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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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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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