Impact Athletic Training Center, a new youth and adult fitness and gymnastics training facility in Aledo, will host a free community open house and grand opening Thursday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All donations and raffle money collected at the event will benefit the Aledo Children’s AdvoCats.
Festivities will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the East Parker Chamber of Commerce, followed by games, activities and tours of the new facility.
Competition team gymnasts will entertain attendees and a flip-a-thon will raise money for the AdvoCats. New students who register at the grand opening will receive free registration.
“We are so excited to be here in Parker County. We hope to have a positive ‘impact’ on both the children we serve and the local community,” said Sydnie Evans, director.
Impact, which opened May 13, offers competitive gymnastics training, recreational classes, power tumbling, youth and adult conditioning classes, after-school activities, camps, birthday parties and more.
The center is located at 1151B Underwood Road. Summer hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m and by appointment.
For more information, call (817) 899-6681.
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Parker County Attorney John Forrest will ask county commissioners for additional funds as county budget discussions begin this year; he hopes to hire another attorney to help with an increase in Child Protective Services cases.
Firefighter arrested on child sex assault charges
A volunteer Hudson Oaks firefighter is in the Parker County Jail on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted two young relatives over a several year period.
Richard Frederick Adams Sr., 62, arrested Monday, faces two charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, a first-degree felony.
Developer withdraws site plan
ANNETTA —A controversial 34-home subdivision proposed for a 41-acre tract on Duncan Road will not go forward as planned, according to action taken by both the proposed developer and the Annetta Town Council after a public hearing Thursday night.
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Fires damage business, home
Two separate fires around 2 p.m. July 15 damaged a Willow Park business and destroyed the home of a Weatherford family.
Letter to the Editor
Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when State Representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question and answer session.
ESD 1, Annetta South close on fire station site
Parker County Emergency Services District No. 1 and Annetta South officials said Tuesday that the ESD is homing in on a site for a new fire station to serve residents in the Annettas and surrounding areas. Annetta South is expected to consider a zoning change to accommodate a new station next month.
Registration has begun for Aledo ISD
Aledo ISD enrollment for the 2014-15 school year began yesterday, July 21, and students new to the district need to register before school begins, Monday, Aug. 25.
County scrambling to fill elections post
Former Parker County Assistant Elections Administrator Laura Watkins, who sought, but was not appointed to the post of Parker County Elections Administrator after Robert Parten retired, last week began work as assistant elections administrator for Palo Pinto County, Palo Pinto County Elections Administrator Judith Evans has confirmed.
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