Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Volume 62, Number 40
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Azle soccer squads are headed to the postseason Page 12A
Not every hero wears a cape Page 1B
Nebraska accident claims AHS senior
Scotland Avenue Blaze
Dovel wanted to graduate with Azle classmates BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN Azle High School students are mourning the loss of one of their own following a tragic accident in Nebraska Tuesday, March 11. Timothy Julio Dovel, an 18-yearold senior at AHS, was visiting his parents, who live in Ogallala, Nebraska, over Spring Break. He died after the pickup he was driving ran into a semi-trailer on I-80 about four miles west of North Platte. According to a report from the Nebraska State Patrol, Dovel was alone driving eastbound when his pickup crossed the median and hit a westbound semi-trailer.
The collision knocked the trailer off its tandem axle, according to the accident report. The wreck occurred at 2:34 p.m. Both westbound lanes of I-80 were closed until the wreckage was cleaned up about 4 p.m., a state patrol spokesperson said. The semi-truck was from Florida. Its driver was not injured in the collision. It is not known what caused Dovel’s pickup to cross the median, the spokesperson said. According to his obituary, Timothy was born Jan. 23, 1996 in Lancaster, Texas to Timothy C. and Ana Lucia PLEASE SEE AHS, PAGE 3A.
A fi re Thursday, March 13, inside a shop building in the 1700 block of Scotland Avenue caused the “complete loss” of the building itself as well as its contents, according to Tarrant County Deputy Fire Marshal Mike Rehfeld. The exact cause of the fi re is not known; however, Rehfeld said it began in the immediate area of a lawn tractor the owner had just used and put away. Vehicles ranging from lawn mowers to four-wheelers to fully restored antiques were inside the shop when it burned. Firefi ghters from Azle FD, La Junta VFD, Eagle Mountain VFD, Lake Worth FD, and Blue Mound FD responded to fi ght the fi re, and the American Red Cross was called in to provide for Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman those firefighters, as well.
AHS Winterguard promotes to National A division
Timothy Dovel was looking forward to graduating with his classmates at Azle High School and entering the Army National Guard. BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN with food, and they talk and remem- western Championships March 22 beThe Azle High School Winterguard ber their loved ones. It’s all about the fore the big event of the year, NTCA He was killed in an accident in Nebraska last week while on spring Championships March 29. break. Photo courtesy Natalie Jimenez – both varsity and junior varsity (JV) – people they love.” Oldroyd said her assistants, Renee The junior varsity, too, is having a is having a stellar competition season. In fact, the varsity Guard has been Cantrell for varsity and Karen St. Val- year of excellence. The JV competition show is Not All promoted from the North Texas Color- entine for junior varsity, gets lots of credit for helping out with equipment Who Wander are Lost, performed to guard Association’s Scholastic A diviand weapons. a cover of the Talking Heads’ song, sion into its National A division. And, as always, parent dedication Road to Nowhere. Promotion is based upon scores and The JV guard, like its varsity counskill level, and means the Azle Win- and support with props and costumes has been invaluable, Oldroyd said. terpart, placed third in its division terguard has progressed through three The varsity Guard was fourth in March 1 at a Denton competition. class divisions into the second highest their round at WinterGuard Interna- They again took third place in Reit can reach. The promotion puts the Guard into tional (WGI) Regional Champion- gional A contest in Little Elm. The AHS Winterguard will perform a class with Winterguard powerhouses ships in Austin Feb. 22. The Guard made it into the fi nal competition in a Friends and Family Show in the like Aledo, Coppell, Denton Guyer, J.J. Pearce, Keller, Keller Central, there, which triggered their promotion main gym at Azle High School Monday evening, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. Lake Ridge, Lakeview, Little Elm, into National A class. The varsity placed third in its diviThe AHS Drumline will perform at Mansfi eld, Flower Mound Marcus, sion March 1 at a competition in Denthe show, as well. McKinney Boyd, Midlothian, Plano ton. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 East, Saginaw, Mansfi eld Summit, Next up, they head to WGI South- for students. and Frisco Wakeland High Schools. Currently only four programs – Flower Mound, Forney, Marcus, and Richland High School Winterguards – have reached the NTCA’s Scholastic Open division. The AHS varsity Winterguard’s competition show, Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was inspired by the actual celebration of the Mexican holy day, its symbolism, honor, and meaning. Set to music from the soundtrack of Frida, the 2002 Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winning fi lm, Dia de los Muertos refl ects the celebratory and somber traditions that are part of the annual Mexican observance. Debra Oldroyd designed the show in its entirety, including its use of marigolds – including the fl ower as well as its color and scent – La Catrina, Mexico’s “grand dame of death,” The man in this photograph is a suspect in a theft that and the traditional costumes worn by occurred at Albertsons Tuesday, March 11. If you recognize the dancers. him, contact Azle Police at 817-444-3221. “It’s really a very peaceful thing,” AHS Winterguard Director Debra Oldroyd puts the fi nishing touchPhoto courtesy Azle Police Department Oldroyd said. “It’s not about Hallow- es on the face of a performer while others apply makeup to one een – it’s families who get together, another before a competition. Photo courtesy Debra Oldroyd
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NEWS DIGEST Club’s pancake supper March 20 The annual All You Can Eat pancake supper sponsored by the Azle Lions Club is set for Thursday, March 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street. Tickets cost $6 and children under 5 eat free.
Reno VFD hosts fundraising event The Reno Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual fundraising event Saturday, March 22, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the fire station, 185 W. Reno Road. A $5 donation includes hot dogs with all the fixings, fun activities for the kids, a bounce house, bake sale, auction, raffles, and kids’ games. You can tour the station, see apparatus, and get to know your Reno firefighters as well as those from other agencies that support the citizens of Reno. For additional information, call 817-677-4227.
Friends, Family show set Monday Azle High School’s award-winning Winter Guard and Drumline will share the gym floor Monday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. for a Friends and Family show. The show had been scheduled for 7 p.m., but has been pushed to 7:30 p.m. because several participating students are being inducted into the National Honor Society earlier the same evening. Winter Guard will be fresh from their biggest competition of the year Saturday. Drumline currently holds the third highest open class score in the nation after its big win at WGI Regionals in Houston March 8. You don’t want to miss the astounding performances by these two groups. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students.
Project Grad hosts Apoca Dance An Apoca Dance for 5th and 6th grade students who attend Azle and Hoover Elementary Schools will be held at Forte Junior High, 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 28. Admission is $5 per student. Parents must sign students in and out at the door. Bring extra money for pizza, candy, drinks and glow sticks. Prizes will be awarded for best Zombie dress, King and Queen from each school, and dance contests. The dance is sponsored and will be heavily chaperoned by parents and students of Azle High School Class of 2014 Project Graduation. See www.ahsprojectgraduation2014.com. AHS Project Graduation 2014 is committed to providing the students of the senior class of 2014 with a safe, alcohol-free, drug-free party after their graduation ceremony next year.
Library celebrates fifth year The Azle Memorial Library will celebrate five years in its new building at 333 W. Main Street from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 29. Local musicians and artists will provide a variety of entertainment in Library’s Community Room. Plus, there will be a surprise in the foyer for those who visit the Library during that time. From 12 noon-2 p.m., children ages 3-12 can go on a travel adventure in the Library, solving puzzles and making a craft as they go. Everyone is invited to the family friendly event that helps celebrate the rich traditions of Azle’s past while looking forward to the future.
