Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

December 30, 2013

Community Calendar

Jan. 8

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Election of 2014-15 Board of Directors

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3252 East I-20, Hudson Oaks.

EPCCC luncheon speaker Chairwoman Debbie Minco will share the 2013 successes and achievements of the Chamber. She will recognize outgoing and incoming board members as well as the Program of Work.

Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or call 817-441-7844.



Jan. 15

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce “Lunch & Learn”

EPCC will sponsor Lunch & Learn, a professional development class, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Tucker Red’s restaurant, 4971 East I-20 Service Road North, Willow Park.

Keynote speaker Lisa Graves will present a 90-minute class on social media marketing and making it work for businesses.

The information-packed session will help business owners connect, retain, and build new client lists. Graves will highlight the fundamentals and strategy of marketing on the diverse social media sites, the difference between traditional and social media marketing, content management and how to determine a target audience with social media.

The class, which costs $25, includes a catered lunch by Tucker Red’s. Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the Chamber office at 817-441-7844 for more information.



March 29

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

East Parker County Library will host a self-paced Historical Driving Tour of the sites in the library’s One Book/One Community selection, “Parker County Prairie Sketchbook,” by local artist and author Homer Norris.

 

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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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