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December 9, 2022


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  • Spirit Pages - Aledo vs Burleson Centennial

    Thursday, December 8, 2022

  • Vigils offer support to family of Athena Strand

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Residents of Parker County turned out at two vigils held on Tuesday to show support for the family of Athena Strand, the young girl who was kidnapped and killed in Wise County last week. Both …

  • Bailey family donates land to city

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Aledo’s City Council reconvened on Thursday, Dec. 1, for the final time in 2022 with several business items on the agenda. A major order of business focused on a donation of two parcels of …

  • Joann Young

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Joann (McKenney) Young passed away Thursday, December 1, 2022 in Weatherford. Joann was born October 24, 1933 in Fort Worth, the daughter of Luther and Margaret (Dobbs) McKenney. Joann grew up …

  • Six Eagles garner all-district honors

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Six members of the Trinity Christian Academy Eagles football team were named to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools All-Division III District 1 Team by the league’s …

  • Two from TCA named all-district

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Two members of the Trinity Christian Academy volleyball team were named to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools All-District 1-4A Team by the league’s coaches. Honored were …

  • AHS swimmers second, third at Granbury

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    The Aledo swim teams competed in Granbury recently at the Hood County YMCA, with the Ladycats finishing second and the Bearcats capturing third. The Ladycats took first place in both the 200-yard …

  • Three former Bearcats among Horned Frogs’ title quest

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Three former members of the Aledo Bearcats football team are now playing at TCU as the Horned Frogs seek to become the first team from Texas to capture the College Football Playoff national …

  • Aledo’s Tillotson receives elite honor

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Aledo senior cross country runner Sidney Tillotson has been named a Legacy All-Star by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.  “This is a very prestigious honor, as only 20 cross country …

  • Bearcats boast 2-1 record in Kangaroo Classic

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    With just three veteran players suiting up for Aledo this hoops season, head Bearcat JD Robinson has stressed the importance of his young team growing up in a hurry. As seniors Brandon Fields and …

  • Ladycats take home hardware in Burleson Tourney

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    The hoops season started a bit slower than Aledo’s Ladycat basketball squad hoped after dropping seven of their first 11 heading into the Burleson Tournament last Thursday. Head coach Nikki …

  • Historic powerhouses to clash in state semis

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    Two of the most historic Texas high school football programs ever will clash for the first time Saturday at Kincaide Stadium in Dallas as the Aledo Bearcats (12-2) and the Longview Lobos meet in the …

  • Hudson Oaks Christmas Tree Lighting

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    The City of Hudson Oaks hosted its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 2 at Gene Voyles Park. The event featured thousands of lights, Santa’s Workshop, train rides, and other family …

  • Christmas Tyme in Aledo

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    The City of Aledo hosted its annual Christmas Time in Aledo on Dec. 3. Thousands of area residents and visitors flocked downtown for food, entertainment, family activities, and shopping. Photos by …

  • This week's Cartoon

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022

  • Patrick lays out legislative priorities

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick outlined his goals for the upcoming legislative session, calling them “general concepts,” according to the Austin American-Statesman. With an estimated $27 …

  • Water is Life

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    Years ago, on a veterinary mission trip to Haiti, I was astonished when I witnessed a daily routine in the village where we worked. Early in the mornings, villagers walked for miles and miles to a …

  • Bearcats pull away from Spartans to reach state semis

    Sunday, December 4, 2022

    Aledo defensive tackle Bryon Wheeler could hardly contain himself following the Bearcats’ 42-21 victory against Burleson Centennial in their Class 5A Division I Region I final Saturday …

  • Christmas on the Square 2022

    Saturday, December 3, 2022

    The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Christmas on the Square on Dec. 3. The festival includes music, food, vendors, and lots of activities geared to families and children. Click …

  • Bearcats Live - Aledo vs Centennial

    Saturday, December 3, 2022


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