Named Rotary Students of the Month for April
by Mark K. Campbell
Once again, four standout twelfth graders were lauded for their high school accomplishments at a Rotary Club meeting.
At the April 2 gathering, Joyce Hoang, Elisabeth Sloan, Carter Loeffelholz, and Fred Amyett were selected as the Students of the Month.
Hoang will study biology at Texas A&M upon leaving AHS this spring.
A four-year soccer player, Hoang said the effort she put in the sport was one of her proudest high school memories.… Read the rest
By Carla Noah Stutsman
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced April 8 that state sales tax revenue in March was $2.12 billion, up 1.5 percent compared to March 2014.
Locally, the town of Lakeside saw a sharp drop in sales tax revenue for the month of April and continues to lag behind 2014 year-to-date totals.
The town’s April sales tax revenue of $9,157 is 62 percent behind April 2014 revenue of $24,101. It’s year-to-date revenue of $47,158 is 27.72 less than 2014 revenues of $65,245 for the first four months of the year.… Read the rest
Whether it’s dusty stacks of old pay stubs, mortgage or credit card statements, tax forms or utility bills, the threat of identity theft these days makes letting go tough.
That’s why Texas Health Azle, in honor of Earth Day 2015, is hosting a free “Shred-a-thon” event on Saturday, April 18.
The Shred-a-thon will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, April 18, in the front parking lot of the hospital.… Read the rest
Proceeds fund Azle-area beautification projects
by Carla Noah Stutsman
An enjoyable and fruitful biennial event, the Green Scene Garden Tour is on tap from 12 noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday May 3.
Sponsored by the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce, proceeds from the tour will go to the Rock School Outdoor Learning Center garden, a beautification project at the Azle Museum, and other Main Street beautification projects, according to event organizer Peggy Davis.… Read the rest