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BY MARK K CAMPBELL While no time frame has been etched in stone, Spring Break looms as a date for two prominent positions in the Springtown ISD to likely be filled – one before and one after. Superintendent Mike Kelley said he has received many top notch candidates to replace out-going SHS principal Chris Pennington and head football coach/athletic director Brad Turner. “I’m very excited about the quality of candidates for both positions,” Kelley said. He added that Springtown – as a town and as a school district – is enticing to many. “The applications I’ve received refl ect that these positions are both very desirable jobs,” he said. Kelley said that the football coach/ AD position will be the first filled. “I thinks it’s fairly typical for schools our size to bring in a new head football coach in mid-spring so he can begin evaluating the existing program. “A signifi cant portion of his work is likely done by then – football games, scheduling, realignment, etc.” Replacing Pennington as SHS’ principal is trickier since that position is loaded with many activities that take place after Spring Break – STAAR testing, teacher contract renewals and evaluations, and graduation to name a few. “I suspect that each of the principal PLEASE SEE SISD, PAGE 2A.
Porcupine goal keeper Evan Glesne leaps high to stop a Brewer attempt to score. Springtown hosted the White Settlement school Saturday, Feb. 8 in soccer matches delayed a day by winter weather. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
Westberry recognized as a top teacher With so many duties still ahead this spring for SHS principal Chris Pennington – here overseeing the graduation of the Class of 2013 – his replacement will not be chosen until at least mid-March. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
Goshen Creek Kindergarten teacher Melissa Westberry was among 32 teachers from across the region to be honored by Weatherford College at the 2013-14 Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers celebration on Jan. 24. Celebrating its 18th year the Harvey Academy honors exemplary teachers in the memory of Professor Emeritus Jack Harvey, who taught at WC for 23 years and was considered among his
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peers to be a “master teacher.” Westberry’s nomination highlights her rapport with her students. Her reaction to receiving the award was earnest and forthright. “I am so excited to have been chosen to receive the Jack Harvey award this year,” Westberry said. “A plaque listing past recipients hangs in the board room at Central Services with some pretty legendary names. “I feel extremely honored to be recognized with many of my most
admired colleagues,” she continued. “The awards ceremony was wonderful and I will treasure the experience for years to come.” Her nomination was fi lled with superlatives: “Mrs. Westberry is exemplary because she encompasses all the traits of a model teacher. She is caring, nurturing, disciplined and fair. She always puts student learning and student needs above all else.” The nomination also illustrates her relationships with her peers.
“Mrs. Westberry models teacher leadership, and she constantly searches for methods to enhance her teaching ability,” the nomination reads. “A consummate professional, she exemplifi es the best of what education entails. “Her peers look to her for advice, counsel, and often just a positive word. Mrs. Westberry’s work ethic and resolve for student success have made her an exemplary teacher and a model educator,” it continues. “It goes without saying that Goshen Creek Elementary School is extremely lucky to have Mrs. Westberry serving our students.”
Melissa Westberry, a kindergarten teacher at Goshen Creek ElMelissa Westberry and her class read a book. The Jack Harvey ementary, was recognized as an exemplary teacher by Weathernomination praises the report Westberry has with her class. Photos by Natalie Gentry ford College on Jan. 24.
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NEWS DIGEST Next archaeology meeting Feb. 20 The Parker County Archaeological Society will meet Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the room behind the Legends Museum, 839 North Main Street. Speaking will be Mickey Miller, an expert on bow and arrow technology.
Home for the Heart now Feb. 17 Bad weather has moved an annual Springtown charity fundraiser. Home for the Heart was originally set for Feb. 10 but now it’s Monday, Feb. 17, still at the Senior Center from 6 to 9 p.m. The event, which includes demonstrations, an auction, and door prizes, benefits the library, Legends Museum, Neighbor to Neighbors, Liberty Lighthouse, and the Senior Center.
Miss Springtown pageant Feb. 22 The 2014 Miss Springtown pageant, a girls-only event, is set for Feb. 22 at the SHS auditorium. The four categories for competition are Miss Springtown, Miss Baby Springtown, Miss Princess, and Miss Junior Springtown. The Miss Springtown winner receives a $750 scholarship. For more information, contact Wendy Dusek at 817-658-6554 or at wdusek09@ gmail.com. Eagle Mountain Lake at Shady Grove Park resembled a polar landscape as waves of icy and snowy weather swept through the area recently. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
SISD ballot deadline is Feb. 28 Hopefuls planning to run for a seat on the Springtown ISD school board can apply through Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. Packets are available at the SISD administration building at 301 East 5th Street. For more information, contact Darlene Pennington at 817220-1700.
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applicants currently in an administrative position will have very important responsibilities yet to fulfill in their current district,” Kelley said. With that thinking in mind, the superintendent said formal interviews with principal candidates will not begin until after Spring Break, March 10-14. Kelley added that Pennington will have most of those intricate details and chores finished before his replacement arrives. Kelley said he hopes to have a football coach/AD in place before Spring Break. “There are several variables that could impact the timing of our athletic director/head football coach, but I think a legitimate target would be to have the new coach in place by Spring Break,” he said.
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SISD election filing period in full swing by Natalie GeNtry Election Day is coming and the Springtown Independent School District (SISD) has begun to accept candidate applications for the two available places. SISD conducts trustee elections by “place.” A candidate must select which “place” they will run. As of Feb. 12 two incumbents have filed – Jody R. Lowery for Place 4 and Amy Walker for Place 5. The candidate filing period ends Feb. 28.
Candidate packets are available during the entire filing period and can be picked up at the SISD Administration Office at 301 East 5th Street. Registered voters of the Springtown School District may vote in the SISD Board of Trustees Election at Springtown City Hall, during the early voting period (April 28-May 6) and on Election Day (May 10). For more information, contact Darlene Pennington, secretary to superintendent/election coordinator, at 817-220-1700 in the SISD Administration Office.
SHS singers shine in solo and ensemble UIL competition by Natalie GeNtry Twenty-seven Springtown High School (SHS) choir students competed at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Solo and Ensemble Competition on Feb. 8. Seventeen of those students earned a superior rating on their solos. Of the 17, six students earned a superior rating on a class II solo. Those standouts students are Cera Dyson, Stormie Pritchett, Savanna Siefkas, Priscila Soto, Ryan Stephens, and Cody Swanson. In addition, SHS had 11 students earn a superior rating on a class I solo. These students qualify for state on Memorial Day weekend: Caleb Brooks, Alaina Coss, Olivia Lindsey, Shelby McLerran, Emily Mitchell, Taylor Myrick, KaCee Newkirk, JJ Rivera, Taylor Small Weddings • Showers • Parties • Retreats • Lodging • Meetings Teague, Donovan Warren, and 383 Country Rd. 3672, Springtown • 817-220-2681 Mistian Whitehead. www.stillwatersretreattexas.com
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School district prepares for Open Houses coming by Natalie GeNtry March is always a busy month for Texas schools; there is testing to prepare for and Spring Break plans to make. This year the Springtown Independent School District (SISD) has added another event to the calendar: Open House. Open House is a night designed to give parents and guardians some insight into their child’s school day. It is a great time for adults to ask questions of their children’s teachers to solidify the parent-teacher tag-team and ensure success for each student. Communication between school and home is essential to the educational process and an Open House is an opportunity to further the
rapport. Springtown High School kicks the week off with their Open House on Monday March 3, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Springtown Intermediate School chose to couple their Math and Science Night with their Open House on Tuesday, March 4, from 6-7:30 p.m. Goshen Creek Elementary and Reno Elementary will both host their events on Thursday, March 6, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Springtown Elementary School’s Open House will be March 6 as well, from 5:307:30 p.m. Springtown Middle School completes the district’s Open Houses on Thursday, March 6, from 6-7:30 p.m.
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LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of CAROL THORNTON, Deceased, were issued on January 29, 2014, in Cause No. 13P276, pending in the County Court of PARKER County, Texas, to: Jamie Thornton. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. c/o: Michele Audet, Attorney at Law 918 S. Main Street, Weatherford, Texas 76086 DATED the 4th day of February, 2014. Michele Audet, Attorney for Jamie Thornton State Bar No.: 00792338 918 S. Main Street, Weatherford, Texas 76086 Telephone: 817-341-0088; Facsimile: 817-341-0090; Email: email@example.com NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On March 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM the City of Springtown Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing and consider recommending to the City Council a Zone Change request for Lot 26 & part of Lot 27, Block 1, Lots 6 & 25, Block 2, Lot 5, Block 1, and part of Lot 4, Block 1, all in the Wilsons First Addition to the City of Springtown, Parker County, TX and containing 1.6 acres and also known as 527 & 529 N Main St & 608 N Ash Terrace, Springtown, TX. The Planning & Zoning Commission will also consider a plat revision of Lots 26R, Block 1 and 25R Block 2, Wilsons First Addition, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Volume 15, Page 16, Deed records, Parker County, Texas, said tracts 5, 26, and North ½ of Lot 4 and North ½ of Lot 27 being in deed to Sadash Corporation, recorded in Document No. 201308220, Real Records, Parker County, Texas, and Lots 6 & 25, Block 2 being described in deed to Sadash Corporation, recorded in Document No. 201308219, Deed Records, Parker County, Texas. On March 27, 2014 at 6:30 PM the City Council will hold a public hearing and consider the Planning & Zoning Commission’s recommendation on the same property. Both meetings will take place in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 102 E 2nd St., Springtown, TX. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On March 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM the City of Springtown Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding a Special Use Permit to allow an auction house at the property located at 335 E Hwy 199, in the Highway Commercial (C2) district. On March 27, 2014 at 6:30 PM the City Council will hold a public hearing and consider the Planning and Zoning Commission’s recommendation on the same property. Both meetings will take place in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 102 E. Second Street. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On March 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. the City of Springtown Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding a Special Use Permit to allow a resale shop at the property located at 121 E. First Street, in the Restrictive Commercial (C1) district. On March 27, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. the City Council will hold a public hearing and consider the Planning and Zoning Commission’s recommendation on the same property. Both meetings will take place in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 102 E. Second Street.
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to determine whether there’s a link between the recent swarm of 30-plus earthquakes in the area and the wastewater injection wells located nearby, DeShon said. The only catch is that it could be a year or even two before researchers collect enough data, decipher it, and publish the findings. The SMU research team unveiled a website containing information about the study which can be viewed at http://smu. edu/smunews/earthquakestudy/ study-faqs.asp#top. The main page text is the summary of the goals for the research, and the FAQs provide answers to individual questions. The SMU website provides links to the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Education web page and the Texas Earthquakes web page supported by
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Obituaries Elmer Zoellick 1934 - 2014
Elmer Zoellick, 79, loving father, grandfather and greatgrandfather, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Funeral Home, 401 N. Main Street, Springtown. Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at
Sylvia “Sam” Guthrie 1950 - 2014
Springtown Cemetery. Elmer was born Dec. 15, 1934 in Des Plaines, Illinois to Albert and Alma Zoellick. He began his career with American Airlines in Chicago, eventually moving to Texas where he retired from the airline in 1988. Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. Zoellick. Survivors include; children, Robert Zoellick, Tamara Walls, David Zoellick, Lynn Anderson and husband, Dan, J. B. Wallace Jr. and wife, Holly, Larry Wallace and wife, Tammy; grandchildren, Misty and husband, Steven, James and wife, Traci, Jessica, Jonathan and wife, Sandra, Christopher and Erin; great-grandchildren, Emma, Jett, Jaydan, Kamryn, Brooklyn, Adryana and Avery.
