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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Four-Time Deportee Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Girl In Texas

Authorities in Parker County have arrested a man suspected of molesting a 9-year-old girl as she slept in her home.


14 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Repeat deportee charged with assaulting Parker County girl

A man who has already been deported from the U.S. four times was arrested Saturday for allegedly fondling a nine-year-old Springtown girl and burglarizing her residence.


Related Topix: Springtown, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Daybreak recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches

The Parker County Peach Festival is this weekend, and I'm excited about what to make with all of that fruit! This recipe for Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches is one of my favorites, and I can't wait for you to try it.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Three peachy recipes, just in time for Parker County's annual festival

Combine peaches and 2 tablespoons sugar in large, heavy saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and peaches are juicy, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Food Festival

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Texas woman missing in Oklahoma

Provided by Park County Sheriff Department Parker County Sheriff Department , Love County Sheriff Department , and the family of Jennifer Howell is asking the public's assistance in locating Jennifer, age 31, who was last seen on Monday, June 23, 2014.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Community News

Fugitive wanted for scam arrested

Gregory J. Long, wanted by the Parker County Sheriff's Office for the charge theft of property $1,500 but less than $20,000, was taken into custody in Ottawa County, Okla.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Teen accused of concealing the body of her dead toddler

A 17-year-old Arlington mother intentionally concealed the body of her daughter by digging a grave with her boyfriend in Parker County last week after the little girl was beaten and stomped to death, according to an arrest warrant obtained by the Her boyfriend, Joshua Beard, 20, also was in the Arlington Jail facing a capital murder charge on $1 ... (more)


Tue Jul 08, 2014


Texas Man Charged In Brutal Death Of Girlfriend's Toddler

Joshua Markus Beard, 20, remained in custody Tuesday, charged with capital murder in the beating death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter, whose body was buried under a bridge in Parker County.


Related Topix: Weatherford, TX

Mon Jul 07, 2014

20-year-old boyfriend arrested in toddler's death, Arlington police say

Arlington police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in the death of his girlfriend's 19-month-old daughter.


Related Topix: Arlington, TX

NBC Dallas

Man Arrested for Beating Girlfriend's Daughter to Death

Arlington police say the body of an 18-month-old girl, reported missing Sunday, was found in Springtown in Parker County.


Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Springtown, TX

Peach growers hoping for best crop in awhile

"It is finally a good year," said Jean O'Bannon, who has been farming 7.5 acres with her husband, John, for 17 years.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Food, Food Festival, Fruits

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBS Local

North Texas Farmers "Overjoyed" With This Year's Peach Crop

Jean and John O'Bannon can't help but feel overjoyed. Jean O'Bannon described the experience of biting into one of her peaches.


The Community News

Bearcat Valero robbed - sheriff seeking suspects

Parker County Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating suspects in connection to the burglary of the Aledo Bearcat Valero Convenience Store.


Sun Jun 29, 2014

Parker County couple wins nuisance lawsuit against Titan Operating

Marcus and Laura Marsden of Aledo were awarded $36,000 in damages by a Parker County jury on June 17 that found Titan Operating created a nuisance with its gas wells near the couple's home.


Related Topix: Aledo, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Show Us Your Garden: A blooming tapestry near Aledo

In a secluded neighborhood on the outskirts of Aledo, there's a little bit of England - and Phoenix and Charleston - amid the Parker County hill country.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Recreational Vehicle, Phoenix Cruiser, Copper Canyon, TX

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Bus stop: Libertarian's Glass for Governor tours North Texas

In an earlier trip through Metroplex counties LPTX gubernatorial candidate Kathie Glass stopped in Parker County and made news in the Weatherford Democrat.


Related Topix: Texas, Cleburne, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Parker County landowners wins nuisance suit against Titan Operating

An Aledo couple won $36,000 in damages against Titan Operating in a Parker County jury verdict that found Titan created a nuisance with its gas wells near the couple's home.


Related Topix: Aledo, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Passenger killed in Parker County wreck identified

A passenger killed Wednesday in a head-on collision on a Parker County road has been identified as Fe Santistevan of Weatherford, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's website.


Related Topix: Tarrant County, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Wed Jun 25, 2014

One dead in Parker County crash

One person was killed Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision on a Parker County road near Weatherford, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper said.


Mon Jun 23, 2014

Couple arrested in South Carolina in robbery, slaying of Fort Worth executive

A couple was arrested Monday in South Carolina on capital murder warrants in the robbery and slaying of a Fort Worth businessman last month, authorities reported.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX