Three Azle High School graduates earned spots on the University of Oklahoma’s scholastic fall honor roll.
Hayden Ray Mahan, with a 4.0 grade point average, was listed on the President Honor Roll.
Kristina M. Luetkemeyer and Nicolaus Anton Luetkemeyer both were named to the Norman college’s honor roll where a 3.5 GPA and a load for at least 12 credit hours are required for consideration.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
Simpson takes Best of Show
The Azle High School Automotive class brought home a slew of awards – including medals and ribbons – from the district SkillsUSA competition.
All totaled, Azle earned 17 blue ribbons, one Best of Show, and a gold, a silver, and a bronze medal at Texas State Technical College in Waco.
In five different categories, AHS students were named “superior” and awarded blue ribbons.… Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
Every petition presented to the Reno City Council Feb. 24 was rejected due to lack of required information – date of birth and voter registration number.
And in the case of a de-annexation petition, additional violations were discussed.… Read the rest
S&P raises Azle to AA
It’s been an 11-year battle, but the city of Azle’s bond rating with Standard & Poor’s was raised two points on Monday, Feb. 24, to “AA.”
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said it raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on Azle’s general obligation (GO) bonds outstanding to ‘AA’ from ‘A+’.
“The outlook is stable,” a press release from S&P said.… Read the rest
First Baptist Church of Azle will host Dr. Dotty Woodson, Texas A&M Extension Water Conservation Specialist, at 10 a.m. Friday, March 7 at the church and the public may attend.
Dr. Woodson will present a program called Landscape Water Conservation in which she will cover water use and quality issues – how every landscape can adopt a few practices to reduce water use and therefore save water and money.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
As the final day to file for a place on the ballot in local elections nears, two individuals did just that during the last week.
All two filed to run for council seats in Pelican Bay, forcing that city to hold an election.
The last day to file is Friday, Feb. 28.
At press time, all candidates for office in the city of Azle, the Azle Independent School District and the town of Lakeside were running unopposed.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
The Azle Memorial Library, 333 West Main Street, has four big events planned over Spring Break – all free.
Kicking things off at the Library Spring Break Extravaganza is music.
On Tuesday, March 11, the Mondo Drummers will perform from 6-7 p.m. at the Central Park amphitheater.
If it rains, the “amazing rhythm music” will be moved to the library’s Community Room.… Read the rest
Rebecca Herrera, an FFA member from Azle, took home a $6,000 scholarship at the 118th annual Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo through the seventh annual Heifer Superintendent’s Beef Challenge which tested the youth’s knowledge on beef cattle production.… Read the rest