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  • 0911 one sept 11 main.tif 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.

    September 11, 2011 1 Photo

  • 0909 one johnathan eugene cooper.tif 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.

    September 9, 2011 1 Photo

  • 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.

    September 7, 2011

  • 0902 one hernandez, alexandra.jpg 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.

    September 2, 2011 2 Photos

  • 0901 one zion hill wreck.tif Wreck fatal

    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.

    September 1, 2011 2 Photos

  •  1_flammage_3316.jpg 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.

    August 31, 2011 3 Photos

  • 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.

    August 31, 2011

  • 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.

    August 30, 2011

  • 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.

    August 26, 2011

  • Hunted down

    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.

    August 23, 2011

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