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In this issue

  • New AHS/Daniel principal named

    Thursday, May 23

    Aledo ISD has named Michael Martinak as principal at Aledo High School-Daniel Ninth Grade Campus beginning with the 2024-2025 school year. Martinak has spent his entire educational career - the …

  • Weatherford course growing in popularity and length

    Wednesday, May 22

    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 …

  • Trio of former Bearcats receive honors

    Wednesday, May 22

    Former Aledo Bearcat Trace Mazon was selected as the Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Position Player of the Week, Weatherford College announced on Friday, May 3. The freshman …

  • Ott named new Ladycats coach

    Wednesday, May 22

    Donny Ott has been named the head varsity girls basketball coach at Aledo High School. Ott has been the head girls basketball coach at Summer Creek High School in the Humble ISD - a 2023-2024 …

  • Bearcats' postseason run concludes against Argyle

    Wednesday, May 22

    SOUTHLAKE – Following victories over South Hills and Colleyville Heritage in the first two rounds of Class 5A postseason play, the Aledo Bearcats baseball team squared off against a strong …

  • Ladycats sweep regional semifinal series

    Wednesday, May 22

    A week after having to play small ball to walk off against Joshua in the Class 5A Region I quarterfinals, the Aledo Ladycats brought the big bats with them to Midwestern State University in Wichita …

  • Car shows have something for all tastes

    Wednesday, May 22

    Perfect restorations, custom modifications, and flat-out jalopies rolled into the Parker County Cowboy Church parking lot Saturday, May 4, as the church and arena on FM 5 in Aledo hosted their third …

  • Aledo High School Arts Department Night at the Pops

    Wednesday, May 22

    Elijah Silver silences a timpani drum during the May 10 Aledo High School Arts Department Night at the Pops. The event included show tunes performed …

  • House Democrats call for education special session

    Wednesday, May 22

    Texas House Democrats are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to call a special session to increase public school funding, while Abbott is criticizing them for opposing legislation last year that tied increased …

  • Parker County Cowboy Church

    Wednesday, May 22

  • Buc built a dynasty instead of buildings

    Wednesday, May 22

    Had Tim Buchanan followed his original dream, some folks might be working and/or living in some buildings he designed. Instead, he became a football coach and built the most successful football …

  • Board gets more info on budget

    Tuesday, May 21

    The Weatherford Independent School District got more clarity on the budget, and while the news could be better it certainly is less bleak than what some other districts are facing.   At its …

  • Big Brother is Watching!

    Tuesday, May 21

    Most people know that metaphor means the government has you under surveillance, mostly without your knowing. Many may not know where the term originated. It came from the 1949 George Orwell …

  • Where Do We Go From Here?

    Tuesday, May 21

    The old hymn declares that we are marching to higher ground. Our prevailing culture, however, suggests otherwise. Consider a joke making the rounds at the turn of the century when the internet …

  • Long-time Council Member Bruce Pinckard resigns

    Monday, May 20

    The Annetta City Council meeting on Thursday, May was a bit somber with the resignation of long-time member Bruce Pinckard. He had severed the City of Annetta for 19 years. From 2005-2010 …


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