A trio of students listing Azle as their hometown landed on Dean’s Honor Rolls and Lists at universities for the Fall 2015 semester.
Two students earned honors at Texas A&M.
Zachary C. Wood was named Distinguished on the Dean’s Honor Roll by maintaining a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.
Wood, a senior, is seeking a bachelor of science degree in construction science.
David E. Newton, seeking a bachelor of science – renewable natural resources degree, was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll; the senior kept a GPA of 90-plus.
Tristan L. Davis was named to the Dean’s List at Angelo State University.… Read the rest
Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the two-week period of Jan. 17-30:
• Lucas D. Davis, 35, of Paradise, was arrested Jan. 17 in the 600 block of SH 199 East and charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, 4-200 grams, a second-degree felony, as well as with possession of marijuana less than two ounces, a Class B misdemeanor. Davis posted $10,000 bond on the narcotics charge and $1,500 bond for the marijuana charge and was released from the Azle jail Jan. 19.
• Hector Barrera, 32, of Fort Worth, was arrested Jan.… Read the rest
State Representative District 61 Phil King, whose district includes all of both Parker and Wise Counties, spoke to the Rotary Club of Azle at its weekly luncheon Jan. 21.
Calling the 84th Legislative Session “the most productive legislative session ever” – it was King’s ninth – he told Rotarians state leaders left $580 million in the bank, unspent.
“That’s more than the other 49 other state combined in reserves,” King said. “Texas is in better financial condition than any other state in the Union.”
The Legislature allocated $800 million for border security to address what King described as murders, sexual assaults, and hundreds of bodies on our side of the river where the drug cartels leave them.… Read the rest