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Aledo Homecoming Parade 2010

September 20, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Photo and Video

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Ashley Attaway, an Aledo High School Homecoming Queen candidate, waves to the crowd along Bailey Ranch Road during the 2010 Homecoming Parade Monday afternoon.

The parade kicks off a week of Homecoming festivities, which include the Bearcats football game at 7:30 p.m. Friday night and the Homecoming Dance on Saturday night.

Willow Park workshop, city council meetings 9/20/10

September 20, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Willow Park City Hall
11:51p.m.-No action taken in executive session. Meeting adjourned.

10:46p.m. After short discussions, the council goes into executive session.

10:37p.m.-The Pyle and Fawcett additions are new developments coming to Willow Park. Hawkins just said that Gordon Swift is the engineer for the developer of that project who is out of San Francisco. Because Swift is also the Senior City Engineer, it would be a conflict of interest for him to review the plats on behalf of the city. Hawkins then raised questions as to how the city could afford a consulting engineer given next year's budget.

Duerstine to speak at Parker County Republican Women’s Meeting

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Russ DuerstineRuss DuerstineRuss Duerstine, member of the State Republican Executive Committee, will be the featured presenter at the monthly meeting of the Parker County Republican Women on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Doss Heritage Center in Weatherford.

Duerstine will speak on the traditions of service and sacrifice in our nation and will have updates on present political issues. He will discuss the progress of the state Republican Party of Texas since the convention, and how that impacts the governor’s, the state house and senate races.

State-ranked Ladycats sweep Brewer

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Story by Tony Eierdam (Video by Dominic Genetti)

Paced by eight kills each from Aledo senior middle Jordan Jacobs and junior middle Briana Sharratt, the state-ranked No. 11 Ladycats swept Brewer, 25-14, 25-12, 25-11, Friday night in District 5-4A action at Brewer

The win raises the first-place Ladycats district mark to 3-0 and 21-8 overall. Aledo will continue district play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Boswell.

Durham School Services donates to WISD Education Foundation

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Derik Moore/Special to The Community NewsDerik Moore/Special to The Community NewsDurham School Services has once again partnered with the WISD Education Foundation by donating a $15,000 check which will provide opportunities for teachers to receive grants for additional resources in their classrooms. Since 2000, Durham School Services has donated more than $100,000 to the WISD Education Foundation. Pictured from left are Charlotte LaGrone, WISD Director of Community Relations and Education Foundation; Gerald Exman, Durham School Services General Manager; and Dr. Deborah Cron, WISD Superintendent.

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk set for Sept. 25

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News: The 2010 Memory Walk is being held in memory of Nickie Allen, longtime supporter of of the Alzheimer's Association.Special to The Community News: The 2010 Memory Walk is being held in memory of Nickie Allen, longtime supporter of of the Alzheimer's Association.

The Alzheimer’s Association - North Central Texas Chapter is inviting area residents to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the annual Memory Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Weatherford College. Hundreds of walkers are expected to join this year’s 1.5 mile Memory Walk to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease. Registration for Memory Walk starts at 8 a.m., the pre-walk program begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m.

Center of Hope golf tournament set Oct. 11

September 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Center of Hope Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 11 at Canyon West Golf Course. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start to the tournament at 12:30 a.m. For more information, visit To download a registration form, click here.

TOTS holds auditions for Christmas ‘whodunit’

September 18, 2010 by Randy Keck

Auditions for “If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas” will be held at Theatre Off The Square at 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27-28, with callbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 29. This holiday “whodunit” is written by Texas playwright Pat Cook and is produced courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company.

Casting call for this production is five men ages 20-60, six women ages 20-60, one boy and one girl, each aged 9-11. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1, and the show runs for two weekends, Dec. 10-19.

Peace out, Advocats

September 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Children's Advocats Jennifer Collins (left) and Ann Simmons show their team spirit Friday afternoon during the '9th Annual Groovy Golf Tournament' put on by the Advocats at Crown Valley Country Club.

Digging it out

September 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Middle School eighth grade hitter Ashley Arsenault gets down for a dig Thursday night during the Ladycats match against Joshua at the Multi-Purpose Center.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the Region I Tournament at Diamondback GC in Abilene

Friday, April 18

Tuesday, April 22

Friday, April 25

Tuesday, April 29

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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