SLIDESHOW: ALEDO-BRENHAM GAME PICS
Check out this collection of 110 pictures from Saturday's Class 4A, Division II, state championship game won by Aledo, 38-10, over Brenham. There are pictures of players, cheerleaders, band members, fans and, of course, lots of game action in this slideshow. Save the ones you like, courtesy of the Weatherford Democrat and Aledo Extra. Photos are by David May.
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Canyon West to host Taste of Parker County
Prepare your taste buds, because the sixth annual Taste of Parker County is just a few short weeks away, and this year’s event has moved to a larger location to accommodate even more great eats and treats.
Members of the United States Air Force Cycling Team, preparing to participate in the 12th annual Ride for Heroes in Aledo Saturday, met Friday with their supporters — members of the Bush Legacy Republican Women of Weatherford — for a pre-ride photo shoot at the historic courthouse followed by pre-ride carbo loading at Milano’s in Willow Park.
Q&A: Aledo City Council Place 2 candidates
With some contested races in area school board and city council races on the May 10 ballots, the WD will provide a closer look at some of those through a question-and-answer feature with the candidates. Early voting begins April 28. Today we look at the candidates running for Place 2 on Aledo City Council.
Heroes riding for heroes
The 12th annual Ride for Heroes bike ride this Saturday in Aledo will include some VIPs: members of the United States Air Force Cycling Team.
Little league makes pitch to city for lower user fees
Weatherford Little League officials have asked the city to lower user fees to the league.
Trunk full of cash leads to trip to jail
After a traffic stop late Monday night in Parker County, the Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than $54,000 from a man who, DPS says, admitted to trafficking in narcotics for people he met in Mexico.
No butts about it, smoking ban nears
Weatherford eating establishments have just over a week to get their no smoking signs in place and prepare for the no smoking ordinance enacted by the city council in February to go into effect.
Proposed change in city charter goes before W’ford voters next month
Weatherford residents will have the chance to vote on a pair of charter amendments on Election Day May 10.
Despite cold, peach crops looking rosy
Parker County peach growers won’t know for sure for a few more days, but as of Wednesday, one day after April temperatures plummeted into the low 30s, they’re predicting a good, even rosy, peach harvest for this year’s Parker County Peach Festival.
Animal shelter throwing a party
The Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter made a promise to its staff, volunteers and rescues that if the shelter was able to achieve a 90 percent live release rate by the end of March, the shelter would throw a community-wide party to celebrate its accomplishments.
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