Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the three-week period from March 27-April 16:
• James W. Naron, 20, of Azle, was arrested March 29 in the 400 block of Walnut Creek Drive and charged with assault family violence, choking, a third-degree felony. He was transported to the Parker County jail, where he posted $15,000 bond and was released April 9.
• Christopher Raymond Squyres, 37, of Azle, was arrested April 1 in the 800 block of Southeast Parkway and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), third or more. The charge is a third degree felony. He was transferred to the Tarrant County jail where he remained at press time April 19 in lieu of $10,000 bond.… Read the rest
Members of the Azle High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) who competed at state were honored during the Azle ISD board meeting Monday, April 18. Pictured are : FCCLA adviser Carolyn Schlueter, Johnny Perez, Samantha Morton, Sarah Wilson, Destiny Van Horn, Nicole Neumann, Kristina Martinez, and Marissa Myers. Lucasz Laskus a Polish exchange student at AHS, and culinary arts teacher Michael Urbanek were recognized by the Azle ISD board also. Laskus won the state title in a cooking competition.
Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Event set for Deer Cove April 30
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Lake Worth Police Department is sponsoring a fundraising event to benefit the children of Doris Andrews, who was killed in her home Jan. 8 in Azle.
The event is slated Saturday, April 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Azle Deer Cove Event Venue, 101 S. Pearson Street.
The event will feature:
• a photo booth
• a live auction with a “real” auctioneer
• live music
• food and drinks
• two face painters
• two balloon-animal-making clowns
• a Dunk-A-Cop Tank
• a bounce house
• and a caricature artist
More than 40 items will be raffled off.… Read the rest
The annual list of the Metroplex’s best nurses is out, and Jaime Ball, B.S.N., R.N., CCRN, from Texas Health Azle is among the region’s Great 100 Nurses.
The DFW Great 100 Nurses Inc. annually sponsors the “DFW Great 100 Nurses” to honor registered nurses in the area who exemplify excellence in the art and science of nursing.
Nurses are nominated by their peers, and may only be named to the list once in their career.
“I am honored to be a Great 100 nurse,” said Ball, staff nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Texas Health Azle.… Read the rest
BY NATALIE GENTRY
Matthew Paul Reiner, 21, of Springtown was arrested April 7 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly slashing his girlfriend’s shoulder with a pocket knife.
Deputies with the Parker County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle staff at approximately 8:24 p.m. after a 29-year-old female came to the emergency room with a cut to her shoulder.
During the interview with deputies, she reportedly told them her boyfriend, Reiner, slashed her shoulder with a knife. She also said he was intoxicated.
Reiner did not resist when deputies arrived to arrest him at the house in the 3900 block of Hwy.… Read the rest
Azle is seeking two new firefighters.
Applicants must take a physical test and a written exam, both on Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m. at 900 Lakeview Drive.
Hopefuls will work full-time with a first-year salary earning potential of $46,720.
All applicants must be certified as a firefighter through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and an EMT-Paramedic through the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Also required: a unique application, 18 years of age, a high school diploma or GED, and a Class B Texas Driver’s License.
Call 817-444-7093 for info.… Read the rest