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Azle student becomes beauty pageant royalty
AZLE — Most little girls dream of being a princess. For one incoming Eagle Heights Elementary first grader, that dream has come true. Just one year after competing at her first National …
Earlene Gardner with grandson, Taz, age 12, and dog, Frizzle.
College Station, Houston churches repair Azle homes in partnership with Servolution, FMC
AZLE — Earlene Gardner, 66, bought a house on Tenderfoot Trail near Azle thinking it was in good condition. Over the next three years, flooding, crumbling ceilings and a decaying porch would …
Carelock, dressed as a rocketeer, paraded and danced around the room with children in high visibility vests, superhero capes and astronaut costumes.
Learning Feelings with Felt
AZLE — Instead of driving her crazy, Maricela Carelock says she let her children drive her creative. Kids at Azle Memorial Library took part in that creativity by learning through song and …
Sports
Alyssa Flores with her prize-winning chicken, Venus.
Alyssa Flores has second year of big wins at TCJLS
AZLE — Hoover Elementary sixth grader Alyssa Flores made strides at the Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show for the second year in a row. This is Flores’ second year competing and …
Molly Pack smiles big next to her winning Brangus cow Miss Raquelle.
SHS senior’s hard work pays off with San Angelo Stock Show win
SPRINGTOWN — Despite her young age, Springtown High School senior Molly Pack is an old pro at showing livestock, but each time she gets in the ring, it feels like a new experience. …
Tri-County Sports Roundup for March 21
Three members of the Springtown Lady Pines powerlifting team brought home bronze medals after third-place finishes in their respective weight classes at the Class 4A Division State Meet at the …
Four Lady Hornet lifters qualify for state; Lady Pines, Lady Hornets prep for soccer playoffs
Four members of the Azle Lady Hornets will be competing at the Class 5A Division I Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association State Meet this weekend in Frisco. The quartet qualified …
Paradise drag-racing youngster Lane Swift won the 2023 award for Junior Sportsman Champion at the Feb. 3 Ardmore Dragway Racer Appreciation Banquet in Sulphur, Oklahoma.
Local young drag racer named junior sportsman champion
SULPHUR, Okla. — Paradise drag racing youngster Lane Swift keeps coming home with hardware and cash. Lane, 9, won the 2023 award for Junior Sportsman Champion at the Feb. 3 Ardmore Dragway …
Education
Students turn their tassels as they become Azle Hornet Academy graduates.
Hornet Academy holds June graduation
AZLE — Officer Raymon Cannon has 26 years of experience in law enforcement; he holds a master peace officer’s certification, is the training coordinator for the Parker County Regional …
Robert and Susan Herring in the back with grandchildren Tucker and Mandie in foreground.
Longtime AHS auto teacher retires, tells story
AZLE — After 39 years, Azle High School auto tech teacher Robert Herring said most people can’t look at his shop without thinking of him or look at him without thinking of his shop. …
Brittingham and Freckles the kingsnake.
Wildlife on the Move brings animals to Azle
AZLE — Animals bring people together. At least that was the case at the Azle Memorial Library Tuesday, June 4 during a special presentation by nonprofit Wildlife on the Move. The free event …
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Sophie Dousay, Jennifer Dousay, Alyson Baugh and Michael Barber suited up to check on the health of their old hive.
Busy bees
AZLE — Two bee or not two bee? That was the question posed by Azle 4-H members during a recent Saturday meeting. After a full hive inspection by four brave volunteers, the group discovered …
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My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. I’ve been playing games on the home computer since the days of the Trash 80. I love indie, open-world, unique, puzzle, and resource games. The cake is a lie.
Fun games with real-world physics
Here are a couple of quick-to-play physics games that will keep you entertained for a few of hours. 'Physics games' usually assign physical properties to objects in the game, and the puzzle is learning how to manipulate those physical properties to manipulate the object.
My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. I’ve been playing games on the home computer since the days of the Trash 80. I love indie, open-world, unique, puzzle, and resource games. The cake is a lie.
We Happy Few
We Happy Few is set in 1964 Britain, in an alternate timeline in which the nation lost the war with Germany. The citizens take a drug they call Joy that keeps them happy and causes memory loss, which is a bonus for many of these people. They have a lot of memories they’d like to suppress. But the drugs just aren’t working as well as they used to.
Sam Houston is a syndicated columnist and newspaper executive. He is also an actor, author, playwright and entertainment producer/promoter.
Which side of the coin does your candidate fall on?
As time has passed, the leaders in education have adjusted and altered curriculums to align with the perceived needs of contemporary society. Two generations ago, a traditional education included a healthy dose of the sciences, civics, mathematics and traditional languages like Latin.
Jennifer Harrison - My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. I’ve been playing games on the home computer since the days of the Trash 80. I love indie, open-world, unique, puzzle, and resource games. The cake is a lie.
Chuchel
Chuchel, from Amanita Designs, is another lighthearted game from Jaromír Plachý. He started work on Chuchel shortly after finishing Botanicula in 2012.
"Harbor Lights: Stories" by James Lee Burke
It's a hand-to-mouth existence; you never know where your next meal will come from, unless it's from a warden or a trusty. You never truly know who you're sleeping against or where your next ten bucks'll come from. There's no privacy living in the underbelly. You can lose your soul there. And in "Harbor Lights," a new short-story collection by James Lee Burke, you could also lose your life.
Obituaries
Obituaries
Charles Louis Stevens 1947-2024
Charles ‘Charlie’ Louis Stevens, 76, went to be with our Lord Friday, June 28, 2024, in Decatur. Funeral was 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, at First Baptist Church...
Glenda Nell Darden Zachary 1956-2024
Glenda Nell Darden Zachary, 68, passed away suddenly Tuesday, June 18, 2024, in Springtown as a result of an automobile accident.
Martha Jo Smith 1937-2024
Martha Jo (Marsh) Smith, 87, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord Sunday, June 30, 2024. The family will have a private memorial; there will be no public service.
Lana Renee Davidson 1972-2024
Lana Renee Davidson (Crabtree), 52, of Columbus, Ohio died at 2:46 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2024, from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident in Columbus, Ohio.
Nadine Ryan 1943-2024
It is with loving sadness that we announce the passing of Nadine Ryan (née Templin) from Springtown May 31, 2024. Nadine was born July 13, 1943.
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