Parker County investigators have confirmed that a missing teen will soon be reunited with her family.
Hill County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Parker County Sheriff’s Office at 2:14 p.m. today in reference to runaway Abigail Rubio, who was reported missing one week ago.
Officials said Rubio approached a constable in Hill County, located southeast of Parker County.
Rubio is reported to be in good condition and appears well. Her family was notified and is on the way to pick her up.
Parker County investigators requested that Rubio be questioned by Hill County investigators regarding her disappearance. Investigators said foul play is not suspected at this time and believe Rubio left her home and school willingly. No further information will be released due to the young girl being a juvenile.
“We are pleased to discover she has been located and will be with her family soon,” said Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler.
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From the Parker County Sheriff's Office
Parker County Sheriff’s investigators have confirmed the latest sighting of a missing teen, Abigail Rubio. (See http://www.community-news.com/general-news/7950 )
Rubio was last seen at Wal Mart in Hudson Oaks, Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Investigators said Rubio was seen alone at 10 p.m. and left the premises on foot.
Other information revealed Rubio took personal belongings from her residence prior to arriving at school, where she walked away from, missing her last three classes.
At this time, investigators believe Rubio left her home and school without the intentions of returning and is considered to be a runaway.
Anyone with information about Rubio or her location is encouraged to contact the Parker County Sheriff’s Office at (817) 594-8845.
Aledo High School's Cheyenne Knight won the girls' Class 4A state golf tournament by shooting a 70 today (April 29) in Austin at UT Golf Club for a 36-hole total of 144.
The Ladycasts as a team finished in fourth place.
For the complete story see the Friday, May 2 edition of The Community News.
From the Parker County Sheriff's Office
Abigail RubioParker County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager.
The young girl is identified as Abilgail Samona Rubio, 15, W/F, of Weatherford.
She is described as having long, wavy, strawberry blond hair, hazel eyes, 5-foot-5-inches tall, weighing about 240 pounds.
Abigail was last seen at school on Thursday but did not attend her last three classes. When she did not arrive home later that evening, her grandmother notified the Sheriff’s Office. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie, carrying a backpack. Abigail is prescribed medication but did not take her medications with her. Abigail did not have her cell phone with her at the time of her disappearance.
Sheriff Larry Fowler said Abigail may have been seen near FM 730 approximately Friday speaking to a man parked in a vehicle on the side of the road. The vehicle is identified as a possible later model, black Impala. The driver of the vehicle was described as having an extremely fair complexion, with dark hair and a mustache.
“We have the best team of investigators assigned to this case,” Fowler said. “They are diligently trying to locate Abigail.”
Anyone with information about Abigail’s disappearance or current location is urged to contact the Parker County Sheriff’s Office immediately at (817) 594-8845.
You may remain anonymous by calling Parker County Crime Stoppers at (817) 599-5555.
Tony Eierdam/The Community NewsAledo quarterback Luke Bishop throws a pass Tuesday morning during the Bearcats first spring practice of 2014. The spring game will be Friday, May 23 at Bearcat Stadium.
Dates, places and times of the Aledo High School softball and baseball playoffs series have been set.
Both will be a best-of-3 series format.
The state-ranked No. 9 Ladycats will face Trophy Club Byron Nelson in a Class 4A, Region I area series. Game one will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Aledo, with game two scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Byron Nelson. Game three, if necessary, will be played at 2 p.m. Saturday at Byron Nelson.
The Bearcats will face Crowley in a Class 4A, Region bi-district series. Game one will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Crowley, with game two set for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Aledo. Game three, if necessary, will be played at 1 p.m. Saturday at Aledo.
Aledo's Brittney Trought won the girls' 100- and 300-meter hurdles and ran a leg of the Ladycats state-qualifying 4x100 sprint relay team, and Bearcats sprinter Ryan Newsome won the boys' 100-meter dash Saturday at the Class 4A, Region I track meet in Abilene.
Danielle Trought also qualified for the state meet with a second-place finish in the girls' 100-meter hurdles.
The top two finishers at the regional meet qualify for the state meet in Austin.
Brittney Trought and Danielle Trought teamed up with Peyton Lambert and Kia Jordon to place second and qualify for state in the girls' sprint relay (4x100).
The Class 4A state track and field meet will be held Friday, May 9, at Mike Meyers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin.
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State-bound Aledo High School athletes in golf and tennis were given a sendoff by the AHS students Friday afternoon at the school. Shown leading the parade of the state-bound athletes are Logan Lambert, Erik Meendsen, Savannah Moody and Taryn Pittman. Students lined the AHS hallway between the gym and front entrance, and the cheerleaders cheered and the band played the fight song throughout the procession. The AHS teams will play in their respective state tournaments beginning Monday in Austin.
Randy Keck/The Community NewsMembers of the Aledo Education Foundation Board of Directors announced an additional $35,000 of grant funding to the Aledo ISD on Thursday night at the first Bearcats N Boots fundraising Gala.
The gala drew more than 400 people to the Cendera Center. AEF President Shawn Callaway announced that the foundation has raised about $250,000 in its first year.
Shown in the photo are (from left) Jay Bartley, Jay Stringer, Shawn Callaway, AISD Superintendent Derek Citty and Hoyt Harris.
Read more about the gala in the May 2 issue of The Community News.