Parker County Today November 2017 - Page 4

Founding Publisher : Stephen Markwardt Publisher / Editor In Chief Marsha Brown Managing Editor Misty Browning Writers Marsha Brown Ethan Evans Mark Brown Melissa Moorman Misty Browning Mel Rhodes Creative Director Steven Schillio Director of Sales and Marketing Tristan Evans Advertising Representatives Darlene Green Holly Hazlett Office Manager Kathy Jones Special Projects Melissa Moorman Photographers Stephanie Aldridge Denise Brown Tristan Evans Megan Parks Mel W Rhodes Steven Schillio Editorial Assistant Shannon Martindale Technology Director Jonathan Brown H ow T o C ontact U s 817-599-4664 • Metro 817-596-2727 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 Basic Subscription price: $29.95 Postmaster: Send address changes to Parker County Today 6 Cover Story: Bachelorette of the Year – The Extraordinary Emily Beck 8 Cover Story: Charity of the Year - Stars and Strides Stables 20 Cover Story: Whistle Hill wins Dessert Chef of the Year 24 Our Design: Renovations- B.J. Haley Designs 30 Our History: Places of Parker County Past- Adell and Garner 36 Medical Section 44 Our Advice: Ask Dr. Cate 46 Our Pets: Dog Competition 48 Our Heroes: Investing-Jimmy Day 50 Our Heroes: Finance-Wayne Garrett 54 Our Heroes: Investing- Don Hubbard 55 Our Culture: Glamping 58 Our Advice: Holiday Survival Guide 70 Our Business: Apes Liquor 76 Our Expertise: Veterinarian Advice 81 David S. Irvin Positively Parker County 82 Our Business: The Super Cane 86 Talk with the Business Titan: Bob White - White’s Funeral Homes 94 Our Youth: Ag Stars – Stormi Branch 96 Our Taste: Cooking Tips with Pumpkins 97 Our Taste: Restaurant Review- Tokyo Steakhouse 108 Our Heroes: Investing-Drew Springer 109 Cliques 112 Our Opinion: The Last Word 114 E. Church Street, Weatherford, Texas 76086 © 2017 Grand Monde Media Partners LLC. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from publisher. Cover Photo: Stars and Strides personnel with Emily Beck and Paxton Lanning. Photo by Megan Parks Emily Beck’s outfit provided by Resale Secret 2 Photo by Megan Parks PARKERCOUNTYTODAY