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Crime report

April 11, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

The Parker County Sheriff's Department received a call regarding a man shooting rubber bullets from a toy gun at Bearcat Park on Tuesday. AISD Police Chief Chawn Gilliland said the man has been identified as the father of an AISD student playing with his child at the park.

District track meet postponed

April 10, 2013 by Randy Keck

The district track meet scheduled to begin today (April 10) has been postponed for one day. Today's events will be run tomorrow, and tomorrow's scheduled events will be on Friday..

Meeting canceled

April 8, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

The Bush Legacy Republican Women will not hold a regular meeting in April at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, as the third Thursday of the month conflicts with a Texas Federation of Republican Women's gathering for Legislative Day in Austin. The next meeting with be the third Thursday in May.

Saturday Fundraiser scheduled

April 5, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo Vet Clinic will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on behalf of an employee who recently had surgery but has no insurance.

Activities include a bake sale, hotdogs and drinks.

Softball game moved

April 5, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Tonight's softball game against Southwest has been moved from Southwest to Aledo. Southwest will still play as the home team. JV starts at 5:30 and Varsity starts at 7.

Softball game rescheduled

April 4, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Due to unplayable field conditions, tonight’s softball games against Trimble Tech have been postponed until Monday, April 8. Game times of 5:30 for JV and 7 p.m. for Varsity. Saturday’s non-district Varsity game against Birdville is on as scheduled for 2 p.m.

April 5 Issue

April 4, 2013 by Randy Keck

March 22, 2013

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Commissioners Court seeks applicants for County Treasurer

April 1, 2013 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Judge's Office

Parker County Commissioners Court met Monday to establish their procedures for filling the vacancy in the position of Parker County Treasurer.

Those interested in being considered must submit a resume by email to the following address: treasurerresume@gmail.com.

Resumes must be emailed to the designated email address. Do not send resumes to individual members of Commissioners Court.

A person wanting to be considered must be a Parker County resident and must be eligible by state law to serve in an elected position. In addition the person appointed must be bondable at a bond amount determined by Commissioners Court as set by statute.

The deadline for submitting resumes is noon on Friday, April 12.

The county treasurer is the chief custodian of all county funds. The treasurer is also responsible for disbursing county funds as directed by Commissioners Court consistent with the law.

In this capacity, he or she maintains records of all deposits and withdrawals and reconciles all bank statements, thus assuring their accuracy and the safety of county funds. The county treasurer, who may be designated as the county’s investment officer, is required to submit regular reports to the Commissioners Court about the county finances.

Memorial service scheduled for Jim Thorp

March 27, 2013 by Randy Keck

A memorial service for Parker County Treasurer Jim Thorp has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 29 at Aledo United Methodist Church. Fr. Jay Atwood of St. Francis Episcopal Church will preside.

Soccer: Bearcats advance, Ladycats fall in bi-district

March 27, 2013 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcats defeated Denton 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday night to advance to the area round of the soccer playoffs against Wichita Falls. The game will be played at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 at Denton High School.

The Ladycats lost to Lake Dallas 5-0 in their bi-district outing, ending a successful season for the district champions.

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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