Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

April 29, 2014

Parker County Calendar of Events

May 2

EPCWBA Healthcare Panel


• 11:30 a.m.— 1 p.m.

• Tucker Red’s Banquet Hall, 4971 E I-20 Service Road North, Willow Park.

East Parker County Chamber’s Women’s Business Alliance will host a Healthcare Education Panel that will address in-home healthcare and rehab, long-term care and hospice. The panel includes Shirley Smelley, IntegraCare Hospice; Tatum Smith, IntegraCare Home Health; Tami Fitzgerald, College Park Rehabilitation & Care Center; Lynda Keeton, Home Instead Senior Care and Lori Sulak with Martin Crest Assisted Living. The event includes lunch. Register online: www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the Chamber for more info at 817-441-7844.

May 2

Quail Field Day


• 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

• Bear Creek Ranch, 2701 Bear Creek Rd., Aledo

• Topics: UNT quail research; grazing around the Bobwhite life cycle; ranch management goals, habitat evaluation, Q&A.

• Speaker is Kelly Reyna, PhD, executive director of UNT Quail.

• Register by noon, April 30, for $10 catered lunch.

• Sponsored by Bear Creek Ranch, Parker County Extension Ag Committee and Parker County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  

• Call 817-598-6168 for more information.

 

May 2-3

Annual Deer Creek Plantation and Deer Creek Lakeside garage sale


• 8 a.m.— 2 p.m. daily.

• Facebook Page: Deer Creek Sale Aledo

 

May 5-17

CERT training


Interested in helping your community? Consider joining the Parker County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The next CERT classes will be held Mondays, May 5, 12 and 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, May 10 and 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Parker County EOC, 215 Trinity Ave., in Weatherford. To sign up call Kit Marshall at 817-598-0969 or email her at kit.marshall@parkercountytx.com.

May 10

Rotary Club of Weatherford will sponsor the Weatherford Food Hub
at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles Drive. Produce bags are $5 each (cash only) and contain 15 or more pieces of fresh fruits and vegetables. There is no limit or prequalification to participate; everyone welcome. The mission is to make fresh produce affordable and accessible to all.

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  • 0725 one arson.JPG Suspicious house fire under investigation

    The Weatherford fire marshal says a fire that damaged a house and killed two puppies Wednesday night is being investigated as a suspicious fire and a suspect is in jail on unrelated charges.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CPS data.jpg Case overload

    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.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Richard Adams Sr. 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.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • Aledo City Council to meet July 24

    The Aledo City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court, Aledo.

    July 22, 2014

  • oak leaf ladder shot.jpg 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.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

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