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The next great Hornet?

July 15, 2015
The next great Hornet?

Ken Seals repeated as the top QB at competition in Ohio, a feat that was a first.

Ken Seals was the starting quarterback for Team USA in Canton, Ohio.

Seals excels in elite QB camp

by Mark K. Campbell
He’s a winner.
Ken Seals, an incoming eighth grader at Azle Junior High School, turned in another exceptional performance at an elite quarterback camp.
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Second Place Rookie Rippers

July 15, 2015
Second Place Rookie Rippers

The Azle 8-and-under Rookie Rippers finished second in a Waxahachie tournament. The squad: (front, l-r) Nickolas Rabalais, Ethan Hadaway, Keaton Buchanan, Keagan Flynn, Jack Coffey, Leavy Owens; (middle) Jaden McPherson, Josh Carver, Kaden Vaughan, Grayson Chancellor; (back) coaches Tony Carver, Brandon Vaughan, Shane Buchanan, John Hadaway. Not pictured: Christopher Voelkel, Kasen Cox, and coach Jamie Voelkel.

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Two AHS wrestlers part of Team Texas

July 15, 2015
Two AHS wrestlers part of Team Texas

Lady Hornets Hali Davis (left) and Lauren Dale are part of the exclusive Team Texas squad led by Azle High School coach Monica Allen. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

A pair of Lady Hornet wrestlers are  off to North Dakota to see some of the best mat athletes in America.
Reigning state UIL champion Lauren Dale and Hali Davis are both key members of Team Texas, an elite squad coached by AHS’ Monica Allen and bound for North Dakota – an annual trek for years for talented Azle athletes.
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V’ball camp at AHS July 20-23

July 15, 2015
V’ball camp at AHS July 20-23

A volleyball camp directed by Azle coaches is set for July 20-23 in three sessions.
Fees are $20, $60, and $65 for the three sets.
Azle coaches will instruct a 3-session girls basketball camp July 27-30.
The three sets cost $25, $65, and $70.
A two-session youth football camp arrives Aug. 3-6.
I – grades 2-6, 8:30-10:30 a.m., $65
II – grades 7-9, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $65
Registration forms are available online at azleisd.net then click on High School then Athletics; the Summer Camps tab is on the left.
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Too hot to handle

July 15, 2015
Too hot to handle

Think twice before taking your pet for a ride on a hot summer’s day – the heat can be deadly. Photo courtesy Nina Cornelison

Never leave kids, pets in a vehicle unattended during the blazing Texas summer

By MISTY SHAW
The heat is on this summer, and though it should go without saying, there are a few people out there who may need a friendly reminder – NEVER leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle, especially on a hot day.
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Sound the alarm!

July 15, 2015
Sound the alarm!

PCESD 1 is looking for volunteer firefighters and those accepted can serve the public on rigs like this one. Photo by Natalie Gentry

 PCESD 1 needs volunteers by July 31

by Natalie Gentry
Parker County Emergency Services District No. 1 (PCESD 1) is looking for volunteer firefighters.
The organization provides fire suppression, prevention, and rescue from seven stations across 2,656 square miles of Parker County.
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New Masonic Officers Installed

July 15, 2015
New Masonic Officers Installed

Azle Masonic Lodge #601 installed new officers in a ceremony Saturday, July 11. The Lodge will celebrate 131 years in December. Pictured are: (l-r) Chuck Harrison, Ray White, Tim Hall, Steve Todd, Ed Johnson, Claude Conwell, W. M. Shane Vaughn, 2015-2016 leader of the lodge, Sam Horseman, Chad Gilley, Don Beckman, Jack Dillard, James Silva, and Stan Laxton. Photo courtesy Darlia Hobbs

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Heroes Day in Azle

July 15, 2015
Heroes Day in Azle

It was Heroes Day at the Central Library July 9. Nell Strickland turned in disposal plastic bags for a reusable one. Making the trade during Heroes Day July 9 at the Azle Memorial Library was Michael Graham of Code Enforcement. A helicopter landing in Central Park thrilled kids and adults. Azle Police Officer Loren Hearn lets a young lady see a patrol car up close.                                       Photos by Misty Shaw and Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Anniversary

July 15, 2015
Anniversary

Bobby and Barbara Pack of Azle celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 30 with family and friends. The couple met at Mitchell’s Malt Inn on Belknap Street in Fort Worth.

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Engagement

July 15, 2015
Engagement

Alton and Stephanie Davis of Azle announce the engagement of their daughter, Baylee Davis, to Kellen Stephen Myers, son of Kip and Dawn Myers of Azle. Baylee is a 2012 graduate of Azle High School and received an Associate’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management from Tarrant County College. She is employed at The National Bank of Texas in Azle. Kellen is a 2010 graduate of Azle High School and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineer and Technology from the University of North Texas. He is employed with Martin Sprocket and Gear. The couple plan on a December wedding.

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