Bull Terrier show here March 28-30 The Bull Terrier Club of Dallas’ annual specialty show for breed conformity (not for obedience) will be held March 28 at 6 p.m. and March 29 and 30 at 9:30 a.m. The show will is set for the Tri-County Dog Training Facility located at 8064 Briar Road. Admission is free. This is an opportunity for anyone interested in watching some of the top bull terriers compete or learn more about English bull terriers from some of the top breeders. The public is invited to visit with club members. Additional info can be found at www.btcdallas.com.
Annual plant sale slated April 12 Parker County Master Gardeners will hold its annual Spring plant sale Saturday, April 12, 8 am to noon at Texas AgriLife Extension Office, 604 N. Main St.. in Weatherford. Annuals, perennials, vegetables, roses, wildflowers, and native grasses are available. Mini programs on honey bees and other pollinators, butterfly and container gardening, water conservation and gardening with drought tolerant plants will be going on all morning. Bring gardening questions to “Ask a Master Gardener”.
Lakeside invests in water system By CARLA nOAH STuTSMAn Many residents in the town of Lakeside remember 2005 well. That was the year the town came close to running out of water. Since then, the town council has educated itself and studied its options. Mayor Pat Jacob says he believes the work the council has done and actions it has taken provide solutions that will see the town’s water infrastructure – and its supply – through the next 50 years. The council recently issued $2.5 million in Certificates of Obligation (COs) to fund improvements to its water system and to construct a new aboveground water storage facility just off Confederate Park Road. Jacob says he expects residents will begin seeing that storage facility go up toward the end of this year. The facility is anticipated to go “on line” in the third quarter (July through September) of 2015. “The capacity of any wa-
ter system is mandated by the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and when you approach that level, you are no longer compliant,” Jacob explained. “That’s where we were – we had an old water system that needed upgrades.” The council met extensively throughout 2013 to review an in-depth survey it conducted for more than six months, gather information from its engineers, study its options, and come up with the best possible plan to provide water service to its citizens, Jacob said. That plan included the issuance of the COs, construction of the overhead water storage facility, improvements to the existing water system, and an inter-local agreement with the city of Azle to provide additional water in times of heavy water usage, Jacob explained. “The town of Lakeside gets 100 percent of its water from wells,” Jacob said. “If our wells hit maximum capacity and we need more water, we have a plan in place to get up to three million gallons more each day.”
The agreement takes a load off Lakeside’s wells and allows the town better control of its water system. A lengthy study of area water rates allowed the council to structure new water rates of its own. And while the rates are higher than its citizens used to pay, they are manageable. The funds will allow the town to pay for the upgrades to its water system and an ongoing maintenance program to keep that system in good operating condition going forward. Jacob pointed out that the town of Lakeside is not a part of the Tarrant Regional Water District, and therefore, is not required to follow its water restrictions like most areas around Eagle Mountain Lake. However, the town has established its own water conservation plan that allows residents to water two days each week. The town also requires drilling operations to bring any water used in the drilling process from elsewhere, thereby preventing any further load on its wells. All of those things are part of
what makes the town of Lakeside unique, Jacob said. Like its citizens, who are, in large part, retirees and who are mostly happy, they don’t need bumper stickers that read “Pray for me, I drive Highway 199.” Jacob also pointed out that the town of Lakeside’s Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN), which essentially details the area its water system is required to serve, is for an area that extends well outside the town limits. “Our CCN extends all the way to Casino Beach,” Jacob said. Jacob lauded members of the town council for the countless hours they put in on the project. “I can’t emphasize enough the amount of work they all put in,” Jacob said. “We started with a water system that was aging and at the limits of its capacity, and we’re making the improvements necessary to bring that system up to code and to last for at least another 50 years. “That was my goal – to get it compliant and functional for the next 50 years.”
Reno Council approves funds for city well By nATALie GenTRy The Reno City Council voted Monday, March 17 to approve an additional $59,190 toward the construction of water well at the city’s main water storage site on Ladybird Lane. This well would ensure a continued water supply to the city in case of a power outage. “If the city were to lose power, we could put a backup generator on this well and maintain water pressure,” said Scott Passmore, Reno’s director of public works. “The well pumps directly into the main water storage so we could keep water to the city.” The next phase of this process is being overseen by David Perkins of KSA Engineer, Inc. – the consulting firm for
this project – and includes delivering the award letters to the contractors. “The reason we needed to proceed with this project and not wait for next week is because the bids can only be open for 60 days,” Perkins said. “We opened the project to bids on Feb. 6 and it takes some time to issue contracts to contractors and get them back.” The drilling was awarded to Watts Drilling. The company has until the end of the physical year to finish the well. In the past 7 years, the city has received four water grants for $275,000 each. The City of Reno will contribute a total of $91,190 to the project.
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AHS senior claimed in Nebraska auto accident n AHS, FROM PAGE ONE.
(Moreno) Dovel. Timothy and his family made their home in Texas for most of his life, where he attended Azle High School, before moving to Ogallala in 2010. Timothy attended Ogallala High School his junior year, but maintained a strong desire to return to Azle to graduate with his former classmates in Azle. He returned from Nebraska to Azle, where he lived with longtime family friends Natalie and Mike Jimenez and their children, Drake and Haley. Timothy was set to graduate from AHS this May. He was an office aide in the high school counselors’ office, where he was called “a good
kid” and “well-liked by students and faculty.” Natalie Jimenez said on Tuesday that Timothy had finalized his enlistment in the Army National Guard Thursday, March 6. He left for Nebraska on Friday, excited to see his parents. “He called me at 5 a.m. Saturday morning to let me know he made it there safe,” Jimenez said. Her family – especially her son, Drake, who had known Timothy since the boys were 4 years old – was devastated to learn of his tragic death just a few days later, she said. The Jimenez family held a candlelight vigil for Timothy Wednesday, March 12, at their home.
What started out as a few close friends turned into a crowd of more than 40, she said. The Jimenez family also traveled to Nebraska for the funeral, leading a caravan of four vehicles filled with 16 youth, including their own two children. “Timothy’s parents were surprised and very honored that those kids made that trip just to be with them during their loss,” Jimenez said. “They made friends with Timothy’s Nebraska friends, and the Dovel family invited them all to sleep in their basement – it meant so much to them that they were there.” Several of Timothy’s friends
from both Nebraska and Azle spoke at his wake. Tuesday morning, March 18, members of the AHS senior class as well as some of Timothy’s closest friends released 50 red balloons from the school in his honor. Dovel was also honored at Tuesday night’s soccer game, and many wore red in his honor. Jimenez said a memorial service will be held in Azle, although it will likely be a month or so from now. “Because he had actually sworn in to the Army National Guard, they will provide full honors for the service; however, they require 30 days’ notice,” Jimenez explained. “His Master Sergeant actually
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brought me a uniform for Timothy to wear for the service in Nebraska.” Timothy Julio Dovel was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Dorothy E. Dovel. Survivors include his parents, Timothy and Ana Lucia Dovel of Ogallala, Nebraska; three sisters, Tiffany Dovel of Texas, Niki Dovel of New York and Marie Dovel of Texas; maternal grandparents, Cesar Julio and Nelly Moreno of Fusagasuga, Colombia, South America; his guardian family of Texas, Natalie and Mike Jimenez and their children, Drake and Haley of Azle, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A memorial has been estab-
lished in his memory. Condolences may be shared at prairiehillsfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, March 15, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Ogallala with Father Bryan Ernest as celebrant. Visitation for memorial book signatures was conducted Friday, March 14 at the Prairie Hills Funeral Home in Ogallala. A Christian Wake Service was held Friday at 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Ogallala. A private family inurnment will be held in Azle at a later date. Prairie Hills Funeral Home of Ogallala is in charge of arrangements.
