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No. 1 Ladycats to open District 8-5A softball season at home Saturday against Joshua

March 5, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The state-ranked No. 1 Aledo Ladycats will host Joshua at 2 p.m. Saturday (March 7) in the District 8-5A softball opener at the AHS softball field.

It is a varsity-only game. The contest is a make-up game and was originally scheduled on Tuesday (March 3).

The Ladycats have yet to play any regular season games.

Their season opener at Rockwall on Feb. 24 was canceled due to weather, as was last week's tournament at Brewer.

Ladycats head coach Jeff Lemons had his team scheduled to play in the A&M Consolidated tournament in College Station this week, but ice storms canceled today's games.

No school Thursday

March 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Aledo ISD announced Wednesday night that there will be no classes on Thursday. This will be the third bad weather day for the district in the past two weeks, in addition to early releases on two other days.

Early release from school today

March 4, 2015 by Randy Keck

Due to the potential of winter storms this afternoon (Wednesday, Feb 4), Aledo ISD will release one hour early today. Elementary will release at 1:45 p.m. and Secondary will release at 2:50 p.m. Bus routes will run one hour early.

All evening activities are canceled.

El Paso Immanuel slips past TCA Lady Eagles, 36-34, in state semifinals

March 3, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

El Paso Immanuel held off the Trinity Christian Academy Lady Eagles, 36-34, Monday in a TCAF girls' state semifinal basketball game at Dallas Christian College.

The Lady Eagles will play in the state tournament third-place game at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at DCC.

Tylar Reynolds led the Lady Eagles with 14 points, while Tori Klahm added 10.

Also scoring for the Lady Eagles were Shelbi Tidwell with six points, and Faith Henning and Rachel Hollingsworth, each with two.

Humane Society honors Sheriff Fowler

March 2, 2015 by Randy Keck

Humane Society of the United States Texas State Director Katie Jarl presents Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler with the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Award Friday morning, Feb. 27, 2014, for his continuing efforts in animal abuse and neglect cases. Standing with Sheriff Fowler and Director Jarl are Parker County Animal Control Supervisor Karen Kessler (left of Sheriff Fowler), with animal control officers Ryan King (far left), Justin Hernandez (far right), Matt Anderson and Jennifer Kennedy.Humane Society of the United States Texas State Director Katie Jarl presents Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler with the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Award Friday morning, Feb. 27, 2014, for his continuing efforts in animal abuse and neglect cases. Standing with Sheriff Fowler and Director Jarl are Parker County Animal Control Supervisor Karen Kessler (left of Sheriff Fowler), with animal control officers Ryan King (far left), Justin Hernandez (far right), Matt Anderson and Jennifer Kennedy.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) selected Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler as a recipient of the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Award for his continuing efforts to pursue animal cruelty cases.

Meet the Bearcats/Ladycats tonight

March 2, 2015 by Randy Keck

Aledo baseball players autograph a cap at last year's Meet the Cats event.

Meet the Bearcats (Baseball) & Ladycats (Softball) will be tonight (Monday, May 2) at 6 p.m. at the Aledo High School Indoor Practice Facility. Varsity players from the two defending State Championship teams will be present to sign posters and meet the fans.

Gracefully Strong conquers snow

February 27, 2015 by Randy Keck


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.

Annual Clay Shoot Postponed

February 26, 2015 by Randy Keck

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.

Makawe, Huddleston head list of six Ladycats earning All-District 8-5A hoops honors

February 26, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

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.

Aledo soccer matches to be made up today at Bearcat Stadium; AHS gym hosting hoops playoff games

February 25, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

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.

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