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November 11, 2022

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  • Parker County remains firmly red in mid-term voting

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    While Greg Abott comfortably carried Texas against Democrat Beto O’Rourke by about 11 percentage points, Parker County gave him a much bigger boost, awarding Abbott almost 83 percent of its …

  • Aledo Orange defeats Brewer 42-0

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    The Aledo JV Orange football team traveled to Brewer to take on the Bears in the last game of the year on Nov. 3. The Bearcats took the opening drive and got on the scoreboard early. Gavin Beard …

  • Aledo teams sweep at Centennial

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    Aledo Orange boys and girls golf teams captured first place at the Burleson Centennial Tournament Nov. 2 at Southern Oaks Golf Club in Burleson. Jake Phillips shot a 77 to take top medalist honors …

  • Bearcats look to extend another streak as playoffs begin

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    It’s been a long time since the Aledo Bearcats last lost a first-round playoff football game? How Long? In 1988 the Bearcats, coached by Chuck Curtis, fell 38-22 to Decatur in bi-district to …

  • Killing me softly - Ladycats’ season ends at Bridgeport

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    The Aledo Ladycats varsity volleyball team ended its season as bi-district champion after falling in four sets against Argyle in the area championship at Bridgeport on Friday, Nov. 4. It would …

  • Aledo runners end season with strong showing at state

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    Led by freshman Elizabeth Griffin, the Aledo Ladycats finished the season with a 10th-place finish at the Class 5A State Cross Country Meet this past Saturday at Old Settlers Park in Round …

  • Voters approve ESD1 annexing fire department

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    Voters in Willow Park, by an almost 2-1 margin Tuesday, approved the Parker County Emergency Services District 1 annexation of the city's fire department. The unofficial vote, as it has yet to be …

  • Celebration of Lights

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    The eighth annual Celebration of Lights in Weatherford will run from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the corner of York and Dallas Streets in downtown Weatherford. In addition to the tree lighting …

  • Home for the Holidays

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    The Parker County Extension Service will present its annual “Home for the Holidays” event from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church, 802 …

  • Tri County offers chance for students to win a free trip and scholarship

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    Tri-County Electric Cooperative is now accepting applications for the 2023 Texas Youth Tour for six lucky high school sophomores and juniors to experience a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity. That …

  • Marshall receives chamber’s first honorary membership

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce recently announced that former Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall has become the chamber’s first Honorary Member. According to a release from the chamber, …

  • Ready for the Season

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    Aledo High School cheerleaders are geared up for both the football playoffs and the holiday season. Shown are (front row, from left) Taylor Prestage, Ella Stuart, Rachel Taylor, and Alexa Saenz and …

  • Annual Thanksgiving Trot to benefit LeBaron family

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    It was March 3 and the LeBaron family was preparing to move to Aledo from Springtown. The family — parents John and Ashley, and children Braylon (12), Makayla (9), Colton (2), and Liam (1) …

  • This week's second cartoon

    Tuesday, November 8, 2022

  • Come Together

    Tuesday, November 8, 2022

    Today our country feels as divided as I have ever seen it in my lifetime. This season of political ads, which each side attacking the other as “the enemy,” just magnify the hatred and …

  • Aledo Navy aviator announces retirement

    Tuesday, November 8, 2022

    CDR Robert Gustavson has announced his retirement from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service. Gustavson was commissioned in May 2002 after graduating from the University of St. Thomas in …

  • Key issues addressed in special Aledo City Council meeting

    Tuesday, November 8, 2022

    The Aledo City Council met in a special session on Thursday, Nov. 3, to address several issues the city will be faced in deciding in the future. The three-hour epic addressed topics ranging from …

  • Spirit Pages - Aledo vs Brewer

    Monday, November 7, 2022

    Here's a sneak peek of this week's Spirit Pages! Find the printed version in the Nov. 11 issue of The Community News!

  • TCA Gift Market

    Monday, November 7, 2022

    Trinity Christian Academy held its annual TCA Gift Market on Nov. 5. The annual event provides a venue for small businesses and raises funds for the school.

  • Panic buttons, locked doors for Texas schools

    Monday, November 7, 2022

    Texas public schools would have to install panic buttons in classrooms and ensure all doors and windows are locked and monitored under new proposed safety standards released last week by …

  • Bearcats wrap up another perfect district slate

    Friday, November 4, 2022

    It never gets old hoisting another district championship trophy for Tim Buchanan. Of course, the head coach of the Aledo Bearcats has done it so often it’s second nature, sort of like …

  • Bearcats Live - Aledo vs Brewer

    Thursday, November 3, 2022

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