It’s Homecoming Week and that means the annual parade down Main Street. Floats, royalty, athletes, cheerleaders, the Marching Green Pride, and these colorguard performers were among the many that celebrated the Azle tradition, this year on Oct. 13. The Hornets will face Saginaw Chisholm Trail in a District 5-5A clash Oct. 17. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Dotted around Ranchoaks Addition Phase II, among mostly modest but well-kept mobile homes, are egregious violations of the deed restrictions. Many land owners in the subdivision only recently became aware the deed restrictions existed. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Now more than 10 feet low, Eagle Mountain Lake continues to struggle with the drought. Docks are either far from the water (upper left at Shady Grove Park) or need help (below, Twin Points). The “deep water” boat ramp at Twin Points is now closed (left) and wildlife, like us, continue to wait for rain. Photos by Carla Noah Stutman
Azle volleyball player Natalie Smith plays before a raucous, supportive student body Sept. 19 as the Lady Hornets swept visiting Brewer in a district match. A big night looms Sept. 26 at Boswell High when the volleyball and football teams face the Pioneers in key 5-5A contests. More on the ladies’ victory on Page 13A. Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
Sting Fling draws crowd on early fall-like day
by carla noah stutsman
Historically, weather has been a determining factor in crowd size for the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Sting Fling – its biggest fundraiser each year.
Rains have plagued the event for the last several years, forcing it to close early.
This year, the Chamber elected to move the event from the last Saturday in September to the second Saturday in hopes of avoiding the rain.… Read the rest