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May 10, 2024


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In this issue

  • Bearcats, Ladycats sign with respective schools

    Wednesday, May 8

    Continuing another school year of much athletic success, more Aledo Bearcats and Ladycats recently signed letters-of-intent to compete in college. The sports ranged from swimming to pole vaulting to …

  • Sykes brothers push through adversity

    Wednesday, May 8

    To say the Sykes brothers have had a rollercoaster senior year is an understatement. The Willow Park Trinity Christian Academy twins have a setback-to-comeback story that is a lesson in positive …

  • Aledo High School’s Promenade

    Wednesday, May 8

    Campbell Cayce and Evan Thompson pose for a photo by Campbell’s mother, Mary Katherine Cayce, during Aledo High School’s Promenade on May 4. More coverage of Promenade, Prom, and …

  • New principal named for McAnally Middle School

    Wednesday, May 8

    Aledo ISD has named Dr. Christopher White as principal at McAnally Middle School beginning with the 2024-2025 school year. White has been a principal at Richard Allie Middle School in Crowley …

  • Kangaroos upset in bidistrict

    Wednesday, May 8

    In an upset, the Weatherford Kangaroos’ baseball season came to an end in their Class 6A bi-district best-of-3 series against Keller on May 2-3. Keller won the first game at home 2-1 and came …

  • Bearcats squash Scorpions to win bi-district title

    Wednesday, May 8

    CROWLEY - Only the weather could prolong South Hills’ season as the Aledo Bearcats made quick work of their Class 5A bidistrict matchup.   An 11-run sixth inning in the series opener …

  • Thieves take mail

    Wednesday, May 8

    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 …

  • Council closer to adding police department

    Wednesday, May 8

    As any community grows, so does its need for strong law enforcement.   Take the City of Aledo, for example. Over its history it has outgrown the sleepy, bedroom community aesthetic and has …

  • Spate of tornadoes far outpaces the average

    Tuesday, May 7

    April was a busy month for tornadoes across the United States with 373 recorded, bringing the total for the year to 549, the  Austin American-Statesman  reported. That is nearly double the …

  • Numbers don’t lie — but they sure can cheat

    Tuesday, May 7

    Public education is an important facet of life in Parker County. Good schools are one of the major engines of the economic growth of our county. And while we might all feel “sticker …

  • Christian Nationalism vs Christianity

    Tuesday, May 7

    Tim Dunn’s recent op-ed in the Midland Times denouncing his label as a Christian Nationalist was an amusing piece of gaslighting.   There is no man in the State of Texas who has …

  • Postal Service Rescued?

    Tuesday, May 7

    With news of incivility, protests and disruption gobbling up radio and television air time and dominating front-page newspaper articles, many of us are in a state of perpetual tension. What will …

  • Odd town names carry history, humor

    Tuesday, May 7

    “What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet,” Juliet, in William Shakesphere’s Romeo and Juliet. The phrase first stated four …

  • Peters wins gold in shot put

    Friday, May 3

    Lauren St. Peters, no stranger to Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin, reached the pinnacle of her high school throwing career Friday, May 2. Competing for a third …


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