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Q&A will focus on recent earthquakes The Steering Committee for the Concerned Citizens for Responsible Industry (CCRI) is busy in several different areas. One focus is directed toward involving the nearby cities and sharing information and research. On Friday, March 28, CCRI will host an Earthquake Candidate Public Forum from 6-9 p.m. at Boswell High School, 5805 W Bailey Boswell Road in Saginaw. Co-sponsors of the forum include the Northwest Republican Club, Texans for Government Transparency, North Central Communities Alliance, and Fort Worth Citizens for Government Transparency.
Participating races include Governor, Railroad Commission, Texas Senate District #30, Texas Representative District #61, Texas Representative District #93, and Tarrant Regional Water District. Other elected officials are invited to attend and be recognized. The group declares that this is an effort to accomplish two goals: to inform and educate the candidates and elected officials as to the seriousness of the recent 34 earthquakes in the Northwest Fort Worth region to get the community involved and encourage voter registration and participation.
CCRI said party chairs from four counties – Tarrant, Parker, Wise and Denton – will attend the forum. The honorable Clyde Picht, former Fort Worth city councilman, will be the moderator. Mayors and city council members of affected nearby cities, along with County Commissioners and County Judges, are invited. Voter registration forms will be in the lobby of the Boswell High School Auditorium. CCRI says it is non-partisan and invites all party candidates for the races listed. For more information or questions, call Darlia Hobbs, forum coordinator, at 817-237-7972.
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April 15 Class of ‘84 ticket deadline The Azle High School Class of 1984 will reunite at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 31 at Billy Bob’s Texas. Tickets are $35 per person. Register by email before April 15 to shelley_unger@yahoo. com or email@example.com.
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Tarrant Grand Jury indicts many area residents by carla noah stutsman Fifteen folks who live in the Azle/Springtown and surrounding areas were indicted by a Tarrant County Grand Jury during the month of February. At least one has since been convicted for the crime for which he was indicted. • Horace Ray Long, 58, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 5 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram. The alleged offense occurred Jan. 2 in White Settlement. Long remains in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $25,000 bond. • Stacy Todd Rachal, 45, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 6 for bail jumping related to an earlier charge of theft of property less than $1,500 with two prior convictions. Rachal has since been arrested and convicted on both charges. He was sentenced to nine months in a state jail for the theft charge and to two years in the state peniten-
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tiary for the bail jumping charge. He is currently held in the Tarrant County jail awaiting transfer. • Clark Edward Redmon, 49, of Springtown, was indicted Feb. 7 for burglary of a building, an offense that allegedly occurred Sept. 9, 2013, in the town of Lakeside. A warrant has been issued for Redmon’s arrest in the matter. • Haney Eugene Bourland II, 32, of the Lakeside area, was indicted Feb. 7 on a charge of theft $1,500-20,000. The alleged offense occurred Jan. 7 in White Settlement. Bourland posted $50,000 bond and is awaiting trial. • Zachary Allen Hightower, 20, of Springtown, was indicted Feb. 12 for a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The alleged offense occurred March 1, 2012, in Azle. He is currently held in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $13,000 bond. • Kyle Lawrence Herndon, 27, of Pelican Bay, was indicted Feb. 13 on a charge of arson. The
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etition. The latest offense allegedly occurred Dec. 28, 2013, in Fort Worth. Shaw remains in the Tarrant County jail where he is held without bond. • Shaylor Alan Lambert, 40, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 14 for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. The alleged offense occurred Jan. 23 in Azle. Lambert is held in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $15,000 bond. • Harold Dwain Howell, 54, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 19 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The alleged offense occurred in Azle on Jan. 20. Howell remains in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $35,000 bond. • Michael Ray Holt, 47, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 20 for possession of marijuana four ounces to five pounds. The alleged offense occurred Sept. 20, 2013 in unincorporated Tarrant County. Holt is currently held in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. • Jeremiah Revelle, 37, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 20 on a charge of aggravated assault on a public servant. The alleged incident occurred Jan. 8 in White Settlement. Revelle posted $20,000 bond and is awaiting trial out of jail. • Corey A. Reaves, 26, of Springtown, was indicted Feb. 24 for theft $1,500-20,000. The offense allegedly occurred Aug. 17, 2013, and the case was filed by Tarrant Regional Water District Police. Reaves posted $5,000 bond and is awaiting trial out of jail. Kyle lawrence herndon
alleged incident occurred Oct. 24, 2013, in Pelican Bay. Herndon is currently held in the Tarrant County jail in lieu of $25,000 bond. • Casey Nichole Satterfield, 20, of Springtown, was indicted Feb. 13 for forgery of a financial instrument of an elderly person. The offense allegedly occurred July 18, 2013 in Fort Worth. Satterfield posted $2,500 bond and is currently out of jail awaiting trial. • Daniel Cass Dyson, 26, of Springtown, was indicted for bail jumping Feb. 14 after he failed to appear in court for another case. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. • Johnny Howard, 42, of Springtown, was indicted Feb. 14 for a charge of DWI felony repetition. The most recent offense allegedly occurred Aug. 30, 2013, in Azle. Howard is currently out of jail awaiting trial after posting $6,000 bond. • Michael Lawrence Shaw, 53, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 14 on a charge of DWI felony rep-
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(above right) a young scientist discusses crayfish with a friend during the march 13 science camp.
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(above) sabrina mayo works on her masterpiece during mr. brown’s art camp march 12.
(left) alan small of worthlearning.org explains the anatomy of crawdads by using a lobster as a larger example. Photos courtesy of the Azle Memorial Library
at the special azle memorial library lEGo day over spring break march 14, adam olthetem (left) completed the brackets and began the races as the cars were finished. these orange-clad lEGo engineers – (l-r) audrey Gentry, luke olmsted, Ethan blackman, and nate crutchfield – cheer their cars on in a close race.
