Parker County Today September 2017 - Page 4

Founding Publisher : Stephen Markwardt Publisher / Editor In Chief Marsha Brown Managing Editor Misty Browning Gracie Peck: Writers Marsha Brown Melissa Moorman Mark Brown Scotlyn Ogle Misty Browning Mel Rhodes Creative Director Steven Schillio Director of Sales and Marketing Tristan Evans Advertising Representatives Darlene Green Anthony Salazar Holly Hazlett Office Manager Kathy Jones Special Projects Melissa Moorman Photographers Stephanie Aldridge Zach Lundy-Peterson Denise Brown Mel W Rhodes Megan Parks 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 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 © 2017 Grand Monde Media Partners LLC. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from publisher. A Heart of Glass Pg. 30 6 Cover Story: Parker County Attorney Tom Vick — Raising The Bar 12 Legal Eagles - Borden & Westhoff Firm Traditions, Promising Future 14 Legal Eagles- Eggleston King, LLP 18 Legal Eagles – Tiffany Branson 20 Legal Eagles - Andrew Decker 24 Legal Eagles- Deborah Cascino 26 Legal Eagles – Tim Mendolia 28 Legal Eagles- Deborah Kernan 30 Our Art: Gracie Peck 36 Medical Section 44 Talk With the Business Titans: Bert Thompson, Mike’s Westside Rental 50 Our History: Cities of Parker County Past – Part 5, Tumbleweed Towns 62 Our Pets: Haller’s Lucky Dogs 64 Our Expertise: Veterinarian Advice 66 Fall In Love With Transitional Fashion’s Shoot 70 Introducing the 2017 Bachelorettes 76 Our Advice: Ask Dr. Cate 77 David S Irvin’s Positively Parker County 80 Our Pastimes: Glamping 86 Bradley Insurance Column 92 Our Opinions: Advice From an Expert 94 Our Youth: Ag Stars 96 Our Taste: Winter Fruit-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin 97 Our Taste: Restaurant Review 108 Our Heroes: Legal Eagles 112 Our Opinion: The Last Word Cover Photo: Tom Vick By Jake Felts PARKERCOUNTYTODAY