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Wreck/HazMat Incident

April 12, 2017
Wreck/HazMat Incident

A woman was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries after her car collided with an 18-wheeler in the 5300 block of East Hwy. 199 in La Junta Friday, April 7. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured, but between 50 and 100 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled when the truck’s fuel tank was ruptured. A hazmat crew cleaned the spill – a job that took several hours. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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‘Bay man arrested for meth and pot

April 12, 2017
‘Bay man arrested for meth and pot

Russell Lelaand Ivicic

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A Pelican Bay man remains in the Tarrant County jail after he was arrested by Pelican Bay police April 3, charged with a felony as well as misdemeanor drug charges.
According to a press release from the Pelican Bay Police Department, Russell Lelaand Ivicic, 30, of Pelican Bay, was arrested about 7 p.m. April 3 when he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop in the 10500 block of Liberty School Road.
Ivicic was charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, one to four grams, a third-degree felony.… Read the rest

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Dickson Discusses

April 12, 2017
Dickson Discusses

Azle Economic Development Director Karen Dickson addressed the Azle Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, April 4 about the city’s ongoing economic development efforts. Photo by Kim Ware

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Mayor Proclaims National Library Week

April 12, 2017
Mayor Proclaims National Library Week

After proclaiming the week of April 9-15 National Library Week in the city of Azle, Mayor Alan Brundrett (left) presents a certificate to Azle Library Director Curren McLane (center) and Sue Bonham, library assistant. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Milestone Anniversary

April 12, 2017
Milestone Anniversary

Don and Maxine Prater will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary and renewed their vows in a ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 in Azle’s Central Park. The couple has six children: Robert, Donnie, Viola, Jackie, Doris and Kay. They also have eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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AHS Duo Honored at UT

April 12, 2017
AHS Duo Honored at UT

Two members of the Azle High School class of 2014 were honored Saturday, April 8th at the University of Texas at Austin for their academic performance at the university. Taylor Anderson (left) – daughter of Scott and Tonya Anderson – and Natalie Roberts – daughter of Brian and Kim Roberts – were recognized at the school’s annual Honors Day ceremony and received honors cords. To qualify, students must rank in the top 20 percent of their class in the college or school in which they are pursuing a major, and maintain a grade-point average of at least 3.50. Photo courtesy Brian Roberts

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School raises $12,000 for diabetes causes

April 12, 2017
School raises $12,000 for diabetes causes

Mariposa Montes (left) and Wyatt Hicks were the winners of the Silver Creek 1-mile Fun Run.

Student at Silver Creek battles disease

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Silver Creek Elementary helped raise an incredible $12,000-plus at its annual Field Day, 5K and Fun Run Friday, April 7.
Those proceeds will all go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in support of finding a cure for people everywhere with diabetes – but especially for Corynne Barone, a fourth grader at Silver Creek.
Corynne was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 21 months.
She endures five-to-10 finger sticks every day to check her blood sugar; each time she eats, she has to calculate the carbs she eats and give herself insulin accordingly.… Read the rest

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Easter on Main Street

April 12, 2017
Easter on Main Street

Vendors lined Azle’s Main Street, great food was provided by several operators, and kids enjoyed a petting zoo and pony rides, all during the Azle Women’s Business Association’s Easter on Main Street event Saturday, April 8.
Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Blitz rehabs 6 Azle homes

April 12, 2017
Blitz rehabs 6 Azle homes

Scores of volunteers spread out over the area and repaired/upgraded six houses. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Matthew 20:28
That scripture was lived out by real people all over Azle Saturday, April 8, when the 2017 Good Neighbors Spring Blitz brought out volunteers from all walks to revitalize six homes within the city.… Read the rest

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Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 12, 2017
Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Azle Mayor Alan Brundrett, far left, proclaimed April 9-15 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Azle. Brundrett is pictured with Azle public safety telecommunicators: (l-r) Somer Vaccarella, Angelque Scott, Heidi White, Dana Dowdle, and Michelle Abramski. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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