Sunday, April 14, 2024
Latest Community News

TCR presents the 2nd annual Blue Bonnet photo contest

WINNERS SELECTED WEEKLY All submitted photos to be featured on the   website with winners chosen weekly. Weekly winners will receive a Bluebonnet T-Shirt , their photo featured on social …
L-R: Mayor Alan Brundrett, Dispatch Manager Valerie Keith, with dispatchers Heidi White and Summer Barkley.
Police dispatchers recognized by City of Azle
AZLE — The City of Azle recognizes its heroes behind the headsets in April. After addressing library staff at an April 2 Azle City Council meeting, Mayor Alan Brundrett continued by …
L-R: Azle Mayor Alan Brundrett, Library Director Curren McLane, Library Assistant II Lauren Shrader, Adult Services Librarian Rebecca Buchanan, Children’s Services Librarian Ava Bryant and Library Assistant II Ginger Holland.
Library staff recognized by City of Azle
AZLE — “Ready, Set, Library!” During the April 2 Azle City Council meeting, city officials recognized Azle Memorial Library staff for National Library Week April 7-13. The 2024 …

 

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

The total solar eclipse of 2024 time lapse

Really cool time lapse of today's total solar eclipse shot from Abe's Landing in northern Hood County! The solar eclipse occurred over Texas beginning with a partial eclipse at 12:23 p.m. and …

Sports
Back row, l-r: AHS Colorguard Director Caleb Hunter, Abigail Evans, Phybie Guinn, Karma Cavil, Jayden Evans, Dunessca Gutierrez, Edward Holt, Nevaeh Jackson, Madilyn Sweetser and Debra Oldroyd (staff). Middle row, l-r: Sierra Leal, Evelyn Hymer, Jianna Menefee, Annika Birkeland and Katie Ann Hoyt. Front row, l-r: Bryanna Pender, Captain Gracie Cazares and Sara Gonzales.
Winter Guard takes first in season opener
AZLE — Azle High School’s Varsity Winter Guard won big at the first contest of the season. The school’s varsity team placed first above some 2023 Winter Guard International finalists and North Texas Colorguard Association winners.
AHS sophomore Landrie Lain with her Grand Champion Market Lamb, Panda.
Azle students make strides at stock show
AZLE — The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is a time-honored tradition for cowpokes, ag enthusiasts and spectators alike. For Azle High School students, the event’s competitions offer a …
Azle, Springtown UIL division realignment brings some changes
The league schedule will have almost an entirely new look for the Springtown football team come the fall, thanks to the University Interscholastic League’s biennial realignment announced …
Dauenhauer was a valuable asset to the Springtown volleyball team, and has gone on to academic distinction.
Springtown’s Dauenhauer on elite list
MAGNOLIA, ARKANSAS — Brinklee Asher Dauenhauer earned a 4.0 GPA in the fall 2023 semester, securing a reputable position on Southern Arkansas University's President's list. Dauenhauer is a …
The Azle Lady Hornets 400-yard Freestyle Relay quartet of (from left) Kayley Brekel, Karla Rodrigues, Brooke Nowakowski and Peighton Berry set a school record at the District 5-5A Meet with a time of 4:12.95. They finished third and are four of the team's 10 regional qualifying participants.
Azle swimming sends 10 to regionals
Led by a new school record, the Azle High School swim program qualified nine swimmers for regionals from the District 5-5A Meet at the Northwest ISD Natatorium in Justin Friday, Jan. 26. They will …
Education
Azle Junior High Wind Ensemble members.
Azle bands blast through UIL competition
AZLE, KELLER— The North Zone Region 30 University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert and Sight-Reading Contest was March 26-27 in Keller ISD. The Azle Junior High Symphonic Band competed …
Texas schools in turmoil, Azle ISD to stand steady
AZLE — Texas schools are facing a perfect storm of financial problems, but Azle ISD expects to weather through. “In theory, at least in the past, the whole budget concept was …
Business
Local Government
Photo Galleries
Lady Pines VS Lady Bullfrogs
On Tuesday, Jan 23, 2024, the Springtown Varsity Girls Basketball team won their  game against Lake Worth High School by a score of 58-52.
Porcupines VS Bulls
On Friday, Feb 2, 2024, the Springtown Varsity Boys Basketball team won their  game against Bridgeport High School by a score of 75-40.
Lady Hornets VS Lady Pirates
On Friday, Jan 19, 2024, the Azle Lady Hornets  basketball team  took on the Granbury Pirates, ultimately taking a loss of 31-49.
Columnist
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 Richardson 1945-2024
Charles Richardson 1945-2024 Charles Boyce Richardson passed away Sunday, March 31, 2024, in Azle. A memorial service will be Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist Church of …
James Gilley 1934-2024
James Gilley 1934-2024 James Aaron Gilley, age 89, passed from his earthly home to his eternal home Saturday, March 16, 2024, while surrounded by his family. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. …
Michael Lane 1946-2024
Michael Lane 1946-2024 Michael Eugene Lane, 77, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in Weatherford. He was born Nov. 12, 1946, in Fort Worth to Robert Ray and Dortha Ellen (Ford) Lane. …
Raymond Smith 1938-2024
Raymond Smith 1938-2024 Raymond William Smith, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2024, in Springtown, surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held Monday, March 18 at 1 p.m. in …
Nancy Holly 1940-2024
Nancy Holly 1940-2024 Nancy Jo (Bettis) Holly, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, departed this earthly life to heaven Wednesday, March 13, 2024. A graveside service was …
Around the web
How to turn your passion for pets into action
(BPT) - Are you passionate about pets? Whether you have a beloved animal of your own or simply appreciate all the joy pets bring to our lives, there are many ways you can turn that passion into …
Innovative apps help teachers communicate with families in their preferred language
Chalkbeat reports on apps that help non-English speaking families stay engaged with schools.
Arkansas State Parks and Monument Trails: Unveiling Awe-Inspiring Adventures in the Natural State
(BPT) - Arkansas stands ready to welcome summer adventurers with open arms. Offering a mosaic of natural wonders, captivating landscapes and unparalleled recreational opportunities, Arkansas State …
The 5 most exciting cars of 2024, according to Edmunds
Edmunds presents the five cars that consumers will be looking forward to drive in 2024.
Hybrid cars are popular among Democrats, Republicans, and Independents. But electric and gas-powered vehicles get mixed approval
Way.com surveyed 1,000 customers across the country see how electric vehicle popularity split among political parties.