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Fundraiser for Kids

February 3, 2016
Fundraiser for Kids
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Members of the Lake Worth Police Department are raising funds to help the three daughters of Doris Andrews – who was murdered in her Azle home Jan. 8 – with expenses. All proceeds from the sale of t-shirts that say “Having FAITH, Sharing LOVE, Giving HOPE” will be given to Andrews’ oldest daughter, Hope. Get yours for $20 at https://booster.com/faith-love-hope. LWPD is also planning a benefit event to raise additional funds for Andrews’ children. It’s slated for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 30 at Azle Deer Cove Event Venue at 101 S. Pearson.

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Baby Announcement

February 3, 2016
Baby Announcement
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Kelley and Lori (Stateham) Carter of Burleson joyfully announce the birth of their daughter Katie Marie Carter on Jan. 7, 2016. Katie weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. Proud family members include sisters Gaylin and Caleigh Parsley, grandparents Kay Carter and the late Travis Carter, Gary and Donna Van Kirk of Azle and Russ and Stacey Stateham. Great-grandparents are David and Jean Phillips, Gene and Doris Jernigan of Azle and the late Frank Linehan, Evelyn Stateham Simmons and Bob Van Kirk.

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Hoover Elementary students excel in math program

February 3, 2016
Hoover Elementary students excel in math program
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Hoover Elementary sixth grade students in Jackie McDaniel’s math class include: (front, l-r) Leah North, Hunter Legan, Josie Davidson, Jessica Scribner, Layla Turner, Madeline Wilder, Phoebe Passmore, and Shane Simpson; (middle): Kaytlynn Lemley, Daniel Padilla, Andrew Roecker, Sammy Reyes, Natalie Barnes, Katie Ingram, and Emma Walker; (back): Collin Ammerman, Sam Reese, Isaiah Davidson, Casey Lawson, and Kason Johnson.

Fifth grade Hoover Elementary students in Jackie McDaniel’s math class include (front, l-r): Manny Reyes, Charlie Westrup, Jack Clark, Ayden Peavy, Luke McLaughlin, Jake Mobley, Kaylen Cash, and Loralee Edmonson; (back): Ethan Blackmon, Madison Evans, Marisol Garcia, Makenzee Fair, Taylor Fischer, Jaylynn Day, Caiden Richardson, Logan Stephens, Arianna Pardue, and Amanda White.

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Springtown Community Leader Dies

February 3, 2016
Springtown Community Leader Dies

Springtown business leader Cliff Bragg – owner of Goodyear stores in Weatherford and Springtown and a member of the Azle Chamber of Commerce – died Feb. 2. His funeral is slated for Feb. 6 at Azle’s Good Shepherd Lutheran, 1313 Southeast Parkway, at 10 a.m. Photo by Natalie Gentry

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Diabetes Discussion

February 3, 2016
Diabetes Discussion

Margaret Lea discussed facts, figures, and the future prospects for cures for Type 1 diabetes; she told the Rotary Club that when her granddaughter was diagnosed recently, the attending doctor said the disease would be cured in her lifetime. Lea said that number of Type 1 patients is now 1.25 million and rising – almost 40,000 more people are annually diagnoised with the disease.
Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Hornet Nation to Travel Less

February 3, 2016
Hornet Nation to Travel Less

With the realignment of Azle’s district, fans of the Hornets and Lady Hornets – aka the Hornet Nation – will not have to make the long trek to Wichita Falls and Denton beginning next fall. All 6-5A games will be played nearby; the longest trip will be to Northwest. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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UIL realignment: Aledo rejoins Azle with 2 Northwest schools

February 3, 2016
UIL realignment: Aledo rejoins Azle with 2 Northwest schools

Azle head football coach Devon Dorris said the future foes for the Hornets’ in the newly-created district is a good mix. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
You’d think landing in a new district with a perennial football power and a school that dropped from 6A would not be a great thing.
You’d be wrong.
When the University Interscholastic League announced its biennial district realignment at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, Azle found itself joined with mighty Aledo – a six-time state football champion – and Northwest, dropping from 6A.
Still, the new district where Azle will reside for two years beginning this fall – 6-5A – contains plenty of familiar foes and historical rivals.… Read the rest

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“Showing and Telling”

February 3, 2016
“Showing and Telling”

Sneak preview!

Azle High School’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble , JV, and varsity Winterguard (left) performed in a “Show and Tell” preview for friends and family, Jan. 28 in the Fine Arts gym. Viewers were treated to the JV Winterguard’s performance, “These Flowers are Coming Up Wild;” Varsity Winterguard’s competition show “Gardens of Stone;” and Percussion Ensemble’s competition show “Limitless: Live Unbound.” All three groups are ready for competition season, which began Jan. 30. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman

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You’ve got mail

February 3, 2016
You’ve got mail

Reno Mayor Lynda Stokes

Letter from Reno mayor muddies issues more

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle News continues to look into a bevy of “red flag” situations that have come to light during public meetings of the Reno city council as well as from information that appears on that city’s web site, www.cityofrenotx.com.
Now, in a letter to officials with the city of Azle, the Parker County Attorney and its District Attorney as well as to the News and a Weatherford newspaper dated Jan. 25, Reno Mayor Lynda Stokes takes aim at what she calls “allegations, misrepresentations and refusals to face facts or his own lack of knowledge” on the part of Reno council member John Basham.… Read the rest

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Annual book fair slated at AHS Sat.

February 3, 2016
Annual book fair slated at AHS Sat.

Hanging with the Hornets – Book Buzz on tap

By Carla Noah Stustman
Azle ISD students in grades 2 through 5 will have the opportunity to “hang out” and read with student leaders from Azle High School Saturday, Feb. 6, at the AHS Indoor Practice Facility.
That’s when the Azle ISD will host its Second Annual Hanging with the Hornets – Book Buzz reading festival.
Student leaders from the state champion AHS Cheerleading squad, Marching Green Pride, AHS Drama,  Hornet and Lady Hornet athletes as well as students from the Career and Technical Education program and the STEM/Robotics team will spend time hanging out and reading with the younger students.… Read the rest

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