by Darlene Holmes
Lake Azle is back here in Ash Creek Park due to the rains lately. We’ve enjoyed watching the birds and ducks use it and some of the participants have been feeding bread to them. They sure do gobble it up quick before the squirrels come bounding over.
The Center will be closed Friday for the Fourth of July holiday, as will the Tarrant Area Food Bank and City of Azle offices.… Read the rest
Azle ‘ham’ operators hold readiness operation, public demonstration
The week of June 23 has been declared Amateur Radio Week in the city of Azle by Mayor Alan Brundrett.
The public is invited to an event called Field Day June 28-29 at the Azle Central Fire Station, where they can meet and talk with Azle’s ham radio operators and see for themselves what the Amateur Radio service is all about as hams across the USA hold public demonstrations of emergency communications abilities.… Read the rest
Dr. Heather DeShon, associate professor of geophysics at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and lead researcher into the cause of a series of earthquakes that occurred in the area six months ago, uses a block of stone, sandpaper, a pulley, and a smartphone seismograph app to show youngsters how earthquakes are measured during the Azle Memorial Library’s Curiosity Alley program Thursday, June 19.… Read the rest
Longtime Azle ISD coach and teacher Paul Van Dorn died Friday, June 13, in Lexington.
A memorial service was held at First Christian Church, Lexington, at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21. In lieu of flowers, Coach Van Dorn may be honored by memorials made to one of his favorite charities, First Christian Church Lexington, Doctors Without Borders, Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries; or you may choose a charity that is meaningful to you.… Read the rest