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.
It has come to the attention of the Parker County Sheriff’s Office of an allegation of missing funds from the Sgt. Rusty Arnold Benefit Fund.
“A preliminary inquiry indicates there is substance to the allegations,” said Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler. “At this point, the Texas Rangers have been requested to conduct a full and thorough investigation concerning this matter. The Sheriff’s Office will have no further comments pending the outcome of that investigation.”
James Albritton / saltforkimages.com: Junior midfielder Kyle Underwood goes airborne in the area championship soccer game against Argyle Friday, March 25.The Sectional Championship soccer game between Aledo and Argyle will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1 at Saginaw High School.
Christopher Amos/The Community News: Mallory and Katie Lester pose with the Aledo Bearcat mascot at "Meet the Bearcats and Ladycats" night on Monday, March 28. The event, sponsored by the Aledo Athletic Booster Club, provided an opportunity for young Bearcats and Ladycats to meet their high school counterparts.
Click on the photo for a photo gallery from the event. Check out the April 1 issue of The Community News for more photos.
The Aledo Ladycats took a two game lead in district by defeating Brewer 7-4 last night at Brewer. Brewer came into the game one game behind the Ladycats, who remain undefeated in district. A full story and game photos will be available in the April 1 issue of The Community News.
The Aledo Bearcats took the Area Championship tonight after winning a shootout following two scoreless overtime periods against Wichita Falls High School at Collins Stadium in Denton.
The regular game ended in a 1-1 tie. After the overtime failed to settle the game, it went to a shootout, where goalie Justin Breshears stopped shot after shot. One of five got past Breshears, but two of Aledo's five shots ended up in the WF net, giving Aledo the victory.
The Ladycats fell 5-1 in their area championship game, also against Wichita Falls High School.
The Bearcats will next face Argyle at a time and place to be determined.
For more on the soccer playoffs, see the April 1 issue of The Community News.
Due to a change in climate, the burn ban for Parker County has been rescinded.
from the Parker County Sheriff's Dept.
Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a stabbing incident which occurred Sunday, March, 27, 2011.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the 9-1-1 call come into dispatch around 8 a.m., in the 4300 block of Tin Top Road, where deputies identified the victim as a 51 year-old male.
The victim reported he and the suspect had been arguing over work-related issues, which escalated to a physical altercation. The victim also reported during the altercation, the suspect, identified as Francisco Silva-Escareno, 30, of Weatherford, threw a knife at the victim, causing a minor laceration to his abdomen.
Double-header set Tuesday, March 29
On the strength of a penalty kick by junior Kyle Underwood and a goal by junior Tyler Sacre, the Aledo Bearcats advanced in soccer playoffs against Lake Dallas with a 2-1 win Saturday afternoon.
The win sets up a double-header, with both the Aledo Ladycats and the Aledo Bearcats playing Wichita Falls High School at Collins Stadium in Denton. their respective area championships.
The Ladycats will play at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Bearcats.
For more on the story, see the April 1 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The gray honk ball team waits their turn in a parade of teams this morning (Saturday, March 26) at the Aledo Athletics baseball fields. Click on the photo for a full gallery of photos from the event.
Hundreds of baseball, softball, t-ball and honk-ball players converged at the Pony field this morning (Saturday, March 26) for opening day activities of Aledo Athletics, Inc.