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Student ‘threat’ causes turmoil

April 1, 2015

AHS boy placed in ‘2nd chance’ program

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle Police Department has concluded its investigation into an incident that occurred Wednesday, March 26 at Azle High School in which a threat was perceived.
A student at the school was suspended pending the outcome of the criminal investigation.
The student allegedly made a statement during the lunch period which at least one student interpreted as a threat.… Read the rest

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Azle ISD stunned by $2.4 million boost

April 1, 2015

Complex county deal injects district with a huge cash influx

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Several entities stand to gain financially from an economic development agreement in Parker County, but none more than the Azle Independent School District.
Although initial projections indicated the AISD could receive upwards of $2 million in each year of the five-year agreement, Texas’ school finance system may prevent the district from keeping much of that projected windfall.… Read the rest

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High Flying Hornet

April 1, 2015
High Flying Hornet

JV high jumper Jamie Stevens clears 5 feet, 10 inches at the Rough Rider Relays in Saginaw March 27. He finished second.
by Mark K. Campbell

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Paint it black…

April 1, 2015
Paint it black…

Auto dealer gets satisfaction when wild horses couldn’t stop authorities from recovering
repainted pilfered pickup; it’s all over now

You can’t always get what you want.
Neal Brister has operated Brister Motor Company, located in front of Azle Western Wear and across the parking lot from Dairy Queen, for as long as most people remember.
Friends and customers alike know him as an honest, trustworthy – and trusting – man.… Read the rest

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Let’s vote

March 25, 2015

Lawsuit settlement begets election

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Azle voters will go to the polls in the May 9 General Election to decide whether Laurel Mosier or Alan Brundrett will serve as mayor of the city for the next two years.
A lawsuit filed by Mosier against the city of Azle and its City Secretary Norma Zenk resulted in a March 16 compromise and settlement which was reduced to an Agreed Judgment and Final Order.… Read the rest

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World Class

March 25, 2015
World Class

The AHS Junior Varsity Winterguard brought home the bronze medal when it competed at the North Texas Colorguard Association’s Championships in San Marcos March 21.
Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Winterguard, Indoor Drumline add to already record-breaking year at AHS

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The 2014-15 school year has already proven to be one of the greatest at Azle High School in terms of accomplishments.… Read the rest

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Garden of Hope taking applications for spring

March 25, 2015
Garden of Hope taking applications for spring

The Garden of Hope, located at Hope Lutheran Church at 4795 East Highway 199, offers gardeners several options to try their hands at gardening. Applications are being accepted for the 2015 season. Photo by Natalie Gentry

BY NATALIE GENTRY
The Garden of Hope community garden is accepting gardener registration for the 2015 growing season.
In addition to the 4×8-foot raised beds offered last year, 10×15 garden plots are a new option for gardeners.… Read the rest

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Is hope on the horizon for the lake?

March 18, 2015
Is hope on the horizon for the lake?

 

Completed repairs, El Niño  could raise Eagle Mountain

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Prayers for precipitation continue around Eagle Mountain Lake – along with rain dances, predictions of both continued drought and soon-to-arrive floods, and the ever-popular blame game.
Some say the city of Fort Worth is to blame while others fault Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) or Ross Perot.
A post on a popular local Facebook page pointed out that Cedar Creek Lake is currently at pool elevation – which means it’s full.… Read the rest

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Crash victim died of natural causes

March 18, 2015
Crash victim died of natural causes

Ricky Charles Hales, 58, of Azle died after crashing a pickup into a tree just off FM 730 South Thursday, March 12. His death was caused by coronary artery disease, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Medical examiner says heart issue preceded accident

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
An Azle man who appeared to have been killed Thursday morning, March 12 when the pickup he was driving struck a tree actually died of natural causes, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.… Read the rest

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Offering comfort

March 18, 2015
Offering comfort

Azle firefighter Jon Reed comforts a young seven-year-old accident victim with a stuffed bear and some gentle talk. The car driven by his mother, Amy Adrion, 31, of Weatherford, was knocked into oncoming traffic on FM 730 March 12. Two people, including Adrion, were transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.
Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman

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