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Oaks Fall So Schools Can Rise

June 28, 2017
Oaks Fall So Schools Can Rise

Dirt work and the clear-cutting of trees on two properties slated for new Azle schools – Azle Elementary on Lakeview Drive and Walnut Creek Elementary (above) on Stribling Drive North – have changed the landscape significantly. The two new schools, funded by a $59.5 million, voter-approved bond package, are expected to be completed in time for the 2018-2019 school year.      Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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One Injured in Fire

June 21, 2017
One Injured in Fire

One person was transported to a hospital by LifeCare ambulance as a result of a mobile home fire in the 200 block of Bryon Drive Friday morning, June 16. Parker County ESD1 firefighters from La Junta, Silver Creek, and Springtown fire departments responded to the blaze.       Photo by Christina Derr… Read the rest

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That’s a Big Bubble

June 14, 2017
That’s a Big Bubble

The Professsor Pops Bubble Show entertained scores of children – and adults – at the Azle Memorial Library’s June 13 summer program.                     Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Happy grads!

June 7, 2017
Happy grads!

Donned in Hornet Green, seniors in the Azle High School Class of 2017 celebrated their graduation Monday, June 5 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. While their families watched excitedly, seniors heard words of wisdom from school and student leaders and sang the alma mater one last time together. The event marked the final graduation ceremony for retiring Azle ISD Superintendent Dr. Ray Lea. 
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Marquart, Hightower lead AHS class of 2017

May 31, 2017
Marquart, Hightower lead AHS class of 2017

Hadassah Marquart, left, is valedictorian, and Kassidy Hightower, right, is salutatorian of the Azle High School class of 2017. Each will address graduating seniors during commencement exercises Monday, June 5, at 7 p.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center.                             Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Music in the Park season starts June 2

May 24, 2017
Music in the Park season starts June 2

A big hit at the 2016 Sting Fling, Poo Live Crew returns to the Central Park amphitheater stage to kick off Music in the Park Friday, June 2.                         Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Memorial Remembers Officer with Azle Ties

May 17, 2017
Memorial Remembers Officer with Azle Ties

The Azle Police Department hosted a memorial service Monday, May 15, in Central Park, in observance of Police Officer Memorial Day. In addition to honoring fallen law enforcement officers everywhere, the service honored Abilene Police Officer Billy A. Rose, who died in a motorcycle crash while on duty in 1952. Rose had family ties to the Azle community.  Above: Azle police officers salute as members of Azle High School’s Civil Air Patrol Hornet Squadron post the colors.                            Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Insect Causes Rollover

May 10, 2017
Insect Causes Rollover

A 17-year-old Azle High School student, driving himself and his 15-year-old sister to school Monday morning, May 3, was distracted when an insect landed on his hand. The young driver lost control of the blue 2001 Chevrolet Xtreme he was driving, which rolled onto its top, according to an accident report filed by the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. Both teens were transported to a Fort Worth hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.             Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Keen eye nets stolen goods

May 3, 2017
Keen eye nets stolen goods

Azle Police detective Richard Lukowski removes stolen items recovered from a home in the 600 block of Lake Crest Parkway following the execution of a search warrant.      Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Minor Injury in Wreck Near High School

April 26, 2017
Minor Injury in Wreck Near High School

One person received minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident in the 1200 block of Boyd Road Tuesday morning, April 25. Further details were not available by press time.                     Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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