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Eagles take flight

August 3, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Trinity Christian Academy head football coach Darrell LeJeune works with Eagles quarterbacks Tuesday morning at McCall Elementary School. The Eagles began two-a-day practices on Monday. TCA will hold its first scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at Happy Hill Academy in Granbury. For more on the Eagles, see the Aug. 6 issue of The Community News.

Hudson Oaks water safe for drinking

August 3, 2010 by Randy Keck

Because of the water outage in Weatherford, city residents are being asked to boil water for consumption until further notice. Hudson Oaks, however, has determined that its water is safe to drink, although some water restrictions remain in effect.

City Administrator Sheri Campbell-Husband issued the following statement Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 3:

Thanks to Hudson Oaks water customers’ compliance with Stage 3 restrictions the City’s water system has stabilized without having to draw surface water from Weatherford. The City of Hudson Oaks wants its water customers to know that Hudson Oaks water is safe to use for all domestic purposes, including consumption, without boiling the water.

County offices closed again Tuesday

August 2, 2010 by Randy Keck

Services curtailed for second day in wake of water main break

Parker County Judge Mark Riley has closed most county government offices in the City of Weatherford on Tuesday, Aug. 3 due to a water main break within the City of Weatherford.

This closure includes county offices in the following buildings in Weatherford: the Parker County Courthouse, the Parker County Courthouse Annex, Parker County Adult Probation Building, Parker County Agriculture Extension Building and the Parker County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Building.

The Parker County District Courts building may open at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Big blast

August 2, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo senior hitter Lindsey Baird tries to spike a ball past senior middle Jordan Jacobs Monday afternoon during the Ladycats second practice of the day at the AHS gym as head coach Kathy Goings looks on in the background.

Area mayors follow Deen's lead

August 2, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News: Hudson Oaks Mayor Pat Deen was the first mayor to back out of the united cities proposal made by Mayor Ken Hawkins of Willow Park. The plan calls for the uniting of the six cities of East Parker County; Aledo, Hudson Oaks, the Annettas and Willow Park.
Six days after Willow Park Mayor Ken Hawkins officially proposed to the public that the six cities of East Parker County merge and become one, three area mayors have confirmed that they want their cities removed from discussions.

City declares water emergency

August 2, 2010 by Randy Keck

The City of Hudson Oaks has declared a water emergency effective immediately. Text of the notice sent from the city is as follows:

Due to a water main break at the Weatherford Lake Water Treatment Facility, the City of Hudson Oaks has declared a water emergency and imposed Stage 3 water restrictions, effective immediately.

Stage 3 of the City’s Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan is triggered when water demand for the delivery system exceeds delivery capacity because delivery capacity is inadequate, or when the water supply system is unable to delivery water due to the failure or damage of major water system components. The main break at the Weatherford facility falls into both categories.

Water outage forces closure of county offices

August 2, 2010 by Randy Keck

A water outage in the City of Weatherford caused the closure of all county offices today (Monday, Aug. 2).

According to a press release from the City of Weatherford, due to a critical pipe failure "City of Weatherford water customers may be without water for an extended period of time. At this time, city staff is asking residents to refrain from all non-essential water use."

County government offices affected by the closure include the Parker County Courthouse, the Parker County Courthouse Annex, the Parker County District Courts Building and the Parker County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 building.

Ladycats survive "Going's Mile" run; first day of practice begins this morning

August 2, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

Paced by senior middle hitter Jordan Jacobs (inside lane), the Aledo Ladycats volleyball team pushes off the start line to begin their annual mile run early Monday morning at Bearcat Stadium. Each lady is required to finish the mile in eight minutes to be allowed to practice. All varsity members finished the run in the required time.

All varsity Ladycats finish mile in required time

As she does annually, Aledo Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings began the 2010 volleyball season with a mile run - a run each player must finish in eight minutes or less to be allowed to practice.

Shredding Day

July 30, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Lynda Wright (far left) of Aledo takes advantage of free shredding Friday afternoon at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce parking lot in Willow Park. Doyle Moss of Moss Insurance Group and the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the all-day event. Shown with Wright are (from left) East Parker County Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Flowers, Bulldog Shredders On-Site Document Destruction representative Charles A. Green and Moss.

Bulldog Shredders of Millsap will also be at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo from 4-8 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Willow Park Baptist Church.

Ladycats begin 2010 season Monday with "Going's Mile"

July 29, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

James Albritton/The Community News

Aledo senior outside hitter Christa Daniel sends down a spike last year during a Class 4A playoff match. The Ladycats begin two-a-day workouts for the 2010 season on Monday, Aug. 2.

Ladycats begin grueling first-week workout schedule with mile run

The 2010 Aledo Ladycats volleyball team will begin August two-a-day workouts on Monday, Aug. 2 with the "Going's Mile" run at 7:30 a.m. at Bearcat Stadium.

Each Ladycat is required to run a mile in eight minutes or less or she will not be able to practice. Last season, every varsity Ladycat ran the mile in less than eight minutes.

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