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Azle duo on Texas A&M Dean’s List

June 10, 2015

Two Texas A&M University students from Azle won academic honors for the Spring semester.
David E. Newton, a junior studying renewable natural resources en route to a Bachelor of Science degree, was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll.
Also earning a berth on that elite roster was Megan R. Stewart, a senior seeking a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Park & Tourism.
To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must take at least 15 hours and maintain a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.
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News Digest

June 10, 2015
News Digest

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Azle PD promotes one, adds two

June 10, 2015
Azle PD promotes one, adds two

Longtime Azle police officer Richard Martinez was promoted to the rank of Corporal during the city council meeting June 2. His wife, Laura and children, Yasmine and Noah, pinned his new badge during the ceremony. Photos by Carla Noah Stustman

Martinez now a corporal

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle Police Department promoted one officer and welcomed two new officers into the fold during the city council meeting June 2.
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Six scholars on TWU list

June 10, 2015

Six scholars listing Azle as their hometown landed on the Texas Woman’s University Dean’s List.
Two are enrolled in interdisciplinary studies – Stacee Bearry and Amy Hinkle.
Dental hygiene major Elas Meraz earned a berth on the elite roster as did nursing major Maci Wilbanks.
Lindsay Vanarsdel (criminal justice) and Emelia Miller (business administration-finance) rounded out the Azle showing.
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Senior Spotlight

June 10, 2015

BY JACKIE JOY
If you are a senior citizen who wants a safe environment to socialize and have fun, the Azle Senior Center is the place for you.
The Senior Center has many activities to choose from including a variety of exercise levels, a ukulele group, computer classes, games, and more.
For information about these activities or to make a reservation for a nutritious lunch, simply call 817-444-0070. We open at 9 a.m. each Monday through Friday and are located at 605 Southeast Parkway in Azle.
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Demos at AHS

June 10, 2015
Demos at AHS

School’s out but construction at Azle High School is keeping the campus buzzing. Every seat in the auditorium was removed as that area of the main building gets a major upgrade. To make room for the Career and Technology Education Building rising to the west, the decades-old Ag building was demoed June 3. It’s full speed ahead on both – the CTE needs to be open by the first day of school Aug. 24.                                        Photos by Mark K. Campbell
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MGP begins work on fall show at June camp

June 10, 2015
MGP begins work on fall show at June camp

Band Director Shawn Murphy puts campers through their paces at Azle High. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The last day of school was May 29, but members of the Marching Green Pride were back at Azle High School at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 2.
About 230 members of the band, including winds, percussion, and Colorguard, attended camp June 2-5 from 7 a.m.-noon each day.
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Police Blotter

June 10, 2015

Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals from May 24-June 6:
• Ramon A. De Jesus, 18, of Bedford, was arrested in the 600 block of Northwest Parkway and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). De Jesus posted $3,000 bond and was released from the Azle jail later the same day.
• David L. Savage, 42, of Azle, was arrested May 27 in the 500 block of North Stewart Street and charged with DWI – his second. He posted $3,500 bond and was released from the Azle jail later the same day.
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Military Service Memories

June 3, 2015
Military Service Memories

Del Mully, 92 and a World War II soldier, was one of several military veterans who told their stories at the May 28 Azle Rotary Club meeting. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Azle man sentenced to 45 years

June 3, 2015
Azle man sentenced to 45 years

Derek Kyle Auvenshine

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
An Azle man will serve a minimum of 21 years in the state penitentiary after his conviction by a Parker County jury of two counts of aggravated assault of a public servant, evading arrest with a vehicle, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Derek Kyle Auvenshine, 34, was sentenced to 45 years for each of the two assault charges, as well as 35 for the evading charge and 27 years for the firearms charge in a trial that concluded in district court in Weatherford May 29.
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