by Carla Noah Stutsman
There’s little question a rehab project on the Eagle Mountain Spillway Dam from July 2012 through early 2013 caused some inconvenience for those who regularly drive Wells Burnett Road atop the dam.
That small sacrifice is paying some big dividends, though – in technology, design standards, safety, and even an award.
The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) has been named the 2014 recipient of the Association of Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award for that rehabilitation work.… Read the rest
Nikkie and Patrick Porter of Azle announce the June 20 birth of their twins, daughter Kinlee and son Denver. Kinlee Faye was born at 2:17 p.m. weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces; Denver Earlin was born at 2:20 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Older brother Bobby and big sister Trinity join their parents in welcoming the twins.… Read the rest
Levi and Jeanetta Jentzen of Azle announce the May 5 birth of their son, Wyatt Andrew Jentzen at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 inches. Wyatt has a 4-year-old brother, Tucker Ray Jentzen. His grandparents are Mike and Alicia Motley, Donald and Donna Roland, Sandy Spurbeck and Wayne Jentzen and Kirk Guy, all of Azle. His great-grandparents include Leon and Shirley Roland, Darlene and Melvin Gillette and Virginia Storm, all of Azle; Jerry and Patsy Walston of Fort Worth, Ralph and Louis Jentzen of Michigan and David and Deloris Swinney of Louisiana… Read the rest
The children of Fred and Jacqueline Weaver will celebrate their parents’ 60th wedding anniversary with a reception in their honor at Community Bible Fellowship from 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. The community is invited to attend.
The high school sweethearts married at First Methodist Church of Azle on Sept. 3, 1954. The bride is the daughter of James and Odessa Emanuel and the groom is the son of Fred and Bessie Weaver.… Read the rest
Denman named new director of AHS dance troupe
Friends and family members of the 2014-2015 Emerald Dazzlers were treated to a “showoff” performance Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Azle High School gym.
Not only did they witness a preview of the Dazzlers’ school song, fight song and field military routine, they also got to meet the Dazzlers’ new director.
Sidnee Denman graduated from Richland High School, where she served as captain of the Dixie Belles her senior year.… Read the rest