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Be True to Your School

August 26, 2015
Be True to Your School

Likely, no one in this picture – or their parents – were around when the Beach Boys sang about loving your school in 1963. But you can bet the Marching Green Pride is true to Azle. The MGP debuted part of its program for the first time Aug. 21 during Friends and Family Night at Hornet Field. MORE PHOTOS ON 2A!                                                    Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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‘Not in Azle!’

August 19, 2015
‘Not in Azle!’

Azle Det. Sgt. Kevin Rogers uses a heat gun to demonstrate how quickly and how high heat rises inside a car. His gun registered over 131 degrees after just a few minutes.        Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

 

Police department program aims to keep kids, pets out of hot cars

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
Fifteen children and countless pets have died after being left in hot cars so far in 2015 across the United States, and three of those children died in Texas – one in Austin, one in Pecos, and one in Dallas.
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Fire destroys home in Reno

August 12, 2015
Fire destroys  home in Reno

Firefighters from La Junta, Briar-Reno, and Azle battled a blaze that destroyed a home in Reno Aug. 6. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Azle grad shoots winning NFL photo

August 5, 2015
Azle grad shoots winning NFL photo

Tom Pennington’s photo “Take That” own him the Dave Boss Award of Excellence in the 47th Annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest. The Azle High School graduate captured this shot last August at AT&T Stadium. Photo courtesy Tom Pennington/Getty Images… Read the rest

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Keeping the lakes full

July 29, 2015
Keeping the lakes full

At Shady Grove Park, folks cool off in Eagle Mountain Lake during the 100-degree temperatures. Water pumped up from Richland Chambers Lake kept EML from becoming a “mud hole” during the recent drought. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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Inaugural Sports Hall of Fame class chosen

July 22, 2015
Inaugural Sports Hall of Fame class chosen

Derek Dorris won the district triple jump all four years and still holds the Azle High School record.
Photo by Mark K. Campbell

 

 

Seven former AHS standouts will be inducted in October ceremony

 

BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
After numerous meetings covering months, a committee has chosen the inductees for the first-ever Azle Sports Hall of Fame.
Seven of the best athletes to ever represent AHS – during their years at Azle and afterward – will be honored at the Hornet football game, Friday, October 23 against Denton High.
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Wreck kills teen mother

July 15, 2015
Wreck kills teen mother

The 15-year-old mother of a 3-month-old infant was killed in a violent crash on Jacksboro Highway at its intersection with Nine Mile Bridge Road Sunday evening, July 12. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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July 4 blaze sends firefighter to Azle hospital

July 8, 2015
July 4 blaze sends firefighter to Azle hospital

Arriving fire units saw flames already through the roof in the 1600 block of Coral Road early in the morning of July 4. Several animals were rescued by fire personnel.                      Photo courtesy Matt Thomas

 

Puppies, other animals rescued from nocturnal blaze

BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
A late-night house fire sent a firefighter to an Azle hospital as a precaution.
On the scene in the 1600 block of Coral Road early in the morning of July 4 were Briar-Reno VFD and Azle firefighters.
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Azle ready to celebrate this weekend

July 1, 2015
Azle ready to celebrate this weekend

Fastlane, an Eagles tribute band, entertained hundreds June 26 at the Central Park amphitheater. This Friday, Aurora Bleu plays jazz and blues. The next day, thousands will fill the park for Follow The Flag.                 Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Locals Turn Out to Welcome Home a Wounded Warrior

June 24, 2015
Locals Turn Out to Welcome Home a Wounded Warrior

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Hundreds lined the route to welcome injured soldier Laramie Dockery home June 23.  Photo by Mark K. Campbell and Natalie Gentry… Read the rest

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