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2011 Ms. Senior Parker County, Carmen Ashby

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Ms. Senior Parker County, Carmen Ashby: Lady Lions roaring for an opportunity to pose with the newly crowned, 2011 Ms. Senior Parker County, Carmen Ashby. Pictured from left to right are Gail Tilley, Connie White, Carmen Ashby, Lynn Manaco, Kathy Lyon. The Weatherford Senior Center takes pride in the fact that Ms. Ashby is a daily attendee at the center where everyone encouraged her to participate in the pageant.

Garden Party Parade

May 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The East Parker Library Garden Party held today featured a parade of colorful spring hats.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.

Dreams on Wings Takes Off

May 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: More than 500 people participated in Saturday morning's Dreams on Wings 5k held by the Hemispherectomy Foundation.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.

Top educator

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community NewsRandy Keck/The Community News

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.

Run, Walk, Crawl draws large numbers

April 30, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners check their times following this morning's Run, Walk or Crawl 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.

Happy Easter!

April 22, 2011 by Randy Keck

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.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.

New Roadways Open

April 6, 2011 by Anonymous

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.

Slocum sings at Faith

April 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

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.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.

Opening Day at Aledo Athletics

March 26, 2011 by Randy Keck

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.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.

Baseball camp under way

March 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

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: 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.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.

Sports Calendar

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.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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