• Attractions

    Weatherford College

    By Mandi Dietz Remembering 150 years of history, Weatherford College in Parker County invites all to share in its celebratory sesquicentennial anniversary. With honorable roots, beginning with the Phoenix Masonic Lodge and Methodist Church, to [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    When a City Girl Goes Country

    By Annette Bridges Three things I love most in the world are getting pedicures, wearing lipstick and smelling fresh cut hay. Who would have thought it? I certainly had never given much thought about the [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Lacey’s Pantry: Cheesy Enchilada Meatballs

    By Lacey Newlin Serves: 6Time: 55 minutesIngredients • 10 ounces red enchilada sauce, divided • 1 pound ground beef • 3/4 cup oats • 2 eggs • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Jesses Jewelz

    It’s time for white. Wedding showers and church picnics call for white lace dresses. This dress is just gorgeous with a boho feel and flare sleeves. Accessorize it in so many ways to fit your [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Ag Elsewhere: Montana

    Photo, description by Lindsey Monk A two-year-old with her new heifer calf. The cotyledons are visible with the way the sun was setting.
  • Equine

    Foal Diarrhea: A Smelly Situation

    By Garrett Metcalf, DVM This time of year is a wonderful period when new life is brought into the world for many farmers and ranchers, especially those foaling horses. After counting the days, preparing the [...]
  • Equine

    Food for Foals

    By Kristin Pitzer As spring fades into summer and the foaling season gains traction, now is an opportune time for owners to make sure they are giving their new babies what they need to have [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

    By Rayford Pullen The lady at the local newspaper office took the ad for “cattle for sale,” and with a bewildered look on her face asked the other ladies working there if they had ever [...]
  • Equine

    Rodeo in Florida

    By Krista Lucas The rodeo road is known to be busy during the summer, but winter and early spring are becoming just as profitable. After the big winter rodeos, spring brings rodeos such as Houston, [...]
  • Outdoor

    Grazing North Texas

    By Tony Dean Tumble windmillgrass is a short, compact perennial bunch grass that is adapted to almost every corner of Texas. It can grow on almost any soil but prefers coarse textured soils. The most [...]
  • Outdoor

    Milkweed Feasting More than You Realize

    Monarch caterpillar on giant milkweed. (Photo by Norman Winter) By Norman Winter, Horticulturist, Author and Speaker North Texas Farm andRanch owners most likelyare aware that milkweedsare the lifeblood of Monarchbutterflies and their cousins the Queen [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Family Fun Day at Henrietta Cowboy Church

    By Judy Wade Stick horse race, cowboy poets, chuckwagon cooking, barrel racing—something for everyone will be available Saturday, May 4 at Dennis Gee Memorial Arena behind Henrietta Cowboy Church, Hwy 287 Access Road, Henrietta. Gates [...]
  • Outdoor

    Parting Shot

    Photo and description by Jelly Cocanougher I traveled down this road which turned out to be a hidden gem in the middle of a deserted oasis. I took a chance and went on this journey [...]
  • Attractions

    Tradition Continues at Doan’s May Picnic

    The oldest continuously celebrated pioneer event in the Lone Star State is being readied for the 136th time as the Doan’s May Picnic in Wilbarger County kicks off on May 4. On the first Saturday [...]
  • Attractions

    Ranchman’s Cafe

    By Michelle Ames The Ranchman’s Café is one of our favorites and a must place to stop if we are in the Ponder area. Since 1948 they have served steaks, huge baked potatoes and delicious [...]
  • Attractions

    Pythian Home: Past and Present

    By Mandi Dietz Previously discussed, the Pythian Home adorns spacious acres of farmland alongside historic Bankhead Drive in east Weatherford, near Interstate 20. Although technically urban, it’s a scenic country-themed parcel and a beautiful place [...]

