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MGP: Workin’ It

August 27, 2014
MGP: Workin’ It

Band director Shawn Murphy vigorously leads the Marching Green Pride, in previews and at “Meet the Hornets.”
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Ice Bucket Challenge

August 27, 2014
Ice Bucket Challenge

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Finding the Heart of Azle

August 27, 2014
Finding the Heart of Azle

by Mark K. Campbell
Maybe you’ve seen the banners hung around Azle school facilities.
The “Heart of Azle” motto concept came from Superintendent Dr. Ray Lea with the intent of focusing on customer service.
Lea had been to other districts’ meetings and witnessed the emphasis on improving customer service.… Read the rest

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‘Meet the Hornets’ draws crowd

August 27, 2014
‘Meet the Hornets’ draws crowd

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The first-ever “Meet the Hornets” night at the Azle High School gym Thursday, Aug. 21 proved to be a big success.
Families, friends and even teachers gathered to get a first-hand look at the 2014-2015 Hornets.
From football teams to Emerald Dazzlers and cross country runners and volleyball teams to trumpet players and Rowdies, the crowd was introduced to the various teams, groups, and individuals that will lead the charge during the school year.… Read the rest

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Sportsmen’s Rally first of its kind in Pelican Bay

August 27, 2014
Sportsmen’s Rally first of its kind in Pelican Bay

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The biggest event in the history of Pelican Bay is planned and ready, according to Glyn Murphy, pastor of Lighthouse Harbor Church.
And it’s for men only.
The Pelican Bay Sportsmen’s Rally will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Lighthouse Harbor Church, 1960 Long Circle in Pelican Bay.
The event will include live music, men’s contests, prizes and a fish fry – a professional fishing guide will even be on hand.… Read the rest

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Genesis Jiu Jitsu Ribbon Cutting

August 27, 2014
Genesis Jiu Jitsu Ribbon Cutting

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Senior Spotlight

August 27, 2014

by Sue Turnipseed
The city of Azle provides a place for people over 60 years of age to meet, eat and connect with others of like age in the B.J. Clark Community Center Monday through Friday.
The Azle Senior Center opens at 9 a.m. and a balanced lunch is served at noon for a donation of $2 or more. All who plan to eat should call 817-444-0070 the day before by 11:30 a.m. and get your name on the list so a lunch may be ordered for you.… Read the rest

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New Officer

August 27, 2014
New Officer

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Azle Police Blotter

August 27, 2014
Azle Police Blotter

Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of Aug. 17-23:
• Jason Smith, 30, of Springtown, was arrested Aug. 17 in the 1100 block of Northwest Parkway and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) with an open alcohol container. The charge is a class B misdemeanor. Smith posted $4,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail.… Read the rest

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Longtime local pastor dies

August 20, 2014
Longtime local pastor dies

‘Encourager’ Conway a fixture around Springtown

by Mark K. Campbell
If you were in Springtown very long at all, you ran into Johnnie Conway.
Sadly, that won’t happen anymore.
The pastor of Hilltop Family Church, Conway died on the morning of Aug. 19.… Read the rest

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