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Garden Party Parade

May 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The East Parker Library Garden Party held today featured a parade of colorful spring hats.Randy Keck/The Community News: The East Parker Library Garden Party held today featured a parade of colorful spring hats.

The Friends of the East Parker County Library held their annual Garden Party today at the historic Hood cabin on Jenkins Road. The weather cooperated for the "rain or shine" event and numerous supporters of the library found much to enjoy. More photos will be in the May 27 issue of The Community News.

Arrest made in injury to a child case

May 20, 2011 by Randy Keck

From the Weatherford Police Dept

On Wednesday, 05/18/2011, at approx 2pm, Weatherford Police officers and investigators were contacted by staff at the Weatherford Regional Medical Center in reference to a one year old child that had been brought into their facility with suspicious injuries. The child apparently suffered injuries to her head and due to the nature of the injury an investigation was initiated by responding officers and investigators. The investigation continued into Thursday, 05/19/2011, when an arrest warrant was obtained for the suspect in the case.

Deputies arrest Aledo man for ID theft and drug charges

May 18, 2011 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept.

A Good Samaritan approached Parker County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday afternoon with a wallet which was found near the boat dock at Old Tin Top Road.

The act of kindness turned into an arrest of the owner of the wallet after a brief investigation.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the deputies discovered three additional identification cards inside the wallet belonging to male individuals from Utah, California and Texas.

The owner of the wallet was contacted and met with deputies later that same afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies questioned the man about the additional driver’s licenses.

The suspect, identified as Clayton Neil Stewart, 18, told deputies he “found” the identifications and kept them in his possession.

Ninth Grade Center to be renamed in honor of Daniel

May 17, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: School board members posed with retiring AISD Superintendent Don Daniel at his last school board meeting Monday.Randy Keck/The Community News: School board members posed with retiring AISD Superintendent Don Daniel at his last school board meeting Monday. Shown are (from left) Johnny Campbell, Steve Bartley, Bobby J. Rigues, Joe Dearing, Daniel, Hoyt Harris, David Davis and Jay Stringer.

Members of the Aledo ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name the Aledo High School Ninth Grade Center in honor of retiring Superintendent Don Daniel. In introducing the subject, School Board President Joe Dearing said there is no better way to honor an educator than to name a school after him.

Intent Approach

May 16, 2011 by Randy Keck

Travis Harsch/Special to The Community News: Shea Paul Wood makes his approach during the state 4A track meet held at the University of Texas in Austin. Wood cleared 13 feet, 6 inches to tie for eighth place. Teammate Johnathan Gray finished fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 10.90.Travis Harsch/Special to The Community News: Shea Paul Wood makes his approach during the state 4A track meet held at the University of Texas in Austin. Wood cleared 13 feet, 6 inches to tie for eighth place. Teammate Johnathan Gray finished fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 10.90.

Check the May 20 issue of The Community News for additional photos.

Un-Mandate: Hawkins unseated by Glasgow 516-66

May 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

Willow Park
Willow Park voters spoke in a big way Saturday night when they overwhelmingly elected Marvin Glasgow over incumbent mayor Kenneth Hawkins. Glasgow won the election with 88.66 percent of the vote.

In the race for Place 1 on the Willow Park City Council, Richard Neverdousky likewise received the lion's share of votes over Tim Koirtyohann to replace the exiting Barry Tatum. Neverdousky received 489 votes (86.24%) to Koirtyohann's 78 (13.76%).

Gene Martin ran unopposed for Place 2, receiving 418 votes.

Annetta
Annetta Mayor Bruce Pinckard survived a concerted attempt to unseat him, winning over challenger Bruce Moore with 93 votes to Moore's 84.

Dreams on Wings Takes Off

May 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: More than 500 people participated in Saturday morning's Dreams on Wings 5k held by the Hemispherectomy Foundation.Randy Keck/The Community News: More than 500 people participated in Saturday morning's Dreams on Wings 5k held by the Hemispherectomy Foundation.

Get full details of the race in the May 20 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats fall to Burleson

May 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcats scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to come from behind and tie the final game of the Area Championship game this afternoon, but Burleson tacked another run in the bottom of the inning to win 7-6.

Full details will be in the May 20 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats win, Ladycats fall in playoff action

May 13, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcats evened their three game series against the Burleson Elks with a 5-1 win Friday night, setting up an Area Championship showdown Saturday at 1 p.m. at Southwest High School in Fort Worth.

While the Bearcats lived to fight another day, the young Aledo Ladycats softball team saw their season come to an end as Burleson won 4-1 to take the series 2-0 in the Regional Quarterfinal.

Full details of the playoff series can be found in the May 20 issue of The Community News. Scores and updates of Saturday's game can be found here at www.community-news.com.

Weatherford ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year

May 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year: First Financial Bank in Weatherford Chairman and CEO Doyle Lee (left) presents Tison Middle School eighth grade science teacher Michelle Grubbs with the WISD Secondary Teacher of the Year honor at Monday's luncheon at the Doss Heritage and Culture CenterWeatherford ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year: First Financial Bank in Weatherford Chairman and CEO Doyle Lee (left) presents Tison Middle School eighth grade science teacher Michelle Grubbs with the WISD Secondary Teacher of the Year honor at Monday's luncheon at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, October 1

  • Aledo Middle School 7G, 8G, 7B, 8B at Brewer Meet, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 2

  • AHS JV at Granbury, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at North Central Texas Academy, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3

  • Trinity Christian Academy at Fort Worth Hill School;
    JH, 5:00 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:00 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS at Burleson Centennial;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 4

  • AHS Varsity at Nike South Invitational, Bear Branch Sports Park, 5205 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, 7:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Reunion Run, Joe Wheeler Park, Decatur, Texas 76234, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, October 6

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Granbury Invitational 36 holes, Pecan Plantation, 8 a.m.

  • AHS JV Girls & Boys at Midlothian Fall JV Tournament, Mansfield National GC, 8:30 a.m.

  • Week of Oct. 6, Optional, Aledo Middle School at Mid-Cities Tournament

Tuesday, October 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison MS at Aledo MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Tison MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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