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Springtown Volleyball Camp & Registration Saturday, March 22 9AM - 4PM at Springtown Lions Club GYM SLC will be hosting a volleyball camp for all players who are registered for the spring season, as well as any student in grades 3rd-6th who is interested in learning more about the sport! $
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LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Pursuant to Chapter 59, Texas Property Code, SANDY BEACH SELF STORAGE which is located at 11109 Liberty School Road, Azle, Texas 76020 will hold a public auction of property being sold to satisfy a landlord’s lien. Sale will be at 10:00 a.m. on March 22, 2014 at 11109 Liberty School Road, Azle, Texas 76020. Property will be sold to highest bidder for cash. Deposit for removal and cleanup may be temporarily required. Seller reserves right to not accept any bid and to withdraw property from sale. Property in each space may be sold by the unit. Property being sold includes contents in spaces of following tenants, with brief description of contents in each space. TENANT’S COMPLETE NAME as shown on rental agreement: Paul Gill Unit 43: misc., furniture; Jessie Mejia Unit 80: misc.; David Poe Unit 3: pool table; Michael Blackburn Unit 100: misc; Dorothy Kerry Unit 129: misc.; Linda Beranek Unit 40: misc.; Wanda Mitchell Unit 88: misc.; Daniel Devine Unit 133: misc.; Kristy Werth Unit 64: misc.; Denise Noble Units 44 & 94: misc., furniture. PUBLIC NOTICE - TOWN OF LAKESIDE ORDINANCE NO. 359 An Ordinance of the Town of Lakeside, Texas repealing Section 150.07 Carports and Recreational Vehicle Buildings, providing for a penalty (a fine not to exceed $2,000.00 per violation per day). This ordinance was passed unanimously by the City Council on February 13, 2014 and becomes effective upon publication. A copy of this ordinance is available by contacting the Town of Lakeside, 9830 Confederate Park Road, Lakeside, TX 76108, 817-237-1234 ext 305. PUBLIC NOTICE - TOWN OF LAKESIDE ORDINANCE NO. 369 An Ordinance of the Town of Lakeside, Texas adopting the 2012 International Fire Code. This ordinance was passed unanimously by the City Council on March 13, 2014 and becomes effective upon publication. A copy of this ordinance is available by contacting the Town of Lakeside, 9830 Confederate Park Road, Lakeside, TX 76108, 817-237-1234 ext 305.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The Azle High School wrestling team was honored for placing fifth in the state. Sec- Students from Liberty Elementary School led those attending the March AISD meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance to the American and Texas flags. ond from left, Jesse Grubbs is now a two-time State champion. Azle High School’s Emerald Dazzlers were honored at the monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Azle Independent School District Monday, March 18. The group recently won a state competition, fulfilling its goal for the school year. Jenny Clevenger, left, receives a plaque commemorating her dedication to the students in AISD from Curriculum Director Tanya Anderson at the AISD board meeting March 18.
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The AHS girls’ basketball team was honored at the school board meeting Monday, March 18 for competing in an extremely tough district – even beating the district champion – then winning a bi-district playoff game. The Mondo Drummers entertained a sizeable crowd Tuesday evening, March 11, at the Central Park Amphitheatre to kick off the Azle Memorial Library’s Spring Break week. Kids and grown-ups alike attended the rhythmic performance.
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Grace Evelyn Simpson
Alice Louise Beck
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1927 - 2014
Grace Evelyn Simpson was born April 20, 1938 to Elvin and Beulah Brown Smethers in Buckner Community. They moved to Azle when she was a child and she attended school there. Evelyn graduated from Azle High School where she enjoyed playing basketball. She worked a number of years for Jim Bob Nation Insurance. Evelyn was a member of Azle Church of Christ for nearly 15 years and was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #899. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon “Snake” Simpson; son, Randy Singer; and parents, Elvin “Slim” and Beulah Smethers. Survivors include; son, Donald Simpson; several cousins; and many loving church family and friends.
Alice Louise Beck, 86, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went to be with her Lord, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20 at the First Baptist Church of Lakeside, 8801 Jacksboro Hwy, Fort The Azle News, Worth, 76135. Interment at Ash March 19, 2014 Edition Creek Cemetery. Visitation
Grace Evelyn Simpson, 75, beloved mother, cousin and friend, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at her home. Graveside service was held 12 noon, Tuesday at Johnson Cemetery in Dennis. Visitations from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at White’s Funeral Home, 105 Denver Tr., Azle.
Gary Lynn Peters
from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission Fund in care of The First Baptist Church of Lakeside. Alice was born Sept. 21, 1927 in Beaumont to the late James and Maggie Fuller. She was preceded in death by her husband, R. W. Beck, Jr. in 1988. Survivors include; daughter, Sherry A. Fry and husband, Don of Weatherford; son, John K. Beck and wife, Anne of Trophy Club; grandchildren, David D. Fry, Stephanie McKee, Deborah Loesch, Stephen Beck and Lisa Beck; great-grandchildren, Alex McKee, Jessica Fry, Baxter Loesch, Jenna McKee, Owen Loesch, Jack Fry, Joshua Fry, Joseph Fry and Tate Loesch; and many loving family.
C. Lloyd Fitzgerald, 90, passed away peacefully, March 12, 2014 in the home he built for his family in 1970. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at his Azle home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donaThe Azle News, tions may be made to the Azle March 19, 2014 Edition Community Caring Center. Lloyd was born Dec. 15, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas. He
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New Hope Baptist Church on New Hope Road. Gary was born July 31, 1953, in Waltham, Massachusetts to Ima Mae (Hall) and Dennis Peters. He graduated from Lake Worth High School and served honorably in the U.S. Army. Gary was the father of three children; April, Jason and Jennifer. He was preceded in death by April and Jason. Survivors include; daughter, Jennifer; six grandchildren; mother and step-father, Ima Gary Lynn Peters, 60, passed and Lester Moreland of Springaway Tuesday, March 11, in town; sisters, Diane Goains of Azle, Debbie Grisham of PalWeatherford. estine and Kristy Coleman of Interment will be private. Springtown. Family and friends will celebrate his life at 2 p.m., March The Azle News, 28, in the fellowship Hall of March 19, 2014 Edition
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Edna “Nanny” Dildy, 88, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Thursday in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet. Edna was born March 15, 1926, in Nashville, Arkansas. Mrs. Dildy, or “Nanny” as most people knew her, will
JoAnn Knighten Nicholson 1940 - 2014
JoAnn Knighten Nicholson, 73, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Fort Worth. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday at The Church at Azle, 1801 South Stewart Street, Azle. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at The Church at Azle. JoAnn was born Aug. 16, 1940 in Fort Worth to Jessie and Della Lou Letson Knighten. She was a loving mother, sister, granny and “GG”, who
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loved her family. She enjoyed garage sales, junk stores and goodwill, but most of all spending time with family. JoAnn was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents; daughter, Brenda; siblings, Shirley, Barbara, Jessie and Doug. Survivors include; children, Donna Klingenberg and husband, Nick, Kim Allphin and
be remembered for her love and devotion to her family and friends. She and Sim were married for 57 years and worked very hard raising four boys and one girl. Edna loved to study her bible and her faith was strong for the Lord. She spent her life serving others without thinking of herself. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Sim B. Dildy; son, Joe Dildy; and daughterin-law, Pam Dildy. Survivors include; sons, Charles Dildy and wife, Sonja, Gene Dildy and Phil Dildy and wife, Cheri; daughter, Patricia Sewell and husband, Dell, of Boyd; daughter-in-law, Jackie Dildy of Azle; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; close cousin, Florene WilsonBrown; and close friend, Joanna Royce.
