City of Aledo
Randy Keck/The Community News: A Shale tank truck overturned on the S-curve in downtown Aledo this afternoon.
The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to a Fort Worth hospital.
The truck was leaking salt water and diesel fuel. The leakage was contained by a makeshift dam constructed out of sand by Aledo Volunteer FIre Dept. personnel.
According to Aledo Fire Chief Scott Mitchell, this accident was the second Shale truck incident today. The first occurred earlier in the day on Interstate 20.
The Midway Shell station at the intersection of South Front Street and FM 1187 was robbed sometime during the night of March 30/31.
The Parker County Sheriff's Dept. received a call about 5:30 a.m. reporting that cigarettes were missing, the ATM had been cleaned out and some security equipment was missing.
The case is under investigation. Anyone who may have seen suspicious activity during the night is urged to call the Parker County Crime Stoppers Hotline at 817-599-5555. Callers may remain anonymous, and rewards of up to $1,000 are offered for tips.
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A car lost control on FM-1187 around 2:30 p.m. Monday after the driver appeared to have lost control.
Cody Pope, 24, of Aledo, witnessed the accident and said the female driver of the vehicle (which also had a baby and another female passenger inside) began to swerve before she drove sideways into an open lot near the Edward Jones office, hit a wood sign and eventually flipped over.
While it was unclear at the accident scene which female occupant was driving, it is unclear about the extent of the injuries suffered. One of the women had cuts on the left cheek of her face and appeared to be bleeding from her left ear.
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.
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of the 2010 Homecoming Pep Rally festivities.
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Natalee Norman receives flowers during class at Aledo High School Friday afternoon. Delivering the flowers is senior Landen Blackburn. Varsity athletes also assisted in delivering a number of flowers from parents and dates throughout the morning.
Celebrations continue tonight at the football game against Keller-Timer Creek. The Homecoming Court will be announced at halftime. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.
No. 2 Aledo stops No. 1 Lake Travis' 48-game win streak with 14-10 victory
By Tony Eierdam
For the first time in 49 games, the Lake Travis Cavaliers can now put a mark in the loss column thanks to the Aledo Bearcats.
The Bearcats, who can now lay claim as the best team in Class 4A, defeated the Div. I, 4A Champions 14-10 Friday night with the support of an Aledo crowd that filled up the entire visitor's side - with the addition of three sets of portable bleachers - at Lake Travis High School's Cavalier Stadium.
The Bearcats took the lead for good in the fourth quarter when Johnathan Gray scored from a yard out on 4th and goal with six minutes remaining in the contest.