Sylvia “Sam” Guthrie, 63, went home to be with Jesus on January 30, 2014 after a brave battle with cancer. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jeff Gordon Childrens Foundation. 7575 West Winds Blvd. NW Suite The Springtown Epigraph, C., Concord, NC 28078. Feb. 13, 2014 Edition Sam was born on February
Parker County arrests The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of Feb. 2-8. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 34-year-old Azle man on Feb. 2 for active warrants for failure to appear in court and driving with an invalid license. He posted $747 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail an hour later. A 33-year-old Springtown man was arrested on Feb. 3 by Springtown police on a warrant for assault of a family member (restricting breathing or circulation) with previous convictions. He posted $30,000 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on Feb. 4. A 22-year-old Azle man was arrested on Feb. 3 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for an active McLennan County warrant for engaging in organized criminal activity. As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bond. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies ar-
rested a 35-year-old Azle man on Feb. 4 on a commitment order for a previous charge for theft of property – more than $1,500, but less than $20,000. As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. A 20-year-old Springtown man was arrested on Feb 4 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for two Maricopa County warrants, one for aggravated assault and one listed simply as ‘fugitive warrant.’ As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 42-year-old Springtown man on Feb. 4 for insufficient bail on a previous charge of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, 4-200 gram. He posted $40,005 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail an hour later. A 42-year-old Springtown woman was arrested on Feb. 4 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies and for insufficient bond on a previous charge of theft of property – less than $1,500, with two or more previous convictions. As of Feb. 10 she was
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Thursday at the funeral home. Jerry Draper was born Nov. 3, 1933, in Breckenridge, son of the late Jarret H. and Ina Lee Draper. Jerry married Mary Grantham in Springtown in 2002. He was a Traffic Engineer for the City of Fort Worth and retired in 1985 after 34 years of dedicated service. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Springtown and Lake Worth Lodge #1410. Jerry was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Lenore Draper; a great-grandson, Wyatt Kittrell; his parents; brother, S.B. (Cotton) Draper; and sister, Mildred Lovell. Survivors include; wife, Mary Grantham; daughter, Ginger (Bob) Bettis of Azle; sons, Jerrell (Debra) Draper, Jr. of California, Charles Draper of Lovelady, and Bryan (Kynda) Draper of Springtown; five step-children, 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Feb. 7 for a warrant for failure to comply with sex offender registration. As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bond. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 23-year-old Springtown man on Feb. 7 for a warrant for deadly conduct. He posted $2,500 and was released from the Parker County Jail on Feb. 8. Springtown police arrested a 21-yearold Springtown woman on Feb. 7 on another county’s warrant for assault causing bodily injury. She also had active Springtown warrants for failure to appear in court and expired vehicle inspection. As of Feb. 10 she was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $6,494 bond. A 29-year-old Springtown man was ar-
rested on Feb. 8 by Springtown police for active Springtown warrants for failure to appear in court, failure to report change of address and driving with an invalid license. As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $735 bond. A 45-year-old Azle man was arrested by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on Feb. 8 and charged with assault, causing bodily injury of a family member. He posted $3,000 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on Feb. 9. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 19-year-old Azle man on Feb. 8 and charged him with assault, causing bodily injury of a family member. He posted $3,000 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on Feb. 9.
and was released from the Parker County Jail on Feb. 7. Jesse Quintana, 29, of Springtown was arrested on Feb. 6 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on a Wise County warrant for DWI. He was released to Wise County authorities the same day. A 61-year-old Azle man was arrested by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on Feb. 6 for a commitment order on a previous charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child, As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 45-year-old Azle man on Feb. 6 for insufficient bond on a prior charge of burglary of a building. As of Feb. 10 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $30,010 bond A 32-year-old Azle man was arrested by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on
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million years ago – Valentine’s Day 1974 – I spent 75 cents very wisely. But first: Valentine’s Day has changed a bit since those days of Nixon and 55-cent gas and Blazing Saddles. As a child, we had Valentine’s Day parties at school where you had to give everyone a valentine. These were deposited into boxes we had worked on in art class for many days. (You could always tell – even at that age – which kids had artistic skills. I clearly did not.) While you were required to give each kid a valentine, you were not prohibited from giving special people special valentines. I gave Renee Brown an oversized valentine; I should have realized that my deep fourth grade eternal love was not being reciprocated when I in return got a regular Peanuts valentine just like the other desk-bound mortals she strode around. Occasionally, you could score some candy. Keeping something edible in class was unheard of back then; if you got a Hershey’s kiss or one of those
boxes of candy valentine hearts, they were immediately collected and put in the teacher’s desk, not to be given back until the final bell. Today, I take my grandON YOUR son to school sometimes MARK and kids are eating at their Mark K. Campbell desks! Pop Tarts and Fruit Loops and chocolate milk! How can that be?! We got chastised for chewing gum. And about those boxes of candy hearts. Recently, they have gotten with the times. Today’s candies say things like “Sup Babe” and others employ the shorthand of the day, “URS 4EVR.” I was too scared to see if they had adopted the current use of the N-word – slightly altered – so prevalent among all races of teens today. I hope no “Sup My N*gg*” hearts were included.
(I recently had a conversation with my daughter about that word’s regular appearance online. [On the newspaper’s Twitter feed, we had to stop “following” many teens because of their “my n*gg*” posts.] My 30something daughter is married to a Latino and he says browns get a break for using it but whites still should not. How about no one use it, I say from my old-man-BillCosby-we-shall-overcome mentality?) Long ago, I tried the witty abbreviation bit, telling a girl U R A B-U-T. Clearly, that says “you are a beauty.” However it was not received in that manner. B-U-T was close enough to “butt” – something that’s hardly ever a good idea to mention around a female of any age unless it’s: “No, those pants don’t make your butt look big because you are a B-U-T.” Today there are many options when it comes to impressing your No. 1 on Valentine’s Day. If you’re lazy, you can send an “ecard” which will display some sort of
critter dancing to Casio-created music with “Happy Valentine’s Day” splayed out at the end. Jewelry might impress or a spa certificate or poetry or even something as well-worn as flowers and/or candies. (To make a real impression, you need to have things delivered to your beloved’s workplace. As a driver who once delivered flowers for 15 Valentine’s Days in a row, nothing makes your soulmate more excited than receiving a goodie in front of workmates. Trust me on this.) Then there are real, Hallmark-y Valentine’s Day cards – and here’s where the 75 cents comes in. In the late winter of 1974, I lived 18 miles from school. Only one other person resided anywhere near me – an impossibly attractive blonde, literally the girl next door. We drove to school back and forth together from our distant outposts through the years. Just months from graduation that February, I was itching to get out of Dodge and see the world. If I never came back it would be too soon. (Today, naturally, I own a chunk of land there.)
My car mate and I would soon head out into different directions in the wacky ‘70’s – after a few months, we might never see one another again. So, even though she was seriously involved with a guy (the mayor’s son – who could compete with that?!), I bought her a valentine. For 75 cents. It was a giant one, too. That’s why it cost 75 cents – big money in 1974. But she was worth it. I didn’t just give it to her. I mailed it. Oh, I could’ve simply walked over and stuck it in the box, but there’s a cool factor (even today) when getting something unexpected in the mail. Man, did that 75 cents pay off! Later that madcap year, after venturing to separate colleges, we ended up getting together. Then married. And she said that valentine made a huge impression. Wow...75 cents...you never know. So, if you want my advice, buy a card. And mail it. It might be too late for Valentine’s Day, but that’s even better. Surprises carry clout that just might last 4EVR, yo. Mark K. Campbell is the Epigraph editor, and the Bride is still a B-U-T.
Let’s roll! I can’t wait to get on the road again
rs. Sweetie and a revision of the Declaration of InI love to travel. dependence, or a new translation of One of the things the Bible, so the pressure to be brilwe like most liant and/or profound is off (lucky is the ability to for me and you). stop at interestI’m just sharing some observaing places we see along the road. I tions along the journey of life and described our vacation a couple of seeing where I notice God showing years ago as our “Texas up. I thought about sayTour of Diners, Thrift ing that I am writing “reStores, and Pawn Shops.” flections on the intersecFor us, the trip matters as tion of life and God,” but much as the destination. that’s really not a very For me, writing a good way to live. weekly blog/newspaper We are missing a lot of column is much the same. the life that God intends I am often asked how I if we are only occasionmanage to find someally intersecting with thing to write about every Him. week. So, maybe what I am The people who ask writing “reflections on this usually ask because LIFE MATTERS the parallel paths of life, they can’t imagine comwalking side by side with ing up with new content Gerry Lewis God.” that frequently. That one at least sounds The simple truth is that I can’t like God and I are going the same either. Many times (like today, for direction, but I am really looking for example). I just start typing and see something more than simply knowwhere it goes. I don’t have the desti- ing that I am going the right direcnation planned in advance. I’m just tion on a parallel path. driving along looking for an interI want the intersection. I want esting place to visit. those moments when I am completeFortunately, I am not compos- ly surrendered to and overwhelmed ing the next great American novel, by a sense of His presence.
So, what kind of reflections am I really seeking to share? What is it about this journey that matters most? Then I remembered the first four verses of Colossians chapter 3: “Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God's right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. And when Christ, who is your life, is revealed to the whole world, you will share in all his glory.” [emphasis mine] That’s it! The goal is not that we be on parallel paths; it is that we are on the same path. Our lives matter so much to God that He wants us traveling His path: what I call the Christ-life. Hmmm…“reflections of a Christlife traveler.” Let’s roll! I can’t wait to get on the road again. Azle resident Dr. Gerry Lewis – author, blogger, church consultant, and leadership coach – serves as Executive Director of the Harvest Baptist Association headquartered in Decatur. The opinions expressed in this column are his own and may not represent the views of HBA.
