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Vandagriff Elementary School kindergarten student Hannah Boddye smiles big for the camera this morning (Thursday, Sept. 30) during picture day at the school. All grades of Vandagriff students are getting their pictures taken this morning.
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Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: The Southwest premier of “The Red Velvet Cake War” kicks off the new 2010-2011 season at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford over the weekends of Oct. 8-24. Shown are the cast and crew of The Red Velvet Cake War at Mama’s Wish Bed and Breakfast, birthplace of Mary Martin.
Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford opens its 2010-2011 season with the southwest premier of the latest Jones Hope Wooten play, “The Red Velvet Cake War,” beginning Friday, Oct. 8 and running weekends through Oct. 24.
Special to The Community News: Award-winning men's chorus The Vocal Majority will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School.
The Doss Heritage and Culture Center will host the eleven-time gold medal winning men’s chorus, The Vocal Majority, on Oct. 23.
Scrappy Azle came into Tuesday night's District 5-4A match against the first-place Aledo Ladycats determined to knot up the district race.
The Lady Hornets show determination on defense, but still could not handle the potent Ladycat middle hitters as senior Jordan Jacobs and sophomore Breana Sharratt combined for 22 kills to lead Aledo past Azle, 25-14, 25-18, 25-20, in district action at the Aledo High School gym.
The win raises the Ladycats' district mark to a sparkling 6-0, while the Lady Hornets drop to 4-2. State-ranked No. 14 Aledo (24-8) will continue district play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at rival Springtown (5-1).
Special to The Community News: Judge Ben Sasin gives the oath of office to Weatherford PD's latest member, Travis Bramow.The Weatherford Police Department welcomed its newest member, Officer Travis Bramow, on Thursday, Sept. 23. Bramow was issued the oath of office by Judge Ben Sasin. Bramow grew up in Justin, Texas and graduated from Northwest High School in 2005. After high school, he joined the United States Marines, where he completed two tours in Iraq. He graduated from Tarrant County College Police Academy in June 2010 as a certified peace officer and was awarded Most Distinguished, which he said was a great honor because the award was determined by votes from his peers.
UT-AustinThe lockdown has been lifted at the University of Texas at Austin.
In a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Robert Dahlsbom, campus police chief, said that authorities believe the shooter that entered the campus library this morning and opened fired before turning the gun on himself is believed to be a student. He said that there were reports of minor injuries, but were not related to the gun shots. Dahlsbom said the injuries came from students running to safety.
Dominic Genetti/The Community NewsWillow Park Mayor Ken Hawkins signs off on one of the many documents that finalizes the sale of the Deer Creek and Dyegard water systems to the cities of Hudson Oaks and Annetta.
Ownership becomes official Friday Oct. 1 at the start of the new fiscal year.
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10:19 p.m.-No action in Executive Session. Meeting adjourned.
9:35 p.m.-Motion passes. Council is in Executive Session.
9:33 p.m.-Hickerson makes the motion, Alderman seconds, for the finalization to move the sale forward.
9:31 p.m.-Council is discussing the acquisition of the Deer Creek and Dyegard water systems. The ETJ boundaries play a major role in the sale that is officially finalized on Oct. 1 (the first day of the 2010 fiscal year budget)
9:17 p.m.-Next item: Willow Park's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). Rider Scott is addressing the council.
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Aledo senior libero Taylor Brown handles a serve as senior Christa Daniel (13) gets into position in a recent match. The district-leading Ladycats will host Azle in a 5-4A match at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 28) at the Aledo High School gym.
Azle brings 4-1 record into match against No. 14 Ladycats
The Azle Lady Hornets will buzz into Aledo Tuesday night in hopes on knotting the District 5-4A race.
First serve will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Aledo High School gym.
The Ladycats (23-8) will bring a 5-0 record into the district match, while Azle sits a match back with Springtown as both teams are at 4-1.