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Well known teacher, author to speak at Quilters Guild of Parker County meeting

January 12, 2010 by Lori Cope

The Quilt Guild of Parker County invites members and non-members to their Jan. 14 meeting to hear guest speaker Ami Simms. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 1225 Holland Lake Dr., Weatherford.

Simms is the author of eight books on quilting including her newest, "Picture Play Quilts." She is the creator of the Worst Quilt in the World Contest ® and the founder and executive director of the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt initiative.

She has been giving lectures and leading workshops on quilting throughout the United States since 1982. She has taught quilting in Australia, Canada, Italy, England, New Zealand and the Netherlands. She has also led quilting tours to Hong Kong, Italy and the Netherlands.

In 2005, Simms was named 2005 Teacher of the Year by the Professional Quilter Magazine. She has been a featured guest on several television shows. Besides all of this, she has made more than 200 quilts.

For the Jan. 14 meeting, there will be a $5 fee, payable at the door, for non-members; and no charge for members of the Quilters Guild of Parker County.

Parker County Commissioners Court Plat Agenda Jan. 13, 2010

January 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
PLAT AGENDA

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 13th day of JANUARY 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. Authorization:

a. To begin the revision process for Lot 5, Block 2, Section B of The Country Place, located off Timber Wild Drive in Precinct #3. (Commissioner Roth/Leslie Coufal).

b. To begin revision process of Lots 34R and 35R-Section A and Lot 4-Section C of The Country Place, located off Patrick Creek Road and Country Place Road in Precinct #3. (Commission Roth/Leslie Coufal).

2. Approval of Preliminary Plat:

a. For a subdivision to be known as Eagles Crest Estates, Phase I & Phase II, located off Taylor Road in Precinct #3. (Commissioner Roth/Leslie Coufal).

Parker County Commissioners Court Special meeting Jan. 13, 2010

January 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
SPECIAL AGENDA
BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL MEETING at 9:30 A.M. on WEDNESDAY the 13th of JANUARY 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION: In accordance with Section 551.074 Personnel of the Texas Government Code, the Parker County Commissioners Court will meet in CLOSED SESSION to discuss to wit: Personnel, appointment of ESD #7 board members. At the conclusion of the Closed Session the Commissioners Court will reconvene in OPEN SESSION to make any decisions or take any action considered appropriate action regarding said matters discussed in Closed Session. (John Forrest/Judge Riley)

Adjournment.

Parker County Commissioners Court Special meeting Jan. 11, 2010

January 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
SPECIAL AGENDA
BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a SPECIAL MEETING at 10:00 A.M. on MONDAY the 11th of JANUARY 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION: In accordance with Section 551.074 Personnel of the Texas Government Code, the Parker County Commissioners Court will meet in CLOSED SESSION to discuss to wit: Personnel, appointment of ESD #7 board members. At the conclusion of the Closed Session the Commissioners Court will reconvene in OPEN SESSION to make any decisions or take any action
considered appropriate action regarding said matters discussed in Closed Session. (John Forrest/Judge Riley)

Adjournment.

Parker County Commissioners Court Jan. 11, 2010

January 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County
Weatherford, Texas 76086
REGULAR AGENDA
BE IT KNOWN, the HONORABLE COMMISSIONERS COURT of PARKER COUNTY, TEXAS, will convene in a
REGULAR MEETING at 9:30 A.M. on MONDAY the 11th of JANUARY 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; (e.) approval of payroll, payments for insurance, retirement; (f.) report
from County Treasurer on balances of all funds “1 thru 999”; (g.) accept, renew or reject bids; (h.)
authorization to advertise bids for purchases as listed; (i.) accept or release pledged securities.
f. ACCEPT, RENEW, OR REJECT BIDS: (Deena Nichols/Judge Riley)
1. PC10-11 Road Sign Materials & Related Products.
2. TRANSPORTATION BOND:
a. Update on transportation bond implementation.(Judge Riley)

Braving the Cold

December 24, 2009 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The nativity scene at the East Parker County Library took on additional meaning with the arrival of snow and strong winds Christmas Eve.Randy Keck/The Community News: The nativity scene at the East Parker County Library took on additional meaning with the arrival of snow and strong winds Christmas Eve.

East Parker County received a light blanket of snow from a storm passing west-to-east through the area. The snow was predicted to end tonight, giving way to a sunny but Chilly Christmas Day. Click on the weather link on our home page for more weather information.

Sports Calendar

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.

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

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