Azle’s Rebekah Hernandez, a University of Dallas student, spent the 2014 fall semester studying abroad at the University of Dallas’ 12-acre Eugene Constantin Campus just outside Rome, Italy.
Since 1970, University of Dallas students have had the opportunity – usually in their sophomore years – to spend a semester in the Eternal City studying, traveling, and experiencing the art, architecture, literature, philosophy, and deeds that form the basis of Western civilization.… Read the rest
The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of Feb. 20-26.
• Mathew Daniel Read, 24, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 20 by Weatherford police for a Blue Mound warrant for aggravated assault, a second-degree felony.
• David Brian Coursey, 49, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 20 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a warrant for aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.… Read the rest
by Sue Turnipseed
The B.J. Clark Community Center where the Azle Senior Center meets was closed for icy conditions on Monday and Tuesday, February 23-24.
Seniors should remember that if Fort Worth ISD schools are closed for bad weather, the Center will be closed.
The roads are worse out in this area than in Fort Worth so keep safety first and use good judgment to be safe.… Read the rest
Team, individuals prepare for state
Robert Herring, advisor for the Automotive Technology program at Azle High School, says his students “blew a gasket” at the District 4 SkillsUSA Leadership contest held at the Texas State Technical College campus in Waco Feb. 20-21.
The AHS Auto Tech SkillsUSA team won big at the contest, bringing home superior-rated blue ribbons, four Best of Show awards, and silver and gold medals.… Read the rest
1939 Wizard of Oz classic to be featured
by Carla Noah Stutsman
Follow the yellow brick road!
I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
There’s no place like home.
If you’ve been struck with Oz Fever, Azle’s Special Events Advisory Board has some good news.
The board, which has successfully presented the Music in the Park Summer Concert Series for the past four years, has announced its second Movie in the Park event.… Read the rest
In the midst of a late season snow storm, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler was presented the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Award for his continuing efforts to pursue animal cruelty cases by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
The HSUS presented the award to Fowler Friday, Feb. 27.
The HSUS cited Fowler’s ongoing efforts in animal abuse cases, including a 2010 cockfighting ring which was disbanded, resulting in the seizure of 118 birds and nearly 200 arrests.… Read the rest