Eight Hornets officially signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Inking on Signing Day Feb. 2 at AHS were (l-r) Shane Drolet, headed for LeTourneau University; Sean Townsend, Weatherford College; Alex Edwards, Northwest Oklahoma; Trey Ramos, Stephen F. Austin; Chase Smith, Stephen F. Austin; Nick Davis, West Texas A&M; Kade Griffin, West Texas A&M; and Bryce Gum Northwest Oklahoma. All will play baseball or football. Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
Azle High School’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble, JV, and varsity Winterguard (left) performed in a “Show and Tell” preview for friends and family, Jan. 28 in the Fine Arts gym. Viewers were treated to the JV Winterguard’s performance, “These Flowers are Coming Up Wild;” Varsity Winterguard’s competition show “Gardens of Stone;” and Percussion Ensemble’s competition show “Limitless: Live Unbound.” All three groups are ready for competition season, which began Jan. 30. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Coach Melissa McPherson and assistant coach Cassie Sheriff raise the state champ plaque, eliciting shouts of joy from the Azle High School cheerleaders. AHS won the first competition conducted at the University of Texas at Arlington.… Read the rest
Azle police were called to the scene of an apparent shooting incident in the 1000 block of Poe Street on the evening of Dec. 31. According to Lt. Bill Russell of the Azle PD, a possibly-intoxicated man got into a conflict with two adult nephews, who told their brother, also the man’s nephew. The third nephew challenged the uncle about his behavior and produced a handgun. When the uncle got into a van to leave the premises, the nephew fired several shots. No one was injured in the incident and no property was damaged. The nephew who fired the shots became distraught afterward and was transported to a hospital by Azle Fire Department medics, where he was treated for possible hyperventilation.… Read the rest
The Texas Department of Transportation opened the South Stewart Street Bridge late in the day Wednesday, Dec. 16. Residents, golfers, and church-goers who have had to drive extra miles due to construction detours since July are ecstatic to have traffic restored to the bridge.
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Azle police Sgt. Steve Stutsman uses a portable fire extinguisher to try to put out the flames of a vehicle the suspect hit while fleeing police. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest