Due to a change in climate, the burn ban for Parker County has been rescinded.
from the Parker County Sheriff's Dept.
Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a stabbing incident which occurred Sunday, March, 27, 2011.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the 9-1-1 call come into dispatch around 8 a.m., in the 4300 block of Tin Top Road, where deputies identified the victim as a 51 year-old male.
The victim reported he and the suspect had been arguing over work-related issues, which escalated to a physical altercation. The victim also reported during the altercation, the suspect, identified as Francisco Silva-Escareno, 30, of Weatherford, threw a knife at the victim, causing a minor laceration to his abdomen.
Double-header set Tuesday, March 29
On the strength of a penalty kick by junior Kyle Underwood and a goal by junior Tyler Sacre, the Aledo Bearcats advanced in soccer playoffs against Lake Dallas with a 2-1 win Saturday afternoon.
The win sets up a double-header, with both the Aledo Ladycats and the Aledo Bearcats playing Wichita Falls High School at Collins Stadium in Denton. their respective area championships.
The Ladycats will play at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Bearcats.
For more on the story, see the April 1 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The gray honk ball team waits their turn in a parade of teams this morning (Saturday, March 26) at the Aledo Athletics baseball fields. Click on the photo for a full gallery of photos from the event.
Hundreds of baseball, softball, t-ball and honk-ball players converged at the Pony field this morning (Saturday, March 26) for opening day activities of Aledo Athletics, Inc.
The City of Willow Park will hold a special city council meeting Monday, March 28. For the agenda, visit: http://www.community-news.com/node/1903
The Aledo Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring “Meet the Bearcats and Ladycats” from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 28 at the Aledo High School baseball/softball fields. The first 100 boys and first 100 girls will receive a free baseball or softball for autographs of the Bearcat players.
Emergency declaration in effect
Parker County Judge Mark Riley has signed an emergency declaration placing into effect an outdoor burn ban effective March 23.
Citing the imminent threat of wildfire, the declaration bans "any outdoor burning or orders such burning
Any outdoor burning will be extinguished by the fire department assigned to the area, and following an investigation, a fine of up to $500 can be levied.
Text of declaration:
WHEREAS, Parker County has not had rainfall for an extended period and weather forecasters offer little promise of a change in the hot, dry conditions in the near future; and
Randy Keck/The Community News: The Ladycats celebrate following an overtime goal that broke a scoreless tie with Byron Nelson High School in bi-district action Thursday night, March 24.
A header into the net almost three minutes into the first overtime period gave the Aledo Ladycats a 1-0 bi-district soccer win over Byron Nelson tonight (Thursday, March 24) at Bearcat Stadium in Aledo.
With 7:10 remaining in the first of two 10-minute overtime periods, junior midfielder Ally Swift, on an assist from Stephanie Neeley, headed the ball into the upper portion of the Byron Nelson goal to break a scoring drought on the part of both teams in an intense defensive battle.
A motor vehicle sideswiped an Aledo ISD School Bus on Canyon Lake Road this afternoon. None of the students on the bus were injured. Aledo ISD Superintendent, Don Daniel, said ISD Officials were on the scene and notifying parents of the students remaining on the bus at the time of the incident.
Sat, 04/09/2011 - 8:00am - 3:30pm
County Clean Up
The annual “Countywide Cleanup” has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at all Parker County precinct barns.
All Parker County residents are encouraged to clean up their personal property and, if possible, form neighborhood groups now to clean and mow roadsides, public areas and assist disabled persons in cleaning around their homes.
“This is an excellent opportunity to meet your neighbors and enhance the formation of networks throughout the county, which can actively support a number of worthwhile projects from crime watch to helping neighbors in need,” said a release from the county.