Parker County Today December 2016 - Page 4

Founding Publisher: Stephen Markwardt Publisher / Editor In Chief Marsha Brown Creative Director Steven Schillio Director of Sales and Marketing Tristan Evans Office Manager Kathy Jones Advertising and Marketing Exectutives Mitch Bedinger Trina Haynes Special Projects Melissa Moorman Writers Mark Brown Marsha Brown Abigail Gieger Joshua Mata Emma Moorman Melissa Moorman Mel Rhodes Photographers Jonathan Brown Joshua Mata Melissa Moorman Emma Moorman Megan Parks Steven Schillio 6 COVER STORY Taylar White: Girl Meets Charity. Then Greatness Ensues 10 Dessert Chef Of The Year: The Proof Is In The Bread Pudding 18 The Brainiac’s Guide To Surviving The Holidays 26 NCHA: A Cut Above 30 Our Art: Kristen Soble 33 David S. Irvin’s Positively Parker County Red Steagall 36 Medical Section 44 Our Pets: Becoming Part Of The Family 50 Talk With The Business Titans: Randy Langerhans, DVM 54 Our History: Tale Of Two Indian Fighters 58 Don’t Tread On Me: Ernie Peña 62 Vet Wrap: Dr. Ryan Cate 64 The Riflemen 74 Connecting To Our Future By Preserving The Past Editorial Assistant Shannon Martindale 78 Our Community: Can You Dig It? How To Contact Us 88 Our Youth: Ag Kids - Brylee Halie Main Number 817-599-4664 Metro 817-596-2727 e-mail: marshabrown@parkercountytoday.com artwork@parkercountytoday.com www.parkercountytoday.com To subscribe to Parker County Today magazine call 817-599-4664 Parker County Today is published 12 times a year by Grand Monde Media Partners LLC 96 Our Taste: Recipe 97 Our Taste: Restaurant Review 106 Cliques 112 Our Opinion: Curmudgeon Musings Basic Subscription price: $29.95 Postmaster: Send address changes to Parker County Today 114 E. Church Street, Weatherford, Texas 76086 © 2016 Grand Monde Media Partners LLC. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from publisher. Cover photo by Steve Schillio Taylar White and Aaron Austin. Taylar’s outfit courtesy of Retrospection. Cadillac Broadmoor Skyview owned by Tom Moncrief, Vintage Grill and Car Museum PARKERCOUNTYTODAY