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he family moved north across the Ohio Riverto free territory and made a new start in Indiana. Lincoln later noted that this move was “partly on account of slavery” but mainly due to land title difficulties. In Indiana, when Lincoln was nine, his mother Nancy died of milk sickness in 1818. After the death of Lincoln's mother, his older sister, Sarah, took charge of caring for him until their father remarried in 1819; Sarah later died in her 20s while giving birth to a stillborn son. Thomas Lincoln's new wife was the widow Sarah Bush Johnston, the mother of three children. Lincoln became very close to his stepmother, and referred to her as “Mother.” As a preteen, he did not like the hard labor associated with frontier life. Some in his family, and in the neighborhood, for a time considered him to be lazy. As he grew into his teens, he willingly took responsibility for all chores expected of him as one of the boys in the household and became an adept axeman in his work building rail fences. He attained a reputation for brawn and audacity after a very competitive
wrestling match to which he was challenged by the renowned leader of a group of ruffians, “the Clary's Grove boys.” Lincoln also agreed with the customary obligation of a son to give his father all earnings from work done outside the home until age 21. In later years, Lincoln occasionally loaned his father money. Lincoln became increasingly distant from his father, in part because of his father's lack of education. While young Lincoln's formal education consisted approximately of a year's worth of classes from several itinerant teachers, he was mostly self-educated and was an avid reader and often sought access to any new books in the village. He also said, “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.” In 1830, fearing a milk sickness outbreak along the Ohio River, the Lincoln family moved west, where they settled on public land 10 miles west of Decatur, in Macon County, Illinois, another free, non-slave state. In 1831, Thomas relocated the family to a new homestead in Coles County, Illinois. It was then that, as an ambitious 22-year-old who was now old enough
to make his own decisions, Lincoln struck out on his own. Canoeing down the Sangamon River, Lincoln ended up in the village of New Salem in Sangamon County. In the HISTORICAL spring of 1831, by a New HIGHLIGHTS hired Salem businessman, DenLaurie Moseley ton Offutt and accompanied by friends, he took goods by flatboat from New Salem to New Orleans via the Sangamon and Mississippi Rivers. After arriving in New Orleans – and witnessing slavery firsthand – he walked back home. Lincoln's first romantic interest was Ann Rutledge, whom he met when he first moved to New Salem; by 1835, they were in a relationship but not formally engaged. She died at the age of 22 on August 25, 1835, most likely of typhoid fever. In the early 1830s, he met Mary
Owens from Kentucky when she was visiting her sister. Late in 1836, Lincoln agreed to a match with Mary if she returned to New Salem. Mary did return in November 1836, and Lincoln courted her for a time; however, they both had second thoughts about their relationship. On August 16, 1837, Lincoln wrote Mary a letter suggesting he would not blame her if she ended the relationship. She never replied and the courtship ended. In 1840, Lincoln became engaged to Mary Todd, who was from a wealthy slave-holding family in Lexington, Kentucky. They met in Springfield, Illinois, in December 1839 and were engaged the following December. A wedding set for January 1, 1841, was canceled when the two broke off their engagement at Lincoln's initiative. They later met again at a party and married on November 4, 1842, in the Springfield mansion of Mary's married sister. While preparing for the nuptials and feeling anxiety again, Lincoln, when asked where he was going, replied, “To hell, I suppose.” In 1844, the couple bought a house in Springfield near Lincoln's law office. Mary Todd Lincoln kept house, often with the help of a relative or
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Playoff game delayed Not once but twice. The Lady Porcupine basketball team had its bi-district game against Graham postponed two times by winter weather. Originally, Springtown was set to face the Lady Blues at Jacksboro Monday, Feb. 10. That iced out and so did a Tuesday, Feb. 11 attempt at Poolville. The game was played Wednesday, Feb. 13, too late for our press deadline. See Facebook (Springtown-Epigraph) and Twitter (@SpringtownEpi) for the outcome.
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Playoffs loom for Porcupines Clearly, Kennedale is the No. 2 3A team in Texas for a reason. The Wildcats sewed up another district hoops title at the SHS gym Feb. 7 with 90-56 victory over Springtown (13-15, 6-3). The Porcupines hung with the visitors early, trailing just 19-13 after the first period. But Kennedale impressed the entire game – so much so that several Springtown fans met Wildcats on the court after the contest to wish them success. SHS has had its own success
this year. The Porcupines are again returning to the postseason as the No. 2 6-3A seed. Against the Wildcats, Caleb Brown scored 15 points and Dawson Meek added 14. Bad weather has delayed the season finale against Castleberry; SHS’ bi-district information has not yet been determined. JV – The SHS JV lost 52-40 to Kennedale. Ryan Neal’s 12 points paced Springtown. Tristen Brawner added 8, hitting a pair of treys. Porcupine Kruz Dominguez (left) tries to work past a Kennedale Wildcat Feb. 7 at SHS.
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Vaulting to success Brokenshire signs with North Texas After consecutive trips to the state track and field championships – and a third highly likely – Porcupine Benji Brokenshire attracted the attention of the University of North Texas. On Feb. 12, the senior signed a letter of intent to compete as an Eagle. Brokenshire won a state silver pole vault medal last May. Benji Brokenshire signs with North Texas (left). With him are parents David and Kim Brokenshire and (back) SHS coach Brad Legan and D.L. Brokenshire. Right, Benji with vaulting coach Hal Theodore at the state meet last spring.
Bears top SHS On the one day of good weather this month – reached after a 24-hour delay – Springtown soccer squads entertained Brewer. The Bears won both the boys and girls district matches by identical scores, 3-0. Next up for the SHS teams is more 12-4A action. Springtown plays three home matches in a row: Aledo (Feb. 14), Azle (Feb. 18), and Boswell (Feb. 21). Lady Porcupine Lizbeth Melendez (10) battles with a Lady Bear. Later, Josue Rameriz (12) headed a ball at Porcupine Stadium. Photos by Mark K. Campbell
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(Almost) Everything Is Awesome! in The Lego Movie Just when making movies based on popular toys appeared to have run its course – the Transformers were big but Battleship (2012, Movie Man No. 983, a 4) tanked – along comes a fi lm about Lego building blocks. And it’s fun. About the movie Sometimes you can just tell that a movie is going to be a hit. (The Lego Movie raked in over $69 million in its fi rst weekend and earned rave reviews.) It’s been a while since a movie earned such positive buzz. With today’s social media explosion, movie trailers are now available anywhere, anytime. That wasn’t always the case. A while back – most of the previous milleneum – it was a big deal to get to the theater on time to see previews. The Movie Man (who, in his early days back in the 1990’s used to review trailers, too) remembers being almost giddy when a coming attraction to an anticipated/rumored movie unspooled. The 1976 preview for King Kong comes to mind; it didn’t deliver as advertised [a fullsized, robotic Kong!], but today it’s a great time capsule movie. The same year, fantasy/sci-fi fans (like the Movie Man) were in a frenzy awaiting Logan’s Run which looked incredible. It remains one of the Movie Man’s favorite movies even though it, too, is as dated as the ’76 Kong. (You could do far worse than collect movies from 1976: Taxi Driver, Rocky, Network, Carrie, All the President’s Men, Marathon Man, The Outlaw Josey Wales, The Omen, Silent Movie, The Enforcer (a Dirty Harry movie); A Star Is Born, and a movie that was huge among the Movie Man’s gang, a whodunit comedy Murder By
Death.) Anyway, the preview for The Lego Movie was a hit on the big screen and on tablets and phones, etc., too. Such excitement generation among all age groups equaled success. It’s still possible to get jazzed in a theater by a coming attraction. Plenty of nerds are waiting for the trailer for the second Avengers picture Age of Ultron (due May 1, 2015). And if you’ve seen the preview for Interstellar (set for this Nov. 7) and are a sci-fi fan, you are probably salivating at the idea of Christopher Nolan’s next movie after The Dark Knight Rises (2012, MM #998, 8,). It’s a great, old school coming attraction that spurs interest instead of spelling everything out. But let’s talk about toys (and it’s Lego not Legos purists will tell you).
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thwart Lord Business.. To capture the piece resistance – the key piece to Lord Business’ world gluing scheme – the ruler has Good Cop/Bad Cop (Liam Neeson; the guy’s head spins around to reveal good or evil) in pursuit of Emmet, et al. The plot (spoiler) It looks bad for the good guys Emmet Brickowoski (voiced until…the movie suddenly beby Chris Pratt) is an everyday comes live action and everyconstruction worker, creating thing is explained. hi-rises directed by Master Builders. He lives his life by What works the book, with everything folThe Lego Movie is one of the lowing a plan, declaring that most kinetic fi lms ever made. “everything is awesome!” a That helps with the mentality lot. of the concept – mirroring a The block world is ruled by kid’s attention span. There are Lord Business (Will Ferrell) more fl ash cuts in this movie who harbors a terrible secret than in a music video. It’s inplan: to glue the entire Lego sanely frenetic. Everything universe together. The Master moves so rapidly that it’s imBuilders can’t let that happen; possible to take in all the acfortunately, as prophetized by tion on the screen. Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman), Lego fans will love seeing a Chose One will arise, the one some favorites from the past – who discovers the “piece resis- like “1980’s space guy” and old tance.” NBA All-Stars. That ends up being the inept The movie contains a slew Emmet, much to the chagrin of of rapid-fi re one-liners, many Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks). of them funny. Pratt, the everShe and Emmet end up com- happy blockhead, has a quick bining with the Master Build- delivery and he gets a lot of ers – among them Batman, Su- the chuckles, along with Will perman, “Metalbeard,” Green Arnett as a growly-voiced Lantern, Shakespeare, and Batman (and the boyfriend of “space guy” Benny – to try to Wyldfi re); he peaks when he
What doesn’t work The incessant busyness of the movie gets a bit disconcerting. There’s so much going on it can get frustrating taking it all in. The creation of Lego vehicles is so accelerated that there’s no pleasure in seeing them built. There’s a reason The Lego Movie isn’t an 8. It contains many laughs but not enough. That lack of humor is what keeps it below the highest animation bar, Shrek (2001, MM #405, 9, Best of Year). While the cast is star-studded, picking out voices is tough. The movie remains on the “cute” scale until Batman shows up then picks up. Even then, though, there was so much more possibility with the myriad of characters. The movie feels like it could’ve been, well, awesome!
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No business like snow business Parker County’s lone snow plow is prepared to clear roads By Natalie GeNtry This unusual winter has left many residents across Parker County wondering where all the snow and ice has come from. Some have even begun to compare this season to the winter of 2011.
In fact, George Conley, County Commissioner for Precinct 1 chose to purchase the county’s only snow plow after that winter. “So many of the roads were impossible to drive,” Conley said.
The plow Precinct 1 chose a Snow Dogg plow by Buyers. Key features on Snow Dogg plows include stainless-steel moldboard with a molded poly deflector, a 70-degree attack angle for its scraping, rolling, and throwing action, and a onehalf inch cutting edge. The plow is also equipped with a heavy-duty covered power unit, and a quick mount system that enables crews to easily transition the truck according to the weather. However, not everyone was convinced the plow was necessary. “I’ve taken some ribbing for buying it,” Conley continued. “But I’m glad we did.” He added: “We’ve had the the plow is equipped with an easy-mount system which enable the crew to attach it and begin clearing plow for two years. But we haven’t needed it until this roads quickly.
year.” When bad weather hits the plow begins work on preplanned routes. “We start with heavily traveled roads and ones that are hilly,” Conley said. “The hills give people a lot of trouble.” After those roads have been Parker County Precinct 1 Commissioner, George Concleared the plow then moves to ley purchased the county’s only snow plow after the smaller county roads. exceptionally bad weather in the winter of 2011. Photos by Natalie Gentry
The debut The first time the county was able to use the plow was during the ice storm last December. However, county workers had to wait to employ the plow until the ice had melted enough for the scraping edge to get underneath it. “The ice was three or four inches thick,” Conley said. “We had to wait for it to begin melting; it’s a snow plow after all,
plows to the area but only to not an ice plow.” Once the plow was able to work on Highway 199 and Inget under the ice it worked terstate 20. Conley explained that the well, he said. precinct couldn’t just depend on the clearing of main streets The reason why The precinct’s Snow Dogg and hoping for a quick thaw. “We want to be able to help isn’t the only plow that can be seen during and after winter people get out during winter storms,” Conley said. “That’s storms. The Texas Department of the whole point of having the Transportation also deploys plow.”
