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Heckuva Hurdlin’ Hornet

April 13, 2016
Heckuva Hurdlin’ Hornet

In the prelims at the District 5-5A Track and Field Championships in White Settlement April 11, Azle’s Conrad Reinhard blew away the competition. Following the finals April 12, six AHS athletes advanced to the regional meet. BOYS: Taylor Trower, Katy O’Dell, Kaylie Peters, Marisah Mata; and BOYS: Reinhard, Christian McGill. Alternates are Haddasah Marquart, Mata, McGill, Chase Slack, and the girls 4×400 team.                 Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Two killed in ‘Bay house fire

April 6, 2016
Two killed in ‘Bay house fire

Azle Fire Marshal Kenny Wilson, left, watches as Lt. Kevin Briggs and his ATF-trained K9 partner Taylor search for signs of accelerants for training purposes following a fire that took the lives of an elderly couple Monday morning.                                        Photo by Carla Noah Stustman… Read the rest

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Boom town

March 30, 2016
Boom town

New houses at Golden Pond off South Stewart Street, are springing up and the city is working on streets like Golfers Way and Kerry Lane as Azle continues to make improvements all over town.                                  Photo Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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City icon dies at 98

March 23, 2016
City icon dies at 98

Vancil Trammell spent decades serving Azle and making the town a better place in many ways.… Read the rest

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Taser Aftermath

March 16, 2016
Taser Aftermath

Two Azle police officers who attempted to serve an arrest warrant for resisting arrest in the 100 block of Porter Drive March 14 received minor injuries when the subject of that warrant – Justin T. Scott, 24, of Azle – again resisted arrest. Scott complied with officers until they handcuffed one of his hands; then he began to struggle in an attempt to break free, assaulting both officers. Officer Billy Thomson and Sgt. Richard Martinez employed OC spray, which had little to no effect on Scott. Then they deployed a Taser which had the desired result of subduing Scott; he was taken into custody without further incident.… Read the rest

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‘Ski Jump’ closed after truck strike

March 9, 2016
‘Ski Jump’ closed after truck strike

Emergency workers examine debris knocked off the bottom of the “Ski Jump” – an event that closed Hwy. 199 for several hours.                           Photo courtesy Azle Police Department… Read the rest

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Flipping at the ‘Ski Jump’

March 2, 2016
Flipping at the  ‘Ski Jump’

No one was seriously injured Feb. 23 about 7:30 p.m. when, during a cold rain, this black 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 rolled in the 200 block of eastbound Hwy. 199 just east of the ‘ski jump.’ Heather Ann Kleve, 24, of Haltom City was driving the pickup and received minor injuries, while her 1-year-old son was uninjured. According to the police report, Kleve entered 199 from the on-ramp at North Stewart Street, and as she merged onto the main lanes, the pickup struck standing water in the roadway, causing her to lose control. The truck spun and crossed both eastbound lanes of traffic before entering the grassy median sideways and flipping onto its top.… Read the rest

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Celebrating a Championship!

February 24, 2016
Celebrating a Championship!

Lady Hornet Hali Davis leaps into the arms of coach Chris Allen after winning the gold medal at the state wrestling tournament in Cypress.  Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Making the grade

February 17, 2016
Making the grade

Dr. Ray Lea, Azle ISD superintendent, congratulates Hornet Academy graduate Alexis Adams who, with 35 classmates, received her high school diploma Feb. 16.                                Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Signing Day 2016

February 10, 2016
Signing Day 2016

Eight Hornets officially signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Inking on Signing Day Feb. 2 at AHS were (l-r) Shane Drolet, headed for LeTourneau University; Sean Townsend, Weatherford College; Alex Edwards, Northwest Oklahoma; Trey Ramos, Stephen F. Austin; Chase Smith, Stephen F. Austin; Nick Davis, West Texas A&M; Kade Griffin, West Texas A&M; and Bryce Gum Northwest Oklahoma. All will play baseball or football.       Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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