The calendar change from February to March didn’t affect Old Man Winter’s attitude – maybe setting our clocks forward in observance of Daylight Saving Time will convince him to kiss 2014 goodbye!
Officially, the time will change at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 9 to 3:00 a.m.; it’s easier to set your clocks forward Saturday night before bedtime.… Read the rest
Young men looking to join Boy Scouts should contact or text Pat Washburn at 817-939-4823. Scouts will learn skills in leadership, team building, rock climbing, rappelling, camping, hiking, computer, and engineering among other objectives.… Read the rest
Break-ins plaguing local church
By Natalie Gentry
Solid Rock Bible Church on South Reno Road has experienced two burglaries in the past three months.
The first incident happened in November when the thieves kicked in the door to the pastor’s office and took all of the church’s computers.
The most recent burglary occurred on Feb. 20, and this time the thieves did much more damage… Read the rest
Protect yourself and neighbors from thieves
by Carla Noah Stutsman
Burglaries are up.
Not just in Azle, but in a broader area that includes Azle, Springtown, Boyd, and unincorporated areas in Tarrant, Parker and Wise counties.
Azle Police Detective Sgt. Kevin Rogers says he’s up to his ears in burglary reports of homes, apartments, buildings, and vehicles.
For Rogers, the dilemma is often with those who make it easier for the criminals.… Read the rest
Azle, Lakeside cancel elections, saving taxpayers thousands
by Carla Noah Stutsman
The deadline to file an application for a place on the ballot for the General Election slated for May 10 has come and gone, and there were some last minute filers.
The city of Azle will save almost $10,000 by canceling its election this year, since there are no contested races in town.… Read the rest
Azle sees tough teams on road trip
Supposedly, Aledo didn’t want to face the Lady Hornet softball team in consecutive weeks.
Since the Lady Cats were due to play Azle at Brewer, Aledo pulled out.
However, the teams did clash hundreds of miles away in College Station Feb. 27.
And the Lady Hornets won, 6-3.
On Feb. 27 in the opening game of a tournament in Central Texas, Azle played not only Aledo but several top notch squads, including LaGrange, Garrison, and Round Rock Westwood.… Read the rest
Another tournament, another slew of games bunched together.
And that’s okay by Hornet coach Anthony Barron.
Azle (4-8) split six games in the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw tournament Feb. 27-Mar. 1.
The tourney began with a 10-9 win over Mansfield Summit; AHS scored six runs over the final two innings to snatch away the victory.
Four Hornets had 2 RBI each: Logan Woody, Jesse Salisbury, Tommy Kay, and Trevor Boiles.… Read the rest
We’ve discussed before about great untapped movie audiences – Hispanics and Christians to name a couple.
The former is proving its clout with recent Spanish-speaking movies becoming successes in America, like Instructions Not Included which made a whopping $44.5 million in the U.S. last fall.
The latter (to which the Movie Man belongs) is more fickle. We made The Passion of the Christ (2004, Movie Man No. 549, an 8) the biggest moneymaking R-rated movie of all-time.… Read the rest