ESD board accepting resumes until Feb. 14 By Natalie GeNtry Parker County’s Commissioners Court is seeking applicants from within the boundaries of Emergency Services District (ESD) Number 1 for consideration for vacancies on the board. This year all current board members seek reappointment; as of Feb. 11 only the incumbent board members have sub-
mitted resumes for consideration. Eligible applicants must be at least 18-years-old, able to vote, and live or own land within the boundaries of the ESD for which they wish to serve. Any qualified person interested in filling for a berth on the board should submit a resume and brief cover letter explaining why they have interest to
Parker County Judge Mark Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Feb. 14. Relevant factors will be considered by the Commissioners Court when determining the individuals to appoint or reappoint as emergency services board commissioners. These factors include whether the individual has knowledge
that relates to fire prevention or emergency medical services that relates to the common policies and practices of the board. Each ESD provides fire prevention, firefighting, fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services, emergency medical transport, and the necessary facilities for the same in order to protect life and property and to conserve natural
PC early primary voting sites set By Natalie GeNtry The main voting site is the Parker County has estab- Parker County Courthouse Anlished and released the early nex at 1112 Santa Fe Drive in voting sites for the primary Weatherford. Local sites include the Springelection to be held on March 4.
town City Hall at 102 East Second Street in Springtown, the Azle Masonic Lodge at 257 West Main Street in Azle, and the Peaster Fire Department at
221 Judd Street in Peaster. Other sites: Aledo Community Center at 104 Robinson Court in Aledo; the Willow Park Municipal Building at 516
and human resources within the district. The board of each ESD also sets the tax rate and budget for the district. The duties of the board include holding regular monthly and other necessary meetings, keeping minutes and records of the board’s acts, and proceedings and filing reports as required by the state fire marshal,
commissioner of health and other authorized persons. In addition, the board is responsible for filing a report regarding the board’s yearly administration and financial condition with the commissioners’ court and administering the district in accordance with chapter 776 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.
Ranch House Road in Willow Park; and the Old Brock ISD Administration Building at 100 Grindstone Road in Brock. Early voting begins Feb. 18 and ends Feb. 28. Applications for ballots-bymail may be obtained by calling 817-598-6185.
These ballots must be received by the Early Voting Clerks no later than the close of business on Feb, 21. Applications for ballot-bymail should be mailed to Robert Parten, Early Voting Clerk, 1112 Santa Fe Drive, Weatherford, 76086.
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Area residents indicted in Tarrant County
Brandy Marie White
John Lindsey Meeker, II
Terry Wayne Patterson
Zachary Joe Arriaga
Teanna B. Metts
PARKER COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #1
SPRINGTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT Saturday-Friday, Feb. 1 - Feb. 7 Feb. 4 7:25 a.m. 11:07 a.m. 4:59 p.m. Feb. 5 9:14 a.m. 12:32 p.m. 2:05 p.m. 2:57 p.m. 3:07 p.m. Feb. 6 7:03 a.m. 9:43 a.m. 2:55 p.m. Feb. 7 11:8 a.m. 11:38 a.m. 3:46 p.m.
................ Vehicle accident.......................................... Springtown area ................ EMS ......................................................... City of Springtown ................ EMS ......................................................... City of Springtown ................ EMS ............................................................ Springtown area ................ Structure fi r ..............................................Silver Creek area ................ EMS ............................................................ Springtown area ................ EMS ............................................................ Springtown area ................ Fire alarm................................................. City of Springtown ................ Vehicle accident.......................................... Springtown area ................ EMS ............................................................ Springtown area ................ EMS ............................................................ Springtown area ................ EMS ............................................................ Springtown area ................ Vehicle accident.......................................... Springtown area ................ Smoke investigation.................................... Springtown area
LA JUNTA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. Saturday-Friday, Feb. 1 - Feb. 7 Feb. 3 2:31 p.m. Feb. 4 4:24 a.m. 2:47 p.m. Feb. 5 11:15 a.m. 11:47 a.m. 3:07 p.m.
................ Lift assist .......................................................... LaJunta area ................ EMS ................................................................. LaJunta area ................ EMS ................................................................. LaJunta area ................ EMS ................................................................. LaJunta area ................ Structure fi r .................................................... LaJunta area ................ Commercial fi re alar ................................. Springtown area
SILVER CREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN The following individuals, who list addresses in the Springtown and Azle areas, were indicted by a Tarrant County Grand Jury during the month of January. • Zachary Joe Arriaga, 21, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 8 for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, one to four grams. The alleged offense took place Nov. 18, 2013. Arriaga remains in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $2,500 bond. • Teanna B. Metts, 41, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 8 for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less
than one gram. The alleged offense occurred Oct. 12, 2013. Metts is currently out of jail pending trial. • David Alan Admire, 32, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 14 for driving while intoxication (DWI) felony repetition. The latest offense related to that charge is alleged to have occurred Nov. 10, 2013. Admire is out of jail on $5,000 bond awaiting trial. • Barry Neil Richardson, 48, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 14 for DWI felony repetition. The latest offense related to the charge allegedly occurred Nov. 15, 2013. Richardson posted $5,000 bond and is out of jail
pending trial. • Brandi Marie White, 24, of Springtown, was indicted Jan. 16 for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram. The alleged offense occurred Oct. 30, 2013. White posted $1,500 bond and is out of jail awaiting trial. • Brandi Gunter, 31, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 16 for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram. The alleged offense occurred Oct. 15, 2013. Gunter posted $1,000 bond and is awaiting trial while not in jail. • John Lindsey Meeker, II, 31, of Springtown, was indicted
COMMUNITY Jan. 17 on charges of burglary of a habitation as well as assaulting a family member by choking. Both offenses allegedly occurred Dec. 5, 2013. Meeker remains in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. • Matthew Myers, 23, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 22 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram. The alleged offense took place Sept. 14, 2013. Myers posted $3,000 bond and is out of jail awaiting trial. • Terry Wayne Patterson, 43, of Azle, was indicted Jan. 31 on a charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. As of Tuesday, Feb. 4, Patterson remained in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $12,000 bond on that charge. However, he is also held without bond on a parole violation.
Mobley, Orms make Lake Report HPU honor roll Steven Austin Mobley of Azle and Mallory Laurette Orms of Springtown were each named to the honor roll for the fall 2013 semester at Howard Payne University (HPU). To be named to the honor roll, students must earn a 3.50-3.64 grade point average for all courses attempted while earning not less than 12 semester credit hours of academic coursework during the fall semester. Located in Brownwood, HPU offers a full array of undergraduate programs and a limited number of graduate programs in a traditional residential academic community.
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Conservation Current Current Level Level Status Lake Bridgeport 836.00 815.17 -20.83 Eagle Mountain Lake 649.10 642.29 -6.81 Richland-Chambers Res. 315.00 307.96 -7.04 Cedar Creek Lake 322.00 318.42 -3.58 Lake Arlington 550.00 544.15 -5.85 Lake Benbrook 694.00 688.80 -5.20 Lake Worth 594.00 590.96 -3.04 *Data provided by USGS Feb. 11
at 151 Ruth Lane in Azle are a.m. until 5 p.m. A break is set check out free on-line study You can become a ham. An entry level beginner class free, but the examination costs for lunch and it is suggested guides and practice tests. you bring it with you. To register, email KBto achieve a FCC technician $15. The classes run from 8:30 It’s suggested that attendees 5YLG@yahoo.com. class amateur radio program is set for Feb. 22 and March 1. A wide variety folks hold licenses – emergency responders, Boy Scouts, retirees, school children, and adults. The two Saturday classes at Silver Creek Baptist Church
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I have been privileged to care for many members of this community for the past 30 years. During this time, I have provided care for patients from all walks of life: the young and the old, the healthy and the sick.
Saturday-Friday, Feb. 1 - Feb. 7 Feb. 1 8:49 a.m. 10:09 a.m. Feb. 3 5:12 p.m. Feb. 4 6:42 p.m. Feb. 5 11:47 a.m. 7:35 p.m. Feb. 6 1:30 p.m.
................ Motorist assist ............................................Silver Creek area ................ Vehicle accident...................................................Aledo area ................ Vehicle accident.........................................Silver Creek area ................ Fire investigation.............................................. LaJunta area ................ Fire alarm...................................................Silver Creek area ................ Fire investigation........................................Silver Creek area ................ Vehicle accident.........................................Silver Creek area
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My practice will be closing on April 4th 2014. Your records will be available electronically at the offices of my partners Kriss E. Myers, M.D. and Daniel Gonzales, M.D.. Their offices are located in the same building as mine. Both are board-certified family practice physicians who have practiced in Azle for many years.
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I now have an opportunity to take my life and my career in a new direction. I have been offered the position of Assistant Professor in the Community Health Department of the University of North Texas Medical School. In that position I will serve as one of the Regional Medical Directors at the Cypress Clinic caring for the homeless of Fort Worth. This is a job for which I feel a calling. Sadly it will pull me away from my staff, my practice and the Azle community as a whole.
For those of you who prefer being cared for by an internest, Kenneth Hamiltion, M.D. and Kavita Shah, M.D. have each also expressed a willingness to serve as your physician. Their offices are located on the hospital campus here in Azle. As my partners, they too will also have access to your electronic medical records should you choose one of them as your physician. I have complete trust in each of these fine physicians. If you prefer to see a different physician, please contact my office (817-444-9000) for a copy of your records before April 4th. It has been my privilege to care for you and your family over the past 30 years. Thank you for the confidence you have placed in me all these years.
Keeping your smile healthy and bright through the ages!
Sincerely, Frank Lonergan, M.D.
