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Who We Are

Our staff is what makes Parker County Today magazine truly great.

Although we frequently have guest writers and photographers, below are our dedicated staff who make this publication a reality each month.

114 E Church St A, Weatherford, TX 76086


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It started with a simple idea: to share the stories of the people who make Parker County special...


When Stephen Markwardt started our magazine in 2005, he had big dreams in mind. As a new resident, he saw there was something about the people that make Parker County special. In the years since, we have brought our loyal readers history, homes, fashion, food, people and events that highlight and celebrate the rich heritage of Parker County.


We tell about the best of us for the rest of us. Pick up a copy each month to discover something new about an old friend or someone new you need to meet. Find out what's going on and what you need to circle on your own calendar. Learn about our history and our experiences.


If you have a story idea, a comment or a suggestion, we like those too. Just send me an email.






Marsha Brown

Publisher/Editor in Chief 



Laurie Moore, Attorney-at-law

Editorial Director

Marsha Brown

Creative Director

Steven Schillio

Ad Design

Holly Green​

Editorial Assistant

Renée Savona

Jennifer VanDerstok


Marsha Brown

Mark Brown

Mel W. Rhodes

Kristina Reilly

Shannon Martindale-Shatzer

Jennifer VanDerstok

Renée Savona

Copy Editor

Kathy Jones

Sales Professionals

Garrett Norton

Bailey Hickel

Riley Howell

Randall Harris 

Business Manager

Kristina Reilly

Distribution Manager

Riley Howell


Marsha Brown

Megan Parks

Mel W. Rhodes

Steven Schillio

Technology Director

Jonathan Brown

Parker County Today Magazine is published 12 times a year by Grand Monde Media Partners LLC.

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri



9:00 am – 5:00 pm



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