If you’ve missed the first three performances of the Azle High School Drama Department’s production of The Wizard of Oz, you only have once chance left. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for kids, and if Friday night’s show is the barometer, this production is not to be missed by anyone. The final performance is Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Get there early to ensure you have a seat.… Read the rest
Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Terry Grisham today released another photo from surveillance cameras showing the suspect in an aggravated robbery that took place at the Briar convenience early Friday morning.
The clerk who was on duty at the time was reportedly struck in the head with an unknown object but has reported on the Azle News Facebook page that she is okay. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the store’s register before fleeing in a dark-colored four-door sedan.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
We all know that scenic shortcut from Lakeside, around the west side of Lake Worth, and on into the White Settlement area.
But we’ll have to kiss it goodbye – until next summer, that is.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in partnership with the City of Fort Worth, began work on the Silver Creek bridge reconstruction project Dec. 1.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
Trustees for the Azle Independent School District (AISD) heard an update from Derek Herschberger, project manager with Buford-Thompson Company, the construction manager for the competition gymnasium, Career and Technology Education (CATE) center, and campus-wide sprinkler system at Azle High School.… Read the rest
The junior varsity Lady Hornets lost to Mansfield, 35-31 Dec. 9.
Leading in scoring for the AHS JV were Logan Graham with 7 points and Allison Thompson with 5.
Three Azle athletes added 4 points each – Rachel Wood, Macie Strickland, and Breeona Cannon.
The freshmen girls out-scored their Mansfield counterparts 49-43.
Macey Hicks and Maria Parkinson reached double digits with 13 and 11 points, respectively.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
The Hornet wrestling squads have been busy.
Both qualified for the district duals with team wins at the quad meet hosted by Boswell Dec. 11.
The boys team beat the hosts 52-21, Birdville 60-20, and Saginaw Chisholm Trail 48-24.… Read the rest
The annual Azle youth wrestling tournament brought hundreds of young athletes from all over Texas here.
These were the top local performers at the tourney.
Three young athletes won their weight classes: Barret Gilbreath, Danny Laver, and Jewell Lively.
Finishing as runners-up were Kelton Schott and Harley Stringer.
Five took third place: Rome Ewell, Landen Buchanan, Breton Estes, Cole Hunt, and Easton Clearwater.
Finishing fourth in the event were Lincoln Berg, Nathaniel Brookbank, Brandon Cavender, Gabriel Laver, and Avery Dale.… Read the rest
It’s been quite a year for religious-based movies.
Hollywood’s big budget efforts did OK despite some big blow back from God-fearing audiences.
The smaller movies, however, were the ones that enjoyed more success.
About the film
By the end of April, the Movie Man had already checked out a trio of religious movies.
First came Son of God (Movie Man No. 1077, 6), an extended version of an earlier successful TV series. It was decent.
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