Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of June 2-8:
A 19-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested June 2 in the 900 block of Boyd Road and charged with possession of a controlled substance as well as possession of marijuana. He posted $2,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail.
A 31-year-old Azle woman was arrested June 3 in the 700 block of Boyd Road and charged with theft $50-500.… Read the rest
Reprocessed ‘biosolids’ good for fertilizing, bad for noses
by Mark K. Campbell
Lynyrd Skynryd sang, “Ooooh, that smell/Can’t you smell that smell?”
Yes, they can – off Hutcheson Hill Road in Springtown, and for miles and around.
Precinct 1 Commissioner George Conley said that he began getting complaints about a foul odor that appeared to be emanating from somewhere down J.E. Woody Road and off Hutchinson Hill Road.
His investigation revealed “tons and tons” of what is not “a dead cow” as originally suspected but thousands of pounds of “sewer sludge,” Conley said.… Read the rest
by carla noah stutsman
The Azle High School auditorium was abuzz with excitement as various graduating seniors were presented with scholarships totaling more than $1.7 million Thursday morning, May 23.
Local scholarships – those awarded by businesses, organizations and individuals right here in the Azle area – totaled $96,750.
Military scholarships totaled $609,912, and outside scholarships – from an array of universities and colleges – totaled $1,016,070, bringing the total dollar amount for scholarships awarded to members of the Azle High School Class of 2013 to a whopping $1,722,732.… Read the rest
by mark k. campbell
A major source of safety and security for women and children of the area is closing its doors – at least temporarily.
Liberty Lighthouse Women & Children’s Shelter, located in Springtown, said in a news release dated May 28 that the facility will “temporarily suspend services.”
The Lighthouse ministry began in May of 2008 to aid homeless women and children and those in abusive relationships. Then, the group offered food and clothes as well as utility help and counseling services.… Read the rest