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Quartet to Continue Soccer Careers

April 13, 2016
Quartet to Continue Soccer Careers

Four talented soccer Hornets will continue playing at the collegiate level. Austin McCash (left) will tend goal for the University of Texas at Tyler. McMurry University in Abilene has signed a trio of AHS athletes (l-r) Javier Mejia, Mason Mendell, and Grant Mendell. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Tennis season over

April 13, 2016
Tennis season over

Azle’s mixed doubles team of Cody Cook and Briana Moore advanced deeper into the postseason than any other AHS netters. Photo courtesy Lisa Helm

When you reside in a district with a tradtion-heavy tennis squad, it’s always a chore.
That was the case for Azle in having to face Wichita Falls Rider, a perennial state-bound team.
Azle coach Lisa Helm said she her mixed doubles team of Cody Cook-Briana Moore shone at district.
The duo defeated a higher-seeded Denton twosome then made Rider “work for their ‘W’,” Helm said.
Moore is graduating this season and leaves behind “a legacy of hard work, committment, and an attitude of never giving up” Helm said.… Read the rest

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District Discus Champ!

April 13, 2016
District Discus Champ!

On the first day of the 5-5A meet, Lady Hornet Katy O’Dell won the discus to qualify for the regional meet. FULL RESULTS IN NEXT WEEK’S NEWS! Photo courtesy Lisa Helm

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Midway Wreck

April 13, 2016
Midway Wreck

A woman was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after crashing into a structure in the 6800 block of Midway Road near Oak Valley Lane Thursday, April 7 around 1:45 p.m. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Top Hospital Volunteer

April 13, 2016
Top Hospital Volunteer

Diana Burks, volunteer at Texas Health Azle, was presented with the Helping Hands Award by Texas Health CEO Barclay Berdan. The award honors volunteers who are committed to quality and service, inspire other volunteers, and demonstrate care, compassion and concern for others. A seven-year volunteer, Burks volunteers in two different areas of the hospital and also serves on the Auxiliary Board. She is team-oriented and helps out wherever she is needed.

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City Proclamations

April 13, 2016
City Proclamations

Mayor Alan Brundrett, right, proclaimed the week of April 10-16 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Azle. Pictured accepting his proclamation are Azle Police Department telecommunicators: (l-r) Somer Vaccarella, Courtney Allen, Beverly Simants, Dana Dowdle, Kirsten Smith, Angelque Scott, and Michelle Abramski.

To celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16, in the city of Azle, the staff of the Azle Memorial Library accepts a proclamation from Mayor Alan Brundrett, right. Pictured with the Mayor are (l-r): Head librarian Curren McLane, Megan Treseder, Ben Brown, Liz Cameron, and Nancy Novak. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Wildflowers are everywhere!

April 13, 2016
Wildflowers are everywhere!

Take time to enjoy our colorful spring!

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Scouts Honor Geren

April 13, 2016
Scouts Honor Geren

The Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America, honored State Representative Charlie Geren with its 2016 Community Leadership Award at its annual awards dinner April 7 at the Lightcatcher Winery. David Rico and Elaulas Cristiano of the Longhorn Council look on as Geren accepts the award from Lee Barrett, Scoutmaster, Troop 243. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Taking the Oath

April 13, 2016
Taking the Oath

The newest addition to the Azle Police Department, Officer Manuel Lujan (right), took the oath of office during the regular meeting of the Azle city council April 5. Lujan accepts his certificate from Mayor Alan Brundrett who administered the oath.

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AHS quartet named Rotary’s best: Ortiz, Blair, Mejia, Good

April 13, 2016
AHS quartet named Rotary’s best: Ortiz, Blair, Mejia, Good

The April Azle Rotary Students of the Month are: (l-r) Javier Mejia, Jasmine Ortiz, Kassidy Blair, and Johnny Good. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
Once again, four exceptional Azle High School seniors were honored by Azle Rotary as the club’s top students for April.
Lauded were Jasmine Ortiz, Kassidy Blair, Javier Mejia, and Johnny Good.
Ortiz, daughter of Berta Gonzalez, sits No. 38 in her class of 389. A straight-A student, she is a devoted member of the Colorguard/Winterguard.
Ortiz is a member of PAL – Peer Assistance & Leadership – and has served as the treasurer of the Kindness and Compassion Club.… Read the rest

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