Always a sign that football season is around the corner, the Aledo High School football coaching staff is holding the annual Bearcats Football Camp at the AHS practice fields and indoor facility. The camp began Monday and runs through Thursday. Shown is Jake Lewis, showing good form during a kickoff drill.
The City of Aledo has released the map for the August First Friday activities set for Aug. 7. For a more detailed view, click the link below to download a PDF version.
Aledo Ladycats head volleyball coach Kathy Goings (far right) sends off the volleyball team on its annual mile run Monday morning at Bearcat Stadium. The run is part of individual testing done in the morning the day of the first practice. The Ladycats will take to the court for the first time in 2015 this afternoon. Shown heading the pack is Maddie Goings (purple shirt) and Erin Weiss (white shirt). The Ladycats will scrimmage at home at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus gym.
Presley Hull sends down a spike during a hitting drill Tuesday afternoon at the Ladycats Volleyball Camp at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus gym. The camp runs through Thursday.
From left, Jenna White, Lacey Wert and Jake Rose are painting a room at 203 East Oak Street in Aledo to prepare the property to be the new site for the Aledo AdvoCats Clothes Closet.
Gunter Jarvis pushes a sled during a drill Tuesday morning at the Aledo High School indoor facility during a Performance Course session. The late-morning session is conducted for boys in middle school grades. Girls and boys at the middle and high school levels will continue Performance Course at AHS this week, and the summer workout program will end at the end of the month.
From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept
Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit members arrested a man Thursday in connection with a marijuana growing operation.
SCU investigators served a search warrant at the suspect’s residence Thursday, July 9, 2015, in the 100 block of Woodvale Drive, in Azle, Parker County.
On the west side of the residence, SCU investigators and Parker County Sheriff’s deputies located a large metal shipping container typically used as a portable storage building. The shipping container was secured by a padlock. SCU investigators gained access to the container when the suspect gave them the keys.
From the Parker County Sheriff's Office
Parker County Sheriff’s investigators have identified the male suspect of several recent vehicle burglaries.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said his investigators worked in cooperation with Fort Worth Police detectives after discovering the suspect was sought in connection to several Tarrant County cases as well.
Numerous tips were called in as to the possible identity of the suspect after the Sheriff’s Office distributed a press release (see http://community-news.com/parker-county/9911 ) along with surveillance video of the suspect taking items from several vehicles in the southern portion of Parker County on June 23 and 24.
The Community News, based in Aledo, Texas, will receive three awards when the National Newspaper Association meets for its 129th annual convention in St. Charles, Missouri on Oct 1-3. Papers from across the Unites States submitted entries from the 2014 calendar year in the NNA’s 2015 Better Newspaper Contest.
Among its peers in its size category, TCN placed second in Best Photo Essay, Daily & Non-daily Division for Kathy Chruscielski’s coverage of the Kelly Miller Circus in Aledo.
Parker County Emergency Services District No. 1 is seeking volunteer fire fighters.
Eligibility includes a high school diploma or GED, Texas drivers license, pass background investigation, pass drug screen, pass physical agility test, and complete panel and chief’s interview.
Benefits include free training and education, investing in the community in an exciting way with professional peers, uniforms and state of the art equipment provided, an opportunity to work shifts for compensation after certification, and fast-track program for experienced applicants.