Keyword: Tom Skelley
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Sometimes it’s easier for a doula to describe what she isn’t than to define what she is. “I’m your support person, I’m not a doctor. I’m not your husband,” Denise Grovo, a doula in training, tells her first client, Centennial … more
Most people in Parker know Billy Bob Thornton for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters, but he and his bandmates in The Boxmasters want to change that. For the past 10 years, they have been writing, recording and touring — and on April 12 … more
A new boot camp just put down stakes in Parker, but don’t look for tents or flags outside. Owned and operated by husband and wife Carman and Sarah Ragatz, Burn Boot Camp opened a location at 12840 Stroh Ranch Court on Feb. 20, bringing a … more
Londa Mull isn't your typical couch surfer. “I'm technically homeless, and I chose this,” she said with a smile. After her four adult children moved out, Mull, a 50-year-old former real estate broker's assistant, began looking for a … more
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For three years running, theParker Area Chamber of Commerce festival has sought to sign a nationally-known headliner for the Parker Days kickoff concert. And for the third year in a row, they’ve succeeded, lining up Bret Michaels to get things … more
Patty Thewes is glad she was in an automobile accident in January 2016. “It was kind of a godsend,” she says. Thewes, 64, broke her sacrum, the center bone of the pelvis, in the crash. A resulting MRI revealed she had osteoporosis, … more
The proctor reads the word to be spelled, uses it in a sentence for context, then repeats the word. “‘Advice,’” she reads. “‘Parents are known for giving good advice.’” She and the timekeeper chuckle softy at the example sentence … more
The rooms within Try’n Escape are full of portals and locks, but the only door with a sign is the entrance, and the only keys are for the lockers where guests keep their purses and coats. Everything else, clients have to decipher on their … more
Justin Laborde wanted to be like Superman one day. And now he can. “To me, the firefighters that would come in my neighborhood were like Superman,” Laborde said. “So, growing up and being into comics and superheroes, naturally I wanted … more
Three dozen members of the National Football League Players Association came together on a recent Sunday in Parker, but ultrasounds and echocardiograms, not Xs and Os, were the priority on this given Sunday. The NFLPA, Centura Health and the … more
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