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September 2, 2022


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  • Board approves tax rate

    Saturday, September 3, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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 …

  • Guyer Coming to Town

    Thursday, September 1, 2022

    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, 2022

    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, 2022

    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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