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Aledo house struck by lightning

May 14, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

A home located in a gated community off of FM-1187 in Aledo was struck by lightning Thrusday evening during a thunderstorm. No one was hurt.

Morris Leondar, assistant fire chief of the Aledo Volunteer Fire Department, said the lightning struck an attic vent on the roof of the house at 131 Bent Tree and cause a minor fire inside the attic.

The home is owned by Martin and Pamela Terry who own and operate Terry's Lawn Care.

Saturday Election Results

May 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Final Voting Results

City of Aledo

Mayor
Kit Marshall - 204

Martin Siegmund - 35

Aledo ISD

School Board Place 4
Bill Barksdale - 195
Steve Bartley - 382
Ed Huddleston - 154
David Tillman - 267

Annetta - Annetta South

Consolidation election
For - 76
Against - 151

Willow Park

Place 3
Barry Brown - 252

Marvin Glasgow - 144

Place 4
Mark Hickerson - 209

Cindy Neverdousky - 186

Place 5
Hale Alderman - 245

David Carlisle - 158

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

April 27, 2010 by Randy Keck

Invitation to Bid on construction for the City of Aledo, Parker County, Texas on:

Street Rehabilitation for portions of E. Oak Street and Mesquite Trail. The work is to include furnishing of all labor, materials, equipment, and performing all work necessary for the construction and other associated improvements detailed in the contract documents and specifications.

Sealed bids addressed to Ms. Kathleen Wedell, City Secretary, City of Aledo City Hall, 200 Old Annetta Road, Aledo, Texas 76008 will be received until 1:00 P.M., CDST, May 18, 2010 at which time and place the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud and retained by the City for tabulation, checking, and evaluation.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

April 27, 2010 by Randy Keck

Invitation to Bid on construction for the City of Aledo, Parker County, Texas on:

Rehabilitation of a portion of existing 6” Sanitary Sewer in Hidden Valley Drive. The work consists of approximately 900 LF of removal and replacement of existing 6" sanitary sewer line with 8” sanitary sewer line, removal and replacement of 4 manholes, construction of 1 manhole, and associated appurtenances. The work is to include furnishing of all labor, materials, equipment, and performing all work necessary for the construction and other associated improvements detailed in the contract documents and specifications.

City of Aledo Notice of Public Hearings

April 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council of the City of Aledo, Parker County, Texas will conduct public hearings in the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court , Aledo, Texas.
First Public Hearing Planning and Zoning Commission
Location: Aledo Community Center
104 Robinson Court
Aledo, Texas 76008
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Time: 7:00 P.M.

Second Public Hearing City Council Meeting
Location: Aledo Community Center
104 Robinson Court
Aledo, Texas 76008

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Time: 7:00 P.M.

A chat with David Barton

April 16, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

David Barton established Aledo-based WallBuilders.

The full story on his organization is in this week's edition of The Community News.

Teachers get pied for charity

April 16, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Vandagriff Elementary School students raised money for the Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser. As a reward, students got to pie their teachers.

Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace title up for grabs tonight

April 13, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

After months of campaigning, it all comes down to tonight.

Who will take the title in Parker County as Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace?

Will it be the 85-year-old incumbent Melvin Simons or will it be 50-year-old attorney Lynn Marie Johnson?

Follow The Community News tonight at community-news.com with live updates as the votes are tallied.

You'll be the first to see the numbers and who's winning the race as it heats up in its final hours.

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION (AVISO DE ELECCION MUNICIPAL)

April 13, 2010 by Randy Keck

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

To the Registered Voters of Aledo, Texas:

Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed below will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2010, for voting in a general election to elect the positions of Mayor, City Council Place 2, and City Council Place 4.

LOCATION OF POLLING PLACE

Aledo Community Center
108 Robbins Lane
Aledo, TX 76008

Early voting by personal appearance shall be conducted beginning on April 26, 2010 and continuing through May 4, 2010 at the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court, Aledo, Texas 76008 on each day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or state holiday at the following times:

Monday, April 26, 2010: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010:8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ride for Heroes approaching, Sheriff advises bicycle safety

April 8, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Caution is advised when cycling down Parker County roads.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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