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Ladycats start with a bang

August 9, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Freshman Mykah Wilson puts down a kill in Aledo's second game against Midway today at Aledo High School.

The Aledo volleyball team began its regular season today with a convincing win in three games over Waco Midway, 25-11, 25-21 and 25-19.

The 'Cats began each of the three games behind, but generally controlled throughout the match.

Following the Waco match Aledo was scheduled to play Granbury. Watch for scores here at community-news.com, and get full reports in the Aug. 12 issue of The Community News.

Volleyball season begins tomorrow

August 8, 2011 by Randy Keck

Aledo's high school volleyball season kicks off two weeks before the start of school with a dual match against Granbury and Waco Midway tomorrow at 4 p.m. Games are scheduled for varsity, JV, 9A and 9B.

Check our full sports calendar under development at www.community-news.com/printsports

Check www.community-news.com/sports for information after the game.

City moves to Stage 5 rationing

August 3, 2011 by Randy Keck

From the City of Willow Park
The City of Willow Park has issued a stage 5 water restriction due to the extreme drought conditions we are experiencing. These conditions continue to lower the aquifer levels and are contributing to the loss of our reserves. Stage 5 restrictions are as follows: outside watering is prohibited at all times. Customers in violation will be issued a citation of up to $500 dollars. Stage 5 restrictions are effective immediately and will resume until our reserves have recovered. Thank you for your efforts to conserve water.

Aledo High School Class Schedules

August 1, 2011 by Randy Keck

Aledo High School hand out the students’ schedules on Aug 12 in the high school cafeteria. Seniors will pick their schedules up from 9-10 a.m., juniors from 10:30-11:30, and sophomores will receive theirs from 1:30-2:30 on that day.

Parkfest looking for vendors

August 1, 2011 by Randy Keck

The City of Willow Park is gearing up for the eighth annual ParkFest to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

Four types of booth spaces will be available:

Non-profit agencies and churches - no charge, but are asked to provide a carnival game for children who attend.

Garden area vendors - $40 and no electricity is available, located behind the Demonstration Garden.

Easy-Access vendors - $50 with additional electricity (limited) if desired adding $15, located on the parking lot in front of the police station.

Business area vendors charge is $60, located on the playground, and should contact Lisa Flowers at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.

Estes to speak to county GOP

July 31, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/04/2011 - 7:00pm

Craig EstesState Senator Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) will speak to the Parker County Republican Party at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug 4 at the Doss Student Center, Alene Strain Room at Weatherford College. Estes’ district includes Parker County.

Free Back to School Program

July 30, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman will present a free session “Back to School Success: Preparing your child for a healthy, happy return to school” from noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Lone Star Medial Plaza in Willow Park. Presenters will be pediatricians Jessica Ramsey, M.D. and Sandra Rodriguez, D.O. Attendees will learn about the healthy development of school-age children and get nutrition tips and up-to-date information on immunizations. Sandwiches, chips and cookies will be served. Reservations are required by Aug. 5. To reserve a place, call 817-341-PINK (7465) or visit www.WeatherfordRegional.com/HealthyWoman.

Sheriff seeking help solving horse shooting

July 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

Parker County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the suspect(s) involved in a horse shooting incident Sunday, July 17, 2011.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the incident which left a horse dead was reported by the owner to have occurred sometime between 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

The horse owner told deputies she performed a routine security check Sunday when she discovered her 14-year-old quarter horse “Lacy” lying motionless on the ground about 100 yards from the fence off of Chisholm Hills Road, and had been shot in the neck.

Chisholm Hills Road is off White Settlement northeast of Willow Park.

Riney named All-Star Defensive MVP

July 27, 2011 by Randy Keck

Courtesy of Tim BuchananIn an image from the scoreboard at Cowboys Stadium, Rylan Riney of Aledo is presented the Defensive Most Valuable Player Award for the Texas High School Coaches Association All Star Game played Tuesday night. According to an ESPN report of the game, “Riney made his mark on the game with eight minutes left in the fourth, returning an interception 27 yards for a score.” Riney’s North squad won the game 38-14. Riney was featured in last week’s issue of The Community News.

Cowboys Stadium to Host 2011 UIL Football Championships

July 25, 2011 by Randy Keck

AUSTIN, Texas—The 2011 UIL Conference 1A-5A football state championships will be held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, the UIL announced Monday.
 
“We are excited to bring the UIL football championships back to Cowboys Stadium, one of the premiere venues in the state,” said UIL Director of Athletics Dr. Mark Cousins. “We will work closely with Cowboys Stadium in providing a first-class state championship experience and look forward to creating memorable moments for our student participants and fans.”
 

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