The City of Hudson Oaks is celebrating National Police Week (May 9-15) with a special community event. On Monday, May 10, the city and the Hudson Oaks Police Department will host an open house at the Public Safety Building (150 N. Oakridge Drive) from 4-7 p.m.
National Police Week occurs annually during the week that includes May 15, which is designated as Peace Officers Memorial Day. At 5:30 p.m., during the open house event, the H.O.P.D. will hold a special ceremony honoring those officers who have sacrificed their lives in service to their communities.
The Aledo Bearcats will face the Lake Dallas Falcons in a Class 4A, Region I, best-of-three bi-district baseball playoff series beginning Thursday, May 6, in Aledo.
Game one will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bearcat Field. Game two will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Lake Dallas.
Game three, if necessary, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Saginaw High School.
Tickets at each venue will be $5 for adults and $3 for students. District 5-4A, District 6-4A and THSCA passes will be accepted.
Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo junior Carolyn Clayton, shown taking a cut during the Ladycats/Little Elm playoff game on Saturday, was selected as District 6-4A's Offensive Player of the Year. The Ladycats earned two other top honors as sophomore Kaci Brann was chosen co-Pitcher of the Year and head coach Jeff Lemons was selected co-Coach of the Year.
Aledo junior right fielder Carolyn Clayton, sophomore pitcher Kacie Brann and first-year head coach Jeff Lemons each picked up top All-District 6-4A awards and seven other Ladycats received 6-4A honors in a vote of league coaches.
Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo quarterback Matt Bishop launches a pass during a drill this morning (Monday, May 3) at Bearcat Stadium during the Bearcats first spring football practice of 2010. Spring practices will run all month and conclude with the spring game on Friday, May 28.
Aledo to face Lake Dallas in bi-district playoffs
Boswell scored eight unanswered runs on its way to an 8-3 win over the Aledo Bearcats Saturday night in a District 6-4A second-place tiebreaker game at Saginaw High School.
The Bearcats will assume the district's third seed and play Lake Dallas - the second seed from District 5-4A - next week in a best-of-three bi-district playoff series. Bi-district playoffs begin on Thursday, May 6.
Check this site for information on the Aledo/Lake Dallas series.
The Bearcats jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Rylan Riney reached on an error and scored on a double to right-centerfield by Matt Bishop.
Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo senior Erin McGuire crosses home plate after hitting an inside-the-park home run Saturday afternoon during the Ladycats' 3-1 loss to Little Elm in game two of their best-of-three bi-district playoff series. Little Elm clinched the series with the win.
Little Elm senior Nicole Story's two-RBI double in the sixth inning proved to be the winning hit and lifted the Lobos to a 3-1 victory over the Aledo Ladycats Saturday afternoon in game two of the best-of-three bi-district playoff series at Ladycat Field.
The win, coupled with the Lobos' 3-0 win over Aledo on Friday night, gives Little Elm the series as the Lobos will advance to the area round.
Nils Smith rips walk-off, game winning hit in 7th
Aledo senior Nils Smith ripped a line-drive single to center field to drive in Rylan Riney with the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Bearcats to a 5-4 victory over Birdville Friday night in a District 6-4A contest on Senior Night at Bearcat Field.
The win gives the Bearcats an 11-3 mark in district play. AHS is tied with Boswell as the Pioneers slipped past Brewer tonight to also end its season at 11-3.
The Bearcats and Boswell will play at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, May 1) at Saginaw in a second-place tiebreaker game. Both teams have qualified for the Class 4A playoffs.
The Aledo win completes a sweep of district-champion Birdville (12-2).
Little Elm pitcher Brittany Talley shut out the Aledo Ladycats, 3-0, Friday night in game one of the best-of-three Class 4A bi-district softball series at Little Elm.
Game two will be at 3 p.m. Saturday (May 1) at Aledo.
Game three, if necessary, will be played at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Texas Woman's University in Denton.
Nadeen Murphree/Special to The Community News: Contestants for the upcoming Ms. Senior Parker County Pageant, pictured at the annual Pageant tea held at Holland Lake nursing Center on Monday, April 26, are (from left) Pat Mehaffey, Ms. Emergency Response System; Linda Bagwell, Ms. Alpha Omega Hospice;
The ninth annual Ms. Senior Parker County Pageant will be 7p.m. Saturday, May 8 at the Weatherford College Alkek Auditorium.
Seven contestants are ready to woo the audience and judges. Each contestant will be judged on formal evening wear, talent and personal interview. The contestant selling the most tickets will win a prize.
Ken Hawkins had a lot to say Monday.
In the late afternoon the Willow Park Mayor addressed his decision to remove citizen comments from the agenda of city council meetings, but by Monday evening had come up with a solution to give what he called the correct procedure.
For the past two months, March and April, Hawkins used his mayoral power to remove the citizen comment portion of the city council agenda. The reason, he said, was because citizens were not addressing current agenda items.