Name: Bernard R. Suchocki
Occupation: trial attorney
Family: My wife, Connie Givens Suchocki, is a former school teacher and Aledo ISD trustee. We have been happily married for 46 years and we have been Parker County residents for the last 25 years. Our son is Bernard “Chip” Suchocki Jr., a firefighter, and our daughter is Amy Suchocki Cleveland, who is employed by a defense contractor. We have four granddaughters: Savannah, Caroline, Elizabeth and Macy.
Educational background: JD Doctor of Jurisprudence; graduate courses in mathematics; bachelor of science degree in Physics and Mathematics.
Professional affiliations or memberships: lifelong conservative Republican; member of the Apollo XIII mission operations team; Presidential Medal of Freedom Award to the Apollo XIII Mission Operations Team; United States Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, participant; board-certified personal injury trial lawyer; Texas State Bar; Texas State Bar, Litigation Section; United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas.
Community involvement: Willow Park City Council (member), Willow Park Planning & Zoning (former commissioner), Willow Park Department Board of Directors (former member), El Lago City Council (former member); Public service speaker for the last 25 years regarding the Apollo program and the “Success of Apollo 13.” Such presentations include graphics-rich video, personal text messages from Apollo astronauts and memorabilia flown in space and taken to the lunar surface. I have made local presentations to local and area students and the following organizations: , Stuard Elementary, McAnally Intermediate, Mary Martin Elementary, S.H. Crowley Intermediate, Crowley L. Davis Elementary, Davis Learning Center, Ruth Cherry Elementary, Wayside Middle School and teachers at Mary Martin Elementary; Aledo Lions Club; Republican party; former volunteer tax assessor/collector for the City of El Lago; East Parker County Chamber Association; Center of Hope volunteer; Snack Pack volunteer for Aledo students.
Name: Bernard R. Suchocki
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Despite cold, peach crops looking rosy
Parker County peach growers won’t know for sure for a few more days, but as of Wednesday, one day after April temperatures plummeted into the low 30s, they’re predicting a good, even rosy, peach harvest for this year’s Parker County Peach Festival.
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.
Hitting the trail for MS
STEPHENVILLE – The Cowboy Capital MS Trail Ride is a fun-filled event dedicated to raising funds that support national research into the cause and cure for Multiple Sclerosis as well as provide programs to more than 9,000 people in the Lone Star Chapter area whose lives are touched by MS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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