by Sue Turnipseed
The city of Azle provides a place for people over 60 years of age to meet, eat and connect with others of like age in the B.J. Clark Community Center Monday through Friday.
The Azle Senior Center opens at 9 a.m. and a balanced lunch is served at noon for a donation of $2 or more. All who plan to eat should call 817-444-0070 the day before by 11:30 a.m. and get your name on the list so a lunch may be ordered for you.… Read the rest
Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of Aug. 17-23:
• Jason Smith, 30, of Springtown, was arrested Aug. 17 in the 1100 block of Northwest Parkway and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) with an open alcohol container. The charge is a class B misdemeanor. Smith posted $4,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail.… Read the rest
‘Encourager’ Conway a fixture around Springtown
by Mark K. Campbell
If you were in Springtown very long at all, you ran into Johnnie Conway.
Sadly, that won’t happen anymore.
The pastor of Hilltop Family Church, Conway died on the morning of Aug. 19.… Read the rest
by Carla Noah Stutsman
There’s little question a rehab project on the Eagle Mountain Spillway Dam from July 2012 through early 2013 caused some inconvenience for those who regularly drive Wells Burnett Road atop the dam.
That small sacrifice is paying some big dividends, though – in technology, design standards, safety, and even an award.
The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) has been named the 2014 recipient of the Association of Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award for that rehabilitation work.… Read the rest
Nikkie and Patrick Porter of Azle announce the June 20 birth of their twins, daughter Kinlee and son Denver. Kinlee Faye was born at 2:17 p.m. weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces; Denver Earlin was born at 2:20 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Older brother Bobby and big sister Trinity join their parents in welcoming the twins.… Read the rest
Levi and Jeanetta Jentzen of Azle announce the May 5 birth of their son, Wyatt Andrew Jentzen at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 inches. Wyatt has a 4-year-old brother, Tucker Ray Jentzen. His grandparents are Mike and Alicia Motley, Donald and Donna Roland, Sandy Spurbeck and Wayne Jentzen and Kirk Guy, all of Azle. His great-grandparents include Leon and Shirley Roland, Darlene and Melvin Gillette and Virginia Storm, all of Azle; Jerry and Patsy Walston of Fort Worth, Ralph and Louis Jentzen of Michigan and David and Deloris Swinney of Louisiana… Read the rest