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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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Springtime Football

May 4, 2016
Springtime Football

It’s early May and high school football doesn’t officially kick off until late August. But pigskins are flying around Hornet Field right now. Annual spring drills began May 2 with head coach Devon Dorris readying another batch of Hornets.                     Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Road worrier

April 27, 2016
Road worrier

The eastbound section of 1600 Southeast Parkway has gone from bad to worse. State Representative Charlie Geren said the repair that is rerouting hundreds of vehicles daily will likely take several months.                                                      Photo by Carla Noah Stustman… Read the rest

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Beneficiary of Servolution project found murdered

April 20, 2016
Beneficiary of Servolution project found murdered

Catherine Davis waves joyfully after a group repaired her home last month. She was murdered there April 18.… Read the rest

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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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