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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  • Aledo ISD "Shattered Dreams" and parent workshop

    Aledo ISD high school students will get a taste of what it’s like to be in a car accident with fatalities Thursday, April 17th, and Friday, April 18th, as they participate in “Shattered Dreams,” a program designed to save lives. A parent workshop about the topics addressed in the program will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 17.

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  • Parker County man killed in single-vehicle wreck

    A 60-year-old Parker County man was killed around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of FM Road 3325, also known as Farmer Road.

    April 15, 2014

  • hiebert_kim.jpg Aledo City Council Place 4 candidates for May 10 election

    Early voting for the May 10 general election begins April 28. Following is some information gathered from the candidates for the Place 4 Aledo City Council seat. Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall is running for re-election unopposed.

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Jean Bailey photo.jpg Aledo City Council Place 2 candidates

    Early voting for the May 10 general election begins April 28. Following is some information gathered from the candidates running for the Aledo City Council Place 2 seat. Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall is running for re-election unopposed.

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • USAF photo.jpg USAF heroes to Ride for Heroes

    The 12th annual Ride for Heroes bike ride this Saturday in Aledo will include some VIPs: members of the United States Air Force Cycling Team.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • FM 5 intersection makeover

    City of Willow Park officials were recently told that a planned reconstruction of the intersection of Interstate 20 frontage roads and FM Road 5 now has funding from the state and is moving ahead.

    April 15, 2014

  • DSC_0074.JPG Bearcat Bootcamp holds successful fundraiser

    Bearcat Bootcamp, an Aledo fitness organization, held its first 1-mile Fun Run and Back the Bearcats 5K race April 5.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hearing held for Annetta Crime Control District

    The Crime Control and Prevention District proposed for the Town of Annetta — which voters have the chance to accept or reject in the May 10 election — moved forward last week with an April 7 public hearing.

    April 15, 2014

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