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Parker County Arrests

August 20, 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 Aug 10-16.
• Reno police arrested a 45-year-old Springtown man Aug. 11 for Reno warrants for expired license plate, inspired motor vehicle inspection, and speeding. He paid $808 in fines and was released from jail Aug 15.… Read the rest

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August 20, 2014
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“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
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WC proposes flat tax rate

August 13, 2014

The Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved a proposal to maintain the current ad valorem tax rate of 11.464 cents per $100 valuation for the 2014-15 fiscal year during its board meeting Monday, Aug. 11.
The rate includes 10.741 cents for maintenance and operation expenses and 0.723 cents for debt services.
While this is the same tax rate from the current year, due to increases in property appraisal values, the college expects to bring in about $400,000 more in tax revenue in the coming fiscal year as compared to 2013-14.… Read the rest

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Parker County Arrests

August 13, 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 Aug. 3-9.
• Christie Leanne Batey, 28, of Azle was arrested Aug. 3 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a Wise County warrant for DWI. She was released to Wise County authorities Aug. 4.… Read the rest

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End of Summer

August 13, 2014
End of Summer

Whether cooling off at Springtown’s SplashPad, playing at Central Park in Azle, grabbing a snow cone, or squeezing in a round of disc golf at Springtown’s City Park, children and adults alike were out enjoying every last moment of the waning summer before school begins in a couple of weeks.  Photos by Natalie Gentry… Read the rest

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Drought still a hot topic

August 6, 2014
Drought still a hot topic

Some EML residents mowing where water once stood while hopes for rain from El Nino might fizzle out

by Mark K. Campbell
How ‘bout that drought?
Of course, North Texas – even some other portions of our state – isn’t the only place in these United States where water is scarce.… Read the rest

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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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