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Heroes Day in Azle

July 15, 2015
Heroes Day in Azle

It was Heroes Day at the Central Library July 9. Nell Strickland turned in disposal plastic bags for a reusable one. Making the trade during Heroes Day July 9 at the Azle Memorial Library was Michael Graham of Code Enforcement. A helicopter landing in Central Park thrilled kids and adults. Azle Police Officer Loren Hearn lets a young lady see a patrol car up close.                                       Photos by Misty Shaw and Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Azle Police Dept. adds online crime tool

July 15, 2015

Citizens can see where crimes occur, send tips anonymously

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Want to know what crimes are occurring in your neighborhood?
Maybe you’ve seen something a little suspicious, but worried the police might not think it’s important?
Now there’s an app for that.
The Azle Police Department has partnered with BAIR Analytics, Inc. to provide a new way for the public to stay informed about crime in Azle.
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Anniversary

July 15, 2015
Anniversary

Bobby and Barbara Pack of Azle celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 30 with family and friends. The couple met at Mitchell’s Malt Inn on Belknap Street in Fort Worth.

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Senior Spotlight

July 15, 2015

by Sue Turnipseed
The heat of summer is in full swing, so the B. J. Clark Community Center is a good place for those over 60 years old to gather and enjoy the cool air and fellowship with friends.
Grab a friend and come to the Center at 603 Southeast Parkway in Azle.
If you call 817-444-0070 the day before you come and get on the lunch list, a meal will be ordered for you and then you will be able to have lunch with friends for a voluntary contribution of $2.
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Follow The Flag ‘15 bigger than ever

July 15, 2015
Follow The Flag ‘15 bigger than ever

Erin Neal sang the National Anthem at Follow The Flag. Photo courtesy Gracie Wynns

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Azle’s annual Christian, patriotic celebration of Independence Day, Follow The Flag, once again topped past records as thousands poured into Central Park on July 4.
Glyn Murphy, pastor of Lighthouse Harbor Church and a member of the steering committee for the event, said the event raised more money than in any year since he’s been involved.
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NEWS DIGEST

July 8, 2015
NEWS DIGEST

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Azle duo graduates from Texas Woman’s

July 8, 2015

A pair of Azle residents now own degrees from Texas Woman’s University.
Miranda Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the Denton-based school.
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High steaks!

July 8, 2015
High steaks!

While changes loom, the popular 5K Color Run in Central Park will again return for 2015’s Sting Fling. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Meat cookoff just one of several Sting Fling changes

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle’s annual fall community shindig – Sting Fling – will look dramatically different when it returns Sept. 12.
Changes coming include:
A steak cookoff – The SCA (Steak Cookoff Association) is coming to Azle to conduct a competition.
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Births

July 8, 2015
Births

Adam and Angie Campbell of McKinney announce the birth of their first child, Lily Shae, at Baylor Hospital of McKinney. Lily weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19 inches. She is the granddaughter of Blair and Johnna Bridges of Saginaw, Jimmy and Cindy Proffitt of Midlothian, and Rick and Christy Campbell of Cleburne. Great-grandparents are Joan Brunette of Lake Worth; John and Sue Brunette of Fort Worth; Tina Campbell of Granbury; Merle Shaw of Waxahachie; Mary Proffitt of Midlothian; June and Brad Bates of Cleburne; and Vance and Sandra Bridges of Richardson. Great-great-grandmothers are Jean Gandy of White Settlement and Ruth Brunette of Granbury.… Read the rest

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Senior Spotlight

July 8, 2015

By Sue Turnipseed
People over 60 years old should celebrate the National Anti-Boredom Month of July by coming to the B. J. Clark Community Center and joining with others to keep active and have fellowship in a cool place.
Call the day before if you want to have lunch and it will be ordered for you. For a volunteer donation of $2 you can enjoy your meal while visiting with friends.
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