Weatherford Democrat

Aledo ExtrA

April 23, 2014

East Parker County Calendar of Events

April 24

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.

April 26

Unused meds disposal


•  10 a.m.-2 p.m.

•  Willow Park police station, 101 Stagecoach Tr.

• Non-liquid only.

• No needles.

• Free, anonymous.

• City residency not required.

• Held jointly with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

April 28

CASA-Hope for Children training class


• 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

• Aledo UMC, 100 Pecan Dr., Aledo.

• CASA volunteers help abused children find permanency in an overburdened court system. For more info about becoming an advocate for a foster child, visit www.casaofparkercounty.com or call 817-599-6224.

May 2

EPCWBA Healthcare Panel


• 11:30 a.m.— 1 p.m.

• Tucker Red’s, 4971 E I-20 Service Road North, Willow Park.

East Parker County Chamber’s Women’s Business Alliance will host a Healthcare Education Panel that will address in-home healthcare and rehab, long-term care and hospice. The event includes lunch. Register online: www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the Chamber for more info at 817-441-7844.

 

May 2-3

Huge semiannual Deer Creek Plantation and Deer Creek Lakeside garage sale


• 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. daily.

• Facebook page: Deer Creek Sale Aledo.

May 10

Rotary Club of Weatherford will sponsor the Weatherford Food Hub
at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles Drive. Produce bags are $5 each (cash only) and contain 15 or more pieces of fresh fruits and vegetables. There is no limit or prequalification to participate; everyone welcome. The mission is to make fresh produce affordable and accessible to all.

May 14

EPCCC Monthly Luncheon


Putting Your Company’s Best Face Forward

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

The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce luncheon will feature speaker Linda Pavlik, who will discuss three things every CEO must know about public relations. Pavlik established Pavlik and associated in 1983, specializing in media relations, public policy development, and creating synergisms among entities in the public and private sectors. Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the Chamber office at 817-441-7844 for more information.

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  • 0725 one arson.JPG Suspicious house fire under investigation

    The Weatherford fire marshal says a fire that damaged a house and killed two puppies Wednesday night is being investigated as a suspicious fire and a suspect is in jail on unrelated charges.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • CPS data.jpg Case overload

    Parker County Attorney John Forrest will ask county commissioners for additional funds as county budget discussions begin this year; he hopes to hire another attorney to help with an increase in Child Protective Services cases.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Richard Adams Sr. Firefighter arrested on child sex assault charges

    A volunteer Hudson Oaks firefighter is in the Parker County Jail on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted two young relatives over a several year period. 

    Richard Frederick Adams Sr., 62, arrested Monday, faces two charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, a first-degree felony.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Developer withdraws site plan

    ANNETTA —A controversial 34-home subdivision proposed for a 41-acre tract on Duncan Road will not go forward as planned, according to action taken by both the proposed developer and the Annetta Town Council after a public hearing Thursday night.

    July 22, 2014

  • Aledo City Council to meet July 24

    The Aledo City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court, Aledo.

    July 22, 2014

  • oak leaf ladder shot.jpg Fires damage business, home

    Two separate fires around 2 p.m. July 15 damaged a Willow Park business and destroyed the home of a Weatherford family.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 22, 2014

  • 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

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