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April 26, 2024


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In this issue

  • Former church to become fine arts school

    Friday, April 26

    The Willow Park City Council made a decision at its Tuesday, April 23 meeting that is both educational and entertaining. They approved a zoning change for the building that once housed Willow …

  • Bearcats win district title, fall to Rider

    Wednesday, April 24

    After defeating Azle 5-1 on Friday, April 19, to secure the District 5-5A title for the fifth season in a row - not counting 2020 due to the pandemic - the Aledo Bearcats had the opportunity to …

  • Ladycats end regular season undefeated in district play

    Wednesday, April 24

    The Aledo Ladycats ran away with the District 5-5A title once again as they closed out the 2024 season unblemished in District 5-5A play.   A combination of stalwart pitching and discipline …

  • Ladycats fall short of returning to state

    Wednesday, April 24

    The Aledo Ladycats golf team fell short of their bid for a fourth consecutive trip to the state tournament, finishing fourth in the Class 5A Region I Tournament at Lake Ridge Country Club in Lubbock …

  • Ladycats win regional championships

    Wednesday, April 24

    Pardon the pun, but the Aledo Ladycats track team is on quite a run. And now, a trio of Ladycats will continue on to state, along with a member of the Bearcats. The quartet will compete in the …

  • Bearcats pace district honors

    Wednesday, April 24

    Led by a quartet of superlative honors, the Aledo Bearcats received plenty of accolades from the league’s coaches on the All-District 5-5A Boys Soccer Team. Sophomore Trapper Davis was …

  • Stokes seeking home run at state

    Wednesday, April 24

    For a baseball player, Braden Stokes turned out to be a pretty good golfer. Less than three years ago his dream was to follow his dad, Jason Stokes, into major league baseball. However, he chose …

  • Aledo faces upcoming league, regional foes

    Wednesday, April 24

    The Aledo varsity tennis team competed at the Northwest ISD Tournament on Friday, April 19 against some upcoming District 5-5A and Regional I competitors.   Bryanna Orr went 4-0 for the day …

  • Dozen Ladycats honored by coaches

    Wednesday, April 24

    Freshman midfielder Ally Wiemer’s selection as Offensive Newcomer of the Year paced a dozen Ladycats who were among the All-District 5-5A honors handed out by the district coaches. …

  • Left-Handers and Aggies

    Tuesday, April 23

    The Good Book’s Chapter 6 of Matthew provides challenging specifics on living the good life, but   verse three seems most daunting. It concerns the importance of maintaining a chasm …

  • Early voting underway in local elections

    Tuesday, April 23

    Early voting began Monday, April 22 for municipal, school board, and various bond elections. It ends on April 30 with Saturday, May 4 being election day. What is on the ballot depends on where you …

  • Janice Pringle

    Tuesday, April 23

    Janice M. Pringle passed away on April 13, 2024. Janice was born in Clovis, New Mexico, on January 30, 1939, to her parents James Barnett and Hattie Bell. Janice was proceeded in death …

  • Ronald Morris

    Tuesday, April 23

    Ronald Morris passed away on April 16, 2024, in Falls City, Nebraska. Ronald was born on August 3, 1979, in Topeka, Kansas to Jerry and Cynthia (Kinkle) Morris. He was raised in Fort Worth and …

  • Girl Scout earns highest honor

    Tuesday, April 23

    Aledo High School senior Jane Claire Anderson received recognition from the Annetta City Council members for the winning the Girl Scout Gold Award. The recognition came at Annetta’s April 18 …

  • Taste of Parker County a scrumptious hit

    Tuesday, April 23

    That delicious smell wafting throughout the area little more than a week ago was the smell of success - and a lot of of tasty treats. From pizza to doughnuts to delicacies that would require …

  • All smiles for health

    Saturday, April 20

    It was all smiles on Friday for representatives of several Parker County non-profit organizations. Board members of the Parker County Health Foundation distributed checks to its partner organizations …


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