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The Community News • P.O. Box 1031 • 203 Pecan Dr. • Aledo, TX 76008 • 817-441-7661 • FAX: 817-441-5419

 

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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, 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.

March 22 Issue

March 21, 2013 by Randy Keck

March 22, 2013

The March 22 issue of The Community News is at the printer.

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March 15 Issue

March 14, 2013 by Randy Keck

The March 15 issue of The Community News is at the printer.

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Sponsor a Spay

March 11, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Puppy and kitten season has already begun at the animal shelter with numerous puppies being turned in as "unwanted." Help reduce unwanted litters by Sponsoring A Spay. Parker County Pets Alive is seeking $50 sponsors (any amount is appreciated) to help defer the cost to spay or neuter pets in need at the upcoming March 28 low-cost pet clinic in Weatherford. All residents, regardless of income, are welcome to take advantage of these low-cost services. Alter surgery is by appointment only, other services are walk in basis from 10 am to noon. For more info please email parkercountypetsalive@gmail.com or call Texas Coalition for Animal Protection at 940-566-5551.

March 8 Issue

March 7, 2013 by Randy Keck

The March 8 issue of The Community News is at the printer.

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