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Discount adoptions offered for December

December 10, 2012 by Randy Keck


The Weatherford-Parker County Animal Shelter is offering a special through the month of December – all adoptions are only $40, which includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccination, microchipping and discounted pet insurance. For more information, call 817-598-4111 or visit www.weatherfordtx.gov/animal.

December 7 issue Complete

December 6, 2012 by Randy Keck

The December 7 issue of The Community News is at the printer as of 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.

Subscribers can always read the paper online for free at http://www.etypeservices.com/The%20Community%20NewsID58/

If you are not a subscriber, click the link for a free sample!

November 30 issue Complete

November 29, 2012 by Randy Keck


The November 30 issue of The Community News is at the printer as of 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.

Subscribers can always read the paper online for free at http://www.etypeservices.com/The%20Community%20NewsID58/

If you are not a subscriber, click the link for a free sample!

Toys for Tots

November 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Cub Scout Pack 109 of Aledo, in conjunction with Pack 1099 of Willow Park, will host a Toys for Tots program in the area for the United States Marine Corps. Donation boxes will be at the following locations: Brookshire’s on Ranch House Road, Sonic in Aledo, Dollar General on Ranch House Road, AKA Academy on Ranch House Road, First Financial Banks in Aledo and Willow Park, Wal-Mart in Hudson Oaks and Starbucks in Weatherford. In addition, a donation station will be set up at Christmas Tyme in Aledo in the parking lot beside the Aledo Diner. A “drive through” collection will be on Saturday, Dec. 15 at Willow Park Baptist Church on Ranch House road with representatives of the United States Marine Corps. Donations of new unwrapped toys are accepted.

November 23 issue complete

November 21, 2012 by Randy Keck


The November 23 issue of The Community News is at the printer. Subscribers will receive their copies in the mail on Friday, but can get an early look using the e-version, which is free to subscribers. If you are not a subscriber, you can take a free test drive of the eversion as well.

November 16 issue complete

November 15, 2012 by Randy Keck


The November 16 issue of The Community News is at the printer as of 11 a.m. Thursday. Subscribers can get sneak peeks on Thursday afternoon at http://www.etypeservices.com/The%20Community%20NewsID58/

If you are not a subscriber, get a free trial of the E-Version at the same link above.

Aledo collection site opens Nov. 12 for Christmas Child donations

November 12, 2012 by Randy Keck

Group hopes to collect 9 million gift boxes

First Baptist Church Aledo will be a collection site for Operation Christmas Child – the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.

Collection will take place at the church, 128 Elm St., Nov. 12 through 19. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12, 13 and 15; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 14; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17; 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 18; and 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 19.

Volunteers are asked to fill a shoe box with gifts, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas. The boxes will be delivered to children in more than 100 countries. Operation Christmas Child – a project of the international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritan’s Purse headed by Franklin Graham –- hopes to collect 9 million gift boxes this year.

Operation Christmas Child uses tracking technology to allow participants to “follow” their box to the destination. To register shoe box gifts and find out the destination country, use the “Follow Your Box” donation form found at www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call 817-595-2230 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

Nov. 9 issue at the printer

November 8, 2012 by Randy Keck

November 9, 2012
The November 9 issue of The Community News is at the printer. Print subscribers can access this week's E-Version shortly online by clicking the image above. Non-subscribers can get a free trial of the online version by also clicking on the image above.

Spend the day with Galloway

November 7, 2012 by Randy Keck

Organizers of the Thanksgiving Trot in Aledo have announced a special addition to this year’s 5k race to benefit Aiden Maloy, a 3-year old being treated for kidney cancer. Radio personality Randy Galloway has offered an All Access Pass with Aiden Maloy at the ESPN Studios in Las Colinas as GAC (Randy Galloway) and Company will give you a behind the scenes look at what they do best – TALK. Submit a sealed donation to help Aiden in his fight with cancer. Sealed donations will also be accepted on the day of the race. Whoever submits the highest donation will join Aiden and GAC for an upcoming Galloway and Company show – LIVE from the ESPN Studios. Make checks payable to Nora Maloy. Send donations to Thanksgiving Trot/ Galloway & Company, Po Box 1333, Aledo, Texas 76008. For more information about the Thanksgiving Trot, visit www.community-news.com/trot.

Parker County General Election Results - Nov. 6, 2012

November 5, 2012 by Randy Keck

ALL BOXES COUNTED

Sports Calendar

Thursday, February 26

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Jerry Durant Classic at Aledo, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson Tournament, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Grand Prairie Tournamnet, Time TBA.

Friday, February 27

  • Aledo Varsity at Burleson High Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black at Regional Preview at Rawls Golf Course, Lubbock.

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

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

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

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