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  1. Noose picture posted on Weatherford ISD Facebook page sparks outrage
  2. A noose was hung at a North Texas school, and parents say the district tried to hide it  Star-Telegram
  3. Photo of Noose at Weatherford High School Surfaces on Facebook  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
  4. WISD addresses photo of noose at WHS | News  Weatherford Democrat
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Weatherford High School sports camp schedule | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Lady Roo Softball Camp at Hall MS Softball Field, June 10-12, $60. Contact: Deborah Evans at

Second noose this school year found in Weatherford school  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A racist symbol was found hanging at a Weatherford school district campus. Officials said it was found at Tison Middle School in North Texas. In January, a photo ...

District responds to photo of noose at Weatherford High School  FOX 4 News

The Weatherford Independent School District is finally addressing a noose found hanging at its high school.

WISD names Kidd new WHS principal | News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD board of trustees selected Weatherford High School's new principal during the board meeting on Monday evening.

WHS graduation class of 2019  Weatherford Democrat

Leroy Atkinson, a resident of Byars, OK, was born on March 18, 1943 in Spokane, Washington to Minnie Mildred (Wade) and Earl Otis Atkinson. He passed away ...

WISD baseball/softball complex progressing | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Despite rainy weather, construction of Weatherford ISD's new baseball and softball complex is moving toward a late July completion date.

Weatherford High School rodeo kicks off Friday | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

The Weatherford High School rodeo team will host its annual rodeo at the Parker County Sheriff's Posse Arena starting Friday.

Noose found at Tison Middle School | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Update: After an immediate investigation, the students involved were identified and disciplinary action will be administered according to the Weatherford ISD ...

WISD board approves full-day Pre-K, recommendation for new Hall principal  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD board of trustees voted to approve full-day pre-kindergarten for students who meet eligibility requirements or for the children of WISD ...

PeeWee leaving legacy at WHS | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

When Edward Wiltz was a child, he got the nickname “PeeWee” because of his size, and it stuck with him ever since.

Weatherford wrestling dominates at district | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School's wrestling team hosted the District 2-6A tournament over the weekend, with 11 boy wrestlers and four girl wrestlers qualifying for ...

Mourning 'community icon' Roger Grizzard | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

The community is mourning the loss of Roger Grizzard, 72, who died in a car accident in Lubbock Saturday night.

Noose incident talk continues at board meeting | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees President Mike Guest addressed the noose incident during Monday's board meeting.

Weatherford 'Long Ball' tradition continues | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School recently kicked off the start of baseball season with its annual Long Ball Contest, which has marked the beginning of the Roos' season ...

WHS facilities near completion | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Two construction projects at Weatherford High School will finish up in the months ahead.

Weatherford wrestling brings home hardware | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School's wrestling team recently held the Outback Invitational at the community's Ninth Grade Center.

Weatherford wrestling enjoys hot start to 2019 | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School's wrestling teams are off to a rolling start in 2019, with seven individual competitors placing at the recent Trojan Classic Tournament at ...

Funeral for Grizzard set for Saturday | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

A funeral *service* for Weatherford community figure Roger Grizzard takes place on Saturday afternoon.

Community educator, Pizza Place owner Roger Grizzard dies  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford College trustee and former WHS teacher Roger Grizzard passed away as a result of an auto accident Saturday night.

Weatherford ISD responds to a noose photo someone posted on its Facebook page

A picture of a noose hanging outside the auditorium of Weatherford High School posted on social media has sparked an outrage.

Ken Seals commits to Vanderbilt | News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School junior quarterback Ken Seals is headed to the SEC.

Weatherford ISD Com Ed announces summer programs | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD's Community Education Department's 2019 summer catalog will begin hitting mailboxes soon. The catalog includes all the summer camps and ...

Restorationist Raymond George dies | News  Weatherford Democrat

Raymond George, who led the movement to restore the former Mount Pleasant Colored School, has passed away.

Longtime Weatherford educator, businessman killed in crash  FOX 4 News

Family, friends and members of the Weatherford community are mourning the loss of local business owner and teacher who was killed in a car crash near ...

New businesses; Capital murder; WHS principal accepts new job  Weatherford Democrat

Residents shared their thoughts about new businesses coming to Weatherford.

Weatherford High School student arrested for making threats  FOX 4 News

A female student was arrested on Thursday at Weatherford High School for making threats on social media.

