City of Aledo
City of Aledo officials have elected not to file a motion for rehearing in the lawsuit regarding Republic Waste and the proposed waste transfer station on Bearcat Road.
"I will tell you that this is one of the hardest things I will ever have to share with you," Mayor Kit Marshall said at Thursday's City Council meeting. "Not just because of the impact that it has on our city, but because of the potential impact it has on every city, every county, every water district, and the oil and gas industry throughout the state of Texas."
Read more about it in the September 4 issue of The Community News.
A sand hill brought in especially for the occasion was a popular part of the Aug. 7 First Friday in Aledo. Find more photos and coverage in the Aug. 14 issue of The Community News.
The City of Aledo has released the map for the August First Friday activities set for Aug. 7. For a more detailed view, click the link below to download a PDF version.
Atlee Development has announced the development of a new 43,000 square foot medical office building in Aledo. Characterized as a “state of the art medical office building,” it will be located near the northwest corner of Bailey Ranch Road and FM 1187.
Construction is expected to begin in July 2015, with doors opening by August 2016.
Atlee Development is a national medical office building developer based in San Antonio.
This is believed to be the last construction barrel along FM 1187 in Aledo and was picked up shortly before noon Thursday, April 16.
Aledo officials kicked off the 21-day countdown to a train-horn quiet zone in the downtown area with a symbolic clock Wednesday. Railroad and federal officials have signed off on the safety improvements incorporated into the Aledo Trail traffic circle, which creates a quiet zone for trains at the two crossings which see 19 to 32 trains a day.
From the Parker County Sheriff's Office
For updates to this story, see the Jan. 16 issue of The Community News.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation and assistance with the U.S. Secret Service and the Texas Rangers, made an arrest in a cold case homicide.
Pre-Aging CompositeIn 2005, Bobbie Sue Hill was discovered in the 1300 block of Jenkins Road, in Aledo, in a creek bed near a bridge. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s autopsy revealed Hill had been murdered by manual strangulation.
A pickup truck heading down Old Annetta Road lost control at a curve near Clear Fork Materials shortly after noon Thursday, shutting down the road and interrupting power in Aledo for a time. The driver did not sustain serious injuries.
The city of Aledo has reported a major water line break impacting the north side of the city, including the Lasater and Parks of Aledo additions. No timetable was given but repairs are under way. The break was not caused by construction in the area.
Aledo city worker earns praise: Aledo city employee Augustine “AJ” Avila earned recognition from the Aledo City Council Thursday for going above and beyond in assisting a citizen. Bill Branum, who lives on Old Tunnel Road, had fallen in his yard and was unable to get up. He had been down about 45 minutes when he was discovered by Avila, who works in the Public Works Dept. “It’s not everyday you run into a hero,” Branum told the council. Avila said it’s what anyone would have done, but Mayor Kt Marshall said not everyone would have come to Branum’s aid as Avila did.