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Perfect form

June 8, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Zane Willems displays correct form during fielding drills at the Aledo Bearcat Baseball Camp. The camp runs through Thursday at Bearcat Field.

AHS holds largest graduation ever

June 7, 2010 by Randy Keck

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Hunter Stockon walks across the stage at TCU's Daniel Meyer Coliseum to receive his diploma during commencement exercises tonight (Monday, June 7). More photos and coverage will be available in The Community News' June 11 issue.

Click on the photo above for our complete gallery of AHS graduation photos.

Update: Bongs removed from store

June 7, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo Shell station: The Aledo Shell station along south FM-1187.

Sources to The Community News today said that the bongs on sale at the Shell gas station along south FM-1187 have been removed.

The owner reportedly received several complaints and took the items off the shelves. The water pipes, also referred to as bongs, are used in smoking marijuana and were going for $25.

Check the print edition of The Community News Friday for a full story.

Swinging away

June 7, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Fourteen-year-old Kori Kizer takes a big cut off a toss from Brock head coach Sara Williamson Monday morning during the Ladycats Softball Camp at the Ladycats softball field. The camp ends on Thursday.

Lightning strikes, engulfs home in flames

June 4, 2010 by Christine Hurd

Special to The Community NewsSpecial to The Community News

Wednesday evening the Harvey family home at 109 Muir Hill Dr.
was struck by lightning. All of the family got out of the home before it was
engulfed in flames. Fire departments all the way from Springtown responded to
fire but the home is a total loss.

Bearcats Orange and White Game

May 28, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo running back Brian Cox (12) eludes the potential tackle of linebacker Parker Bradham (45) Friday evening during the Bearcats annual Orange and White Game at Bearcat Stadium.Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo running back Brian Cox (12) eludes the potential tackle of linebacker Parker Bradham (45) Friday evening during the Bearcats annual Orange and White Game at Bearcat Stadium.

CFL's Toronto Argonauts announce signing of former Bearcat Ryan Christian

May 27, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League announced today (Thursday, May 27) the signing of four wide receivers, including former Aledo Bearcats and TCU Horned Frogs receiver Ryan Christian.

Below is the press release from Toronto's Web site (www.argonauts.ca).

The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that it has signed the following import receivers:

WR Ryan Christian (Texas Christian)
WR/KR Jerome Hewitt (Southeastern Oklahoma State)
WR Charles Owens (Eastern Illinois)
WR Derek Stanley (Wisconsin-Whitewater)

First recruited to play at TCU as a running back, Ryan Christian converted to receiver as a junior then moved there fulltime as a senior in 2009.

In his final year, he finished fourth on the team with 24 catches.

East Texas Baptist University Announces Spring 2010 Graduates

May 27, 2010 by Christine Hurd

Spring Commencement ceremonies for East Texas Baptist University were held on Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Baker Auditorium of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. Amanda Peredo of Aledo, Texas received a Bachelor of Science at the event.

More info: Aledo man suffers multiple injuries in crash

May 25, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

The man insured in Tuesday's accident along Old Annetta Road is 56-year-old Dusty Mayfield, Jr. of Aledo.

According to his wife, Christina Mayfield, he has broken and several cuts after his SUV crashed into large-piped fence.

Dusty Mayfield's condition was not available. He was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth after the accident.

TCA Senior Hester receives Baylor Gold Scholarship

May 24, 2010 by Christine Hurd

Grant Hester, a Trinity Christian Academy high school senior, has been awarded the 2010 President’s Gold Scholarship by Baylor University. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of his academic record and scholarly promise. Grant will be entering Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science in August 2010.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the Region I Tournament at Diamondback GC in Abilene

  • Ladycat Softball vs Arlington Heights; V-7 JV-5:30

Friday, April 18

Tuesday, April 22

Friday, April 25

Tuesday, April 29

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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