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Corner FM 730 S. & Veal Station Rd. Sunday School ......................9:45 am Morning Worship .................10:50 am Evening Worship ....................6:00 pm Wed. Prayer Service...............7:00 pm Pastor: Jay Ditty Minister of Music: David Musick Church 817-444-2325 www.silvercreekbc.org
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FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 200 Church St., Azle • 817-444-3323 Morn. Worship ........ 8:30 & 11:00 am Sunday School .......................9:45 am Youth (UMYF) .........5:00 p.m. Sunday & 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Pastor: Dr. Scott Youngblood
CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CHURCH 2233 Hwy 199 E. • Springtown 817-221-LIFE (5433) Sunday School ...................... 9:00 am Sunday Worship Service .....10:00 am Sunday Evening Worship ......6:00 pm Wednesday ...........................7:00 pm
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH 800 Highcrest Dr. - Azle - 817-444-3063 Sunday Mass.........................8:30 am Wednesday Mass .................. 6:30 pm
Norvin Tennial Wright 1924 - 2014
ers, donations can be made to the Silver Creek Heritage Society, Attn: Lana Chance, 6508 South FM 730, Azle, Texas 76020. Norvin Tennial Wright, 89, was born on Sept. 6, 1924 to Claud and Fay Tucker Wright. Norvin and his wife, Clara Belle Haley Wright were dairy farmers throughout most of their adult lives. He is preceded in death by his wife, Clara; three brothers, Denzil, Virgil and Waymon Wright; two sisters, Gladys Gilley and Louise Robinson. Survivors include; two daughters, Norlene Carter and husband Mike Carter of Weatherford, Twana Connors and husband Earl Connors of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri; granddaughter and caregiver, Beth Robertson of Weatherford and Valerie Frangesch of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri; sister, Vonnie Holmes of Azle and brother, Harald Ray Wright of Weatherford.
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proudly served our country in WWII as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corp. He married Dorothy Riviere Dec. 31, 1948 and together had three children. He was a dedicated husband and father. His career was in retail marketing and sales for S&H Kress and Ben Franklin variety stores. Lloyd was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy. Survivors include; daughters, Terri Green and husband Charles Green, Kerri Craig and husband Alan Craig; son, Brian Fitzgerald and wife Laura Fitzgerald; grandchildren, Keely Cook, Austin Green, Johnathan Fitzgerald, Lindsay Wickersham, Joseph Green and Jason Fitzgerald; great-grandchildren, Noah Cook, Chloe Cook, Micah Cook, Luke and Zoe Wickersham, Madeline Fitzgerald and Eleanor Green and sister, Lois McCalaster.
March 13, 2014, our daddy, Norvin Tennial Wright, went to be with Jesus and to join our mother and his wife of 69 years, Clara. Funeral service was held Sunday, March 16 at 2 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main Street, Weatherford, Texas. Interment was at Veal’s Station Cemetery, Parker The Azle News, County, Texas. Visitation was March 19, 2014 Edition held Saturday, March 15 in the Parlor of Central Christian Church from 4-6 p.m. Services are under the direction of Galbreaith Pickard FuThe Azle News, neral Chapel in Weatherford at March 19, 2014 Edition 817-594-2747. In lieu of flowhusband, Keith and John Nicholson; sister, Billie Conner; grandchildren, Jerry (Tami), Michael (Rachelle), Keith (Heather), Koy (Amanda), Kris (Jessica), Shannon (Ricky), Nicole (Emanuel), Heather and Our family serving your family since 1908 John; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
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1313 S.E. Pkwy, Azle 817-237-4822 Missouri Synod Worship Service ...... 8:15 &11:00 am Sunday School .......................9:45 am “Christians growing in Jesus, sharing His love with all”
ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH
2920 Azle Ave. • 817-624-2184 Daily Mass - Mon., Wed.,Fri........8 am Reconciliation .... Sat. 3:30 or by appt. Weekend Masses .......... Sat. 4:00 pm SUNDAY ......... 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 am & 1:30 pm (Spanish)
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EAGLE MOUNTAIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
7955 Reed Road, Azle Directions: FM 730 N., 5 miles to Reed Rd. - turn & go 1/2 mile - church on right Pastor, Nancy Nold Ch. 817-444-0226 Morning Worship .................11:00 am Sunday School .....................10:00 am “Open hearts, open minds, open doors”
COMMUNITY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH 1405 Reynolds Rd., Azle • 817-444-7117 Directions: 730 N. to 1542 .5 mi. right on Cardinal, left on Reynolds Pastor - Rev. Fred Weaver 817-444-3181 Rev. Faye Mote 817-220-5734 Sunday School .......................9:45 am Morning Worship .................11:00 am Sunday Evening .....................6:00 pm Wednesday Evening ...............7:00 pm Sunday Night Youth ..............6:00 pm
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(Disciples of Christ) 117 Church St. • 817-444-3527 Senior Minister, Rev. Dr. Alan Lobaugh Youth Minister, Will Ryan Sunday School .....................10:00 am Morning Worship .................11:00 am
ST. ANNE’S CHURCH (Episcopal/Anglican) 6055 Azle Ave., Lake Worth 817-237-1888 www.saint-annes.org Pastor, The Rev. Dr. Roger Grist Early Worship w/Communion... 8:00 am Sunday School (Adults-Jr.H.). ....9:15 am (Nursery Available) Choral Worship w/Communion.....10:30 am “Narnia” Children’s Church...........10:30 am
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Sales tax revenue generally up in area cities Exception is Sanctuary; Azle CCPD sees slight drop BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said state sales tax revenue in February was $2.2 billion, up 5.8 percent compared to February 2013. Combs will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts their March local sales tax allocations totaling $553 million, up 4.1 percent compared to March 2013. The sales tax figures represent January sales reported by monthly tax filers. The city of Azle, following a couple of slow months, saw a nice 3.13 percent jump in its March sales tax revenue. It will receive $149,602 in March, compared with $145,058 in March of 2013. With year-to-date revenues of $526,390, the city is up 0.97 percent from 2013 year-todate revenues of $521,323. Azle’s Crime Control and Prevention District, on the other hand, received $28,344 in March, down 0.83 percent from March 2013 sales tax revenue of $28,581. The District’s year-to-date sales tax revenue of $97,920 is 0.27 percent less than last year at the same time, when revenues were at $98,193. Azle’s Municipal Development District collected $27,135 in March, bringing its 2014 year-to-date collections to $89,600. There are no comparisons to make since the district just began collecting sales tax in October 2013. Reno saw a healthy increase with its March revenue of $6,946, 5.59 percent more than the
$6,578 it received in March 2013. Year-to-date revenues of $18,424 are still down 3.07 percent from 2013, when it had collected $19,010 through March. Sanctuary received March sales tax revenue of $905, a drop of 10.97 percent from March 2013 revenues of $1,017. For the year, it’s collected $2,966. Compared with 2013 collections through March of $3,248, that’s a decrease of 8.66 percent. Parker County is looking at a healthy increase of 14.76 percent from its March 2013 revenue of $498,951 to a March check for $572,643. That brings the county’s year-to-date revenues of $1,831,623 up 11.87 percent over last year’s revenues through March of $1,637,194. In Tarrant County, the town of Lakeside continues to collect sales tax at almost double its 2013 levels. The town’s March check for $10,315 is 96 percent higher than its March 2013 check for $5,262. So far in 2014, Lakeside has received $41,144 – that’s 107.46 percent more than the amount it had received through March 2013 of $19,832. Pelican Bay, too, is seeing an encouraging trend, although not nearly as much as Lakeside’s. The Bay received March sales tax revenue of $1,469, 7.28 percent higher than its March 2013 check of $1,369. In 2014, the city has collected $4,744. Compared with year-to-date 2013 collections of $4,322, that a 9.75 percent increase.
