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  • Israel Andrade Man arrested after burglary, sexual assault

    Parker County sheriff’s investigators say they arrested a man – in the U.S. illegally – who broke into a Springtown-area home early Saturday and molested a 9-year-old girl. 

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • County scrambles to fill vacated elections post

    Former Parker County Assistant Elections Administrator Laura Watkins, who sought, but was not appointed to the post of Parker County Elections Administrator after Robert Parten retired, begins work today as assistant elections administrator for Palo Pinto County, Palo Pinto County Elections Administrator Judith Evans has confirmed.

    July 14, 2014

  • Randall Jamal Sloan Man indicted after allegedly breaking child’s leg

    A Parker County grand jury last week indicted a man accused of breaking the leg of a 4-year-old Parker County girl.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Israel Andrade Man suspected of burglarizing home, sexually assualting child arrested

    Parker County sheriff’s investigators say they have arrested a man who broke into a Springtown-area home where a 9-year-old girl and her family were sleeping and molested the girl. 

    Deputies responded to a 911 call early Saturday morning where a 9-year-old girl reportedly told deputies she was awakened just before 6 a.m. by a stranger who was fondling her genitals as she and her siblings slept on a couch in the house. 

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Judge Ben Akers dies

    County Court at Law No. 2 Judge Charles Benjamin Akers, 57, described by his colleagues as fair and impartial, died shortly before 5 p.m. at his home after a lengthy illness.

    July 12, 2014 1 Story

  • Stabbing suspects claim self defense

    The two women charged in a July 4 stabbing in Hudson Oaks say they were acting in self-defense. 

    July 12, 2014

  • Low turnout at Annetta annexation hearing

    Few spoke during public hearings last week regarding the latest proposed annexation by the Town of Annetta.

    July 12, 2014

  • Billy Bob Hall Police free woman kidnapped by hitchhiker

    Weatherford police Friday morning rescued a woman reportedly kidnapped and held by a hitchhiker with a box cutter after she was able to call for help. 

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Akers' swearing in Judge Ben Akers dies

    County Court At Law No. 2 Judge Ben Akers died Thursday evening following a long illness. 

    July 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0702 peach entertainment.jpg 20th Annual Parker County Peach Festival

    The 30th Annual Parker County Peach Festival is right around the corner.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

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