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Azle’s Latest Grads

June 22, 2016
Azle’s Latest Grads

With this class of graudates June 20, the number of students earning degress from the Hornet Academy rose to 296. A full auditorium at AHS lauded the grads.        Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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That Sinking Feeling…

June 15, 2016
That Sinking Feeling…

The collapsed roadway in the 1600 block of Southeast Parkway continues to sink to new depths and is now holding water after the weekend rains. TxDOT officials, at last word, anticipated a contractor would be on site to begin work in mid-June – any day now.                             Photo by Carla Noah Stustman… Read the rest

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Congrats to the Class of 2016!

June 8, 2016
Congrats to the Class of 2016!

Principals (l-r) Brian Roberts of Azle Junior High, Amy Rollman of Eagle Heights Elementary, and Heidi Nelson of Silver Creek Elementary, were among the long line of faculty and administrators who congratulated graduates of Azle High during commencement exercises. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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It’s “Officially” Summertime on the Lake

June 1, 2016
It’s “Officially” Summertime on the Lake

Memorial Day weekend marks the official arrival of summer, and as usual, local boaters took it to heart and gathered on Eagle Mountain Lake.             Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Highway Access Road Collapse Getting Worse

May 25, 2016
Highway Access Road Collapse Getting Worse

As a section of roadway in the 1600 block of Southeast Parkway (Hwy. 199 service road) continues to sink deeper by the week, a spokesperson for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) says the agency’s staff is close to completing plans for the replacement of the retaining wall. That wall has moved significantly toward the main lanes of the highway due to pressure from the sinking roadway. The job will go out to bid in June with construction starting soon after, the spokesperson said. The 1600 block of Southeast Parkway remains closed to through traffic for the foreseeable future.                              Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Police Officer Memorial

May 18, 2016
Police Officer Memorial

Azle police officers Alex Kuenzle (left) and Tim Davis (right) stand at attention during the Police Officer Memorial service May 16. STORY, PHOTOS ON PAGE 2A.                                      Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Fatal Fall on Main Street

May 11, 2016
Fatal Fall on Main Street

A 64-year-old man identified as an employee of Frontier Communications – which recently bought out Verizon – died after falling more than 15 feet onto a concrete parking lot while working on overhead communication lines in the 200 block of Main Street May 10. He suffered a severe head injury. Azle Fire Department paramedics as well as a Parker County ESD 1 crew in the area responded, along with Azle Police. The man was taken to the helipad at Texas Health Azle, from which a CareFlite air ambulance transported him to Texas Health Fort Worth, where he was pronounced dead. The man’s identity had not been released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner by press time Tuesday.… Read the rest

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Springtime Football

May 4, 2016
Springtime Football

It’s early May and high school football doesn’t officially kick off until late August. But pigskins are flying around Hornet Field right now. Annual spring drills began May 2 with head coach Devon Dorris readying another batch of Hornets.                     Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Road worrier

April 27, 2016
Road worrier

The eastbound section of 1600 Southeast Parkway has gone from bad to worse. State Representative Charlie Geren said the repair that is rerouting hundreds of vehicles daily will likely take several months.                                                      Photo by Carla Noah Stustman… Read the rest

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Beneficiary of Servolution project found murdered

April 20, 2016
Beneficiary of Servolution project found murdered

Catherine Davis waves joyfully after a group repaired her home last month. She was murdered there April 18.… Read the rest

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