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Trusting Hym at Texas Opry

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Bobcat BillYes, yes, we know, last month Crimson River Quartet was supposed to open The Texas Opry's maiden First Thursday Night Gospel Show on Sept. 2nd. But, at the last minute lead singer Gary Wood was called to his aging mother's bedside in South Texas. So, another EXCELLENT Gospel Trio, Trusting Hym, kindly substituted for Crimson River. Trusting Hym is a trio of ladies from the Dallas area that delivered a great performance ending in a standing ovation.

Weatherford writer will hit air waves

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

WeatherfordWeatherford author Jeremy Lane will be a guest on Authors First, a weekly radio show broadcast on the Artist First Radio Network.
Jeremy will join host Tony Kay to discuss the release of “Here and Gone: A Collection of Short Stories”, a short story collection published in paperback by Print-On-Demand publisher LULU.

The collection is also available in eBook format (readable on Apple’s iPhone and iPad, Amazon’s Kindle, and numerous other electronic reading devices) through online Publisher SMASHWORDS.

His currently published works are currently available for purchase through Barnes & Noble, and will be available through Amazon and other major retailers in the coming weeks.

District-leading Ladycats continue 5-4A play at Birdville

October 4, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Jim Sharratt/Special to The Community News

Aledo junior defensive specialist Hannah Loftin handles the ball as seniors Taylor Brown (2) and Christa Daniel (13) get into position. The first-place Ladycats will continue District 5-4A action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at second-place Birdville.

7-0 Ladycats face another district challenge against 5-2 Birdville

After winning their first five District 5-4A games, the state-ranked No. 11 Aledo Ladycats faced a situation last week where they would play the two teams tied for second place, Azle and Springtown.

Model Agency Award

October 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Special to The Community NewsThe East Parker County Center of Hope received the Tarrant Area Food Bank Model Agency Award and a $5,000 check. The award is given out to agencies each year. Pictured from the left are Laura Noll, East Parker County Center of Hope Director and Jane Wilsky, Weatherford Center of Hope Director.

Girl Scout camp vandalized

October 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Special to CN: A window was one of the many things vandalized at the local Girl Scouts camp.Recently, Weatherford Police Department was contacted by representatives of the local Girl Scouts of America who reported that several buildings at the Girl Scout camp, located at 1419 Holland Lake Dr, had been vandalized including the 120 year old, single room, rock cabins.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found multiple windows broken, a fire extinguisher discharged, and graffiti on several of walls inside the buildings. The suspects spray painted “SKJ”, “Westside” and “420”.

National Night Out in Hudson Oaks

October 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Hudson OaksTuesday, October 5 is National Night Out in Texas and the
City of Hudson Oaks is hosting three neighborhood events in honor of the occasion.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is an event developed by the National Association of Town
Watch. It is designed to: heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate
support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthen
neighborhood spirit and police‐community partnerships; and send a message to
criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
This year, in order to encourage citizens to get out to meet their neighbors and learn
more about how citizens can work together to fight crime, the City is hosting three

7th Annual Tombstone Tour

October 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

WeatherfordLovers of history, graveyards and great stories should mark their calendars now for the Seventh Annual Tombstones Tour at Old City Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford.

Sponsored by the Parker County Heritage Society, this year’s Tombstones Tour focuses on families who have impacted the rich heritage of this community with all presenters discussing the impact on Weatherford during the Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918.

Water Well Screening Day

October 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Parker CountyThe Parker County Office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service is sponsoring a water well screening day for area residents Wednesday, Oct. 20.

The well water screening day is designated to inform private water well owners and users on the condition of their well water of possible contamination from common contaminants, according to Jon Green, Parker County Extension Agent-Agriculture.

Contaminants for which water will be screened include fecal coliform, salinity and nitrates.

Ladycats hold off Springtown to stay unbeaten in 5-4A

October 2, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Coming back from a 2-1 deficit in games, the Aledo Ladycats won game four by a 25-16 count and rode that momentum to win decisive game five in blowout fashion, 15-6, over the Springtown Lady Porcupines Friday night in District 5-4A action at Springtown.

The 25-27, 25-22, 22-25, 25-16, 15-6 win elevates the Ladycats' record to 25-8 and 7-0 in district play. Aledo will continue district play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Birdville.

"Coach (Kathy) Goings told us (after game three) that there was no way we were going to lose the match," senior middle hitter Jordan Jacobs said. "We are a tight-knit team, and we just drew closer, got focused and refused to lose.

"Our goal is to go undefeated in district, and we can still achieve that."

No. 1 Bearcats use balanced attack in 62-21 win over Springtown

October 2, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior running back Johnathan Gray rushed for 211 yards and scored four touchdowns, and junior quarterback Matt Bishop completed 17 of 22 passes for 227 yards and three touchdowns to lead the state-ranked No. 1 Bearcats to a convincing 62-21 victory over Springtown Friday night in a District 5-4A contest at Springtown.

The win raises the Bearcats record to 2-0 in district play and 5-0 overall.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

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