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Three from Springtown, 1 from Azle indicted

August 6, 2014
Three from Springtown, 1 from Azle indicted

by Natalie Gentry
A Parker County Grand Jury met in Weatherford Thursday, July 10 to consider evidence in criminal cases presented by the Parker County District Attorney’s Office.
The Grand Jury returned 24 indictments against 20 individuals.
Three of those individuals are Springtown residents, while one lives in Azle.
• Israel Favella Andrade Sr., 35, of Springtown, was indicted for burglary of a habitation with the intention of committing another felony, a first-degree felony, and indecency with a child – sexual contact, a second-degree felony.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

August 6, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of July 27-Aug 2.
• Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 57-year-old Springtown woman July 27 for Reno warrants for failure to appear in court and speeding. She posted $499 bond and was released from jail later that day.… Read the rest

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Victims say gimme ShelterBoxes

July 30, 2014
Victims say gimme ShelterBoxes

Rotary-based program travels globally to aid the ailing

by Mark K. Campbell
After a disaster, all kinds of help are needed.
Major incidents like hurricanes or war can completely destroy habitats.
Then there’s clean water, food, and children to consider.
To address the deadening reality of seemingly endless rebuilding after a disaster, ShelterBoxes were created.
Brian Glenn, an ambassador and response team member for the group, lives in Denton, and he gave detailed history of the ShelterBox.… Read the rest

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2 from Springtown, 1 from Azle indicted

July 30, 2014
2 from Springtown, 1 from Azle indicted

by Natalie Gentry
A Parker County Grand Jury met in Weatherford Thursday, July 10 to consider evidence in criminal cases presented by the Parker County District Attorney’s Office.
The Grand Jury returned 62 indictments against 54 individuals.
Two of those individuals are Springtown residents, while one lives in Azle.
• Donald Anthony Carlisle, 51, of Springtown was indicted for possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, less than one gram, a state jail felony.… Read the rest

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Sustainable landscape class coming August 16

July 30, 2014

A workshop, Creating and Maintaining a Healthy, Drought-Tolerant and Sustainable Landscape, is set for Weatherford Aug. 16 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Parker County Master Gardeners, in conjunction with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, will hold the $10 seminar at the Extension Office at 604 North Main Street.
Topics covered include: appropriate use of water, caring for soil, and selecting drought-tolerant plants.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

July 30, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of July 20-26.
• A 21-year-old Azle man was arrested July 20 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with driving with an invalid license with previous convictions and no insurance. He posted $750 bond and was released from jail July 21.… Read the rest

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Young Gun

July 23, 2014
Young Gun

Springtown mounted shooter Wadley featured on a reality TV show

by Natalie Gentry
Marcus Wadley has always pushed the limits, whether it’s been on horseback or on the drag strip.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

July 23, 2014

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of July 13-19.
Dale Ray Bolen, 51, of Springtown was arrested July 13 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with DWI, second offense. He posted $2,000 bond and was released from jail July 14.… Read the rest

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Marital martial arts

July 16, 2014
Marital martial arts

SHS grad, husband open self-defense school in Azle
By Natalie Gentry
Springtown native Karen Lingle Kovach and her husband Ryan realized a dream when they opened Genesis Jiu Jitsu martial arts school on Main Street in Azle.
“When we had our children we moved back to the area.” Kovach said. “I taught at Reno Elementary while I was pregnant with Dillinger.”… Read the rest

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Supermoon

July 16, 2014
Supermoon

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