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Azle grad studies in Rome

March 4, 2015

Azle’s Rebekah Hernandez, a University of Dallas student, spent the 2014 fall semester studying abroad at the University of Dallas’ 12-acre Eugene Constantin Campus just outside Rome, Italy.
Since 1970, University of Dallas students have had the opportunity – usually in their sophomore years – to spend a semester in the Eternal City studying, traveling, and experiencing the art, architecture, literature, philosophy, and deeds that form the basis of Western civilization.… Read the rest

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Popcorn Players Rehearsing

March 4, 2015
Popcorn Players Rehearsing

The Azle Arts Association’s Popcorn Players are rehearsing for their next production, Opal’s Husband. The play arrives March 20-22 and 27-29 with Carol Braden, Rozanne Gann, Rita Davis, Ron Counts, and Jerry Hall starring. Visit azlearts.org or call 817-238-7529 for ticket info.

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Parker County Arrests

March 4, 2015

The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of Feb. 20-26.
• Mathew Daniel Read, 24, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 20 by Weatherford police for a Blue Mound warrant for aggravated assault, a second-degree felony.
• David Brian Coursey, 49, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 20 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a warrant for aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.… Read the rest

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Senior Spotlight

March 4, 2015

by Sue Turnipseed
The B.J. Clark Community Center where the Azle Senior Center meets was closed for icy conditions on Monday and Tuesday, February 23-24.
Seniors should remember that if Fort Worth ISD schools are closed for bad weather, the Center will be closed.
The roads are worse out in this area than in Fort Worth so keep safety first and use good judgment to be safe.… Read the rest

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AHS Auto Tech wins big in district

March 4, 2015
AHS Auto Tech wins big in district

Team, individuals prepare for state

Robert Herring, advisor for the Automotive Technology program at Azle High School, says his students “blew a gasket” at the District 4 SkillsUSA Leadership contest held at the Texas State Technical College campus in Waco Feb. 20-21.
The AHS Auto Tech SkillsUSA team won big at the contest, bringing home superior-rated blue ribbons, four Best of Show awards, and silver and gold medals.… Read the rest

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Eagle Heights Idol

March 4, 2015
Eagle Heights Idol

Azle’s Trevor Douglas continues his quest to be the next American Idol at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5 on Fox. Here, Douglas, right, is pictured when he and classmates Garrison Wilde, left, and Sam Woodard, center, when the trio took second place in the Eagle Heights Elementary Idol contest with their Blues Brothers routine about seven years ago. Photo courtesy Tisha Woodard

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Movie in the Park slated April 11

March 4, 2015
Movie in the Park slated April 11

1939 Wizard of Oz classic to be featured

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Follow the yellow brick road!
I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
There’s no place like home.
If you’ve been struck with Oz Fever, Azle’s Special Events Advisory Board has some good news.
The board, which has successfully presented the Music in the Park Summer Concert Series for the past four years, has announced its second Movie in the Park event.… Read the rest

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Fowler lauded by Humane Society

March 4, 2015
Fowler lauded by Humane Society

In the midst of a late season snow storm, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler was presented the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Award for his continuing efforts to pursue animal cruelty cases by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
The HSUS presented the award to Fowler Friday, Feb. 27.
The HSUS cited Fowler’s ongoing efforts in animal abuse cases, including a 2010 cockfighting ring which was disbanded, resulting in the seizure of 118 birds and nearly 200 arrests.… Read the rest

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Azle PD Chief

March 4, 2015
Azle PD Chief

New Azle Police Chief Rick Pippins spoke to the crowd at the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 3. From Odessa, Pippins said he was pleased with the reception he has received from the police force and the community. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Pay fines by March 7…or else

March 4, 2015

Azle PD part of Great Texas Warrant Roundup

If a warrant has been issued for your arrest – or if you have delinquent traffic, misdemeanor or parking citations – well, that’s bad.
But if they were issued by the Azle Police Department – well, that’s good.
It’s good because the Azle PD is one of 314 law enforcement agencies and courts across the state participating in the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup slated for Saturday, March 7.… Read the rest

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