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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.

Bloomin Car Show rescheduled

April 14, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:00am

The Parker County Cruisers host their third annual Blooming Car Show Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Weatherford First Monday Trade Grounds Heritage Park, corner of Santa Fe Dr. and Fort Worth Highway. The show was originally planned May 9.
Registration is from 9 a.m.-noon and awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m.
Cash prizes will be awarded in over 40 classes, with $200 for Best in Show, $500 for car club participation, and $100 each for best paint, best engine and best interior.
Registration fee is $20, and all proceeds benefit local charities.
Spectator parking is free, and food and drink will be available throughout the event.
Rain date is May 16.
For more information call 817-599-9441 or 817-599-7578.

New state park hosting star party

April 10, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 5:00pm

The dark night skies will provide the opportunity for a Star Party at Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Saturday, April 18. Members of Fort Worth and Dallas astronomical societies will bring telescopes to view stars and constellations, or visitors may bring their own. The event is free to the public and provides a chance to visit the park, which is not yet officially open. Overnight camping is allowed for this event, but there are no public facilities. Bring chairs, water, bug spray, etc.
The park is headquartered at Strawn, just north of Interstate 20 and about 50 miles west of Weatherford. Directions: From I-20 take exit 361, go north on Highway 16 for 4 miles, go west on FM 2372 for 2 miles, then follow the signs. For more information go to

Tip A Cop benefiting Special Olympics

April 3, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:00pm

Aledo ISD Police Officer Stephanie Alvarez will be waiting tables at the Railhead Smokehouse BBQ in Willow Park from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 28. Proceeds from the event benefit Special Olympics. Alvarez plans to be a torch bearer during the Law Enforcement Torch Run when it comes through Fort Worth in late June.

Moss Agency hosting Shredding Day

April 2, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:00am

Moss Insurance Group in Aledo will host its third annual Shredding Day for the community, Wednesday, April 22 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 705 FM 1187. The event is open to anyone – individuals and businesses – with papers to shred.

Clark Gardens hosts sunrise service

March 24, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/05/2015 - 7:00am

Bring the family Sunday, April 5 rain or shine to Clark Gardens for an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. in the East Tent. The service is hosted by the Mineral Wells Area Ministerial Alliance and is free to the public. Guests can enjoy the gardens until 9:30 a.m.
Hop on over to Clark Gardens for an Easter Celebration! The fun begins Saturday, April from 10 a.m.-noon with activities for the whole family. Enjoy crafts, entertainment, a food truck, model trains and an egg hunt! Don't forget to stop by and get a picture with the Easter Bunny.

Walk To End Lupus planned

March 23, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 9:00am

The fourth annual Walk To End Lupus Now is Saturday, May 9 at the Texas Pythian Home, 1825 E. Bankhead Drive, Weatherford. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. To register please go to the walk website at
Rally your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors to walk and Discover Your Power by raising funds for lupus research and educational programs, while increasing awareness and public support for those affected by lupus. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years.

Shaw-Kemp Ranch sets annual open house

March 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/11/2015 - 1:00pm

The annual Shaw-Kemp Open House is scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, April 11 from 1-5 p.m. – weather permitting – at the Shaw-Kemp Ranch (Nebo Valley), located at 220 Kemp Road, just off of Highway 51 South (a.k.a. Granbury Highway).
For the past 35 years, Mary Kemp, with the help of a hundred or so of her closest friends and family members, has hosted the annual Shaw-Kemp Open House, celebrating history, blue bonnets and the brand of good, down-home fun and hospitality for which Parker County has become famous. 
Step back in time while looking at log cabins, a ranch house, a school, a church, a grocery store, a post office, a bank, a barber shop, and much more.
Live entertainment will be held all afternoon on the DeBeauford house porch.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 27

  • AHS at Volleypalooza Varsity Tournament, TBA

Friday, August 28

  • TCA Varsity at LCCS Tournament; TBA

  • AHS Varsity VS Liberty Christian at Aledo; 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Cedar Park Timberwolves at McLane Stadium, Waco TX, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Granbury Cornerstone Christian Academy; 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 29

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

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