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Events of interest to all Parker County residents

County Clean-Up

April 3, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/06/2013 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

This year’s Parker County clean-up will be on Saturday, April 6. Bring sorted recyclable or reusable items to your local precinct barn from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.parkercountyemergencymanagement.com/environment.asp.

CERT class

March 26, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/27/2013 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Parker County’s spring 2013 CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays, April 8, 15 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. The classes will be held at the Parker County Emergency Operations Center, 215 Trinity St. in Weatherford. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kit Marshall at kit.marshall@parkercountytx.com or 817-598-0969. Please RSVP so that further information can be sent prior to April 8. Plan to bring any snacks you may need for the evening meetings and a brown bag for the Saturday meetings.

CERT class

March 26, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Parker County’s spring 2013 CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays, April 8, 15 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. The classes will be held at the Parker County Emergency Operations Center, 215 Trinity St. in Weatherford. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kit Marshall at kit.marshall@parkercountytx.com or 817-598-0969. Please RSVP so that further information can be sent prior to April 8. Plan to bring any snacks you may need for the evening meetings and a brown bag for the Saturday meetings.

Money management class

March 19, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/26/2013 - 2:00pm

Parker County will hold a financial management class called “Managing Your Money” from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at the Parker County Agricultural Services Class located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The class is for anyone interested in how to better manage their money, but it also for people who are currently in bankruptcy Chapter 7 and/or 13. The intent of the course is to increase your financial knowledge and skills, topics everyone filing for bankruptcy needs to know. The topics covered will include: Developing a Spending Plan, Money Management, Wise Use of Credit and Consumer information. There is a $10.00 charge to attend the class. For more information or to register call 817-598-6168.

Conservation District Meeting

August 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/06/2012 - 9:00am

The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District #558 will meet in an open board meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Conference Room located in the Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main St., Suite 100, Weatherford. The public is invited to attend. For agendas, see www.community-news.com.

AGENDA

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF LAST BOARD MEETING
2. PRESENT AND PAY BILLS
3. DIRECTOR ELECTION – ZONE 4 & APPOINTMENT ZONE 3
4. CLEAR FORK WATERSHED REPORT/PLANNING
5. NRCS ACTIVITIES REPORT
6. TEXAS STATE SWCB REPRESENTATIVE REPORT
A. State Director’s Meeting - Bastrop
7. DISTRICT REPORTS
A. 503 Water Quality Management Plans
B. Rolling Plains Association Meeting
C. Financial Statement
D. Watershed Newsletter
8. MISCELLANEOUS
A. Sign Checks
B. TSP Reimbursement Form
C. Director Travel Vouchers
D. Supplemental Technical Assistance Request

IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT (ARTICLE 625217, +SECTION 2, VERNON’S TEXAS CIVIL STATUES), THE BOARD MAY ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Public Construction Meeting

April 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/15/2012 - 7:00pm

Parker County Judge Mark Riley will hold a public meeting to provide information about the upcoming FM 1187 construction at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at Aledo United Methodist Church. Information will be provided for businesses on FM 1187 as well as anyone who regularly drives on it.

Precinct and County Conventions

March 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 8:30am

All Democratic Parker County Precinct Conventions will be on Saturday, April 21 at the Parker County Senior Center in Weatherford. Sign-in starts at 9:30 a.m., with precinct conventions to begin shortly thereafter. The countywide convention will follow. All registered voters in Parker County may attend and participate in the convention. At this event, the party will choose nominees to the State Democratic Convention. For more information, contact Democratic County Chair Jennifer Scott at 817-694-2261.

All Republican Parker County Precinct Conventions will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Ninth Grade Center in Weatherford, followed by a County Convention to begin no earlier than 9:30. Registration will open at 8:00 am. Parker County registered voters will be eligible to participate. The Nominations Committee will accept applications for positions to be considered to be a delegate and alternate to the State Convention. An application for State Convention Delegate or Alternate is available at parkertxgop.org. The Resolutions Committee will accept resolutions for consideration now through April 7th. The proposed resolutions should be submitted to County Chair Zan Prince at 200 Palo Pinto, Weatherford, Texas 76086.

Money Management Class

March 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/19/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Parker County will conduct a two hour personal financial management class called “Managing Your Money” from 2-4 p.m. Monday, March 19 at the Parker County Agricultural Services Center, 604 North Main St. in Weatherford. The class is for anyone interested in how to better manage their money, but it also for people who are currently in bankruptcy Chapter 7 and/or 13. The intent of the course is to increase financial knowledge and skills. The topics covered will include: Developing a Spending Plan, Money Management, Wise Use of Credit and Consumer information. There is a $10 charge to attend the class. Financial assistance is available to participants who qualify. For more information or to register, call 817-598-6168.

Money Management Class

January 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Parker County will conduct a two-hour personal financial management class called Managing Your Money Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Parker County Agricultural Services Class located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The class is for anyone interested in how to better manage their money, but also for people who are currently in bankruptcy Chapter 7 and/or 13. There is a $10.00 charge to attend the class. Financial assistance is available to participants who qualify. For more information or to register call (817) 598-6168.

County to hold meeting on redistricting

September 19, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/20/2011 - 6:00pm

Parker County will hold a meeting open to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Parker County Courthouse beginning at 6 p.m.

The meeting will allow the public to look at the few proposed changes to the county’s voting precincts and the minor changes to the commissioner’s precincts. The minor adjustments are due to population changes within the county.

Maps will be on display for residents to see and county officials will be on hand to answer any questions.

Sports Calendar

Friday, March 27

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Preview at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Texas Relays, Qualifiers Only

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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