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Early voting dates and times

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

EARLY VOTING SITES AND HOURS

Early voting sites and hours for voting by personal appearance for the General Election to be held on May 14, 2011 elections in the Cities of Weatherford, Willow Park, Hudson Oaks and Annetta, and for the Weatherford College Board of Trustees as conducted by Parker County, Texas are as follows:

Main Early Voting Site:
Parker County Courthouse Annex
1112 Santa Fe Dr.
Annex Kitchen
Weatherford, TX

Branch Early Voting Sites:

Springtown City Hall
102 East 2nd St.
City Council Meeting Room
Springtown, TX

Weatherford College
Doss Student Center
225 College Park Dr.
Allene Strain Community Room
Weatherford, TX

Peaster Middle School
8512 FM RD 920
School Board Meeting Room
Peaster, TX

Top educator

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community NewsRandy Keck/The Community News

Stuard Elementary School teacher Julie Frey is congratulated after receiving the 2011 Marva Collins Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more about the awards and see full coverage in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Click on the photo above for a photo gallery from the event.

Aledo Ladycats Area Softball Playoffs

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/05/2011 - 7:00pm

Randy Keck/The Community News: Ladycat hurler Kacie Brann recorded 13 strikeouts against Arlington Heights in bi-district action last week.Randy Keck/The Community News: Ladycat hurler Kacie Brann recorded 13 strikeouts against Arlington Heights in bi-district action last week.The Aledo Ladycats will face the Stephenville Honeybees in the Area round of the 4-A softball playoffs in a three game series.
Game 1 is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at Stephenville.
Game 2 is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Ladycat Softball Field
Game 3 (if needed) will be 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Mineral Wells

Check www.community-news.com for game scores and updates.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Passes accepted: THSCA, TGCA, Districts 5-AAAA, 6-AAAA and 8-AAAA administrator passes

Two Aledoans qualify for state

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

Mark Campbell/Azle News: Johnathan Gray (third from left) starts the 100 meter run at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. Gray finished in second place with a time of 11:04, earning a trip to the state meet in Austin.Mark Campbell/Azle News: Johnathan Gray (third from left) starts the 100 meter run at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. Gray finished in second place with a time of 11:04, earning a trip to the state meet in Austin.

Shea Paul Wood cleared 14-00 to finish in first place in pole vaulting at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. The leap earns Wood a trip to the State Meet in Austin on May 13-14. He will be joined by Johnathan Gray, who finished second in the 100 Meters.

More photos and information will be in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

New youth football league registration - UPDATED

May 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/07/2011 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Special to The Community News

Registration has been moved to the Aledo Community Center Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Aledo Football Association, in conjunction with Aledo Lions Club Youth Activities, will sponsor a Youth Football and Cheerleading League for the 2011 season which will play in the long established Fort Worth Southwest YMCA youth football league.

Baseball bi-district playoff set

May 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo bi-district playoffs have been scheduled as a three-game series as follows:
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Trimble Tech
7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Aledo

The third game, if necessary, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Trimble Tech.

Check www.community-news.com for game updates and scores.

Run, Walk, Crawl draws large numbers

April 30, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners check their times following this morning's Run, Walk or Crawl event.Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners check their times following this morning's Run, Walk or Crawl event.

Today's Aledo Children's AdvoCats' Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids had reportedly record numbers of participants. Click on the photo above for a photo gallery from the event. Read all about it in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats clinch district; Ladycats win bi-district

April 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Lauren Durham drove in two runs in the first inning to put the Ladycats up 2-0 at that point.Randy Keck/The Community News: Lauren Durham drove in two runs in the first inning to put the Ladycats up 2-0 at that point.

The Aledo Ladycats took advantage of numerous defensive missteps on the part of Arlington Heights tonight to capture the bi-district crown 12-0. Behind the pitching of Kacie Brann, who recorded 13 strikeouts in five innings, the Ladycats will advance to face the winner of the Stephenville-Joshua series now under way.

At the same time, the Bearcat baseball team Keller Timberview 15-1 to become the outright district champion.

Playoff information will be posted as it becomes available. Check the May 6 issue of The Community News for full coverage and photos.

Annual Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids

April 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/30/2011 - 6:30am - 10:00am

Randy Keck/The Community News: A young runner completes the 1K fun run at the 2010 Run, Walk or Crawl.Randy Keck/The Community News: A young runner completes the 1K fun run at the 2010 Run, Walk or Crawl.

The annual Aledo Children’s AdvoCats Run, Walk or Crawl is set for Saturday, April 30 at Aledo High School. The annual event raises funds for projects in the Aledo Independent School District that benefit underprivileged children.

The Kiddie K Fun Run begins at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K at 8:30 a.m. Race day registration is from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. The awards presentation is at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, visit http://www.aledoadvocats.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&i... or call

Four athletes make college commitments

April 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Four Aledo High School athletes participated in a signing/walk on ceremony this afternoon at the indoor practice facility. Shown are (from left) Stephanie Neely - Texas A&M Commerce (Soccer Scholarship); Taylor Dedeke - Philadelphia University (Tennis Scholarship); Justin Breshears - Texas A&M (Football Walk-on); Kevin Frantz - West Texas A&M (Football Walk-on)Randy Keck/The Community News: Four Aledo High School athletes participated in a signing/walk on ceremony this afternoon at the indoor practice facility. Shown are (from left) Stephanie Neely - Texas A&M Commerce (Soccer Scholarship); Taylor Dedeke - Philadelphia University (Tennis Scholarship); Justin Breshears - Texas A&M (Football Walk-on); Kevin Frantz - West Texas A&M (Football Walk-on)

Read more about the commitments in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Sports Calendar

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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