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Working hard at Performance Course

July 14, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Gunter Jarvis pushes a sled during a drill Tuesday morning at the Aledo High School indoor facility during a Performance Course session. The late-morning session is conducted for boys in middle school grades. Girls and boys at the middle and high school levels will continue Performance Course at AHS this week, and the summer workout program will end at the end of the month.

County marijuana grower out of business

July 10, 2015 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept
Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit members arrested a man Thursday in connection with a marijuana growing operation.

SCU investigators served a search warrant at the suspect’s residence Thursday, July 9, 2015, in the 100 block of Woodvale Drive, in Azle, Parker County.

On the west side of the residence, SCU investigators and Parker County Sheriff’s deputies located a large metal shipping container typically used as a portable storage building. The shipping container was secured by a padlock. SCU investigators gained access to the container when the suspect gave them the keys.

Suspect arrested in local vehicle burglaries

July 10, 2015 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

Parker County Sheriff’s investigators have identified the male suspect of several recent vehicle burglaries.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said his investigators worked in cooperation with Fort Worth Police detectives after discovering the suspect was sought in connection to several Tarrant County cases as well.

Numerous tips were called in as to the possible identity of the suspect after the Sheriff’s Office distributed a press release (see http://community-news.com/parker-county/9911 ) along with surveillance video of the suspect taking items from several vehicles in the southern portion of Parker County on June 23 and 24.

The Community News wins awards from National Newspaper Association

July 10, 2015 by Randy Keck

The Community News, based in Aledo, Texas, will receive three awards when the National Newspaper Association meets for its 129th annual convention in St. Charles, Missouri on Oct 1-3. Papers from across the Unites States submitted entries from the 2014 calendar year in the NNA’s 2015 Better Newspaper Contest.


Among its peers in its size category, TCN placed second in Best Photo Essay, Daily & Non-daily Division for Kathy Chruscielski’s coverage of the Kelly Miller Circus in Aledo.

ESD seeks volunteer fire fighter candidates

July 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Parker County Emergency Services District No. 1 is seeking volunteer fire fighters.

Eligibility includes a high school diploma or GED, Texas drivers license, pass background investigation, pass drug screen, pass physical agility test, and complete panel and chief’s interview.

Benefits include free training and education, investing in the community in an exciting way with professional peers, uniforms and state of the art equipment provided, an opportunity to work shifts for compensation after certification, and fast-track program for experienced applicants.

County officials nab couple from stolen car

July 6, 2015 by Randy Keck

Weatherford-Parker County Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST) members apprehended a suspect Monday, July 6, 2015, who initially fled Hood County law enforcement officials, leading them in a pursuit.

The initial call was reported as a criminal trespass, where a male and female had evaded authorities in a stolen vehicle and entered Parker County Monday afternoon near Brazos River Estates at Tin Top Road.

Parker County Sheriff’s deputies, FAST members and state troopers arrived to assist Hood County in locating the subjects.

Additional photos released of vehicle burglary suspect

July 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

The Parker County Sheriff's Office has released three additional photos of a vehicle burglary suspect. For more information, see the story at http://www.community-news.com/parker-county/9904

Future Lady Eagle

July 1, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Belle Huffman focuses in on the basket during a shooting drill at the Lady Eagles Basketball Camp at Trinity Christian Academy. The four-day camp runs through Thursday.

Suspects sought in vehicle thefts

June 30, 2015 by Phil Major


Parker County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating two suspects in connection with seven vehicle burglaries occurring last week.

Sheriff Larry Fowler said the suspects entered seven vehicles, taking personal items late Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, June 24-25.

Sheriff’s investigators said all seven vehicles were reportedly left unlocked. Items were taken from vehicles located on Cedar Bluff Court, Creek Side Drive, South FM 5 and Miramar.

Parker clerk to issue same-sex licenses

June 29, 2015 by Phil Major

The following was released late Monday afternoon:
The Parker County Clerk’s office in following the recent ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States will be issuing gender neutral marriage licenses later this week.

As an elected official, I have taken an oath to execute the duties of the office, and that I will preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution and the laws of the United States and of the State of Texas without subjecting those actions to my own personal values. I believe you want nothing more from your elected County Clerk.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

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