The newest employee of The National Bank of Texas hails from Azle.
Jessica Corley, who has 19 years of banking experience, graduated from Azle High School in 1996.
She headed to Fort Worth and continued her banking career – “I’ve always worked in banking” – but has now returned to Azle.… Read the rest
Reading is its own reward, but sometimes there are other perks, too.
The Azle Memorial Library has announced its first-ever Winter Reading program, called “Azle Reads!”
Children, teens and adults who participate will have a chance to win one of several gift baskets, just for reading.
Pick up a Winter Reading Log at the library’s information desk.
There are four different logs, based on age: preschool (ages 0-5); children (ages 6-8); children (ages 9-12); and teens and adults (ages 13 and up).… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
Four Azle High School seniors were named Rotary Students of the Month at the club’s Nov. 7 meeting.
Recognized for their exceptional efforts were Randy Cross, Taylor Anderson, Candice Ortiz, and Wesley Wise.… Read the rest
Attic Reruns, a resale shop run by an all-volunteer staff and whose proceeds directly benefit Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, is collecting food in support of Azle’s Community Caring Center.
Bring a can of food to Attic Reruns, located at 714 Southeast Parkway, and you will be eligible to win a $10 gift certificate for the store as well as an extra 10 percent off your total purchase.… Read the rest
The Inasmuch Food Pantry is preparing for the increased grocery needs for hungry families during the upcoming holiday season.
Two Azle groups have volunteered to hold fund raisers for the pantry.
Dr. Jessica Brace will sponsor her second annual food drive by asking her staff, patients and all other Azle residents to bring goods to her office through Nov. 8. Always requested items are peanut butter, jelly, pasta, mac & cheese, and ramen noodles.… Read the rest
By Mark K. Campbell
Yet another Azle Lake Run arrives Saturday, Nov. 9.
However, this one’s different.
It offers a one-of-a-kind distance where you’re guaranteed to set a personal best, 9.9 kilometers.
It’s not too late to volunteer. If you don’t run but want to help with matters like course monitoring, calling out splits at mile markers, or one of several other needs, email firstname.lastname@example.org.… Read the rest
T.J. Savage and Charity Weaver, both seniors at Azle High School, have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Each will receive a letter of commendation from AHS as well from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program. The letters will be presented by AHS Principal Sam Robinson to these scholastically talented seniors.… Read the rest
By Mark K. Campbell
Azle’s Delena Doyle has been selected as a judge for the American Quarter Horse Association’s World Championship Show.
Doyle, a member of AQHA for 14 years, said being picked to judge the prestigious event is one of the highest honors a judge can receive.… Read the rest
Ron Wright, Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector, advises Tarrant County taxpayers they have an option when paying property taxes.
Taxpayers may pay at least one-half of their property tax bill by Nov. 30 with the balance due by June 30, 2014.
No penalty and interest will accrue on the second half-payment until after June 30.
The Tarrant County Tax Office sent property tax statements in early October. By now all taxpayers should have received their statement.… Read the rest
Members of the Azle High School math and science team display hardware won during their first competition of the season. Pictured are (front, l-r): Joseph Ehlmann, Tabitha Moreno, Bernie Duhan, Madison Marchman, Bobbi Chrysler, Shawn Kim and Chris Caney; and (back l-r): Kylie Lucas, Colton Clearwater and Kerry Comeans.
The Azle High School Math and Science team, coached by Andy Zapata, competed in the Edinburg High School UIL math and science tournament Saturday, Oct. 19.… Read the rest