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AHS Choir concert slated Oct. 21

The Azle High School Choir, under the direction of Brent McCartney, will perform in a free concert beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21. The concert will be held in the AHS auditorium, and it’s free to the public.… Read the rest

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Take the Lake 2014

Take the Lake 2014

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Azle Colorguard

Azle Colorguard

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Habitual drunk driver arrested again

Habitual drunk driver arrested again

Man’s arrest for DWI is his 5th in Azle

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Azle police officers arrested a 58-year-old Lake Worth man Sept. 27 and charged him with driving while intoxicated (DWI) after the man crashed his pickup through a residential fence.
They soon learned that David Thomas Smith has a lengthy record of driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Azle News has learned that Smith’s latest arrest in Azle is his fifth DWI arrest in this city alone.… Read the rest

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Library gala nets $135K

Library gala nets $135K

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Love for the Azle Memorial Library – often called the “hallmark of Azle” – crosses all economic boundaries.… Read the rest

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Student health, safety lead school closure decisions

Student health, safety lead school closure decisions

AISD procedures outlined

by Carla Noah Stutsman
The weather forecasting community is predicting the winter of 2014-2015 to be both wetter and colder than average, which points to the possibility of more snow and ice.
Across the nation, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is infecting more and more people, mostly infants, children and teenagers, and causing respiratory difficulties and flu-like symptoms.
Then there is the first Ebola case in the nation – in Dallas, just 50 miles from Azle – that resulted in the death of a Liberian man.… Read the rest

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Sports

Azle pummels Coyotes, leap up in standings

Azle pummels Coyotes, leap up in standings

By Mark K. Campbell
It was the kind of victory that galvanizes not only a team but a town.
After making the long trek up to Wichita Falls Friday, Oct. 10 only to have bad weather force a postponement to the following day, Azle (5-1, 2-1) motored back Saturday at 5 p.m. and drilled the Coyotes, 35-14.
Excluding a couple of big WF plays that led to scores, the Hornet defense thwarted the hosts all afternoon.… Read the rest

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Ladies escape Wichita Falls, 3-2

Ladies escape Wichita Falls, 3-2

That was a close one.
While the football game was in the midst of being postponed due to weather, the Lady Hornet volleyball clash with the Lady Coyotes went on.
And it was a battle. Azle (23-11, 5-4) fought off Wichita Falls and won a 3-2 contest that gave AHS a 2-game cushion for the final 5-5A playoff berth with five matches to play.… Read the rest

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ACS wins big again

ACS wins big again

by Mark K. Campbell
Another game, another mercy rule victory for Azle Christian School (6-0, 2-0).
Coach Gary Rushing said his Crusaders were stellar against Granbury Cornerstone in a 57-12 victory at the ACS stadium.
Quarterback Joey Rosamond was a standout, Rushing noted.… Read the rest

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Movie Man

Dracula returns again: New Vlad not all that bad

Dracula returns again: New Vlad not all that bad

It’s quite a battle when it comes to the character that has been filmed the most.
Actually, it’s a fight between two characters with a couple more rather far behind.

About the film
Hamlet and James Bond are the runners-up in the character contest, with 48 and 25, respectively. Two dudes are above the Prince of Denmark and 007 in the most appearances category.

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