Hadassah Marquart and Samuel Rodgers from Azle High School are two such students, and AHS counselor Melissa McPherson nominated them for the Wendy’s High School Heisman program.
Marquart, a cross country runner, and Rodgers, a member of Hornet Muscle and the Hornet football team, were named School Winners by the Wendy’s High School Heisman program on Oct.… Read the rest
Azle’s Main Street will once again be transformed into a Christmas wonderland this Saturday, Dec. 3, for Christmas on Main Street.
Presented by the Optimist Club of Azle, Azle Women’s Business Association (AWBA), the Azle News, Friends of the Azle Historical Museum, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, Fidelity National Title, and the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce, the family-friendly event runs from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
This year, as always, Main Street will be filled with merchandise vendors as live musical entertainment and other performances occur.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle Cheer and Hornet Muscle team scored another win over the Thanksgiving Break, bringing home the first place trophy in the Game Day Division from the North Texas Regional UCA Championship.
Azle Cheer went up against 12 other teams from across North Texas, including the 2016 UCA National Champions.
The win qualifies the AHS team to compete at UCA Nationals at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida Feb.… Read the rest
Cross Timbers Elementary is better by a county mile compared to most U. S. schools. That’s why the AISD elementary won a coveted national Blue Ribbon award. Representatives of Blue Bell Ice Cream, with help from Cross Timbers faculty and staff, pass out ice cream to eager students. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
The 35th Annual Azle Lake Run brought hundreds to town to race in a half marathon (13.1), a 9.9K, and a 5K.
In the 13.1-mile half marathon, 89 racers registered and 73 finished.
The winner was Denton’s James Jackson who crossed the line on Nov. 12 in 1 hour, 16.26 seconds.
The runner-up was veteran AHS racer Haygen Holbrooks who was timed in 1:23.1.… Read the rest
Azle Elementary and Azle Junior High both shone at a Nov. 12 math and science meet at Azle High School.
Azle Elementary took both the first place team award and the Sweepstakes trophy.
In individual competition, AE fifth graders:
• Alina Amato tied for 1st place in calculator, placed 6th in mathematics, 7th in science and 8th in number sense
• Kristina Birkeland took 2nd in both mathematics and science, as well as 10th in calculator and 11th in number sense
• Rebecca Marx took the top spots in number sense, mathematics and science, and also earned a 4th place finish in calculator
• Brandon Shildmeyer finished 1st in calculator, 4th in science, 8th in mathematics, and 24th in number sense
AE 6th graders:
• Carter Thompson took 2nd in both number sense and mathematics, 3rd in science, and 5th in calculator
• Nathan Quick took the top spots in number sense, calculator and mathematics and finished 2nd in science
The Azle Junior High math and science team took first place at the meet.… Read the rest
BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
Even in drought-like years, inches and inches of rain falls here.
Taking efforts to capture that water can benefit not only yourself but your fellow Texans – future generations of them.
The number of gallons dropping from the sky is startling.
A Bowie man, Byron Barton, has partnered with the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (UTGCD) for a rainwater collection event.
Texas water concerns
There is not enough water available for all Lone Star State residents.… Read the rest