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Moped Vs. Truck

April 1, 2015
Moped Vs. Truck

Reba Michelle Weigart, 24, of Azle, was critically injured about 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26 while riding a Moped-type scooter in the 11600 block of FM 730 North. According to the accident report filed by Azle police, Weigart was northbound when a southbound 2004 Fort F250 pickup driven by Brandon Dale Crosby, 24, of Azle, turned in front of her. Weigart’s scooter struck the pickup and she was ejected, landing on the roadway behind the pickup. AirEvac Life Team 68 transported Weigart to John Peter Smith Hospital. The roadway was closed in both directions for several hours as Azle police conducted an advanced investigation into the accident.… Read the rest

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AJH Sweeps Lake Worth Track Meets

March 25, 2015
AJH Sweeps Lake Worth Track Meets

The eighth grade girls out-tallied runner-up Springtown by 43 points.

The seventh grade girls literally ran away with the team trophy.

The eighth grade boys won all three relays in Lake Worth.

A gold-winning effort in the final 4×400 relay won the title for the seventh grade boys.

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Azle softball atop 5-5A standings; No. 2 in Texas

March 25, 2015
Azle softball atop 5-5A standings; No. 2 in Texas

Centerfielder Samantha Tittle fires to the infield. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Lady Hornet Rebekah Teel turns on a pitch. In a pair of 5-5A games, the senior second baseman tore up rival pitchers, going 6-for-7 with 5 RBI. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

AHS moves to 4-0 in district

by Mark K. Campbell
You have to wonder what the other teams in 5-5A are thinking.… Read the rest

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All Star Game

March 25, 2015
All Star Game

AHS’ Valarie Matlock (15) heads downcourt in Mineral Wells. At the all-star game, she had several steals and points as her squad won, Azle Coach Mitzi Marquart said. Photo courtesy Tony Eierdam, The Community News

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Lady Hornet Golfers

March 25, 2015
Lady Hornet Golfers

These Lady Hornet golfers – (l-r) Jessica Simants, Riley Sparks, Jayden Stowe, and Taylor Smith – took second in a Saginaw tourney. Simants was the top medalist at Meadowbrook GC. Not pictured: Tristen Rush.

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Soccer playoffs!

March 25, 2015
Soccer playoffs!

Postseason action returns for AHS!

Hornet nation!

Azle vs. Grapevine Thurs., March 26 Saginaw HS
Girls: 5:30           BOYS: 7:30

Ready for bi-district:  Pepe Ballesteros (1); Sam Derda (19); Alex Quevedo (19); Javier Mejia (15); Jenna Okubo (2); and Meagan McNew (15).

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Feeding the need

March 25, 2015
Feeding the need

Volunteers Rocio Barboza (left) and Bob Tricht help with unloading meals from the van at Ash Creek Baptist Church in Azle. Photo by Misty Shaw

Prepared meals such as this are delivered to local residents in need by volunteers five days a week in Parker and Tarrant County. Photo by Misty Shaw

Lee Porter, owner of Azle Dental Care, volunteers weekly with Meals On Wheels in Azle. Photo by Misty Shaw

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FM 730 S. Crash

March 25, 2015
FM 730 S. Crash

Serena Gale Beggs, 42, of Weatherford, was seriously injured in a crash in the 11100 block of FM 730 South about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. Although a report could not be obtained from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a witness said Beggs’ red Ford Mustang was northbound when it appeared to crash into the rear of a Jeep that had stopped to wait for southbound traffic to pass so it could turn onto Ruth Lane. No one in the Jeep was injured. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Serena Gale Beggs, 42, of Weatherford, was seriously injured in a crash in the 11100 block of FM 730 South about 5:15 p.m.… Read the rest

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It’s a Jungle Out There!

March 25, 2015
It’s a Jungle Out There!

Second graders at Liberty Elementary performed a musical program called It’s a Jungle Out There! for friends and family at 6:30 p.m. March 19. The program was directed by Liberty music teacher Megan Coronado.

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Movie, Music in the Park on tap

March 25, 2015
Movie, Music in the Park on tap

Azle’s Music in the Park Summer Concert Series is the hottest thing around on Friday nights in June and July. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The city of Azle’s Special Events Advisory Board is gearing up for its second Movie in the Park.
The success of the SEAB’s first movie – Disney’s Maleficent – created such a response the board could hardly wait until spring to announce its second outdoor film event.… Read the rest

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