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Willow Park Palooza

The annual Willow Park Palooza was held on Saturday, June 1, at the Shops at Willow Park. The event is held each spring and features dozens of vendors, food, and live entertainment. First scheduled …

St. Peters honored as Legacy All-Star

Lauren St. Peters of the Aledo Ladycats track and field team was honored by the Texas Girls Coaches Association as a Legacy All-Star recently. St. Peters, who graduated from Aledo High School on …

Bearcats reloading begins with spring ball

As he prepares for his second season as head coach, Aledo's Robby Jones liked what he saw during spring workouts as the Bearcats start the reloading process. In places like Aledo - well, …

Million dollar donation aids Weatherford Christian School

Finding a high return on investment can be impossible in these uncertain economic times, but for Jim Bob and Kate Measures, there was no question where they wanted to donate their land sale for an …

Aledo's Gregory makes history

Hunter Gregory prepares to cross the stage in his Native American regalia at the Aledo High School graduation ceremony on May 24.
Hunter Gregory grew up hearing about his Cherokee heritage. When he crossed the stage on May 24 to receive his diploma as a graduate of Aledo High School, he shared that heritage with all in …

Ladycats lose 1-0 in state semifinal heartbreaker

Aledo sophomore Kyleigh Pawlak (14) reaches second base ahead of the throw during the Class 5A state softball semifinal between Aledo and Harlingen South, on May 31, 2024 in Georgetown. Harlingen South won, 1-0.
GEORGETOWN – After losing to Richland in the area round of the 2023 postseason, the Aledo Ladycats softball team bounced back with a resurgent 2024 campaign that took the squad back to Austin. …

Weatherford woman visits Isreal in the wake of the Hamas Attack

Marina Sears of Weatherford visited and aided citizens in Israel following the Hamas attacks on Oct. 7, helping on a medical base. During her visit she met an Israeli filmmaker who made a movie about the attack on the Supernova Music Festival and now Sears is bringing it to Film Alley in Weatherford for a free showing at 6:30 p.m. on June 6.
Marina Sears saw an opportunity to help following a terrorizing moment and is doing so. The Weatherford resident made a trek across the world to help following the Hamas attacks in Israel on Oct. 7. …

Ladycats are state bound

BURLESON – The Aledo Ladycats are going to Austin to compete in the Class 5A State Softball Tournament following a 12-7 win over Burleson Centennial on Thursday, May 23, to complete the sweep …

Weatherford course growing in popularity and length

The Weatherford Disc Golf Course in the spring with bluebonnets in bloom is a beautiful sight.
It takes a community effort to maintain the Weatherford Disc Golf Course, and it would seem that everyone interested is on board. Located at 115 E Lake Dr. near Lake Weatherford, the course …

Residents address council with construction complaints

A group of residents from the Crown Road area addressed the Willow Park City Council with complaints related to the construction around them at its Tuesday, May 14, meeting, The project is part …

Ladycats walk off against Joshua to clinch Regional Quarter-final title

The Ladycats celebrate their walk-off win over Joshua to clinch the Regional Quarter-final championship on Thursday, May 9.
By Ryan Wade The Community News FORT WORTH - So often at this juncture of the playoffs, the difference between winning and losing comes down to the ability to capitalize on mistakes. That …

Thieves take mail

Out of commission – the outside mailboxes at the Aledo Post Office are out of commission for now. Thieves broke into the boxes recently and stole the mail there.
The outside mail boxes at the Aledo Post Office were recently robbed of the mail they contained. Dates and other details of the theft are not known, although U.S. Postal Inspector Sean Smith did …