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Azle Police Department

Here are the incidents investigated by the Azle Police Department last week.… Read the rest

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Final tally in: Azle voters approve extension of street maintenance sales tax

The News went to press at 11 p.m. Tuesday night, just minutes before the final Azle precinct reported its returns for Proposition 1, renewing an existing one-fourth of one percent sales and use tax to fund maintenance and repairs to existing city streets. The News projected the measure would pass based on returns from four of the city’s five precincts.

The measure did, in fact, pass, with 1,984 voting FOR the measure and 302 voting AGAINST.… Read the rest

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Front Page News

ERT puts AISD ahead of AED curve nationally

ERT puts AISD ahead of AED curve nationally

 

Every campus has a life-saving device

by Mark K. Campbell
Azle is different.

The school district is so proactive in medical emergencies that the AISD is used by a national organization as a positive example of being prepared.
Eagle Heights Elementary Nurse Heather Lee said two people locally have been saved by strategically placed Automated External Defibrillators (AED).… Read the rest

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Main Street food pantry helping area residents

Main Street food pantry helping area residents

94-year-old woman works on site

By Natalie Gentry
The Life and Liberty Food Pantry was helping local families in need Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 133 East Main Street in Azle.
The food pantry is funded by the Life and Liberty Church in Meadowbrook and has been serving the area for the past two years.… Read the rest

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Banquet honors AISD students: Optimists gather for 35th time

Banquet honors AISD students: Optimists gather for 35th time

by Mark K. Campbell
Once again, the Azle Optimist Club assembled to recognize some of the top students in the Azle Independent School District.
Emceed by Optimist President Edwin Newton, two students from each AISD school gathered at Forte Junior High.… Read the rest

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Happy Hornets

Happy Hornets

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Sports

Azle’s Victory

Azle’s Victory

Action from Azle’s impressive victory over Fort Worth Dunbar: Trevor Boiles (18) makes a great catch, snagging both ends of the ball; Chase Smith (20) and Justin Scarbro (54) open a hole for QB Jamie King (12); Trey Ramos (5) returns an interception; the Azle defense –Seth Bell (50), Nick Murray (27), Dylan Moore (21), and Seth Ortega (28) – stop a Wildcat; Dalton Cole (16) tries to get rid of a pesky Dunbar tackler.… Read the rest

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Azle battles Lions at Porcupine Stadium.

Azle battles Lions at Porcupine Stadium.

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Onward to state!

Onward to state!

The Hornets blasted Fort Worth Dunbar to advance to the Area round against Burleson at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex Friday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.!

Witness Azle break the all-time AHS  single  season victory record with a win over Burleson!

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Movie Man

Sequel 20 years in the making is no less Dumber

Sequel 20 years in the making is no less Dumber

Funny is a tricky thing. What makes someone else laugh is flat-out unfunny to someone else. Humor-wise, movies have run the gamut.

About the film
Dumb and Dumber To is the official sequel to 1994’s Dumb and Dumber (Movie Man No. 57, a ‘-’ in those ancient non-numbering days, a 5 today).
This is the real second movie with the original makers; it’s not to be confused with Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd in 2003 – which was a dud that still managed to make its paltry $19 million budget back (it made $26.2 million).… Read the rest

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