In honor of the upcoming National Spay Day, the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter will be providing 30 spay or neuter surgeries for families in need next week.
After the East Parker County Library’s donation jar was stolen last fall, the Weatherford and Aledo Rotary clubs have donated $500 each to help replace the funds, which totaled between $750-$1,000.
By chapter nine, the last chapter of Amos, God is through delivering His promises of judgment and punishment to His chosen people. The window of opportunity for repentance and restoration has closed. There is a lesson there for us. Do not presume upon the goodness, mercy, and grace of God Almighty. He is not obligated to withhold judgment for any length of time. Your opportunity to repent and call upon His Name could end at any second. That opportunity exists only by His good pleasure.
Weatherford ISD is now reaching out to parents and guardians via phone and text to provide information on school lockdowns, lockouts and evacuations after a parent requested it at a school board meeting.
Parker County Republican candidates answered questions during a joint forum held by the Aledo ISD Young Republicans and Bush Legacy Republican Women of Weatherford Tuesday night.
A male pedestrian that was walking in the middle of the Interstate 20 West service road was struck and killed by a vehicle at about 6:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Weatherford Police Department.
ROCKWALL — Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, a national nonprofit based in Rockwall, that trains and provides service dogs for disabled veterans, recently received a $14,000 donation from Ascent Protein. Ascent is a family owned company based in Denver, Colorado, that is well-known in the fitness and sports industry for producing clean, pure, made-in-America protein and pre-workout products.
It was a special Sunday earlier this month for one local non-profit and nearly 200 women, and Rotary Club of Mineral Wells members were able to hear all about it at last week’s meeting.
Updates on what the Bond Progress Committee and architects have completed and are working to complete were presented to the Aledo ISD board of trustees Monday night.
TYLER - Mere seconds before tip off on Monday night Jacksonville Fightin' Maiden head coach Lynn Nabi told his team four things; the first of which was to "start fast".
Generations of families treasure their Texas State Railroad travel traditions and can continue to build memories during this brand-new decade. Highlighting the classic service and scenic beauty of the Piney Woods excursion experience aboard the Official Railroad of Texas, seasonal special event trains round-out this year’s calendar with opportunity for all ages and interests.
Since December of 2019, local hospital officials have tallied up more than 600 flu-like visits and are sharing warning signs as well as measures to take if you suspect you have the flu.
United Way of Parker County’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show event raised more than $30,000 last week, which will help support 10 nonprofit organizations in the area.
HALLSVILLE — Playing the defending District 16-5A champion Hallsville Ladycats on their home pitch seemed to fire up the Jacksonville Fightin' Maiden soccer team on Friday night.
SAN ANGELO – Mineral Wells High School graduate Kenzi Huseman is among five Angelo State University intramural flag football players and one student official named 2019 All-Americans for their performances at the NIRSA National Flag Football Championships held Jan. 3-5 in Round Rock, Texas.
The Mineral Wells Index recently asked candidates running in the five contested county races to provide information and answer – within 300 words or less – questions in order to help voters decide who to support and vote for. The primary elections are March 3, and early voting begins February 18.
With love being a popular subject this month, my boyfriend suggested I write about an actor he knows I love (not as much as him, of course): My all-time favorite actor is Humphrey Bogart, and if anybody is worthy of a column about them … it's him.
Ryan Roach and David Hawes told those attending Friday’s annual State of the Community luncheon about the current endeavors and positive projects taking place. So Mineral Wells City Manager Randy Criswell spoke about something else.
The mayors in Parker County provided updates about growth, economic development, infrastructure needs and how they’re working together to support residents and businesses at a recent forum.
As expected, Mineral Wells City Council on Friday voted to elevate Mayor Pro-Tem Tammy Underwood to interim mayor until a new mayor is seated in May.
RUSK – Annual property study results recently released by the State Comptroller’s Office do not bode well for some Cherokee County taxpayers, said Cherokee County Chief Appraiser Lee Flowers.
CHEROKEE COUNTY – A number of Cherokee County residents braved the cold rains Tuesday evening, nearly packing Jacksonville College's Buckner Chapel to hear what a dozen Republican candidates for the March 3 primary had to say.
Republican primary candidates for Parker County sheriff, Precinct 3 commissioner, Precinct 2 constable and Precinct 3 constable discussed their platforms and answered questions during a candidate forum on Tuesday evening at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center.
The Mineral Wells Index recently asked candidates running in the five contested county races to provide information and answer – within 300 words or less – questions in order to help voters decide who to support and vote for.
After seven Aledo Rodeo Team members competed, two rose to the top at the first-ever North Texas High School Rodeo Association Scholarship Rodeo, recently held at Will Rogers Memorial Center.
Weatherford ISD board of trustees approved a memorandum of understanding with Tarleton State University for automatic acceptance of all WISD students who graduate within the top 25% of their classes from Weatherford High School during a special meeting on Monday.
The Records and Deeds Division of the Parker County Clerk’s Office was one of 68 recipients in the state of the Five Star Service Award for excellence in vital registration.
Christopher Perricone is out as Mineral Wells' mayor on the basis he is deemed no longer qualified to hold the office under the city's charter.
Keeping your heart healthy is a lifelong journey that begins in childhood. Habits, both good and bad, and relationships with food and exercise begin early in life, which is why it’s every parent’s job to help their child stay healthy. Although this need is very serious, staying heart healthy can be as fun as you make it. Plus, both you and your child will reap the benefits from practicing heart healthy habits.
Weatherford’s Parks, Recreation and Special Events Department has made improvements to the Clearlake Greenspace, which includes a pond, and more are on the way.
The Parker County Economic Development Council could have an office inside the county courthouse following discussion during Monday’s regular meeting of the Parker County commissioners court.
Mikko Skalaaba — better known as Herbert “Chief” Johnson to the Jacksonville College family — was honored on Saturday (homecoming) as JC's Distinguished Alumnus for 2020.
- County, area facing multiple murder cases
- Local church, Boy Scouts celebrate 100-year connection
- Candidates file for May 2 city council, school board elections
- Construction of new middle school continues
- Primary early voting to begin in county
- City receives huge boost in sales tax revenue
- Really Good Sports: Local collector loans memorabilia to museum for display
- City secretary gets state certification
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