BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
We all know the promise of the rainbow, and after all the rainy weather we’ve had, the cloud over both Music and Movie in the Park has dissipated, giving way to more fun than fans thought they could have.
Central Park was standing in water Friday, June 3 and with a 50 to 60 percent chance of more rain later in the day,
Special Events Advisory Board members and Parks Superintendent Kyle Culwell made the decision to cancel the opening act – Soul Sacrifice – for Music in the Park that evening.… Read the rest
BY JULIE WALDOCK
She lived it.
After being diagnosed with dyslexia in seventh grade, Azle student Ainsley McDonald-Boyer began to notice firsthand the ways in which undiagnosed dyslexic students could struggle in school.
Boyer said the problem held “personal meaning” for her so she set out to help others with this issue.
Boyer, an AHS sophomore, designed and developed a diagnostic test which evaluates different processes inside the brain in order to help detect dyslexia.… Read the rest
Principals (l-r) Brian Roberts of Azle Junior High, Amy Rollman of Eagle Heights Elementary, and Heidi Nelson of Silver Creek Elementary, were among the long line of faculty and administrators who congratulated graduates of Azle High during commencement exercises. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
First place winners at the annual Chamber of Commerce golf tournament were Eagle Mountain Realty: Brian Limley, Rick Carroll, Mary Blair, and Gil Villaloboas. Runners-up were from White’s Funeral Home: Dana Bellenger, Zach Bellenger, Bernie Killman, and Bob White.… Read the rest
7-on-7 leagues, tourneys next
by Mark K. Campbell
The balls and pads have been put away for a few weeks.
But when they come back out, it’ll be all football-all the time for the 2016 Hornets.
Azle High head coach Devon Dorris conducted a live scrimmage on the final day of spring practices May 26.
That contact capped a series of spring practices. Being a 5A school, Azle is permitted to conduct spring drills; classifications below 5A may not.
The May practices mean that the Hornets will have just a single scrimmage in August.
That game will bring the Burleson Elks to Hornet Field Friday, Aug.… Read the rest
Montana Stewart sometimes comes back to the Azle High School mats where she had spent years training and succeeding.
While a Lady Hornet where she finished fourth in state in 2013 after a sixth place finish the year before, Stewart again sees her old coaches Chris and Monica Allen.
But Stewart is training for a much more violent – and potentially profitable – sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
After going 4-2 in early fights, Stewart – 5-7, 125 pounds – will next fight in Fort Worth June 3 at the Guys and Dolls Ballroom, 813 Southway Circle.… Read the rest