Each week, the vociferous student cheering section heads out to Azle varsity football games and roots with a theme. On Sept. 9, the teenagers chose patriotism and ventured to Crowley to cheer on the Hornets dressed in red, white, and blue. Photos courtesy Azle Sports Photography… Read the rest
Azle almost scored the first points of the game when Dylan Gibson leapt high and caught this ball – however, he was just out of the end zone. After a wide AHS field goal, Keller TC scored 33 points. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
by Mark K. Campbell
The Azle-Keller Timber Creek clash was one of those games where if things had just gone AHS’ way, the score could’ve been different.
The Hornets ended up falling 39-21.
But a scoreless first quarter almost wasn’t as Azle (0-2) drove deep into Falcon territory as the period waned.
AHS reached the 3-yard line.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
“It is not just a hobby – it could save someone’s life…”
That’s how nine-year-old William Kisner described the time he spends learning about amateur radio operations with his father, Tom Kisner.
“I call it apocalypse com link as it rarely goes down in any condition. You could save someone’s life with it – so it is pretty important,” he said.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
No doubt you’ve seen the electronic signage touting highway closures between 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 and 5 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
Val Lopez, spokesman for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), says the closures are actually not due to highway construction or maintenance, but to assist a power provider.… Read the rest
No one was injured in a three-vehicle traffic accident at the intersection of Ashwood Street and Hwy. 199 at 10:20 a.m., Thursday, Sept.1.
Witnesses said the crash occurred when a woman driving a Cadillac sedan was heading eastbound on Hwy. 199 and attempted to use the highway’s crossover to turn onto Ashwood Street.
Trying to cross the westbound lanes of Hwy. 199, her vehicle was struck by a Ford Windstar traveling westbound on Hwy.… Read the rest
The second class to be inducted into the Azle ISD Hall of Fame has been chosen and the banquet date locked in.
The event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Azle High School gym.
After a meal, four new members will be inducted:
• Pat Holder – Class of 1967, a multi-sport athlete
• Terry Porter – Class of 1970, a two-time state champion pole vaulter and U.S.… Read the rest
Excitement is building for Sting Fling 2016 this Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Here are the top 10 reasons for all that excitement:
1. The FREE children’s area in Central Park, which will include a photo booth, petting zoo, coin dig, game trailer, crafts (come make your own maracas!), sand art, fingerprinting for kids, bounce houses, a train, and climbing wall, hair spray-painting, basketball games, and Xtreme bubble soccer.… Read the rest