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Reno burn ban in effect

December 22, 2014

By Natalie Gentry
Reno Mayor Lynda Stokes, reminded attendees at the City Council meeting Dec. 15. there is a citywide burn ban in effect.
Lack of rain and high winds have contributed to a high fire danger in recent weeks.
Stokes said the ban was put in place because the Reno Volunteer Fire Department has battled several grass fires in the past month, including three blazes in one day.… Read the rest

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Angels in waiting: Reno angel tree and Toys for Tots gifts arrive

December 22, 2014
Angels in waiting: Reno angel tree and Toys for Tots gifts arrive

By Natalie Gentry
The City of Reno picked up the gifts it received for the Toys for Tots program last week.
“I think this is great to see our  community coming together during the holidays,” said Public Works Director Scott Passmore.
Mayor Lynda Stokes echoed Passmore’s sentiments.
“There has been such an out pouring from the community,” Stokes said. “Scott [Passmore] and other city employees have spearheaded these efforts and have done so much work on their own time.… Read the rest

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Oh Yeah!

December 22, 2014
Oh Yeah!

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Christmas 2014

December 22, 2014
Christmas 2014

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Parker County Arrests

December 17, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail between Dec.7-12
• Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 37-year-old Springtown man Dec. 7 and charged him with possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, less than one gram.
• A 35-year-old Azle woman was arrested Dec. 7 by Pelican Bay police for a warrant for theft of property by check, $20-500.… Read the rest

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PC officials swear-in Dec. 31

December 17, 2014

Parker County’s newly elected and re-elected officials will hold a public Swearing-in Ceremony in the County Court at Law 2 Courtroom of the Parker County Courthouse on Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m.
All of the officials will be serving four-year terms to begin January 1. The public is invited to attend.
This year’s list of Parker County elected officials, in ballot order: Mark Riley, County Judge; Jerry Buckner, County Court at Law 1 Judge; Curtis Jenkins, County Court at Law 2 Judge; Sharena Gilliland, District Clerk; Jeane Brunson, County Clerk.… Read the rest

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‘Living Bright’

December 17, 2014
‘Living Bright’

 

Ventriloquist Maegan Bruce shares the love of God and a lot of fun

By Natalie Gentry
A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps. -Proverbs 16:9

Maegan Bruce isn’t new to entertaining crowds; according to her website, the Parker County native has been performing since she could talk.
“My mom was a puppeteer and my dad was a ventriloquist before they even met, so I joke that I was kind of bred for it,” Bruce said.… Read the rest

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Reno Christmas Party

December 10, 2014
Reno Christmas Party

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Police warn of IRS scam

December 10, 2014

Citizens throughout the City of Weatherford and Parker County intermittently have reported phony phone calls to the authorities.
Reports say the caller purports themselves as agents of the Internal Revenue Service.
At times the caller may try to convince victims they are legitimate agents of the IRS in an attempt to solicit money for unpaid taxes.
These scare tactics are generally used against the victim by threatening criminal action or jail time.… Read the rest

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Sharing my story: Poolville author Lauren Boehm Lynch writes stories of farm-life, family, and fun

December 10, 2014
Sharing my story: Poolville author Lauren Boehm Lynch writes stories of farm-life, family, and fun

by Natalie Gentry
Local author Lauren Boehm Lynch loves the time she spends with her husband Tim on their Broken Road Farm in Poolville.
In fact, she enjoys the country living so much that she is always looking for a new way to share the “farm experience” with others.… Read the rest

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