By Natalie Gentry
The City of Reno is accepting applications for children to receive gifts through the 2014 Toys for Tots initiative.
This campaign is designed to provide Christmas presents for needy families in the area.
Applications are available at the Reno City Hall.
In addition, Reno Director of Public Works Scott Passmore will be at the Pelican Bay City Hall on Oct. 20 from 5-7 p.m. providing applications there.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
With just two rather minor exceptions, it’s all good news when it comes to October sales tax revenue for local cities and special purpose districts.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said Wednesday, Oct., 8 that state sales tax revenue in September was $2.17 billion, up 7.9 percent compared to September 2013.
The sales tax figures represent monthly sales made in August.… Read the rest
It’s Homecoming Week and that means the annual parade down Main Street. Floats, royalty, athletes, cheerleaders, the Marching Green Pride, and these colorguard performers were among the many that celebrated the Azle tradition, this year on Oct. 13. The Hornets will face Saginaw Chisholm Trail in a District 5-5A clash Oct. 17. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
The biennial Azle Library Trust Gala that raises funds for the Memorial Library is slated for Saturday, Oct. 11 at Fort Worth’s Museum of Science and History.
Sponsorships and reservations are still available. Contact AzleLibraryGala.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.… Read the rest
The Azle Retired Teachers organization (ATRSEA) will hold its October meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Moe’s Country Kitchen, 316 W. Main Street in Azle. State Representative Charlie Geren will speak on education and issues regarding active and retired teachers.
“Mr. Geren brings great insight and knowledge of the legislative process and what we can expect in the next session of the legislature,” said Diane Nutt of ATRSEA. “He is always a popular speaker and a true advocate for the Azle area.… Read the rest