Chamber, local bank hosting April 27 event
In partnership with the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce, the Bank of Azle, a branch of Herring Bank, will host a Small Business Appreciation Seminar from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 27.
The purpose of this educational event is to provide local business owners with tips that will help them reach their goals for success.
The covered topics will discuss solutions to help grow businesses in a number of areas. Attendees will learn how to save time, understand the various legal aspects of business ownership, and will walk away with some great ideas on boosting business.… Read the rest
by Sue Turnipseed
The B. J. Clark Community Center Monday through Friday is the place for those over 60 to come for activities including computer classes and exercise. Some come to keep in touch with friends and have a good meal.
Last Friday was Produce Day and the participants received potatoes, onions, carrots, cabbage, and other items. Sandwich makings and desserts also went home with the seniors to help with their food budget. Those who signed up for pet food received food for their pet companions.… Read the rest
The Azle Police Department recently purchased 16 WOLFCOM 3RD EYE Police Body Cameras for $11,440.
The purchase included a two-year warranty and radio cables so officers can hook up their units to radios to utilize the radio speaker function.
According to a press release from WOLFCOM, Azle PD Lt. Bill Russell says the department has studied the issue of body cameras for about two years.… Read the rest
Witt was on parole after stealing thousands in Azle
A 45-year-old Fort Worth woman pleaded guilty April 15 in the 43rd District Court to embezzling nearly $50,000 from a Weatherford attorney she worked for as well as forging the signatures of a Dallas probate court judge and a Dallas county clerk on legal documents.
Julie Sue Witt, also known as Julie Sue Steen, was sentenced as a habitual offender, having been previously convicted of four prior felony theft cases and a felony money laundering case with prison sentences totaling 33 years, according to Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain, who prosecuted the case.… Read the rest
Cross Timbers 3rd graders win
At the Tarrant County SUMDOG Math Competition, several classes were daily winners – and one took the title.
The third grade class taught by Michelle Hurst won the top prize of a 30-student subscription to SUMDOG.
Other third grade classes that were daily winners were led by teachers Rachel Rivers and Sheri Spikes.
Cross Timbers also had more students in the top 10 for a week than any other school.… Read the rest