PISD mourns death of teacher | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Peaster ISD officials released a statement on Tuesday in mourning the loss of high school chemistry teacher Elizabeth Calhoun.

WISD kicks off Ambassador Programs | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD's Ambassador Program is officially up and running as the group met Thursday for their first meeting.

Candidates continue to file for May election | News  Weatherford Democrat

Candidates have less than two weeks to file to be on the May 4 ballots.

Weatherford mourns Roger Grizzard at memorial service Saturday  Weatherford Democrat

Many people filled the seats in the Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School to pay respects to Roger Grizzard and his family on Saturday afternoon.

WISD board Places 3, 5 on the ballot | News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD has four school board candidates on the ballot for Saturday's election.

Solorzano makes name for herself on the gridiron  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School senior Guadalupe Solorzano is an avid sports lover.

Candidates file for May 4 elections | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Filing to be on the ballot for the May 4 local election, which will fill spots on Parker County school boards and city councils, has been open for a week.

Past meets the present for Weatherford's Gray | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford running back Aeneaus Gray will be lining up against some familiar faces when the Kangaroos host the San Angelo Central Bobcats Friday.

WHS senior to sing with all-state choir  Weatherford Democrat

After a year without a state choir member, Weatherford High School senior Jana Zacharias is going to perform with the best choir students in the state.

Weatherford FC takes root | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

North Texas has long been home to a number of semi-professional soccer teams, including Dallas Elite FC, Inocentes FC (Fort Worth) and the Texas Spurs ...

WISD hears update on sports complex proposals | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct that competitive sealed bids have not yet been released.

WISD Graduation 2018 slated for Monday | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

On Monday, more than 500 Weatherford High School students will take to the stage for the Class of 2018 graduation ceremony.

More candidates file for May 4 elections | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

More candidates have filed and one has withdrawn from the ballot for the May 4 local elections since filing opened earlier this month.

DEADLY STRETCH: Residents want change on FM 51 North; TxDOT plans to deliver  Weatherford Democrat

Residents voiced their frustrations this week about the fatal accidents occurring on a stretch of Farm-to-Market Road 51 North, but an official with the Texas ...

Rotary Club's 63rd Annual Pancake Supper set for Feb. 19  Weatherford Democrat

The Rotary Club of Weatherford will host its 63rd Annual Pancake Supper Feb. 19.

Police arrest teen they say impersonated student and made school threat  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford police Monday arrested a 19-year-old Fort Worth high school student accused of making a threat against Weatherford ISD while impersonating a ...

Weatherford opens season with 23-20 victory over Granbury | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

The Weatherford Kangaroos held off a fourth quarter surge by the Granbury Pirates on opening night at home to walk away with a 23-20 win and move to 1-0.

Roos Eyes Open to empower students to report incidents  Weatherford Democrat

Keaton Martin remembers well the day his friend texted him from the school shooting at Aztec High School in New Mexico.

As Weatherford ISD officials weigh campus security, armed teachers not a popular idea  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Weatherford school district leaders are studying ways to keep campuses safer, including whether to allow staffers to carry concealed handguns.

ADA Jeff Swain announces he will run for district attorney in 2020  Weatherford Democrat

Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain announced Friday that he will be running for election as a Republican for Parker County District Attorney in the 2020 ...

Bearcats back in win column after 7-3 victory at Weatherford  The Community News

Aledo recorded 11 hits and received a strong starting pitching performance by Hunter McConathy as the Bearcats defeated Weatherford, 7-3, Tuesday night in a ...

Teen indicted in school threat | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

A Parker County grand jury Thursday indicted a teen accused of impersonating a Weatherford student and making a threat against Weatherford ISD.

Student faces felony charges after tweets threatened Weatherford High School  Dallas News

A Fort Worth high school student is facing multiple felonies Monday after directing threats toward Weatherford High School on social media, police...

Lunch time is a mega deal at WHS  Fort Worth Star Telegram

At Weatherford High School, lunch is a big thing. In fact, it's a mega-thing. Every day from 11:35 a.m.-12:35 p.m., every student in the school takes lunch at the ...

County officials keeping an eye on Brazos River levels  Weatherford Democrat

After the Brazos River reached 20.62 feet last week, Parker County officials are monitoring the communities around the river with more rain predicted in the ...

