Jacob and Martin, LLC, will be conducting two stormwater fee studies that will help the city of Willow Park assess a fee in order to pay for drainage capital improvement projects.
Walking into 13-year-old Joey Belles’ hospital room, it’s hard to miss the abundance of sloths. There are stuffed sloths on tables and sloth stickers on the walls. The sloth is Joey’s spirit animal, though you wouldn’t know it by looking at him now.
After a competitive request for proposal process, the Aledo ISD board of trustees approved two architect firms to start on the elementary and middle school bond projects — Huckabee and PBK.
The Parker County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit made a large drug bust and arrest on Dec. 6, followed by an additional one Wednesday night, that yielded $30,000 total and multiple types of drugs that were being sold to Parker County youth.
The Aledo city council unanimously approved the creation of a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone following a required public hearing at Wednesday’s regular council meeting.
After researching an Instagram account called Tiny Art Show, Lisa White — owner of Doodles Art Studio in Aledo — decided to have her art kids create a tiny masterpiece of their own.
At Monday’s regular meeting of the Parker County commissioners, motions on the new East Parker County Annex as well as the East Bankhead Highway construction project were presented and approved.
Over the years, Parker County Sheriff’s Office and jail officials, along with trusty inmates, have lent a helping hand to the Senior Center when meals are unable to be provided.
Aledo ISD elementary campuses participated in the Aledo Reads event on Nov. 22 where each school dedicated the day to fun reading activities.
At Thursday’s regular city council meeting, Aledo officials expressed frustrations with $173,514.84 owed to the state in construction costs stemming from an overage with the Safe Routes to School 2015-16 project with the Texas Department of Transportation.
Jose Luis Rodriguez, 53, of Weatherford, was arrested on Nov. 19 and charged with continuous sexual abuse of children under the age of 14, according to the probable cause affidavit.
This week, a Parker County commissioner and election worker expressed concerns they had with the voting machines following the Nov. 5 election. Parker County Elections Administrator Don Markum said this is new equipment and that they analyze every election to see what can be improved.
Aledo Children’s AdvoCats is a non-profit led by women volunteers that are dedicated to helping children and families with their unmet needs in the Aledo area and is once again holding its Angel Project.
In a statement that was released on Facebook Friday evening, Aledo ISD officials addressed a post that was made about the arrests of two Aledo Middle School students on Nov. 15.
A Parker County grand jury indicted Calvin Wilson Graves, 64, of Springtown, on Nov. 7 for continuous sexual abuse of a young child and aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Willow Park City Engineer Derek Turner presented the master drainage plan study and recommended $1.66 million in improvement projects to the city council Tuesday night.
A petition and resolution for a public hearing was approved by the Willow Park City Council Tuesday night for the annexation of 75.458 acres requested by Trinity Christian Academy for the future building of athletic facilities.
Local veterans discussed information on two new acts that have been implemented for them during a proclamation presentation that was approved by the Parker County commissioners Tuesday morning.
Freese and Nichols Engineer Tim Sansone gave a presentation and discussed completed road projects with the Parker County commissioners Tuesday morning that have improved safety and mobility throughout the county.
The Aledo High School Bearcat Regiment advanced to the UIL State Marching Band Championships in San Antonio for the seventh time, ranking ninth place out of 234 Class 5A bands.
Since it opened 16 months ago, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Parker County has served 309 children, but over the last six months, staff traveled to Italy and Colorado for a unique case involving the U.S. Air Force.
Since its site plan was approved more than a year ago, the Willow Park Starbucks is set to open before the new year on the Interstate 20 east frontage road at the Ranch House Road exit.
The second phase of the East Bankhead Highway project will be starting on Nov. 20 as part of the Parker County 2016 Transportation Bond program.
Construction projects are continuing in the Willow Park area, including the Mikus Road project, which has been delayed, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced he will not seek reelection last week and Parker County political party chairs shared their thoughts following the recording scandal.
The Aledo city council unanimously approved additional development on Bailey Ranch Road, a continuation of the Parks of Aledo and Point Vista subdivisions.
The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District presented information to the Parker County commissioners on the district rules that were adopted in August.
After it was discovered that more than 80 animal reports had been filed last year, the city of Aledo will keep Weatherford as its primary option for animal services.
Parker County officials and residents shared their thoughts about a resolution designating the county as a second amendment sanctuary county at Monday’s commissioners court meeting, which was approved by the court.
What is currently known as Bearcat Dollar in Aledo will soon be making some changes, including its name, and donated most of its inventory to Parker County Center of Hope Friday.
The 13th annual Mayors’ Food Drive, formerly known as the Doyle Moss Food Drive, is underway in Parker County to feed those in need through the holiday season.
A Parker County grand jury indicted Gregory Aiden McCann, 17, of Aledo, and Riley Eric Collier, 18, of Weatherford, on Oct. 17 for multiple counts of burglary of a vehicle.
Following the adoption of the first ever parks and trails master plan earlier this month, the Willow Park city council approved a contract for the development of a city park Tuesday night.
Aledo ISD will be hosting a Parenting University vaping presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Aledo High School to help educate parents about teen vaping and e-cigarette use.
Aledo ISD residents will soon head to the polls and cast their vote for or against a $149,950,000 bond, which was approved by the Bearcat Growth Committee as well as the AISD board of trustees in August.
The Aledo ISD board of trustees approved two nominations for the Parker County Appraisal District Board at a special meeting Tuesday morning.
Aledo Middle School will be getting a new gym floor following water damage that was caused by an overflowing toilet the day before school started.
Parker County residents can soon head to the polls to cast their votes in local races and state constitutional amendments when early voting begins Monday.
In addition to some local elections, Parker County residents will see 10 constitutional amendments on the Nov. 5 election ballot when early voting begins on Monday.
Since its inception in 2015, Sanctified Hope Home for Women has helped 32 women get back on their feet following incarceration.
The annual Aledo Fest event is taking place from 1-5 p.m. on Oct. 19, and each year city staff tries to change things up to ensure fall fun for all families.
Parker County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. BJ Sharp gave an active shooter presentation at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday afternoon.
The Willow Park city council unanimously approved a rezone request as well as a site plan for an independent senior living facility at Tuesday night’s regular meeting.
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- WISD mourning the loss of Hall Middle School student
- Small child found walking alone in downtown Mineral Wells
- Harbor Freight to open location in Mineral Wells
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- ESD 1, hospital district break ground on Possum Kingdom facility
- Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills
- Four ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas resign in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm
- Mineral Wells urges residents to limit non-essential water use
- Parker County now operating at 75% capacity
- Water distribution continues in Mineral Wells
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