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Ladycats face Lake Dallas today in regional quarterfinal volleyball match

November 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo hitters Emily Clayton (18) and Emily Smith (12) put up the block during the Ladycats win over Wichita Falls Rider in the area playoffs. The Ladycats will face Lake Dallas at 7:30 p.m. today at Northwest High School in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal match.Aledo hitters Emily Clayton (18) and Emily Smith (12) put up the block during the Ladycats win over Wichita Falls Rider in the area playoffs. The Ladycats will face Lake Dallas at 7:30 p.m. today at Northwest High School in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal match.

Seeking a return trip the the regional tournament, the state-ranked No. 5 Aledo Ladycats will face Lake Dallas today in a Class 5A, Region I quarterfinal match.

The first serve will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Northwest High School.

The winner of the match will advance to the regional tournament in Abilene and will go up against the winner of the Canyon Randall/Canyon regional quarterfinal match on Friday in the regional semifinals.

Bone Marrow Drive for Zeb Montgomery

November 10, 2014 by Randy Keck

A Bone Marrow drive will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at The Church at the Crossing, 128 Elm Street in Aledo.

Zeb is an eighth grader at Aledo Middle School battling AML leukemia and is in need of a bone marrow transplant as soon as possible. He is currently at Cook Children’s hospital undergoing intensive chemo and needs our help. It is a quick mouth swab and a few minutes of paperwork to see if you are a match.The ideal age range to be a donor is 18-44. Please stop and get checked.

More on Zeb's story is in the Nov. 7 issue of The Community News.

Navy SEAL impersonator arrested

November 10, 2014 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

A Granbury man was arrested Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, on charges of impersonating a ranking Navy SEAL Officer.

Weatherford-Parker County Special Crime Unit investigators worked closely with the Texas Rangers in an undercover investigation to locate and apprehend the suspect after a credible source revealed the suspect had been identifying himself as a military officer.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said he was particularly disturbed by the offense, because he is especially proud of his own status as a Navy veteran.

Ladycats, Bearcats in playoff action this week

November 10, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team and Bearcats football team are in playoff action this week.

The Ladycats will face Lake Dallas in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal match at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 11) at Northwest High School.

Tickets at the gate will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.

The Bearcats will open the Class 5A, Division I playoffs against Fort Worth Trimble Tech.

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School stadium.

Pre-sell tickets will be available at the Aledo ISD administration building from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 11-12, and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Bearcats race past Cleburne, 63-28, to clinch seventh straight undefeated district season

November 7, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Scoring on the opening kickoff and on their following six first-half possessions, the Class 5A state-ranked No. 1 Aledo Bearcats ran past the Cleburne Yellowjackets, 63-28, in a District 8-5A contest at Cleburne.

With the win, the Bearcats (9-1) finish the 8-5A slate at 7-0 for their seventh consecutive undefeated district championship.

"I am not going to lie to you, it feels good," first-year Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said. "I am proud of these kids. They have come a long way.

"We got off to a hot start, and that was critical."

The Bearcats will advance to the Division I (big school) bracket and will face Fort Worth Trimble Tech in the bi-district round on Thursday, Nov. 13 at Chisholm Trail High School. Kickoff time has yet to be determined.

Ladycats to face Lake Dallas in regional quarterfinals on Nov. 11

November 7, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team has advanced to the regional quarterfinals and will face Lake Dallas.
The first serve will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Northwest High School.
The winner will advance to the regional tournament in Abilene.

Ladycats sweep scrappy Rider; advance to regional quarterfinals

November 7, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior hitter Madison Lopez elevates and sends down a kill Thursday night during the Ladycats 25-15, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Wichita Falls Rider in an area playoff at Jacksboro.Aledo senior hitter Madison Lopez elevates and sends down a kill Thursday night during the Ladycats 25-15, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Wichita Falls Rider in an area playoff at Jacksboro.

In 11 of their past 15 matches before the second round of the playoffs, including the bi-district playoffs, the Aledo Ladycats have swept their opponents in overpowering fashion while advancing to the area playoffs.

