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Rogers wins State Rep race

Glenn Rogers won the District 60 Republican House Primary Runoff with 9,261 votes to Mike Olcott’s 8,509. Parker County’s vote totals, with all voting centers counted, show that Mike Olcott received 7,383 votes to Glenn Rogers’ 6,259. Mike Hale defeated Eric Contreras for Commissioner Pct. 4 2,358...
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Woman arrested after leaving dog tethered to tree in 102-degree heat

WEATHERFORD (CBSDFW.COM) - Parker County Sheriff's deputies arrested Rachel Louise Langley, 28, for allegedly leaving her dog tethered outside in 102 degree heat until it died. Langley was taken into custody on May 19. Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier said the incident happened Friday, May 13, at a home located in the 600-Block of South Blue Meadow Court, Parker County.Sheriff's deputies said they arrived on scene and found the dog in the backyard without food, water or shade. "We cannot stress enough that all animal need adequate shade, shelter, food and water," said Sheriff Authier. "In the rising heat, make certain you provide...
PARKER COUNTY, TX
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Shrake receives DAR award

The Eagle Mountain chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored three youths on May 14 at the Azle Memorial Library. Cadet 2nd Lt. Shyanne Shrake of the Azle Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol was one of the honorees. “Our chapter has been honored in the past to present...
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Silver Taps Notification

Kayla Morris class of ‘86, passed away on March 4th in Fort Worth, Texas. Her maiden name was Hanson. She resided in Parker County. In lieu of flowers, we are asking for donations on behalf of two ministries my mother has invested in over the years:. - Grace House...

Chamber launches partnership promoting regional economic growth

The Fort Worth Chamber launched its Regional Economic Development Partnership, promoting regional growth and economic development across the western side of the DFW metro. The first-of-its-kind collaboration brings together more than 18 municipalities and counties to strengthen community relationships, track business trends and share data and resources. The partnership will...
FORT WORTH, TX
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Man arrested following high speed chase through Springtown/Azle

Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man following a traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. this morning in the 4600-Block of East Highway 199, northern Parker County. Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier said deputies attempted to conduct the traffic stop on a 2002 silver Honda motorcycle and activated their emergency lights and siren. The driver led deputies in a high-speed pursuit reaching speeds up to 90-miles-per-hour on Midway Road. The driver turned back eastbound on Highway 199 leading deputies onto Northwest Parkway into Azle, where he crashed into a ditch at the intersection of Lakeview Drive and South Broadway.
PARKER COUNTY, TX
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BURN BAN THROUGH JULY 8

Yesterday, the Parker County Commissioners Court enacted another 60-day burn ban that will extend through July 8. Find the details here.
WILLOW PARK, TX
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Tree-killing Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Parker County

May 10, 2022 — The presence of the invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) was confirmed May 2, 2022 in Parker County. Parker County, located west of Dallas, will be added to the list of Texas jurisdictions under quarantine by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). TDA quarantines are designed to slow the spread of the insect pest by limiting the transportation of ash wood, wood waste and hardwood firewood.
PARKER COUNTY, TX
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Texas child fatally struck by school bus after dropoff

A Texas elementary school student was hit and killed by her school bus on Monday after it dropped several students off in Parker County. Following the dropoff, the bus fatally struck the girl, who later died at the scene, according to Texas Department of Public Safety. No other students were injured.
PARKER COUNTY, TX