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Town Hall Meeting No. 1

July 1, 2015
Town Hall Meeting No. 1

At the June 23 Town Hall meeting: Azle City Manager Craig Lemin talks about projects completed over the past 10 years – more than $40 million worth; Caitlin Glenn, economic director for the city, shares some insight into the future of the city’s growth; citizens and city staff direct their attention to Mayor Alan Brundrett and Parks and Streets Manager Kyle Culwell as they answer questions. The next Town Hall meeting is Tuesday, July 21 at Forte Junior High, 479 Sandy Beach Road.                                           Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Scholarship

July 1, 2015
Scholarship

Azle Class of 2015 grad Elisabeth Sloan, daughter of Christopher Sloan, received a scholarship from the Cummins Southern Plains Scholarship program. At UT-Dallas, Sloan will study Arts and Humanities.

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Two thieves strike vehicles in rural areas

July 1, 2015
Two thieves strike vehicles in rural areas

The Parker County Sheriff’s office is seeking help locating two suspects in a series of vehicle burglaries that occurred in June 24-25. Photo courtesy Parker County Sheriff’s Office

A vehicle on Miramar Circle, west of Azle, is one of several that was vandalized in a theft spree.
Investigators with the Parker County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating two suspects in connection with seven vehicle burglaries occurring last week.
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Azle grad earns Citadel gold stars

July 1, 2015
Azle grad earns Citadel gold stars

The Citadel’s gold stars

Samuel Brewer Henderson, of Azle, was awarded Gold Stars by The Citadel for earning a grade point ratio of 3.7 or higher during the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year.
The cadets were recognized during a special ceremony in May. Graduates are not required to serve in the military but about 30 percent of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military service.
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Ribbon Cutting

July 1, 2015
Ribbon Cutting

The Ambassadors for the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Integrated Machinery Solutions with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, June 19, at the company’s newly opened facility at 1500 Northwest Parkway. IMS is an engineering and manufacturing firm whose purpose is to provide value to their customers through the engineering, design, and manufacturing of custom equipment solutions. The company provides value to its customers by improving the profitability, reliability, and safety of their process and equipment. Learn more at the IMS web site, www.team-ims.com.or contact them at 877-693-7467.

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Cabin getting historical marker

July 1, 2015
Cabin getting historical marker

The Slover School-Robinson Cabin south of Azle will receive a Texas Historical Marker July 12.

The Slover School-Robinson Cabin is one of the latest buildings in the state to be singled out by the Texas Historical Commission for recognition.
The building, at 1101 Wright Lane in the Silver Creek area off Highway 730 South, will receive a historical marker at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 12.
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Parker County Given Health Award

July 1, 2015
Parker County Given Health Award

Parker County earned an Honorable Mention award from the Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke June 22. The county was lauded for efforts to reduce stroke, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic ailments. Present at the ceremony were (l-r) Precinct 3 Commissioner Larry Walden, Precinct 2 Commissioner Craig Peacock, County Attorney John Forrest, Jane Schwarz from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Precinct 1 Commissioner/County Judge Pro Tem George Conley, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle’s Marsha Ingle and Jennifer Beck, Parker County Clerk Chief Deputy Lila Deakle, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Steve Dugan.

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Christian singer back at Azle church

July 1, 2015
Christian singer back at Azle church

Jason Crabb

The Gospel Music Award’s Dove Award Artist of the Year and the GMA 2012 Male Vocalist of the Year will hold a concert at The Church in Azle at 1801 South Stewart Street.
Crabb, who has collected a total of 21 GMA honors, will perform Tuesday, July 7 at 6 p.m.
Tickets are available at the church’s website, www.thechurchatazle.com.
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Lance awarded scholarship

July 1, 2015
Lance awarded scholarship

Jacob Lance, a graduate of Azle High School, will receive a scholarship for attending Northwestern Oklahoma State University in the fall of 2015.

Jacob Lance, an Azle High School graduate, has been awarded a scholarship to attend Northwestern Oklahoma State University during the 2015-2016 academic year.
He will receive the Freshman Incentive scholarship, funded through the Alva economic development sales tax incentive.
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Azle ready to celebrate this weekend

July 1, 2015
Azle ready to celebrate this weekend

Fastlane, an Eagles tribute band, entertained hundreds June 26 at the Central Park amphitheater. This Friday, Aurora Bleu plays jazz and blues. The next day, thousands will fill the park for Follow The Flag. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Concert, Follow The Flag will draw thousands to Central Park

by Mark K. Campbell
The lake is full, the park is cleaned up, the musicians are coming, and the fireworks are ready.
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