Tag Archives: Petty Tyrants

Russell appeal continues

Clara and Johnnie Russell won a hearing Thursday necessary to continue their appeal of a $7,200 judgement in Justice of the Peace Court for refusing to take down a Wake Up America sign.

From the Weatherford Democrat, by Christin Coyne (CNHI), January 10, 2012 –

PARKER COUNTY — A small sign posted near the roadway at the end of a cul-de-sac in Remuda Ranch Estates has garnered plenty of attention in national and local media after the homeowners refused to remove the sign and were given a $7,200 fine in a Justice of the Peace decision.

The lawsuit was kept alive Thursday when an appeal regarding a denial of the couple’s affidavit of inability to pay for an appeal was granted in County Court at Law No. 2, allowing Clara and Johnnie Russell to continue fighting the judgement against them.

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Neighbors pitted against neighbors in subdivision fight

This sign in Remuda Estates touched off the latest in a long battle that has pit neighbors against each other in the development.

From the Weatherford Democrat, by Christin Coyne (CNHI), January 9, 2012 –

PARKER COUNTY — Located in far east Parker County off of White Settlement Road, Remuda Ranch Estates is where rural Parker County allows residents to escape the Fort Worth area.

Driving through the sprawling, hilly neighborhood, established around the mid-1970s, it appears quiet and well-kept.

Several of the neighbors waved as they passed each other on the winding roads Thursday afternoon. (Click here to view this complete article.)