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No Fun Zone

No Fun Zone

If you’ve been in Central Park since the big spring rains – maybe for Music in the Park or just for fun – you’ve noticed the playground is sealed off. The big storm that flooded the park swept away the “engineered wood fiber” from the playground. The city said the demand for the fiber is so great that new fill for the area cannot be obtained until mid-August.                                       Photo by Carla Noah StutsmanRead the rest

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Woman charged with child sexual assault

Woman charged with child sexual assault

Ashley Adams Whited

 

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A 33-year-old Azle woman has been arrested and charged with the sexual assault of a child.
Ashley Adams Whited was arrested July 9 on an Azle Police Department warrant after an investigation found evidence of the sexual assault.
According to Azle PD detective Sgt. Kevin Rogers, Whited was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy that apparently began in November 2014 and continued until the situation was reported to police in June.
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Arrest solves 6 Azle burglaries

Arrest solves 6 Azle burglaries

Aaron Matthew Sams

 

 

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Azle police have solved at least six burglaries with the arrest of one man.
Aaron Matthew Sams, 21, of Azle, was initially arrested July 5 in the 600 block of Southeast Parkway and charged with public intoxication.
He received a citation and was released from the Azle jail the morning of July 6.
Azle PD detective Sgt. Kevin Rogers said Azle patrol officers arrested Sams again before noon – mere hours after he was released from jail – after observing him in the act of committing a burglary in the 1300 block of Southeast Parkway.… Read the rest

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AISD hires new MGP director

AISD hires new MGP director

Dimas Delgado is Azle High School’s new band director. He’s pictured here with his wife, Traci, and their 11-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son.

 

 

Delgado crossing the lake from Boswell HS

 

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The recent departure of three directors of Azle High School’s Marching Green Pride generated a flurry of applicants from far and wide, and Azle Independent School District officials said they felt sure they’d find “the right people to fill the positions.”
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Sports

UIL rule changes for 2015-16 affect many sports

UIL rule changes for 2015-16 affect many sports

UIL rules differ in how high a placekicking tee may be; for Texas high school football, the maximum is two inches.                             Photo by Mark K. Campbell

 

by Mark K. Campbell
Every school year, the University Interscholastic League changes/alters a variety of rules and regulations that affect Texas public and private sports.
While the majority of the changes are football related, other sports will also see some.
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Two sports camps remain

Two sports camps remain

Students from Azle’s Azle Martial Arts & Karate for Kids competed at the World Championships July 10-11. Vying were: (front, l-r) Tyler Lavely, Isaiah Serrano, Abby Kenedy (2nd in combat sparring, 3rd traditional weapons, 3rd creative weapons), Wendell McCuller (2nd combat sparring, 3rd point sparring); (back) Mikayla Bradley (2nd point sparring), instructor Tori Coleman (1st point sparring, 2nd combat sparring, 2nd traditional weapons). Not pictured: Owner Don May (2nd traditional weapons and 3rd traditional forms).
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Volleyball Camp 2015

Volleyball Camp 2015

An Azle High School gym was filled with youngsters learning the basics of volleyball in a camp taught by AISD coaches July 20-23.                               Photos by Mark K. CampbellRead the rest

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Movie Man

Ant-Man tunnels its way into Marvel pantheon

Ant-Man tunnels its way into Marvel pantheon



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