The general election is scheduled for this Saturday, May 11, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
All residents of the Aledo School District will vote at the Aledo ISD Administration Building, 1008 Bailey Ranch Road, in Aledo, unless they live in cities with contested city council races.
The City of Aledo and Aledo ISD have no contested races.
Annetta residents will vote at Annetta City Hall, 1198 Old Annetta Road.
In the Town of Annetta, Bruce Pinckard and Rick Machak are in a race for mayor; Chuck Sheridan and Joann Jessup seek Council Place 3; George Ripley is unopposed for Place 4; and Kent Stasey and Mike Brasovan are in a race for Council Place 5.
Those who live in the Aledo VFD fire services district — Aledo, Annetta South, most of Annetta, part of Annetta North and unincorporated areas, as well as those in Emergency Services District No. 1, will decide whether or not to add the district to ESD No. 1. In a second, related proposition, voters will also be asked to assume a proportionate share of the ESD’s outstanding debts and taxes.
For Place 2 on the Weatherford College Board of Trustees, voters will choose between Dale G. Fleeger, Elaine Carter and Don Allen. Mac Smith, in Place 1, is unopposed.
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VETERANS’ CORNER: Veterans’ needs the target of recent discussions
Ministers responsible for Veterans Affairs and officials from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States completed a series of meetings April 8-11 at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., discussing the latest research, best practices and various areas of collaboration to address the growing needs of veterans.
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Blooming natives add color to Texas landscapes
Here are this week’s gardening questions and answers, provided by Parker County Master Gardeners. To submit a question, send it to email@example.com. For more information about Parker County Master Gardeners, or to become a member, call 817-598-6096 or visit www.pcmg-texas.org.
Canyon West to host Taste of Parker County
Prepare your taste buds, because the sixth annual Taste of Parker County is just a few short weeks away, and this year’s event has moved to a larger location to accommodate even more great eats and treats.
Grand jury indictments for April returned
A Parker County grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused of breaking into his neighbor’s home and threatening him with a BB gun before engaging in a brief standoff with deputies.
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.
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