Oct. 1 @AzlePD start date
Capitalizing on the success of its first social media venture – its own Facebook page – the Azle Police Department recently acquired its own Twitter account.
Detective Sgt. Kevin Rogers said the department plans to take the account live beginning on or before Oct. 1.
“But you can follow us now @AzlePD to be sure you don’t miss any information,” Rogers said.… Read the rest
The Azle Police Department has identified eight neighborhood host sites for National Night Out, slated for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Azle.
Azle residents are encouraged to pick a host site – there’s at least one in a neighborhood near yours – to visit, enjoy hot dogs and drinks provided by the Azle PD as well as other signature dishes provided by some outstanding volunteer cooks, meet neighbors and police officers, and learn about crime trends in your neighborhood.… Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
The Reno City Council approved the proposed operating budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year at the Sept. regular city Council meeting.
According to City Secretary Becky Young, the new budget represents hours of research and analysis by the staff to assess community and fiscal needs.
She said the goal is to create a cohesive plan which serves the needs of the citizens and the goals of the council in such a way as to enhance health and safety of the public at large and to enhance the quality of life in the City of Reno.… Read the rest
With Azle’s Homecoming game set for Friday, Oct. 17 at Hornet Field against Chisholm Trail High School, plans are underway for the annual Homecoming Parade. Always a community favorite, the parade will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13.
A mandatory meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the AHS auditorium. Each group or organization participating in the parade must have an adult representative at this meeting.… Read the rest
Boys in grades 6 and higher can sign up to participate in one of three Boy Scout troops in the Azle area.
Troop 175 meets Monday nights at 7 p.m. at 124 South Stewart Street. Contact Pat Washington at 817-939-4823.
Troop 147 meets Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street in the Scout Hut. Contact Charlie Martin at 817-239-0050.… Read the rest
National Night Out will be observed at Lakeside City Hall, located at 9830 Confederate Park Road, from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Lakeside Chief of Police Lee Pitt said, residents of the town as well as surrounding neighborhoods, such as Turtle Creek, Silver Ridge, Ella Young, and La Cantera, are encouraged to come out that evening, enjoy a free meal of hot dogs with all the fixins’ and a soft drink while meeting their neighbors and area police officers.… Read the rest
Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the two-week period of Sept. 7-20:
• Brandon Gene Meadors, 41, of Springtown, was arrested Sept. 16 in the 1100 block of Northwest Parkway and charged with forgery (possession of counterfeit bills), a state jail felony. He was transferred to the Parker County jail with bond set at $5,000.
• Gaytha Chere Bourland, 37, of Lakeside, was arrested Sept. 18 in the 400 block of Northwest Parkway and charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram.… Read the rest