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Frisbees and Jetpacks and Drums…Lots of Drums

February 4, 2015
Frisbees and Jetpacks and Drums…Lots of Drums

The Azle High School Indoor Drumline, under the direction of AHS Percussion Director Richard Kearns, revealed its 2015 competition show Up In The Air Jan. 29 in the AHS main gym. In the show, members of the drumline become part of a boy’s imagination as he dreams of flying. To the surprise of most, indoor kites and flying Frisbees are part of the fast-paced, innovative show. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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A Wily White Wonder

January 28, 2015
A Wily White Wonder

Photographer Natalie Gentry spied this pure white squirrel – presumably an albino – in Reno chowing down on its winter food cache and scurrying along a field Jan. 16. “I knew I had to shoot it (with my camera that is),” she said. On Jan. 21, she finally got the chance, although the wily white wonder did not like her getting out of her vehicle; the critter quickly scampered off.             Photo by Natalie Gentry… Read the rest

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Recycle Blaze

January 22, 2015
Recycle Blaze

A recycle truck emptied a bin at Azle Elementary Monday, Jan. 19 about 8:45 a.m., but with the sun in the driver’s eyes, the truck’s scoop clipped overhead electrical lines, shutting off power to the school and numerous homes, businesses, and churches. Worse, sparks from the electrical lines caught the truck’s contents on fire. The driver was able to move the vehicle away from the campus and dump his entire load in the middle of Church Street, where it blazed until Azle Fire Department personnel arrived to snuff the flames.
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Trial by fire

January 14, 2015
Trial by fire

At home in their former abode, now owned by friends, the Mowrey family is grateful to be safe after a devastating fire and for the vast outpouring of generosity from the community. From left to right are Hannah, Ginger, Hector, Madison, Ashley, and Jim. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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ICY NEW YEAR

January 7, 2015
ICY NEW YEAR

The New Year arrived with a b-r-r-r-r for man, beast, and hackberries. As it rained, the temperatures hovered around 30 to 33 degrees; fortunately, the roads remained free of ice.                                 Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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Flat Rock Road Wreck

December 30, 2014
Flat Rock Road Wreck

LaJunta volunteer firefighter Matthew Thomas tends to the driver who lost control of a pickup Monday, Dec. 29, on Flat Rock Road near Dwayne Drive. The man was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. An investigation is underway to determine why and how he lost control of the vehicle, which traveled across the roadway to the opposite bar ditch, struck a culvert, a telephone pole, and a metal fence before it came to a stop. Photo by Carla Noah StutsmanRead the rest

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City Lights

December 22, 2014
City Lights

Much needed rain brought out the colors of the season on Boyd Road. Even with this late in the year precipitation, 2014 remains one of the driest in recorded history. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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AHS’ Oz brings down the house

December 17, 2014
AHS’ Oz brings down the house

Taylor May delighted audiences with her splendidly evil portrayal of The Wicked Witch of the West in the AHS production of The Wizard of Oz. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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All I want…

December 10, 2014
All I want…

Jolly Ol’ St. Nick was on hand to hear every little boy and girl’s wishes for Christmas when the official Azle Christmas Tree was lit Saturday, Dec. 6.     Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Sacked

December 3, 2014
Sacked

Hornet Garrett Tidwell sacks Canutillo QB Javier Gomez as Azle’s Marshall Gilbreath (44) arrives to help. The Hornets lost the regional round game in Midland, 17-10, ending the winningest season ever by an Azle football team. STORY, PHOTOS ON PAGES 9A, 15A!  Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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