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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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    The new judge for Parker County Court at Law No. 2 will be chosen by voters in November, but plans are underway now to determine who will appear on the ballot. 

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  • Buchanan to step down as AISD head football coach

    Aledo ISD has announced a restructuring of the athletic department for the 2014 school year. At his request, Coach Tim Buchanan will become the fulltime athletic director so he may focus on the entire athletic program of the district as it continues to grow.

    July 31, 2014

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    Hudson Oaks police are requesting the public’s assistance in catching a burglar who broke into Splash Kingdom Water Park in Hudson Oaks earlier this month. 

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  • Commissioner at odds with school district's demand for land

    Aledo ISD superintendent Derek Citty is moving forward with plans backed by the school board in May — plans to secure two school sites in the Morningstar subdivision, slated for the corner of Old Weatherford Road and FM Road 3225 in the City of Fort Worth’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.

    July 29, 2014

  • 0729 better coach tattoo.jpg An unforgettable state championship

    Corey Kiser and Riley Sartain, members of Aledo High School’s state champion softball team, honored by trustees last week, are to blame for the 10-3 tattoo on the finger of their coach, Jeff Lemons.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Firefighter arrested for child sexual assault

    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 July 21, faces two charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, a first-degree felony.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fire protection improving in Aledo

    Stephen Watson, interim chief of Emergency Services District No. 1, briefed the Aledo City Council on improvements to the city’s fire protection — including the purchase of a site for a new fire station — in Thursday night’s Aledo City Council session.

    July 29, 2014

  • Aledo ISD trustees affirm hiring policy

    The Aledo ISD School Board affirmed a policy delegating the hiring of most school personnel to the administration by a 4-1 margin last week, with trustees Jay Stringer, David Tillman, Hoyt Harris and Steve Bartley voting in favor and trustee Bobby Rigues arguing that the board should retain the responsibility.

    July 29, 2014

  • Aledo coffee shop helps support the troops

    HUDSON OAKS — Wild West Splash Kingdom was the host of military members and military supporters the night of Saturday, July 19, during ‘Salute the Troops,’ sponsored by Holy Grounds Coffee and Gifts in Aledo and Ducerus College Planning.

    July 29, 2014

  • Calendar of events

    Aug 2-23
    Movies!

    Holy Grounds Coffee & Gifts, at 108 Jearl Street, is hosting a series of outdoor movies in their parking lot at 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays through Aug. 23.
    Admission is free and feature drinks are half price during the films. “The Amazing Spiderman” is  Aug. 2, followed by “Tangled” on Aug. 9, “The Lego Movie” on Aug. 16 and “The Avengers” on Aug. 23.
    For more information, call 817-440-7770.

    July 29, 2014

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