Brittany Leonard and Carson Leatherwood were chosen as the Tex-Anne and Texan of the Month for December by the Azle Optimist Club.
Leonard, daughter of Kyle and Shawnie Leonard, plans on majoring in history at Brigham Young University.
She is No. 18 among the 366 seniors in the AHS Class of 2017 with a GPA of 101.5.
Leonard has been involved in a number of AHS Drama Club productions since she was a freshman.… Read the rest
BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
Ken Seals, a freshman quarterback who led the football Hornets during most of the 2016 season, directed another squad – of elite ninth graders – at an all-star game in San Antonio.
At the Freshman Army All-American Bowl Jan. 7, Seals started for the Blue team.
He switched out at QB with a top Division I prospect from Hawaii, Sol-Jay Maiava.… Read the rest
The Lady Hornets rebounded from a district loss to Aledo Dec. 20 to take the consolation trophy at the annual Castleberry holiday tournament.
At Aledo, Azle (7-12, 0-3) fell 52-36.
Naudia Smith paced the AHS girls with 13 points.
Bailey Natusch added 8 and Savannah Johnson scored 7 points.
The tournament in River Oaks – that the Lady Hornets had won two years in a row – began with a 42-29 loss to Everman.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
A slew of improvement and construction projects is slated for the area throughout 2017.
Parker County roadways
Several local roadways will see construction begin using funds from the 2016 Parker County Transportation Bond which was approved by 58 percent of voters in November.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
Seconds matter in any medical emergency, but that is particularly the case for stroke victims.
As the period from onset to treatment increases after a stroke, so does the amount of damage and the likelihood of disability and death.
In an effort to combat the damage that is caused by strokes, Texas Heath Resources (THR) hospital in Azle developed a virtual stroke, or “telestroke” program, to allow its patients quicker treatment with the help of off-site neurologists.… Read the rest