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Nebraska accident claims AHS senior

March 19, 2014
Nebraska accident claims AHS senior

Dovel wanted to graduate with Azle classmates

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Azle High School students are mourning the loss of one of their own following a tragic accident in Nebraska Tuesday, March 11.… Read the rest

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AHS Winterguard promotes to National A division

March 19, 2014
AHS Winterguard promotes to National A division

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The Azle High School Winterguard – both varsity and junior varsity (JV) – is having a stellar competition season.
In fact, the varsity Guard has been promoted from the North Texas Colorguard Association’s Scholastic A division into its National A division.
Promotion is based upon scores and skill level, and means the Azle Winterguard has progressed through three class divisions into the second highest it can reach.… Read the rest

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Theft Suspect

March 19, 2014
Theft Suspect

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Foam for the Flames

March 12, 2014
Foam for the Flames

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Indoor Drumline scores big win

March 12, 2014
Indoor Drumline scores big win

1st at Houston regional competition

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Members of Azle High School’s Indoor Drumline – and their director, Richard Kearns – are spending Spring Break in an unusual location.
It’s called Cloud Nine.
The merry band of percussionists returned just before sunrise Sunday from a huge win at the Winter Guard International (WGI) Regional Competition in Houston Saturday, March 8.… Read the rest

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‘Bay police bust meth lab, recover stolen property

March 12, 2014
‘Bay police bust meth lab, recover stolen property

by Carla Noah Stutsman
After a brief struggle, two men were arrested at a home in the 1400 block of Cardinal Terrace in Pelican Bay when a search warrant was executed by PB police officers late Saturday night March 8.
According to a press release issued by Chief Jason Farris, officers found a fully operational methamphetamine lab inside the home. The lab was actually in the process of producing the drug when officers entered, Farris said.… Read the rest

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Circus attracts thousands

March 12, 2014
Circus attracts thousands

Big Top stands tall at city’s center

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The flags above the Big Top caught the attention of almost 3,000 people Monday, marking the greatest attendance of the Carson & Barnes Circus in Azle’s history.… Read the rest

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Thou shalt not steal?

March 5, 2014

Break-ins plaguing local church

By Natalie Gentry
Solid Rock Bible Church on South Reno Road has experienced two burglaries in the past three months.
The first incident happened in November when the thieves kicked in the door to the pastor’s office and took all of the church’s computers.
The most recent burglary occurred on Feb. 20, and this time the thieves did much more damage… Read the rest

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APD detective says burglaries are up

March 5, 2014

Protect yourself and neighbors from thieves

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Burglaries are up.
Not just in Azle, but in a broader area that includes Azle, Springtown, Boyd, and unincorporated areas in Tarrant, Parker and Wise counties.
Azle Police Detective Sgt. Kevin Rogers says he’s up to his ears in burglary reports of homes, apartments, buildings, and vehicles.
For Rogers, the dilemma is often with those who make it easier for the criminals.… Read the rest

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Local elections take shape

March 5, 2014

Azle, Lakeside cancel elections, saving taxpayers thousands

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The deadline to file an application for a place on the ballot for the General Election slated for May 10 has come and gone, and there were some last minute filers.
The city of Azle will save almost $10,000 by canceling its election this year, since there are no contested races in town.… Read the rest

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