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Wigged man with gun robs Subway

July 16, 2014

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Azle police have few leads in the armed robbery of the Subway store located at 913 Boyd Road early on the morning of Friday, July 11.
According to police, an employee at the store heard the door chime around 7 a.m.
When she turned toward the door, she said she saw a man pointing a gun at her.
The man was described as white and about 5-feet, 11-inches tall with a medium build.… Read the rest

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TRWD busy with several projects

July 16, 2014

New reservoirs on tap, EML levels a concern

by Mark K. Campbell
Tarrant Regional Water District Planning Director Wayne Owen has been doing plenty of planning.
And some of it is long range.
Speaking to the Azle Rotary Club July 10, Owen covered several near-future and distant topics.

TRWD history
The organization was created in 1924 and within eight years had built two lakes – Lake Bridgeport and Eagle Mountain Lake (EML) – in 1929 and 1932.… Read the rest

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Woman charged with shooting husband

July 16, 2014
Woman charged with shooting husband

by Carla Noah Stutsman
An Azle man is recovering from two gunshot wounds and his wife has been charged with shooting him after a disagreement between the two ended in gunfire.
The shooting took place Tuesday, July 8, as The Azle News was going to press. As reported in the July 9 paper, the incident occurred in the 1100 block of Pine Ridge Drive about 12:35 p.m.… Read the rest

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Boy recovering from accidental gunshot

July 9, 2014

13-year-old in good spirits

By Natalie Gentry
A 13-year-old Springtown boy has spent the last few days at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth recovering from a gunshot wound he received July 1.
Carl Davis was at his friend’s home near Briar in Wise County at County Road 4764 Tuesday afternoon when he and his friends spotted a snake.
Tammy Davis, Carl’s mother, said the snake had bitten a friend’s dog, so Carl and one of his friends went inside to retrieve a gun to shoot the reptile.… Read the rest

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Shooting may be domestic dispute

July 9, 2014

Azle woman held; charges pending

by Carla Noah Stutsman
A shooting in the 1100 block of Pine Ridge Drive in Azle’s Lake Ridge Addition Tuesday, July 8, left a 52-year-old Azle man in a Fort Worth hospital and a 51-year-old woman in custody pending an investigation.
A 9-1-1 call came into the Azle Police Communications Center at 12:33 p.m.
Both police and first responders were dispatched to the scene.… Read the rest

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Heflin releases poetry book

July 9, 2014
Heflin releases poetry book

by Carla Noah Stutsman
After logging enough years on this earth to have several great-grandchildren, a beloved Azle woman has released her first book.
Love & Laughter – Poems, Analogies & Other Things Volume 1 by Ola Fay Denman Heflin – known by most simply as “Olie” – was released a few weeks ago and is now available for purchase.… Read the rest

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Follow The Flag draws record crowd

July 9, 2014
Follow The Flag draws record crowd

 by Carla Noah Stutsman
Azle’s Fire Marshal Kenny Wilson wasn’t prepared to give an estimate of the number of people who attended Follow The Flag in Central Park on July 4, but called it “quite a crowd.”… Read the rest

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Former police chief retired after grievance filed

July 2, 2014
Former police chief retired after grievance filed

Incident during training session inflamed ‘hostile environment’

by Mark K. Campbell
An outburst of profanity during a training session led Azle Police Department personnel to file a formal complaint against now-retired chief Randy Reed.
According to records obtained by the News via the Texas Open Records Act, in early April 2014, several APD officers and at least two civilian employees, plus Reed, attended a class on the use of a new software system, Criminal Research, Information Management & Evaluation System or “CRIMES.”… Read the rest

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Scholarships for AHS graduates top $3 million

July 2, 2014

When an assembly at Azle High School May 22 was finished, graduating AHS seniors had been awarded $3,021,774 in scholarships.
Of that number, local scholarships accounted for $121,714, while outside scholarships – generally awarded by colleges and universities – tallied $872,240.
But the U.S. military contributed the lion’s share of scholarships, awarding $2,027,820 to graduating seniors in the AHS Class of 2014.

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Music in the Park

July 2, 2014
Music in the Park

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