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Whizzing in a winter wonderland!

March 4, 2015
Whizzing in a winter wonderland!

The weatherman got it right Feb. 27 when 2 to 4 inches of snow fell in the area. School was postponed again and local folks poured outside to enjoy the precipitation – like this sledder at Shady Grove Park.

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Clarification

February 25, 2015

The Feb. 18 edition of The Azle News contained a story touting the Feb. 24 concert performance of the Azle ISD All City Choir. (Which has since been postponed due to weather.)
The story listed the names of all K-4 students in the choir from Cross Timbers, Eagle Heights, Liberty, Silver Creek and Walnut Creek Elementary schools.
However, the story failed to name fifth and sixth grade students in the choir who attend Azle Elementary and Hoover Elementary.… Read the rest

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Election Filers

February 25, 2015
Election Filers

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Hanging with the Hornets

February 25, 2015
Hanging with the Hornets

The First Annual Hanging with the Hornets Book Bash was held Saturday, Feb. 21 at the AHS indoor facility. AISD students in grades 2 through 5 visited various stations manned by a variety of students, athletes, and organizations. Every child went home with a book, some reading it with a dog. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Thundersleet!

February 25, 2015
Thundersleet!

Eerily vacant for 9:45 a.m. on a Monday, Boyd Road looked more like an ice rink than a major thoroughfare after an early-morning thundersleet event. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

North Texas area shuts down for an inch of ice

by Carla Noah Stutsman
More than 800 school closing notices clogged Twitter accounts and TV news crawlers from Sunday night through Tuesday morning after an inch of sleet fell on North Texas.… Read the rest

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King & Queen

February 25, 2015
King & Queen

Azle Manor residents Bonnie McFarland and Morris Burcham were crowned Valentine’s Queen and King during a celebration Feb. 14 at the facility.

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Senior Spotlight

February 25, 2015

by Sue Turnipseed
The B.J. Clark Community Center was a warm place to spend Monday morning, Feb. 16, and more than 30 seniors took advantage of the opportunity to come together for fellowship and a lunch meal.
The Azle Senior Center held its Valentine Party Friday, Feb. 13 and Don and Jean Howard were elected King and Queen for the day.
Each received a Care Bear with a money bag containing five coin dollars.… Read the rest

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Engagements

February 25, 2015
Engagements

Glyn and Lydia Murphy of Azle announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Ryan Glyn Murphy, to Kirby Lynn Dumas, daughter of Chris and Cindy Dumas of Tomball. The couple will be wed Saturday, March 21 at the family residence in Lovelady. The prospective groom graduated from Azle High School in 2008 and attended Texas A&M University. He is currently employed by NOV Grant Prideco. He is the grandson of Barbara and the late Oscar Murphy of College Station. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cleatith and the late Paul Dumas of Houston and Jean and the late Dr.

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Up she goes!

February 25, 2015
Up she goes!

Windy conditions prevented Lakeside’s new water storage tank from being raised Friday, Feb. 20 as planned. It went up Saturday, instead. Photo by Natalie Gentry

New Lakeside water tower erected

by Carla Noah Stutsman
High winds prevented the town of Lakeside’s new water tower from going up Friday, Feb. 20 as planned, but the feat was completed the following day.… Read the rest

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AHS math, science team earns top honors at home

February 25, 2015
AHS math, science team earns top honors at home

Showing off the trophies and medals won at the AHS annual Math and Science Tournament are: (front, l-r) Nathan Redmon, Taylor Brown, Chris Caney, and Keni Martin; and (back) Ainsley McDonald, Skylar Ingram, Carl Bertsch, Jennifer Wang, and Shawn Kim.

Azle High School hosted its annual Math and Science Tournament Saturday, Feb. 14 and its own team and individual members shone in that tourney… Read the rest

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