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    PARKER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO HOLD NEW CERT CLASSES

    Looking for an opportunity to receive free training that can make a difference in an emergency? Read on...
  2. Picture of Judge Towson swearing in Pat Deen as the new County Judge of Parker County

    COMMISSIONERS COURT APPOINTS PAT DEEN TO FILL VACANCY IN COUNTY JUDGE OFFICE

    With a unanimous vote the Parker County Commissioners Court appointed County Judge Elect Pat Deen to fill the vacancy in the County Judge's Office created with former Judge Mark Riley's resignation, which was accepted by the court at today's meeting. Read on...
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    COUNTY ADOPTS BUDGET WITH OPERATING TAX DECREASE

    Parker County’s General Fund maintenance and operations tax rate has been dropped by 1.8 cents per $100 valuation in 2018-19 budget which was adopted with a 5-0 vote at Friday’s Commissioners Court meeting. Read on...
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    COUNTY AND DISTRICT CLERKS WARN OF PHONE SCAM

    Clerks issue warning about a phone scam being perpetrated by callers impersonating court personnel. The scammers say that there are warrants out for people who failed to appear for jury service and ask for payment in order to avoid being arrested. Read on...
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    COUNTY JUDGE PROPOSES DROPPING TAX RATE

    The county will adopt the budget and tax rate at a meeting held on Friday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. at the Parker County Courthouse. Read on...
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    SUMMER HEAT CAN BE DEADLY; TIPS TO STAY SAFE AND COOL

    While temperatures are rising over the century mark it is important to remember to check regularly on the sick and senior citizens. Read on...
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    COUNTY CHRISTMAS TREE AND NATIVITY COMING BACK TO COURTHOUSE

    While temperatures are hovering around the century mark it never too soon to think about Christmas. Parker County’s 32 foot tall Christmas tree, nativity and Christmas lights will return to the historic Parker County Courthouse this November. Read on...
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    COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE ACCEPTING CREDIT CARDS

    The County Clerk's office is now accepting credit card payments beginning July 12, 2018. There is a 2.35% convenience fee or for amounts of $30.00 or below, a $1.00 convenience fee. Read on...
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    DISTRICT CLERK ANNOUNCES CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED

    The Parker County District Clerk is happy to announce that the office will be accepting credit card payments beginning Monday, July 16, 2018! There will be a 2.35% convenience fee (a minimum of $1.00 convenience fee) for each transaction.
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    COUNTY RECEIVES “HIGHEST LEVEL” IN OUTSIDE AUDIT

    Parker County Commissioners Court received the highest opinion an outside auditing agency can give, otherwise known as a “clean audit”, at their Friday, June 29, 2018 special meeting. Read on...
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  13. Image of CDC Map Of Zike Virus Carrying Mosquitoes

    PESKY MOSQUITOES CAN BE MORE THAN A NUISANCE

    Parker County is home to both types of mosquitoes that can carry a dangerous disease, known as the Zika Virus. Read on...
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  15. Image of Stop Zion Hill Annexation group with Commissioners Court

    COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES FIRST EVER STOP ANNEXATION PETITION; ORDERS ELECTION

    Parker County became the first county in Texas to order a vote allowing residents a voice on whether or not county residents can be involuntarily annexed into a municipality. Read on...
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  18. Image of TxDOT I-20 Frontage Roads Improvements

    I-20 FM 5 FRONTAGE ROADS CONVERTING TO ONE-WAY

    UPDATE - The frontage road conversion will be rescheduled. Read on...
  19. Swearing in of Precinct 1 Constable Ray Jones
  20. Commissioners Court Recognition of Building and Grounds and Donna Tillman and Terri Smith for Christmas Display
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