Life and Community
Randy Keck/The Community News: The East Parker Library Garden Party held today featured a parade of colorful spring hats.
The Friends of the East Parker County Library held their annual Garden Party today at the historic Hood cabin on Jenkins Road. The weather cooperated for the "rain or shine" event and numerous supporters of the library found much to enjoy. More photos will be in the May 27 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: More than 500 people participated in Saturday morning's Dreams on Wings 5k held by the Hemispherectomy Foundation.
Get full details of the race in the May 20 issue of The Community News.
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Stuard Elementary School teacher Julie Frey is congratulated after receiving the 2011 Marva Collins Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more about the awards and see full coverage in the May 6 issue of The Community News.
Click on the photo above for a photo gallery from the event.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners check their times following this morning's Run, Walk or Crawl event.
Today's Aledo Children's AdvoCats' Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids had reportedly record numbers of participants. Click on the photo above for a photo gallery from the event. Read all about it in the May 6 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The Easter Bunny visited kindergarten students from Vandagriff Elementary School today at Aledo Middle School Stadium. Members of the student council at AMS distributed eggs around the stadium for the kindergarteners to find.Find more photos of the event in the April 29 issue of The Community News.
On Tuesday, April 12, the west bound IH-20 access road from Santa Fe/FM2552 to South Main/SH171/FM51 will open to through traffic. In conjunction, the newly constructed IH-20 entrance on-ramp between Santa Fe and South Main will also open. As a result, the existing on-ramp, just west of Santa Fe, will permanently close. Within the same area, the Holland Lake Drive connection to the IH-20 west bound access road from Washington Drive will also open to through traffic.
In addition, on Wednesday, April 13, the east bound to west bound South Main/SH171/FM51 U-turn Bridge will open. In conjunction with this opening, the new east bound 409 off-ramp to Santa Fe/FM 2552 will open, and the existing 409 exit ramp at Santa Fe will permanently close.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Christian recording artist Jamie Slocum performed today in a free concert at Faith Presbyterian Church in Aledo. Slocum will also be at the church's worship service tomorrow morning.
Find out more in the April 8 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The gray honk ball team waits their turn in a parade of teams this morning (Saturday, March 26) at the Aledo Athletics baseball fields. Click on the photo for a full gallery of photos from the event.
Hundreds of baseball, softball, t-ball and honk-ball players converged at the Pony field this morning (Saturday, March 26) for opening day activities of Aledo Athletics, Inc.
Randy Keck/The Community News: RJ Smiley makes a throw during the Aledo Spring Break Baseball Camp under way at Aledo High School this week. Chilly winds took the activities to the indoor practice facility.Randy Keck/The Community News: Joe Turner fields a ground ball during the baseball camp, which continues mornings this week. Click on the photo for a full gallery.
More photos can be found in the March 18 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community NewsTCU Head Football Coach Gary Patterson, NFL Hall of Fame member Bob Lilly and Aledo Head Football Coach Tim Buchanan were presented recognition for being on a panel discussion during the "Legacy of Men" Awards Breakfast Monday morning, March 7.
Story by Randy Keck/The Community News
Aledo Head Football Coach Tim Buchanan was a member of a three-man panel during the "Legacy of Men" Awards Breakfast today (March 7). The panel, moderated by television personality Scott Murray, also included TCU Head Coach Gary Patterson and "Mr. Cowboy" Bob Lilly.