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BETTER LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH www.clarksmachine.com email@example.com 3131 E. Hwy 199, Spt 817-677-2300 CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY Specializing in Family Eyecare CHURCH 2233 Hwy 199 East, Springtown Therapeutic Optometrist 817-221-LIFE (5433) FAMILY CHURCH 9 miles S. of Springtown on Hwy. 51 601 B 817-599-7655 NW Pkwy • Azle FOUNTAIN OF FAITH 4397 E. Hwy 199, Springtown 817-304-4739 GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH CHURCH OF GOD ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH of GOD 2964 W. Hwy 114, Paradise 940-969-2427 4800 East Hwy. 199, Suite 7 Springtown, 817-677-3208 HARVEST FOR CHRIST CHURCH CHURCH OF GOD of LAKESIDE 1108 NW Parkway (Hwy 199), Azle 9500 Confederate Park Rd. (FM 1886) 817-740-5774 817-237-5500 or 817-237-7837 THE HOUSE OF PRAYER EPISCOPAL 1356 Reno Rd., Springtown Celebrating over 25 years in business ST. ANNE’S EPISCOPAL 817-221-2551 6055 Azle Ave., Fort Worth JUBILEE HOUSE 817-237-1888 11210 Hwy. 199 W., Poolville AZLE PROVIDENCE REFORMED 817-271-8008 EPISCOPAL 405 Bowie Dr., Weatherford LIBERTY LIGHTHOUSE Rodney Gatlin, D.C. 817-596-7476 120 S. Main St., Springtown 400 Boyd Court ST. ELISABETH EPISCOPAL 817-523-0222 5910 Black Oak Lane, River Oaks www.azlechiropractic.com OASIS CHRISTIAN CENTRE 817-739-0504 CHURCH & HEALING SCHOOL GOSPEL 1121 S.E. Parkway, Azle CENTRAL FULL GOSPEL POWERHOUSE OF PRAISE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH 3009 Delaware Tr., Lake Worth 1649 S.E. Parkway, Azle 817-237-7919 817-319-7364 JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S BRANDED CROSS COWBOY CHURCH WITNESSES 3282 FM 2048, Boyd 76023 212 Pearson Lane, Azle 817-221-2242 940-636-9158 LUTHERAN SECRET PLACE MINISTRIES GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN 112 Optimist Rd., Springtown (MISSOURI SYNOD) 682-229-1433 1313 SE Parkway, Azle SPRINGTOWN 7TH DAY 817-237-4822 ADVENTIST HOPE LUTHERAN (ELCA) Hwy. 199 4 miles west of Springtown Equipment and Labor 4795 Hwy. 199, Reno GOSPEL GATHERING FELLOWSHIP 817-221-HOPE 7315 Silver Creek Rd at Flatrock Rd, Azle Quality Service with NO Service Call Fee! METHODIST 817-313-1793 BOYD UNITED METHODIST Locally Owned & Operated GOSPEL WAY COWBOY CHURCH FM 730 North in Boyd 420 Jaybird Ln. (FM 2257/ Hwy 199) 940-433-5334 EAGLE MT. UNITED METHODIST Springtown, 817-225-8755 7955 Reed Rd., Azle LIGHTHOUSE HARBOR CHURCH Call for Details 817-444-0226 1960 Long Circle, Pelican Bay FIRST UNITED METHODIST 817-444-3547 200 Church St., Azle JESUS NAME HOUSE OF PRAYER 817-444-3323 TACL #B00028986E 2813 E. Hwy. 199, LIGHTHOUSE FELLOWSHIP third drive past Boyd Feed Store 7200 Robertson Rd., Fort Worth 817-237-2758 817-221-4426 SILVER CREEK NEW LIFE FAMILY FELLOWSHIP UNITED METHODIST 525 W. Hwy. 199, Springtown 2200 Church Rd., Azle 817-523-2045 817-444-1382 NEW LIGHTED WAY FIRST UNITED METHODIST 624 Harbor Dr. Circle, Azle Hwy. 51 N & 3rd Street, Springtown 817-444-1577 817-523-7874 NORTHWEST TEMPLE OF PRAISE GARVIN UNITED METHODIST 3 miles West of Boyd on C.R. 4699 6781 Jacksboro Hwy., Lake Worth POOLVILLE UNITED METHODIST PRECIOUS FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH 1 block W. of FM 920 8601 Hwy. 199 @ Vance Godbey’s (behind Poolville Post Office) SPIRIT FILLED CHURCH 817-599-3601 603 SE Parkway, Azle THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS 817-444-3058 THE HOUSE OF PRAYER (THE MORMONS) 1356 Reno Rd., Springtown THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST 817-221-2551 OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS UNIVERSAL LIGHT OF CHRIST 1010 Timberoaks, Azle 6117 Graham St., Lake Worth 817-237-5075 817-881-3889 PENTECOSTAL REAL FAMILY FELLOWSHIP GRACE CHAPEL 202 Pearson Lane, Azle UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH AMERICAN STANDARD - GOODMAN 3508 Shawnee Trail, Lake Worth 817-677-5963 817- 237-4844 SOULS HARBOR IGLESIA CRISTIANA JUDA 11701 Jacksboro Hwy., Azle 1649 S.E. Parkway, Azle 817-726-2065 TACLB021367C PRESBYTERIAN WESTERN HARVEST GRACE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN FELLOWSHIP CENTER 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford 6577 Old Springtown Rd., Weatherford 817-594-2744 817-523-2855 or 817-995-9087 ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN SHEPHERD’S HEART CHURCH CHURCH OF FORT WORTH 14435 FM 730 N • Azle Meeting at Northwest YMCA 940-577-1954 5315 Boat Club Road, Fort Worth 817-989-9800 WESTERN STAR COWBOY CHURCH CONVENANT ORTHODOX 790 CR 3696 • Springtown PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 817-880-5488
Azle Vision Source
Dr. Michael D. Conte
489 Hwy. 199 Springtown 817-220-2499
CLEANERS Brookshire’s Shopping Center
Thank you for your support!
New Year’s Special
B & H
Heating and Air Conditioning Servicing All Brands • Fast Response
New Systems $2,800
uys R Us G c A
Your Heating Specialist!
817-424-5202 Help readers fi nd
HILLTOP FAMILY CHURCH
Lic. #4346 & #6537
1227 Old Cottondale • 817-220-7177
“Caring about what Jesus cares about... You!”
Garrett’s ngtown i r p S Drug
“Serving Springtown Since 1977” NORTH SIDE OF SQUARE 817-523-7227 www.SpringtownDrug.com Metro 817-220-7927
Commercial & Residential
Experienced & Competitive Prices www.djhuffmaninc.com Repair & Installation Landscaping Sod/Hydromulching
Drains Rock & Stonework Landscape Lighting
Family Owned & Operated Since 1989 SENIOR DISCOUNTS • FREE ESTIMATES
817-270-0544 • 817-379-0545
a’s arc&iAUTOMOTIVE GTIRE SHOP Rural Gas Supply “Celebrating 13 years serving Azle area”
11480 FM 730 S 2 miles south of Azle
Se habla espanol Mon.-Fri. 9-5 Sat. 9-3
• New & Used Tires • State Inspections • Roadside Assistance • U-Haul Rentals
140 W. MAIN ST.
“In business since 1946”
Our family serving your family since 1908
A RETIREMENT AND ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY
Clarks Precision Machine & Tool
ISO 9001:2001 Compliant Check us out on our web site
SELL your business,
service or goods in this space!
Call Johnna to reserve this space.
Cliff’s AUTO SERVICE CENTER
302 Palo Pinto 1088 E. Hwy 199 Weatherford Springtown 817-594-3888 817-220-5959 Front Row (L-R): Anita White, Bob White, Kari Wright and Mark Reynolds Back Row (L-R): Jim Cleaver, Bruce Duncan, Richard Woodman and Jay Morrill
Full Service Funeral Home Cremation Services • Pre-Need Plans Azle • Springtown • Mineral Wells • Weatherford 817-596-4811 • www.whitesfuneral.com
“Not Just a Tire Store” Complete Automotive, Light Truck & Diesel “We are making drivers smile”
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 THE
COMMUNITY Ad Classifi cation 24................... Electrician 25............... Equipment & Tool Rental 26 ................. Excavating 27............. Exterminating 28 ........ Farm Equipment 29 ...................... Fencing 30 .................... Firewood 31 .............................Free 32 ...................... For Sale 33 .................... Furniture 34.............. Garage Sales 35 .........Garden, Mowing Service 36........................ Hauling 37...............................Hay 38.............Health/Fitness 39 ............... Help Wanted 40 ...Home Improvement 41 ..........House Leveling 42.......... House Cleaning 43.................. Income Tax 44....... Janitorial Service 45................. Job Wanted
46................Legal Notice 47.............. Lost & Found 48 Maintenance/Repairs 49...................... Masonry 50 Mobile Home Service 51................ Motorcycles 52.........................Movers 53.. Musical Instruments 54........... Music Lessons 55.............Miscellaneous 56........................ Notices 57........... Pets, Livestock 58..............Piano Service 59................Pool Service 60................Professional Services 61...................... Personal 62.....................Plumbing 63...............Public Notice 64............... Photography 65........................Printing 66........................Roofi ng 67.................... Recycling 68........................Storage
021 Child Care
003 Appliances Electric stove top; double oven; washer & dryer...and misc. furnishings. 817-929-0503.
006 Asphalt Paving
A sphAlt & G rAvel
D R I V E W AY S
Seal Coating, Pot Hole Repairs, Crack Filling 817-907-7410 • 817-221-2125 008 Autos, Trucks Get rid of those yard cars, as well as good used cars. Arvin 817-9258768.
024 Electrician BULLDAWG ELECTRIC CO. All types of electrical services and MH hook-ups. Free Estimates. 817-675-4921 www.bulldawgelectric.com. TECL#25253.
FOR SALE: 1989 Jaguar XJS, excellent condition, 85K miles. Sell or Trade. $9,500/OBO. 817-9152788.
ALL TYPES OF EXCAVATING Tanks • House Pads • Clearing Also .. Sand • Top Soil • Gravel
817-523-7248 • 817-239-6215 Bobcat & Tractor Service
2000 Chevy 3500 truck, in great condition, auto, V-8, bed cover, leather interior, new tires, new brakes, 103K miles, $6,500. 817253-4526. Buying junk vehicles, $200, plus title or not. 940-255-7572.
011 Boats, Motors 2010 Harris Foate Boat Pontoon, 50 HP Mercury, life jacket and all equipment included, $15,000/OBO. 817-821-5706. 27.5 ft. Pontoon Boat, newly leather covered seats, bar, restroom, LED lights, boat cover and more. A Must See! Asking $19,500. For appointment 682239-6690.
014 Campers & Trailers 1999 Terry EX, 31’ RV with 14’ slideout, A/C, furnace, refrigerator, stovetop & hot water all work. Needs some work and has new awnings to install. MUST SELL! $3,500/OBO. 817-885-9451.
Carports and Patio Covers. All steel construction. Off-duty ﬁreﬁghter. 817-925-0922.
Advertising Works! 019 Cement Work ART’S CONCRETE. All types of concrete: foundations, driveways, patios, sidewalks, etc. Free Estimates. 20 years experience. 469-348-6379. Allen Chesney Concrete All Types of Concrete Work Residential - Commercial Foundations, driveways, sand, gravel, demolition, haul-off, retaining walls 817-271-4541
All Types of Concrete, Building Pads, Driveway, Patios, Walk Jim McKiel 30 yrs. exp.
Kiley Chesney Construction Dirt & Concrete Work Driveways • House Slabs • Garages • Add-ons Small Land Clean-ups • Gravel Driveways Kiley Chesney, Owner Springtown, TX • Mobile 817-846-6645
Up to 16 words, first insertion:
Combo (Azle & Springtown) Only $8.00! Over 16 words, add 20 cents per word • Discounted rates for additional insertions available if no weeks are skipped and words do not change
(All ads must be paid in advance unless you have previously established credit)
Estate Sale Friday-Saturday, 9AM, 308 N. Broadway, Azle. Art, collectibles and much more. Priced right! Lake House Estate Sale FridaySunday, 9A-4P, 11852 Younger Court, off Moran Road. Tearing down the house! Furniture, tools, boat & ﬁshing stuff, 10x20 building, carport, Honda trail bike plus much more!
INSIDE/OUTSIDE SALE SATURDAY ONLY
TOM'S BOBCAT SERVICE 444-5069 • Small jobs accepted • Rough landscaping • Jobsite clearing
Sand, Dirt & Gravel Qualified Family Business Since 1938
☺ All types materials delivered ☺ Excavation—Final Grade—Demolition We Shape the World to Fit Your Needs! You have a Friend in the Business!
028 Farm Equipment 1948-50 model Massey Ferguson tractor, starts and runs great, $1,500. 940-255-7572.
All types fences and metal buildings built and repaired. Portable welding, 817-444-6461. BOBBY’S FENCE. All types, free estimates, over 23 years experience 817-444-3213. RAY’S FENCE CO. Free Estimates, 817-444-2146, raysfencecompany@ aol.com. KILEY CHESNEY CONSTRUCTION All Types Fences - Tractor Work 817-846-6645
030 Firewood Seasoned split ﬁrewood: half cord, $125; full cord, $225. Will deliver. Call 817-808-2873.
Find it in the classifieds 032
Most ads require payment in advance, but we do accept VISA, MASTERCARD OR DISCOVER by phone.
