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August 5, 2022


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  • Town role model is off to college

    Thursday, August 4

    Role models are an important part of life on Earth. Most everyone has theirs for almost every aspect of life. There are many personality traits that one can have to make them a role model to just one …

  • Area swimmers win championships

    Thursday, August 4

    Most folks don’t readily think of water when they hear Des Moines, Iowa. However, a few swimmers from Parker County made quite a splash there this past weekend. Meanwhile, several  …

  • Sigala competes at nationals

    Thursday, August 4

    Every athlete has their end-of-season goal. In the summer seasons, the goal is national tournaments.  For Trinity Christian Academy senior volleyball player Katherine “Bella” …

  • Cerja wins Bassmaster National Championship

    Thursday, August 4

    Mark Cerja, Jr. has not even started at Aledo High School yet but has already made a name for himself. The incoming freshman competed in the Bassmaster National Championship on July 29-30 in …

  • Vaultcats prep for nationals

    Thursday, August 4

    As the summer comes to a close and school sports start kicking off, the final national events for summer sports are taking place. For five Aledo students, it all comes down to the Pole Vault Summer …

  • New AVP of student services named

    Thursday, August 4

    Weatherford College President Tod Allen Farmer has named Dr. Scott Tarnowieckyi the college’s new assistant vice president of student services. Tarnowieckyi has spent 12 years at the …

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  • Texas Butane Co. promises safety, quality service to all customers

    Wednesday, August 3

    Founded in 1958, Texas Butane Co. is a true family-run business with deep roots in Parker County.  Co-owner Judy White — who shares the business with her husband, Morris — can …

  • Aledo paving projects set to begin Aug. 8

    Wednesday, August 3

    The City of Aledo has contracted Advanced Paving Company to perform maintenance work on the following streets: E. Oak Street, Walnut Street, Elm Street, W. Oak Street, and Underwood Road. …

  • City encourages smart water usage

    Wednesday, August 3

    “What’s going on with my water bill?” Many North Texas residents and businesses are asking this question now as a result of an exceptionally hot and dry summer, and with …

  • Wrong street names caught after 27 years

    Wednesday, August 3

    It took a while - a long while - but name corrections for a couple of streets were made at the Aledo City Council meeting on Thursday, July 28. The thing is, most or all of the folks on those …

  • College 1001

    Wednesday, August 3

    Lee Ancona, Ph. D. will present College 1001, a class for students who are about to leave for college, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at The Quad, 213 Pecan Drive in Aledo. Ancona is a a retired …

  • Arwen Wise to attend Coast Guard Academy

    Tuesday, August 2

    Arwen Wise, 2022 graduate of Aledo High School, was offered appointments to four military academies as she approached graduation: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the …

  • Native Plant Society Meeting

    Tuesday, August 2

    The Cross Timbers chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will resume monthly meetings after the summer break at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11,  at Mount Pleasant School, 213 Raymond …

  • Parker County Active Democrats

    Tuesday, August 2

    The Parker County Active Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. on  Monday, Aug. 8, in the Strain Room of Weatherford College’s Doss Student Center. Parker County Democratic Chair Kay Parr will …

  • Red Summer Bash

    Tuesday, August 2

    The Parker County Republican Women will host Red Summer Bash, a food and fellowship opportunity for Republicans, from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Parker County Sheriff's Posse, 2551 Mineral …

  • DSHS gets nearly 15,000 monkeypox vaccines

    Tuesday, August 2

    The Texas Department of State Health Services has received and distributed 14,780 doses of the monkey pox vaccine to local health departments and DSHS regional offices. Another 27,000 doses could be …

  • Changing the world one garden at a time

    Tuesday, July 26

    The word “garden” brings to mind beauty, delicacies, all things good for humankind. What better way to make an impression on the community she calls home than by creating her own …


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