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Azle’s Music in the Park begins Saturday, June 2

May 31, 2017

The popular summertime music series Music in the Park returns June 2.
Poo Live Crew – one of the most popular local bands in the Metroplex – opens the 2017 slate.
The Crew plays a mixture of hits from the 1960, 70s, and 80s.
A new wrinkle in Music in the Park begins June 2 also – food trucks.
Each week, a pair of mobile eateries will rotate through the Central Park amphitheater venue.
On June 2, patrons can enjoy Cubano Flavor from the Heart and Kona Ice.
As usual, free water and popcorn will be available.
Music in the Park is free and starts at 8 p.m.… Read the rest

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AISD Showcase

May 31, 2017
AISD Showcase

At the annual Azle ISD Showcase, hundreds of students manned and explained projects made specifically for the May 25 event. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Twin Points Park opens Saturday, May 27

May 26, 2017
Twin Points Park opens Saturday, May 27

Twin Points Park, 10200 Ten Mile Bridge Rd., will open for the 2017 summer season on Saturday, May 27. Park hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Opening day at Twin Points Park will include Kona Ice and The Dog House food trucks, stand-up paddle boarding, boat exhibitors, fireworks and much more.… Read the rest

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AHS Auto Tech hosts car show May 28

May 25, 2017
AHS Auto Tech hosts car show May 28

Azle High School’s Automotive Technology Department will host its 2nd Annual Car Show and Dyno Day beginning at 12 noon Sunday, May 28.
The event is sponsored by B&C Transmission.
Registration is from 12 noon-2 p.m. and judging will take place from 2-3 p.m. An awards presentation will be at 3.… Read the rest

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City’s Schlueter is top HR manager in Texas

May 24, 2017
City’s Schlueter is top HR manager in Texas

Catherine “Cat” Schlueter was named the TMHRA Human Resources Management Professional of the Year.

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Catherine “Cat” Schlueter, human resources manager for the city of Azle, was selected by the Texas Municipal League Human Resources Association as its Human Resources Management Professional of the Year.
Schlueter received the award May 4 during the TMHRA’s annual conference.
The award recognizes the human resources professional who has made significant contributions to the field of municipal human resources management in the past 18 months.
Schlueter was nominated by her colleagues in the TMHRA and chosen to receive the award based on her commitment to the human resources profession:
• through her volunteer work with HR Southwest and TMHRA
• her professionalism, team work, dependability, and customer service
• her dedication to the employees of the City of Azle
Azle City Manager Tom Muir traveled to Austin to see Schlueter accept the award.… Read the rest

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Swearing In: School

May 24, 2017
Swearing In: School

Returning to their places on the Azle ISD board are Eric Loeffelholz  and Clay Doyle. The duo was sworn in at the board’s May 15 meeting.                                  Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Swearing In: City

May 24, 2017
Swearing In: City

Newly-elected and re-elected Azle city council members and mayor took the oath of office during the May 16 council meeting. R. Lee Barrett , Place 6, receives the oath of office given by Mayor Alan Brundrett as Peytie Chambers holds the Bible; Brundrett’s mother, Barbara Brundrett holds the Bible as her son takes the oath of office, administered by Mayor Pro Tem Bill Jones, right; roles reversed as Brundrett, administered the oath of office to Jones, center, as Miss Chambers again held the Bible; newly-elected to Place 4, formerly held by Paul Crabtree, Christopher Simpson, center, placed his hand on a Bible held by his wife Jill as Brundrett reads the oath of office.… Read the rest

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Creepy Crawlies camp due at local church June 19-23

May 24, 2017

Cub Scout day camp features bugs, critters

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, located at 800 High Crest Drive in the Azlewood Addition, will be crawling alive June 19-23 – with Cub Scouts.
The church will be the location of Creepy Crawlies 2017 Day Camp for Cub Scouts in the Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America.
The camp will bring scores of Scouts and their parents for a week of outdoor activities and will feature favorite Creepy Crawlies like insects, critters, giant prehistoric bugs, Dino digs, as well as BB guns, archery, hiking, crafts, games, outdoor skills advancement and more.… Read the rest

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Thanking the Mayor

May 24, 2017
Thanking the Mayor

Outgoing mayor Lynda Stokes (right) was presented with a plaque of appreciation for her years of service to Reno by new mayor Eric Hunter. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Library’s Summer Reading Program: ‘Build a Better World’ geared for all ages

May 24, 2017

You can help “Build A Better World” with the Azle Memorial Library’s children’s, teen, and adult Summer Reading Programs, beginning June 9.
The popular, annual Summer Reading Program kicks off with a party from 2-5 p.m. Friday, June 9, featuring cake, face painting for kids, and a visit from the Texas Rangers’ mascot, Captain, from 2-3 p.m.
Everyone is encouraged to bring their phones and cameras that day for an hour of photo-op with Captain.

Children’s reading program
The children’s reading program is limited to kids ages 0-12. Registration begins Friday, June 9 and runs through Wednesday, July 26.
Read anything, anywhere, any time, any place and keep track of your time on the log provided.… Read the rest

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