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Rotarians salute 4 AHS seniors

May 20, 2015
Rotarians salute 4 AHS seniors

Honored by the Azle Rotary Club for their exceptional efforts at AHS were (l-r) Bethanie Phillips, Abigail Robler, Michael Goldstein, and James Hoselton. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

by Mark K. Campbell
Four more Azle High School seniors were honored as the Azle Rotary Club’s Students of the Month.
The May quartet: James Hoselton, Michael Goldstein, Bethanie Phillips, and Abigail Robler.… Read the rest

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Optimists laud AHS duo

May 20, 2015
Optimists laud AHS duo

Azle Optimist Club President Edwin Newton (left) and AHS Principal Sam Robinson (right) awarded Kate DeShazo and R.J. Simpson with Student of the Month certificates for May.

by Mark K. Campbell
Kate DeShazo and R.J. Simpson were honored by Azle Optimists as the May Tex-Anne and Texan of the Month.
DeShazo, already accepted to attend Texas A&M, is well involved in the Azle High School Future Farmers of America.… Read the rest

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Optimists laud AHS duo

May 20, 2015
Optimists laud AHS duo

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

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Library has reading clubs for all ages

May 20, 2015

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

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Summer meal program announced

May 20, 2015

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

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Energy tax holiday slated May 23-25

May 20, 2015

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

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Counting down!

May 20, 2015
Counting down!

The Heat opens up the 2015 Music in the Park summer concert series June 5 in Central Park. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Excitement builds as Music in the Park nears

by Carla Noah Stutsman
It’s almost here!
The city of Azle’s popular summer concert series Music in the Park will get underway Friday, June 5, in the amphitheater in Central Park.… Read the rest

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Cutting the Ribbon on Fringe’s

May 20, 2015
Cutting the Ribbon on Fringe’s

Azle Ambassadors, representing the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fringe’s Hair & Nail Salon May 12. Fringe’s is a salon of professional stylists who offer various services such as cuts, color, perms, and styles. Facial waxing, brow and lash dye, and natural or acrylic nails are also offered. Fringe’s is located in Ash Creek Plaza, 1355 Northwest Parkway, Suite 104 at Azle’s western edge. Call 817-444-7128 to place your appointment. Walk-ins are happily accepted.
Photo courtesy Azle Area Chamber of Commerce

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Hendrix attends leadership school

May 20, 2015
Hendrix attends leadership school

Matthew Hendrix

A Liberty Elementary School student has been selected to participate in a summer 2015 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp.
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

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Cleaning Up the Lake Party

May 20, 2015
Cleaning Up the Lake Party

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

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