Reach more than 8,000 households with combo advertising in the Azle News and the Springtown Epigraph.
• Boxed display ads also available
Nobody does it better!
Best Lawn Guarantee in Town Landscape Dependable and Reliable Online Account Sprinklers Management Lawn Care
• Sod • Stone Work • Flower Beds • Fencing • Trees Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Clean Up
9 miles west of 199/51 on 199, left on Poolville Cutoff
LI 19046 Lic. #4346 & #6537
035 Garden/Mowing Service FREE ESTIMATES. Mowing, weed eating, scrap haul off, property clean up. Call Brett 817-881-2357. SEASON SMART TREE SERVICE. Fully insured, trimming, hazard prevention, removal, stump grinding, senior discount. Seth 817-829-9656.
Commercial & Residential Sprinkler Installation & Repair • Landscaping Tractor Work • Drainage • Lot Grading Rock & Stonework • Sod & Hydromulching Family Owned & Operated Since 1989
Interested in buying used bikes and bike parts. Please call 817-233-1126 leave message.
djhuffmaninc.com Experience with Competitive Prices
SENIOR DISCOUNTS • FREE ESTIMATES
817-270-0544 • 817-379-0545
STUMP GRINDING Don’t dig it! Grind it! 1 or 100 - We can do it. $65 minimum
Best Prices in Town!
FREE E stimat es Estimat stimates
• Lot Clearing • Driveways/Parking Lots • Pasture Mowing
CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE: MONDAY BY 5:00 P.M.
Dishes, Pictures, Furniture, Cast Iron
026 Excavating • SITE PREPARATION• GRAVEL ROADS • LOT CLEARING• PARKING LOTS • LEVELING • DEMOLITION • FINAL GRADE • STOCK TANKS • LAND EROSION
2005 Ford Diesel, great work truck, runs good, well maintained, $7,988. Possible trade, call or text 817-937-3013.
69................ Sand/Gravel 70................Septic Tanks 71..... Sewing/Alterations 72.............Sewer Service 73......................TV/Radio 74... Too Late to Classify 75.................. Upholstery 76....... Vacuum Cleaners 77........................ Wanted 78.................Well Drilling 79....................... Welding 80.............. Lots/Acreage 81..................Business & Commercial Property 82.......... Resort Property 83.......... Houses for Sale 84............. Mobile Homes for Rent 85............. Mobile Homes for Sale 86.... Mobile Home/RV Lots 87...........Rent Furnished 88....... Rent Unfurnished 89 .......... Wanted to Rent
034 Garage Sales
ARK CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER has a loving place for your child. Ages 2 weeks-12 years, ABEKA pre-school, 3 meals, 2 snacks. Service to all Azle schools and SES. Mon-Fri, 6A-6:30P. 817237-3711; 817-994-5228.
Dump Truck Hauling
Springtown Epigraph THE
817-270-3340 - Azle - classifi email@example.com 817-220-7217 - Springtown - firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASSIFIED 1. Air Condition/Heating 2. ......................Antiques 3.................... Appliances 4..........Appliance Repair 5.....................Arts/Crafts 6............. Asphalt Paving 7........................ Auctions 8................ Autos, Trucks 9..... Auto Repair Service 10.........Backhoe Service 11............. Boats, Motors 12...............Bookkeeping 13..................... Business Opportunity 14........ Campers/Trailers 15...................... Carports 16...... Equipment Repair 17............ Carpet Service 18 ......................Catering 19...............Cement Work 20.................Ceramic tile 21................... Child Care 22................... Cosmetics 23...Computers/Services
•Clean Up • Mowing • Edging • Weedeating •Rake & Bag Leaves •Tree Trimming
Pete Garcia • Joe Garcia
817- 220-1141 817-444-9574
Irrigation Repair Licensed Professional Services include Wire & Valve locates, Pipe repair, Head adjust or replace, System Design
Fertilized Coastal Hay For Sale Round Bales - Will Deliver Springtown/Azle Area 940-389-1936 HAY SALE Fertilized Coastal 4x5 Round Bales $75 each 817-221-3320
Chad's Tree Service
FREE TES T S E IMA
Trimming • Removals - Stump Grinding Systemic Feeding • Brush Chipping • Cable Bracing
817-221-2201 • 817-246-5943 Insured for your protection
Campfire Lawn & Garden Trees trimmed-removed Full lawn care & haul-offs
Insured • Azle since 1962 Compare Prices
No Job Too Small
Terms Available 817-444-0861 A.W. Teater All major credit cards accepted
Check out our websites: www.azlenews.net www.springtown-epigraph.net
NOW HIRING: 2 Openings at group homes located in Azle. 1 parttime & 1 full-time position. Both positions require working weekends. Must have clean criminal & driving records. Training will be provided. Please text or call 817-443-2494, Monday-Friday, 9A-5P. One Experienced Telemarketer needed early AM hours, smoking ok. Call 817-677-5134 before noon, ask for Ms. Wright. Wise Ready Mix now hiring Mix Drivers, Class B-CDL. Apply in person, 1349 NW Parkway, Azle. Gen. Maint. Tech II. Fleet and equip. maint., diag. electric, hydraulic, fuel sys. req. FW, TX DL, HS/GED, Req. www.trwd.com/employment. Carpet Shampoo Trainee. Company seeking men & women to help ﬁll contracts. Above average earning potential based on production. $300+ weekly to start, per company agreement. Call or Text Now! 817470-5775.
Technician needed, experienced preferred. Will train right person. Longhorn Termite & Pest Control 817-270-4300.
NOW OFFERING: Brush Hog Services
Residential • CommeRCial tRee Removal • topping pRuning • Feeding
Business is Booming! Now interviewing servers. Apply in person, Shinola’s Texas Cafe, Springtown.
Drivers: CDL-B: Great Pay, Hometime! No-Forced Dispatch! New Singles from Dallas to surrounding states. Apply: TruckMovers.com or 1-866-2248948.
Lawn & Garden Maintenance
Serving the Metroplex Since 1975 Family Owned• FREE ESTIMATES • INSURED WINTER DISCOUNT 10% OFF
039 Help Wanted LVN & CNA needed for Lake Worth Nursing Home. Contact Jon 817319-9073.
FOR SALE HEAVILY FERTILIZED ROUND BALES 17-17-17 350 lbs per Acre 1ST CUT HAY 1-10 bales, $70 10+ bales, $65 2ND CUT HORSE QUALITY 1-10 bales, $80 10+ bales, $75 20+ bales, $70 CALL RANDY AT 817-851-9700 Alfalfa 100# Arizona/California leafy green bales. Buy 100 get one free special. 817-798-7712. NO Blister Beetles(See us on Facebook AzleAlfalfa).
SPRIGGING 4 COUNTIES: Wise, Jack, Pa r k e r & Ta r r a n t
Coastal Bermuda & Tipton 85 940-229-1045 940-229-1046
TK’s COUNTRY POOLS & DECKS. Now hiring Sales and Installers for the 2014 season. 817-500-7814. Last Stop West Liquor Store in Azle needs an experienced Cashier. 100 Northwest Parkway. 817-444-2012. Immediate openings for Pneumatic Frac Sand Drivers, 2 years driving experience with Class A. Will train for unloading trailer. Health & Life Insurance plus more. 817-996-9917; 817-996-9786. Experienced Parts/Sales Counter Help needed. Must pass drug test. Apply in person: A Tractor Shop, 100 New Highland Road, Springtown. LEASING AGENT. Send resume to Swan Management, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 119, Iowa Park, Texas 76367 or fax 1-877-592-2941. Attendent Care/House Care, 30 hours per week, ﬂexible hours, references will be checked. $10/ hour. Call 817-237-7035. Drivers: Home Daily or Weekly Dedicated Runs! No-Touch, Insurance, 401k, PAID Vacation, CDL-A, 1 year OTR. Apply: mtstrans. com. 800-748-0192 x1. NEED EXTRA MONEY? Like animals? Give an extra hand to help out, 2-4 days per week. For more info call 817-523-4075. Full-time position for Accounting/ Bookkeeping in the Springtown area. Requirements: 5 years experience in accounting and bookkeeping. Skills needed: Quickbooks, Microsoft Ofﬁce and Excel. Email: vkresume@ yahoo.com. Full-time General Maintenance & Grounds Keeper needed for small RV Park in Azle. 817-444-0922. Full-time Plumbing Tradesmen, Service Techs for service work. Driver’s license required. Fax inquiries to 940-627-5363.
PLACE AN AD IN THE CLASSIFIEDS Help Wanted TODAY! 817-270-3340 Continued 817-220-7217 next page... Fence Installers wanted. Call 817444-2146.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
817-270-3340 - Azle 817-220-7217 - Springtown 039
Deadline: 5:00 PM Monday
Devin’s Handyman Service NOW HIRING Lube Technician Automotive experience a plus, will train. Must be dependable & committed to customer service.Valid driver’s license required. Paid Holidays, Vacation & Training.
Service Advisor Must be Sales Driven, commited to customer satisfaction, Honest & hard working. Base pay plus commission $24 - 80K. Commission & bonus opportunities, paid holiday, vacation and training. EEOE
Employees needed for 2014 opening of New Dealership
NOW HIRING • Sales Associate • Automotive Technician • Parts Warehouse Personnel • Porter
• Carpentry • Cement • Rock • Granite • Tile • Painting • Siding
Parts Warehouse Personnel Auto Part experience a plus, will train. 5-Day Work Week, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Training.
Porter Must be dependable, have a valid driver’s license and good driving history. We offer Paid Holidays,Vacation and Training.
Karl Klement Properties, Inc. Route Driver for Vending Service Must be dependable, Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
For consideration of all positions apply to:
Jodi Dusek, H/R Mgr. 605 N. Business 287, Suite 102, Decatur, Texas email@example.com
Class A CDL Drivers
with 2 years experience
“Class A” Flat Bed Drivers and Frac Sand Haulers. 2 years of verifiable driving exp. $500 BONUS after 90 days, plus Benefits.
