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Azle PD Promotion

June 14, 2017
Azle PD Promotion

Chance Kidd (center) was ceremonially promoted to the rank of sergeant with the Azle Police Department June 6, during the regular meeting of the Azle city council. Kidd was previously a corporal for the department, and was officially promoted on May 28. Kidd is pictured with Azle Police Chief Rick Pippins (left) and his father, Mark Kidd, who pinned on his sergeant’s badge.
Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Texas A&M Honor

June 14, 2017
Texas A&M Honor

Haley Davidson of Azle has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the spring 2017 semester at Texas A&M University. Davidson, a 2015 graduate of Azle High School, is majoring in Child Professional Services.She is the daughter of Michael and DeAndra Davidson of Azle.

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Low-cost pet vaccination clinic due Saturday, June 10

June 8, 2017
Low-cost pet vaccination clinic due Saturday, June 10

Canine influenza vaccine available due to recent outbreak

The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP), in cooperation with the Azle Animal Shelter and Azle Animal Shelter Humane Association (AASHA), will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 a.m.-12 noon Saturday, June 10, at the old Azle Library building located at 613 Southeast Parkway in Azle.
TCAP offers a vaccine that protects against both the H3N2 and H3N8 strands of canine influenza virus (CIV) for $20, in addition to other vaccines, treatments, and services.
In early June, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) diagnosed positive cases of CIV in two dogs within the state of Texas.… Read the rest

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Top educators honored

June 7, 2017
Top educators honored

Azle ISD honored its teachers of the year Monday, June 5. A teacher from each campus was chosen for the award, and an award was given to the district-wide secondary and elementary teachers of the year. The winners were (front, l-r) Kira Collins, Emiley Myslicki, Becky Morbach, Kayleigh Wasser, and Kim Vaughan; (back) Amber Freeman, Jaclyn Christian, Kenneth Cooke, Jaime Bybee, and Kimberly Wrick (not pictured).

21 from AISD with 420 years of service retiring from district

BY CHRISTINA DERR
At a ceremony held in the Azle High School auditorium Monday, June 5, the district named its teachers of the year, honored others for their years of service, and acknowledged those educators who are retiring.… Read the rest

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Group honors AISD teacher

June 7, 2017
Group honors AISD teacher

Becky Morbach

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle Masonic Lodge #601 has named Becky Morbach of Eagle Heights Elementary its Teacher of the Month for June.
Morbach has taught second through fifth grades during her 15-year career. Her experience has been self-contained, subject oriented, English as a Second Language, and Gifted and Talented.
“Becky’s innovative teaching style has created a classroom that promotes differentiation. Students work on lessons in many ways including whole group, small group, and independent settings,” a recommendation from the school said.
“These various learning and instructional situations allow students to focus on their areas of personal interest.… Read the rest

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Scenes from a Graduation

June 7, 2017
Scenes from a Graduation

The Class of 2017 was celebrated at Azle High School’s June 5 graduation ceremony at Fort Worth’s Convention Center.       Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Police Blotter

June 7, 2017

Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of May 28-June 3:
• Manuel Alvarado, 65, of Springtown, was arrested May 28 in the 300 block of West Hwy. 199 and charged with driving while intoxicated, third or more. Bond was set in the amount of $10,000 and Alvarado was released to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on May 30.

Warrants and misdemeanors
• A 51-year-old Springtown man was arrested May 28 in the 11600 block of FM 730 South for an Azle PD warrant. He agreed to pay the fine and was released from the Azle jail May 29.… Read the rest

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Azle twosome on McMurry list

June 7, 2017

Azle residents Kylie Fonville and Javier Mejia Escalante were named to McMurry University’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester.
To be eligible for the honor, the duo was required to maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking 12 or more credit hours.
McMurry University was found in 1923 and is located in Abilene.… Read the rest

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Azle Christian School

June 7, 2017
Azle Christian School

 

Christopher Briggs
Christopher is the son of Randy and Michelle Briggs of Springtown. He was a four-year member of student council, of which he was the 2016-17 president and the 2015-16 secretary. He was also a two-year member of the yearbook staff. In addition, he made the “A/B” honor roll for four years and had perfect attendance. He also served as the athletic trainer for all ACS sports. After graduation, Christopher plans to attend Abilene Christian University and major in nursing.

Cooper Deak, III
Cooper is the son of Timothy and Christina of Fort Worth. He was a member of the baseball, football, basketball, and soccer teams.… Read the rest

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Lake Run Funds II

June 7, 2017
Lake Run Funds II

The Eagle Mountain Area Pregnancy Help Center (EMPHC) received a check for $1,500 from the Azle Ministerial Alliance (AMA) and the Azle Lake Run on June 5. Pictured at the presentation are: (l-r) Sheila Gibson with the Azle Lake Run, Nate Simmons, treasurer for AMA, Ray Ivey with AMA, EMPHC Executive Director Judity Ross, and Assistant Director of EMPHC Ember McDaniel.

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