Tarrant County seeks responses to housing survey
Azle and area residents’ input is being sought concerning local housing.
Tarrant County has developed a Five Year Consolidated Plan to help assess affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions.
The consolidated planning process serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities that align and focus funding from the annual monies received by the U.S.… Read the rest
Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals from Sept. 21-Oct. 4:
• Chester Willie, 31, was arrested Sept. 26 in the 100 block of Southeast Parkway and charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, 1-4 grams. The offense is a third-degree felony. Willie posted $3,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail.
• David Thomas Smith, 58, of Fort Worth, was arrested Sept. 27 in the 100 block of Valley View Court and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), third or more, a third-degree felony.… Read the rest
Auditions slated for minor roles in AHS production of The Wizard of Oz
by Carla Noah Stutsman
The Drama Department at Azle High School has announced its annual production for 2014 will be The Wizard of Oz. The musical will be presented to the public in the AHS auditorium Dec. 12-14.
The beloved story was made famous first in the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum and originally published in 1900, and brought to life “in Technicolor” in the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer (MGM) film starring Judy Garland as Dorothy.… Read the rest
All three bond-OK’d phases underway
by Mark K. Campbell
At the weekly Azle Rotary Club meeting, Todd Smith, Azle ISD’s director of district operations, told the gathering that construction is on schedule at the high school.
In 2013, voters approved a bond for a new competition gym, a career and technology center, and the installation of a sprinkler system throughout AHS.
All are well underway, Smith said.… Read the rest