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
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
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
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. “I was raised around it, but I was also one of those kids who spent way too much time making faces in the mirror, choreographing dance numbers in her room, and making her parents sit through ‘shows’ with puppets and homemade props and sets.”… Read the rest
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
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
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle now offers the 64-slice computed tomography scanner with adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction (ASIR).
The new scanner delivers high-speed, high-quality images with up to 40 percent less radiation, representing an important advancement in CT scan diagnostics for the hospital.
This next generation of diagnostic imaging technology scans nearly 40 percent faster than earlier generations, cutting patients’ radiation exposure nearly in half.… Read the rest