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Stolen furniture recovered

October 23, 2014 by Phil Major

Parker County Sheriff’s investigators executed a search warrant at a local storage facility Thursday stemming from an investigation where a husband and wife team is facing numerous theft charges. Several thousand dollars worth of stolen furniture was seized.

Sheriff Larry Fowler said several victims filed reports with the sheriff’s Office stating they fell prey to the couple’s furniture restoration scheme.

The victims reported the suspects promised to refinish antique furniture.

Eleven victims have reported leaving their furniture with the suspects, identified as Alyssa and Steven Lee, who entered an agreement with the victims to restore their furniture but instead kept the items and attempted to resell them online for profit.

Ladycats move to 12-0 in 8-5A after sweeping Joshua

October 21, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The state-ranked No. 2 Aledo Ladycats swept Joshua, 25-14, 25-12, 25-13 Tuesday night in a District 8-5A volleyball match at Joshua.

The win raises the Ladycats district record to 12-0, while the Lady Owls fall to 3-9.

The Ladycats will continue district play at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at Burleson High School.

For the complete story see the Oct. 24 edition of The Community News.

Ladycats continue 8-5A play today at Joshua

October 21, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Class 5A state-ranked No. 2 Aledo Ladycats will continue District 8-5A volleyball play at 6:30 p.m. today at Joshua.
The Ladycats - in first place by a two-match margin in 8-5A - bring an 11-0 record into the match. Joshua is at 3-8 in district play.

Evans ruled incompetent, committed to mental hospital

October 21, 2014 by Phil Major

After a court appointed forensic psychologist found that defendant Jacob Evans was not currently competent to stand trial, a Parker County judge signed an order Monday afternoon finding Evans incompetent to stand trial at present and committing him to a maximum security state mental hospital for a period not to exceed 120 days. Evans is accused of killing his mother and sister Oct. 4, 2012 in Aledo.

No. 1 Bearcats run past Crowley, 42-20

October 17, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

James Albritton/Salt Fork Images
Aledo sophomore running back Logan Bridges (1) finds some running room during the Bearcats 42-20 victory over Crowley Friday night at Bearcat Stadium. Bridges scored two touchdowns in the contest.Aledo sophomore running back Logan Bridges (1) finds some running room during the Bearcats 42-20 victory over Crowley Friday night at Bearcat Stadium. Bridges scored two touchdowns in the contest.

Aledo senior running back Jess Anders rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown and senior quarterback Luke Bishop completed 9 of 14 passes for 107 yards and threw for three touchdowns as the state-ranked No. 1 Bearcats had little trouble in a 42-20 victory over the Crowley Eagles Friday night in a District 8-5A contest at Bearcat Stadium.

The win raises the Bearcats’ record to 6-1 and 4-0 in 8-5A, while Crowley drops to 1-3 in district play.

Live Blog: Aledo vs. Crowley

October 17, 2014 by Production

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No. 2 Ladycats sweep Cleburne; move to 10-0 in 8-5A

October 14, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior hitter Madison Lopez digs a ball Tuesday night during the state-ranked No. 2 Ladycats victory over Cleburne at the AHS gym. The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 10-0.Aledo senior hitter Madison Lopez digs a ball Tuesday night during the state-ranked No. 2 Ladycats victory over Cleburne at the AHS gym. The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 10-0.

The state-ranked No. 2 Aledo Ladycats swept Cleburne, 25-16, 25-13, 25-14 Tuesday night in a District 8-5A match at the AHS gym.
The win raises the Ladycats district record to 10-0 and 32-7 overall, while Cleburne falls to 1-9 in district play.
Sophomore middle Maddie Goings recorded a match-high 18 kills, and setter Erin Weiss had a match-high 36 assists.

Ladycats jump to No. 2 in Class 5A state volleyball poll

October 13, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats, 9-0 in District 8-5A which includes two wins over No. 11 Granbury, have jumped to No. 2 in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association Top 25 poll that was released today.
The Ladycats will continue District 8-5A play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at home against Cleburne.
To see the TGCA polls go to http://austintgca.com/volleyball/polls.html.

Bearcats down Everman 38-17 to complete postponed game

October 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo's Johnathan Durham leaps to break up an Everman pass in Friday/Saturday's district win. (Photo by Tony Eierdam).

The state-ranked No. 1 Aledo Bearcats added a Saturday touchdown to defeat the Everman Bulldogs, 38-17, in a District 8-5A game at Bearcat Stadium that was postponed from Friday night.

The win raises the Bearcats 8-5A mark to 3-0 and 5-1 overall. The Bearcats will continue district action at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at home against Crowley.

Friday night, with the Bearcats leading 31-17, the game was stopped with 6:29 left in the fourth quarter due to lightning in the area.

Bearcats lead Everman 31-17 before game postponed until 5 p.m. Saturday; game summary below

October 10, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Bearcats were leading the Everman Bulldogs 31-17 with 6:29 left in a District 8-5A game when lightning near the area forced officials to postpone play.

With a severe thunderstorm cell slowly moving through the area it was decided to resume play at 5 p.m. Saturday at Bearcat Stadium.

Below is the scoring summary to the point where the game was postponed.

1st quarter

Everman tailback Kierre Crossley 64-yard touchdown run; Enrique Duran kicks extra point. (7:39)
Everman 7, Bearcats 0

Aledo quarterback Luke Bishop 1 yard touchdown run; PAT blocked. (6:36)
Everman 7, Bearcats 6

Aledo quarterback Luke Bishop throws 71-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Newsome; Bishop to Newsome for 2-point conversion. (1:23)
Bearcats 14, Everman 7

2nd quarter

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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