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Cate Gartner recently embarked upon what could become a long and successful career in real estate. But just over six months ago, it looked as though her life would take a much different path …

It was all smiles on Friday for representatives of several Parker County non-profit organizations. Board members of the Parker County Health Foundation distributed checks to its partner organizations …

Jacob Harper loved family, friends, and toys. Lots of toys. That is why his mother, Melinda Sawyer, and friends, have held regular toy drives for patients at Cook Children's Hospital since his …

On March 12, 2013, Anderson Maxwell Graham, affectionately known as "Max," made DeAndrea Dare a mother. The former Associate Pastor at Aledo United Methodist Church said she never imagined the …

Everyone is invited to participate and celebrate picnics and spring by attending Spring Fling hosted by the Parker County Extension Education Association. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 …

Nothing says Merry Christmas more than a brightly lit home, filled with joy and cheer. Such homes are abundant and have become an annual tradition in the Parker County Heritage Society's (PCHS) …

Constable Scott Jones has a tagline, and it can be seen in proud silver letters on the back of two of his three constable vehicles for Precinct 4. “Proudly Serving Our Courts and …

Beatrice Marron took a deep breath, closed her eyes, and let her nostrils absorb the aroma around her. While silence wasn't necessary, those around her nonetheless said nothing in the moment. …

Nov. 29, 2010, was the worst day of Kaye Jordan's life.   Her only son, Austin Staggs, a 19-year old private first class in the Army, was killed by an Afghan soldier during his first and …

In a century of living, Jean Buford has clearly seen a lot. But even she was overwhelmed by the turnout for her 100th birthday party Thursday, May 11, at the Parker County Senior Center. A crowd …

Tom Fitzpatrick is a man with a vision. By the time the self-proclaimed “Army brat” was elected Mayor of Hudson Oaks in May of 2022 and following his 21-year tenure as a city council …

A child's imagination is an amazing thing. Six students from Stuard Elementary School are proof. Working together, their Destination Imagination team finished eighth in the state at the recent …

Described as a "rising tide couple," Lance and Julie Turner of Aledo were recently honored by Express Employment Professionals as Franchisee of the Year at the company’s recent International …

The Weatherford College Foundation welcomed nearly 700 attendees to the 13th annual Taste of Parker County held at Heritage Park on April 20.  “This fun, community event …

Former Aledo Bearcat Chuck Filiaga has earned a chance to shine at the highest level of football there is. Filiaga signed a three-year free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers on Monday, May …

On any given day hundreds of young people can be found in the spring at the Aledo Athletics ballparks participating in the national pastime. These players were found on April 13. Photos by …

Elena Aresi's face lights up as soon as she hears the words "the Aledo football team." The Italy native is an exchange student at Aledo High School this year, and following a season where her …

As the Aledo ISD community prepares to vote in the upcoming bond election, there may be value in examining how previous generations responded to population growth in the area and the resulting stress …

The City of Willow Park hosted its latest Willow Bark event on Saturday, April 15, at McCall Elementary School. Vendors, children’s activities, contests, and “weenie dog” races …

That fear of being alone and cold with no one to turn to for love isn’t just a human concern. Sadly, it is all too true for too many cats and dogs — who, unlike humans, can’t …

Four years ago twin sisters Samantha and Rebecca Sullivan discovered a new passion in life, raising Boer Goats. Then, as it did with so many things, the COVID-19 pandemic put a kibosh on their …

Volume five of The Best of Texas Scholastic Photography features work from 10 Aledo High School students and graduates who were taught by teachers Linda Greenwood and Emily Pyeatt Arnold: Ava …

The Aledo Children’s AdvoCats hosted 575 runners at their annual Run, Walk, or Crawl Glow Run on Friday, March 24. The 1K and 5K event features a glow-in-the-dark experience with music and …

It was a big lectern, but that didn’t intimidate students from McCall Elementary School and Aledo Middle School when they addressed the school board in February. Aledo Middle School …

The Business Development Group of aledo recently held its annual clay shoot, which benefits local school and youth organizations. Shooters from several schools participated in the youth shoot earlier …

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