TOTS to present Twelve Angry Jurors next weekend  Weatherford Democrat

Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford presents its first production of their 2019 Season of Shows - 20th Anniversary — Twelve Angry Jurors.

WHS student arrested after bomb threat | News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD experienced its fifth terroristic student threat in recent weeks, with Weatherford PD arresting a student on a false alarm charge Wednesday after ...

WISD student dies after weekend wreck | News  Weatherford Democrat

Kaylee Marie Montgomery, a 16-year-old Weatherford High School student, died Sunday from injuries sustained in a Friday auto accident.

1987 cold case murder ends with 35-year prison sentence  Weatherford Democrat

A murder case that remained unsolved for 31 years concluded Thursday in Parker County district court when a 61-year-old Eastland man was convicted of the ...

Here’s why the spotlight is back on Weatherford QB Ken Seals  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Weatherford's Ken Seals is ready to get back to work. As a quarterback on USA's Under-17 National Team, Seals will play alongside some of the best amateur ...

WHS Rodeo Team continues to grow  Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Weatherford High School Rodeo Team has more than doubled in size in the past year, according to sponsor Laura Morris. The team has grown to 17 ...

Local historian Mary Kemp dies Monday | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Local historian Mary Kemp died Monday afternoon at Medical City Weatherford at age 91.

Theatre Off The Square to present 'The 39 Steps' | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford presents the next production of their 2018 Season of Shows — “The 39 Steps.”

WISD names two new principals  Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Eric Sams as principal for Tison Middle School. The decision came at a Special Meeting on Oct.

H-E-B Opened Its Latest North Texas Store, and People Flipped the Heck Out  Texas Monthly

H-E-B is one of the more beloved Texas brands, as evinced by the fact that every time we write about them, people in parts of the state who don't have one ...

Weatherford ISD details Rise Program | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford Independent School District Thursday held a public hearing to discuss its newly approved proposal of the Rise Program, an Optional Flexible ...

Brass knuckles attack gets teen indicted Weatherford High School  Weatherford Democrat

A Parker County grand jury Friday indicted a teen accused of attacking a Weatherford High School student with brass knuckles at school.

Texas Football: Horns looking into 4-star 2020 QB Ken Seals?  Hook 'Em Headlines

An underrated 2020 high school prospect that Texas football should give some more attention is four-star pro-style QB Ken Seals.

New leadership headlines Kangaroo's offseason | Local Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School junior Jordan Wheeler said he has only known the Kangaroos' new boys' basketball coach, Kevin Pope for a few weeks, but that ...

Peacock will remain commissioner of Precinct 2 | News  Weatherford Democrat

The votes are in and Craig Peacock (R) will remain the Parker County commissioner of Precinct 2 after receiving 79.28 percent (8165) of the votes according to ...

Swanzy, Woods complete basic training | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

U.S. Air Force Airman Cameron A. Swanzy and U.S. Air Force Airman Juliana N. Woods graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San ...

WHS grad realizing lifelong goal of playing professional soccer  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School 2012 graduate Brandon Medrano dreamed about becoming a professional soccer player as a kid. Now playing in his first season as a ...

Teens learn about police work through WPD Explorers  Weatherford Democrat

A team of four teens scanned an area of tall grasses with their flashlights near a police obstacle course on Thursday night, east of Santa Fe Drive. Their mission ...

Mt. Pleasant School celebrates 110 years | Lifestyles  Weatherford Democrat

One hundred and ten years after it was built, the Mount Pleasant Colored School still stands tall on the hill at 213 Raymond George Way in Weatherford.

Weatherford police put out call for safety, peace of mind with blue line service  Star-Telegram

Everyone needs a little reassurance now and then. With that in mind, the Weatherford Police Department is taking into consideration homebound residents by ...

Weatherford teen killed while crossing I-20  FOX 4 News

Counselors will be at Weatherford High School Monday after the weekend death of a student.

Texas Sports Writers Association Volleyball All-State teams  Forth Worth Star-Telegram

Here are the Texas Sports Writers Association Volleyball All-State teams. Teams included are from Flower Mound, Prosper, Waxahachie, Grapevine, Lovejoy, ...

Roger Williams Ballpark among finest in the country  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford College's Roger Williams Ballpark was recently named one of the top 10 junior college stadiums in the country by the Juco Baseball Blog.

