Molly Grover and Tyler Flynn were selected by the Azle Optimist Club as its Young Texan and Texanne for the month of February.
Flynn maintains a grade point average of 96.75 and is active in the Ash Creek Baptist youth group and works at Brookshire’s.… Read the rest
30 Days of Giving program benefits VFW Post
Bealls is turning the month of March into “30 Days of Giving.”
All Bealls customers who visit the Azle store during the month of March will be invited to donate to the Eagle Mountain Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post #2137.
The post is located at 11875 FM 730 North in Azle.
As a special thank you, Bealls is giving every Eagle Mountain Memorial VFW donor a Community Counts Savings Pass that entitles shoppers to a 30 percent discount on regular, sale and clearance items.… Read the rest
The Azle Run, sponsored by the Azle Ministerial Alliance, presented checks in the amount of $1,000 each to the Eagle Mountain Pregnancy Help Center (EMPHC) and the Community Caring Center on Thursday, Feb. 27. Pictured: Gary Bishop, Azle Ministerial Alliance Board member and President of Far Corners Missions, Jack Watson, Azle Ministerial Alliance Board member, Azle Lake Run Director, Heather Furr, EMPHC director and Ednith Villalobos, EMPHC assistant director. Bishop and Watson present a check to Joe Lieb, CCC director.… Read the rest
The Azle All City Choirs, comprised of some of the most talented vocalists in the Azle ISD’s third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders, performed in the auditorium at Azle High School Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Only a select number of students can be part of this group, and students had to audition for the available spots.
The choirs met to rehearse each Tuesday for seven weeks at Cross Timbers Elementary after school. The ISD’s elementary music teachers each worked with the choirs on a specific piece of music that had to be learned and memorized for the performance.… Read the rest
by Darlene Holmes
We will be talking about these strange weather changes we’ve been experiencing around here lately for years to come.
I can’t remember it ever being like this and it changes so quickly – maybe there really is something going with our world’s climates and global warming. I just know it’s cold!
I’m ready to jump right on into summer.
Coming up here at the Senior Center will be: Friday, March 7 Food Bank Day and Nutrition Education.… Read the rest
If you receive a phone call requesting payment of a fine for failure to appear for jury duty, you’re most likely talking to a scam artist.
Tarrant County residents need to be aware of a scam seeking fraudulent over-the-phone payments for failing to appear for jury duty, said Tarrant County Jury Services Bailiff Paula G. Morales.
The scam involves an individual calling a Tarrant resident and telling him or her there is a warrant out for the person’s arrest for failing to appear for jury duty.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
State sales tax revenue in January was $2.3 billion, up 8.3 percent compared to January 2013 according to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.
“Increases were seen across all major sectors of the Texas economy,” Combs said. “This indicates continued expansion in both consumer and business spending, and brings the growth in fiscal year-to-date collections to 4.6 percent compared with the previous year. Sales tax revenue has increased for 46 consecutive months.”… Read the rest
by Darlene Holmes
We had 28 seniors who came to lunch on beans and cornbread with us Monday. We had cake and ice cream for dessert.
Most of them stayed and played Food Bank Bingo for the remaining pre-packaged food items. Looked like a nice selection of food for them.
We sure packed a lot of goings-on here for our shortest month of the year.… Read the rest
Charles Roberson never thought his chronic condition would give him a chance to help others.
Less than a year ago he joined the Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Disease Self-Management program at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle and has not only changed his life, but is looking to help other chronic disease sufferers change theirs as well.
After graduating from the six-week program that taught him how to manage his chronic illness more effectively, Roberson felt his journey wasn’t over.… Read the rest