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February 3, 2023


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  • Aledo tops Brewer on Senior Night

    Wednesday, February 1

    The Aledo Bearcats defeated the Brewer Bears 48-36, while the Ladycats captured a 30-18 victory over Brewer on Senior Night on Jan. 25. “This turned out to be a great event for both our boys …

  • Ladycat lifters make history at Brock

    Wednesday, February 1

    The Aledo Ladycats powerlifting team made school history on Jan. 25 when they took first place in a meet for the first time in their history. They bested Glen Rose, Azle and Brock to win the Brock …

  • Aledo opens season in Peach Bowl

    Wednesday, February 1

    The Aledo varsity tennis team began their spring season on Jan. 27 in the annual Peach Bowl tournament, held on various courts throughout the area. Four groups of players finished in the top four …

  • Aledo Swimcats seek state

    Wednesday, February 1

    A quartet of Aledo swimmers know what it’s like to swim at the Class 5A State Meet at the University of Texas at Austin’s Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center. To get there they will …

  • Northwest sinks hosting Bearcats

    Wednesday, February 1

    The Bearcats fell to 1-1 in district 5-5A action (7-2-4 overall) following a 3-1 loss to the visiting Northwest Texans on Friday, Jan. 27. For head Bearcat Derek Vierling, Friday’s match on …

  • Ladycats topple Lady Texans on the pitch

    Wednesday, February 1

    Aledo’s Ladycat soccer team improved to 7-4-1 overall (1-1 in district 5-5A) with their 6-1 mauling of the visiting squad from Northwest on Friday, Jan. 27, at Bearcat Stadium. Aledo took a …

  • Bearcats drop heartbreaker to Saginaw in double overtime

    Wednesday, February 1

    It took two extra frames to get a verdict in the Tuesday, Jan. 24 showdown between the home team Aledo Bearcats and the visiting Saginaw Rough Riders. When the final buzzer sounded following 32 …

  • Weatherford Art Association names Artists of the Month for January

    Wednesday, February 1

    The Weatherford Art Association started its year by recognizing the work of some of its members. First place was captured by artist Linda W. Young for her acrylic painting, “ ...And  A …

  • New era for Bearcats, but expect continued success

    Wednesday, February 1

    Tim Buchanan and Steve Wood, architects behind the past 10 Aledo state football championships, are retiring. The announcement came last Friday morning, Jan. 27, a day I thought was going to be spent …

  • Council approves amending trail plan

    Tuesday, January 31

    At its recent meeting on Jan. 24, the Willow Park City Council approved an amendment to the city’s 2019 parks and trails master plan. “We had a plan in there, but it was just generic. …

  • City Council approves new police committee

    Tuesday, January 31

    Since taking office, one of Aledo Mayor Nick Stanley’s big objectives has been to stand up a police department for the residents of the city. That endeavor took a significant step forward …

  • AGC presents final draft proposal to Board of Trustees

    Tuesday, January 31

    During a special meeting of the Aledo ISD Board of Trustees on Thursday, Jan. 26, the Aledo Growth Committee presented the final draft of the group’s bond proposal as part of a special election …

  • AHS places 50 members in All Region Band

    Tuesday, January 31

    The Texas Music Educators Association audition process resulted in two Aledo High School band members being named to the All State Band. In addition, 10 students made All Area and 50 students …

  • Winter Fun

    Tuesday, January 31

  • Texas Public Information Act’s 50th anniversary an excellent time to strengthen the landmark law

    Tuesday, January 31

    Fifty years ago, responding to public demand in an era of reform, Texas enacted a sweeping law ensuring the people’s right to know about their government. The Texas Public Information Act …

  • January Bearcats of Character named

    Tuesday, January 31

    The Aledo ISD Board of Trustees recognized the January 2023 Bearcats of Character for the character trait Self Control at their regular meeting in January. In tandem with launching the character …

  • This Week's Cartoon

    Tuesday, January 31

  • Lawmakers push $15K teacher raises

    Tuesday, January 31

    A group of House Democrats is proposing a $15,000 raise for the state’s teachers and a 25% raise for other state employees by using some of the state’s record budget surplus. State Rep. …

  • District announces Buchanan, Wood retirement

    Friday, January 27

    Aledo ISD announced on Jan. 27 the retirement of both AISD athletics director Steve Wood and head football coach Tim Buchanan at the end of this school year and the promotion of assistant head coach …


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