Known criminal alien, Israel Andrade, was arrested July 12 for molesting a 9-year-old Springtown girl. Andrade had been deported from the country four time prior to the arrest.
A known criminal alien, identified as Israel Andrade, 35, was arrested by Parker County Sheriff’s investigators early Saturday morning, July 12, after a woman called 9-1-1 to report her daughter had been sexually fondled by a stranger who broke into her home.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies responded to the scene in Springtown, where Andrade was reported to have forced his way in to the residence through a bedroom window just before 6 … Read the rest
Fund created for injured Koenig
By Natalie Gentry
Dylan Koenig, 19, was taken by CareFlite to Dallas’ Parkland Hospital Burn Intensive Care Unit after suffering gasoline burns on June 20.
He sustained second and third degree burns on over 50 percent of his body while helping to build a bonfire at a friend’s house.
Due to the severity of his injuries, Koenig was placed in a medically induced coma for the following 15 days.… Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
Gregory J. Long, an alleged con artist wanted by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office for the charge theft of property $1,500 but less than $20,000, was reported taken into custody July 10.
Quapaw Tribal marshals apprehended Long and two other previously unidentified associates at a casino in Ottawa County, Oklahoma after being alerted by the United States Marshal’s Service who was working in conjunction with the Parker County Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team … Read the rest
By Mark K. Campbell
Figuring out which opponent to play can by tricky for coaches.
The biennial University Interscholastic League realignment causes a tizzy every two years as coaches – especially in football – have penciled in tentative games well in advance of the annual UIL announcement.… Read the rest
At the end of July, the final two summer sports camps arrive.
The first one is the football camp set for July 28-31 at the indoor facility on the Springtown High School campus.
For athletes headed to grades 7 through 9, the camp costs $45 and runs from 7-8:30 p.m.… Read the rest
Ashley Mainord competed for the victorious Red Team at the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star volleyball game conducted at Arlington High School July 10. With her is SHS head coach Leighann Strickland. Mainord signed to play ball at the next level with Missouri Western State University in Saint Joseph. Mainord was a First Team All-State pick by the Texas Sports Writers Association.… Read the rest
The Movie Man has visited before how rare it is when a sequel equals and (rarely) even surpasses the original.
While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a second movie is mighty good. This is one of those times.
About the film
This recent Planet of the Apes reboot, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, follows a 2012 film that followed what many consider a disastrous “revisiting” of the 1968 original by quirky … Read the rest