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State-ranked Ladycats sweep Brewer

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Story by Tony Eierdam (Video by Dominic Genetti)

Paced by eight kills each from Aledo senior middle Jordan Jacobs and junior middle Briana Sharratt, the state-ranked No. 11 Ladycats swept Brewer, 25-14, 25-12, 25-11, Friday night in District 5-4A action at Brewer

The win raises the first-place Ladycats district mark to 3-0 and 21-8 overall. Aledo will continue district play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Boswell.

Durham School Services donates to WISD Education Foundation

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Derik Moore/Special to The Community NewsDurham School Services has once again partnered with the WISD Education Foundation by donating a $15,000 check which will provide opportunities for teachers to receive grants for additional resources in their classrooms. Since 2000, Durham School Services has donated more than $100,000 to the WISD Education Foundation. Pictured from left are Charlotte LaGrone, WISD Director of Community Relations and Education Foundation; Gerald Exman, Durham School Services General Manager; and Dr. Deborah Cron, WISD Superintendent.

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk set for Sept. 25

September 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News: The 2010 Memory Walk is being held in memory of Nickie Allen, longtime supporter of of the Alzheimer's Association.

The Alzheimer’s Association - North Central Texas Chapter is inviting area residents to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the annual Memory Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Weatherford College. Hundreds of walkers are expected to join this year’s 1.5 mile Memory Walk to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease. Registration for Memory Walk starts at 8 a.m., the pre-walk program begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m.

Center of Hope golf tournament set Oct. 11

September 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Center of Hope Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 11 at Canyon West Golf Course. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start to the tournament at 12:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.centerofhopetx.com. To download a registration form, click here.

TOTS holds auditions for Christmas ‘whodunit’

September 18, 2010 by Randy Keck

Auditions for “If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas” will be held at Theatre Off The Square at 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27-28, with callbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 29. This holiday “whodunit” is written by Texas playwright Pat Cook and is produced courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company.

Casting call for this production is five men ages 20-60, six women ages 20-60, one boy and one girl, each aged 9-11. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1, and the show runs for two weekends, Dec. 10-19.

Peace out, Advocats

September 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

Aledo Children's Advocats Jennifer Collins (left) and Ann Simmons show their team spirit Friday afternoon during the '9th Annual Groovy Golf Tournament' put on by the Advocats at Crown Valley Country Club.

Digging it out

September 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

Aledo Middle School eighth grade hitter Ashley Arsenault gets down for a dig Thursday night during the Ladycats match against Joshua at the Multi-Purpose Center.

TOTS auditions to be held Sept. 27-28

September 17, 2010 by Randy Keck

Auditions for "If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas "will be held at Theatre Off The Square at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27-28, with callbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 29. This holiday whodunit is written by Texas playwright Pat Cook and is produced courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company. Theatre Off The Square is located at 114 N. Denton, one-half block north of Ft. Worth Highway in Weatherford.

Casting call for this production is five men ages 20-60, six women ages 20-60, one boy and one girl, each aged 9-11. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1, and the show runs for two weekends, Dec. 10-19.

United Way kicks off

September 17, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News: Dennis Clayton, president of the board for the Parker County United Way, stands along a the Courthouse Square in Weatherford at the kick off event for the United Way.

The United Way of Parker County has officially kicked off their campaigning. At the Downtown Cafe in Weatherford Friday morning, supporters and board members gathered to start the new donating season that will last until the end of the year.

Downtown Cafe is a partner with the United Way as well as Crossroads.

AISD Crime Prevention program scheduled

September 17, 2010 by Randy Keck

Free food, entertainment and prizes are all part of this year’s Crime Prevention Awareness program sponsored by the Aledo ISD Police Department and the district’s Community Partners. The event is Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium.

A variety of agencies will be on hand for demonstrations, including the Aledo Fire Department, Parker County Sheriff’s Office, LifeCare, CareFlite, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Willow Park Police and Fire Department.
The entire community is invited to join the fun and learn about preventing crime in our neighborhoods.

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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