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New rating could lower insurance rates

August 13, 2014
New rating could lower insurance rates

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle Fire Chief Will Scott told Rotarians Aug. 7 that a ruling by the state fire marshal’s office could lower residents’ insurance rates.… Read the rest

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Dress code, fundraising discussed by board

August 6, 2014
Dress code, fundraising discussed by board

Girls’ leggings, solicitations by kids AISD meeting topics

by Mark K. Campbell
The July 29 board meeting hit upon a couple of subjects that brought about some robust discussion among those in attendance.

Dress code
The word “leggings” set off a detailed examination of exactly what would be tolerated when the bell rings for this school year Aug. 25.… Read the rest

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City Council previews new budget before workshop

August 6, 2014
City Council previews new budget before workshop

By Natalie Gentry
Four days before the Azle City Council sat down to work through the details of the 2014-15 fiscal year city budget, they held a special public meeting to touch on some of the highlights.
“Each year we are faced with new challenges,” said City Manager Craig Lemin. “This year it was property values.… Read the rest

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Chemistry Road Show

August 6, 2014
Chemistry Road Show

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CTE on the rise

August 6, 2014
CTE on the rise

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

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Grass Fire Call

August 6, 2014
Grass Fire Call

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Gym dandy

July 30, 2014
Gym dandy

Construction begins on new high school facility

by Mark K. Campbell
The first cement was busted up July 29 on the Azle High School campus as construction began for a voter-approved competitive gym.… Read the rest

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Family makes quilt honoring son’s military service

July 30, 2014
Family makes quilt honoring son’s military service

A local couple recently finished an unusual but loving tribute to their son’s military service.… Read the rest

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Concert breaks event record

July 30, 2014
Concert breaks event record

Final Music in the Park band attracts 1,700

by Mark K. Campbell
Yeah, yeah, yeah it was hot, but the crowds started gathering early for the final concert of the 2014 Music in the Park series.… Read the rest

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West Shangri La Drive Grass Fire

July 30, 2014
West Shangri La Drive Grass Fire

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