The Azle High School production of The Wizard of Oz was seen by thousands. Scenes from the play: Oz (Dylan Yeats) talks to Tinman (Peyton Smith); Oz Guard (Elisabeth Sloan, center) has the attention of Scarecrow (Garrett Gibbons), Tinman, Dorothy (Mia Gordy), Toto (Cookie), and Lion (Julie Waldock); Glinda, the Good Witch of the West (Brielle Gilchrist) watches over Dorothy; the Munchkins dance. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Azle Memorial Library offers a fun family evening of holiday stories and a craft to make and take during A “Pieceful” Holiday, slated for 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18.
Share a holiday story or two, and then gather to make a holiday craft out of puzzle pieces. This event is perfect for families who wish to spend time together and enjoy one another’s company in a relaxed environment.… Read the rest
Community Waste Disposal (CWD) will NOT run its residential garbage route on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1.
Commercial service scheduled on Thursdays will be performed either the day before or the day after Christmas as well as the day before or the day after New Year’s Day.
CWD will collect Christmas trees curbside on the second collection day of the week. In order for trees to be recyclable, they must be free of all decorations and bags.… Read the rest
Bethanie Phillips, a senior at Azle High School was awarded the University Centurium Scholarship for 2015-2016 to Henderson State University (HSU) in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
The Office of University Relations/Admissions of HSU announced the award Dec. 11.
According to Vikita Bell Hardwrick, Director, the University Academic Scholarship is equivalent to $3,500 per semester for up to four years.
Phillips is the daughter of Tim and Beckie Phillips.… Read the rest
At the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas party: (top) board members and Ambassadors pose for a photo with their families; Paula and Belle Ambrose of Cafe Conversations take a break after preparing food for the gathering; Nancy Rogers, owner of Ace of Azle won a blanket. Photos by Stephanie Cravotta… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
Three Azle High School seniors were acknowledged for their scholastic, extracurricular, and volunteer efforts at the Dec. 11 Azle Rotary Club meeting.
Haley Davidson, Bernadette Duhan, and Chris Caney received certificates commemorating the event.
Davidson has spent all four years at AHS as a cheerleader; she has been on the varsity squad for two years.… Read the rest
Gaylee Gail Trussell and Mark Allen Scheel were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Oct. 18 at Christ Lutheran Church in Brenham.
A reception dinner and dance followed the ceremony at the Brenham Country Club.
The bride is the daughter of Charles Trussell and the late Donna Trussell. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Imbrough of Azle.
She attended Tarleton State University and studied fashion merchandising and design with a minor in business management.… Read the rest
Most ever – 11 – will compete for All-State slots
by Carla Noah Stutsman
After preparing for months, 33 Azle High School band students auditioned for All-Region Band Dec. 4, 6, 8, and 9.
Eleven students – the most in AHS history – qualified for Area, and the second most – 33 students – made the All-Region Band.
That’s the highest number of AHS band students to be named to the All-Region Band.… Read the rest