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We shall not forget
Today we honor the memory of a tragic event that changed America forever. Ten years ago, terrorists hijacked four passenger jets, American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77 and United Airlines Flight 93, crashing them into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, killing almost 3,000 people. The incident had a dramatic impact on the lives of all Americans, in one form or another.
Sentenced to life
WEATHERFORD — A 25-year-old Saginaw man who pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child and online solicitation of a child was given prison sentences of life and 20 years in a punishment trial that concluded late Wednesday in district court in Weatherford.
County fires contained
The Parker County Fire Marshal’s mobile command unit returned to Parker County from the Possum Kingdom fire Tuesday, only to be serviced and turn around in response to another blaze.
Wreck becomes triple fatality
Three people lost their lives Wednesday night in a fiery tragedy on Zion Hill Road.
Two teens were pronounced dead shortly after 7:15 p.m. at the scene of a head-on collision in the 3800 block of Zion Hill Road, and a man flown by air ambulance from the scene died at Parkland Hospital hours later.
A head-on collision on Zion Hill Road north of Adair Lane around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, started a fire and appeared to result in at least one fatality.
A witness said an orange car was passing vehicles while traveling northbound on Zion Hill Road when it appeared to collide head-on with a southbound white pickup truck.
Flames take aim on lake properties again
PALO PINTO COUNTY — A fire, which eyewitnesses said started sometime between noon and 1 p.m. Tuesday, seemed to take little time to grow into a massive, uncontrollable blaze that resulted in emergency evacuation of The Cliffs Resort.
Getting tapped in
Long awaited improvements to the City of Aledo’s water system took a step forward last week when council members voted to award a construction bid for lines that may be carrying Fort Worth water to Aledo residents as early as next summer.
Too little, too late?
Judge Mark Riley’s fiscal year 2011-12 proposed county budget was filed in the clerk’s office July 29, three days ahead of the Aug. 1 deadline, according to County Spokesman Joel Kertok. It was posted online Aug. 2.
Business owners speak out
Eight months of work by city staff and the historic preservation commission to allow for the creation of non-voluntary historic overlays was denied by the planning and zoning board this week.
Police confirmed three suspects were taken into custody following an early morning robbery at Walgreens on South Main and a several-hour manhunt off of Clear Lake Road.
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