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Historical Commission meeting

September 8, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 6:00pm

Parker County Historical Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at the 20th Century Building, 321 S. Main in Weatherford.

On the agenda is a discussion of the Texas Lakes Trail.

For more information,

Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament

September 7, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 7:30am

The Knights of Columbus Council 7264 of Weatherford will hold its 15th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct 17 at Split Rail Golf Course in Annetta.

Download entry form below.

The event starts with registration, coffee and donuts at 7:30 a.m. followed by tee-off at 8:30 a.m. Knights will cook and serve lunch following the round of golf. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third and last place. The top raffle prize is a round of golf for three at Colonial Country Club. Proceeds benefit Parker County Charities.

Cost is $75 per player, teams $300, and a arrange of sponsorships from $100 to $2000.

For more information, call Neal Hoelting at 940-327-9580 or John Achtyl at 817-629-0178.

Take Back Meds Program

September 2, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/26/2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Player Development Workshop (Baseball)

September 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/26/2015 - 6:00pm

Key Sports Performance of Aledo will offer a free Player Development Workshop at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at its facility located at 176 Bearcat Rd. in Aledo. TCU hitting coach Bill Mosiello will conduct a session on “Developing the Collegiate and Minor League Baseball Player” and Michael Richards, owner of Salt County Sports Performance, will conduct velocity and accuracy training. For more information and to register, call 817-937-1915 or visit

Openings in Ladies Tennis League

September 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 7:00pm

The Monday night ladies tennis league has openings for both permanent and substitute players. The fall league starts Monday, Sept. 14 and ends Monday, Nov. 16. Players level range from USTA 2.5 to 4.0. Matches are played at Aledo High School courts. For more information, email

Ride United

September 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 8:30am

The fifth annual Ride United bike ride benefiting the United Way of Parker County will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Arena, 2251 Mineral Wells Hwy in Weatherford. The scenic and challenging ride features 22 mile, 32 mile and 57 mile routes. Lunch will be provided. For more information, visit For more information about United Way, visit

POW/MIA Ceremony

August 31, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 6:00pm

The Harold L. Gregory Memorial Post 626 and Auxiliary Unit 626 of the American Legion will hold a twilight ceremony to salute American service members who were prisoners of war and those still missing in action at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 at the Post 626 Legion Hall, 1125 Burton Hill Road, Fort Worth. The ceremony is designed to provide an opportunity for the people in the Fort Worth area to honor America’s missing service members and their families, while highlighting the government’s commitment to account for them. For more information, call 817-343-0163 or email

Texas Girls’ Choir auditions

August 26, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:30am

The Texas Girls’ Choir will kick off their annual fall auditions for new members with a “Rally Day” Party at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at their headquarters, 4449 Camp Bowie Blvd, in Fort Worth. Girls who are interested in auditioning and their families are invited to attend. A style show of the choir’s uniforms, a “pep rally,” refreshments, a video of the choir’s recent tours and a brief performance by the choir is planned. Girls age 8 through 12 who love to sing can audition at the end of the event at noon.

Steaks & Stetsons to benefit Special Olympics

August 26, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:30pm

The Casey Donahew Band will perform a live show from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 at Pop’s Garage (3709 Cockrell Ave. Fort Worth).

County SWCD holding monthly meeting

July 22, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 9:00am

The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District #558 will meet in an open board meeting Thursday, Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. in the Conference Room located in the Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main St., Suite 100, Weatherford. The public is invited to attend.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cleburne at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Mansfield Tournament; times TBA

Friday, February 19

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson HS Tournament; All day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS; 6 p.m.

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