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Granger to speak to Zonta luncheon

April 24, 2012 by Randy Keck

Rep. Kay GrangerRep. Kay Granger (R-Fort Worth) will be the keynote speaker at the annual Zonta of Parker County Status of Women Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford. In her eighth term, Rep. Granger represents the 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, the first Republican woman to represent Texas in the House.

In addition to Granger’s address, the luncheon honors the 2012-13 ZCPC scholarship recipients and will introduce the ZCPC Clubwoman of the Year for 2011-12.

“Rep. Granger is no stranger to us here in Weatherford,” said Linda Bagwell, ZCPC president. “She has served as a role model for many of us women here and beyond, actually, and is the perfect choice to keynote the most important of our Zonta lunches during the year. Our mission – to advance the status of women – has long been a charge for Rep. Granger, as well.”

“We certainly want to extend the invitation and open the doors wide for Parker County to come and get to know what Zonta of Parker County is all about,” Bagwell said. “ZCPC is an extraordinary club, and our members are those who understand not only the local but the global perspective, as well, of our responsibility to advance the status of women in whatever way we can.”

Run, Walk or Crawl set for Saturday

April 24, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners take off in the 2011 Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids.

The seventh annual Aledo Children's AdvoCats Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids is set for Saturday, April 28. The Kiddie 1k begins at 8 a.m. and the 5k begins at 8:30 a.m. at Aledo High School.

Proceeds from the event benefit the needs of children in the Aledo Independent School District.

Click Here to register online.

Softball Playoffs

April 23, 2012 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 7:00pm

The Aledo Ladycats will play Western Hills for the bi-district championships in a three-game series beginning Friday, April 27.

Game 1 - Friday, April 27 at Western Hills
Game 2 - Saturday, April 28 at Aledo
Game 3 (if necessary) - Monday, April 30 at Weatherford

Hudson Oaks City Council Agenda for 4/26/2012

April 23, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Agenda
City of Hudson Oaks
210 North Lakeshore Drive
Hudson Oaks, Texas 76087
Regular City Council Meeting
Thursday
April 26, 2012

CITY COUNCIL SESSION 7:00 P.M.
Call to order

PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE

1. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
2. Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.

PROCLAMATIONS

1. National Public Service Recognition Week, May 6-12
2. National Public Works Week, May 20-26
3. National Police Week, May 13-19

A. CITIZEN COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Citizens who have signed a form to speak to the City Council will be heard at this time. In compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, unless the subject matter of the presentation is on the agenda, the city staff and City Council members are prevented from discussing the subject and may respond only with statements of factual information or existing city policy.
B. ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST
Items of community interest include expressions of thanks, congratulations, or condolence; information regarding holiday schedules; honorary recognitions of city officials, employees or citizens; reminders about upcoming events sponsored by the city or other entity that is scheduled to be attended by a city official or employee; and announcements involving imminent threats to the public health and safety.
C. CONSENT AGENDA

Ride for Heroes completes successful event

April 21, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: More than 1100 riders turned out to participate in the 10th annual Moritz Chevrolet Ride for Heroes on Saturday morning. The ride started and finished at Aledo High School.

Click on the picture above for a photo gallery from the ride.

Location of baseball games switched

April 20, 2012 by Randy Keck

Due to the Ride for Heroes in Aledo on Saturday, April 21, the Aledo Bearcats baseball game scheduled against Arlington Heights will be played AT Arlington Heights High School. Arlington Heights will play in Aledo on Saturday, April 28.

Golfers qualify for state

April 20, 2012 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News
The Aledo girls golf team of Savannah Moody, Quincy Ballard, Taylor Brookshire, Jesse Bearden and Haley Gann qualified for the State golf tournament by finishing second in the Region I golf tournament in Abilene played on April 18-19. Logan Lambert also qualified for the State tournament by posting scores of 74-74 in the Boys Regional tournament. Logan will compete as an individual medalist. The 4A State Golf Tournament will be played on April 30 and May 1 at Jimmy Clay Golf Club in Austin.

Student pianists prepare to graduate

April 19, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Burch studentsFive pianists from The Burch School of Music are graduating high school this spring, but all can be seen in public performances over the next three months.

Sarah Young, daughter of Barry and Sue Young of Willow Park, will perform a solo piano recital at Steinway Hall in Fort Worth at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. Upon graduation from Aledo High School, Sarah will enter Texas Christian University as an International Business major.

Amelia Rosenberger, daughter of Brian and Kyla Rosenberger of Aledo, will perform with the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas ar 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, where she will perform both trombone and piano with the orchestra. Upon graduation from Aledo High School, Amelia will enter Oklahoma State University as a trombone performance major.

Caleb Hughes, son of Dr. Scott and Christie Hughes of Weatherford, will perform a solo piano recital at Northside Baptist Church in Weatherford at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. He will also be combining his recital with his graduation ceremony since he is home-schooled. Caleb will enter Abilene Christian University in the fall as a political science major with a piano minor.

Two AISD busses involved in accidents

April 18, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Randy Keck/The Community News: A motorcycle whose rider attempted to bypass traffic on FM5 Wednesday afternoon ended up under an Aledo ISD school bus that was making a turn onto Koldin Lane. No students on the bus were injured. The rider of the motorcycle suffered major injuries, but was reported to be conversant before being transported by ambulance.
Two Aledo ISD busses were involved in separate accidents while carrying children home from school today.

A school bus was rear ended on Front Street in Aledo and another, more serious accident involved a school bus being struck by a motorcycle driver who attempted to bypass traffic on FM5.

No children are reported to be injured, but the driver of the motorcycle slid under one of the busses and had two of his limbs almost completely severed in the crash.

He was taken to the hospital and parents were contacted to pick up their children from the scene of the accident.

More details will be posted as they become available.

Upcoming free events for the kids

April 18, 2012 by Megan Parks

Go to www.kidsbowlfree.com and sign up your child for 2 games of free bowling. Once you sign up they will email you with coupons that you take in and use. I did this last summer and the kids loved it.

www.Lowes.com/buildandgrow
April 28 - Terrarium
Terrarium
May 12 - Picture Frame Planter

www.homedepot.com/workshops
May 5 - Planter Box

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