Online registration is open at www.azlelittleleague.com for girls and boys ages 3-14 to sign up to play in the Azle Little League 2014 Spring Season.
Registration fees are $100 for T-ball and $120 for coach pitch, minor, major, and junior baseball and softball.
Last chance sign-ups will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 2, 1-4 p.m. at Stinger Field. Those signing up those two days will incur a $25 late charge.… Read the rest
Friends and family are planning a benefit for 6-year-old Christian Spidle from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Grayson County Line, located at 11285 FM 730 North in Azle.
The event will feature home-grilled meats and all the trimmings for $6 a plate as well as an auction for items like movie tickets and gift cards from area businesses.
Christian is the son of Michael Spidle and Mattie and Kris Price. He suffers from a long list of genetic disorders that affect his brain, spine, lung and kidney.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A man who reportedly fired a handgun into his backyard during a domestic disturbance early Thursday morning was taken into custody without incident late Thursday afternoon. Azle Police and the Parker County Special Operations Group set up a perimeter on the residence, located near Astoria Avenue and West Columbia Drive in the Castle Hills Addition of Azle beginning around 7:30 a.m. Cpl. Zach Hatton of the Azle PD said the man was given every opportunity to come out, but was consistently non-compliant with police requests.… Read the rest
The third annual Essilor Vision Foundation Eye Clinic at Azle Elementary – the Rock School – is set for Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 22-23. Sponsored by the Azle Lions Club, the vision van will be staffed by doctors Jeff Crabtree and Tim Kret.… Read the rest
The Fort Worth-based Texas Girls’ Choir will conduct auditions Jan. 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, and 30. Those auditioning must be between the ages of 8 and 12, have a B average in school, and be prepared to sing the first verse of My Country ‘Tis of Thee or a song they know well a cappella.
All auditions are set for 6:45 p.m. at 4449 Camp Bowie Blvd. For more information, call 817-732-8161.… Read the rest
The Azle Library Trust will host its annual book sale Friday, Jan. 17 from 9a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring a variety of gently used books and more, all for $1 or less, the sale will be held in the Community Room at the Azle Memorial Library, 333 W. Main Street, in Azle.
Only cash and checks will be accepted as payment.… Read the rest
Another Town Hall meeting – this one put on by Earthworks’ Oil & Gas Accountability Project, North Central Texas Communities Alliance and Calvin Tillman, former mayor of Dish, Texas – will be held Monday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Azle Community Center located at 404 West Main Street.
According to Sharon Wilson with Earthworks, this meeting will inform residents about how to force regulators to do their jobs and protect property and communities. Wilson said she was disappointed that while Azle residents are at risk and their children practice earthquake drills, regulators ducked questions at a recent Town Hall meeting.… Read the rest
The Azle Memorial Library will host an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday, Jan. 9, from 2-6:30 p.m. at the library, 333 W. Main Street, in the Community Room.
To schedule an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor keyword: azlelibrary; or sign up at the library.… Read the rest
Chamber awards voting ongoing
Each year, the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes individuals and businesses that have made notable contributions.
For the 54th consecutive year, the Chamber will present those awards at its banquet slated for 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 at The Main Place, 404 W. Main Street, in Azle.
Tickets to the event are $50 each and may be purchased by contacting the Chamber at 817-444-1112.… Read the rest