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West named Azle interim police chief

June 11, 2014
West named Azle interim police chief

by Carla Noah Stutsman
He is the ranking lieutenant within the Azle Police Department, and only one officer – Sgt. Bob Spohn – has served the citizens of Azle longer than Lt. Darrell West.
Wednesday, June 4, he was named Interim Police Chief by City Manager Craig Lemin; West replaces Randy Reed who retired abruptly May 30.… Read the rest

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The Stoneleighs

June 11, 2014
The Stoneleighs

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Azle Graduation 2014

June 4, 2014
Azle Graduation 2014

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PC woman arrested for shooting caged dog

June 4, 2014
PC woman arrested for shooting caged dog

BY NATALIE GENTRY
Parker County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a local woman June 1 in connection to an animal cruelty case.
Tammy Green Douglas, 44, of Parker County was arrested early Sunday morning, June 1, after a tip led investigators to her residence.

A gruesome discovery
The search for a suspect began early Wednesday, May 28, when a Springtown ISD bus driver called the Sheriff’s Communications Center after discovering a caged dog and puppies while on the morning route.… Read the rest

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Azle woman set on fire, boyfriend charged

June 4, 2014
Azle woman set on fire, boyfriend charged

Victim is in critical condition

by Carla Noah Stutsman
An Azle woman is being treated in a Dallas hospital for life-threatening burns covering 30 percent of her body after her boyfriend allegedly set her on fire Sunday, June 1.
The woman, identified as Leticia Gomez, 37, of Azle, is believed to be in critical condition with first and second degree burns on her legs, back, abdomen, forearms, buttocks and genital area, according to a press release issued by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.… Read the rest

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Earthquake meeting at AHS June 18

June 4, 2014

Rep. King, Reno Mayor Stokes on panel

KERA and StateImpact Texas, “a reporting project of NPR” radio stations, will host a free public event to explore the issues surrounding a series of 30-plus earthquakes that occurred in and around Azle and Reno from November 2013 through January 2014.
This public forum is slated for 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, in the Azle High School auditorium, 1200 Boyd Road.… Read the rest

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Future Hornet

June 4, 2014
Future Hornet

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‘One bite at a time’

June 4, 2014

City pays off another chunk of golf course debt

by Carla Noah Stutsman
During the regular meeting of the Azle city council held Tuesday, May 20, Mayor Alan Brundrett asked a pointed question and then answered it himself.
“How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.”
He was referring to the city’s debt (the elephant) for Cross Timbers Golf Course and its successful efforts to reduce both the debt and the time it takes to pay off that debt.… Read the rest

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Reed retires as chief of police

May 28, 2014
Reed retires as chief of police

Replacement yet to be determined

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle will soon need a new police chief.
Chief Randy Reed, who took the Azle post after serving for years on the Arlington police force, turned in his retirement letter to Azle City Manager Craig Lemin last week.… Read the rest

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Man, riding with fellow bikers, killed on Hwy. 199

May 28, 2014
Man, riding with fellow bikers, killed on Hwy. 199

by Carla Noah Stutsman
One man was killed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, May 21, in an accident involving a motorcycle in the 1600 block of Northwest Parkway (also considered SH 199) in front of Allsup’s Convenience Store.… Read the rest

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