City Of AledoDue to additional meetings taking place at the Aledo Community Center, the Aledo City Council will be meeting one week early in September and October. The council was also presented a copy of "Around Aledo", the new book that shows a history of the East Parker County cities, by author Susan Karnes.
In their meeting that lasted about two and a half hours, the Aledo City Council accepted the resignation of Leo Norman from place two. They later replaced him Jean Bailey.
A full story will be featured in The Community News next week along with full, unedited video of the presentation given by Freese and Nichols Inc. on the new wastewater treatment plant.
Parker County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male suspect who attempted to forcefully enter a residence this weekend.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said a 19-year-old female victim reported she was home alone Saturday around 1:30 a.m., in the 100 block of West Tarrant Street in Millsap, when she went outside on her porch to let her dog in and saw a male standing at the corner of the home.
Effective immediately the City of Hudson Oaks is rescinding all water restrictions for residential and commercial customers. The City still encourages customers to conserve water, but there are no longer any restrictions in place for irrigation, washing cars, filling pools or any other type of water usage.
The thanked its water customers for their continued patience and cooperation during the recent water emergency. Residents, business operators and water customers are encouraged to register with the City’s Blackboard Connect phone notification system so they can be notified directly when emergencies occur. A link to the self-registration portal is on the City’s website at www.hudsonoaks.com.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aledo ISD will provide shuttles for this week's home-opening football game against Stephenville High School. Due to the expected overflow amount of traffic, buses will run between Willow Park Baptist Church and Bearcat Stadium, and between Aledo United Methodist Church and Bearcat Stadium.
Pick-up and drop-off schedules will hold true for both Willow Park Baptist Church, located at 129 S. Ranch House Road in Aledo, and Aledo United Methodist Church, at 313 Pecan St.
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Aledo senior outside hitter Christa Daniel elevates for a kill during the Ladycats' sweep over Denton Guyer Tuesday night at Guyer as senior middle Jordan Jacobs (15) and senior libero Taylor Brown (2) get into position. Daniel led the Ladycats with 11 kills, and was also named to the all-tournament team at this past weekend's Byron Nelson Tournament.
Ladycats roll to a 25-15, 25-16, 25-12 road victory
The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team raised its record to 11-6 after a convincing 25-15, 25-16, 25-12 sweep over Denton Guyer Tuesday night (Aug. 24) in a non-district match at Guyer.
Still on the road in non-district play, the Aledo Ladycats volleyball team will play today (Tuesday, Aug. 24) at Denton Guyer.
The freshman and junior varsity contests will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the varsity match at approximately 6:30 p.m.
The Ladycats (9-6) will play at the Fredericksburg tournament this weekend before finally playing its home opener on Tuesday, Aug. 31, against Stephenville.
City of Willow ParkDue to a wells malfunction, City of Willow Park Public Works Director Lance Petty has issued the stage three water restrictions for the city.
Residents may only water their lawns from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Addresses ending in even numbers may water on Sundays and Thursdays. Addresses ending in odd numbers may water on Saturdays and Wednesdays.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Numerous community members, students, parents and school officials attended the dedication ceremony for the new Aledo Ninth Grade Center Sunday, Aug. 22.At the closing of the ceremony, school board members and administration officials cut a symbolic ribbon opening the facility. Shown are (left to right) Assistant Superintendent for Special Programs Lynn McKinney, School Board member Johnny Campbell, Superintendent Don Daniel, Assistant Principal Tom Hall, School Board Members Jay Stringer and Steve Bartley, School Board President Joe Dearing, Principal Angela Tims, School Board Vice President Bobby J. Rigues and Deputy Superintendent for Instruction Marsha Miholovich.
Willow Park Mayor Ken Hawkins has scheduled an open forum on Tuesday, Willow Park City HallAug. 24. He plans to explain Willow Park's budget situation, update residents on Stagecoach Trail construction, and to address e-mails that were sent to and from council members during the time the city was negotiating to sell Deer Creek Waterworks. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Willow Park City Hall.
Aledo scored five touchdowns in the controlled portion of its scrimmage at Burleson Friday night (Aug. 20) and scored four more times during the timed portion as the Bearcats completed their final tune-up before next week's season opener against Stephenville.
The 2009 Class 4A state champion Bearcats will open their season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at home against rival Stephenville.
Against Burleson in the controlled portion of the practice game, junior all-state running back Johnathan Gray scored on touchdown runs of 53 and 70 yards, and he caught a 10-yard TD pass from junior quarterback Matt Bishop.