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Bearcats advance against Lake Dallas

March 27, 2011 by Randy Keck

Double-header set Tuesday, March 29

On the strength of a penalty kick by junior Kyle Underwood and a goal by junior Tyler Sacre, the Aledo Bearcats advanced in soccer playoffs against Lake Dallas with a 2-1 win Saturday afternoon.

The win sets up a double-header, with both the Aledo Ladycats and the Aledo Bearcats playing Wichita Falls High School at Collins Stadium in Denton. their respective area championships.

The Ladycats will play at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Bearcats.

For more on the story, see the April 1 issue of The Community News.

Opening Day at Aledo Athletics

March 26, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The gray honk ball team waits their turn in a parade of teams this morning (Saturday, March 26) at the Aledo Athletics baseball fields. Click on the photo for a full gallery of photos from the event.

Hundreds of baseball, softball, t-ball and honk-ball players converged at the Pony field this morning (Saturday, March 26) for opening day activities of Aledo Athletics, Inc.

Willow Park calls special meeting

March 26, 2011 by Randy Keck

The City of Willow Park will hold a special city council meeting Monday, March 28. For the agenda, visit: http://www.community-news.com/node/1903

Meet the Bearcats set March 28

March 25, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring “Meet the Bearcats and Ladycats” from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 28 at the Aledo High School baseball/softball fields. The first 100 boys and first 100 girls will receive a free baseball or softball for autographs of the Bearcat players.

County burn ban in effect

March 25, 2011 by Randy Keck

Emergency declaration in effect

Parker County Judge Mark Riley has signed an emergency declaration placing into effect an outdoor burn ban effective March 23.

Citing the imminent threat of wildfire, the declaration bans "any outdoor burning or orders such burning
by others."

Any outdoor burning will be extinguished by the fire department assigned to the area, and following an investigation, a fine of up to $500 can be levied.

Text of declaration:
WHEREAS, Parker County has not had rainfall for an extended period and weather forecasters offer little promise of a change in the hot, dry conditions in the near future; and

Ladycats advance with 1-0 win over Byron Nelson

March 24, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The Ladycats celebrate following an overtime goal that broke a scoreless tie with Byron Nelson High School in bi-district action Thursday night, March 24.

A header into the net almost three minutes into the first overtime period gave the Aledo Ladycats a 1-0 bi-district soccer win over Byron Nelson tonight (Thursday, March 24) at Bearcat Stadium in Aledo.

With 7:10 remaining in the first of two 10-minute overtime periods, junior midfielder Ally Swift, on an assist from Stephanie Neeley, headed the ball into the upper portion of the Byron Nelson goal to break a scoring drought on the part of both teams in an intense defensive battle.

Car Sideswipes School Bus - No Injuries

March 24, 2011 by Anonymous

A motor vehicle sideswiped an Aledo ISD School Bus on Canyon Lake Road this afternoon. None of the students on the bus were injured. Aledo ISD Superintendent, Don Daniel, said ISD Officials were on the scene and notifying parents of the students remaining on the bus at the time of the incident.

Parker County Pct. 4 County Clean Up Day

March 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/09/2011 - 8:00am - 3:30pm

County Clean Up

The annual “Countywide Cleanup” has been scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at all Parker County precinct barns.
All Parker County residents are encouraged to clean up their personal property and, if possible, form neighborhood groups now to clean and mow roadsides, public areas and assist disabled persons in cleaning around their homes.
“This is an excellent opportunity to meet your neighbors and enhance the formation of networks throughout the county, which can actively support a number of worthwhile projects from crime watch to helping neighbors in need,” said a release from the county.

Theater Off the Square Auditions for "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood"

March 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Auditions will be held March 27-29 for the frantically funny farce The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford. This show will be directed by G Mike West.

"Join that swashbuckling super-HERO of Sherwood Forest, his Merry Men, and his “True Love”, Marian, as they rob from the rich, give to the poor, and frenetically try to avoid the wrath of the shifty sheriff and pernicious prince. This retelling of the classic tale is only SOMEWHAT true!"
(by Mary Lynn Dobson, courtesy of The Dramatic Publishing Company)

Dates & Times:
Auditions: Sunday-Tuesday, March 27-29; 6:30–8:30 pm
Call-Backs: Wednesday March 30; 6:30–8:30 pm
Rehearsals: Begin April 25, times and days to be announced (TBA)

Kindergarten, Pre-k roundup under way

March 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo ISD Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Roundup for 2011-2012 is under way and will continue through Friday, March 25.

Registration will be available for Pre-K/K students from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Extended hours on Tuesday go until 6 p.m.

A registration form can be downloaded at the end of this story.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR REGISTRATION:
Proof of Residency (i.e., electric bill, lease agreement)
Birth Certificate
Social Security Card
Current Immunization Records

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, January 27

  • Aledo Bearcats at Joshua, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, January 29

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Stephenville. 7th Grade B 5:00 pm, C 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade at MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Stephenville Henderson Junior High. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 30

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Centennial at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Saturday, January 31

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Centennial/Everman (Light) at Aledo High School, B 12:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 3

  • Aledo Bearcats at Everman, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Everman, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo JV at Everman, Bearcats 5:30 pm and Ladycats 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Varsity vs. Everman at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 5:30 pm, Bearcats 7:00 pm. *District Game

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