State Rep. Phil King reports "Great Breaking News! I don't have all the details, but I understand the state district court in Austin overturned the order granting the permit for the waste transfer station in Willow Park. This is a big win for our local community. More details to come."
The Parker County Republican Women are offering a $1,000 educational scholarship to a university, college, or technical school for the 2013-14 school year. The scholarship is named for its longtime and founding member, Anne Bergman. Funds from the scholarship will be paid directly to the institution.
The scholarship requires that the student be a resident of Parker County and a graduating senior in 2013. Applicants must submit a scholarship packet containing grades, letters of recommendation and a short essay, "What Freedom Means To Me."
Deadline to apply is April 15.
Packets can be obtained from Rena Peden at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 817-448-9969. Packets with a 2012 date will also be accepted and can be downloaded from the Parker County Republican Women's website. Requests can also be made by mail at: Rena Peden, 204 Covered Bridge Dr., Fort Worth, TX, 76108.
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The annual Dinner and Auction hosted by the Aledo Band Boosters will run from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 in the Aledo High School cafeteria. This important fundraiser benefits more than 500 students in the Aledo ISD band program. Throughout the evening entertainment will be provided by all of the Aledo ISD bands.
Dozens of fantastic items, services and theme baskets will be auctioned in the live and silent auction. One of the highlights of the annual event is the opportunity to “pie” a band director.
Click here to download an order form.
Dinner will be catered by Babe’s Chicken Dinner House. The menu includes chicken fried steak, chicken fingers, Grandma’s corn, mashed potatoes, cream gravy and a variety of homemade desserts.
To order dinner tickets, send a check made payable to Aledo Band Boosters, Attn: Tickets, P.O. Box 476, Aledo, TX, 76008. Tickets are $14 and must be ordered no later than Feb. 1. Tickets will be held at will-call. This event is a family friendly and open to the public. It is not necessary to have a dinner ticket to attend and enjoy the music and auction.
For more information, email Marti Schafer at email@example.com.
The Aledo girls soccer team added a game to their schedule against Crowley for boyh JV and Varsity at Bearcat Stadium. Action begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan 25.
Dennis Thompson and Tracie Fambrough, two members of the Water Advisory Board, were dismissed by the Annetta City Council at Thursday evening's meeting. More details will be in the Jan. 25 issue of The Community News.
Aledo varsity soccer games scheduled for Tuesday, Jan.15, have been canceled.
Due to weather conditions this morning (Tuesday, Jan. 15), the Aledo ISD has announced that start of school will be delayed two hours.
All Aledo ISD students (K-12) will get free admission to tomorrow's (Tuesday, Jan. 15) Bearcat basketball game against Arlington Heights. The varsity plays at 7:30 p.m. Freshman and JV games are at 6 p.m. at Aledo High School.
The Parker County 4-H has released the following statement:
Our office has been notified that there may be someone calling local businesses and individuals soliciting donations for 4-H. At this time, the Parker County 4-H and Youth Development Program and the Aledo 4-H Club are NOT seeking any donations. If you receive any calls or correspondence seeking donations to the local 4-H Program, please ask for their name and contact information and provide it to:
Kayla B. Neill
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
County Extension Agent, Parker County
4-H and Youth Development
Parker County Pct. 4 Commissioner Dusty Renfro has announced that the bridge on Crown Road will be closed for repairs and widening. Work is scheduled to begin Jan. 21 and is expected to be completed and reopened to the public by Feb. 15. This bridge is located on Crown Road, about one mile east of Mikus Road. Alternative routes will be Mikus Rd, East Lake and Ranch House Road.