Patriotic songs, a happy community gathering in the park, and a night capped by thrilling fireworks – the annual Follow the Flag festivities in Azle’s Central Park were enjoyed by thousands. The second annual Lew Shaffer Award was given out, too. Shaffer was the original recipient. This year, he awarded it to the man who gave it to him in 2012, pastor Glyn Murphy. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman and Erienne Reed
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