THIS PAYMENT CITY RATE PARKER COUNTY’S TOP FIVE Weatherford 1.50% 719,346 Azle 1.25% 149,602 Hudson Oaks 1.50% 115,962 Springtown 1.50% 64,574 Willow Park 1.50% 53,562 County Total
720,273 145,058 107,635 63,917 47,351
-0.12% 3.13% 7.73% 1.02% 13.11%
2,515,165 526,390 416,995 207,223 191,363
2,432,184 3.41% 521,323 0.97% 382,622 8.98% 219,437 -5.56% 166,731 14.77%
Azle Crime Control Dist 0.25% Azle Municipal Dev District * 0.500%
6,578 5.59% 1,017 -10.97%
Parker County 0.50%
TARRANT COUNTY’S TOP FIVE Fort Worth 1.00% 9,023,659 Arlington 1.75% 7,248,948 Grand Prairie 1.75% 3,198,771 Grapevine 1.50% 2,842,962 Southlake 1.50% 1,390,815
8,770,569 2.88% 10,406,883 -30.34% 3,111,201 2.81% 2,726,599 4.26% 1,249,510 11.30%
31,645,623 23,074,891 10,878,442 10,106,760 5,144,613
29,526,185 7.17% 25,955,742 -11.09% 10,754,571 1.15% 9,681,352 4.39% 4,431,101 16.10%
Lakeside Pelican Bay
* 2.000% 1.00%
19,832 107.46% 4,322 9.75%
3.14% 1,260,827,507 1,184,839,327
Total Payments 1147 U/C = cannot be calculated since the district did not exist one year ago
SENIOR SPOTLIGHT the words to what we were trying to sing. We had about 33 here for the party – it was nice. We have another AARP Safe Driving Class this week on Thursday, March 20. Deloris Little of Senior Citizen Services will be out to meet with five of our folks to review their medications to be sure they are not interfering with each other. We had five folks sign up to meet with her and their names will go in a pot for a $25 gift card for coming in and taking advantage of this program. We had a good turnout for our monthly birthday and anniversary party March 12. Hope and Johnny came and played music for us. We really appreciate them giving of their time
for this each month. We love having them. They are all good singers. I especially enjoy Hope and her sister Alicia singing together. March 21 is Produce Day and everyone is excited about whatever they’ll be getting. It’s a lot of good stuff and they love our Food Bank and Produce Days. Next Monday will be our “No Hot SCS Meal Day.” Haven’t decided what we’ll be fixing yet. We really had a good turnout March 14 for our annual Food Handlers and Volunteer Training Classes. We had a lot of new folks this time. Come by for a cup of coffee and get a March menu and schedule of activities. You may see someone you know – who knows?
A Neon Glow Dance for 5th and 6th grade students who attend Azle and Hoover Elementary Schools will be held at Forte Junior High, 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 25. Admission is $5 per student. Parents must sign students in and out at the door. Bring extra money for pizza, candy, drinks and glow sticks. Prizes will be awarded for best Neon Glow dress, King and Queen from each school, and dance contests. The dance is sponsored and will be heavily chaperoned by
2014 is committed to providing the students of the senior class of 2014 with a safe, alcoholfree, drug-free party after their graduation ceremony next year.
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BY DARLENE HOLMES How lovely the day has been here at the Senior Center. It brought a lot of folks out into the park, each group doing their own particular thing. Some are playing disc golf, some are flying airplanes, some walking their dogs. Our park stays quite busy and it’s so pretty here. On St. Patrick’s Day, we had ice cream and cake after lunch. Most of the seniors wore some shades of green so they wouldn’t get pinched! One of our regular participants, Carol Langen, brought in her keyboard and sang and played some Irish music for us. We really do appreciate it when she does that. She also made us sheet music or rather
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rested in the 200 block of West Main Street March 12 and charged with public intoxication. He received a citation and was released from the Azle jail. Three individuals were arrested March 14 in the 900 block of Boyd Road, each charged with public intoxication. One was a 25-year-old Azle man; one was a 29-year-old Dallas man; and the third was a 33-year-old Azle man. Citations were issued to all three, who were later released from the Azle jail. A 31-year-old Azle woman was arrested March 15 and charged with theft $50-500. She posted $500 bond and was released from the Azle jail. Five individuals were arrested during the week for outstanding Class C misdemeanor warrants; another was arrested for a felony warrant. Azle police officers also investigated five traffic accidents during the period.
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 March 9-15. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 30-year-old Springtown woman on March 9 on an active warrant for driving with an invalid license. She posted $942 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 10. Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested a 38-year-old Springtown man on March 10 and charged him with driving with an invalid license with previous convictions and no insurance. He posted $750 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 11. A 31-year-old Azle woman was arrested on March 11 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a warrant for theft of zle olice ePt property, $50-$500. She posted $1,500 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 12. The following offenses occurred or were reported Mar. Parker County Sheriff’s 9-15, 2014 and are being investigated by Azle Police deputies arrested a 49-yeardetectives. old Springtown man on March If you have information regarding any of the incidents above, 11 for a warrant for interfering please contact the Azle Police Department at 817-444-3221. with an emergency call. He posted $2,500 bond and was reMarch 10. 100 block East Main Street .................................................. Vehicle burglary ................ 300 block Pecan Street........................................................ Burglary of a habitation leased from the Parker County ................ 100 block Fowler Road ........................................................ Theft $1,500-20,000 Jail on March 12. March 11 . 400 block Northwest Parkway ............................................. Theft $50-500 A 53-year-old Azle man March 12. 400 block Wilshire Avenue................................................... Burglary of a building was arrested by Parker County ................ 200 block Spruce Circle ....................................................... Theft $20,000-100,000 Sheriff’s deputies on March 12 and charged with burglary of a habitation with intent to commit assault. As of March 17 he was held in the Parker County in lieu of $30,000 bond. Scout dinner coming here April 26 JailChristopher Michael Enfiled, The 2014 annual Boy Scout dinner is slated for 404 West Main 19, of Springtown was arrested Street, Saturday, Apr. 26 at 6 p.m. Any business or person interested in on March 12 by Parker County sponsoring a table can contact the Longhorn Council at 817-231-8500. Sheriff’s deputies for warrants Officers with the Azle Police Department arrested the following individuals during the week of March 9-15: A 17-year-old Azle man was arrested March 9 in the 100 block of Park Place and charged with possession of marijuana less than two ounces. He posted $500 bond and was released from the Azle jail. The man also received a citation for possession of tobacco by a minor. A 42-year-old Azle woman was arrested March 9 in the 1100 block of Idlewood Avenue and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. She was issued a citation and released from the Azle jail. A 25-year-old Azle man was arrested March 10 and charged with assault by contact as well as assault by threat. He received citations and was released from the Azle jail. A 28-year-old man was ar-
for DWI and driving with an invalid license – alcohol suspension. He posted $1,750 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail the same day. A 33-year-old Springtown woman was arrested on March 12 by Springtown police for two Springtown warrants for failure to appear in court and speeding in a school zone. She posted $621 bond and was released from the Parker Count Jail on March 13. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 32-year-old Azle man on March 12 on warrants for two counts of driving with an invalid license. He posted $1,668 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 13. A 25-year-old Azle man was arrested on March 12 on warrants for driving with an invalid license and no insurance. He posted $414 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail later that day. Springtown police arrested a 22-year-old Springtown man on March 12 and charged him with possession of marijuana, less than two ounces. There was also an outstanding motion to revoke parole or probation on an earlier charge of possession of marijuana, less than two ounces. As of March 17 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $4,750 bond. A 29-year-old Springtown woman was arrested on March 13 by Springtown police and charged with possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, 200-400 grams. As of March 17 she was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bond. Springtown police arrested
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a 20-year-old Springtown man on March 13 and charged him with driving with an invalid license with previous suspension and no insurance. He posed $750 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail the same day. A 33-year-old Springtown man was arrested on March 13 by Springtown police and charged with possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, 200-400 grams. He also had an active Tarrant County warrant for possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, 4-200 grams. As of March 17 he was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 60-year-old Azle man on March 14 for a parole warrant. No other information was provided about the warrant. As of March 17 he was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. A 49-year-old Springtown man was arrested on March 14 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for insufficient bond
for a previous charge of criminal trespass of a habitation. As of March 17 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bond. Azle police arrested a 49-year-old Springtown woman on March 15 and charged her with theft of property, $50$500. She also had three active Springtown warrants for traffic violations. As of March 17 she was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $2,250 bond. A 42-year-old Springtown woman was arrested by Azle police on March 15 and charged with theft of property, $50-$500 – enhanced. She also had an outstanding Johnson County warrant for theft by check, $20-$500. As of March 17 she was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $1,800 bond. Springtown police arrested Tracy Dale Williamson Jr., 45, of Springtown on March 15 and charged him with DWI with a child under 15. As of March 17 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bond.
