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
Ray and Shirley Garner celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 31 at the Azle VFW with a dinner and dance hosted by their children and spouses.
The Garners were married in 1953 in Wichita, Kansas by Reverend Irving Conradson.
They made their first home in Wichita – a furnished apartment that cost about $15 a week.… Read the rest
Clay and Shannon Dildy are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kie Thomas Dildy on June 5, 2013 at Harris Southwest. Kie weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21.5 inches. Those in his family include his grandparents, Charles and Sonja Dildy of Azle and Mike and Danielle Petty of Cleburne; and great-grandparents, M.T. and Betty Petty of Granbury and Edna Dildy of Azle.… Read the rest
Jeff and Lori Griffin of Azle are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitnie to Zach Stinnett, son of Bobby and Marcy Stinnett of Magnolia. Whitnie graduated from homeschooling in 2003 and is currently employed at Trinity Bible Church in Willow Park as the Preschool Children’s Minister. Zach graduated from Tomball High School in 2000 after previously serving four years on staff at Teen Challenge Ministries in Azle. He recently became employed as the yard manager with Hebbronville Lone Star Rentals in Midland. The wedding will be held at Trinity Bible Church in Willow Park on Saturday, Oct.… Read the rest