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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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Flipping at the ‘Ski Jump’

March 2, 2016
Flipping at the  ‘Ski Jump’

No one was seriously injured Feb. 23 about 7:30 p.m. when, during a cold rain, this black 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 rolled in the 200 block of eastbound Hwy. 199 just east of the ‘ski jump.’ Heather Ann Kleve, 24, of Haltom City was driving the pickup and received minor injuries, while her 1-year-old son was uninjured. According to the police report, Kleve entered 199 from the on-ramp at North Stewart Street, and as she merged onto the main lanes, the pickup struck standing water in the roadway, causing her to lose control. The truck spun and crossed both eastbound lanes of traffic before entering the grassy median sideways and flipping onto its top.… Read the rest

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Celebrating a Championship!

February 24, 2016
Celebrating a Championship!

Lady Hornet Hali Davis leaps into the arms of coach Chris Allen after winning the gold medal at the state wrestling tournament in Cypress.  Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Making the grade

February 17, 2016
Making the grade

Dr. Ray Lea, Azle ISD superintendent, congratulates Hornet Academy graduate Alexis Adams who, with 35 classmates, received her high school diploma Feb. 16.                                Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Signing Day 2016

February 10, 2016
Signing Day 2016

Eight Hornets officially signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Inking on Signing Day Feb. 2 at AHS were (l-r) Shane Drolet, headed for LeTourneau University; Sean Townsend, Weatherford College; Alex Edwards, Northwest Oklahoma; Trey Ramos, Stephen F. Austin; Chase Smith, Stephen F. Austin; Nick Davis, West Texas A&M; Kade Griffin, West Texas A&M; and Bryce Gum Northwest Oklahoma. All will play baseball or football.       Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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“Showing and Telling”

February 3, 2016
“Showing and Telling”

Azle High School’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble,  JV, and varsity Winterguard (left) performed in a “Show and Tell” preview for friends and family, Jan. 28 in the Fine Arts gym. Viewers were treated to the JV Winterguard’s performance, “These Flowers are Coming Up Wild;” Varsity Winterguard’s competition show “Gardens of Stone;” and Percussion Ensemble’s competition show “Limitless: Live Unbound.” All three groups are ready for competition season, which began Jan. 30. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Ball Battle!

January 27, 2016
Ball Battle!

Lady Hornet Kylee Browne (right) won’t take no for an answer when it comes to snatching a ball away from a Boswell player. Photo courtesy Azle Sports Photography… Read the rest

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Azle wins inaugural UIL Spirit competition

January 20, 2016
Azle wins inaugural UIL Spirit competition

Coach Melissa McPherson and assistant coach Cassie Sheriff raise the state champ plaque, eliciting shouts of joy from the Azle High School cheerleaders. AHS won the first competition conducted at the University of Texas at Arlington.… Read the rest

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Woman murdered, husband charged

January 13, 2016
Woman murdered, husband charged


Crime scene tape and a large police presence marked the location where a rare murder investigation took place Friday, Jan. 8 – only the fourth in 19 years in Azle.                              Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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