Curren McLane, director of the Azle Memorial Library, chaired the 2016 Gala and served as emcee, as well.
Jim Wilkes is one happy bidder after winning one of the top live auction items at the Azle Memorial Library Gala. In fact, everyone at his table was pretty happy about it, including: (seated, l-r) Jay and Kay Ward, Becky and Jim Wilkes; and (standing, l-r) auction spotters Karen Propp, Vickie Moore, and Jessica Brace Payne.
Friends and patrons of the Azle Memorial Library arrived at The Orchard dressed in “after 5” attire for the biennial Azle Memorial Library Gala Nov. 12. The event raises funds that help the library with everything from books to programs to technology.Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Longtime, now-retired Azle High School home economics teacher Kathy Hufstedler was the keynote speaker at an annual breakfast honoring the Golden Eagles – the graduating class from 50 years ago – at the University of North Texas (UNT) Saturday, Nov. 5.
As part of its annual Homecoming celebration, UNT honors those who graduated a half-century earlier and one member of that class is chosen to speak about the changes he or she witnessed while studying at UNT and since.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
She caught the big one – and the long one.
Lisa Helm, an Azle High School coach, competed in a bass tournament on Lake Bastrop. But there was a little more to it than that.
Anglers had to fish out of kayaks.
Helm, a veteran on the water, won the women’s division of the tourney and claimed not only a trophy but a Vibe Skipjack 90 kayak with accessories.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
The Azle wrestling team is already recognized as one of the top programs in the state.
Last year, sophomore Hali Davis won gold at state and the Lady Hornet squad finished fourth overall.
Coaches Monica Allen and Chris Allen think the Azle girls have a shot at the state team title, No. 2 in AHS history.
Both varsities are poised to shine, Chris Allen noted.… Read the rest