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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.

    June 24, 2014

  • 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.

    June 24, 2014

  • 0624 little girl.jpg Camp kick

    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.

    June 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0624 Holy Grounds.jpg 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.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2014 Perc Concert 1.jpg 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.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    June 24, 2014

  • 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.

    June 24, 2014

  • 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.

    June 17, 2014

  • East Parker County Calendar of Events

    June 23-26

    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

    June 17, 2014

  • Parker County Sheriff's Report June 3-June 8

    June 6
    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.

    June 17, 2014

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