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Day care accused of taping children to nap mats
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is investigating a Willow Park day care regarding allegations that children were duct taped to nap mats.
No answers for earthquakes
It is expected to be months before researchers have answers for the public on whether oil and gas activity may be causing earthquakes in the Azle area.
Aledo Soccer Camp was in full swing last week at the Daniel Ninth Grade Center's turf practice field, offering morning clinics for grades K-9.
Holy Grounds now open
There have been a few changes since Agape Coffee Haus Bookstore, at 108 Jearl Street in Aledo, emerged as Holy Grounds Coffee and Gifts June 1, according to new owner Judy Wallace.
Aledo High School Percussion Ensemble to perform at PASIC
Members of the Aledo High School Percussion Ensemble will perform at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis in November, thanks to board approval of out-of-state travel expenses for students last week.
Aledo ISD OKs teacher computers
Aledo ISD trustees reduced the impact of new computers on the 2013-14 general fund budget last week, and the total cost, by approving a three-year lease agreement for some in addition to making a purchase.
Willow Park upgrading financial policies
For the first time in the memory of city staff, the City of Willow Park has a written document outlining the city’s financial policies, one of a couple steps the city council took recently to improve its financial practices.
Committee recommends Aledo ISD bond election
The AISD 2025 Committee Tuesday voted to recommend a $73.9 million bond package to the Aledo School Board with the caveat that administrators scrutinize — and possibly reduce — a $22.8 million estimate included for technology improvements.
East Parker County Calendar of Events
New Faith Baptist Church in Annetta welcomes children ages 4-12 for Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. The theme is Scavenger Hunt. For more info, see http://newfaithbaptistchurch.net.
Parker County Sheriff's Report June 3-June 8
Theft of property
Deputies responded to the 7000 block of Interstate 20, Aledo, in reference to a theft. The 32-year-old male complainant reported that on June 4 he brought the wife of a friend to his trailer. While he was in the shower, he said, the friend’s wife stole his cell phone, $60 cash, his 2006 Nissan Frontier pickup, an HP laptop computer and two Bose Car stereos. A theft report was taken and charges filed.
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