On Thursday in an area playoff match at Jacksboro, the Ladycats once again won in a sweep, but it was much different than the previous 11.

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November 7, 2014 by Production

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Ladycats continue playoffs today against Rider at Jacksboro

November 6, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats will continue Class 5A, Region I playoff volleyball action today against Wichita Falls Rider in the area round.
The first serve will be at 7 p.m. at Jacksboro High School.
The Ladycats, District 8-5A champions, reached the second round after sweeping Fort Worth Trimble Tech in the bi-district playoffs.
Rider, the runner-up in District 5-5A, defeated Birdville in the opening round.
The winner of today's match will face the winner of the Lake Dallas/Centennial contest in the regional quarterfinals.

School bond issue fails

November 4, 2014 by Randy Keck

Aledo's bond issue fell 3,633 to 3152 tonight. Final Parker County election results are below.

All precincts reporting  
   
Office   Votes Pct
U.S. Senator      
John Cornyn REP 25,856 82.75%
David M Alameel DEM 4,211 13.48%
Rebecca Paddock LIB 948 3.03%
Emily “Spicybrown” Sanchez GRN 231 0.74%
       
U.S. Representative, Dist 12      
Kay Granger REP 26,756 84.58%
Mark Greene DEM 4,113 13.00%
Ed Colliver LIB 764 2.42%
       
Governor      
Greg Abbott REP 25,657 80.62%
Wendy R. Davis DEM 5,533 17.39%
Kathie Glass LIB 476 1.50%
Brandon Parmer GRN 157 0.49%
Write in   3  
       
Lieutenant Governor      
Dan Patrick REP 25,568 80.63%
Leticia Van de Putte DEM 5,061 15.96%
Robert D. Butler LIB 910 2.87%
Chandrakantha Courtney GRN 173 0.55%
       
Attorney General      
Ken Paxton REP 25,870 81.52%
Sam Houston DEM 4,978 15.69%
Jamie Balagia LIB 713 2.25%
Jamar Osborne GRN 172 0.54%
       
Comptroller of Public Accounts      
Glenn Hegar REP 25,256 80.49%
Mike Collier DEM 4,923 15.69%
Ben Sanders LIB 972 3.10%
Deb Shafto GRN 228 0.73%
       
Commissioner of the General Land Office      
George P. Bush REP 25,877 81.81%
John Cook DEM 4,514 14.27%
Justin Knight LIB 986 3.12%
Valerie Alessi GRN 255 0.81%
       
Commissioner of Agriculture      
Sid Miller REP 25,253 80.40%
Jim Hogan DEM 4,860 15.47%
David (Rocky) Palmquist LIB 903 2.87%
Kenneth Kendrick GRN 393 1.25%
       
Railroad Commissioner      
Ryan Sitton REP 25,125 80.00%
Steve Brown DEM 4,826 15.37%
Mark A. Miller LIB 1,104 3.52%
Martina Salinas GRN 353 1.12%
       
Chief Justice, Supreme Court      
Nathan Hecht REP 25,555 81.25%
William Moody DEM 4,827 15.35%
Tom Oxford LIB 1,071 3.41%
       
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6      
Jeff Brown REP 25,619 81.88%
Lawrence Edward Meyers DEM 4,642 14.84%
Mark Ash LIB 1,027 3.28%
       
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7      
Jeff Boyd REP 25,443 81.33%
Gina Benavides DEM 4,636 14.82%
Don Fulton LIB 973 3.11%
Charles E. Waterbury GRN 233 0.74%
       
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8      
Phil Johnson REP 26,462 90.93%
RS Roberto Koelsch LIB 1,678 5.77%
Jim Chisolm GRN 960 3.30%
    1,193  
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3      
Bert Richardson REP 25,430 81.48%
John Granberg DEM 4,627 14.83%
Mark W. Bennett LIB 1,152 3.69%
       
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4      
Kevin Patrick Yeary REP 25,629 87.14%
Quanah Parker LIB 2,831 9.63%
Judith Sanders-Castro GRN 952 3.24%
       
