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Optimists laud AHS duo

May 20, 2015
Optimists laud AHS duo

Azle Optimist Club President Edwin Newton (left) and AHS Principal Sam Robinson (right) awarded Kate DeShazo and R.J. Simpson with Student of the Month certificates for May.

by Mark K. Campbell
Kate DeShazo and R.J. Simpson were honored by Azle Optimists as the May Tex-Anne and Texan of the Month.
DeShazo, already accepted to attend Texas A&M, is well involved in the Azle High School Future Farmers of America.… Read the rest

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Optimists laud AHS duo

May 20, 2015
Optimists laud AHS duo

Netting bait fish saved a couple of Boyd men some cash when high water brought the shad hihg up on Bobo Crossing off County Road 4868 on the north end of Eagle Mountain Lake. It didn’t take long to fill up that plastic tub on Page 1A.                                               Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Engagements

May 20, 2015
Engagements

Brad and Cheryl Swadley of Azle and Mark Heffington of Alexandria, Virginia announce the engagement of their daughter, Audrey Beth Heffington, to Joshua Malacara, son of Arturo and Marifel Malacara of Dallas. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Charlene Hopkins of Azle. The prospective groom is the grandson of Lilliana Torres del Castillo of Houston and the late Manuel and Aquilina Tarroja of the Philippines. The couple will marry Jan. 16, 2016 in Abilene and will reside in Denton.

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Counting down!

May 20, 2015
Counting down!

The Heat opens up the 2015 Music in the Park summer concert series June 5 in Central Park. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Excitement builds as Music in the Park nears

by Carla Noah Stutsman
It’s almost here!
The city of Azle’s popular summer concert series Music in the Park will get underway Friday, June 5, in the amphitheater in Central Park.… Read the rest

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Cutting the Ribbon on Fringe’s

May 20, 2015
Cutting the Ribbon on Fringe’s

Azle Ambassadors, representing the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fringe’s Hair & Nail Salon May 12. Fringe’s is a salon of professional stylists who offer various services such as cuts, color, perms, and styles. Facial waxing, brow and lash dye, and natural or acrylic nails are also offered. Fringe’s is located in Ash Creek Plaza, 1355 Northwest Parkway, Suite 104 at Azle’s western edge. Call 817-444-7128 to place your appointment. Walk-ins are happily accepted.
Photo courtesy Azle Area Chamber of Commerce

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Hendrix attends leadership school

May 20, 2015
Hendrix attends leadership school

Matthew Hendrix

A Liberty Elementary School student has been selected to participate in a summer 2015 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp.
Matthew Hendrix, son of Chris and Laurie Hendrix, was selected based on his outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, involvement in school and community activities, and a nomination from his teacher, Hollyanne Schiller.
Hendrix will join a delegation of outstanding students from across the state to develop leadership skills while learning about the great state of Texas and its leaders.… Read the rest

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Cleaning Up the Lake Party

May 20, 2015
Cleaning Up the Lake Party

Citizens who volunteered to pick up trash around the area during TRWD’s annual Eagle Mountain Area Lake Cleanup were treated to a picnic by the water featuring Miss Birdie’s balloon characters, face painters, and other exhibits, snow cones and – popular with boys of all ages – a catapult for launching (harmless) missiles.
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In One End and Out the Other

May 20, 2015
In One End and Out the Other

For more than a week, massive amounts of water have been flowing into the north end of Eagle Mountain Lake at Bobo Crossing off County Road 4868 south of Boyd. Anglers scooped up shad by the tub full for bait; see how they did it on Page 8A. Lesser – but still voluminous – amounts were being pumped from the EML spillway at the south end of the lake downstream to Lake Worth. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Boy feared drowned found safe

May 20, 2015
Boy feared drowned found safe

Fort Worth Marshals, area game wardens, and members of SearchOne Rescue Team search on land and water utilizing sonar for a missing boy. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Lakeside teen was missing 28 hours

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Many feared the worst – that 13-year-old William Cooper had drowned in Lake Worth.
But news came after 9 p.m. Monday night, May 17, that the boy had been found – safe and apparently uninjured – at an Albertson’s grocery store in Lake Worth.… Read the rest

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National Police Officers Memorial Day

May 20, 2015
National Police Officers Memorial Day

Azle Police Chief Rick Pippins and Chaplain Glyn Murphy led a ceremony commemorating National Peace Officers Memorial Day in front of Azle city hall May 15. Pippins shook each officer’s hand and welcomed members of the Azle Fire Department, as well. Cpl. David Poe and Det. Richard Lukowsky lowered the flag to half-mast in honor of those who have given their lives serving and protecting. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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