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National Animal Shelter week recognized by City of Azle
AZLE — Pups were present and first on the agenda during Azle’s Nov. 7 city council meeting as the Azle Animal Shelter was recognized during National Animal Shelter week. In a proclamation …
Andrew Solorio with his new bur oak.
City of Azle holds successful second annual Texas Arbor Day tree giveaway
cns Heavy hardware Springtown volleyball athletes monopolize district awards after strong season JeFF PRINCE SPRINGTOWN – The Lady …
The 40,000-gallon tank utilized by the Central Community Volunteer Fire Department is relatively small in size but provides much needed benefits.
Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District opens rainwater harvesting grants
Parker County, Texas — Some of the best things in life are free. This year, the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (UTGCD) is again opening applications for rainwater …
Springtown High School’s percussion ensemble will attend the Music for All National Festival in March in Indianapolis.
They got the beat
SPRINGTOWN — Even though it’s still marching band season, Springtown High School percussionists have their eyes on March when they get to perform at the Music for All National Festival. …
Azle cross-country girls run far
Congratulations to the Azle girls cross-country team for qualifying to compete at the Region 1 Cross-Country Championship for the sixth season in a row. The girls placed ninth and did not …
Heather Lockridge and the Lady Hornets open the playoffs this week.
Lady Hornets hope to win, move forward in postseason
AZLE — The Lady Hornets were preparing to play in a bi-district championship volleyball game on Halloween night as the Tri-County Reporter was heading to press. Look for a game …
The team’s lone senior returns a serve.
Azle Christian volleyball celebrates lone senior
AZLE — Senior Night was relatively short at a recent volleyball game at Azle Christian School. The team’s roster includes one senior. On Oct. 17, the bleachers were packed at …
An emotional Jake Skartvedt earns a hug from his pop.
Azle Christian whips Texoma, celebrates upperclassmen
AZLE — Beating an opponent 45-0 in a game designed for families to celebrate their high school seniors made for special night. Azle Christian manhandled Texoma Christian at home in six-man …
Eighth-graders Reese Schluter, Sapphira Newbury, Dillon Tunnell, Qiuxi Hannah Martin, Eduardo Garcia, Hunter Walls, Brylon Soria and teacher Amy Hinkle.
Forte Junior High students become first in nation to experience new traveling trunk
AZLE — During the week of Sept. 15, Forte Junior High history students partied like it was 1776. The school’s eighth grade U.S. History students became the first in the country to …
Excellent Azle students
AZLE — Three Azle High School students were recognized as Young Texans of the Month at an Oct. 20 Optimist Club meeting. Joshua Carver, Allison Wright and Dakota Brewton were awarded with …
Festive Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas-themed items were a real hot ticket at the craft fair.
Azle FCCLA hosts first annual craft and vendor fair
AZLE — Azle High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter turned Azle High School into a veritable fairground for its first-ever craft and vendor fair fundraiser …
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Logan Murrell lights up the letters at the climax of the homecoming parade.

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Springtown homecoming parade draws hundreds, ends in blazing glory
Boys and girls from various sports teams and organizations across Springtown wore their jerseys and uniforms, rode floats, and waved to a large crowd of people who lined Pojo Drive for the annual …
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Wild West Festival 2023
Heroes Of The Old West performed multiple times at Springtown’s Wild West Festival on Sept. 16. Gunfighting shows are a tradition at the Wild West Festival.     
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Global Consultation on Arts and Music in Missions to display Azle and Springtown artists
Fort Worth – From Sept. 11 to Sept. 14, the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth will be holding the 2023 Global Consultation on Arts and Music in Missions to “explore how God …
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.
Survive an ice age with steampunk technology
From the SteamOS page — "Frostpunk is the first society survival game. As the ruler of the last city on Earth, it is your duty to manage both its citizens and infrastructure. What decisions …
Sam Houston is a syndicated columnist and newspaper executive. He is also an author, actor, playwright and entertainment producer/promoter.
Political hogwash and political agendas
As November nears, the calendar finds us amid the heart of political season with Election Day just a few short days away. Going to the polls should be a day to celebrate. An opportunity for the members of our community to come forward and vote.
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.
There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension
This game claims not to be a game, but there's quite a lot of gaming in it anyway There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension popped up in Steam on sale this week, so despite the fact I have 80 games in …
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.
What Remains of Edith Finch
The game starts on a ferry in Oregon. It's in first-person perspective, and we see an arm in a cast and a bouquet of lilies, so we know there's been a tragic death. In the person's lap is a diary …
As a licensed professional fishing guide, Michael Acosta shows you how to find them. The Granbury resident of 30 years has been fishing all of his life and has been a licensed guide since 1998.
It’s that time of the year when you need to be prepared
Cool Mornings, Warm Afternoons It’s that time of the year when you need to be prepared for both cool weather and sunny hot weather. Launching in the a.m. and running down the lake can be …
Janet Diane English Farmer
Janet Farmer 1964-2023
Janet Diane English Farmer, 59, passed away in her sleep at her home on Nov. 20, 2023, in Burleson. Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose. Visitation …
Barbara Merrell 1942-2023
Barbara Dale Henry Merrell, 81 years, of Springtown, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. A funeral service to honor Barbara’s life will be held at 11 a.m. CST on Dec. 2, at Alexander's …
Wanda Haggard 1938-2023
Wanda Ruth Haggard, age 85, passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, in Campbell, surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life was held at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in Biggers Funeral …
Debbie Barton 1960-2023
Debbie Sue Barton passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 5, 2023, at her home in Fort Worth. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in Biggers Funeral Chapel, 6100 Azle Avenue, Lake …
Charles Hamilton 1948-2023
Charles Terry Hamilton, son of the late Charles Hamilton and Beatrice McGaugh Hamilton, was born on Aug. 11, 1948, in El Paso, and departed this life on Nov. 5, 2023, at his residence in Dexter, …
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Viva Guadalupe! Beyond Mexico, the Indigenous Virgin Mary is a powerful symbol of love and inclusion for millions of Latinos in the US
Archbishop of Los Angeles Jose H. Gomez stands with people celebrating the Virgin of Guadalupe's feast day in 2022. AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Dec. 12 is a special day for millions of Catholics …