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AISD board adopts budget, tax rate

August 20, 2014

by Carla Noah Stutsman
When the Board of Trustees for the Azle Independent School District requested a $20 million bond package last year to finance a new competition gym, career and technology education center, and sprinkler system for Azle High School, Board President Bill Lane asked residents for “a couple of pennies” on the tax rate.
But at its regular meeting Monday, Aug. 18, the board adopted the proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-2015 along with a tax rate that’s just one-and-a-quarter cent higher than the current rate.… Read the rest

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Rollover kills teen girl

August 20, 2014

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Saturday’s intense thunderstorm proved deadly when a 13-year-old Palmer girl was killed in a one-car rollover on Farmer Road south of Azle.
According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner, Cassidy Breana Fuller, 13, was pronounced deceased at the scene in the 2600 block of Farmer Road at 4:04 p.m. Aug. 16.
Fuller was a back-seat passenger in a 1994 Ford Explorer driven by Kristen Cherie Spencer, 27, of Willow Park, according to information received from Trooper Dub Gillum of the Texas Department of Public Safety.… Read the rest

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Water Main Break

August 20, 2014
Water Main Break

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NFL Speaker

August 13, 2014
NFL Speaker

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Woman jailed for embezzlement

August 13, 2014
Woman jailed for embezzlement

Julie Witt was paroled after wrecking 45-plus weddings through theft, deceit in 2007-2008Read the rest

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iFrenzy!

August 13, 2014

Students pick up iPads at AISD secondary school

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Azle ISD students in grades 7-12 are busy picking up or renewing their iPads this week.
Junior high students picked their iPads up Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 11 and 12. Freshman and sophomores should pick up or renew their iPads at Azle High School from 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13. Juniors and seniors should pick up or renew their iPads at AHS from 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.… Read the rest

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New rating could lower insurance rates

August 13, 2014
New rating could lower insurance rates

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle Fire Chief Will Scott told Rotarians Aug. 7 that a ruling by the state fire marshal’s office could lower residents’ insurance rates.… Read the rest

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Dress code, fundraising discussed by board

August 6, 2014
Dress code, fundraising discussed by board

Girls’ leggings, solicitations by kids AISD meeting topics

by Mark K. Campbell
The July 29 board meeting hit upon a couple of subjects that brought about some robust discussion among those in attendance.

Dress code
The word “leggings” set off a detailed examination of exactly what would be tolerated when the bell rings for this school year Aug. 25.… Read the rest

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City Council previews new budget before workshop

August 6, 2014
City Council previews new budget before workshop

By Natalie Gentry
Four days before the Azle City Council sat down to work through the details of the 2014-15 fiscal year city budget, they held a special public meeting to touch on some of the highlights.
“Each year we are faced with new challenges,” said City Manager Craig Lemin. “This year it was property values.… Read the rest

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Chemistry Road Show

August 6, 2014
Chemistry Road Show

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