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Music in the Park lineup announced

May 21, 2014
Music in the Park lineup announced

Stones, Beatles tribute bands are bookends

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Summer is almost here, and that means one thing in Azle.
Music in the Park!
The City of Azle-sponsored summer concert series has increased in popularity and attendance each of the four years it’s been presented, and this summer’s lineup promises to bring throngs of people out to enjoy music under the stars, as well.… Read the rest

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Board hears competition gym construction update

May 21, 2014
Board hears competition gym construction update

Youth summer food program also detailed

by Mark K. Campbell
The May 19 Azle Independent School District monthly board meeting was filled with recognitions and updates.

AHS construction
Trustees heard that, while avenues are still being sought to cut costs even more on the new competition gym, the budget remains “in very good shape.”
Bids are scheduled to go out May 21 and be returned by June 25.… Read the rest

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Earthquakes:

May 14, 2014

Lots of talk, little movement

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Four months after the last “felt” earthquake occurred in the Azle/Reno area, elected officials and seismic researchers alike headed to Austin in another attempt to shake things up.
The Texas House Energy Resources Subcommittee on Seismic Activity heard testimony May 12 from Azle Mayor Alan Brundrett, Reno Mayor Lynda Stokes, and SMU researchers Dr. Brian Stump and Dr. Heather Deshon.… Read the rest

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Incumbents prevail in AISD, Reno elections

May 14, 2014

Pelican Bay seat left unfilled…again

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Although the cities of Azle, Lakeside, and Sanctuary canceled general elections this year since there were no contested races, voters took to the polls Saturday, May 10, to decide several other contests.

Azle ISD
In the race for Place 2 on the Azle Independent School District Board of Trustees, incumbent Clay Doyle handily defeated challenger Damon Bethurum by a vote of 257 to 73.… Read the rest

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Top 10:

May 14, 2014
Top 10:

AHS seniors honor teachers amid light show

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Each year, the best of the best among graduating seniors at Azle High School are presented with an opportunity to honor their favorite teacher.… Read the rest

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Azle man charged felony injury to child

May 7, 2014
Azle man charged felony injury to child

by Natalie Gentry
Randall Jamal Sloan, 25, of Azle was arrested on May 2 and charged with first-degree felony injury to a child with intent to cause serious bodily injury or mental anguish after he allegedly broke the leg of a 4-year-old girl while she was in his care.
According to investigator Josh Pitman with the Parker County Sheriff’s Office, Sloan was watching his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter and the couple’s younger children at their home in the 100 block of Jody Lane when the incident occurred.… Read the rest

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Vote! Polls open Saturday

May 7, 2014

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, as voters decide who will represent them in one seat on the Board of Trustees for the Azle Independent School District (AISD), three seats on the Pelican Bay City Council, and three places on the Reno City Council.
The city of Azle as well as the towns of Lakeside and Sanctuary canceled their general elections since no candidate faced an opponent in those cities.… Read the rest

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It’s a Double

May 7, 2014
It’s a Double

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Azle takes Day of Prayer to new level

May 7, 2014
Azle takes Day of Prayer to new level

About 150 people gathered at 404 W. Main Street Thursday, May 1, to observe the National Day of Prayer, sponsored by the Azle Ministerial Alliance.
Those in attendance were treated to a free Chick-fil-A boxed lunch and specially decorated cakes.
Following welcoming remarks by Kim Ware, who chaired this year’s event, emcee for the day Pastor Tim Stevens of the Azle First Assembly of God Church delivered the invocation.… Read the rest

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Azle couple leaves child in car at bar

April 30, 2014
Azle couple leaves child in car at bar

 

By Natalie Gentry
An Azle couple was arrested outside a bar in Reno on Friday, April 18 for leaving their 12-year-old son in the car while they were inside.
According to Parker County Jail records, both Brandon Matthew Murphy, 35, and Tracy Jane Murphy, 33, of Azle, were arrested on charges of abandoning or endangering a child and public intoxication.… Read the rest

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