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
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Spivack to speak at PCRW event
Parker County Republican Women will have Loren Spivack as the March 13 luncheon meeting guest speaker.
State education board candidates in runoff
Tuesday’s voting tallies signified an extremely tight race for State Board of Education District 11 candidates in the Republican primary.
Renfro in runoff for job he didn’t want
Precinct 4 Commissioner Dusty Renfro, who unexpectedly scored 1,213 votes in Tuesday’s Republican Primary while campaigning for an opponent, is still trying to lose his job on the Parker County Commissioners’ Court.
Area council, school board filings
Filings for school board and city council elections in May ended last Friday. Here are the filings for area city council seats open in May:
ALEDO – Patricia Weckel, 60, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, surrounded by family at her home in Aledo.
This time, Riley cruises past McKay in judge’s race
County Judge Mark Riley knocked it out of the park against challenger Cary McKay in final but unofficial returns in Tuesday night’s Republican primary, securing 62 percent of the total votes cast with a final count of 7,524 to 4,670.
Dugan, Renfro in runoff for Pct. 4 Commissioner
The three-way race for Precinct 4 commissioner will end in a May 27 Republican primary runoff with front-runner Steve Dugan — who received 1,776 votes — facing incumbent Dusty Renfro, a candidate who told voters he didn’t want the job but got 1,213 votes anyway. Fred Hammons received 704 votes.
Barnwell edges Vick; Brunson claims win
Running for an office that counts money, Parker County Treasurer candidate Dedra Vick might still be counting votes today.
March 4 primary elections
Tuesday, March 4, is election day, and voters will cast their ballots in one of two political party elections. The candidate selected (unless a runoff is necessary) will represent the party in the Nov. 4 General Election.
Brookhollow gets the go-ahead, Aledo City Hall back for a redo
Brookhollow subdivision cleared the final hurdles for construction at the Thursday Aledo City Council meeting, but plans for a new city hall returned to the drawing board after Mayor Pro Tem Bill McLeRoy and council member Jean Bailey reacted to the building’s unremarkable exterior.
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