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Red Raider Band to rehearse Friday at Bearcat Stadium

October 6, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The Texas Tech Red Raider Band will be rehearsing from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, at Bearcat Stadium.

The Red Raiders football team is playing Baylor at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Cotton Bowl. The Tech band - which includes several Bearcat Regiment alumni - will arrive a day early and rehearse in Aledo.

"Take off work and come hear one of the largest collegiate bands in the nation," Aledo Band Booster Club president Barry Brown said. "They are good; and they are loud!"

Say cheese!

September 30, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Vandagriff Elementary School kindergarten student Hannah Boddye smiles big for the camera this morning (Thursday, Sept. 30) during picture day at the school. All grades of Vandagriff students are getting their pictures taken this morning.

Super Couponing Tips - Getting the most from your coupons

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

SUper Couponing Tips - Getting the most from your coupons: Click on the video below:SUper Couponing Tips - Getting the most from your coupons: Click on the video below:

Careity Foundation offers complimentary mammograms

September 21, 2010 by Randy Keck

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Careity Foundation is providing complimentary mamograms to Parker County residents. Any woman older than 35 who has not had a yearly screening is eligible. The screenings will take place Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Teskey’s, 3001 W. I-20 in Weatherford. Screenings must be scheduled in advance by calling the Moncrief Cancer Institute at 817-838-4889. For more information about the Careity Foundation, its programs and events, visit www.careity.org.

Aledo Homecoming Parade 2010

September 20, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Photo and Video

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Ashley Attaway, an Aledo High School Homecoming Queen candidate, waves to the crowd along Bailey Ranch Road during the 2010 Homecoming Parade Monday afternoon.

The parade kicks off a week of Homecoming festivities, which include the Bearcats football game at 7:30 p.m. Friday night and the Homecoming Dance on Saturday night.

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk set for Sept. 25

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News: The 2010 Memory Walk is being held in memory of Nickie Allen, longtime supporter of of the Alzheimer's Association.Special to The Community News: The 2010 Memory Walk is being held in memory of Nickie Allen, longtime supporter of of the Alzheimer's Association.

The Alzheimer’s Association - North Central Texas Chapter is inviting area residents to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the annual Memory Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Weatherford College. Hundreds of walkers are expected to join this year’s 1.5 mile Memory Walk to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease. Registration for Memory Walk starts at 8 a.m., the pre-walk program begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m.

Center of Hope golf tournament set Oct. 11

September 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Center of Hope Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 11 at Canyon West Golf Course. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start to the tournament at 12:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.centerofhopetx.com. To download a registration form, click here.

TOTS holds auditions for Christmas ‘whodunit’

September 18, 2010 by Randy Keck

Auditions for “If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas” will be held at Theatre Off The Square at 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27-28, with callbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 29. This holiday “whodunit” is written by Texas playwright Pat Cook and is produced courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company.

Casting call for this production is five men ages 20-60, six women ages 20-60, one boy and one girl, each aged 9-11. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1, and the show runs for two weekends, Dec. 10-19.

Peace out, Advocats

September 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Children's Advocats Jennifer Collins (left) and Ann Simmons show their team spirit Friday afternoon during the '9th Annual Groovy Golf Tournament' put on by the Advocats at Crown Valley Country Club.

Young performers selected for Kids Who Care's 2010-2011 Resident Company

September 15, 2010 by Randy Keck

Zulima Gonzalez/Special to The Community News: Five performers from Aledo were selected to be part of Kids Who Care’s Resident Company. Kids Who Care is an international musical theatre company based in Fort Worth. Shown are (front row, from left) Maddox Martin, Lauren Moore and Paxton Martin, and (back row) Caroline Stella and Mallory Martin.Zulima Gonzalez/Special to The Community News: Five performers from Aledo were selected to be part of Kids Who Care’s Resident Company. Kids Who Care is an international musical theatre company based in Fort Worth. Shown are (front row, from left) Maddox Martin, Lauren Moore and Paxton Martin, and (back row) Caroline Stella and Mallory Martin.

Read more about this story in the Sept. 17 issue of The Community News

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 16

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Mansfield Varsity Invitational, Glen Gardens, 8:00 a.m.

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

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Mineral Wells JH at Aledo MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Mineral Wells JH, MWHS Ram Stadium;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

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