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The Lions Club of Corsicana heard Donna Miller speak about the American Cancer Society Navarro County Relay for Life Tuesday.

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1994 homicide of Kelly Gaspard, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before next month’s featured Texas Rangers cold case is announced. (A $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest is routinely offered on all cases on the Texas Rangers’ Unsolved Homicides website.)

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Peaster ISD officials released a statement on Tuesday in mourning the loss of high school chemistry teacher Elizabeth Calhoun.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, and Parker County’s NAACP Branch 6321 members are hosting two events to celebrate.

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Brock ISD board of trustees approved the creation of a Citizen’s Advisory Committee to explore the need for a bond election in November.

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A Women’s March organized at the national level has been hit with controversy, but the local democrat organization has banded together to hold an event in Huntsville anyway. 

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Mineral Wells Municipal Airport hopes a new name will better reflect its facilities, services and capabilities and makes it an even better attraction and destination for pilots and related businesses.

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, a loss of some federal funding and a recent case in which a patient died after receiving a transfusion of the wrong blood type.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Greg Abbott began a second term as Texas governor Tuesday by promising lower taxes and a school funding overhaul but without mentioning a national policy dispute that weighs heavily on his state: President Donald Trump's demand for a border wall.

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After two meetings this week, Parker County commissioners are expected to meet again next week in executive session to consider options in dealing with the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District’s proposal on increasing the minimum tract size to drill water wells.

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Residents voiced their concerns about water supply and traffic at Monday’s Parker County Commissioners Court meeting about a new development preliminary plat that was approved in the ETJ of the city of Fort Worth.

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Highly anticipated additions to the Lowman Student Center were unveiled to the Sam Houston State University community on Tuesday morning.

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Currently in his third year leading Mineral Wells ISD, Superintendent John Kuhn will continue into his fourth school year and beyond after district trustees Monday unanimously approved a new five-year contract.

The cast and crew of acclaimed HULU series The Small Business Revolution – Main Street visited Corsicana Monday to determine if it moves into the top five town spots to be considered for its own season and a $500,000 makeover.

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Tyler Junior College has received a $3 million commitment from The Rogers Foundation to help underwrite construction of TJC’s new performing arts center. The current Wise Auditorium, located in the heart of the Cultural Arts District on TJC’s main campus, will be transformed into the “Rogers Palmer Performing Arts Center.” Groundbreaking is expected to take place in June.

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The cast and crew of acclaimed HULU series The Small Business Revolution – Main Street visited Corsicana Monday to determine if it moves into the top five town spots to be considered for its own season and a $500,000 makeover.

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Faced with a location change for the proposed 38,700-square-foot police department, the Huntsville City Council is facing a shortfall of $454,648 for architecture and engineering fees.

DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carries a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago.

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“Only you can prevent wildfires” became Smokey Bear’s official catchphrase in 1947 and in honor of Smokey’s 75th anniversary, made a trip to the Parker County Courthouse Monday morning as part of the Texas A&M Forest Service’s campaign roadshow.

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According to Freese and Nichols engineer Tim Sansone, the Parker County transportation bond projects are looking good with $21 million spent so far out of the $76.2 million budgeted for the projects.

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A man who was convicted of beating a child during an exorcism has been granted a stay of execution by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

A Weatherford man who led Hudson Oaks police on a lengthy, high speed chase that ended in gunfire pled guilty to evading arrest with a vehicle charges in district court in Weatherford Thursday and was sentenced to 45 years in prison.

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Park Road 40 will be closed between the I-45 ramps on the nights of Tuesday, January 15 and Wednesday, January 16 from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. The closure was initially planned for Monday night, but was postponed due to rain. 

Life changed in an instant for Faith Beamon one day.

The 18-year-old daughter of Brian and Christie Beamon was in a horrible car accident Dec. 12, and the road since then for the family has been a long, hard one.

Anticipation has been high for the Lowman Student Center expansion on the campus of Sam Houston State University. Tuesday, students and the community members will get a better view of the near $40 million expansion of the 56-year old facility. 

Huntsville Rotary Charities, Inc., a non-profit subsidiary of the Rotary Club of Huntsville has set the date for the second annual WineQuest. The event is the organizations annual fundraising event, which will be held on Friday, February 22 at Magnolia Lakes in Huntsville. 

When it premiered in January of 2014, the HBO original series “True Detective” quickly transcended the distinction of being a well-reviewed TV show and became a fully fledged TV phenomenon. The season finale – each season is a self-contained story, so this meant a major resolution – crashed HBO’s streaming site, and fans were eager to see what series creator Nic Pizzolatto would concoct next after the first season became one of the most talked-about shows of the 21st century. 

The Weatherford Police Department has brought back its K9 unit after six years through a grant from K9s4COPs and Discount Tire’s Driven to Care program.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott agreed Friday to remove a plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War, bending after years of resistance by state Republican leaders in the face of Confederate monuments falling nationwide.

Wednesday is the first day to file for a place on the ballot for May elections in Parker County.

Weatherford College officials are planning to mount a weather camera on the Alkek Fine Arts Center for weather coverage to be broadcast on WFAA Channel 8.

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