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Sheriff’s Dept. investigating multiple thefts

December 13, 2010 by Randy Keck

AC units, copper wiring targeted

Special to The Community News

Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating multiple theft reports occurring over the last month.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said 24 incidents were reported involving thefts of air conditioning units and copper wire in the last 30 days.

“Copper prices have increased, therefore, increasing copper theft reports,” Fowler said.

Property owners and real estate agents reported the thefts have occurred mostly in abandoned or vacant residences, construction sites and rental/sale properties scattered throughout Parker County. Sheriff’s investigators said more than 20 cases of AC units and copper wiring thefts have been reported on the last several weeks.

Share your good news

December 13, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community NewsDominic Genetti/The Community News Do you know anyone who has a great story to tell? Let us know at The Community News we're putting our annual Good News Issue together and we want to share local stories that can gain a lot of interest.

Twins Haley and Hannah Loftin (pictured above) will be featured in this year's issue. Send us more ideas at news@community-news.com or call us at 817-441-7661.

State...Here We Come! Aledo wins 29-27...Set to Defend the State Title in Cowboys Stadium - Final Game Stats are Below

December 10, 2010 by Eric Keck

We are almost under way. The anthem has been played and the Bearcats are set to recieve...the path to State has been paved!

Aledo punts it away after 1 first down. Poteet takes over at their own 20.

The defense stops Poteet on their first possesion. Cunningham muffs the punt but he does recover. Aledo takes over at their own 22 yard line.

Poteet forces another punt as Aledo's offense has yet to get going. The Pirates take over at their own 28.

Poteet missed a 37 yard field goal to give the ball to Aledo on their own 20 yard line.

As the 1st quarter turns to the 2nd, Aledo is forced to punt again. The ball does land inside the 5, so if Aledo holds here they will have great field position.

The Community News Pregame Show: Dec. 10, 2010

December 10, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo Bearcats See what the basketball coaches have to say about their latest victories and their upcoming games. Both the boys and girls teams have tournaments this weekend.

You can also see a clip from the video feature that will be available over the Christmas holidays.

Parker County Blood Drive December 27, 2010

December 10, 2010 by Brittany Blank

The American Red Cross of Parker County is holding a Blood Drive on December 27, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Weatherford Library Auditorium. For an appointment or more information sign up online at www.RedCrossBlood.org; sponsor code: parkercountyarc or contact Dale Fleeger at 817-598-4269

Sheriff looking for leads in local burglary

December 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a burglary of habitation call occurring Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the incident was reported around 3 p.m. in the 100 block of Aledo Creeks Road in Aledo.

The occupant of the residence arrived home and told deputies the suspect(s) entered a rear door of the home and stole several watches, two high school rings, an undisclosed amount of currency, a 12-week-old Chihuahua puppy with its crate and a large amount of gold a diamond jewelry (necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets) and costume jewelry valued at several thousand dollars along with three televisions and a laptop computer.

Gray wins inaugural award

December 9, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo star running back Johnathan Gray can now associate his name with the great Tom Landry. Gray was presented with the Tom Landry Award for being the best high school football player in North Texas. The award, in its first year of presentation, is awarded to players that excell on and off the field.

Gray and Aledo head coach Tim Buchanan were handed the bronze award live on TXA 21 Thursday night. The award is a replica of Landry's signature fedora.

Notice of Temporary Road/Bridge Closure I-20/Bridge at FM 2552 Santa Fe Drive

December 9, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Beginning at 9:30 pm, Saturday, December 18, the bridge over I-20 connecting Santa Fe Drive and Clear Lake Road will be temporarily closed to thru traffic. The bridge and all lanes of traffic will re-open at approximately 8:00 am, Sunday, December 19.

Motorist traveling south on Santa Fe Drive, headed east on I-20 or south on Clear Lake Road will be re-routed via I-20 to South Main Street for a re-direct to their destination. Motorist traveling north on clear Lake Road, headed west on I-20 or north on Santa Fe Drive will be re-routed via I-20 to Bankhead Hwy. for a re-direct.

Precinct Barn burns

December 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Dominic Genetti/The Community News The Parker County Precinct 4 barn has caught fire and is, according to firefighters on the scene, a total loss.

There is no word how the fire got started. Parker County Fire Marshal representatives are on the scene.

Willow Park's engine 35 was the first on scene and they were quickly joined by departments from Aledo, Hudson Oaks, and the surrounding area. There is also no official word from Parker County officials on the situation.

Hearings scheduled on multi-family zoning

December 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the City of Willow Park Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 6:30 P.M. at the City of Willow Park Municipal Complex at 516 Ranch House Road, Willow Park Texas for the purpose of revising or amending Chapter 12 “ZONING Regulations”, Article 12.500 “USE RESTRICTIONS AND ZONING REGULATIONS” and in particular Section 12.506 “R-3 Multi Family District”. A proposed change to the zoning regulations will be considered.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Sports Calendar

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua at Aledo, 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, September 26

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Granbury Girls Tournament, Harbor Lakes through Sept. 27

  • AHS vs. Joshua at Aledo;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH vs. St. Paul's Lutheran at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m. *District Game

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Rockwall Christian at Aledo Middle School, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 27

  • AHS JV at Chisholm Trail JV Tournament, times TBA

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