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Duo Honored by Shriners

December 20, 2016
Duo Honored by Shriners

Kip and Lynn Lemon of Time Rentals were recognized for their continued support of the Eagle Mountain Shrine Club on Friday, Dec. 16.

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AHS FFA sixth at SHSU event

December 14, 2016
AHS FFA sixth at SHSU event

Azle’s FFA Junior Chapter Conducting team competed at the state FFA competition Dec. 2 at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. The group earned a sixth place finish. (l-r) Allison Roecker, Garrett Drolet, Payton George, Kilian McDonald-Boyer, Grace Taylor, Cheyenne Flynn, Helen McMillan, and Jackie Lopez.

A team from the Azle chapter of the Future Farmers of America placed sixth at the Texas FFA’s Leadership and Career Development competition, Dec. 2.
The Junior Chapter Conducting team qualified for the contest in at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville after their first-place finishes at the district and area levels.
More than 5,800 teams entered when the state tournament started earlier in the year.… Read the rest

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Saluted for Service

December 14, 2016
Saluted for Service

Azle’s Harold Meeker was one of 70 WWII veterans honored at a gathering of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor in Lake Worth. Meeker was the youngest Marine fighter pilot in the Pacific; he was shot down once in WWII and twice in Korea flying F4U Corsairs.

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Azle Police Blotter

December 14, 2016

Officers with the Azle PD arrested the following individuals during the week of Dec. 4-10:
• Daniel Joseph Dickerson, 37, of Springtown, was arrested Dec. 8 in the 400 block of Northwest Parkway and charged with burglary of a building, a state jail felony, as well as with public intoxication. He was transferred to the Tarrant County jail, where he posted $5,000 bond and was released Dec. 10.
• A 32-year-old Azle man was arrested Dec. 4 in the 300 block of West Main Street for five outstanding Azle PD warrants. He was also charged with possession of marijuana, less than two ounces.… Read the rest

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Sparks graduates boot camp

December 14, 2016
Sparks graduates boot camp

Lucas J. Sparks

Lucas J. Sparks, Azle High School Class of 2016, graduated from basic military training from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
Sparks completed an eight-week course that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare and skills.
He is the son of Billy and April Shumate and brother of Ashlynn Sparks, all of Azle.… Read the rest

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Golf cart raffle benefits AFDF

December 14, 2016
Golf cart raffle benefits AFDF

Someone will win this Club Car golf cart on Feb. 9, 2017 when an AFD group conducts a raffle drawing.

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle Fire Department Foundation (AFDF) supports Azle firefighters and their families, and preserves the department’s history.
You can help – and get a chance to win a Club Car electric lifted 4-passenger golf cart – by purchasing a raffle ticket to support the foundation.
The AFDF is conducting a raffle for the golf cart to support the foundation and its mission. Tickets, at $20 each, will be sold through Feb. 9, 2017.
The drawing will be held Feb.… Read the rest

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Beckman earns MS in nursing

December 14, 2016
Beckman earns MS in nursing

Amy Skinner Beckman

Azle’s Amy Skinner Beckman received her Master of Science in Nursing degree with a specialization in Nursing Infomatics from Texas Tech Dec. 10.
While at the Lubbock university, Beckman, owner of a 4.0 GPA her entire time in college, was accepted into Sigma Theta Tau: Iota Mu chapter.
Beckman, a 1991 AHS graduate, is the daughter of Gary and Madeline Skinner and Lee and Sam Anderson. She lives in Azle with husband her David.… Read the rest

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Entertaining at the Chamber Luncheon

December 14, 2016
Entertaining at the Chamber Luncheon

Third grade students from Silver Creek Elementary provided the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce with Christmas-themed entertainment Dec. 6 at its luncheon.
Photo by Christina Derr

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Wreck Looks Bad, But No Major Injuries

December 14, 2016
Wreck Looks Bad, But No Major Injuries

Despite the damage, only minor injuries were reported in this accident that occurred in the 1100 block of Southeast Parkway Monday, Dec. 12. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Senior Spotlight

December 14, 2016

The Azle Senior Center participants are having a great time this Holiday season.
We are celebrating with a party on Thursday, Dec. 22. There will be a pot luck dinner, gift exchange, and special entertainment. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Otherwise; bring a covered dish and come join the fun. If you are a woman, bring a woman’s gift, or if you are a man, bring a man’s gift.
The fun is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m.
There is a trip to the Kiowa Casino on Jan. 24. You need to start making your reservations now.… Read the rest

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