Voter-approved Career and Technical Education Building going up at AHS
by Mark K. Campbell
Already the scenery at Azle High School is different.
With a chain-link fence running along Boyd Road and several trees removed, passersby can get an idea just how large – and view altering – the new Career and Technical Education (CTE) Building is going to be.… Read the rest
A local couple recently finished an unusual but loving tribute to their son’s military service.… Read the rest
The Azle Independent School District (AISD) continues to exceed state passing percentages in the majority of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and End of Course (EOC) tests included in the state accountability system.
Here’s how specific students who attend public schools in Texas are tested:
• grades 3-8: math and science
• grades 4 and 7: writing
• grades 5 and 8: science… Read the rest
Proceeds help family with expenses
by Carla Noah Stutsman
Dammion Heard’s family doesn’t believe for one second the 20-year-old wrestling standout took his own life.
Now, proceeds from an 80-mile B-Heard Benefit Ride as well as a private, fundraising meal will help them continue to pay for a private investigation into Dammion’s mysterious death.
The ride is slated for Sunday, July 27, with signups beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Gary’s Paint and Body, LLC, 1341 East Highway 199 in Springtown.… Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
Gregory J. Long, an alleged con artist wanted by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office for the charge theft of property $1,500 but less than $20,000, was taken into custody July 10.
Quapaw Tribal marshals apprehended Long and two other previously unidentified associates at a casino in Ottawa County, Oklahoma after being alerted by the United States Marshal’s Service who was working in conjunction with the Parker County Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST).… Read the rest