Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

September 30, 2013

East Parker County Calendar of Events

Staff Reports

October 3

Women’s Business Alliance of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce

Corks N Canvas

An evening of step-by-step painting with Granbury’s local artist, Amy Klemer.

Participants should bring a friend and their favorite wine or beverage for an evening

of networking and building new professional relationships.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

D’Vine Wine of Texas 107 E. Bridge Street, Granbury

$30 for members and $35 for non-members.

Reservations available onlineat

Classes fill up fast.

For more information, contact the Chamber at 817-441-7844.

Oct. 5

Pet Food Drive and Blessing the Animals

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Le Chateau K-9 Day Spa

I-20 Service Road North, Willow Park

Entertainment by Garrett Bradford

HANK FM 92.1 Remote Van with the Dr. Pepper Tent

Free pet and people treats.

Benefits Aledo Center of Hope.

First 100 bringing a $10 donation of food or money receive a Saint Francis medallion.

For more information, call 817-441-8844.

Oct. 9

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Membership luncheon

Keynote speaker David Orcutt, CEO of Weatherford Regional Medical Center, will present a program on the new laws concerning Healthcare.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New River Fellowship, 3253 E. I-20, Hudson Oaks.

Register online at or contact the Chamber for more information at 817-441-7844.


Oct. 17

Business Expo

The Business Expo will bring together more than 60 businesses from around Parker County, exhibiting their products and services. There will be live demonstrations, games, free goodie bags, coupons galore, on-the-spot-shopping and drawings. Ample food trucks will be on hand with snacks and treats.

4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Willow Park Baptist Church, 129 S. Ranch House Road, Willow Park

For more information, contact the Chamber at 817-441-7844 or visit the website

Oct. 19

Parkfest 2013

Willow Park will celebrate its 50th birthday with a family-friendly festival, featuring live music all day with performances by Steve Helms, River Trip, Rocky

Lott, Jimmy Jones, and  Charla Corn. Arts & crafts, a bounce house, a petting zoo sponsored by Willow Park Police Department, safety demonstrations by Willow Park Fire/Rescue,

tons of food and plenty of games and activities are also planned.

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail, Willow Park

To reserve booth space, contact Chelsey Antonowicz at 817-441-2858.

For more information visit

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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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