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Slings and Arrows

On Nov. 4 the Aledo Ladycats’ volleyball team traveled to Bridgeport for the area championship game against Argyle. Aside from the match itself, there was one troubling incident that has …

Catching Up

Well, it’s been a while since I wrote anything in these pages and I thought I’d try to catch up a little. Things have been crazy busy here at TCN what with all the fall activities …

Yes, we are very late this week

This issue (Sept. 2) of The Community News will reach you very late. We in “the media” are always pushing for transparency of government bodies, and I feel we as a newspaper, and I in …

I couldn’t help but feel a bit of panic when I covered last week’s Aledo ISD School Board workshop, wherein the district’s demographers gave their predictions about enrollment …

In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde and the hospital shooting in Tulsa, and the roughly 20 mass shootings that happened in between, the predictable has once …

Doing good for Aledo Last Thursday, Kit Marshall made a graceful exit from her role as mayor of the City of Aledo. Kit served on the city council for four years starting in 2002, and then as mayor …

As of the end of this month, I will have been the owner of The Community News for 27 years. During that time, I have never endorsed a candidate for political office, although there was one local race …

Ukraine and lessons of history Winston Churchill is credited with saying “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” The situation in Ukraine has led me to …

In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde and the hospital shooting in Tulsa, and the roughly 20 mass shootings that happened in between, the predictable has once …

My Coffee Cup

We all receive gifts at one time or another along life’s journey, but some gifts inevitably mean more than others. My late aunt Joyce knitted or crocheted (I’m not sure which) an …

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