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9      
David Newell REP 26,389 89.81%
William Bryan Strange, III LIB 1,983 6.70%
George Joseph Allgelt GRN 1,011 3.40%
       
Member, State Board of Education, Dist. 11      
Patricia “Pat” Hardy REP 25,417 81.18%
Nancy Bean DEM 4,657 14.87%
Craig Sanders LIB 1,234 3.94%
       
State Senator, Dist. 30      
Craig Estes REP 26,439 90.23%
Cory Lane LIB 2,863 9.77%
       
State Representative, Dist. 61      
Phil King REP 26,154 83.22%
Matthew Britt DEM 5,275 16.78%
       
Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 2      
Bill Meier REP 27,195 100.00%
       
Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 7      
Lee Gabriel REP 26,996 100.00%
       
County Judge      
Mark Riley REP 27,179 100.00%
       
Judge, County Court at Law #1      
Jerry Buckner REP 27,183 100.00%
       
Judge, County Court at Law #2 Unexpired Term      
Curtis Jenkins REP 27,068 100.00%
       
District Clerk      
Sharena Gilliland REP 27,127 100.00%
       
County Clerk(/b>      
Jeane Brunson REP 27,228 100.00%
       
County Treasurer      
Jenny Barnwell REP 27,290 100.00%
       
County Commissioner, Pct. 2      
Craig Peacock REP 5,513 100.00%
       
County Commissioner, Pct. 4      
Steve Dugan REP 9,458 100.00%
       
Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1      
Wayne Hayes REP 5,514 100.00%
       
Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2      
Kelly Green REP 5,499 100.00%
       
Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3      
Dusty Vinson REP 6,875 100.00%
       
Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4      
Lynn Marie Johnson REP 9,451 100.00%
       
Proposition 1 - State Highway Fund      
FOR   20,634 76.61%
AGAINST   6,299 23.39%
       
Trustee, Place 1, Poolville ISD      
Roger Smith   235 69.12%
Brandon Key   105 30.88%
       
Trustee, Place 2, Poolville ISD      
Bill Blevins   287 100.00%
       
Trustee, Place 3, Poolville ISD      
Lynn Duvall   314 100.00%
       
PROPOSITION 1, WEATHERFORD      
FOR   2,463 44.81%
AGAINST   3,033 55.19%
       
Trustees at Large, Garner ISD (4 selected      
Jason Shaw   94 17.47%
Chad Beavers   119 22.12%
Lindsey Maddux Piano   88 16.36%
Michael Collins   73 13.57%
Denise Howard Maserang   57 10.59%
Clay Youngblood   107 19.89%
       
Trustee, Place 1, Granbury ISD      
Virg A Thomas   52 40.94%
Chris Tackett   75 59.06%
       
Trustee, Place 2, Granbury ISD      
Barbara Herrington   122 100.00%
       

ALEDO ISD BONDS

     
FOR   3,152 46.46%
AGAINST   3,633 53.54%
       
Proposition 1, ESD 3 Annexation      
FOR   1,178 57.13%
AGAINST   884 42.87%
       
Proposition 2, ESD 3 Annexation      
FOR   977 47.40%
AGAINST   1,084 52.60%
       
Proposition 1, Inclusion ESD 3      
FOR   1,163 73.65%
AGAINST   416 20.18%
       
Proposition 2, Inclusion ESD 3      
FOR   1,100 69.97%
AGAINST   472 30.03%
       
Proposition 1, ESD 8 Annexation      
FOR   445 49.33%
AGAINST   457 50.67%
       
Proposition 2, ESD 8 Annexation      
FOR   389 43.27%
AGAINST   510 56.73%
       
Proposition 1, Inclusion ESD 8      
FOR   675 72.89%
AGAINST   251 27.11%
       
Proposition 2, Inclusion ESD 8      
FOR   643 69.66%
AGAINST   280 30.34%
       
Proposition, City of Reno      
FOR   237 56.97%
AGAINST   179 43.03%

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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