas Association of School Librarians 2021 Administrator of the Year.
This Week's Circulars
Deanna Lou Simmons of Terrell, Texas was born Jan. 3, 1937 in Royse City, Texas to Dean and Opal (Howell) Wester. She went to be with our Lord and Savior on Jan. 19, 2021 at the age of 84. Deanna graduated from Royse City High School in 1955, then moved to Mesquite to raise her family for ap…
- State court to hear Poynter appeal
- Jury trial scheduled in fatal 2020 crash
- Increased threat of severe weather in area
- Services planned for local business owner, athlete, mother
- Most older Rockwall County residents vaccinated against COVID-19
- Boy Scouts to add virtual zoo to Royse City Park
- Rockwall County voters to make decision on bonds, boards May 1
- New businesses opening as city collects boost in sales taxes
- Representative Pat Fallon to host Tele-Town Hall on border issues
- Rogers' teacher retirement bill to see House floor
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