Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

November 11, 2013

East Parker County Calendar of Events

Nov. 13

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3253 East I-20, Hudson Oaks.

How to Succeed in Business When All You Want to do is Find a Cave and Hide

Keynote speaker Mark Brown will share his upbeat, inspiring story.

Lunch will be catered by Los Vaqueros.

Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or contact the chamber for more information at 817-441-7844

Nov. 14

Gardeners’ Club of Parker County

Gardening for Birds and Wildlife is the November Meeting topic.

The program will be presented by master gardener Phil Craighead.

10 a.m. at St. Francis Church, 117 Ranch House Road, Willow Park

All are welcome.

For further info, call 817-919-6280.

 

Nov. 16

The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Center/Research Room at the corner of Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail. Member Jean Bennett will speak about cemetery symbols and their meanings.  

Soup and cornbread luncheon to follow at the Community Center.  

Members should bring fresh or canned vegetables to put in the stock. Those bringing cornbread should contact Kay Davis at 817-441-8479.

The Willow Park History video by Penny Serrato might be shown.

All are welcome to attend.

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving Trot

Benefits heart transplant recipient Dylan Hancock.

1 mile at 8 a.m.

5K at 8:30 a.m.

505 South Point Court, Aledo

Early registration — before Nov. 21 — $25 adults; $15 children

Late registration — $30 for adults, $20 children

To register online, go to aledothanksgivingtrot.com.



Dec. 7

13th Annual Christmas Tyme in Aledo

Begins at 5 p.m.

36th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

10 a.m. — 8 p.m.

Business candlelight tour, live nativity scene, carolers, petting zoo, wagon and train rides, cookie decorating, outdoor theatre, marshmallow roast, dancing, live music, Santa, holiday mascots.

Free of charge

For more information, email loriwedgeworth@aledo-texas.com.

 

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • Willow Park tackles 11-street project

    The Willow Park City Council last week picked a list of 11 streets they’d like repaired as part of the city’s next road repair project, a significant portion of the 17-road, $850,000 list of needed repairs.

    July 22, 2014

  • Teens arrested for throwing rocks on interstate

    Two 14-year-old boys are facing charges after reportedly throwing rocks at passing vehicles on Interstate 20 Tuesday afternoon, damaging trucks and injuring a woman.

    July 21, 2014

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