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Elder’s Pure Water

Having worked in the water purification industry for more than four years, John Elder launched his own business in September 2016. “It’s what I knew,” he said. Weatherford area water doesn’t always taste the best, and many times the foulness concerns people, leaving them wondering about safety. One of the things available from Elder’s […]


The Malt Shop

On June 16, 1958, The Malt Shop opened for business. For the last 60 years, the pink building hasn’t changed much, but last year, Janie and Donald Williams became the fourth owners of this historic restaurant. Janie always said, “If I ever win the lottery, I’ll buy this place.” Well, she didn’t win the […]


Texas Butane Co., Inc.

The owners of Texas Butane Co, Inc. are proud of the company’s low-number license, granted by the Texas Railroad Commission in 1958. “We’re proud of our reputation, too,” Morris White said. Recently, the Texas Historical Commission recognized Texas Butane as a Texas Treasure for its 50-year, single-family history in Weatherford. Morris joined the company […]


Chapman’s Carpentry

As a young boy, Robert Chapman became interested in working with wood. From the time he could hold a hammer, he started building things. In school, he took woodworking classes. By the time he got to high school, cars caught his eye, and he took time off to learn all about them. Nevertheless, he […]