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Four students earn top Rotary honors

September 10, 2014
Four students earn top Rotary honors

Quartet own GPAs among AHS’ best

by Mark K. Campbell
The four seniors receiving Rotary Club September Student of the Month honors all reside in the Top 10 of the Azle High School Class of 2015.… Read the rest

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Senior Spotlight

September 10, 2014

by Sue Turnipseed
A place for people 60 years or older to meet Monday through Friday for games, exercise, and to socialize is the Azle Senior Center in the B.J. Clark Community building next to the Azle City Hall.
Lunch is served each day at noon for those who have made reservation by 11:30 a.m. the day before in person or by calling 817-444-0070 so that a meal may be ordered for them.… Read the rest

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National Night Out set Oct. 7

September 10, 2014

Since 1984, police departments across the nation have observed National Night Out in an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
The event, created and sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), culminates annually, on the first Tuesday of August.… Read the rest

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Azle Fanfare

September 3, 2014
Azle Fanfare

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Keep Texas Beautiful

September 3, 2014
Keep Texas Beautiful

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Azle’s Coomer wins 4-H award

September 3, 2014
Azle’s Coomer wins 4-H award

Sarah Coomer of Azle received the American Youth Foundation “I Dare You” Leadership Award at the Parker County 4-H annual banquet Aug. 2, in Weatherford.
William H. Danforth’s book, I Dare You was first published in 1931. It is still considered one of the most influential books in the area of personal motivation.
The book is published and distributed by the American Youth Foundation through its “I Dare You” committee.… Read the rest

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Birth

September 3, 2014
Birth

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Womack steps down from CCPD post

September 3, 2014

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Since Azle voters first approved the city’s Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) in May 2001, Jerry Womack has served on the district’s board of directors.
In fact, Womack also served on the CCPD’s temporary board formed prior to the election.
He has declined – always graciously, always adamantly – annual nominations to serve as an officer on that board.… Read the rest

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Sting Fling promises fun for all

September 3, 2014
Sting Fling promises fun for all

by Carla Noah Stutsman
In 2008, the 13-year-old tradition known as the Jumping Jack Jamboree was revamped into what is now the Sting Fling – the biggest fundraiser every year for the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce.
The name was not the only thing that changed that year.
The Jamboree was historically held on the second Saturday in September; in 2008, Sting Fling held off until the last Saturday in September.… Read the rest

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Rotary Club’s dictionary program turns 10 years old

September 3, 2014
Rotary Club’s dictionary program turns 10 years old

by Mark K. Cambpell
Ken Haas, an original member of the Azle Rotary Club dating back to 1974, is again spearheading a popular program that is now 10 years old.… Read the rest

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