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Homecoming Flowers

September 24, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News

Natalee Norman receives flowers during class at Aledo High School Friday afternoon. Delivering the flowers is senior Landen Blackburn. Varsity athletes also assisted in delivering a number of flowers from parents and dates throughout the morning.

Celebrations continue tonight at the football game against Keller-Timer Creek. The Homecoming Court will be announced at halftime. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

Sheriff’s Office to hold prescription drug 'take-back' event

September 21, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County will participate in a nationwide effort to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft. The Parker County Sheriff’s Office will work in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other government, community, public health and law enforcement partners in a “Take-Back” initiative, in which a designated deputy will collect potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction.

“The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked,” Fowler said. “And no identification will be required to participate in the program.”

Parker County Commissioners Court Special Budget Agenda September 23, 2010

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
SPECIAL BUDGET AGENDA

BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING at 9:30 A.M. on THURSDAY the 23rd day of SEPTEMBER 2010 in the COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM on the FIRST FLOOR of the COURTHOUSE, ONE COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WEATHERFORD, TEXAS, TO CONSIDER, DISCUSS AND/OR ACT UPON THE FOLLOWING AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Budget Review.(Judge Riley)
a. General Fund-Expenditures & Revenues-All Departments.
b. Road & Bridge-Expenditures & Revenues-All Departments.

2. Employee & Elected Officials Salaries & Benefits.(Judge Riley)

Adjournment.

Parker County Commissioners Court Special Budget Agenda September 21, 2010

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
SPECIAL BUDGET AGENDA

BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING at 9:30 A.M. on TUESDAY the 21st day of SEPTEMBER 2010 in the COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM on the FIRST FLOOR of the COURTHOUSE, ONE COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WEATHERFORD, TEXAS, TO CONSIDER, DISCUSS AND/OR ACT UPON THE FOLLOWING AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Budget Review.(Judge Riley)
a. General Fund-Expenditures & Revenues-All Departments.
b. Road & Bridge-Expenditures & Revenues-All Departments.

2. Employee & Elected Officials Salaries & Benefits.(Judge Riley)

Adjournment.

Parker County Commissioners Court Special Budget Agenda September 24, 2010

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
SPECIAL BUDGET AGENDA

BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING at 9:30 A.M. on FRIDAY the 24th day of SEPTEMBER 2010 in the COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM on the FIRST FLOOR of the COURTHOUSE, ONE COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WEATHERFORD, TEXAS,
TO CONSIDER, DISCUSS AND/OR ACT UPON THE FOLLOWING AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Budget Review.(Judge Riley)
a. General Fund-Expenditures & Revenues-All Departments.
b. Road & Bridge-Expenditures & Revenues-All Departments.

2. Employee & Elected Officials Salaries & Benefits.(Judge Riley)
Adjournment.

Duerstine to speak at Parker County Republican Women’s Meeting

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Russ DuerstineRuss DuerstineRuss Duerstine, member of the State Republican Executive Committee, will be the featured presenter at the monthly meeting of the Parker County Republican Women on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Doss Heritage Center in Weatherford.

Duerstine will speak on the traditions of service and sacrifice in our nation and will have updates on present political issues. He will discuss the progress of the state Republican Party of Texas since the convention, and how that impacts the governor’s, the state house and senate races.

Parker County Commissioners Court Plat Agenda September 22, 2010

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL MEETING at 9:00 A.M. on WEDNESDAY the 22nd day of SEPTEMBER 2010 in the COMMISSIONER COURTROOM on the FIRST FLOOR of the COURTHOUSE, ONE COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WEATHERFORD, TEXAS,
TO CONSIDER, DISCUSS AND/OR ACT UPON THE FOLLOWING AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Approval of Final Plat:
a. A subdivision known as Yarbrough Addition, located on Old Garner Road in Precinct #2. (Commissioner Brinkley/Leslie Coufal).

b. A subdivision known as Cornstubble Addition located on Cornstubble Lane in Precinct #2.(Commissioner Brinkley/Leslie Coufal)

Parker County Commissioners Court Special Agenda September 22, 2010

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL MEETING at 9:00 A.M. on WEDNESDAY the 22nd day of SEPTEMBER 2010 in the COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM on the FIRST FLOOR of the COURTHOUSE, ONE COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WEATHERFORD, TEXAS, TO CONSIDER, DISCUSS AND/OR ACT UPON THE FOLLOWING AGENDA ITEMS:

1. ROUTINE BUSINESS: (a.) Certification of revenues as presented by the auditor; (b). Line item budget adjustments as presented by the auditor; (c.) payment of routine bills as presented by the auditor; (d.) prior approval/disapproval of purchases.

2. Update on transportation Bond Implementation:(Judge Riley)

United Way kicks off

September 17, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News: Dennis Clayton, president of the board for the Parker County United Way, stands along a the Courthouse Square in Weatherford at the kick off event for the United Way.

The United Way of Parker County has officially kicked off their campaigning. At the Downtown Cafe in Weatherford Friday morning, supporters and board members gathered to start the new donating season that will last until the end of the year.

Downtown Cafe is a partner with the United Way as well as Crossroads.

County Cleanup slated Oct. 2

September 15, 2010 by Randy Keck

“Parker Pride...Take It Personally!"

Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Parker County Clean Up Do’s & Don’ts:
Clean Up day is for private citizens, not commercial disposal
Make and post signs alerting neighborhood and enabling church, school groups and organizations to form “clean teams”
Clean and mow around personal and public property and roadways
Help elderly and disabled persons clean up their place
Wear bright colored clothing, protective gloves, eye wear and shoes
Collection bags for cleaning roads aailable at precinct barns
As a courtesy to precinct workers, bag securely and separate items to speed unloading and reduce labor
Please do not expect them to unload loose garbage

Items accepted include:
Aluminum, iron, glass, etc.

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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