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Parker clerk to issue same-sex licenses

June 29, 2015 by Phil Major

The following was released late Monday afternoon:
The Parker County Clerk’s office in following the recent ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States will be issuing gender neutral marriage licenses later this week.

As an elected official, I have taken an oath to execute the duties of the office, and that I will preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution and the laws of the United States and of the State of Texas without subjecting those actions to my own personal values. I believe you want nothing more from your elected County Clerk.

Bearcats catcher Connor Duer earns THSBCA all-state honors

June 24, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior catcher Connor Duer, shown at the Class 5A state semifinal game, was selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team.

Duer was selected to the Class 5A all-state third team.

He will play baseball next year at Murray State University.

TCA Eagles football camp

June 23, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Colton Bevering catches a pass during an unique pass-catching drill Tuesday morning during the Trinity Christian Academy Eagles Football Camp. The camp is under the direction of Joe Hamstra, the new athletic director and head football coach at TCA.

AdvoCats need help moving

June 22, 2015 by Phil Major

The Aledo Children's AdvoCats were informed this morning that extra time they were promised for moving the Clothes Closet out of 9901 East Bankhead is no longer an option.
Check their Facebook page for the latest updates on where and when volunteers are needed. The entire facility must be vacated by the end of the month, but the new home near downtown Aledo won't be ready in time, so everything is having to go into storage (thanks to the generosity of the Aledo UMC).
They need volunteers and especially vehicles to haul items.
The Center of Hope is also in the process of moving out of its adjacent facility and consolidating at its Weatherford location.

TCN brings home awards from TPA

June 22, 2015 by Randy Keck

The Community News brought home three first-place plaques from the Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest Awards presented Saturday, June 20 at the Austin Westin Domain.

TCN placed first in the Column Writing, Feature Photo and Feature Writing categories. In addition, the newspaper garnered a third-place award in General Excellence and fourth places in the Headline Writing, Sports Coverage and Sports Photo categories.

Combined point totals from the above awards placed TCN second overall in Sweepstakes points.

AUMC Vacation Bible School

June 22, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Kierstin Lytle sprints down the stretch with encouragement from a counselor during a team building drill Monday morning at Aledo United Methodist Church during its annual Vacation Bible School. VBS concludes Friday.

Making a little racquet

June 19, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Sullivan Hoffman follows through on a backhand return during the Aledo High School tennis camp. The camp ran for two weeks and concludes today.

Public hearing set for I-20 interchange

June 19, 2015 by Randy Keck

A high resolution PDF version of this map can be downloaded by clicking on the link at the bottom of this post.A high resolution PDF version of this map can be downloaded by clicking on the link at the bottom of this post.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Parker County will hold a Public Meeting to discuss the proposed IH 20 – Center Point Road Interchange improvements in the City of Hudson Oaks and Weatherford, Parker County, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to offer an opportunity to discuss and make comments on the proposed interchange, local access ramp and frontage road improvements extending from E. Bankhead to Lakeshore Drive. The Public Meeting will be an open house format, allowing visitors to come and go at their own availability, and will be held on:

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Top instruction

June 18, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo Ladycats assistant coach Staci Henyon instructs Elizabeth Allanach during a free throw drill at the Ladycats Basketball Camp at the AHS gym. Today was the final day of camp.

Future Ladycats impress at Ladycats basketball camp

June 17, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Tori Schairbaum attempts to dribble around defender Avery Weckel during a team drill Wednesday morning at the Ladycats Basketball Camp at the Aledo High School gym. The camp runs through Thursday.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

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