Nothing funky about new WHS principal  Fort Worth Star Telegram

A conversation with Dr. Doug Funk can whet one's appetite - for both the nearest deli and dealing with the challenges that face students and educators today.

Weatherford ISD hires Billy Mathis as head football coach  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Weatherford ISD school board members unanimously hired Billy Mathis as the new Head Football Coach and Assistant Athletic Director for the Weatherford ...

Weatherford opens cross country season in Birdville | Local Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School's cross country team competed in the Birdville “Early Bird” Cross Country Meet Thursday at Tarrant County College, with the girls' team ...

Former Peach Queen to compete for Miss Texas  Weatherford Democrat

Miller, Weatherford High School alumna and Texas Christian University junior, will be representing Parker County in the Miss Texas USA Pageant.

WISD gets mixed scores from TEA | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford Independent School District received mixed marks, but still met standard according to a Texas Education Agency provisional report released Friday.

WHS senior FB player killed in hunting accident  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School senior football player Brennan Weikel was reported killed in a hunting accident Monday.

Investigation leads to arrest of ex coach | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

A former Weatherford ISD employee was arrested Monday on allegations that he engaged in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a Weatherford High ...

WISD approves concealed carry | News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD approved a concealed carry measure, along with other safety and security improvements, Monday evening at its monthly meeting.

Weatherford ISD Board hires new high school head football coach  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD Board members unanimously hired Wimberley High School Athletic Director / Head Coach Weldon Nelms as the new head football coach for ...

National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

The '64 Kangaroos topped expectations for the season | Local Sports |  Weatherford Democrat

STAFF REPORTS. The Weatherford High School Athletic Hall of Fame is annually an integral part of the WISD Homecoming Week activities. With the ...

Weatherford wrestling champ eyes future | Local Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Reaching the state finals of any high school sport is not usually a forgone conclusion. That is, unless you are 15-year old Weatherford High School wrestler ...

Weatherford's Harvey defending goals, chasing dreams | Local Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect that games in Kansas City were live-streamed on the U.S. Soccer DA's website, not televised on ESPN.

Weatherford teen killed in head-on crash | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

A 17-year-old Weatherford girl died and two others were injured following a head-on crash Friday morning north of Weatherford.

Texas considering cutting high school cosmetology courses  WOAI

ByKATHRYN LUNDSTROM | The Texas Tribune. BUDA — On a rainy day last week, a few dozen students were working in the back wing of Hays High School, ...

RHP Beau Burrows of Weatherford (Texas) cried when he learned Tigers drafted him in first round  USA TODAY High School Sports

Beau Burrows, a right-handed pitcher from Weatherford (Texas) High School said he got emotional in front of family and friends after being selected 22nd overall ...

Honda dealer to join Hobby Lobby, Academy Sports + Outdoors in Weatherford tax zone  Fort Worth Star Telegram

A new road for a new business. That's essentially the tradeoff made by the newest business planning to join the city's tax increment reinvestment zone. Honda of ...

Weatherford Native Awarded Submarine Group 10 Sailor of the Year  DVIDS

A 2010 Weatherford High School graduate and Weatherford, Texas, native was announced as the 2018 Commander, Submarine Group 10 Sailor of the Year at ...

Weatherford TIRZ projects continuing | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford is still working toward obtaining approval to put ramps on Interstate 20 near Weatherford High School.

Ken Seals caps busy week with MVP award  Weatherford Democrat

In the span of one week, Weatherford High School quarterback Ken Seals received a scholarship offer from the University of Texas at El Paso, was invited to ...

More Accounta-Belle | News  Weatherford Democrat

By SALLY SEXTON. After more than a year of questions regarding financial practices of the Blue Belles Parent Club, including the inability of an outside group to ...

Sports Notebook: WHS holds induction for athletic hall  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Some of the best athletes in the history of Weatherford High School were honored this past weekend as they were inducted into the WHS Athletic Hall of Fame.

Downtown Weatherford a staple of community activity | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

The Weatherford downtown square has served as a hub of activity, civic life and commerce for much of Weatherford's history.

Local country singer making a name for himself  Weatherford Democrat

Wynn Williams was born and raised in Weatherford and is striving to make a name for himself in the country music industry performing in Italy, booking tours and ...

Lady Roos XC excel in Keller meet | Sports  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School's cross country teams recently competed at the Falcon Fast Invitational in Keller, with multiple WHS athletes posting new personal ...

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