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September 2, 2022


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In this issue

  • Board approves tax rate

    Saturday, September 3

    The Aledo ISD Board of Trustees adopted the 2022-2023 budget of $102,668,054 and approved a decrease to the district’s overall tax rate for the fourth-straight year. The vote was held at a …

  • Yes, we are very late this week

    Saturday, September 3

    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 …

  • Special birthday parade for 6-year-old battling leukemia

    Saturday, September 3

    What kid doesn’t love a parade? Lincoln Finley is getting one of his own on Saturday, Sept. 10. The 6-year-old first-grade Coder Elementary School student has leukemia. He was diagnosed July …

  • Aledo cross country competes at Southlake

    Saturday, September 3

    Competing in a field that included 94 teams and more than 2,500 runners — oh, and very hot and humid weather — the Aledo boys and girls cross country squads made the trek to the Southlake …

  • Sohn switching from pool to football field

    Saturday, September 3

    The collegiate journey of former Aledo Bearcat swimmer Elijah Sohn continues. This time, however, he's switching sports and he's becoming a Bearkat again — albeit now with a …

  • Parker County Democrats to hear candidates

    Friday, September 2

    The Democratic candidates for comptroller and agriculture commissioner in the Nov. 8 general election will address the monthly meeting of the Parker County Active Democrats at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. …

  • Native Plant Society

    Friday, September 2

    Stresses on native Texas trees will be the program topic at the monthly meeting of the Native Plant Society’s Cross Timbers chapter at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8. Woodland ecologist …

  • The Field of Flags returns to Willow Park

    Friday, September 2

    The Rally Project will will again pay tribute to the 343 firefighters who perished on Sept. 11, 2001, with its Field of Flags on Patriot Day weekend, Sept. 10-11 at the Shops at Willow Park, 210 …

  • Eagles drop opener

    Friday, September 2

    In this past Friday’s season opening football game, the Willow Park Trinity Christian Eagles fell on the road to Fort Worth Temple Christian 28-14. Temple Christian built a 21-7 halftime …

  • Racketcats off to strong district start

    Friday, September 2

    The Aledo varsity team tennis squad is off to a 2-0 start in District 5-5A play, opening with a thrilling 10-8 home win over Wichita Falls Rider last week and following this week with a 14-0 home …

  • Ladycats sweep Paschall

    Friday, September 2

    The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team is rolling on its way to district competition. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the Ladycats played Arlington Lamar in a clean sweep. 9A won in two sets 25-8, 25-10. 9B won …

  • Guyer Coming to Town

    Thursday, September 1

    Tim Buchanan has never been one to back down from a challenge. Of course that is one of the reasons he is one of the most successful high school football coaches in America ever to walk the …

  • Aledo’s second half comeback falls just short in season opener

    Thursday, September 1

    The 2022-23 Aledo Bearcat football season opened Friday night, Aug. 26, taking on the three-time defending TAPPS Division 1 State Champions Dallas Parish Episcopal Panthers at Gloria H. Snyder …

  • Flooding prompts disaster declaration

    Monday, August 29

    Heavy rains through Texas last week caused flooding, particularly in the Dallas area, prompting Gov. Greg Abbott to issue a disaster declaration for 23 affected counties. Texans who were affected by …


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