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Program helps people with disabilities become pilots
Hours before takeoff, Deirdre Dacey approached a small white plane parked outside a Purdue University Airport hangar to complete a preflight inspection.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Wise County Messenger Online
One injured in highway shut down
Both lanes of Highway 51 were shut down for nearly an hour around 8:30 a.m. Thursday north of Slidell after a motorcycle slid off the road trying to avoid an oncoming 18-wheeler.Barbara Larock Schofield 47 of Granbury clipped her riding partners bike, Larry Wynn of Weatherford, when Lynn slowed down in front of her.According to state trooper Jeff ... (more)
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Making people feel empowered is something Kerry Tate believes is in everyone. It's his job to bring it out.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Getaway Guide: The wild west town of Albany, Texas
In the middle of nowhere, sits a tiny town that happens to be a hot spot for art, history, classic cars and theater.
Fri May 31, 2013
Haitian orphan making college dreams come true in Weatherford
The Haiti earthquake of 2010 killed more than 200,000 people -- about ten times the entire population of the City of Weatherford.
Big Thrill Productions Supports Francesca Battistelli Tour With Meyer Sound
Meyer Sound M'elodie line arrays in place at one of the stops on the tour by Francesca Battistelli and The Afters On her recent North American "Hundred More Years" tour, Christian singer/songwriter Francesca Battistelli and supporting act The Afters played venues of all shapes and sizes, with Big Thrill Productions of Weatherford, TX, and Athens, ... (more)
Thu May 30, 2013
Fort Worth Convention Center a spaceshipa needs a modern facelift
Shortly after it was built 45 years ago, the Fort Worth Convention Center arena was described in a national magazine as looking like a spaceship that had just landed in the heart of downtown.
Sun May 26, 2013
Peruvian horses offer show at Fair & Expo Center
History of the Peruvian horse breed dates back to when the Spanish conquistadors brought a mix of several horses to Peru, where their adaptation to walking on sand created the four beat lateral gate that gives them the reputation as the "smoothest riding horse in the world." About 60 of these horses were shown in competition at the Sooner State ... (more)
Sat May 25, 2013
Wise County Messenger Online
Beard ready for fire marshal job
Wise County's new fire marshal and emergency management coordinator is learning his way around.
Thu May 23, 2013
As Jake Evans Trial Looms, Texas Has No Way to Punish 17-Year-old Capital Murderers
In October of last year, at around 11:15 p.m., 17-year-old Jake Evans placed a 911 call from his upscale home in Aledo, a tony suburb just outside of Weatherford.
The Indianapolis Star
Reader recipe: Danville's Addie Gill offers Aunt Norma's Taco Salad
"I got this recipe from my husband's Aunt Norma -- a wonderful cook -- in Weatherford, Texas.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Tyler Junior College Bookstorea s renovation to cost $125,000
The Tyler Junior College Bookstore is being renovated and expanded into the adjacent space that formerly housed a coffee shop and currently is the campus security office, according to a building permit.