SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving the president closer to fulfilling a signature campaign promise in an election year but sparking criticism about potential for …

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. 

Weatherford College board of trustees heard an update about the Workforce and Emerging Technologies Building on Thursday during the board meeting.

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.

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.

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.

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines and American Airlines said Friday they are removing the grounded Boeing 737 Max from their schedules longer than previously planned, which means thousands more flights will be canceled during the peak summer travel season.

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.

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.

Weatherford ISD board of trustees held a work session on the preliminary 2021 budget on Monday evening.

During Tuesday’s Weatherford City Council meeting, Lexie Lee was recognized for earning the DFW Directors Supreme Service Award.

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.

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Wednesday, as survivors of the attack teared up and consoled one another.

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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.

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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.

Texas counties have started seeing updates to the state’s election reporting system that will allow them to break out thevote totals needed to determine how many delegates are won by presidential contenderson Super Tuesday. The refinements to the portal used by the state's 254 counties to re…

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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.

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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.

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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.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to strike down a 2016 California law that bans state-funded travel to states with discriminatory laws — a list Texas landed on nearly three years ago after the Legislature approved a religious-refusal law for adoptions …

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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.

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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.

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Now in its 126th year, and one of the oldest active volunteer fire departments in Texas, Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department members recently voted overwhelmingly to fold into the operational oversight of the Mineral Wells Fire Department.

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A Weatherford man who walked up to the Parker County jail to turn himself in for pedophilia pled guilty to repeatedly molesting a 9-year-old girl in court Thursday and was sentenced to 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole.

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A shortened compilation video from a Granbury political forum followed by an Empower Texans article had Texas House District 60 Republican candidate Dr. Glenn Rogers this week clarifying his positions on two key issues and emphasizing his conservative values.

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Weatherford City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission gave direction to city staff on development preferences during a joint meeting on Tuesday evening.

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A homicide case that went cold for 35 years will be cleared by exception by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office following the death of the offender. 

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history.

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One hundred women giving $100 each to a Palo Pinto County non-profit organization is going to make for a great day for that agency – and an hour of fun for the donors.

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