BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Azle High School’s Emerald Dazzlers will host Mini-Dazzler Summer Dance Camp 2016 for ages 5 to 14 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon June 6-8 in the AHS Fine Arts Gym.
All participants will receive a Mini-Dazzler Camp t-shirt and certificate of completion at their showoff performance June 8 beginning at 11 a.m. for family and friends.
Early bird registration is $65 if received by June 1. Late registration and walk-up cost is $70.
Make checks payable to Emerald Dazzlers Booster Association, place payment and registration in a sealed envelope to the attention of S. Denman and turn in at AHS front office or mail to Azle High School, Attn: Sidnee Denman, 1200 Boyd Road, Azle, Texas 76020.… Read the rest
Azle’s Christopher Bagwell will spend the summer with Harding University’s Global Outreach program, completing a mission trip to Tasmania and Vanuatu.
Bagwell, a exercise science major, is one of more than 80 students that will complete internships and mission trips in more than 20 countries as a part of the University’s Global Outreach program this summer.
Global Outreach summer mission trips range from 2 to 6 weeks long and are geared towards students who have never been on an overseas mission trip, or who are not interested in long-term mission work in the future.
These groups are led by a university faculty member and fulfill specific mission goals such as teaching English, hosting Vacation Bible School, or completing other projects with area churches.… Read the rest
Parker, ‘Bay are exceptions
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The city of Pelican Bay saw a large decrease in sales tax revenue in May, and Parker County endured a decrease compared with last May, as well.
Other cities and taxing entities in the area continue to see nice increases, however.
That decrease in Pelican Bay was not enough to put the city in the red year-to-date, however.
Its May revenue of $1,337 is 28.29 percent less than in May 2015 when it received $1,865. For the year, the city remains up 0.43 percent with $7,734 compared with $7,701 through May 2015.
Parker County’s May revenue of $685,871 is 4.11 percent less than the $715,339 it received in May 2015.… Read the rest
BY JACKIE “JJ” JOY
May is Older Americans Month, but at the Azle Senior Center located in the Ash Creek Park complex, we celebrate you every day.
You are not just “grandpa and grandma,” but people with a lot of life experience. We never count you out as we know you still have a lot to offer.
Mother’s Day was celebrated May 9. Part of the celebration included SatinHands, a special treatment provided by Aletha Hoffman and Magan Williams from Mary Kay Cosmetics. Along with the treatment, ladies were able to have their nails filed and painted. More than 20 women enjoyed this special service.… Read the rest