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AHS Indoor Drumline winning show

AHS Indoor Drumline winning show

Here’s a link to the AHS Indoor Drumline’s award-winning show, The Stand. This particular performance was at the AHS gym Monday, March 24. http://youtu.be/v1tFo2bnQt8Read the rest

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Scout dinner coming here April 26

The 2014 annual Boy Scout dinner is slated for 404 West Main Street Saturday, Apr. 26 at 6 p.m. Any business or person interested in sponsoring a table can contact the Longhorn Council at 817-231-8500.… Read the rest

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Shearer cooks his way to a win at Final Four

Shearer cooks his way to a win at Final Four

Silver Creek PE teacher secures physical fitness grant

by Carla Noah Stutsman
When you tell someone a local elementary school PE teacher competed in a cook-off at halftime at the Final Four, they tend to look at you like you have two heads.… Read the rest

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State Champs!

State Champs!

AHS Indoor Drumline wows judges in College Station

by Carla Noah Stutsman

No. 1.
“You could feel the energy when you walked in – it was incredible,” Richard Kearns said. “The kids did a great job, but the amount of support we get from Azle is overwhelming. So many people drove down to support us.”… Read the rest

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Under attack:

Under attack:

Man wrecks city vehicle, injures two officers at Azle police station

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A former employee of the Springtown Independent School District is held in the Tarrant County jail after he waged an attack on the Azle Police Department Saturday night, April 5.
A police vehicle owned by the city was damaged and two officers were injured in the wake of the attack.… Read the rest

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Former AHS wrestler dies in Colorado

Former AHS wrestler dies in Colorado

Heard grew up in Azle area

by Mark K. Campbell
Dammion Heard, a Texas high school state wrestling champion who honed his skills in Azle, died in Colorado.
The 20-year-old student-athlete at Western State University in Gunnison had just completed his freshman season.
Heard was last seen on the campus Saturday, March 29.
His body was discovered on Bureau of Land Management property about eight miles from Gunnison April 3.… Read the rest

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Sports

District track meet begins at Little Elm HS

District track meet begins at Little Elm HS

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Azle gets big win over Guyer

Azle gets big win over Guyer

Hornet baseball coach Anthony Barron said Azle (8-13-1, 3-5) needed to have a good second half for a chance at a playoff berth.
That effort began with a plus when AHS gave Guyer just its second loss of 5-4A play, 8-2.
Barron said, “It was one of those games where everything went right for us.”
Azle trailed 1-0 but tallied four runs in the top of the third.… Read the rest

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Ladies the team to beat in Region I ball

Ladies the team to beat in Region I ball

by Mark K. Campbell

The Lady Hornet softball team keeps going one direction – up.
With a 4-1 road win at Denton Guyer – a 20-win squad – Azle (24-4, 10-0) continued its march to the upper reaches of the Texas Girls Coaches Association 4A poll.… Read the rest

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Movie Man

It’s shield vs. S.H.I.E.L.D. in Captain America 2

It’s shield vs. S.H.I.E.L.D. in Captain America 2

So far, so good for the recent spate of Marvel superhero movies.
They are on a Pixar-esque run. Of course, even Pixar petered out (thank you Cars 2 [2011, Movie Man No. 934, a 4]).
But it’s still clear sailing for Marvel – the second Captain America movie is pretty good.

About the film
For decades, Marvel and DC, were the Ford/Chevy rivals of the comic book business. Devotees of each defended their preferences fervently.

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