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Acting out: AHS drama club collects almost a ton of food

November 6, 2013
Acting out: AHS drama club collects almost a ton of food

Azle High School drama students collected almost a ton of food to give the Community Caring Center.

 

Azle High School’s drama students collected 1,745 pounds of non-perishable food items from local neighborhoods Wednesday, Oct. 30.

The students, in turn, presented the food to Azle’s Community Caring Center to help with that organization’s mission to help feed the hungry.

It’s all part of a nationwide community service project called “Trick-or-Treat So Kids Can Eat” sponsored by the International Thespian Society (ITS).… Read the rest

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MGP new high: 13th at State

November 6, 2013
MGP new high: 13th at State

The Marching Green Pride got a huge send off heading out to the UIL State Marching Band Contest Monday, Nov. 4 en route to San Antonio. Photo by Natalie Gentry

 

By Carla Noah Stutsman

Azle High School’s Marching Green Pride placed 13th in Division 4A at State UIL Marching Band Competition held Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

And while that news was met with some tears and disappointment – the MGP had set a goal early on to make it into the top 10 4A marching bands in Texas this year – it was actually a historic high finish.… Read the rest

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WWII vet calls Springtown home

November 6, 2013
WWII vet calls Springtown home

Marvin Dunlop (center), a WWII veteran, enjoys a cup of coffee with friends Richard Bond and Chuck Coker at Howell’s Cafe. Photo by Natalie Gentry

 

By Natalie gentry

Marvin Dunlop has seen Springtown change a lot in the 83 years he has lived here.

He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 when he was 18 years old.

“I became really well-traveled during my time in the service,” Dunlop said.… Read the rest

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Post’s new name honors fallen Afghan soldier

October 30, 2013
Post’s new name honors fallen Afghan soldier

Members of newly named Houston M. Taylor Memorial Post 356 sign the charter. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman

 

Former AHS student made ultimate sacrifice… Read the rest

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Both Azle High cross country teams advance

October 30, 2013
Both Azle High cross country teams advance

Heading to the Region I meet: (top, l-r) Shawn Mackey, Carson Leatherwood, Tyler Stewart, Christian McGill, Julian Hernandez, and Keaton Sherman. Photos by Mark K. Campbell

 

Hornets edge 2 others for final regional berth

By Mark K. Campbell

Azle High School boys cross country coach Keith Boenisch was uncertain if his squad had claimed the third and final regional slot at Ash Creek Park Oct. 24.… Read the rest

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Wagons ho!

October 30, 2013
Wagons ho!

Hardy folks made the wagon train journey from Jacksboro to Fort Worth with stops in Perrin, Mineral Wells, Weatherford, and Azle in between. The trek is annually part of the Red Stegall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival. Photos by Carla Noah Stutsman

 

Red Stegall Wagon Train makes annual stop in Azle on the way to the FW Stockyards… Read the rest

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Azle Christian earns state volleyball title

October 30, 2013
Azle Christian earns state volleyball title

Azle Christian School won the state volleyball title at Trinity Christian Church. They victors: (front, l-r) Shelby Sweet, Bre Cornelius, Alexis Vasquez, Katie Ferguson; (back) head coach Hollie Sherrod, Maggie Adams, Callie Gallemore, Stori Baird, Abi Roach, BaiLee Islas, and assistant coach Jack Roach.

 

Azle Christian School won the TCAF volleyball title in Willow Park’s Trinity Christian  gym Oct. 25-26.

The squad went 15-3 on the season and 8-0 in district.… Read the rest

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For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, around here we’ve been Pretty in Pink

October 23, 2013
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, around here we’ve been Pretty in Pink

It’s been pink everywhere lately: Among those raising funds and awareness about breast cancer this October were the Azle High School volleyball team which collected $5,000 for the Susan G. Komen organization. Photos by Mark K. Campbell and Natalie Gentry

 

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Multi-agency manhunt ends in death

October 16, 2013
Multi-agency manhunt ends in death

A small privately-owned helicopter takes off from a command center during a manhunt that lasted from around 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 until the fugitive pointed a gun at officers and was killed around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

Subject told wife he wanted cops to kill him

By Carla Noah Stutsman

What began as a routine traffic stop around 1:30 p.m. Monday on Midway Road between Azle and Springtown ended in the death of a man who was destined for prison but didn’t want to go.… Read the rest

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Hornets beat Bears 36-33 for happy Homecoming

October 16, 2013
Hornets beat Bears 36-33 for happy Homecoming

Hornet Caleb Yeager tackles a Brewer Bear. Later in the game, the senior outside linebacker suffered a back injury in a collision that endetd his season. Photo courtesy Bill O’Connor

Win crucial to stay in postseason hunt

By Mark K Campbell

Starting 0-3 in District 5-4A would be an almost certain season killer.

Azle (3-3, 1-2) avoided that pitfall with a 36-33 Homecoming victory over Brewer.… Read the rest

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