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Silver Creek divided
Parker County commissioners are expected to meet this morning to finalize distributing coverage of the Silver Creek fire district after two of about four regularly responding Silver Creek VFD firefighters recently gave notice they would no longer be responding to calls.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Office was still searching Thursday evening for a man who allegedly fled deputies Wednesday evening and prompted a late night, several hour manhunt near Tin Top Road.
Stage 1 water restrictions have been in place since June 30, for Weatherford residents, and without any rain to relieve the drought, the city expects to move on to Stage 2 restrictions within the next few weeks.
ESD ballot battle
The Silver Creek fire district could have two options for annexation on the November ballot.
Millsap residents got a taste of flying objects landing unexpectedly in the small town around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, when a pilot and his wife, coming from Roswell, N.M., made a forced landing in a small plane on Old Millsap Road just east of Fannin Street.
Social network nightmare
In a second day of testimony during the punishment trial of sex offender Johnathan Cooper, witnesses testified meeting Cooper through Myspace or Craigslist, having a sexual relationship with him and being asked about contacting younger girls.
City tackles budget
Pay raises are still on hold along with 13.5 positions in the City of Weatherford, but the 2011-12 proposed budget does show a $2.7 million increase in expenses.
A real life saver
Patsy Shaw, 71, was enjoying a classic snack of chocolate chip cookies and milk Friday night when the evening took a turn for the worse.
Sisk case closed
One of two men arrested following the October 2008 murder of Jeremy Sisk over a quarter pound of marijuana pleaded guilty July 21, to burglary of a habitation and received 20 years in prison.
Homeowners file suit
Judge Trey Loftin has granted a plea to the jurisdiction on behalf of local taxing entities, ruling that the 43rd District Court has no authority to hear a case involving Aledo and Willow Park homeowners claiming an illegal assessment of back taxes.
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