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Girls soccer adds to schedule

January 22, 2013 by Randy Keck

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.

Annetta City Council meeting

January 18, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

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.

Soccer games canceled

January 15, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo varsity soccer games scheduled for Tuesday, Jan.15, have been canceled.

School delayed two hours

January 15, 2013 by Randy Keck

Due to weather conditions this morning (Tuesday, Jan. 15), the Aledo ISD has announced that start of school will be delayed two hours.

AISD student get free admission to Tuesday's basketball game

January 14, 2013 by Randy Keck

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.

4-H warns of bogus fundraising

January 11, 2013 by Randy Keck

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

Bridge Closure announced

January 10, 2013 by Randy Keck

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.

Basketball update

January 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo girls basketball games originally scheduled for Jan. 15 at Arlington Heights High School have been changed to Monday, Jan. 14. Freshmen and JV play at 6 p.m. and varsity plays at 7:30 p.m.

Soccer Update

January 8, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo soccer games for the night of Tuesday, Jan 8 have been canceled.

Special council meeting called for Jan. 3

January 2, 2013 by Randy Keck

Annetta Mayor Bruce Pinckard has called a special meeting for Thursday, Jan. 3 in order to discuss the possible annexation requested by more than 500 Deer Creek Waterworks customers. At a recent meeting, the motion to discuss the issue by the city council died for lack of a second.

Mayor Pinckard's statement is as follows:

To the Citizens of Annetta, Town Council and Community at large:

A Mayor’s duties as defined by the Local Government code in the Texas Statutes and further discussed and reviewed during the December 20 council meeting include “giving the council any information, and shall recommend to the governing body any measure, that relates to improving the finances, police, health, security, cleanliness, comfort, ornament, or good government of the municipality.”

For this reason, I have chosen to call a Special Meeting on Thursday at 7:00 pm to discuss further the request put forth by over 500 customers of the Deer Creek Water Works, which is owned by the Town of Annetta, for annexation into the city. This is most obviously an issue of Good Government. Much information exists and needs to be discussed in order to make a thoughtful, informed and transparent decision whether to move forward with the public hearings and give both citizens and petitioners the right to be heard. The issue also may affect the Town’s finances, health, security and comfort. It is a reasonable issue to be heard for all the above reasons.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 1

  • AHS Ladycats vs. Springtown at Aledo;

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.
    JV, 5 p.m.
    9th, 5 p.m.

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