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A property has been selected for the Parker County Courthouse chiller once it reaches the end of its life cycle. The chiller will be relocated to the emergency operations building property and city street rehabilitation projects will benefit the preparation of the move.

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Weatherford College Rodeo Coach Johnny Emmons can't wait for the new season to start, not just because last season was cut short, but also because the 2020-21 squad shows great promise.

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Following a last-minute decrease to the debt service rate, the Parker County commissioners court was able to maintain the same tax rate for the 2020-21 fiscal year and adopt it unanimously Monday morning.

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Following an email received from Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace about flooring issues, the Parker County commissioners rescinded JP 1’s furniture request.

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RUSK – A Rusk man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an incident involving an argument between siblings.

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JACKSONVILLE – Three adults from Palestine, arrested along with a 16-year-old juvenile are being held for the aggravated kidnapping of Tyress Gipson, who was reported missing Aug. 23 from Jacksonville.

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If you’ve ever noticed an agave plant with a stalk reaching 15-plus feet tall, you may be observing the century plant.

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Some nursing homes continue to see increases in COVID-19 data, particularly in deaths among their residents, in Parker and Palo Pinto counties.

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“I was asleep in my bunk and the cotton pickin’ guys dumped a whole five-gallon can of stuff out of the kitchen on me in my bunk,” 93-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Walter Haynie said of finding out the battle of World War II was drawing to an end. “Oh God, I’ll never forget that.”

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NACOGDOCHES – One Stephen F. Austin State University student doesn’t have to worry about paying for the review courses and registration fees associated with the four-part Uniform CPA Examination she’ll take next year.

The Rockwall County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to implement a90-day ban on outdoor burning due to the extreme drought conditions and elevated fire danger.

RUSK – A controversial billboard proclaiming “Abortion is a blessing” had a short-lived run in Rusk, where officials confirmed that it was removed by the sign company overnight Thursday after being vandalized.

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