City of Azle
Mayor: Alan Brundrett, incumbent
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
Place 5: Ruth Burch
City of Reno
Mayor: Lynda Stokes, incumbent
Place 2: Darrel Allen
John “JB” Basham
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
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
• 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
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
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
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