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March 17, 2023


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  • AMS tops Bearcat Relays

    Wednesday, March 15

    The Aledo Middle School track teams won two of four divisions in their own Bearcat Relays Thursday, March 9 at McAnally Middle School. Due to inclement weather, only running events were held. The …

  • Bearcats extend streak with win at home

    Wednesday, March 15

    The Aledo Bearcats withstood a challenge from District 5-5A rival Burleson Centennial to win their own Bearcat Relays on Thursday, March 9. Aledo finished with 199 points and Centennial was second …

  • Ladycats edge Centennial to win own relays

    Wednesday, March 15

    If the Bearcat Relays are any indication of what’s to come, Aledo and Burleson Centennial are going to have a battle for supremacy among District 5-5A girls. The Aledo varsity girls won a …

  • Ladycats stay perfect in district

    Wednesday, March 15

    The Aledo Ladycats are continuing a two-year dominance of district foes with their latest conquest being a 14-0 victory at Saginaw Friday, March 10. The game was called after five innings because of …

  • Ladycats off to postseason as No. 2 seed

    Wednesday, March 15

    Despite ending the regular season with a 3-2 upset loss at home to Granbury Friday, March 10, the Aledo Ladycats will enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed from District 5-5A. In fact, they had that …

  • Bearcats enter postseason on surge

    Wednesday, March 15

    The Aledo Bearcats are entering the Class 5A boys soccer playoffs with back-to-back shutouts following a 5-0 home victory against Granbury on Friday, March 10. That was preceded by a 1-0 home win …

  • Barry gets 300th win in elite tourney

    Wednesday, March 15

    The Aledo Bearcats gave Trinity Valley School a drubbing and gave their coach Chad Barry a present at the same time this past Friday, March 10. The 6-0 victory was the 300th of Barry’s …

  • Aledo lifters qualify for state

    Wednesday, March 15

    Two members of the Aledo Bearcats powerlifting team qualified for the upcoming Texas High School Powerlifting Association Division I State Meet at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene on …

  • Council names interim police chief

    Wednesday, March 15

    At its meeting on Tuesday, March 14, the Willow Park City Council announced the appointment of Daniel Franklin as interim police chief, effective March 24. Franklin, who has been the assistant …

  • Aledo’s Schultz returns to Germany after seven decades away

    Wednesday, March 15

    Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series. Shortly after arriving in Aledo in 2022, Katie Schultz reluctantly decided to return to her home country after more than seven …

  • Local banker shares ‘nothing to something’ story

    Wednesday, March 15

    When U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Weatherford) convened a hearing of the House Committee on Small Business on the topic of "From Nothing to Something: The Story of the American Dream,” the …

  • Today's Cartoon

    Wednesday, March 15

  • Bearcats of Character honored

    Tuesday, March 14

    The Aledo ISD Board of Trustees honored the February Bearcats of Character for optimism during the February regular board meeting. The district began recognizing Bearcats of Character during the …

  • Janice Lee Hicks

    Tuesday, March 14

    Janice Lee Hicks, 62, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. Janice was born on December 28, 1960, in Merkel, Texas to Jack Lee South and Billie Jo (Baldwin) South. She …

  • The time is now for parent empowerment

    Tuesday, March 14

    The time is now for parent empowerment As a father of three, two of which have been in both private and public schools, I understand firsthand the value of choosing the school that best suits the …

  • House pushes armed officer at all schools

    Tuesday, March 14

    Under legislation prioritized by House Speaker Dade Phelan, every Texas school would have an armed police officer, and aspiring teachers would receive extra support. The Dallas Morning News …

  • Aledo Education Foundation announces new executive director

    Monday, March 13

    The Aledo Education Foundation (AEF) Board of Directors announced that Valerie Kerr will be its new executive director, succeeding Shawn Callaway, founder and executive director of AEF, since its …

  • Cory Lee Barnhart

    Sunday, March 12

    Cory Lee Barnhart, 43, of Aledo passed away peacefully on March 5, 2023. Cory was born in Fort Worth to Tex and Jan Barnhart on September 18, 1979. He grew up in Poway, California, and graduated …

  • Republicans should keep family matters private

    Monday, February 13

    Friends,  Happy 2023! We are well into the new year with a fresh start, but before we know it, we will be in the 2024 Election Season. 2022 was probably the most hateful, dishonest campaign …


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