A five-county competition revolves around pecans.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services offices of Parker, Wise, Palo Pinto, Jack, and Wise Counties will conduct a pecan show Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Exhibitors are limited to one entry of each variety they grow.
Growers may enter seedlings, known hybrids, or natives as they wish.
All entries must detail which county they come from with a minimum of 40 pecans making up an entry – 42 is preferred.… Read the rest
Jim and Lynore McKiel announce the engagement of their son, James Arthur McKiel III, to Amber Nicole Norris, daughter of Donald Norris, Jr. of Paradise and Robin Casarez of Roanoke. The groom-to-be graduated in 2007 from Azle High School. The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Northwest High School. The couple plans to wed in June 2014 in Denton.… Read the rest
Monte and Debra Moore of Azle announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Johnston to Gary Chambers, son of Gary and Tammy Chambers of Palmdale, California. The couple will wed at 1 p.m. March 1, 2014 at Chapel Dulcinea in Buda. Following the wedding, the couple will reside in San Marcos. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Azle High School and is currently employed as an RN in Seguin. The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Brighton High School in Brighton, Michigan and is currently employed as an apprentice lineman in the Austin area.… Read the rest
by Darlene Holmes
The weather has been so nice and the park has been full of young folks and families playing at the new disc golf course the city put in Ask Creek Park recently.
I’ve spoken with some of them and they say it’s the best one around.
The model airplane folks have been frequenting our park also. They have some pretty good-sized planes they’re flying.… Read the rest
This has been a busy week for the seniors. We’re wrapping up the end of October and Friday is November 1 and also Food Bank Day.
We’ve been renewing everyone’s paperwork beginning Oct. 1. We’ve also been getting some new people in and they seem to really be enjoying it.
I’ll let you know all about our hot dogs and chili lunch of Oct. 29 next week.… Read the rest
Azle High School graduate Jessica Lauderdale was part of the Hardin-Simmons University Homecoming court Oct. 13.
Lauderdale, a senior who plans to begin graduate work in the fall of 2014, was one of four women contesting for Queen.
The daughter of Greg and Jennifer Lauderdale, Jessica is a social work major and currently is a member of the South Side Baptist Church college ministry team in Abilene.… Read the rest
Two local students achieved scholastic recognition from Texas A&M for their performance during the summer session.
Shawn C. Morgan, from Azle, qualified for the Dean’s Honor Roll by maintaining an average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale for at least 12 hours. Morgan is working toward a bachelor of business administration – accounting degree.
Springtown’s Abigail Lamont, seeking a bachelor of science – psychology degree, landed on the Distinguished list. That requires a GPA of 3.5 to 3.74 for 12 or more hours.… Read the rest
Stacey Gouyton, daughter of Craig and Diana Gouyton of Azle, and Billy Eason, son of Paula Keith of Aledo and Billy Eason, Sr., of Burleson, were married in a 3 p.m. ceremony July 27 in Rivera Maya, Mexico.
Shelley Fox, sister of the bride, was maid on honor. Heidi Nettles and Jessica Arguijo were bridesmaids.… Read the rest
Jimmy and Rene Carter of Springtown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Carter to Cole Stanton, son of Ronald Stanton of Red Oak and Paula Stanton of Maypearl. The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Springtown High School and will begin her junior year at UT Arlington. The prospective groom is a 2007 graduate of Red Oak High School and is a marketing manager at Silver Leaf Resort. The couple will marry the evening of Oct.… Read the rest
Ralph and Liz Dozier of Springtown are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Elizabeth Dozier to Levi David Stevens, son of David Stevens and Sunja Hall of Abilene and Azle. The couple will wed at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at Solid Rock Bible Church in Reno. The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Springtown High School and the prospective groom is a 2010 graduate of Azle High School.… Read the rest