Oilfield/Environmental Construction Transportation Paid Weekly, Insurance, Aflac, Paid Vacations and much more
Call Daniel 1-800-448-6323 Wise Regional Health System Affiliated with Baylor Health Care System
For all of our available job opportunities, visit
www.WiseRegional.com A Not-For-Profit Hospital • EOE Decatur, TX • Job Line: 940-626-2525
Before you buy vinyl siding or windows, call Jimmy for a free estimate 817-444-5270; 817-2967567. allamericanhc.net. Keith Hays Construction Company. All types cement work, carpentry, roofing and metal buildings. 817-220-7201 Let my 40 years of experience work for you. Integrity and quality work at affordable prices. BOBBY MCWILLIAMS PAINTING 817-8216377. www.bobbymcwilliams.com. PAINTING, REMODELING, CARPENTRY. Home Improvement Special: $100 off any job of $1,000 or more. Painting, carpentry, sheetrock, storage buildings, porch covers, decks. 36 years experience. Call Bill Rosser now for a Free Estimate. 817-374-2566; 866-3743559. www.billrosserpainting.com. WORKHORSE HANDYMAN SERVICES. Bathrooms, kitchens, roofing, remodels, mobile home repair and roof repair. Quality at a reasonable rate. 817-874-6109. DEVIN’S HANDYMAN SERVICE. Carpentry, cement, rock, granite, tile, painting, siding, insulation, kitchen/ bath, roof/gutters, powerwashing, decks. WINTER SPECIAL: 20% Off w/this Ad! 817-629-9608. WILLIE SIMON TILE & WOOD. Shower, Tub Surround & Backsplashes. 817-366-4555. ROBERT’S HANDYMAN SERVICE. I do additions, kitchen & bathroom remodel, ceramic tile, foundation repair, painting, pressure washing, roofing, fencing and decks. Call for Free quote. 817-964-2562. JERRY’S HARDWOOD FLOORS. Custom staining and installation, sanding, refinishing. 817-312-5020.
exterior & interior remodeling, patio covers, drywall repairs
817-946-6787 817-444-4198 042
T&M CLEANING. Cleaning done the way you want. 15 years experience, reliable, references. 817-333-8786. SERENE GREEN CLEANING. Residential & Commercial. All Natural & Safe Products, Family Owned & Operated, Fully Insured & Bonded, Free Confidential Estimate. 817-602-1696. firstname.lastname@example.org. Old-Fashioned Cleaning DONE BY OWNER ONLY! Residential cleaning, clean-outs, move-ins & make-ready. 25+ years experience. Call or text Beth 817-361-2182 for more information. SPECTACULAR HOUSE CLEANING. I do it all. Ceiling fans to windows. Senior Citizen Discounts. Call Jodeana 817-812-9459.
Your Cleaning Service Professional Cleaning since 1989 Phone hours: Mon thru Fri 7 am - 1 pm: 817-237-9848 PLEASE LEAVE VOICE MAIL our pros may be out chasing fairy dust
Backgrounds Checked We furnish Tools & Chemicals
Hospitality Guarantee “Your Way”
817-444-7711 • 817-444-7774
One time - Monthly - Bi-Weekly - Weekly, or as needed
040 Home Improvement
You’ll love the care you get!
U.S. Army Retired-but not tired! Careful moving-Cheap. Call Big Jim @ 817-237-5151.
Will pay top dollar for grazing and hay leases. Call 940-389-1936.
BRIAN HENSLEY 817.229.7668
LOOK Vinyl Siding: Insulated Replacement Windows: Complete Remodeling Lowest Prices: Best Material Free Estimates: Since 1963 817-991-6815
Steve Feltman Painting
• Interior & Exterior • Bed • Commercial Residential • Texture • Tape • Seal & texture • Sheetrock repair/replace • Remove old wallpaper/seal & texture • Pole fence painting • Pressure washing Cabinetry/Wood Work/Staining
Azle, TX ,L.L.C.
commercial • residential
Landscape Designs, Patios, Outdoor Kitchens, Retaining Walls, Mailboxes Free All Types Stone & Brick Work New Construction • Remodels Estimates
Cell 817-308-6512 Home 817-444-3806 email email@example.com
JAMES WOOD MASONRY. INC. Quality Masonry work! • No job too small
BRICK • STONE • GLASS BLOCK office:
Sebastian Enterprises CUSTOM HOME BUILDING Since 1995
Find a Motorcycle in the classifieds 051
REMODEL & REPAIR HOME & BUSINESS
Many Happy Local Customers Since 1978
Mr. Sweeps Chimney Cleaning Service
2000 Harley Sportster, red/white/ blue, 10,000 miles, $8,000 817228-2255.
Keep your home safe. Call Parker/Wise County’s oldest chimney sweeping company, Mr. Sweeps
817-692-5624 ask for Doug
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2012 Harley Davidson Iron 883 motorcycle, $10,500. Call Wes 817-991-5522, leave message.
HORSESHOEING: Hot, Cold, Corrective. 26 years experience, Vet references. Prompt, reliable service. 817-690-0924.
Drains Cleaned Water Heaters
Local Breeder Selling Parakeets & Love Birds; Parakeet, Love Bird & Parrot seed and different size cages, plus millet spray. 817-715-2446, 9A-6P.
Senior Citizen Discount Free Estimate
Cats on homeopathy. No fleas. Black, White, Silky Tiger. Wonderful. 817-307-0502.
Registered Chihuahua pups; adult Malti-poo, 2 years old, $100. 817237-7035.
Residential Commercial Industrial Sewer & Drain Care
Full blooded female Red Blood Hound, 1 year old, $400. 817-4017045.
Roofing Commercial & Residential
Carolyn’s Critter Sitter
• Roofing • Windows • Attic Insulation • Painting
Pet Sitting Specialist Local References
712 N. MaiN • SpriNgtowN
Menix Pet Lodge
Where Pets are Pampered Climate Controlled Kennels Dog Runs, Large Yard
Commercial • Residential FREE ESTIMATES • FULLY INSURED Repairs • New Construction
Too cold to clean your pool? Give us a call and we’ll do it all! 817-2303838.
28 Years in Azle
ROOFING & REPAIRS. Free Estimates, all work guaranteed, 30 yrs experience. Call Ray Carpenter 7 days a week 817-690-1925.
Certified PREFERRED CONTRACTOR State Applicator # 106 www.owenscorning.com
Insurance Claim Specialists
Retired 64 year old man looking for part-time work answering phones, dispatching or light deliveries. 817902-2291.
Reading Therapist BA in Math 25 years experience Daytime Hours Available Mondays and Wednesdays
Call Devin at 817-629-9608
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New Construction Add On’s Electrical Painting
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Innerspace Storage Hwy 199, Springtown. Now renting all unit sizes, 24-hour access. 817-6774050.
STORAGE UNITS 1350 Liberty School Rd, Azle
6 Months ... $125 817-246-4646
Now Leasing Storage Units
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1 TXism: “holler calf ____” (surrender) 5 Cain’s brother 6 Gulf mollusk 7 TXism: “plain as the ____ on a mule” 8 TX Stills tune: “For What __ Worth” 9 1987 film by UTA grad Lou Diamond Phillips (2 wds.) 16 TX motorists must wear ____ belts 18 TXism: “_______ __ a milk bucket under a bull” 21 “hasta __ vista” 22 grasped 23 Santa ___ National Wildlife Refuge 24 Gov. ______ “Ma” Ferguson (1924-26) 30 TXism: “book wrangler” 34 this Winger starred with TX Martin in ‘92 “Leap of Faith” (init.) 35 Richard of ‘86 mini series “On Wings of Eagles” about TX Ross Perot 36 TV producer Norman 37 TX bootmaker Tony 39 TXism: “_ ___ ____ ___ _ dollar short” 43 Dallas Star shoe 45 TXism: “put ___ ___ two together” 46 Cliver of film “2020 Texas Gladiators” 47 they’re “upon you” in Texas 48 007 creator Fleming
Roofing & Remodeling Residential 817-344-8465 Commercial
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DOWN 1 TX George Jones’ “The ____ __ On” 2 TX La Lomita Chapel was built by ______ Fathers 3 seat of Frio Co. 4 TX shade trees 9 TX Preston Jones’ “__ Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander” 10 TXism: “__ ____ __ putting up a tent in a windstorm” 11 TXism: “suds” 12 TX Collin Raye’s “___ _ Can Be” 13 Texans win ‘em in the Olympics 14 A&M degree
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15 TXism: “clean __ _ hound’s tooth” 17 TXism: “nervous as a long-______ ___ in a room of rocking chairs” 19 TXism: “up ___ __ ‘__ juice” (coffee) 20 film: “Texas Chain___ Massacre” 24 TX film: “Lone Wolf __Quade” 25 this Gershwin’s lyrics in “Girl Crazy” made TX Ginger a star 26 TX Tech ___ Raiders 27 how a “dead heat” ends (3 wds.)
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3-2 DW, 1 acre, Springtown ISD, no pets, $800/mo. $500 deposit. 817360-9363; 817-360-9318.
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(817)221-2681 We go the extra mile to ensure you get more for your $. On House Pads, Driveways, Lot Clearing & Tractor Work, Etc.
QUALITY UPHOLSTERING. Free Estimates. Pick-up and Delivery Service. 817-727-6836.
Need a quality water well at a fair price? Also pump sales and installation. Kelvin’s Pump and Well Service, 817-221-4300.
Metal Buildings · Pre-Engineered · Shops / Barns Arenas / Churches · Aircraft Hangars
Version 2 Lots/Acreage
Unimproved 1.74 acres For Sale or Trade, $15,000. Close to Springtown. 817-703-3754.
081 Business/Commercial 40x50 building for rent 3 miles west of Springtown 817-713-7495. Great building for Lease, industrial area in Azle. The building is 12,000 sq. ft., bathrooms and office area with heat and A/C. Majority of the 12,000 sq. ft. is shop, concrete floor, loading dock, big overhead door, plenty of parking space. For information call 817-360-3627. 3 acre gravel lot in Springtown area for lease. 817-657-5682.
CALL Cliff Hall
Dauenhauer Contractors, Inc.
Metal Building Erectors
• Pre-engineered Weld-up • Barns/Shops • Arenas/Hangars • Fencing
1220 E. Hwy. 199 • Springtown
817-220-2150 www.weld-done.net Our Business is Metal Buildings - And We’re Good! DESIGN
art METAL Coz BUILDING SYSTEMS Fabrication and erection of quality metal buildings at reasonable prices, any size - any design Office
Mark Cozart 817-233-6668
Jeremy Cozart 817-237-2028
owner Rodney Vick 817-220-3044 fax 817-523-7639 cell 817-253-1614
• Weld Ups/ Bolt Ups • Pipe Fencing • Concrete • Horse Barns • All Types Fencing • Metal Roofs
Compare Pricing NO JOB TOO SMALL Welding continued next column...
3-2 mobile home, 20x20 garage, references checked, $650/mo. $450 deposit. 817-909-5160. PELICAN BAY: 1545 PARTRIDGE, 2-2, $485/$300 deposit; 1525 PARTRIDGE, 2-1, $395/$300 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817-246-4646. gtatx. com. Hablamos Espanol. 2-1 SW, Azle ISD, $500/mo. $300 deposit, $35 application fee. 817444-0205. 3-2 DW on 1 acre w/workshop, Reno Elementary, Springtown ISD, $850/ mo. plus $900 security deposit. 682225-4034.
TURN TO THE EXPERT In Financing Mobiles on Acreage & Land. Quick & Easy with No Credit Check or Qualifications. Any or No Credit. 817-994-3730 7 days til 11PM Pictures Available firstname.lastname@example.org
80x14 MH on 1 acre, fenced double lot, Loma Vista. Very solid home, needs remodeling. Some work already completed. Private location. By Owner, will finance or lease/ purchase. email@example.com. 972732-7430.
40x60 metal building on 1 acre for rent. 1661 E. Hwy 199, Springtown. $800/mo. $800 deposit. 817-3609318.
Houses for Sale
New Home: 4 BR 2 BA on 1 acre lot! Owner financing available or ZERO DOWN VA/USDA Loan! 817-3857892. New Homes MUST SELL-ZERO DOWN Loans VA/USDA we got them! Owner financing with 10% cash down. Azle, Boyd, Eagle Mountain, Lake Worth, Weatherford, Peaster ISD. 817-385-7892. BOYD-NEW HOME: 4 BR 2 BA, 1755 sf. ZERO DOWN Loans, VA/ USDA on this home! 817-385-7892.
