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Good News for Good N.E.W.S.

July 5, 2017
Good News for Good N.E.W.S.

Terry Bartlett (right) of Good N.E.W.S accepts a $285 check from Heather Holman of Eagle Crest Villa; residents there participated in a walk-a-thon to raise funds for seniors that live at home and need some community help.

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Ribbon Cutting

July 5, 2017
Ribbon Cutting

Spivey Capital Holdings joined the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce and was greeted with a ribbon cutting by Chamber Ambassadors. Spivey Capital Holdings is a real estate investment firm based in Fort Worth.

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Speaking for Kay

July 5, 2017
Speaking for Kay

At the June 29 Rotary Club meeting, Nick Stanley, a spokesman for Congresswoman Kay Granger, discussed her recent activities, including her position as chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Finding Dory swims to July 15 reset

June 28, 2017

The City of Azle and its Special Events Advisory Board will present Finding Dory at the amphitheater at Central Park beginning at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, July 15.
Initially slated as the spring Movie in the Park, the presentation was canceled due to heavy rains in April.
This family-friendly event under the stars features free parking, free admission, free popcorn, and water for all.… Read the rest

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Reno attorney: ‘work to-’frickin’-gether’

June 28, 2017

Contracts for city’s lawyer and administrator remain an issue for council

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Reno city council met for the third time in June – first during a 5 p.m. work session followed by a regular meeting – on Monday, June 26 to consider a proposed ordinance “defining the powers and authority of the mayor and city council.”
The item was requested by Mayor Pro Tem Bonnie Black and council members Billie Steele and Ken Parnell for the June 12 meeting.
Newly elected Mayor Eric Hunter removed the words “and/or action” from the agenda item since the requesting members provided no document for the council to review.… Read the rest

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Senior Spotlight

June 28, 2017

BY JACKIE ‘JJ’ JOY
July has come to us very quickly and there are a couple of things you need to know.
First, the Azle Senior Center will be closed Tuesday, July 4.
We will be open Monday, July 3, and Wednesday, July 5.
Have a safe and happy Independence Day!
The next food bank grocery distribution for members of the Center is on Friday, July 7.
Participants must have eaten at the Center at least four times since the last food bank day.
AARP will teach a Safe Driving class in Room 4 of the B.J. Clark Annex building on Thursday, July 20.… Read the rest

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Police Blotter

June 28, 2017

Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of June 18-24:
• Dustin M. Hess, 28, of Azle, was arrested June 19 in the 100 block of Southeast Parkway and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), third or more. He posted $7,500 bond and was released from the Azle jail later the same day.
• Jonathan Williams Peters, 26, of Azle, was arrested June 23 in the 1000 block of Ferndale Avenue and charged with assault by choking, family violence. Peters posted $3,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail later the same day.
• James Arley Ussery, 28, of Azle, was arrested June 24 in the 1300 block of Hwy.… Read the rest

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Six from area indicted by TC

June 28, 2017

When the Tarrant County grand jury convened in Fort Worth in mid-June six local individuals – four Azle men, an Azle woman, and woman residing in Poolville – were indicted on various felony charges.
• Stephanie A. Olivarez, 29, of Azle, was indicted June 14 on a charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle, a state jail felony.
• Jordan Markus Doyle, 27, of Azle, was indicted June 14 on a charge of burglary of a habitation, a second-degree felony.
̉•̉Erica Dilcher, 23, of Poolville, was indicted June 16 on two counts of possession of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1, one to four grams, a third-degree felony.… Read the rest

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North Texas Grad

June 21, 2017
North Texas Grad

Colson Blair, a 2012 graduate of Azle High School, graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton May 12 with a bachelor of science degree in geography as well as a certificate in geographic information systems (GIS). He is the son of Richard and Kristi Blair, and the grandson of Banty and Dianne Blair, Nina Vaughan, and the late Sammy Vaughan, all of Azle.… Read the rest

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Senior Spotlight

June 21, 2017

BY JACKIE ‘JJ’ JOY
Vacation time has arrived and many are taking trips and visiting family.
We at the Sixty and Better Senior Center of Azle hope you have (or had) a great time. However, don’t forget us when you return home.
Thursday, June 22, a representative from Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) will here at 11:30 a.m. to give out a Toolkit in a Box to those who are interested in doing the HealthforMe Chronic Disease program.
This is a take-home work kit that will give you all the information you would get by coming to classes. Call and let us know if you desire to come get a kit.… Read the rest

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