Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

August 12, 2013

Parker County calendar

Aug. 14

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce

Award Winning Networking Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.               

Cost: $20

Networking Sponsors: LegacyTexas Bank & Pulliam Pools

Bring promotional items to pass out during table rotations.                           

First Financial Bank is providing bags for all the goodies you collect.                         

Catered by Los Vaqueros West

New River Fellowship

3252 E. I-20

Hudson Oaks

Aug. 16

Impact Athletic Training Center

Parent’s Night Out/Open Gym

Run, jump and flip around the gym!

Dancing, games, concessions & demonstration by the team.

7-9:30 p.m.

$12 per child, must be at least four years old.

Impact Athletic Training Center

1151B Underwood Road


Aug. 20

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce

Bulk & Bunches - Ribbon Cutting

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

601 North FM 1187, Suite 5



Aug. 28

East Parker Chamber of Commerce

Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Chamber Conference Room

100 Chuck Wagon Trail

Willow Park

Aug. 29

Bag Lady Luncheon

Benefits Parker County Committee on Aging.

Supported by Jerry’s GM.

Program by Dr. Shirley Cothran Barrett, former Miss America.

Limited seating, $40 tickets

Call 817-596-4640 or go to for sponsor tables.

Silent auction preview at 11 a.m.

Lunch served noon-1 p.m.

Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Building


Now accepting donations of designer and vintage purses and jewelry for silent auction.


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Aledo ExtrA
  • IMG_1138.jpg Ride for Heroes a success

    Nearly 1,200 cyclists flooded the roads around East Parker County during Saturday’s 12th annual Moritz Ride for Heroes.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • H. Harris.jpg Aledo ISD School Board Place 7 candidates

    Early voting for the May 10 general election begins April 28. Following is information gathered from the candidates for the Place 7 Aledo ISD trustee race, Hoyt Harris, James Riley Morrison and Debra Rogers.

    April 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • D_Davis photo.jpg Aledo ISD School Board Place 6 candidates

    Early voting for the May 10 general election begins April 28. Following is information gathered from the candidates for the Place 6 Aledo ISD trustee race, incumbent David Davis and challenger Farida Goderya.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Anita Callaway.jpg Callaway gets A+

    Anita Callaway, an English teacher at Daniel Ninth Grade Center, was named “Teacher of the Year” during the 2014 Marva Collins Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony held April 15 in the Aledo High School auditorium.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Man dies in Farmer Road crash

    A 60-year-old Parker County man was killed around 9:30 a.m. April 15 in a one-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of FM Road 3325, also known as Farmer Road.

    April 23, 2014

  • Fire victims' fund established

    Two streets down and hours after many members of the East Parker County community gathered April 5 to present a new home built with donations to the Hancock family, another family in the West Oak subdivision lost their home to a fire and is now in need of support from the community.

    April 23, 2014

  • Delay adds $56,000 to Aledo Trail project

    The long delay in the Aledo Trail downtown couplet, now due to finish in summer instead of spring, will add about $56,000 to the cost of the project, Parker County commissioners learned last week, when they approved a change order upping the contract to around $3.3 million.

    April 23, 2014

  • Parker County Sheriff's Report March 31-April 11

    April 11
    Theft of property

    A deputy was dispatched to 8600 Interstate 20 East, Aledo, in reference to a theft investigation. The 57-year-old male complainant said an unknown suspect stole $1,000 of copper wire from the Sprint tower on the site. A case was made for the theft of property: aluminum, bronze, copper and brass.

    April 23, 2014

  • East Parker County Calendar of Events

    April 24
    Bearcats ‘N Boots Gala: dinner, auction and entertainment

    • 6:30 p.m. at Cendera Center, 3600 Benbrook Highway, Fort Worth.
    • Catered by The Wild Mushroom; entertainment by Four Day Weekend.
    • Tickets cost $100.
    • Benefitting the Aledo ISD Education Foundation
    • Title sponsor Buford-Thompson Company.  
    • For more information, go to

    April 23, 2014

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Take a mind vacation

    For many of us, every day has some sort of stress associated with it. Whether it is something at home or at work, it seems like there are a million things stressing us out and making us feel overwhelmed.

    April 20, 2014

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