The annual Open House at Azle High School Monday evening, Aug. 8 provided an opportunity for students and parents to mingle with teachers and administrators. Booths in the mall area offered everything from t-shirts to information. Clockwise from above: Teacher/Coach Bob Gilbreath chats with a student and parent; AHS Thespians manned a booth; Royal Ward met visitors; Director of Operations Todd Smith meets with Becky Marchand and her son. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
The Hornet Nation impressed at the Dale Hansen Classic in Waxahachie. Hundreds of fans made the trip, the Colorguard performed, the Marching Green Pride shone, Dazzlers danced, and Buzzy kept things at a fever pitch.
Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
It’s almost here: the Azle Arts Popcorn Players 100th presentation.
But first comes No. 99: Bloody Murder.
That play, set to run Oct. 3-5 and 10-12, is directed by Carol Braden.
Teased as Agatha Christie meets Pirandello, murder mystery fans gather at a retreat only to find a real murder has occurred.
It’s rated PG and runs about 1 hour, 45 minutes.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students.… Read the rest
Beef Cattle Field Day is being held Friday, Sept. 19, at Bob Tallman’s 3-T Rodeo Ranch, 3401 Lone Star Rd, Poolville.
Registration with coffee and donuts is at 9 a.m.
Topics to be presented include Cattle Working System, True Test Scales, Horn Fly and Lice Control, Your Role in Theft Protection and TSCRA, Marketing Your Calves, and Customer Interaction with Factory Reps and Sponsors.… Read the rest
Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the two-week period of Aug. 24-Sept. 6:
• David Cole Patterson, 21, of Azle, was arrested Aug. 26 in the 500 block of Stribling Drive and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) with a blood alcohol content of 0.15 or more. Patterson posted $6,500 bond and was released from the Azle jail.… Read the rest
BY NATALIE GENTRY
A Parker County man died in a fatal horseback riding accident.
Scott Tomkin, 62, of Weatherford, was found in a pasture near FM 51 and Carter Road between Springtown and Weatherford in the evening of Sept. 3 and pronounced dead by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.
According to reports, Tomkin went out for a horseback ride at about 8 a.m. and was later found by a family member who then called the sheriff’s office.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
Silver Creek United Methodist Church will celebrate its 50th Annual Lord’s Acre Festival Sept. 20 beginning at 9 a.m., and the public is invited to celebrate, as well.… Read the rest
Live auction, gadget raffle promise fun, funds for Azle Memorial Library
by Carla Noah Stutsman
The 2014 Azle Library Trust Gala slated for Saturday, Oct. 11, promises an evening to remember as supporters of the Azle Memorial Library gather at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
Celebrating the Library’s fifth anniversary as well as its one millionth patron, the Gala’s theme is Discover… Wonder… Imagine… Soaring to New Heights.… Read the rest