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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

Joint workshop to precede city council meeting

March 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

A joint workshop of the Willow Park City Council and Planing and Zoning Commission will occur at 5:30 p.m. today, one hour before the scheduled city council meeting at 6:30 p.m.

A discussion item on the agenda is the proposed rezoning of about 9 acres from light industrial to multi-family. No action items are indicated on the agenda.

Both meetings will occur at the Willow Park Municipal Complex, 516 Ranch House Road.

Soccer playoffs scheduled

March 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

Both the Aledo Ladycats and Aledo Bearcats won district in soccer, and the initial round of playoff action has been scheduled.

The Ladycats, 16-4-1, 9-0-1 in district, will host Byron Nelson at Bearcat Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24.

The Bearcats, 12-4-4, 9-1-0 in district, will travel to Lake Dallas and play at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26.

Aledoan has solo photo exhibit

March 16, 2011 by Randy Keck

Fort Worth Community Art Center hosts Ann McLeRoy

Wait for it...

Ann McLeRoy of Aledo is exhibiting photos at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. An artist's reception is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 26. For more of her work and additional details, see the March 18 issue of The Community News.

Breakfast with Champions

March 15, 2011 by Randy Keck

Aledo ISD athletes visited the four elementary school campuses on Thursday, March 10 for "Breakfast with Champions." Photos in the attached slideshow from Vandagriff Elementary School are courtesy of June Lancarte of the Aledo ISD.

Theater Off The Square Auditions

March 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Theatre Off the Square will hold open auditions for The Somewhat True Tales of Robin Hood on Sunday, March 27 through Tuesday, March 29 with call backs on Wednesday, March 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. The Somewhat True Tales of Robin Hood is written by Mary Lyn Dobson and presented courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company.
Casting call for this production is 8 men, 6 women, 6 extras ages teens and up. Rehearsals begin Monday, April 25 and the show dates are weekends June 3-19. Director is G. Mike West.

Baseball camp under way

March 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: RJ Smiley makes a throw during the Aledo Spring Break Baseball Camp under way at Aledo High School this week. Chilly winds took the activities to the indoor practice facility.Randy Keck/The Community News: Joe Turner fields a ground ball during the baseball camp, which continues mornings this week. Click on the photo for a full gallery.
More photos can be found in the March 18 issue of The Community News.

Sports Calendar

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

Friday, February 6

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

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

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

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

Saturday, February 7

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

Tuesday, February 10

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

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