Preserving Time

A pony ride outside the Clock Shop during one of the historic Weatherford Square's many family-friendly events. (Courtesy photo)

By Mandi Dietz

From clocks to antiques, trucks, homes and family values; Mack Dobbs, former farmer, county commissioner and Clock Shop owner, devotes the majority of his time to preservation.

These days, Dobbs can be found wearing magnifying glasses and fine tuning small parts in the workshop or conversing with clients/friends from behind the National cash register of his Clock Shop.

Although it appears different than his farming days, growing and seeding watermelons, cantaloupes and pumpkins, and baling hay, to name a few, subtle similarities remain.

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