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Bearcat Regiment plans Saturday special performances

December 1, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcat Regiment will perform at several local venues on Saturday to showcase the talents of Aledo’s band members. The band’s annual March-a-Thon earlier this year was canceled due to rain. The band will perform during Christmas Tyme in Aledo at 5 p.m. at the Aledo Community Center. Then, at 6:30, they willplay in the Brookshire’s parking lot in Willow Park. The night will end with an 8 p.m. performance at the Hudson Oaks Wal-Mart.

'Once Upon a Mattress' this weekend

November 17, 2010 by Randy Keck

lLinda Bagwell/Special to The Community News: Ladies-in Waiting KENDALL VANDRLL and BONNIE BLEDSOE on the left and ASHLEY GILBERT and KEAH KENNEY on the right, surround LANA ROBERTSON as Queen Aggravain in Weatherford College rehearsals for "Once Upon a Mattress."lLinda Bagwell/Special to The Community News: Ladies-in Waiting KENDALL VANDRLL and BONNIE BLEDSOE on the left and ASHLEY GILBERT and KEAH KENNEY on the right, surround LANA ROBERTSON as Queen Aggravain in Weatherford College rehearsals for "Once Upon a Mattress."

Weatherford College’s production of Once Upon a Mattress is sure to bring smiles to everyone who attends.

“This is one of the most fun musicals you will ever, ever see in your entire life. It is an energy-packed musical with the perfect cast  - a combination of College and community. Children will love it, adults will love it! Don’t miss it! Be early to get a good seat,” said Director Nancy McVean.

Red Velvet Cake War under way

October 16, 2010 by Randy Keck

Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: Left to right: Cynthia Sadler as Elsa Dowdall, Cynthia Daniels as Gaynelle and Peggy Osburn as Peaches in The Red Velvet Cake War at Theatre Off the Square, weekends through Oct. 31.Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: Left to right: Cynthia Sadler as Elsa Dowdall, Cynthia Daniels as Gaynelle and Peggy Osburn as Peaches in The Red Velvet Cake War at Theatre Off the Square, weekends through Oct. 31.

Southwest Premier runs weekends through Oct. 24

The Southwest Premier of The Red Velvet Cake War by Jones, Hope and Wooten is at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford, Texas weekends through Sunday, Oct. 31. The play is directed by Jon R. Kruse.

Trusting Hym at Texas Opry

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Bobcat BillYes, yes, we know, last month Crimson River Quartet was supposed to open The Texas Opry's maiden First Thursday Night Gospel Show on Sept. 2nd. But, at the last minute lead singer Gary Wood was called to his aging mother's bedside in South Texas. So, another EXCELLENT Gospel Trio, Trusting Hym, kindly substituted for Crimson River. Trusting Hym is a trio of ladies from the Dallas area that delivered a great performance ending in a standing ovation.

Weatherford writer will hit air waves

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

WeatherfordWeatherford author Jeremy Lane will be a guest on Authors First, a weekly radio show broadcast on the Artist First Radio Network.
Jeremy will join host Tony Kay to discuss the release of “Here and Gone: A Collection of Short Stories”, a short story collection published in paperback by Print-On-Demand publisher LULU.

The collection is also available in eBook format (readable on Apple’s iPhone and iPad, Amazon’s Kindle, and numerous other electronic reading devices) through online Publisher SMASHWORDS.

His currently published works are currently available for purchase through Barnes & Noble, and will be available through Amazon and other major retailers in the coming weeks.

In a bind

October 1, 2010 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Joe Wilson in the role of Justin Waverly finds himself in a bind during Aledo High School's production of "Southern Hospitality" on Friday night, Oct.1. The comedy has one remaining performance Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Aledo High School Auditorium.Randy Keck/The Community News: Joe Wilson in the role of Justin Waverly finds himself in a bind during Aledo High School's production of "Southern Hospitality" on Friday night, Oct.1. The comedy has one remaining performance Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Aledo High School Auditorium.

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TOTS presents ‘The Red Velvet Cake War’

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: The Southwest premier of “The Red Velvet Cake War” kicks off the new 2010-2011 season at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford over the weekends of Oct. 8-24. Shown are the cast and crew of The Red Velvet Cake War at Mama’s Wish Bed and Breakfast, birthplace of Mary Martin.Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: The Southwest premier of “The Red Velvet Cake War” kicks off the new 2010-2011 season at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford over the weekends of Oct. 8-24. Shown are the cast and crew of The Red Velvet Cake War at Mama’s Wish Bed and Breakfast, birthplace of Mary Martin.
 
Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford opens its 2010-2011 season with the southwest premier of the latest Jones Hope Wooten play, “The Red Velvet Cake War,” beginning Friday, Oct. 8 and running weekends through Oct. 24.

Vocal Majority to perform Oct. 23

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News: Award-winning men's chorus The Vocal Majority will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School.Special to The Community News: Award-winning men's chorus The Vocal Majority will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School.

The Doss Heritage and Culture Center will host the eleven-time gold medal winning men’s chorus, The Vocal Majority, on Oct. 23.

Super Couponing Tips - What kind of Coupon is This?

September 22, 2010 by Randy Keck

TOTS auditions to be held Sept. 27-28

September 17, 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. 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. Theatre Off The Square is located at 114 N. Denton, one-half block north of Ft. Worth Highway in Weatherford.

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.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 30

  • AHS JV Girls & Boys at JV Northwest Tournament, Willow Springs, 8 a.m.

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

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua Loflin MS 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 Joshua Loflin MS;
    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 vs. Burleson at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1

  • Aledo Middle School 7G, 8G, 7B, 8B at Brewer Meet, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 2

  • AHS JV at Granbury, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    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 JV at North Central Texas Academy, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3

  • Trinity Christian Academy at Fort Worth Hill School;
    JH, 5:00 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:00 p.m.
    *District Games

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

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 4

  • AHS Varsity at Nike South Invitational, Bear Branch Sports Park, 5205 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, 7:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Reunion Run, Joe Wheeler Park, Decatur, Texas 76234, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, October 6

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Granbury Invitational 36 holes, Pecan Plantation, 8 a.m.