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An overview labeling proposed construction in the affected area.
TxDOT proposes plans for new hospital off-ramp
AZLE —After more than a decade, Azle residents can hope to soon drive a quicker route to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle after the Texas Department of Transportation unveiled …
Brittingham and Freckles the kingsnake.
Wildlife on the Move brings animals to Azle
AZLE — Animals bring people together. At least that was the case at the Azle Memorial Library Tuesday, June 4 during a special presentation by nonprofit Wildlife on the Move. The free event …
Dr. Shaunary Feller is excited to start the year as principal of “The Rock School.”
Shaunary Feller named new principal at Azle Elementary
AZLE — Azle Elementary School will have a new principal in the fall with a familiar face. Shaunary Feller has worked in Azle ISD for 25 years as a teacher, counselor, administrator and more. …
Sports
Molly Pack smiles big next to her winning Brangus cow Miss Raquelle.
SHS senior’s hard work pays off with San Angelo Stock Show win
SPRINGTOWN — Despite her young age, Springtown High School senior Molly Pack is an old pro at showing livestock, but each time she gets in the ring, it feels like a new experience. …
Tri-County Sports Roundup for March 21
Three members of the Springtown Lady Pines powerlifting team brought home bronze medals after third-place finishes in their respective weight classes at the Class 4A Division State Meet at the …
Four Lady Hornet lifters qualify for state; Lady Pines, Lady Hornets prep for soccer playoffs
Four members of the Azle Lady Hornets will be competing at the Class 5A Division I Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association State Meet this weekend in Frisco. The quartet qualified …
Paradise drag-racing youngster Lane Swift won the 2023 award for Junior Sportsman Champion at the Feb. 3 Ardmore Dragway Racer Appreciation Banquet in Sulphur, Oklahoma.
Local young drag racer named junior sportsman champion
SULPHUR, Okla. — Paradise drag racing youngster Lane Swift keeps coming home with hardware and cash. Lane, 9, won the 2023 award for Junior Sportsman Champion at the Feb. 3 Ardmore Dragway …
Back row, l-r: AHS Colorguard Director Caleb Hunter, Abigail Evans, Phybie Guinn, Karma Cavil, Jayden Evans, Dunessca Gutierrez, Edward Holt, Nevaeh Jackson, Madilyn Sweetser and Debra Oldroyd (staff). Middle row, l-r: Sierra Leal, Evelyn Hymer, Jianna Menefee, Annika Birkeland and Katie Ann Hoyt. Front row, l-r: Bryanna Pender, Captain Gracie Cazares and Sara Gonzales.
Winter Guard takes first in season opener
AZLE — Azle High School’s Varsity Winter Guard won big at the first contest of the season. The school’s varsity team placed first above some 2023 Winter Guard International finalists and North Texas Colorguard Association winners.
Education
Students, teachers and city employees travel in a convoy on their way to school.
‘Bike and Roll’
AZLE — Azle Elementary students had fast fun and a police escort on their way to school the morning of May 17. For National Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Month, the City of Azle and Azle …
Campus teachers of the year.
Azle ISD recognizes retirees, awardees
AZLE — At the end of the 2023-2024 school year, Azle ISD saw 37 teachers, administrators and other staff retire. The district recognized these individuals along with other awardees at a second …
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The Blue Angels spokesman, Lieutenant Connor O’Donnell, addressed crowds and introduced the pilots and maintenance crews to attendees.
Angels over Azle
For the first time in eight years, the Navy’s famed Blue Angels graced the skies over the Azle-Lake Worth area. The 2024 Wings Over Cowtown Airshow was held April 13-4 at the nearby Naval Air …
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My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. I’ve been playing games on the home computer since the days of the Trash 80. I love indie, open-world, unique, puzzle, and resource games. The cake is a lie.
Fun games with real-world physics
Here are a couple of quick-to-play physics games that will keep you entertained for a few of hours. 'Physics games' usually assign physical properties to objects in the game, and the puzzle is learning how to manipulate those physical properties to manipulate the object.
My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. I’ve been playing games on the home computer since the days of the Trash 80. I love indie, open-world, unique, puzzle, and resource games. The cake is a lie.
We Happy Few
We Happy Few is set in 1964 Britain, in an alternate timeline in which the nation lost the war with Germany. The citizens take a drug they call Joy that keeps them happy and causes memory loss, which is a bonus for many of these people. They have a lot of memories they’d like to suppress. But the drugs just aren’t working as well as they used to.
Sam Houston is a syndicated columnist and newspaper executive. He is also an actor, author, playwright and entertainment producer/promoter.
Which side of the coin does your candidate fall on?
As time has passed, the leaders in education have adjusted and altered curriculums to align with the perceived needs of contemporary society. Two generations ago, a traditional education included a healthy dose of the sciences, civics, mathematics and traditional languages like Latin.
Jennifer Harrison - My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. I’ve been playing games on the home computer since the days of the Trash 80. I love indie, open-world, unique, puzzle, and resource games. The cake is a lie.
Chuchel
Chuchel, from Amanita Designs, is another lighthearted game from Jaromír Plachý. He started work on Chuchel shortly after finishing Botanicula in 2012.
"Harbor Lights: Stories" by James Lee Burke
It's a hand-to-mouth existence; you never know where your next meal will come from, unless it's from a warden or a trusty. You never truly know who you're sleeping against or where your next ten bucks'll come from. There's no privacy living in the underbelly. You can lose your soul there. And in "Harbor Lights," a new short-story collection by James Lee Burke, you could also lose your life.
Obituaries
Obituaries
Donald “Don” Lancaster 1932-2024
Donald Ray “Don” Lancaster, 92, passed away peacefully Friday, June 6, 2024 at his home in Springtown, surrounded by his family. Funeral service was at 11 a.m., Monday, June 17...
Karen Gayle Jett 1956-2024
Karen Gayle Jett, born March 9, 1956 in Fort Worth, left this earthly realm May 29, 2024 at 9:41 p.m. after valiantly enduring complications that accompanied several pulmonary issues and a lung transplant. Friends and family, please join us for a memorial service at noon Saturday, June 22...
George Douglas Baker Sr. 1949-2024
George Douglas Baker Sr. received his heavenly reward Sunday June 16, 2024. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, White’s Funeral Home...
Dennis Wayne Hall 1956-2024
Dennis Wayne Hall, 68, passed away at home with his wife by his side, Monday, May 20, 2024 in Springtown. Memorial Service is at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 29, at Christway Baptist Church in Springtown.
Richard Michael Talbot 1954-2024
Richard Michael Talbot, 70, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at home with his loving and devoted wife Connie by his side. A celebration of life will take place Saturday, June 22, 2024...
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Consumer survey on EVs reveals perception vs. reality
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