Category Archives: Parker County Issues

Parker County Conservatives Meet Tonight – Special Guest: Terri Hall

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PCC Meeting TONIGHT
Tuesday September 19

6:15-6:45 PM Social
6:45-8:00 PM Meeting
Parker County Cowboy Church
5050 FM5, Aledo, TX 76008

Terri Hall

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Trump nominates Texas lawyer Trey Trainor for Federal Election Commission

President Donald Trump is nominating Trey Trainor, an Austin lawyer well known in Texas politics, to serve on the Federal Election Commission.

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Rep. Jonathan Stickland’s attorney, Trey Trainor waits for House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics to resume on Sep 15, 2015. Stickland has been accused of breaking the law by listing witnesses who were not in Austin as supporters of his legislation during a House Transportation Committee in late April. Marjorie Kamys Cotera

President Donald Trump is nominating Trey Trainor, an Austin lawyer well known in Texas politics, to serve on the Federal Election Commission.

The White House announced Trainor’s appointment late Tuesday night. He must be confirmed by the Senate.

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Feds Warn of Nursing Home Horrors

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Nursing home residents trapped in wheelchairs with floodwaters rising to their waists—the photo of Hurricane Harvey everyone’s seen. But even where the weather’s fine, nursing home residents are in peril. An alert issued Monday by the inspector general for the federal Department of Health and Human Services calls for urgent action. It cites incidents in 33 states where nursing home residents were rushed to emergency rooms because of rape, broken bones and severe neglect. The IG warned families to “visit your loved ones often” and “report potential cases of abuse or neglect to your local police.”

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Follow The Money

C.H. Johnson comments on:

First – Weatherford City Council’s ’09 Westward Annexation Attempt, then Brock, and now Zion Hill –

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Swancy-200.jpgDo we think the mayor is showing his true colors? He apparently has so little regard for the citizens of Weatherford that he insults them, from the dais, in a city council meeting. His petulant comments are like a child that is afraid of not getting his way. The mayor obviously thinks the citizens are idiots, incapable of making their own decisions. He definitely “drank the Koolaid” when elected Mayor and is now convinced the citizens can’t possibly know what’s good for them.

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Finance Reforms in Local Government

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Next PCC Meeting
Tuesday August 1

6:15-6:45 PM Social
6:45-8:15 PM Meeting
Parker County Cowboy Church
5050 FM5, Aledo, TX 76008

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Mission volunteers provide hope for local homeowners

Mineral Wells Index –
Jul 6, 2017 Updated 6 hrs ago

It has been a long, long time since Sandra Caldwell’s dream home has seen a coat of paint. Neither she nor her husband have been able to keep up with their aging home.

That changed this week, thanks to the Mineral Wells Summer Mission project working on Caldwell’s home and three others in the Pasadena Heights area.

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Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks, 2017

CDC, June 1, 2017 –

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Outbreak Advisory

  • CDC, many state departments of health and agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are investigating eight multistate outbreaks of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks.
    • These outbreaks are caused by several kinds of Salmonella bacteria: Salmonella Braenderup, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i-, Salmonella Indiana, Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Mbandaka, and Salmonella Typhimurium.

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After Transgender Sensitivity Training Becomes Mandatory in the Army, Delta Force Operator Issues Reality Check

All soldiers in the U.S. Army are now required to take a 50-minute course on transgender sensitivity training.

Independent Journal Review wanted to know what veterans who have trained thousands of soldiers to fight in combat think about the news.

We spoke with U.S. Army Master Sergeant (Ret.) and Delta Force Operator Dale Comstock.

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Comstock has seen more war than the average American can wrap their head around. In fact, he’s served in every major campaign from Grenada in 1983 to present day conflicts.

Comstock said:

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Herring captures gold at National Senior Games

Herring captures gold at National Senior Games

Marvin Herring, 79, has been running his whole life and has no plans of slowing down.

Herring competed in the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama, June 8-10 and captured the gold medal in the 800-meters in the 80-84 age group.

Herring’s time of 3:22.10 is currently the best in the nation and the third highest in the history of the Senior Games that goes back to 1987.

Herring competed in the heat and humidity of Alabama and attributes his training to his success in the preliminaries and the finals.

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Can Electronic Voting Systems Be Trusted

Hays County in Texas Lost 1,800 Electronic Ballots

From Dr. Laura Pressley

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