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AZLE — Construction on a Dutch Bros Coffee recently began at the site where the old Azle Dairy Queen served up DQ Dudes, steak finger baskets and Peanut Parfaits for more than half a century …

SPRINGTOWN — Tears came to Terri Toone’s eyes when she started thinking about Rosa Parks’ legacy. Fed up with racist discrimination, Parks refused the order of a Montgomery …

Fort Worth’s Lone Star Squadron teaches young people valuable skills in and outside the militarySome students are preparing for their futures with the Sea Cadet Corps. The U.S. Navy Sea Cadet Corps …

Myers Jackson of Woody’s Salute speaks on Woody Williams, his legacyFor more than a year, Azle area military veterans have been spreading the word and drumming up support for a Gold Star Memorial …

Award-winning painter and Azle resident seeks to teach students and sell paintings at Grace and Faith CenterGil Pearson is a 90-year-old Azle resident with a passion for art and a life-calling for …

Jefferson was once one of the largest inland ports in the United States.  Riverboats brought merchandise and people to town. “They came from New Orleans up through Shreveport and they would hit …

Freddie Williams was only 18 years old when he felt the call to enlist in the Army — a decision that was largely influenced by his family. Williams’ father, two uncles and older brother all …

A free tour around Veal’s Station in Weatherford is set for 2-5 p.m. Oct. 23. The tour starts at the Tucker House, the 1889 historic home of V.J. and Emma Tucker, at 6245 Tucker Drive, where …

Tears welled in Springtown City Council member Ted Martinez’s eyes when he talked about his family and the hardships they had to endure. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month isn’t exactly at …

LEGENDS OF TEXAS   Editor's Note: The story of John Chesney Crownover and his wife, Nancy Castleman Crownover, is told by his third great-grandson, Don Spencer. Don and his wife, Andrea, …

As a recording of “God Bless America” played during Springtown’s Memorial Day service, the audience sounded off in a chorus of sniffles during an emotional part of the ceremony.   Rhonda …

When Mark Donahew asked the crowd at the May Azle Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon if they knew what the blue and gold star banners were for, very few hands were raised. According to Legion.org, …

Azle High School senior Brooke Schocke spent years working to fulfill her goal of meeting a WWII veteran and finding a way to honor them in a meaningful way. When she was 13 years old, Schocke …

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