At the Showtime International Metroplex Dance Showcase at McKinney Boyd High School Feb. 11, Brooke Ashmore was runner-up in the KickMaster competition, while Kayla Karnes was named High School Grand Champion Soloist and earned a scholarship.
The Emerald Dazzlers Officer Line received the Officer Sweepstakes and Judge’s Award (90 out of 100 on all routines entered), Officer runner-up, 1st place Jazz Officer, 1st Place Modern and Contemporary, and Officer Champions Circle.
The Emerald Dazzlers Drill Team received Team Sweepstakes and Judge’s Award (90 out of 100 on all routines entered), and as a team placed 1st in Hip Hop, Open, Novelty, and Pom.… Read the rest
The students earned (play) money for good behavior, good work habits, and other daily chores. They could also lose money for late work and not following class rules.
Then, as Market Day approaches, students come up with an item people will want to buy and which will hopefully make a good profit.
Students must “rent” booths for the day, so they must incorporate it as part of a budget.
They work hard selling their products and services and when they need a break, they are able to “close” their booth for a bit, so they can shop and spend the money they earn on other students’ merchandise.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A family from Lumberton who spent the night in Azle while traveling is overjoyed to have their French bulldog, Lorelei, back after she fell into a storm drain at Walmart Saturday morning.
Azle police officer Mike Johnson entered the drain system near the bottom of a retention pond and crawled more than 100 feet to try to reach the errant pup – but the drain led him to the wrong area.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
On your mark.
Yet again, the commute between Azle and Lake Worth will slow to 40 miles per hour as main lane traffic is diverted to the frontage roads.
It’s all in preparation for the next phase of construction on Jacksboro Highway between Western Center Boulevard and Nine Mile Bridge Road.
The $46.3 million project will improve safety and mobility on a key thoroughfare in Northwest Tarrant County, completing a five-mile section of Hwy.… Read the rest
Azle firefighter Jon Reed steadies the ladder as Lt. Joey Liddick climbs out of a storm drain at the Azle Walmart. Liddick had just handed Lorelei, a traveling French bulldog, to Azle police officer Mike Johnson after fetching her from the depths of the drain. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest