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Parker County Arrests

May 14, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of May 4-10.
Parker County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 39-year-old Azle woman May 6 on a motion to adjudicate guilt for a prior charge of theft of property $50-$500. As of May 12 she was held in the Parker County Jail without bond.… Read the rest

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Area residents indicted by Parker Grand Jury

May 14, 2014
Area residents indicted by Parker Grand Jury

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The Parker County Grand Jury met Thursday, May 1, to consider evidence in criminal cases filed by the Parker County District Attorney’s office.
The Grand Jury returned 41 indictments against 32 individuals. One is a Poolville resident, three live in Springtown, two in Azle, and one in Pelican Bay.
• Augustus Henry Atherton, 22, of Poolville, was indicted for burglary of a building, a state jail felony.… Read the rest

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Vinson resigns as ESD1 Chief

May 14, 2014
Vinson resigns as ESD1 Chief

Watson new Acting Chief

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Parker County Emergency  Services District 1 (ESD1) announced the May 8 resignation of Eric Vinson as Fire Chief of ESD1.
In a new release, ESD Board President Rena Peden said “We would like to thank Chief Vinson for his past service and wish him the very best.”… Read the rest

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ESD1 honors its B.E.S.T.

May 7, 2014
ESD1 honors its B.E.S.T.

Wander award created, bestowed

by Carla Noah Stutsman
A new format and a newly created award shook things up a bit during the annual Parker County Emergency Services District 1 awards banquet, held at Springtown High School Saturday evening, May 3.
The event has followed tradition in the past, with a few remarks followed by a sit-down, catered meal, a keynote speaker and finally, the presentation of awards.… Read the rest

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Area residents indicted by Tarrant Grand Jury

May 7, 2014
Area residents indicted by Tarrant Grand Jury

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle or Springtown areas were indicted on criminal charges during the month of March by a Tarrant County Grand Jury.
• Michael Allen Vogel, 28, of Azle, was indicted for indecency with a child with sexual contact, a second-degree felony. The offense allegedly occurred Sept. 1, 2011, in Saginaw. Vogel is out of jail awaiting trial after posting $15,000 bond.… Read the rest

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Rubio found safe

May 7, 2014
Rubio found safe

Missing girl located in Hills County

A 15-year-old girl reported missing from Parker County has been located and reunited with her family.
Hill County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Parker County Sheriff’s Office at 2:14 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in reference to runaway Abigail Rubio, who had been reported missing one week earlier.
Officials said Rubio approached a constable in Hill County, located southeast of Parker County.… Read the rest

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Sheriff warns of ID fraud scam

May 7, 2014

Parker County Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a case of identification theft and fraud in which merchandise was recovered.
Sheriff’s investigators believe the items were purchased with a stolen credit card.
Sheriff Larry Fowler said a local woman contacted his department after she grew suspicious of activity an acquaintance requested of her.
On April 16, the woman reported she met a man on a website who began sending her gifts. As an online relationship progressed, the man began sending her additional expensive gifts for men, women and children, requesting her to send them to an address located out of the country.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

May 7, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of April 27-May 3.
Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 25-year-old Springtown woman April 27 and charged her with assault causing bodily injury – family violence. She posted $1,500 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail April 28.… Read the rest

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For the love of Siri

April 30, 2014
For the love of Siri

Young service dog leaves legacy of life, love

 

 

 

by Carla Noah Stutsman
When Art Scarbro realized he needed a personal assistant, he, like millions of Apple product users worldwide, turned to Siri.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

April 30, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of April 20-26.
A 63-year-old Springtown woman was arrested April 20 by Azle police and charged with theft of property – less than $1,500, with two or more previous convictions. She posted $1,500 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail April 21.… Read the rest

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