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Candidate forums set for May 10 election
The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee will host a Candidates’ Forum at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the cafeteria of Trinity Christian Academy, 4954 East Interstate 20 Service Rd S, Willow Park.
Calendar of events
The East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society invites all who are interested to join them for their monthly meeting and salad luncheon beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Willow Park Community Center, Ranch House Rd. and Stage Coach Trail. The program will be a computerized photography collage of Parker County photos by Lorena Friddle, president of the Parker County Women’s and Newcomer’s Society, and a 1930s video of the El Chico Ranch in Willow Park donated by early resident Bob Rothel. The video was made when his father was the ranch foreman. If time allows there will be a showing of an 1920s movie of Aledo donated by the King family.
WC’s new Allied Health Building nears completion
Construction crews are in high swing as the completion date for Weatherford College’s new Don Allen Allied Health Building nears.
EXTENSION NEWS: Enjoy Easter eggs safely
Eggs have been used to celebrate spring festivals for centuries. Immigrant settlers brought symbolic Easter rabbits and colored eggs to America. Since then, Easter egg hunts have been beloved by children everywhere.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Women on subs? Navy exploring the possibility
The United States Navy is surveying enlisted women and to gauge those interested in volunteering for submarine force duty.
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: More aphids, more problems
Aphids are tiny insects that congregate on the bottom side of leaves and suck the fluid out of your plants. Almost every plant has one or more aphid species that occasionally feed on it.
CASA volunteer advocate training begins April 28
Persons interested in becoming a volunteer advocate for abused and/or neglected children are invited to CASA-Hope For Children’s training that begins April 28.
Alzheimer’s group to screen ‘Angel’s Perch’ locally
The Alzheimer’s Association–North Central Texas Chapter will screen “Angel’s Perch” this Wednesday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford.
One college district, one tuition rate
Weatherford College trustees approved a tuition change that will impact area high school students taking dual-credit courses.
Aledo High School Percussion Ensemble to perform Sunday
The award-winning AHS Percussion Ensemble will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the Aledo High School auditorium.
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