City Of AledoThe City of Aledo is taking a step forward with its economic development plan. Watch the video below to see what it is.
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The Aledo freshman B volleyball team recently won the Weatherford tournament. The A team also came home with the first-place trophy from the tournament. Shown above is B team Ladycats (from left) Reagan Cooper, Ally Gabbert, Caitie Huddleston, Kylie Bailey, Morgan Farnham, Sarah Swink, Tiffany Mann and coach Jeff Lemons. For more, please see the Oct. 22 issue of The Community News.
Texas RangersStudents had special guests at Trinity Christian Academy Friday afternoon. Grandparents were allowed to come in and experience a school day with their grandchildren.
Students also dressed up in celebration of the Texas Rangers' winning the division series playoffs over the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rangers now play the New York Yankees for the American League Pennant. If Texas wins, it would be the first trip to the World Series in the franchise's 49-year history. Click below to see pictures from the day's events.
Aledo BearcatsHow do the Bearcats fair against Boswell? Which Aledo coach is approaching 400 wins? How will the Texas Rangers finish? Click below to watch The Community News Pregame show and find out.
East Parker County Business ExpoThe East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo is Thursday, Oct. 14 from 4-8 p.m. at Willow Park Baptist Church. The expo will include numerous vendors from the local area. Food will be available from Baker's Ribs, Bordelon Foods, The Wild Mushroom Steakhouse and Ultimate Cupcake. Everyone who attends will have a chance to win a 32" Flat Screen TV donated by Weatherford Regional Medical Center.
The event is free and open to the public.
Next training scheduled for Nov. 6
How prepared is your teenaged babysitter? Maybe more—or less—than you thought.
A recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics showed that while almost all 13-year-old babysitters know who to contact if there is an intruder or a child is sick, injured or poisoned, 40 percent of younger babysitters reported that they had left children unattended while babysitting, and 20 percent opened the door to strangers.
Paced by a combined 23 kills from middle hitters Breana Sharratt and Jordan Jacobs, the state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats cruised past Brewer, 25-12, 25-8, 25-9, Tuesday night in District 5-4A volleyball action at the AHS gym.
The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 10-0 and 28-8 overall. Aledo will continue 5-4A play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at home against Boswell.
Sharratt led all hitters with 14 kills, with Jacobs adding nine to go along with a match-high four blocks. Outside hitter Christa Daniel added seven stoppers.
Defensively, libero Taylor Brown led the Ladycats with 13 digs, while Daniel added 10. Setter Mallory Powell finished with a match-high 29 assists.
Special to The Community NewsParker County Commissioners Court signed a proclamation declaring October 10 – 16, 2010 as Texas Extension Education Association Week in Parker County.There are three active clubs in the county with more than 70 members. For more information about Extension Education clubs in Parker County, call the Parker County Extension office at 817-598-6168.
Anyone needing to check blood pressure, cholesterol levels, vision, sight, and just about any other type of health screening – plus get a flu shot – will have the opportunity this Friday, Oct. 15, as the second annual Health Fair, sponsored by the Weatherford College Allied Health Department, kicks off at 7 a.m.
Organized by the WC chapter of the National Student Nursing Association, the fair brought in more than 300 people last year, and Marc Wilson, president of the NSNA, said that many and more are expected this year.
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Aledo senior Jordan Jacobs (15) slams a kill in a recent district match as Mallory Powell (20), Hannah Lofton (1), Taylor Brown (2), Lindsey Baird (8) and Christa Daniel (13) get into position. The state-ranked No. 10 Ladycats wil host Brewer today (Tuesday, Oct. 12) in a District 5-4A match that begins at 6:30 p.m. at the AHS gym.
First-place Ladycats continue District 5-4A play at home today
For the first time in 2010, the Aledo Ladycats have cracked the Top 10 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association volleyball poll.