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    WC board to hold public hearings on tax rate


      Members of the Weatherford College Board of Trustees proposed lowering the 2015 property tax rate to 11.364 cents per $100 of valuation at their Thursday meeting.   On July 24, WC received a notice that Chief Appraiser Larry Hammonds...

  • Will Douglas - Lone Star Guitar Festival.

    Inaugural Lone Star Guitar Festival attracts Renowned Competitors


    Last month’s Lone Star Guitar Festival at Weatherford College far exceeded the expectations of event organizer Will Douglas. Douglas, an adjunct guitar instructor for WC, developed the festival after seeing the success of a similar format for...

  • WC Auditions for Handel’s Messiah set for Aug. 24.

    WC Auditions for Handel’s Messiah set for Aug. 24


    Auditions for the Parker County Community Choir performance of Selections from Handel's Messiah will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center at Weatherford College. Auditions are by appointment only. Choir...

  • Audition Dates announced for Fall Musical "9 to 5."

    Audition Dates announced for Fall Musical "9 to 5."


    Auditions for the Weatherford College fall musical 9 to 5 will take place in the Alkek Fine Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m. Based on the 1980 film of the same name, 9 to 5 the musical was created by Dolly...

  • McKinley inducted into Hall of Fame.

    McKinley inducted into Hall of Fame


    Hall of Famers – Weatherford College’s Bob McKinley was inducted into the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Friday in Niceville, Florida. The longtime WC athletic director and coach was joined by former Northeast Mississippi...

  • WC veterans provide lunch to local recruiters.

    WC veterans provide lunch to local recruiters


    Members of the Weatherford College Student Veterans Organization visited the Weatherford armed services recruiting office Monday. The WC group brought lunch to the recruiters, courtesy of Bakers Ribs, in a show of support and in honor of the Marines...

  • Lone Star Guitar Fest.

    Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four Days of Classes, Competition, Concerts


    A swarm of talented musicians will converge upon Weatherford College next week for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition. Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23 through July 26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of...

  • Jim Wright as a Yell Leader

    Wright's Weatherford Roots


    When former Speaker of the House Jim Wright passed away on May 6 at the age of 92, he left more than a Washington legacy. Wright’s childhood and young adult life were greatly impacted by Weatherford, both the community and the college. “I remember...

  • Peach Pedal 2015

    Peach Pedal routes adjusted due to Old Brock Road construction


    The 27th annual Peach Pedal Bike Ride is scheduled for Saturday, July 11, and organizers have made a few changes to the back end of the route due to road construction. In previous years, three of the four routes took riders eastbound on Old Brock...

  • Board Members Sworn In

    Board Members Sworn In


    Elaine Carter, and returning WC Board of Trustees members Joel Watson and Dr. Trev Dixon were sworn into office by Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 3, Dusty Vinson, on Thursday, June 11. Carter, Watson and Dixon all ran unopposed in the May...