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Don’t hide your green!
I love animals, they’re delicious (!!)
id you know that Thursday, March 20 is the annual “Great American Meatout Day”? I didn’t think so. It’s the 30th one, yet, like you, I’ve never heard of it either. The event is sponsored by FARM, the Farm Animals Rights Movement. Kudos to them for the catchy acronym, but I’m gonna pass on the 2014 Meatout. There are all kinds of animal protection agencies around these days. PETA hogs the headlines (rimshot!), but FARM toils away in the journalistic Back Forty (rimshot! again – I’m just gonna quit saying rimshot now because much more wordplay follows – I’ll just insert a double exclamation point [!!].) It sounds ON YOUR fishy (!!), but MARK FARM memMark K. Campbell bers are working to “end the use of animals for food through public education and grassroots activism.” Man, there ain’t no party like a FARM Meatout party, huh? This is another group of folks that thinks that eating a beet is better than eating beef. They are wrong. I don’t care how much cream gravy you put on a beet, an identically adorned chicken-fried steak is going to taste a whole lot better. Now, I’ll sheepishly (!!) admit that a few vegetables taste OK and some fruits, too. But to live your entire existence without barbecue or a New York Strip or chicken enchiladas seems to be a waste of life and kinda cuckoo (!! [??]). I’ll admit it: I’m too chicken (!!) to be a vegetarian. FARM members are also very concerned about raising awareness of ingesting a “non-violent plant-based diet.” A “non-violent diet”? True, I’ve eaten some pretty tough round steak through the years that required some dental battles, but I always won. These vegetarians’ web site is going whole hog (!!), listing all six cities across America that issued official proclamations for Meatout Day. Dallas joins major metropolises like Kalamazoo, Michigan and Moorhead, Minnesota. To be fair, I have eaten some fakemeat products. I’ve been known to pig out (!!) on some frozen pseudo-chicken patties. Also, no one really knows what’s in a hot dog – the meat content is always questionable so I’m counting it as half vegetarian. On March 20, FARM is seeking 30,000 people to not eat meat that day, resulting in sparing the lives of 8,000 animals. For one day. FARM might one day get put in its place by PETA if the former keeps trying to horn in (!!) on the latter’s publicity. PETA is the cock (!!) of the walk when it comes to animal protection and FARM might find itself ducking (!!) out of the way and being put out to pasture (!!). OK, I’m (well) done (!!).
It's historic, and also modern, and it’s the Texas State Guard
re readers aware that Texas not only has its National Guard reserve units, but it also has a Texas State Guard (TXSG)? Actually, three branches of the Texas military forces exist, the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard and the Texas State Guard. Only the first two can be called to active duty by the president of the United States. The Texas State Guard can only be called up to operate in the state by the governor. All three of these Texas military forces report to the Texas Adjutant General, and the Commanderin-Chief is the governor of Texas. Approximately 35 states also have such a state military organization. The Mission of the Texas State Guard is to provide “highly trained soldiers for defense support of civil authorities by providing ready military forces during state declared emergencies, to assist state and local authorities in homeland security, community service and with medical services.” The volunteers of the Texas State Guard come from all walks of life and can be both men and women with no previous military service. It consists of over 2,000 volunteers organized into four components: Army, Air, Medical and Maritime. There are six Civil Affairs Regiments, two Air Wings, a Medical Brigade and a Maritime Regiment. Individual units are assigned throughout the state. Members train one weekend each month and attend an annual four-day military exercise. Occasions for which the TXSG has been called to active duty in recent years have been for hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and wild fires. Headquar-
ters are located at Camp Mabry in Austin. Volunteer enrollment surged after 9/11 when Texans saw an increased threat to the United States. In citing its own history, the webpage PAGES FROM of the TXSG its oriWESTERN traces gin to February HISTORY 18, 1823 when Emperor of J’Nell L. Pate the Mexico authorized Stephen F. Austin to organize colonists into a militia to “pursue tranquility.” The volunteer unit soon was protecting the early settlers from Indians. In 1827 the militia was used to put down an attempt that sought to separate a part of Texas away from Mexico called the Fredonian rebellion. Austin led troops to crush the effort. Actually, the Texas Rangers also trace their origin to the same year of 1823 as Austin ordered local volunteers to “range out” to protect settlements from Indians. Both the state guard and the Texas Rangers have been “off again, on again” organizations through the years. Governor Edmund J. Davis in 1871 cancelled the Rangers and created a State Guard during Reconstruction after the Civil War. It ceased after Davis left office, and the Texas Rangers returned as a law enforcement unit. A national movement to reinstate state guards for local use only came
following the Spanish-American War in 1898. In that war the state militias or guardsmen were called for national service, leaving states vulnerable with no local troops available to help with disasters or threats. However, the state did not create a state guard during World War I to replace the nationalized troops who had been called up, but it did so in World War II. The guard was continued for a time after World War II and then abolished. The Texas State Guard was reorganized as Military Police in the 1970s. Then in 1993 the TXSG was reorganized into regiments. Of the six regiments, the “Panther City Fencibles” train in the Fort Worth area and consist of volunteers from Fort Worth, Arlington, Denton, Wichita Falls and Mineral Wells. A military group called the Fencibles existed in Fort Worth in the 1890s and practiced drilling. They were honored to be invited to participate in the inaugural parade for President Grover Cleveland in 1893. At a recent Texas State Historical Association convention in San Antonio I learned that two of my friends, both Ph.D. history professors in Texas universities, are volunteer TXSG soldiers. Not only are they good examples to their students (if they know), but my friends are sort of living the history that they teach. One of them told me that the Texas State Guard is the largest and most active of the 35 state groups. Well, I would expect that of Texas, wouldn't you? Retired history professor J’Nell Pate of Azle hasauthoredseveralbooks,manyofwhich are on sale in the lobby of the Azle News.
