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After the Aledo City Council approved a 7.9 percent revenue increase with the city tax rate last month, at Thursday’s regular meeting it was revealed that the total proposed rate is changing to $0.3545.

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The Aledo ISD board of trustees unanimously approved the student code of conduct this week, which included the district’s new vaping policy.

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The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially welcome the SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel to Willow Park Tuesday morning.

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A Parker County jury convicted David Shawn Minze, 39, of Springtown, of felony assault for heating up a belt buckle and branding his girlfriend, according to a release from Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain.

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Aledo ISD administration recently recommended salary increases for employees for the 2019-20 school year.

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Hundreds of veterans, friends and community members came to support the family of American hero U.S. Air Force Col. Roy Abner Knight, Jr. as he was laid to rest with full military honors in Holder’s Chapel Cemetery in Cool Saturday morning.

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State accountability scores for school districts are expected to be released to the public on Thursday.

After the mass shooting that occurred at a Walmart in El Paso on Aug. 3, local officials are shining a light on a state program that helps take the financial burden off victims of violent crime.

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After the mass shooting that occurred at a Walmart in El Paso on Aug. 3, local officials are shining a light on a state program that helps take the financial burden off victims of violent crime.

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Annetta resident Jennifer Carter has donated non-perishable items to the Blessing Box in Willow Park before, but a couple of months ago, she decided to involve her three children in the donation.

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The city of Hudson Oaks revealed its proposed fiscal year 2020 budget at it’s most recent city council meeting.

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Parker County Judge Pat Deen discussed his proposed budget Thursday, which plans to address a deficit in the current budget as well as decrease the total tax rate by 1 cent.

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The Texas Ranch Wildfire Program was established by the Texas A&M Forest Service to combat loss to wildfires and Parker County Emergency Management Coordinator and Fire Marshal Sean Hughes said it’s something he wants to kick off in the county.

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Ranch House Road from Fox Hunt Trail to Scenic Trail in Willow Park will undergo repaving starting next week.

One of the largest livestock auction businesses in the U.S., Superior Livestock, recently announced the move of its Fort Worth Stockyards broadcasting headquarters to Hudson Oaks.

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When a child or elderly person goes missing, an AMBER or Silver alert is issued so law enforcement agencies and the public can be on the lookout.

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As the new school year approaches, Aledo ISD is gearing up for what it says will be the largest participated Bearcat Nation 101 event taking place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Aledo High School cafeteria.

Parker County Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted an extensive investigation regarding a report of an alleged attempted kidnapping Monday evening, and determined it did not occur, according to a release.

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A private trash pick-up company, Ben’s Disposal, that serviced Parker, Hood and Somervell counties has left residents scrambling after the sudden discontinuation of services that started more than a week ago.

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An embezzling homebuilder on probation for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Parker County woman had his probation revoked and was sentenced to 50 years in prison Monday in court in Weatherford after it was shown that he bought a beach house in Florida and multiple vehicles in…

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After some rain delays, the new Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County building is expected to open by the end of the year, CAC Executive Director Cheryl Bullock said.

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Sergio Abraham Perales Duran, 27, of Weatherford, for sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child on July 25.

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The Aledo City Council met in regular session Thursday night and in a 4-1 vote, approved to propose a 7.9 percent tax increase, which would still bring the total tax rate under the current $0.3778 rate.

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The Willow Park city council held some discussion and approved budget meeting dates at its regular meeting Tuesday night.

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After 6-year-old Edwin Diaz was killed in an electrocution accident on July 4, Aledo ISD staff and community came together to show their support for Diaz and his family.

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After a Willow Park resident expressed drainage concerns in her neighborhood Tuesday night, the WP city council approve two bids for drainage projects and addressed those concerns.

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The Parker County commissioners heard an update on the county courthouse roof repairs as well as approved an engineering services addendum for the new East Parker County Annex at Monday’s regular meeting.

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Sean Hughes has worn many hats throughout his career as a first responder and involvement in emergency management and discussed his experience and vision for Parker County as the new full time fire marshal and emergency management coordinator.

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Parker County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jesus Cardenas-Viscalla, 40, for arson on Sunday, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

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Aledo ISD’s Bearcat Growth Committee held a public meeting Thursday afternoon to reveal the discussion and potential proposal of a $141 million bond package with zero increase to the tax rate.

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Aledo football has flourished under the leadership of Head Coach Tim Buchanan and Athletic Director Steve Wood, who have collectively guided the Bearcats to a record-tying eight state championships.

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The City of Aledo and Aledo ISD came together for a historic joint meeting Wednesday night to continue the process of updating the city’s strategic plan with a presentation from the Velocity Group.

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Starting this fall, higher education institutions have to add a note to a student’s transcript if the student is not eligible to re-enroll because of non-academic or non-financial reasons. 

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A Parker County grand jury indicted Justin Michael Baxter, 35, and Daryn Allen Hudson, 34,on July 11 for aggravated robbery after the two broke into a home in Willow Park on April 4.

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Aledo ISD Chief Financial Officer Earl Husfeld presented information stemming from House Bill 3, which he said will most likely drop the maintenance and operations side of the tax rate from $1.17 to $1.068 this next fiscal year.

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At the Aledo ISD board of trustees meeting Monday night, a discussion was had about the implementation of a vaping policy as well as the expansion of the district’s random drug testing program.