Seating limited at popular event
The Azle Memorial Library will host the North Central Ballet Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. when it presents Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in the Community Room in the Azle Memorial Library, 333 West Main Street.
“Azle Memorial Library is excited to bring back this production, which was well received last year,” said Nancy, Novak, MLS, Children’s Services Librarian at the Library. “This is a condensed version of the famous holiday classic, and will delight patrons of all ages.”… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
An Azle man who ran from Mineral Wells police officers while visiting his parole officer was arrested and charged with evading arrest.
According to a report in the Mineral Wells Index, on Nov. 21 officers had been dispatched to the pardons and parole office in the 900 block of Cross Post Road in Mineral Wells to serve a warrant for parole violation on David Wade Lingle, 41.… Read the rest
Waldocks Young Texan, Tex-Anne for November
Julie and Jeff Waldock were selected Young Texan and Young Tex-Anne by the Azle Optimist Club for the month of November.
The Waldock twins were recently crowned Azle High School Homecoming King and Queen, as well.
Both seniors at AHS, Jeff and Julie have been very involved in the AHS Marching Green Pride all four years in high school. Both are members of First Baptist Church of Azle.… Read the rest
Son Shine Ministries will host a dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at 404 Main Street in Azle. In addition to music from Bob and Johnie Terry of Azle’s Music Centre, a meal from Uncle Julio’s Mexican Restaurant, Son Shine Ministries will share information about its new marriage and parenting programs.
Tickets are $20 per person and everyone is invited to attend in support of Son Shine’s mission to help strengthen families in our community and beyond.… Read the rest
First Baptist Lakeside, at the intersection of Hwy. 199 and FM 1886, is again conducting its annual Taste of Christmas. This year’s opportunity to sample a variety of dishes and desserts is set for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Recipes will be provided. For more information, call the church office at 817-237-8113.… Read the rest
Holbrook’s appeal fails in sexual abuse case
by Carla Noah Stutsman
An Azle man sentenced in September 2013 to two life sentences and two 20-year sentences for sexually abusing a young girl over a five-year period were affirmed on appeal Nov. 20.
A Parker County jury convicted 34-year-old Charles Wayne Holbrook of continuous sexual abuse of a young child, aggravated sexual assault of a child, and two counts of indecency with a child for offenses that occurred beginning when the victim was five years old and ongoing for five years.… Read the rest