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City of Aledo Christmas tree delivered

November 24, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

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Crews from Mingo's Nursery and the City of Aledo worked Monday to unload and set up the city's official Christmas tree. The tree will be lit Dec. 4 during the Christmas Tyme in Aledo festival.

Malfunction reported at Aledo railroad crossing

October 23, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Motorists on 1187 S crossing the railroad track are advised to use caution today as the signal arms have been reported as malfunctioning.

A spokesman for Aledo Fire Department has said that given the weather conditions and the malfunction, trains will likely be blowing their horns today as the pass through the city.

Parker County Sheriff's Office is contacting the railroad to resolve the situation.

Point Vista, next phase of Parks of Aledo, unveiled

September 2, 2015 by Randy Keck

The concept plan for Point Vista, the Park's of Aledo's next phase, was unveiled at an all-boards meeting on Aug. 27. Read about it in the Sept. 4 issue of The Community News, and review the concept plan above.

Aledo won't file motion for rehearing in lawsuit

August 28, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

City of Aledo officials have elected not to file a motion for rehearing in the lawsuit regarding Republic Waste and the proposed waste transfer station on Bearcat Road.

"I will tell you that this is one of the hardest things I will ever have to share with you," Mayor Kit Marshall said at Thursday's City Council meeting. "Not just because of the impact that it has on our city, but because of the potential impact it has on every city, every county, every water district, and the oil and gas industry throughout the state of Texas."

Read more about it in the September 4 issue of The Community News.

First Friday in Aledo planned for August

August 7, 2015 by Randy Keck

A sand hill brought in especially for the occasion was a popular part of the Aug. 7 First Friday in Aledo. Find more photos and coverage in the Aug. 14 issue of The Community News.

Aledo releases First Friday map

August 3, 2015 by Randy Keck

The City of Aledo has released the map for the August First Friday activities set for Aug. 7. For a more detailed view, click the link below to download a PDF version.

New medical facility coming to Aledo

April 16, 2015 by Randy Keck

Atlee Development has announced the development of a new 43,000 square foot medical office building in Aledo. Characterized as a “state of the art medical office building,” it will be located near the northwest corner of Bailey Ranch Road and FM 1187.

Construction is expected to begin in July 2015, with doors opening by August 2016.

Atlee Development is a national medical office building developer based in San Antonio.

The Last Barrel

April 16, 2015 by Phil Major

This is believed to be the last construction barrel along FM 1187 in Aledo and was picked up shortly before noon Thursday, April 16.

The clock is ticking

March 18, 2015 by Phil Major

Aledo officials kicked off the 21-day countdown to a train-horn quiet zone in the downtown area with a symbolic clock Wednesday. Railroad and federal officials have signed off on the safety improvements incorporated into the Aledo Trail traffic circle, which creates a quiet zone for trains at the two crossings which see 19 to 32 trains a day.

Arrest made in cold case murder

January 14, 2015 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

For updates to this story, see the Jan. 16 issue of The Community News.

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation and assistance with the U.S. Secret Service and the Texas Rangers, made an arrest in a cold case homicide.

Pre-Aging CompositePre-Aging CompositeIn 2005, Bobbie Sue Hill was discovered in the 1300 block of Jenkins Road, in Aledo, in a creek bed near a bridge. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s autopsy revealed Hill had been murdered by manual strangulation.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, February 9

  • AHS at Burleson;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 8 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Burleson;

    Varsity- 8 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th- 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats scrimmage at Mansfield Legacy;

    Varsity- 6:15 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

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