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Azle schools compete at state math, science meet

May 17, 2017
Azle schools compete at state math, science meet

Among those from Azle Elementary, Hoover Elementary, Azle Junior High and Forte Junior High competing at the State Math and Science competition were: (front, l-r) Gavin Masure, Dominic Norman, Jasmine Howard, Jack Clark, and Brent Burgess; (second row) Holt Lee, Caiden Richardson, Nathan Quick, and Corey Hevel; (third row) Alyssa Quick, Alan Gamboa, Charles Westrup, Katie Ingram, Isaiah Davidson, and Sam Reese; and (back) Nikolas Birkeland, Brooke Overton, Lauren Giles, Robert Caney, Griffin Schroeder, Phoebe Passmore, Sammy Reyes, and Jacob Burton.

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Math and science teams representing Azle Elementary, Hoover Elementary, Azle Junior High and Forte Junior High competed at the state meet May 5-7 at the University of Texas at San Antonio.… Read the rest

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Police Blotter

May 17, 2017

Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of May 7-13:
• Tanner A. Hood, 32, of Azle, was arrested May 12 in the 1000 block of Boyd Road and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). He posted $4,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail May 13.
• James Holmes, 27, of Reno, was arrested May 10 in the 200 block of North Stewart Street and charged with resisting arrest and prohibited substance in a correctional facility. He was also the subject of three Parker County Sheriff’s warrants as well as nine Fort Worth PD warrants.… Read the rest

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Stone a UTPB grad

May 17, 2017

Azle resident Melissa Kay Stone graduated from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin May 13.
She earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
The university is located in Midland.… Read the rest

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Creacy collects $28K

May 17, 2017

Trent Creacy, an Azle High School senior, has received one of 10 Jane and Peyton Carnes President’s Distinguished Scholarships to Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.
The son of Todd and Mysti Creacy of Springtown, Trent will receive $28,000 over four years of undergraduate study and is awarded to incoming freshmen who exhibit superior leadership abilities.… Read the rest

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City Proclamations

May 17, 2017
City Proclamations

Lakeside Mayor Pat Jacob proclaimed the month of May National Motorcycle Awareness month in Lakeside at the town council meeting Thursday, May 11. Above are: (l-r) Jacob, Dave “Rooster” Caloum, “Deadbolt” of Pistolero Motorcycles in Fort Worth, and “McFly” of Brother’s Keepers Metroplex Channel 22. Photo by Kim Ware

Kristofer Schleicher (left) and Matt Zavadsky (right) accept a certificate proclaiming EMS Week in the town of Lakeside from Mayor Pat Jacob. Photo by Kim Ware

Mayor Alan Brundrett proclaimed the week of May 21-27 Emergency Medical Services Week in Azle. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Azle Mayor Alan Brundrett proclaimed the week of May 7-13 Public Service Recognition Week.

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Elderly Azle man reported missing

May 16, 2017
Elderly Azle man reported missing

Larry Lee Norman
…missing elderly Azle man

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN

An elderly Azle man is missing and Fort Worth Police are asking the public for help locating him.

Larry Lee Norman, 86, of Azle, left Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth about 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 15.

He never made it home and no one has seen or heard from him since he left the hospital, Fort Worth police said.

Norman is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He may be driving a white 2012 Kia Sorrento, an SUV, bearing Texas license plate DL1-R849.

Anyone with information about this missing person should call Fort Worth police at 817-392-4222 and reference report number FWPD#17-44846.Read the rest

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Azle Memorial Library hosts Red Cross blood drive May 25

May 12, 2017
Azle Memorial Library hosts Red Cross blood drive May 25

The Azle Memorial Library, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will host a blood drive in the library’s Community Room from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, May 25.
The library is located at 333 W. Main St. in Azle.… Read the rest

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25th Annual Buffalo Boogie due Saturday, May 13

May 11, 2017
25th Annual Buffalo Boogie due Saturday, May 13

Commemorative quit to be auctioned to benefit Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

The Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge invite both humans and dogs to the 25th annual Buffalo Boogie on May 13 at 8 a.m.
Proceeds from the event – featuring 10K, 5K and one-mile fun runs; live music and family-friendly activities – benefit the Nature Center.
Lending special meaning to this 25th anniversary year is the fundraising live auction of a commemorative quilt, which will showcase t-shirts from every race since inception.
To bid on the quilt online before the event, visit www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/buffalo-boogie-2017-2130.… Read the rest

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Azle High School’s 2017 Top Ten academic and faculty honors

May 10, 2017
Azle High School’s 2017 Top Ten academic and faculty honors

Sarah Milosh

Sarah Milosh

Dear Mrs. Milosh,
I cannot thank you enough for the impact you have had on my life.
Sometimes it seems like I have known you forever, though it has only been three years now. You were there from the very beginning of my journey in English UIL, and you were there at its close.
Through all that time, you never once stopped supporting me, encouraging me to be the best I could possibly be.
Even when, recently, the stress became so much it literally knocked me down, and I didn’t think I could take it anymore, you calmed me down and helped me see reason.… Read the rest

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Azle High School’s 2017 Top Ten academic and faculty honors

May 10, 2017
Azle High School’s 2017 Top Ten academic and faculty honors

Duston Shepherd

Duston Shepherd

Coach Shepherd,
These past four years in your class have been fantastic (even when I wasn’t technically in your class, I found a way to be).
I’ve never had a problem meeting deadlines or getting things done to the best of my ability until your class.
It’s not a bad thing either. Your class is the first I’ve had that I almost had late grades because I didn’t want to turn anything in, as that would mean I had to stop working on it.
You inspired and awakened a creative part of me that I cannot thank you enough for.… Read the rest

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