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Senior Spotlight

August 31, 2016

BY JACKIE ‘JJ’ JOY
Wow, it’s September already and here at the Azle Senior Center, we have been making a lot of plans. We have our meals Monday through Friday at noon (please call by noon the day before to reserve yours) and our regular games, exercises and other events on the calendar. If you would like to check us out, come by our location at 605 Southeast Parkway or call 817-444-0070 for information.
Be sure to visit our booth at the Azle Sting Fling on Sept. 10. We will be inside the building at 404 West Main St. You will find our September calendar, pictures of many of the events we have had, and friendly folks to talk about our center.… Read the rest

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Fire damages Gordon Dr. home

August 31, 2016
Fire damages Gordon Dr. home

Firefighters from Azle, Lake Worth, Eagle Mountain, and La Junta fire departments worked quickly to extinguish a residential structure fire the morning of Aug. 25. Pictured are (kneeling, l-r) Azle firefighters Lt. Steve Lemming and ESA Eddy Wood. Photo by Christina Derr

Overheated electronics blamed

BY CHRISTINA DERR
Four Azle residents escaped unharmed after their home in the 100 block of Gordon Drive caught fire the morning of Aug. 26.
Azle Fire Marshal Kenny Wilson determined the cause to be clothing and a towel left covering electronics in the home’s front bedroom which caused the electronics to overheat and catch fire.… Read the rest

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Buzzy Forever

August 31, 2016
Buzzy Forever

Thirty years after she was “Buzzy” at Azle High School, Leah Dunn, center front, still supports the Azle ISD any way she can. At Convocation Aug. 19, Dunn and her staff gave away three $100 gift cards in a raffle. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Dazzlers celebrate 20 years

August 24, 2016
Dazzlers celebrate 20 years

The 2016-2017 Emerald Dazzlers Drill Team: 1st Lt. Brooke Ashmore; Secretary Kelsi Bernsen; Senior Lt. Leona Brune; Moriah Carrizales; Junior Lt. Taylor Cobb; Historian Skylar Collins; Isabelle Crabtree; Jennifer De La Cerda; Junior Lt. Tallie Feldmen; Manager Sydney Glenn; Ana Gomez; Alexa Guadiana; Bricky Guiffre; Vice President Kaycee Hickman; Jorden Hooper; Payton Hoskins; President Chyanne Hull; Captain Kayla Karnes; Treasurer Dahlia Kautz; Yolany Lopez; Mariah Markham; Manager Zoe Martin; Alexus Martinez; Marlenn Martinez; Rachel McGee; Candy Mesta; Stacie Moore; Manager Halen Morris; Chaplain Hannah Morrison; Destiny Otparlik; Junior Lt. Jill Pace; Daisy Rivera; Manager Vanessa Shay; KenLeigh Spivey; Manager Caitlin Thomas; Sydney Thomason; Raychel Velasquez; and Alyssa Westrup.

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Teen Challenge golf tourney Oct. 10

August 24, 2016

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas-Azle, part of a nationally-recognized, faith-based solution for the drug epidemic, will host its 2016 Azle Golf Tournament Monday, Oct. 10, at The Golf Club at Fossil Creek, 3401 Clubgate Dr. in Fort Worth.
Here is an opportunity to get in a round of golf while supporting a worthy cause in the Azle community. Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $125-$10,000 are available for families and businesses, as well.
Registration – $125 per player includes green fees, range balls, lunch, gifts and prizes – and lunch begin at noon, with tee-off at 1:30 p.m.… Read the rest

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Serving those who serve

August 24, 2016

1st Responders Day Sept. 11

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
If you are a first responder – including all police, fire, EMS, active and retired military, doctors, and nurses – prepared to be honored.
Servolution will host the second Annual First Responders Appreciation Day beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at The Church at Azle, 1801 South Stewart St.
This year’s event will feature a free dinner, free concert, and free raffle.
Those who plan to attend are invited to bring their immediate family and to wear their department shirts; RSVP at www.servolutiontcaa.com/event/911.
Dinner will be from 5-6 p.m., followed by guest speaker Pastor Chad Geeslin of The Church at Azle at 6 p.m.… Read the rest

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Addressing Rotarians

August 24, 2016
Addressing Rotarians

Two Azle High School juniors, Grant Johnson (left) and Trey Walcott attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards under the sponsorship of the Azle club. Both named a game called “Promises, Promises” as most memorable from the Denton experience. In the game, teams are given countries – each with specific strengths and weaknesses – and are tasked with trading assets to see that all countries get what they need.                                                  Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Graves succumbs to crash injuries

August 24, 2016

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Charles David Graves, 52, was laid to rest Tuesday, Aug. 23 after suffering massive injuries in a three-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon, Aug. 14.
Graves died at 4:22 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at John Peter Smith Hospital, where he was transported by CareFlite air ambulance immediately following the accident.
According to Azle police, Graves was southbound in a red 2003 Honda Accord when he drifted into the northbound lane in the 12200 block of FM 730 North, striking a northbound 2012 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Brian Todd Blair, 47, of Boyd.
Blair’s pickup then struck a southbound black 2014 Honda Accord driven by Jose Fortunato Castellano, 53, of Azle.… Read the rest

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A text a day could win $10K for Azle HS

August 24, 2016

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Hornet fans, pull out your cell phones for a chance to help Azle High School win $10,000 from Brookshire’s.
The Brookshire’s Extra Point contest begins Aug. 31 and runs through Nov. 1.
Participants can text the word “AZLE” to 43101 once each day during the contest.
The leaderboard will be updated after each week’s texts are counted at http://www.brookshires.com/extrapoint/ so you can track Azle High School’s progress.
Schools compete in divisions with other schools similar in size – AHS is in the Blue category, where it will compete against Texas high schools in Denton, Ennis, Forney, Granbury, Joshua, Hallsville, Tyler, Kaufman, Kilgore, Terrell, and others, as well as high schools in Arkansas and Louisiana.… Read the rest

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Counts earns Master’s

August 24, 2016
Counts earns Master’s

Austin Counts

Austin Counts, AHS Class of 2005, earned a Master of Science degree from Tarleton State University.
He graduated summa cum laude from the Stephenville college Aug. 6.
Counts was selected as the 2016 Computer Information Systems/Marketing outstanding graduate.
The son of Rondal and Aelanda Counts, Austin was a member of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business.… Read the rest

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