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
Trey Shearer of Silver Creek Elementary School accepts the award for winning the LG Coaches Cook-Off from William Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics USA, left, basketball legend Clyde Drexler, back, and Baylor University Head Basketball Coach Scott Drew, right.
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Currently ranked in first place in Open Class in the state of Texas, the Azle High School Indoor Drumline heads to College Station Saturday where it will compete in Reed Arena for the equivalent of the state title in the Texas Color Guard Circuit (TCGC) Championships. Above, drumline members performed a “trash can band” number at the Central Park Amphitheater for the Azle Memorial Library’s fifth birthday celebration Saturday, March 29.… Read the rest
A fire Thursday, March 13, inside a shop building in the 1700 block of Scotland Avenue caused the “complete loss” of the building itself as well as its contents, according to Tarrant County Deputy Fire Marshal Mike Rehfeld. The exact cause of the fire is not known; however, Rehfeld said it began in the immediate area of a lawn tractor the owner had just used and put away. Vehicles ranging from lawn mowers to four-wheelers to fully restored antiques were inside the shop when it burned.… Read the rest
Azle firefighters, still spraying foam onto a pickup that had been fully engulfed in flames moments earlier, work to open the hood so they can get to the source of the fire. The pickup caught fire Wednesday, March 3, about 6:30 p.m. as its driver and two passengers were northbound on FM 730 North, just north of the Sandy Beach Road intersection. No one was injured, but traffic was tied up for almost an hour.… Read the rest