BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Only two weeks remain for area residents to make a difference in a child’s life by adopting an angel from one of more than 20 Angel Trees put up by the Azle Lions Club all over town.
Adopting an angel is easy to do – simply pick one from an Angel Tree located at schools and businesses across the area. Fulfill that angel’s Christmas list to the best of your ability.… Read the rest
Christmas on Main Street slated Dec. 3
Once the Thanksgiving feast has been cleaned up, the Christmas season officially begins for most of us.
But the Optimist Club of Azle, Azle Women’s Business Association (AWBA), the Azle News, Friends of the Azle Historical Museum, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, Fidelity National Title, and the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce have been hard at work for weeks preparing for Azle’s annual Christmas on Main Street.… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
A Springtown man has been given two sentences of life in prison for charges of evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance.
Harold Dewayne Ferguson, 58, led Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase through northern Parker County on July 7, 2015.
The chase reached speeds of over 100 miles per hour.
Ferguson pleaded guilty to the felony charge of evading arrest with a vehicle and chose to have a jury decide his punishment.
After the trial concluded Wednesday, Nov. 16, jurors deliberated for approximately 20 minutes before they returned with the life sentence.… Read the rest
And things worked out nicely for Azle.
Coach Chris Allen said the boys team finished eighth out of 35 teams “and we only took eight of 14 weights.”
Three Hornets finished in the top three, Allen said.
The girls were led by state champs Lauren Dale and Hali Davis.
Both won their weight classes in Arlington, coach Monica Allen said.
The Coppell Roundup is next for Azle.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Tom Reid’s eyes lit up as he removed a large book from a package on his desk.
“Vestibular rehabilitation,” he sighed with a certain awe, patting the book with a skilled hand. “I’m going to learn about it.”
After providing physical therapy services for patients in Azle, Springtown, and the surrounding area since 1986, Reid says he still learns something new every day, and he enjoys every minute.… Read the rest