Sites Available in Gated RV Community. $20 off 1st Month’s Rent with Mention of This Ad! Catering to Fulltime & Retirees 817-444-0922 RV space with 20x20 outbuilding. Hwy 199 between Springtown & Azle. $300/mo. water & trash service provided. 817-360-9318.
• Paved Streets • Mail Service • Covered RV Spaces • Free Wi-Fi • Laundromat • Adult RV Park • No Road Noises
• Free Wi-Fi • Laundromat • Mail Service • Tiny Houses & RV Rental
32x44 Crestridge 3/2 28x76 Clayton 4/2 28x72 Homestar 4/2
Stk#2562 Stk#1818 Tape & Texture
$32,900 $41,900 $45,900
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· New, Used Repos · Mobile Home Insurance · Service After the Sale Large 4 bedroom on 1 acre. New paint on interior. Located at 150 Browder Road in Springtown. Financing Available with Low Down Payment. Call Mitch 855847-6806.
084 Mobile Homes for Rent MIDWAY MOBILE HOME PARK AFFORDABLE COUNTRY LIVING 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes for rent. Also, RV lots & rentals and mobile home lots for rent.
$22,900 $49,900 $69,900
4272 E. Hwy 199 · Springtown, TX 76082 · Lic. #35875 In Business 10 Years · Open Monday - Saturday
APARTMENT 700 JARVIS • AZLE 817-444-1712
1 & 2 Bedroom Unfurnished
Azle Creek Apartments 519 West Main St. • Azle
1/1 - $475 & Up (Water, Trash & Sewer Included)
• Newly Remodeled • Friendly & Quiet Community • Laundry On Site
Pet Friendly! Call for appointment
Rent Unfur nished continued next page... 086 Mobile Home/RV Lots
Texas Star RV Park Inc.
14504 FM 730 N. • 6 miles North of Azle • Large Lots RV Spaces by • Nice & Clean Day, Week or Month 30 amp - $325/mo. Laundry Facilities 50 amp - $350/mo. - Free Internet (Electric, Water & Sewer included)
UPSTAIRS EFFICIENCY APARTMENT: 1 BR 1 BA, 900 sq. ft., no pets, $600/mo. plus deposit. 817-925-4343. 1616 Newsom Mound Road, Springtown. 2-1, totally remodeled, tile floors, gas range, above stove microwave, dishwasher, fridge w/ice maker, pet friendly, trash service & yard work included, $850/mo. $850 deposit. 817-902-5142. 2 BR Eagle Mountain Lake front with dock, $800/mo. $500 deposit, bills paid. 817-237-2852. 2-1-1, CH/A, corner lot, fenced yard, hardwood floors, $700/mo. First/ Last and $300 deposit. 116 Corbin Lane, off Stewart. 817-881-2583.
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emAAilT Tips@Azlenews.neT Us springTown
(size restrictions and additional fees apply)
AISD, 3-1 brick house. New cabinets & countertops in kitchen, bath and laundry room, new flooring, CH/A, vaulted ceiling, large laundry room, ceiling fans, window blinds and huge backyard. Dishwasher, stove & microwave furnished. Rent includes water, trash service and lawn maintenance. NO DOGS. $975/mo. $650 deposit. 817-444-2314; 817845-4440.
Got a hot tip?
PELICAN BAY: 1852 CORAL ROAD, 2-2, $595/$400 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817-2464646. gtatx.com. Hablamos Espanol.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
(up to 50 miles)
HALF OFF FIRST MONTH’S RENT! 3-2 Duplex, water/trash service included, $700/mo. $500 deposit. 817-909-5160.
We’ll relocate your RV here for FREE!
AISD. 3-2-2, good neighborhood. Complete remodel: ceramic tile, granite, hardwood, blinds, stainless steel stove, microwave, dishwasher, new walls, fixtures and all new cabinets in kitchen & bathrooms. Large fenced yard with Pecan trees, large back porch and shed. No pets, non smoking. $1,250/mo. $1,000 deposit & first/last month’s rent. 1-year lease. 334-718-9301.
817-846-8190 Call for Rates - 817-291-4679
USED HOME SUPER CENTER
3 BR 1.5 BA duplex in Reno, includes trash service and 1 storage building, $695/mo. $400 deposit. Call 817-228-1752.
Rent based on income.
RV Spaces by Day, Week or Month We now have Pull-Throughs!
WEATHERFORD-NEW HOME: 4 BR 2.5 BA, 2229 sf. on 1 acre lot. ZERO DOWN Loans VA/USDA on this home! 817-385-7892.
16x70 Champion 3/2 28x68 Champion 4/2 32x68 Champion 4/2
12667 FM 730 South • 1 mile south of Azle
PLACE AN AD IN THE CLASSIFIEDS TODAY! 817-270-3340 817-220-7217
Cozy 2 bedroom home, CH/A, appliances, no pets, $850/mo. 817444-3636.
Pecan Acres RV Park Inc.
Large Shaded Lots Nice & Clean Electric, Water & Sewer included Laundry Room & Shower Facilities Wi-Fi
HOMES and MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT
Between Azle & Springtown
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GENE THOMPSON & ASSOCIATES
AZEL RV PARK
K&P Homes, Inc.
3-2-2, 2 living areas, proudly kept, on a large treed lot, $118,500. Possible Owner Finance. For appointment 682-239-6690.
2 & 3 bedrooms, 2 bath duplexes, 1 car garage, fenced backyard, all appliances, all brick, great location. Stewart Bend Duplex Homes in Azle. 817-444-2362. www.stewartbend.com.
Covered & Open Spaces
BOYD-NEW HOME: 3 BR 2 BA, 1503 sf. ZERO DOWN Loans, VA/ USDA on this home! 817-385-7892.
WEATHERFORD-NEW HOME: 4 BR 2 BA, 1561 sf. on 1 acre lot. ZERO DOWN Loans VA/USDA onl this home! 817-385-7892.
SPRINGTOWN APARTMENTS, 624 East 3rd Street. 2 bedroom 1 bath, clean, new carpet, $600/mo. includes water, trash service & basic cable, $500 deposit. 817-875-8406.
Call To See If We Can Move Your RV FREE
GRANDBURY: 3 BR 2 BA, fireplace, lots of trees. Will help with financing! Cheaper than rent! 817-385-7892.
NO CREDIT, BAD CREDIT, NO PROBLEM! 20 years experience in financing homes on acreage. Don’t keep renting when you can own. Several properties available, but going fast! You owe it to yourself to call 682-333-1374.
Heritage RV PARK
SPRINGTOWN: 5 BR 3 BA on 1 acre! Huge living room! Like new! Will help with financing! Affordable payments! 817-385-7892.
WEATHERFORD: 3 BR 2 BA on 1 acre! Owner financing available and affordable payments! 817-385-7892.
4-plex, 2-2, Azlewood, $695/$400 security deposit, WBFP, walk-in closets, box windows, large kitchen w/pantry, 1,100 sq. ft. 817-3603039.
FULL TIME RV’er
Manufactured home on 1 acre, lots of trees, ready to move in, Azle schools, $59,900. K&P Homes. 817677-3446.
SPRINGTOWN: 3 BR 2 BA on 1 acre lot! Affordable payments, will help with financing! 817-385-7892.
We May have the Perfect Place for you if you are a...
085 Mobile Homes for Sale
Commercial Building For Rent: Over 2,000 sq. ft., small office, $500/mo. 120 Porter, Azle. 817-444-0090. FOR SALE OR RENT: 6,700 sf office/warehouse at 1750 N. FM 51, Springtown. Several offices, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, large meeting room, warehouse area, loading dock, all on 1 acre. $169,000 or $1,600/mo. 817-220-5339; 817-7980891.
086 Mobile Home/RV Lots PELICAN BAY: Mobile Home Lots for rent: 1405 PELICAN DRIVE, $185/mo. $50 deposit; 1708 GALE DRIVE, $155/mo. $50 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817-2464646. gtatx.com. Hablamos Español.
Nice remodeled 2-1. 6 miles south of Springtown on FM 51, $350 deposit, $500/mo. No large pets, fresh paint. Owner pays water/trash service. 682-551-0424; 682-5591512.
OWNER FINANCE. Springtown, 3-2 on 1 acre lot! Easy terms, no banks, Bad Credit ok. 817-975-1798.
nstr E ucti R& on Metal Building Specialist
3-2 MH with covered deck, 1 acre of land, with shed for horses, storage shed, lots of trees. Located 1.5 miles east of Springtown near Walnut Creek. $625/mo. $300 deposit. 817713-3200.
Professional Office Space For Lease. 800 sq. ft., Suite 101, 1230 E. Hwy 199, Springtown. 817-220-2150.
MUST SELL! New Home, 3 BR 2 BA on 1 acre! VA/USDA ZERO DOWN LOAN on this home! 817-385-7892. WELD-DONE CONSTRUCTION LTD.
3 BR 1 BA mobile home, $525/mo. + electric & propane, $500 deposit, CH/A, Azle ISD, no pets, $35 application fee. 817-744-7874; 817501-2238. 4-2 DW, CH/A, fireplace, 2 living areas, 2,000 sq. ft., appliances furnished, newly remodeled, $795/ mo. 817-602-9519.
Last Puzzle Solution B E A
084 Mobile Homes For Rent Units starting at $450/mo., trash service paid. 817-221-3112; 817235-2284.
Ash Creek Storage
AZCO Self Storage
Deadline: 5:00 PM Monday
Crestwood Apar tment Homes Apartment 525 Commerce St. 817-444-0030 Mon-Sat 9-6 • Sun 1-4 1, 2 & 3 Large Bedroom Floor Apartments Plans Pool • Water paid
1 & 2 Bedrooms
See the Dif f erence! 817-444-6122
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3-2 Dw on 2.906 ACRes. Peaster ISD. $79,900 2-2 triplewide on 8.74 acres. Double horse barn, corral, pond and 24 x 24 workshop $137,500. 3-2 on .830 acres. Easy access to town. Older home on nice wooded lot.
neAR Azle hosPitAl 1,980 sq.ft. $950/mo
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$45,000 - 3-2-2 Car Carport Singlewide Mobile on Approx. 0.46 Acres. Well maintained mobile in nice rural area close to lake with landscape, trees and covered patio. Contact Kathy at 817-237-3338. $79,900 - 3-2-2 Brick that was being remodeled with nice floor plan but needs finishing. $84,900 - 2-2-1 Brick Small Older House that has a brick add-on with Dining/Breakfast.WBFP can heat house in winter, gated fence, storage and newer HVAC. Reduced! $85,000 - 3-3-2 Car Carport doublewide on Apprx.1 acre. Very nice and good floor plan. Several out buildings. $154,900 - 4-2.5-2 Brick/Siding home with new paint inside and out, unique landscaping and lots of tile. Fort Worth. $220,000 - 2-2.5-2 Brick on Eagle Mtn. Lake. Enjoy lake living in this home with boat lift for easy lake access. $233,000 - 4-2.5-2 Brick Home. Picture your family & friends hanging out in large kitchen playing 42 or Chicken Foot around dining table and watching your favorite team all together, it’s possible here! Covered parking for 3 vehicles, large workshop, storage building. Must see! $276,000 - 3-2-2 Brick, Approx. 68.82 Acres. Ranch/Farm. Sandy loam, new 6 slick wire fence most way around, corral and good well. Callahan County. Reduced!
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