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Craven takes helm at Lakeside

April 1, 2015
Craven takes helm at Lakeside

Appointed interim administrator, he’ll remain active in PD

by Carla Noah Stutsman
By a 4-1 vote termed a “vote of no confidence,” the Lakeside town council terminated Randy Whiteman as its town administrator in a March 19 council meeting.
Whiteman assumed that position in October 2012. He had held similar administrator jobs in Ovilla, Coleman, and Springtown.
Coincidentally, the town secretary, Debbie McLemore, resigned effective March 27.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

April 1, 2015

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 between March 19-28.
• A 23-year-old Azle man was arrested March 20 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on a commitment order for a prior charge of possession of marijuana, less than two ounces.
• Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 28-year-old Poolville man March 21 for warrants for violation to appear in court, driving without a license and speeding 74 miles per hour in a 60 mph zone.… Read the rest

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Gibson wins Rotary contest

April 1, 2015

Bradley Gibson took top honors speaking in the Four Way Speech Contest sponsored by the Azle Rotary Club March 2.
With his success, Gibson advances to the regional round.
After his presentation at the National Bank of Texas, he was given feedback from Rotary members Steve Parker, Bob Ellzey, Tanya Anderson, Alisa Johnson, Jessica Corley, and Heidi Nelson.
Azle High School Interact sponsor Brenda Marlett continues to aid Gibson along the way.… Read the rest

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Optimist Honorees

April 1, 2015
Optimist Honorees

The February Optimist Texan and Tex-Anne of the Month were Dylan Tritton and Rachel Walker. They are flanked by club President Edwin Newton (left) and AHS Principal Sam Robinson.

The Azle Optimist Club honored John Crow and Kaitlyn Rodgers as Texan and Tex-Anne Students of the Month for March. With them are AHS Principal Sam Robinson (left) and club Vice-President Brian Rogers.

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Four AHS seniors lauded by Rotary

April 1, 2015
Four AHS seniors lauded by Rotary

Named top March students

by Mark K. Campbell
Another AHS quartet earned honors from the Azle Rotary Club at the group’s March 19 meeting.
Lauded were Lydia Bazan, Nick Murray, Valarie Matlock, and James Norton.
Bazan is ranked No. 27 out of 373 AHS seniors with a grade point average 100.05.
She has been involved in the Marching Green Pride since her freshman year. Bazan will continue playing the French horn when she attends Texas A&M next fall semester.… Read the rest

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Library offers signup help

April 1, 2015

For Medicaid and CHIP

Enrollment assistance in children’s Medicaid and/or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is available at the Azle Memorial Library.
Pecan Valley Centers welcomes visitors into the Large Study Room from 1-4 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month to assist patrons in enrolling their children.
The library is located at 333 W. Main St. in Azle.
“This is an important service for our residents and we are happy to be part of it,” said Children’s Librarian Nancy Novak.… Read the rest

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Tourney aids Azle woman

April 1, 2015
Tourney aids Azle woman

Misty Dixon was raised in Azle and still lives here.
Now, friends and family are hoping that townsfolk will help Dixon financially as she fights a life-threatening illness.
She was diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma last year. Dixon, 30, is married with two children.
A golf tournament is slated to help the family with the financial burden.
The Misty Dixon Golf Benefit tees off at Cross Timbers Golf Course at 1181 South Stewart in Azle at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19.… Read the rest

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Craft, Gorman wed in Aubrey

April 1, 2015
Craft, Gorman wed in Aubrey

Michelle Craft and Clayton Gorman, both of Eastland, exchanged vows at noon March 22 in Aubrey.
The bride is the daughter of Deb Camick of Euless and Scott Craft of Ohio. The groom is the son of Janes and Renee Forman of Azle.
The bride wore a beautiful long white dress with a silver lining.
Kim McGee, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids, who wore dresses in a cherry color, were Jessica Gorman, Alysa Billard, and Rebekah Ferguson.… Read the rest

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Golden Trowel Award

April 1, 2015
Golden Trowel Award

Azle Masonic Lodge #601 and Representative of the Grand Lodge of Texas presented Steven Coursey with the Golden Trowel Award March 21. Pictured are: (l-r) WM Robert Hobbs, Claire Coursey, RW DDGM 89th District Steven Coursey, and Grand Junior Deacon Don Paul Payton of the Grand Lodge of Texas.

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Azle man to peform in show

April 1, 2015
Azle man to peform in show

Azle resident Don Bybee will perform in the Vocal Majority Spring Show production of Amazing Grace: The Legacy of the Greatest Generation.
The production will feature two inspirational shows in one.
Vocal Majority will debut sacred music from its next CD, Then Sings My Soul, scheduled for release next summer.
The other part will offer a musical salute to the era christened The Greatest Generation.… Read the rest

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