Parker County Today September 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 Valery New Special Projects Melissa Moorman Writers Mark Brown Marsha Brown Abigail Gieger Emma Moorman Melissa Moorman Zach Peterson Mel Rhodes Photographers Emma Moorman Megan Parks Zach Peterson Mel Rhodes Steven Schillio Editorial Assistant Shannon Martindale How To Contact Us 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 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. 6 COVER STORY Sweet Victory Bachelor Of The Year & Chef Of The Year 12 David S. Irvin’s Positively Parker County 21 Visions Of Grandeur: Putting the ‘Grand’ In Grandparents 31 Who’s Living The Dream: What Some PC People Wanted To Be 36 Medical Section 49 Our Art: The Skull Cutter 54 A Talk With The Business Titans: Chris Moore: Floor 2 Ceiling Designs 58 Special Delivery: Watershed Dickens Finds A New Home 74 Our Fitness: Sylvia Gillen and Kerry Tate 81 Our History: Parker County Yesterday 88 Our Youth: Future Olympic Shooter 96 Our Travels: Going Places With PCT 98 Our Taste: Recipe 99 Our Taste: Restaurant Review 108 Our Youth: Ag Kids 109 Our People: Tractor Pull 112 Our Opinion: The Last Word Suckers Cover photo by: Megan Parks PARKERCOUNTYTODAY