A tractor trailer carrying a load of rocks ended up in the median at the intersection of Highway 199 and Jay Bird Lane June 17. According to the driver, Brian Maynard of Fort Worth, the truck came to rest there after he took evasive action when a car in front of him slammed on its brakes while eastbound on Highway 199. No one was injured. Photo by Natalie Gentry… Read the rest
Potential buyers bid on one of the houses up for auction as film crew members catch the action on camera at HGTV’s Texas Flip-N-Move work site on FM 730 North between Azle and Briar. HGTV will host auctions at the site each Saturday during June, beginning at 1 p.m. Photo by Natalie Gentry… Read the rest
The long-awaited moment when 341 members of the Azle High School Class of 2014 were pronounced graduates came at 8:27 p.m. Friday, May 30, at the Tarrant County Convention Center. Above, the graduates perform the traditional celebratory hat toss. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Holly Clements, left, is salutatorian and TJ Savage is valedictorian of the Azle High School Class of 2014. They will lead their classmates at graduation at 7 p.m. Friday, May 30, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
Three adults and three children were temporarily displaced after a fire at the Azle Oaks Apartments on Jarvis Lane Sunday afternoon, May 4. Firefighters from Azle Fire Department, Lake Worth FD, Eagle Mountain FD, Briar VFD, LaJunta VFD and Sansom Park FD, as well as the American Red Cross, responded to the scene. Here, Lake Worth FD’s ladder truck was utilized by firefighters to access the roof of the apartment building where the fire was located.… Read the rest
The start of the annual Azle First Assembly of God Easter EGG-stravaganza sent hundreds of excited youngsters racing into grassy Central Park to collect 15,000 eggs April 19. Those colored orbs lasted about two minutes. Afterward, the church offered free drinks and hot dogs to participants on the sun-splashed morning.
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Azle Police Chief Randy Reed (left) and Detective Victoria Little run the command post as two TRWD police officers (right background) and a volunteer wait for assignments during a search for a missing elderly woman. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest