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March 24, 2023


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  • The name of the game is adapting

    Thursday, March 23

    I am in the process of listening to a series of podcasts called “ Business Wars .” Business Wars has several “seasons” under its belt – a season being defined as …

  • Several from Aledo among state leaders

    Wednesday, March 22

    Continuing a tradition of strong track seasons, several members of the Aledo Bearcats and Ladycats are among the state leaders in their respective events. Leading the Aledo contingent is pole …

  • Several from area among NTHSRA leaders

    Wednesday, March 22

    Several competitors from the Aledo-Weatherford area are among the top 15 in their respective events in the North Texas High School Rodeo as only a few rodeos remain before the NTHSRA Finals May …

  • Several from Aledo honored by THSCA

    Wednesday, March 22

    Several members of the Aledo boys and girls basketball teams, along with wrestlers, have been named academic all-state by the Texas High School Coaches Association. Girls basketball: First team …

  • Gray eighth in state

    Wednesday, March 22

    Aledo’s Avery Gray finished eighth in the state in the 259-plus division at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association Class 5A Division I Girls State Powerlifting Meet at the …

  • Two Bearcats named all-district

    Wednesday, March 22

    Two seniors on the Aledo Bearcats were honored by the league’s coaches as members of the All-District 5-5A Team recently. Drew Clock was selected for the first team and Brandon Fields was named …

  • Ladycats continue run through district

    Wednesday, March 22

    The Aledo Ladycats softball team continued their torrid run through District 5-5A with wins over Brewer (6-0 at home) and Azle (17-1 on the road). Clearly, spring break had no effect on the …

  • Two Lady Eagles receive All-State honors

    Wednesday, March 22

    Two Trinity Christian Academy freshmen were named to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) 4A All-State Team for the 2022-2023 basketball season. Sadie Gough was named …

  • Brewer bests Bearcats in district opener

    Wednesday, March 22

    Runs came at a premium during a classic pitchers duel in the Aledo Bearcats’ District 5-5A opener on Tuesday, March 21, as the visiting Brewer Bears left town toting a 3-1 win. Trey …

  • Weatherford College board extends president’s contract

    Wednesday, March 22

    The Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved a one-year extension to President Tod Allen Farmer’s contract and approved the 2023-24 tuition and fees schedule at their meeting Thursday, …

  • Poised in Public - Elementary and middle school students address AISD Board

    Wednesday, March 22

    It was a big lectern, but that didn’t intimidate students from McCall Elementary School and Aledo Middle School when they addressed the school board in February. Aledo Middle School …

  • BDGA Clay Shoot

    Wednesday, March 22

    The Business Development Group of aledo recently held its annual clay shoot, which benefits local school and youth organizations. Shooters from several schools participated in the youth shoot earlier …

  • Lilly Sue Parsons

    Wednesday, March 22

    A sweet angel, Lilly Sue Parsons, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Lilly was born briefly into this world on March 18, 2023, in Fort Worth, Texas to her loving parents, Phillip …

  • Gridiron Club of Dallas honors Moeller, Buchanan

    Wednesday, March 22

    Senior center Max Moeller of the Aledo Bearcats and former Aledo head coach Tim Buchanan were honored Sunday night at the Gridiron Club of Dallas’ 14th annual banquet at the Dallas/Addison …

  • Rare pink grasshopper spotted in Willow Park

    Wednesday, March 22

    A rare pink grasshopper was recently spied by Annie Fritz in a back yard in Willow Park. It is estimated that there is less than a one percent chance of seeing a pink grasshopper in your lifetime. …

  • Sheriff announces large fentanyl seizures, multiple arrests

    Tuesday, March 21

    With the continued prevalence of fentanyl related drug seizures and deaths, several recent cases initiated by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit (SCU) have led to large …

  • This Week's Cartoon

    Tuesday, March 21

  • Take time to smell the flowers

    Tuesday, March 21

    This is the time of year in late winter/early spring when some flowers bloom beautifully for a very short time. I also pause to experience the moment of their beauty because each moment is all we …

  • Ellis made impact in a small town

    Tuesday, March 21

    Carrie Ellis, formerly West, came to Willow Park six years ago and immediately made history as the first female chief of police in Parker County. More than that, a lot of folks think she was one of …

  • Bill would require fentanyl education

    Monday, March 20

    The death of a Leander High School graduate from a fentanyl overdose has prompted state Rep. Terry Wilson, R-Georgetown, to file a bill that would require 10 hours of education annually concerning …


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