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Special City Council meeting in Willow Park tonight

August 9, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

The Willow Park City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight at city hall for seven agenda items and mayor's update from Ken Hawkins.

Amongst the number of new business items on tonight's agenda the council will consider assigning another attorney to the city's Planning and Zoning Commission, signage in construction zones, and a weight limit for Ranch House Road.

According to the agenda, Hawkins will have updates on the the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) boundaries and surface water negotiations with the City of Fort Worth.

Towering Tyler

August 7, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

Aledo 6-3 outside hitter Tyler Gromann sends down a spike during the Ladycats scrimmage against Weatherford Saturday morning at the AHS gym. The scrimmage was the final tuneup for AHS before beginning regular season play Monday (Aug. 9) in a dual match at Waco Midway. The Ladycats will face Granbury at 5:30 p.m. and play host Midway following the Granbury match.

Driver okay after FM-1187 accident

August 6, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News: Nathan Tomlin, 20, escaped without injury after his SUV landed in a Aledo ditch along FM-1187.No one was hurt in a single car accident along FM-1187 near Bailey Ranch Road in Aledo Friday afternoon.

Nathan Tomlin, 20, was on his way to his girlfriend's house when he swerved his 1998 Ford Explorer and ended up in a ditch, according to his father James Brooke. The SUV fell to its passenger side. Tomlin escaped through the driver's side window.

Parker County Sheriff's Deputies that arrived on scene did not issue Tomlin any tickets or citations.

Ladycats host Weatherford, WF Rider in Saturday home volleyball scrimmage

August 6, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings talks to her team Tuesday afternoon after practice. The Ladycats will host Weatherford and Wichita Falls Rider in a home scrimmage on Saturday (Aug. 7). Freshman, junior varsity and varsity matches all begin at 10 a.m. at the AHS gym.

Hudson Oaks updates water restrictions

August 6, 2010 by Randy Keck

From the City of Hudson Oaks
The City of Hudson Oaks has released an update to their stage 3 water restrictions.

Effective immediately, residential households with addresses ending in 0, 2, 4, 6,and 8 may water trees, shrubs, and lawns with irrigation systems on Friday and Tuesday from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Residential Households with addresses ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 may water trees, shrubs, and lawns with irrigation systems on Sunday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Councilman responds, proposes task force

August 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Bill YoungWeeks after Willow Park Mayor Ken Hawkins proposed that the six cities of East Parker County unite under one municipality with the Aledo name, another proposal has come forward.

Hudson Oaks City Councilman Bill Young, who Hawkins mentioned as a supporter at the town hall meeting last week, has written a full response to Hawkins' united cities proposal and is proposing a separate plan for the assumed growth coming to Aledo, Hudson Oaks, the Annettas and Willow Park.

Lady Eagles getting ready for season

August 4, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Jessica Sims/The Community News

Trinity Christian Academy setter Lauren Bolin works on her game during a Lady Eagles volleyball practice at the TCA gym. TCA head coach Karen Mooney said the Lady Eagles will be young this season, but have approached the first week of two-a-day workouts with enthusiasm and focus. For more on the Lady Eagles, see the Aug. 6 issue of The Community News.

Eagles take flight

August 3, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

Trinity Christian Academy head football coach Darrell LeJeune works with Eagles quarterbacks Tuesday morning at McCall Elementary School. The Eagles began two-a-day practices on Monday. TCA will hold its first scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at Happy Hill Academy in Granbury. For more on the Eagles, see the Aug. 6 issue of The Community News.

Hudson Oaks water safe for drinking

August 3, 2010 by Randy Keck

Because of the water outage in Weatherford, city residents are being asked to boil water for consumption until further notice. Hudson Oaks, however, has determined that its water is safe to drink, although some water restrictions remain in effect.

City Administrator Sheri Campbell-Husband issued the following statement Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 3:

Thanks to Hudson Oaks water customers’ compliance with Stage 3 restrictions the City’s water system has stabilized without having to draw surface water from Weatherford. The City of Hudson Oaks wants its water customers to know that Hudson Oaks water is safe to use for all domestic purposes, including consumption, without boiling the water.

County offices closed again Tuesday

August 2, 2010 by Randy Keck

Services curtailed for second day in wake of water main break

Parker County Judge Mark Riley has closed most county government offices in the City of Weatherford on Tuesday, Aug. 3 due to a water main break within the City of Weatherford.

This closure includes county offices in the following buildings in Weatherford: the Parker County Courthouse, the Parker County Courthouse Annex, Parker County Adult Probation Building, Parker County Agriculture Extension Building and the Parker County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Building.

The Parker County District Courts building may open at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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