Despite snowfall that ended up putting an early end to classes Friday morning, a large contingent of local women gathered at Aledo High School for a group photo to promote "A Day Without Makeup."
Gracefully Strong began through the efforts of Heather Stark, counselor at Stuard Elementary School, to help improve the self-image of young girls.
A Day Without Makeup was sponsored by Kristy Krouse of Red Horse Boutique.
For a full-size copy of the panoramic photo above, click on the link below.
More information on the event can be found in the Feb. 27 issue of The Community News.
The Business Development Group of Aledo has announced that its annual Clay Shoot has been postponed. The new dates for the event are April 10-11, 2015 at Clear Fork Materials.
For more information, visit www.myaledo.com.
Aledo senior Rhylie Makawe (above, No. 11)was selected as District 8-5A's co-Defensive Most Valuable Player and sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston earned first-team honors in a vote of league girls' basketball coaches.
Earning second-team honors from Aledo was junior post Rebekah Hissam, while junior guard Kara Williams and senior guards Treva Davis and Hannah Haeussler each earned honorable mentions.
Laticia Morgan of Crowley shared Defensive MVP honors with Makawe.
Mackenzie Haley of Burleson was voted 8-5A's MVP.
The postponed District 8-5A soccer matches between Aledo and Burleson Centennial will be made up today at Bearcat Stadium.
The girls’ match will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the boys’ contest at 7:30 p.m.
But there is other high school sports action today at Aledo High School.
At 6 p.m. at the AHS gym in a girls’ Class 4A regional quarterfinal game, Godley will face Stephenville, followed by a boys’ bi-district game at 8 p.m. between Godley and Springtown.
Tickets at the gym door are $4 for adults and $2 for students.
Aledo ISD classes will be delayed two hours on Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty has announced that Aledo schools will continue to be closed Tuesday, Feb. 24 due to icy road conditions.
Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty has announced that there will be no classes in Aledo ISD on Monday, February 23 due to inclement weather. Watch this site for any further announcements.
Aledo forward Sydney Laughley scored the game-winning goal in the shootout and Makenzie Covington came up with four saves in the extra session as the Ladycats defeated Joshua, 2-1, Friday night in a District 8-5A match at Joshua.
The "penalty-kick win" keeps the Ladycats in first place by two points over the second-place Lady Owls.
Sydney Barb and Peyton Laughley each scored a goal in the penalty kick session.
The Ladycats took a 1-0 lead less than three minutes into the contest when Peyton Laughley's shot from 12 yards out bounced off the right goal post, straddled down the goal line and spun into the net.
Joshua tied the scored six minutes into the second half as the game went scoreless from that point until the shootout that was won by Aledo, 3-2.
Bearcats 1, Joshua 0
The defending state-champion Aledo Ladycats softball team and the defending state-champion Aledo Bearcats baseball team will host "Meet The Ladycats and Bearcats Night" at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23 at the AHS softball and baseball fields.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the AHS Indoor Facility.
The players will autograph posters, and boys and girls are welcome to bring balls that can be signed.
Aledo senior post Nicholas Losos (32) fires a jumper during the Bearcats' 49-33 win over Cleburne Tuesday night at the AHS gym in the District 8-5A finale. Losos finished with a game-high eight rebounds.
Aledo guard Braxton McCoy scored 16 points and Dawson Gates and Brevin McCoy each added nine to lead the Bearcats to a convincing 49-33 victory over Cleburne Tuesday night in the District 8-5A finale at the AHS gym.
The Bearcats closed the season on a two-game winning streak and a final district mark of 6-8.