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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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Rootin’ Tootin’ New Year

January 6, 2016
Rootin’ Tootin’ New Year

Azle police were called to the scene of an apparent shooting incident in the 1000 block of Poe Street on the evening of Dec. 31. According to Lt. Bill Russell of the Azle PD, a possibly-intoxicated man got into a conflict with two adult nephews, who told their brother, also the man’s nephew. The third nephew challenged the uncle about his behavior and produced a handgun. When the uncle got into a van to leave the premises, the nephew fired several shots. No one was injured in the incident and no property was damaged. The nephew who fired the shots became distraught afterward and was transported to a hospital by Azle Fire Department medics, where he was treated for possible hyperventilation.… Read the rest

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Snow Comes to Azle

December 29, 2015
Snow Comes to Azle

This young lady at the Azle Memorial Library has endured searing Texas summers, spring downpours,  and, on Dec. 28, a gentle snow, the first of the season.                                               Photo by Mark K. CampbellRead the rest

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You May Pass: South Stewart Street Bridge Finally Open

December 22, 2015
You May Pass: South Stewart Street Bridge Finally Open

The Texas Department of Transportation opened the South Stewart Street Bridge late in the day Wednesday, Dec. 16. Residents, golfers, and church-goers who have had to drive extra miles due to construction detours since July are ecstatic to have traffic restored to the bridge.
Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Claw hammer, pursuit, crash, fire lead to man’s arrest

December 16, 2015
Claw hammer, pursuit, crash, fire lead to man’s arrest

Azle police Sgt. Steve Stutsman uses a portable fire extinguisher to try to put out the flames of a vehicle the suspect hit while fleeing police.                                                                Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Run Away!

December 9, 2015
Run Away!

Pirates head for the hills when an aligator nears. The Azle High School Drama Department’s annual presentation this year was Peter Pan and it was met with enthusiastic admiration – par for the course for the talented AHS cast and crew.                                         Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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‘Be Heard’

December 2, 2015
‘Be Heard’

After victorious outings against Northwest Eaton and Fort Worth O.D. Wyatt Nov. 24, Azle wrestlers – wearing “Be Heard” t-shirts  –assembled outside the gym to release balloons in remembrance of former Hornet Dammion Heard. After a prayer, Azle Coach Chris Allen spoke, mentioning the importance of not taking anyone for granted. Heard died under mysterious circumstances last April in Colorado where he wrestled for Western Colorado and was a rising star. After the brief ceremony at the high school, green balloons were released and floated away on the stout south breeze.                     Photos by Mark K.Read the rest

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‘Twas the Mess Before Thanksgiving

November 23, 2015
‘Twas the Mess Before Thanksgiving

Shortly before 1 p.m. – just as schools were releasing students early for the Thanksgiving holiday – the Azle Fire Department was called to Forte Junior High to extinguish a dumpster fire. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered it wasn’t the dumpster at all, but recyclable material inside a Moore Recycling truck that was burning. The truck had to dump most of its load onto the parking lot of the school so the fire could be extinguished.                                            Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest

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Bond, school bond: Azle ISD OKs voter survey to check public’s pulse

November 18, 2015
Bond, school bond: Azle ISD OKs voter survey to check public’s pulse

School board member Jeff Edwards plays a video game designed entirely by Silver Creek Elementary fourth grader Cole Webb.                                   Photo by Mark K. Campbell

 

BY MARK K. CAMPBELL
The Azle ISD student population is growing.
And it’s increasing at such a rate that already limited space is going to become further cramped in the near future.
With that in mind, on Nov. 17 at its regular meeting, school board trustees authorized a community survey by Fort Worth’s VLK Architects to contact a variety of voters to discern their attitude concerning a school bond.… Read the rest

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