Netting bait fish saved a couple of Boyd men some cash when high water brought the shad hihg up on Bobo Crossing off County Road 4868 on the north end of Eagle Mountain Lake. It didn’t take long to fill up that plastic tub on Page 1A. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Book lovers of any age can enjoy taking part in the Azle Memorial Library’s summer reading program.
The activities kick off Monday, June 1 where every registrant becomes eligible for a spin on the prize wheel.
The Lions Club will give out balloons and there will be face painting and cake for all from 2 to 4 p.m.
Three clubs are planned, one for children, teens, and adults.… Read the rest
Once again, the Azle Independent School District will hold a Summer Seamless Meal Program at campuses and sites throughout the area.
Meals are free for children ages 1 through 18. Adults can buy breakfast for $1 and lunch for $2.
• June 3-June 29
Cross Timber Elementary, 831 Jackson Trail. Breakfast: Monday-Thursday, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon.
• June 3-Aug.13
Walnut Creek Elementary, 1010 Boyd Road. Breakfast: Monday-Thursday 7-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 10 a.m. to noon.… Read the rest
Texas’ annual ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday is Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25 this year.
The sales tax holiday Texas gives families who want to save on the purchase of energy efficient appliances an opportunity to do just that.
“As the hottest part of the year approaches, Texas families are looking for energy efficient ways to cut costs on electric bills,” Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. “We are pleased to give Texas shoppers a break from state and local sales and use taxes on the purchase of certain energy efficient products.”… Read the rest
Matthew Hendrix, son of Chris and Laurie Hendrix, was selected based on his outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, involvement in school and community activities, and a nomination from his teacher, Hollyanne Schiller.
Hendrix will join a delegation of outstanding students from across the state to develop leadership skills while learning about the great state of Texas and its leaders.… Read the rest
Citizens who volunteered to pick up trash around the area during TRWD’s annual Eagle Mountain Area Lake Cleanup were treated to a picnic by the water featuring Miss Birdie’s balloon characters, face painters, and other exhibits, snow cones and – popular with boys of all ages – a catapult for launching (harmless) missiles.
Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest