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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parker County Sheriff's Report March 31-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.
East Parker County Calendar of Events
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 aledoef.org.
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.
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