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Headed to Rio

July 13, 2016
Headed to Rio

Former Lady Hornet Shelbi Vaughan took the silver in the Olympic Trials; she will compete in Rio. Photo courtesy Shelbi Vaughan… Read the rest

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Having a Blast at Follow The Flag

July 6, 2016
Having a Blast at Follow The Flag

It was worth the wait as the annual Follow The Flag community event delivered its biggest fireworks extravaganza yet. Thousands poured into Central Park for the Independence Day celebration. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Follow The Flag 2016 here July 4

June 29, 2016
Follow The Flag 2016 here July 4

Thousands marvel annually when the fireworks light up the sky above Central Park for Follow The Flag. Once again this year, every aspect of the event is free.              Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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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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