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Low cost spay, neuter clinic set

May 14, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/29/2015 (All day)

A low-cost spay and neuter clinic will be held Monday, June 29 at the Harberger Hill Community Center in Weatherford, by appointment only, by the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection.
Call 940-566-5551 to schedule or go to or the TCforAP Facebook page for more information.
Spay fees are $45 for cats, $55 for dogs under 50 pounds and $65 for dogs 50-80 pounds.
Neuter fees are $35 for cats, $55 for smaller dogs and $65 for larger dogs.
Additional charges apply for pain medication, antibiotics, Ecollar (included for male dogs), animals in heat or pregnant and male crypt orchid.

Pets West hosting adoptions

May 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 9:00am

The Palo Pinto County Humane Society will be holding pet adoptions at Pets West, 102 Bearcat Road in Aledo, Saturday, May 23 at 9 a.m. There will be plenty of dogs and puppies available for adoption.

Gracefully Strong hosts inaugural fundraiser

May 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 6:30pm

Gracefully Strong, the girls character-building program started last year by Stuard Elementary School counselor Heather Stark, will hold its inaugural fundraiser dinner Thursday, May 14.
“She Will Fly” will be held at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Shawn Callaway, executive director of the Aledo Education Foundation, will serve as master of ceremonies, and Derek Citty, Aledo ISD superintendent, will give the welcome.
Lynn Johnson, Parker County justice of the peace; attorney Barbara Williams; and Shivuan Palmer, co-founder of Plaid for Women, will be the speakers’ panel.

Moss Insurance hosting screenings

May 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:00am

Moss Insurance Group and Texas Health Resources are teaming for women’s health.
The Texas Health Wellness for Life mobile mammography unit will be at Moss Insurance in Aledo Thursday, May 21 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
To schedule a screening call 855-318-7696 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Those eligible for mammography screening include women 35 and older with no personal history of breast cancer, no breast implants, no known breast lumps or other breast problems, not pregnant or having breast fed in the past six months, and not received a mammogram in the past 12 months.
Those without insurance may qualify for a fully-funded screening.
An insurance card and identification should be brought to the screening.

NAS Fort Worth hosting Vietnam commemoration

May 1, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 8:00am

All military veterans and their guests are invited to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve base Saturday, May 9. Gates open at 8 a.m.
There will be a welcome home ceremony for Vietnam veterans with guest speakers, a POW/MIA tribute wall, classic car show, Vietnam era aircraft and vehicles and more.
A crew of historically-trained Vietnam War re-enactors will offer an educational look at life on a firebase 50 years ago.
Texas Air National Guard’s 136th Air Lift Wing will provide a C-130 Hercules incentive ride to 50 preselected Vietnam War veterans during the event.
Local non-profits will provide a free lunch.
For more information call 817-782-7815 or email

Back the Bearcats run returns

April 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 5:00pm

Back the Bearcats 5K returns for its second running Saturday, May 30 in Aledo.
The event – put on by Bearcat Bootcamp – is a chance to get fit and give back by raising money, including scholarships, for Aledo student athletes. A 1-mile Kids Fun Run/Walk is included to promote fun and fitness to the children and families of Aledo.
Little Bearcats will be cheered on by varsity athletes during the 1-Mile Fun Run and be available for autographs after the event. Stick around and enjoy live music, snow cones and food trucks. There will be a raffle to raise even more money including these items: autographed footballs, baseball and softball, autographed football poster, t-shirt quilt, jewelry and more.

Vietnam Wall replica sets annual updates

April 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/06/2015 - 10:00am

The National Vietnam War Museum will host the 6th annual update of its replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Saturday, June 6. The gates will open at 8 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10. Thirteen US Army veterans whose names were added to the wall in Washington, D.C. last year will be honored, as well as a special welcome home to three recovered US Air Force MIAs. The guest speaker  will be LTG Dan Petrosky (USA Ret.).

Boy Scouts host garage sale

April 27, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/02/2015 - 7:00am

A multi-family garage sale will be held Saturday, May 2 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at 110 Black Oak Dr. in Deer Creek (Annetta).
Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 1099. items include furniture, baby items, camping equipment, bikes, tools and much more.
Breakfast tacos, barbecue, coffee and bottled water will be available.

Annetta Cemetery Association meeting

April 22, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:00am

The Annetta Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Saturday, May 9 at 10 a.m.

Impact sets cheer tryouts

April 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 2:00pm

Tryouts for Impact Athletic Training Center’s competitive cheer teams will be Saturday, April 25 from 2-3:30 p.m. Impact is located near Aledo High School at 100 Nu Energy Drive. Call (817) 899-6681 for more information.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cleburne at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Mansfield Tournament; times TBA

Friday, February 19

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson HS Tournament; All day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS; 6 p.m.

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