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September 22, 2023


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  • MMS eighth sweeps Stephenville

    Friday, September 22

    McAnally Middle School’s eighth-grade volleyball team swept Stephenville this past week, while the seventh-grade B team also won. Results are: Eighth grade: A won 25-16, 25-8; B won …

  • Down from the Cross…

    Thursday, September 21

    Randy Brooks, who portrayed Jesus in “The Promise” more than 6,000 times, is nearing the 60-year mark in Christian ministry. But, he still has “the look”--the kind that causes …

  • Crossing the Bridge: Look out for Trolls

    Thursday, September 21

    In Norse mythology, beings described as Trolls dwelled in isolated areas of rocks, mountains or caves and were not friendly to humans. When my children were young, I enjoyed reading them the …

  • Aledo filmmaker takes overall look

    Thursday, September 21

    For Bill McAdams, Jr., it's important to tell both sides of a story.  The local actor/writer/director decided to write and direct his most recent film based on an incident that reminded him …

  • Bully High worth a look and listen

    Thursday, September 21

    Movies aren’t just about visuals. When the message is good, it’s just as important to listen. Such is the case with the latest production from Bill McAdams Jr. and the Aledo Film …

  • Bearcats open season in elite tourney

    Thursday, September 21

    Pretty much any golf team that has state championship aspirations was in Fort Worth this past weekend for the Bart Granger Memorial tournament at Pecan Valley Golf Course.   That included …

  • Ladycats win at A&M

    Thursday, September 21

    The Aledo cross county teams are used to running long distances. Last week they traveled three hours via vehicle - and then ran a long distance - to compete in the Texas A&M …

  • Eagles pull away from Roos

    Thursday, September 21

    Crowley quarterback Caleb Williams threw five touchdown passes as the Eagles defeated Weatherford Friday, Sept. 15, 50-29 at Kangaroo Stadium. Williams was 28 for 37 for 242 yards. It was the …

  • Ladycats fourth at Granbury

    Thursday, September 21

    Led by Emily Crick, the Aledo Ladycats began the fall golf season with a fourth-place finish at the Lady Pirates Invitational this past weekend at Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury. The Lady …

  • AMS squads near perfect in first two games

    Thursday, September 21

    Aledo Middle School football teams faced Everman and Brewer in their first two games of the season. They won seven of the eight contests. …

  • AMS sweeps Brewer

    Thursday, September 21

    Aledo Middle School had no trouble disposing of visiting Brewer on Sept. 14. They swept all six …

  • Spirit Page Aledo vs Azle

    Thursday, September 21

  • Aledo faces Rough Riders

    Thursday, September 21

    As the Aledo Bearcats reach the midpoint of the 2023 football season they will return home to face Saginaw (0-4, 0-2) for homecoming. It will be the first homecoming in the stadium now named …

  • Aledo blanks Saginaw

    Thursday, September 21

    On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Aledo varsity tennis team defeated the Saginaw Rough Riders 19-0 to continue their undefeated district streak. The Racquetcats are 12-1 overall, 4-0 in district, and have …

  • Ladycats extend district win streak

    Thursday, September 21

    Aledo’s Ladycats may have started district play with a different result than they wanted, but since then the …

  • Tustees receive transportation, construction updates

    Thursday, September 21

    On a day when America pauses and remembers the lives lost on 9/11, the Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees did the same prior to its meeting Monday, Sept. 11.   The Weatherford Kanga Singers, …

  • AHS Homecoming parade and pep rally

    Thursday, September 21

  • Janie Martin Beggs

    Wednesday, September 20

    Mrs. George Beggs III died in the early hours of Tuesday, September 12, 2023, during her 97th year. Born to parents Winnie and L.C. Martin, Janie had three siblings: Nellie, Cat, and Sonny. She …

  • Former Bearcat shines in loss

    Tuesday, September 19

    Former Aledo Bearcat quarterback Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi is used to big moments, such as when he led Aledo to a Class 5A Division II state championship in 2020. And he was clearly not …

  • Paxton acquitted on all impeachment counts

    Tuesday, September 19

    Ken Paxton has been reinstated as Texas Attorney General after the Texas Senate on Saturday acquitted him of charges of bribery and misuse of office. Only two Republican senators joined the 12 …

  • Bearcats prey on Azle

    Monday, September 18

    After feeling dissatisfied with their offensive performance against Northwest in Week 3, the Bearcats made a statement with their 50-7 mauling of Azle’s hosting Hornets on Friday, September …


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