Upcoming Events

May
1
Wed
all-day Dogs of the Southwest Art Exhibit @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, 1000 Chisholm TrailParkway, Duncan, Okla.
Dogs of the Southwest Art Exhibit @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, 1000 Chisholm TrailParkway, Duncan, Okla.
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
Sandy Magrath: Dogs of the Southwest art exhibit will open May 1 – June 30 at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. A meet the artist [...]
May
24
Fri
all-day Bison Exhibit at Chisholm Trail @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Bison Exhibit at Chisholm Trail @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
May 24 – Jul 28 all-day
Ancient. Massive. Wild. This nationally touring exhibit explores the significance of the bison from pre-history, to their relationship with the Plains Indians, near extinction and [...]
May
26
Sun
9:30 am Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy your visit touring the gardens, lavender field, shop the 40+ vendors, and gift shop stocked with handmade bath, body and home products. Great food [...]
May
27
Mon
9:00 am Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
njoy your visit touring the gardens, lavender field, shop the 40+ vendors, and gift shop stocked with handmade bath, body and home products. Great food [...]
May
28
Tue
9:00 am Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy your visit touring the gardens, lavender field, shop the 40+ vendors, and gift shop stocked with handmade bath, body and home products. Great food [...]
May
31
Fri
7:30 pm Wichita County Mounted Patrol Championship Rodeo
Wichita County Mounted Patrol Ch…
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
United Professional Rodeo Association open rodeo. Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. Kids 6 and under are free. Benefiting Children’s Miracle Network.
Jun
1
Sat
all-day Food Truck Championship of Texas @ Downtown Square
Food Truck Championship of Texas @ Downtown Square
Jun 1 all-day
The Graham Convention and Visitors Bureau, in partnership with Graham Savings and Loan, is excited to invite you to attend the 5th Annual Food Truck [...]

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Upcoming Events

May
1
Wed
all-day Dogs of the Southwest Art Exhibit @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, 1000 Chisholm TrailParkway, Duncan, Okla.
Dogs of the Southwest Art Exhibit @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, 1000 Chisholm TrailParkway, Duncan, Okla.
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
Sandy Magrath: Dogs of the Southwest art exhibit will open May 1 – June 30 at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. A meet the artist [...]
May
24
Fri
all-day Bison Exhibit at Chisholm Trail @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Bison Exhibit at Chisholm Trail @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
May 24 – Jul 28 all-day
Ancient. Massive. Wild. This nationally touring exhibit explores the significance of the bison from pre-history, to their relationship with the Plains Indians, near extinction and [...]
May
26
Sun
9:30 am Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy your visit touring the gardens, lavender field, shop the 40+ vendors, and gift shop stocked with handmade bath, body and home products. Great food [...]
May
27
Mon
9:00 am Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
njoy your visit touring the gardens, lavender field, shop the 40+ vendors, and gift shop stocked with handmade bath, body and home products. Great food [...]
May
28
Tue
9:00 am Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
Lavender Festival @ Lavender Ridge Farms
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy your visit touring the gardens, lavender field, shop the 40+ vendors, and gift shop stocked with handmade bath, body and home products. Great food [...]
May
31
Fri
7:30 pm Wichita County Mounted Patrol Championship Rodeo
Wichita County Mounted Patrol Ch…
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
United Professional Rodeo Association open rodeo. Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. Kids 6 and under are free. Benefiting Children’s Miracle Network.
Jun
1
Sat
all-day Food Truck Championship of Texas @ Downtown Square
Food Truck Championship of Texas @ Downtown Square
Jun 1 all-day
The Graham Convention and Visitors Bureau, in partnership with Graham Savings and Loan, is excited to invite you to attend the 5th Annual Food Truck [...]
all-day Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff's Posse Grounds 2251 US Hwy 180 Weatherford, Texas
Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff's Posse Grounds 2251 US Hwy 180 Weatherford, Texas
Jun 1 – Jun 9 all-day
June 1 through June 9 watch as 4-H and FFA students exhibit their livestock and shop projects.
10:00 am Pioneer Day: A Living History Day at the Jack County Museum @ Jack County Museum
Pioneer Day: A Living History Da… @ Jack County Museum
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Relive the days of long ago in early Jack County. Demonstrators will present exhibits and activities of the early Texas settlers. There will be music, [...]
7:30 pm
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm
United Professional Rodeo Association open rodeo. Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. Kids 6 and under are free. Benefitting Children’s Miracle Network.

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