Explore Jacksonville has released a new “Restaurants Guide” designed to help visitors navigate local shops, eateries and overnight lodging.
Parker County Judge Pat Deen said his most recent executive order issued Wednesday regarding the wearing of face masks will help deal with large events coming up.
Church officials and community members came together Tuesday evening for a prayer gathering in support of removing the Confederate statue from the Parker County Courthouse lawn.
With the start of the 2020-21 school year roughly seven weeks away, the Jacksonville Independent School District, like many other school districts in the state, is waiting for direction from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) before making its final decisions.
Family and friends weren’t the only ones that witnessed Scarlett and Adam Preston exchange vows earlier this month when some four-legged guests accompanied the wedding party down the aisle.
CHEROKEE COUNTY – Within a two-day reporting period, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen by 39.6 percent, going from 101 reported cases Friday evening to 141 Sunday evening.
A Parker County grand Jury charged Britt Michael Fincher, 35, of Brock, on June 23 with five counts of possession with intent to promote child pornography.
Long-time Mineral Wells resident, the late B.A. Crowder, will be honored Sept. 4 with the unveiling of a memorial plaque in his honor at the George H.W. Bush Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg.
The Royse City Police Department has issued a statement concerning the fatal pedestrian accident which occurred following the “Celebrating Freedom” fireworks show Saturday night:
Coming down with the coronavirus, hitting a temperature of 102, and being whisked by ambulance to a hospital made it appear that Marie Thornton might not reach her 98th birthday.
CHEROKEE COUNTY – Within a one-week period, active confirmed cases of COVID-19 have doubled in Cherokee County, prompting local government officials to urge residents to remain vigilant in helping curb the spread of the virus.
With coronavirus cases on the rise and a glitch in state reporting, Parker County officials said they are working with the state to get back to updating case numbers daily.
Rockwall County added almost 1,700 jobs between April and May, but the increase wasn’t nearly enough to alleviate the county’s record unemployment, according to a report issued June 19 by the Texas Workforce Commission.
It’s been seven years since Springtown resident Lawrence Wright had new neighbors move in down the street. Though the two couples may not look anything alike in terms of race, they have developed a bond that is more like family in the years since.
Weatherford’s Director of Capital Projects Terry Hughes presented an update on the city's bypass project this week, saying they hope to secure some funding by November.
After weeks of increases in the local numbers, Rockwall County appeared to be getting a bit of a breather earlier this week when it came to the COVID-19 virus.
The Fourth of July is a little more than a week away and officials are gearing up for a day packed full of community events to celebrate the 74th annual Frontier Days Rodeo as well as Independence Day.
State supported living centers and state hospitals across Texas are using pen pal programs to help their residents and patients stay connected with their communities during the pandemic.
Jon Francis and Glenn Rogers are facing off for the seat of Texas House Representative for District 60 in the July 14 Republican Primary runoff election, which was moved from May because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A Parker County grand jury has charged Hunter Charles LeBlanc, 18, of Dallas, and Israel Leon, 24, of Weatherford, with aggravated robbery stemming from the murder of a 19-year-old in Poolville.
Texas education officials are envisioning a largely hands-off approach to helping school districts bring students back to campus this fall, imposing few mandatory safety precautions but recommending staff and students wear masks, hand sanitize regularly and stay six feet away from each other, according to draft documents found on the Texas Education Agency's website Tuesday.
If Tetyana Klimenko could make a wish come true, it would be to rid the world of COVID-19, with which she has had an up-close experience, being a nurse in Tulsa.
The Jacksonville Leadership program has grown by 15, as new members graduating June 16 were welcomed as alumni, according to a release by the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, which hosts the program.
The Parker County Courthouse was packed with community members Monday morning during a discussion on the Confederate soldier statue, located on the courthouse lawn.
Summer officially begins today, and Cherokee County residents looking for ways to stay cool at home without sustaining too hard a hit on their wallets have several different energy-saving options to employ.
With calls to “defund the police” following the death of George Floyd sparking nationwide protests, local law enforcement agencies shared their thoughts on the definition of the phrase, and outlined training and procedures each department has in place.
A doctor who worked at the North Texas Medical Center Specialty Clinic has had his medical license temporarily suspended after hospital staff reportedly found him unresponsive.
Following a recommendation from the Parker County Elections Commission to terminate Elections Administrator Don Markum in a 4-1 vote, a discussion and possible action will take place at the commissioners court Monday.
The Rockwall Police Department is seeking information about an overnight incident in which a local restaurant was damaged when somebody drove a vehicle into the business.
Summer classes may all be online, but employees in Weatherford College’s Student Services Office, Business Office and other areas of the college have returned to their stations on campus to assist students with Summer II and Fall 2020 semester registration.
It’s peach season and although the annual festival is not taking place this year, Weatherford will still be serving up all things peach July 11-18.
With two petitions circulating Parker County, a discussion surrounding the Confederate monument on the lawn of the county courthouse will take place at Monday’s commissioners court meeting.
Sales tax allocations in Muenster are up more than 50% despite the cancellation of Germanfest, information from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s Office shows.
Grant Mills, outgoing student government president at Weatherford College and a member of the WC Class of 2020, is headed to the University of Texas at Arlington in the fall, where he plans to major in marketing administration with an emphasis on sports.
Parker County Judge Pat Deen is not concerned about the increase in active COVID-19 cases, saying officials anticipated that number to go up. He said he is, however, concerned about people dropping their guard.
The Weatherford High School seniors officially stepped into the next chapter of their lives Saturday night following the Class of 2020 graduation ceremony held at Kangaroo Stadium.
This Week's Circulars
- County officials confident about new COVID-19 numbers
- Friday last day to vote early in runoff elections
- Police investigating fatal accident after fireworks show
- County waiting on new COVID-19 numbers
- No new confirmed cases in Rockwall County
- Police investigating fatal accident after fireworks show
- Rockwall County to celebrate Independence Day
- Early voting begins for primary runoff elections
- COVID-19 cases continue to climb
- Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public
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