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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Aledo senior catcher Connor Duer, shown at the Class 5A state semifinal game, was selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team.
Duer was selected to the Class 5A all-state third team.
He will play baseball next year at Murray State University.
Colton Bevering catches a pass during an unique pass-catching drill Tuesday morning during the Trinity Christian Academy Eagles Football Camp. The camp is under the direction of Joe Hamstra, the new athletic director and head football coach at TCA.
The Aledo Children's AdvoCats were informed this morning that extra time they were promised for moving the Clothes Closet out of 9901 East Bankhead is no longer an option.
Check their Facebook page for the latest updates on where and when volunteers are needed. The entire facility must be vacated by the end of the month, but the new home near downtown Aledo won't be ready in time, so everything is having to go into storage (thanks to the generosity of the Aledo UMC).
They need volunteers and especially vehicles to haul items.
The Center of Hope is also in the process of moving out of its adjacent facility and consolidating at its Weatherford location.
The Community News brought home three first-place plaques from the Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest Awards presented Saturday, June 20 at the Austin Westin Domain.
TCN placed first in the Column Writing, Feature Photo and Feature Writing categories. In addition, the newspaper garnered a third-place award in General Excellence and fourth places in the Headline Writing, Sports Coverage and Sports Photo categories.
Combined point totals from the above awards placed TCN second overall in Sweepstakes points.