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May 10 Issue

May 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

The May 10 issue of The Community News is at the printer.

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Another great race

April 27, 2013 by Randy Keck

The eighth annual Aledo Children's Advocats Run, Walk or Crawl For Our Kids was held Saturday morning at Bearcat Stadium. The first race was the Kiddie 1K followed by the 5K. Click on the photo above for a gallery of additional photos from the event.

April 26 Issue

April 25, 2013 by Randy Keck

The April 26 issue of The Community News is at the printer, including our 2013 All About Kids special section with comprehensive summer camp listing.

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Ride for Heroes 2013

April 20, 2013 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community NewsRandy Keck/The Community NewsThe 2013 Moritz Chevrolet Ride for Heroes is in the books. About 1,200 bicycle riders took off from Aledo High School to raise money for local first responders. Check the photo gallery at www.community-news.com on Sunday for photos.

Willow Park resident and Boston Marathon runner confirms safety

April 15, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Willow Park resident and Boston Marathon runner Greg Takacs confirmed his safety to The Community News this afternoon. Takacs finished the race in 2 hours and 57 minutes, and said he had already returned to the hotel when the bombs went off roughly an hour later.

Takacs posted this message to friends on late Monday afternoon.
“To all my friends: I'm ok. Heading to the airport now. Hopefully back in town tonight. Thanks for thinking of me. It is such a horrible thing. I can't find words to describe my feelings right now...”

Crime report

April 11, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

The Parker County Sheriff's Department received a call regarding a man shooting rubber bullets from a toy gun at Bearcat Park on Tuesday. AISD Police Chief Chawn Gilliland said the man has been identified as the father of an AISD student playing with his child at the park.

Meeting canceled

April 8, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

The Bush Legacy Republican Women will not hold a regular meeting in April at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, as the third Thursday of the month conflicts with a Texas Federation of Republican Women's gathering for Legislative Day in Austin. The next meeting with be the third Thursday in May.

Saturday Fundraiser scheduled

April 5, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo Vet Clinic will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on behalf of an employee who recently had surgery but has no insurance.

Activities include a bake sale, hotdogs and drinks.

April 5 Issue

April 4, 2013 by Randy Keck

March 22, 2013March 22, 2013

The April 5 issue of The Community News is at the printer.

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Memorial service scheduled for Jim Thorp

March 27, 2013 by Randy Keck

A memorial service for Parker County Treasurer Jim Thorp has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 29 at Aledo United Methodist Church. Fr. Jay Atwood of St. Francis Episcopal Church will preside.

Sports Calendar

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.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

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