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AJH Math/Science at UT-San Antonio

May 13, 2015
AJH Math/Science at UT-San Antonio

Five Azle Junior High students qualified to compete in the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association state meet in San Antonio this year. Ryan Giles, Dalton Hevel, Megan Frank, Annie Cole, and Jenna Conner (l-r) competed at the University of Texas at San Antonio April 4, where Hevel, who won first place at the regional qualifying meet, received a score of 173, and won the 7th place trophy.

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Full At Last! Full At Last!

May 13, 2015
Full At Last! Full At Last!

Recent rains, with help from a pipeline that brings water from East Texas, have brought Eagle Mountain Lake from 10.5 feet low March 1 to conservation pool level at about 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 12. Shady Grove Park had several visitors Tuesday morning, including a few people who fished from rocks at the shoreline that were 100 feet from water a few short weeks ago. See Page 3B for a comparsion on how quickly the lake rose in just a month. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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This May’s Elections

May 6, 2015

City of Azle
Mayor: Alan Brundrett, incumbent
Laurel Mosier
Place 3: Bill Jones, incumbent
Place 4: Paul Crabtree, incumbent
Place 6: Lee Barrett, incumbent

City of Pelican Bay
Place 3: Sabra Swaim, incumbent
Place 4: Glen Oberg, incumbent
Carroll French
Place 5: Ruth Burch
City of Reno
Mayor: Lynda Stokes, incumbent
David Andrews
Gilbert Morrow
Place 2: Darrel Allen
John “JB” Basham
Carol Houlihan
Jody W. Works
Place 4: Eric Hunter, incumbent

A proposition to adopt an additional sales and use tax within the city at the rate of one-half of one percent (one-half cent) for the purpose of reducing property taxes.… Read the rest

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Young Engineers

May 6, 2015
Young Engineers

Azle Junior High students Isabel Pryor (left) and Abigail Clinton attended “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” May 1 at XTO Energy in Fort Worth. They engaged in hands-on activities, learned about plastics and polymers, and conducted experiments.

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Azle man struck, killed at night on 199

May 6, 2015

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
An Azle man was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Jacksboro Highway Thursday night, April 30.
Carey Lee Cunningham, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 9300 block of Jacksboro Highway near its intersection with Confederate Park Road (FM 1886), according to the Tarrant  County Medical Examiner’s Office.
A Fort Worth Police Department spokesperson said Cunningham attempted to cross the highway on foot and was struck by an eastbound vehicle.… Read the rest

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Silver Creek Elementary ramps up its Field Day

May 6, 2015
Silver Creek Elementary ramps up its Field Day

Winners and helpers at the Silver Creek Elementary Field Day: (front, l-r) race victors Madison Yunger, Autumn Danobeytia, Braden Decoopman, Gavin Dean: (back) Freddie Milligan, Principal Heidi Nelson, Coaches Trey Shearer and Jennifer Funderbunk.

This wasn’t your average Field Day.
At Silver Creek Elementary, P.E. teacher Trey Shearer led students, teachers, parents, and community members through a 5K (3.1 miles) and 1-mile fun run around the campus.… Read the rest

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Azle Police Blotter

May 6, 2015
Azle Police Blotter

Ashley M. White

Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of April 26-May 2:
• Kelly L. Fugate, 29, of Azle, was arrested April 27 in the 600 block of Boyd Road and charged with forgery of a financial instrument as well as possession of a controlled substance. She posted $5,000 bond for each of the two state jail felonies for a total of $10,000 and was released from the Azle jail April 28.… Read the rest

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Green Scene 2015

May 6, 2015
Green Scene 2015

The 2015 Green Scene Garden Tour Sunday, May 3 thrilled scores of visitors. The tour included six gardens that represented distinctly different styles. About 230 hundred people took the tour, and about 50 volunteers took care of all the details. Proceeds will go toward the Outdoor Learning Center garden at Azle Elementary as well as a beautification project at the Azle Historical Museum located at 124 West Main Street in Azle.                        Photos by Carla Noah Stustman… Read the rest

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City hosts library plastic bag exchange

May 6, 2015

Are you drowning in plastic?
The City of Azle is sponsoring a plastic bag exchange from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at the Azle Memorial Library.
Just bring 10 plastic bags and exchange them for a reusable tote bag ideal for groceries, general shopping, books and small items.
This is a one-time event, and families are encouraged to join in the exchange and learn how to keep our water clean.… Read the rest

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Hornet Field to get face lift

May 6, 2015

Weather hampering gym, CTE construction

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
They say 50 is the new 30, and there’s not a woman in her 50s anywhere who wouldn’t jump at the opportunity for a younger, more modern look.
Why should Hornet Field be any different?
After all, the old gal’s been hosting Hornet football games and many other activities since well before Azle High School was built in 1965.… Read the rest

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