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Advance tickets to Oz ends Dec. 5

November 19, 2014

The Azle High School Drama Department’s production of The Wizard of Oz is slated for Dec. 12-14, but theatergoers can save money by buying tickets in advance.
From now until Dec. 5, tickets are $2 off when bought at Pinnacle Bank Azle, 316 Northwest Parkway, during usual lobby hours. There, ducats cost $8 for adults and $6 for students.
Tickets are also available at the AHS Mall on Thursdays through Dec. 4.… Read the rest

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Johnson gets up to 15 years

November 19, 2014
Johnson gets up to 15 years

Springtown case of kidnapping, attack on gay man drew national attention

By Natalie Gentry
Brice Johnson, 20, of Springtown, was sentenced on Monday in federal court to more than 15 years in federal prison for the 2013 kidnapping of a gay man after inviting the victim to his home and brutally assaulting him.
During the plea process, Johnson admitted that he invited Aaron Keahey – the victim – to his house on Sept. 2 after meeting him through the social cell phone application MeetMe.com.… Read the rest

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Super Students

November 19, 2014
Super Students

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Shop local for the holidays:

November 19, 2014

Azle Chamber hosting Small Business Saturday event

By Natalie Gentry
The Azle Area Chamber of Commerce will be participating in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29 at 404 Main Street in Azle to support independent businesses in the area.
Since its beginning in 2010 Small Business Saturday has been a day to celebrate the small businesses that help shape neighborhoods.
Now in its fifth year, the day has become part of the holiday shopping experience as shoppers, businesses, and public officials unite to show pride in their local economy.… Read the rest

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Azle FFA team headed to Area contest

November 19, 2014
Azle FFA team headed to Area contest

Students build portfolio with presentation to school board

By Natalie Gentry
Azle High School’s FFA Agricultural Issues Team will compete on Nov. 22 at the Area V Leadership Career Development Contest in Sherman.… Read the rest

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Azle hosptial earns top safety award again

November 19, 2014

THAZ’s honor No. 4 in a row

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle has earned an “A” grade for patient safety for the fourth consecutive year, according to the latest Hospital Safety Scores from The Leapfrog Group.
In order to rate hospitals, the organization uses publicly available quality and safety measures, as well as leadership commitment to creating a safe environment for patients.… Read the rest

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City Cleanup Day

November 12, 2014
City Cleanup Day

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AHS math, science team starts season

November 12, 2014

Azle High School hosted its annual fall math and science tournament Saturday, Nov. 8, and the AHS team took 11 individual awards plus the third place sweepstakes award in the 4A-6A division of the competition.
Senior Bernie Duhan earned first place in the senior division of the number sense contest and sixth in the mathematics contest.
Fellow senior Nathan Redmon took second place in the science contest.… Read the rest

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Silver Creek Place Fire

November 12, 2014
Silver Creek Place Fire

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Reno welcomes new city secretary

November 12, 2014
Reno welcomes new city secretary

By Natalie Gentry
The new Reno City Secretary, Ramah Burns isn’t afraid of a challenge, and that’s a good thing.
At the Nov. 10 Reno City Council meeting, Mayor Lynda Stokes and the council members approved agenda items that will allow Burns to complete the various jobs required of her position.
Burns will act as the city’s public funds investment officer and the records management officer for the city.… Read the rest

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