Emergency personnel discuss how to get a vehicle out of its predicament while a crowd gathers around the vehicle’s two occupants, who were unharmed but a little shaken after this incident Thursday evening, Feb. 20. Mary Ann Stewart, 80, of Azle and Sandra Beadling, 67, both of Azle, had to have help from Azle firefighters getting out of the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander after a tight turn from North Stewart Street onto Jarvis Lane landed them in a deep culvert.… Read the rest
Four people were taken to Texas Health Azle with non-life-threatening injuries following a rear-end collision in the 11600 block of FM 730 North Feb. 4. The crash occurred about 7 p.m. when Michael S. Fields, 52, of Azle, drove a white 1988 Ford F150 into the rear of a red 2009 Saturn Outlook driven by Misty D. Dale also of Azle. Dale, with three juvenile passengers, was stopped with her left turn signal on, waiting to turn left into a parking lot when she was struck from behind.… Read the rest
Spectators were treated to a preview performance of the Azle High School Indoor Drumline’s 2014 competition show, The Stand, Thursday, Jan. 30 in the AHS gym. Above, members of the drumline’s battery portray citizens 200 years in the future who have joined to put down an evil dictator who has taken power in America. The dictator, left front, is overcome by the revolution. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Good Samaritans gather important items, including a pet, after they stopped to help victims of a rollover accident in the 700 block of SH 199 West near Westline Road. According to the accident report, Robert Aaron Bauman, 24, of Springtown was at the wheel of a red 2005 Honda Accord traveling westbound in about the 900 block of SH 199 West when he may have fallen asleep. The Honda left the roadway and traveled about 300 feet – the length of a football field – before crossing the Westline crossover and rolling one-and-a-half times and coming to rest on its side in the grassy median.… Read the rest
Azle firefighters utilize the Jaws of Life to cut through the doorpost of a black 2000 Ford F350 pickup Sunday evening, Jan. 12. Trapped inside the pickup was its driver, Glyn Ray Williams, 52, of Azle, who sustained serious injuries when his vehicle rolled and came to rest on its side in the 1500 block of SH 199 West. It took firefighters from Azle and Parker County Emergency Services District 1 more than a half hour to extricate Williams from his vehicle, which scattered all manner of tools, hunting equipment, and even an animal carcass along the roadway and in the median as it rolled.… Read the rest
No one was injured Thursday, Dec. 26 around 1 p.m. when a hit-and-run driver in a gray pickup struck the vehicle pictured above in the eastbound lanes of State Highway 199 at Ash Creek Drive. The report was not available at press time, but Parker County Sheriff’s deputies were able to locate the hit-and-run vehicle.
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