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May 26, 2023


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In this issue

  • Lightfoot's dream now a reality

    Thursday, May 25

    Two decades ago Jeff Lightfoot came home. A 1988 graduate of Weatherford High School, he came to Weatherford College in 2003 to start a baseball program.   It wasn't long before that …

  • Nine Bearcats earn All-District honors

    Thursday, May 25

    The Aledo Bearcats followed up their 2022 record of 29-12 with a 23-12 record this spring, advancing to the second round of the playoffs. Though the team struggled to find a way to perform …

  • Mahanay finishes Bearcat career at state

    Thursday, May 25

    Braylon Mahanay's career as an Aledo Bearcat golfer came to a close Tuesday afternoon, May 23, at the Class 5A Boys State Golf Tournament at White Wing Golf Club in Georgetown. Mahanay shot a …

  • Board votes to name athletic facilities for Buchanan, Wood

    Thursday, May 25

    The Aledo ISD School Board voted unanimously at a special meeting on Monday, May 22, to rename its athletic complexes for coaches Tim Buchanan and Steve Wood. The board’s action was meant, …

  • Communication Is Key

    Wednesday, May 24

    Soon-to-be Weatherford College graduate Mya McKinney is a rare breed of student. The 23-year-old is driven by a love of connections and conversations, not social media likes and shares.   …

  • Council approves sale of certificates of obligation

    Wednesday, May 24

    The Willow Park City Council and staff moved a step closer to closing the deal on making 120 El Chico Trail their permanent home Tuesday, May 23, with the approval of the sale of bonds in two …

  • New cheer coach hired

    Wednesday, May 24

    Trinity Christian Academy has announced announce the hiring of Jillian (Jill)   Suchors as Varsity Cheer coach. Suchors has served with Lone Star Cheerleading Association and was coaching …

  • Coyotes named No. 4 seed in World Series

    Wednesday, May 24

    In a live-streamed broadcast Tuesday morning, the National Junior College Athletic Association released seedings for its Division I World Series, and Weatherford College is the fourth seed in the …

  • Press Café coming to Aledo

    Wednesday, May 24

    FAR Out Hospitality, the owner of Fort Worth’s popular Press Café, has announced it will open a second location in the City of Aledo, and expects to be open by the fall. “We …

  • Senior athletes sign to continue careers

    Wednesday, May 24

    Four athletes from Trinity Christian Academy recently signed to further their academic and athletic careers at colleges and universities. Kanyon Kelley signed with Schriener University to …

  • 28 years and counting…

    Tuesday, May 23

    This week marks 28 years since I became owner of The Community News. We’ve seen a lot of changes over those years, from a one-elementary-school district to six, and number seven on the …

  • This week's Cartoon

    Tuesday, May 23

  • Mom works to memorialize fallen soldiers

    Tuesday, May 23

    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 …


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