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Political Meeting

September 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 7:00pm

The Parker County Tea Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at Victory Baptist Church, 1311 E Bankhead Hwy in Weatherford. State Representative Phil King will speak on state issues affecting Parker County. For more information call Terry at 817-480-4868.

Fundraiser

September 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/27/2012 - 6:30pm

Texas State Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson will be the featured guest speaker at the Parker County Republican Women’s fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center. Commissioner Patterson will deliver Texas political information with a dose of reality, hope and humor. The event will include dinner and other activities. Tickets are $75 each or two for $125. For more information, email kaysgarden7@gmail.com or call Kay Cole at 817-599-8484.

Horse Trials

September 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2012 (All day) - Sun, 10/14/2012 (All day)

The Greenwood Farm Fall Horse Trials, presented by Charlie Gilchrist’s Southwest Ford, will be on Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2100 Greenwood Road, Weatherford. Dressage will be from 12-5 p.m. on Friday. Dressage, stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. Stadium jumping and cross-country jumping will be from 8 a.m.-3p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free, and food and tack vendors will be on the grounds. For more information email greenwoodfarminc@aol.com, call 817-599-8159 or visit www.greenwoodfarmonline.com.

Rocket Shoot

September 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/29/2012 - 4:30pm

Aledo Cub Scout Pack 109 will hold a "Rocket Shoot" from 4:30 p.m. to sundown on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Bearcat Park.

Blessing of the Animals

September 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

The Episcopal Church in Parker County will hold a St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at 2 Dean Road in Aledo.

Safety/Bullying Prevention Seminar

September 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/22/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Northwest ATA will hold a child safety and bullying prevention seminar from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at 108 S. Ranch House Road in Willow Park. The seminar is free to all ages. For more information, call Becky Wade at 682-438-7626.

Bill Eastman Plaque Dedication

September 18, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/23/2012 - 2:00pm

Bill Eastman Plaque DedicationBill Eastman Plaque Dedication
Members of the community will dedicate a plaque to the memory of Bill Eastman at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at Brown Cemetery in Aledo. Eastman spent 28 years as a caretaker at the cemetery, and was one of the pillars of the Aledo community.

Fundraiser

September 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/20/2012 - 1:00pm

The Parker County Bulls 9-year-old baseball team will host a golf tournament at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 at Split Rail Golf Course in Aledo. Cost is $90 per player. Fee includes lunch provided by Chicken Express, driving range, cart and green fee. Format is 4-person scramble with a shot gun start. For more information or to register call 817-550-3872.

Ex-Students Banquet

September 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/13/2012 - 5:00pm

The Aledo ISD Ex-Student Association Banquet will be on Oct. 13 at the Don Daniel Ninth Grade Center on Bailey Ranch Road. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. The meal will be served at 7 p.m. Dinner and dues ($3) will be $15 each. There will be a silent auction with proceeds to go to the scholarship fund. All ex-students are encouraged to attend. The homecoming game will be Oct. 12, against O.D. Wyatt from Fort Worth. If you have any questions or do not receive an invitation, call Lillian Haile at 817-441-8862 or 817-312-4402.

Drive-Thru Flu Clinic

September 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/22/2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

The Parker County Hospital District and Parker County Emergency Management will have three drive-thru flu clinics on Saturday, September 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The clinics will be at 400 Eagle Spirit Lane off of FM 1189 in Brock, the Springtown ISD Transportation Barn at 501 Pojo Drive and the Aledo ISD Maintenance Barn at 1000 Bailey Ranch Road, just east of the football stadium. Vaccinations will cost $10 for adults and will be free for children ages 9 to 18.

Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield users will need to bring their insurance cards so that they can be billed. Medicare patients will pay nothing out of pocket if they have their Medicare card. Seniors age 65 and over can choose to receive a “high dose” vaccine.

Residents must fill out a brief consent form that can be found the Parker County Hospital District’s web site at www.parkercountyhd.org under the “Event Calendar” tab and clicking on the “Consent Form for Shots” link.

For more information see the attached Press Release from the Parker county Judge's Office or call the Parker County Hospital District at 817-341-2520.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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