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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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