Azle resident Dr. Gerry Lewis is director of missions for the Harvest Baptist Association, which is headquartered in Decatur. He writes a blog at www.lifematterstoday.blogspot.com/
Mark K. Campbell is the News editor and had to write this to detail how the cow (!!) ate the cabbage (!!) A two-fer!
ack in the day, the number one priority on March 17 was to wear green that was subtly hidden amongst other dominant colors. Everyone knew that if you had the misfortune of forgetting to wear green on St. Patrick ’s Day, you were going to be pinched all day long. But in my elementary school (seriously back in the day), there was another rule: if someone pinched you and you were wearing green, you got to pinch them back. As a result, we strategically avoided the blatantly kelly green shirt, opting for a deep forest green pinstripe that was barely visible on the orange backLIFE MATTERS ground. That was Gerry Lewis back in the day. All that pinching now would result in a charge of bullying and somebody’s getting a suspension. Back in the day when I was a pastor (not as far back), one of our youth group’s high school students came to church on Wednesday evening on St. Paddy’s wearing a green t-shirt that said, “Kiss me. I’m Irish.” I enveloped him in a bear hug and planted a big ol’ sloppy one on his cheek right in front of God and a fellowship hall full of church members eating supper. Everyone got a big laugh. I had the kind of relationship with that young man that I knew I could get away with it. We are friends to this day (although I’m pretty sure he burned that shirt when he got home). I grew up in a town whose school colors were green and white. I have lived for most of my adult life in a town whose school colors are the same. Folks in these towns wear their green proudly many days of the year, and on those Friday nights in the fall it is almost expected. Pinching, of course is likely to result in either a fistfight or a date, so it is not encouraged. Some of you have gotten this far and are wondering, “Is he ever going to make a point?” I often wonder that myself as I wander through these weekly compositions. My point is this: Don’t hide your loyalty. When you think of St. Patrick, what comes to mind? Green! Unfortunately, it may be limited to shamrocks, green beer, the Emerald Isle, and pinching. We don’t often give much thought to the fifth century missionary known as “The Apostle of Ireland.” Though none of us are likely to ever have a day set aside in our honor, we are all noticed by someone. Someone is watching to see where our loyalties lie. Someone is noticing the consistency (or lack thereof) of our lifestyle. Here’s a great question: How can we wear our faith “colors” as proudly as we wear those school colors? Jesus said it this way, “In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.” (Matthew 5:16, NLT) Every day is Jesus day. Don’t hide your colors.
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Many folks registered but few voted in primaries
ooking back at the March 4 primaries, Texas boasted 13,601,324 voters registered in time to cast a ballot. An estimated 9 percent of the overall number of registered voters (about 1.3 million) voted in the Republican primary and 4 percent (500,000) voted in the Democratic primary. Runoffs between the top two vote-getting candidates in a number of contests are scheduled for Tuesday, May 27, the day after the federal holiday, Memorial Day. Votes count big in any election, but as historic participation records reveal, the portion of the electorate that actually votes in runoffs is an even thinner slice of the whole. And voter turnout is especially low in mid-term (non-presidential election year) runoffs, as those set for May 27 will be. Usually about 2 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in those. Next, let’s look at the fi nal component of the March 4 primary ballot — propositions — refl ecting interests of the Texas
Democratic and Texas Republ i c a n parties. Propositions and percentages of votes in favor or STATE against each, as CAPITAL posted by HIGHLIGHTS Offi ce of the Texas Ed Sterling Secretary of State’s Elections Division, are as follows. Republican Prop. 1: Ability to freely express religious beliefs and prayer in public. - In Favor: 1,311,353 (97.24%) - Against: 37,117 (2.75%) Republican Prop. 2: Expanding locations where concealed handgun-permit holders may carry. • In Favor: 1,160,360 (86.92%) • Against: 174,594 (13.07%)
Republican Prop. 3: Abolish • In Favor: 498,360 (89.09%) the state franchise tax to en• Against: 60,977 (10.90%) courage business growth. • In Favor: 1,152,521 Democratic Prop. 3: Medic(88.47%) aid expansion. • Against: 150,132 (11.52%) • In Favor: 495,788 (88.95%) • Against: 61,567 (11.04%) Republican Prop. 4: Welfare recipients to be tested for drugs Democratic Prop. 4: On nonbefore receiving benefits. discrimination legislation. • In Favor: 1,280,839 • In Favor: 488,148 (88.11%) (94.90%) • Against: 65,850 (11.88%) • Against: 68,729 (5.09%) Tax revenue increases Republican Prop. 5: Elected State sales tax revenue in offi cials and staff be subject to February was $2.2 billion, up same laws as constituents. 5.8 percent compared to Feb• In Favor: 1,344,230 ruary 2013, State Comptroller (99.36%) Susan Combs said last week. • Against: 8,583 (0.63%) “Sales tax revenue continues its growth streak and has now Republican Prop 6: Repeal increased for 47 consecutive The Affordable Care Act. months,” Combs said. “Growth • In Favor: 1,253,915 in tax collections was seen (93.00%) across all major economic • Against: 94,310 (6.99%) sectors including oil and gas, wholesale trade and the servicDemocratic Prop. 1: Immi- es sector.” gration reform. Combs said the state would • In Favor: 477,578 (86.46%) send cities, counties, transit • Against: 74,744 (13.53%) systems and special purpose taxing districts their March loDemocratic Prop. 2: A living cal sales tax allocations totaling wage for all Texans. $553 million, up 4.1 percent
dune sagebrush lizard and its West Texas shinnery oak dunes habitat where oil, gas and wind Protection ruling to come U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser- energy development operations vice is proposing to protect the are sited. lesser prairie-chicken as threatened under the Endangered DWI enforcement steps up Texas Department of Public Species Act and a ruling on the bird’s status is expected March Safety on March 6 announced a planned increase of DWI 30. The bird’s Texas habitat in- patrols, before, during and afcludes short grass and mixed ter spring break, running from grass prairies in 24 counties of March 7 to March 23. For the the Panhandle region, where duration of the enforcement peenergy companies have inter- riod, state troopers’ focus has been on “high-risk locations” ests. A lesser prairie-chicken advi- at times when alcohol-related sory committee that fi rst met in crashes are most frequent. During last year’s spring February 2010 produced a list of recommendations, and one break enforcement period, the was that industries operating agency reported, more than in lesser prairie-chicken habi- 1,000 DWI arrests with entat develop best management forcement also were made, practices to minimize impact. resulting in more than 11,400 Many oil and gas companies speeding citations, 1,600 seat responded, saying they volun- belt/child safety seat tickets, tarily would enroll acreage in 552 fugitive arrests and 463 fela habitat conservation plan for ony arrests during the period. the bird. In 2012, a conservation comVeteran state reporter and legislative promise was struck between analyst Ed Sterling is member services the State of Texas and the fed- director for the Texas Press Association, eral government over the listing whose 518 member newspapers have combined circulation of 3.7 million. and proposed protection of the compared to March 2013.
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wildlife, or the coast itself. Entrants must use Texas natural fi bers like cotton, wool, and leather. Participant packets cost $20 each and they contain the natural fi bers to be used in the square design, tips and techniques for creating the block, and more information about the contest theme. A limited number of packets are available by calling 877-99-GOTEX or by visiting gotexan.org. The deadline for entries is June 13.
Winning blocks will be incorporated in a design by a Denton woman. Then the quilt will be assembled by a woman from Flower Mound. The creation will be displayed at the 2014 State Fair of Texas. After the end of the fair, the quilt will become part of the Agriculture Department’s quilt collection. Previous years’ quilts can be seen at gotexan.org. Part of the 2013 quilt – “Agriculture is Your Culture” – contains a square from Azle’s Jackie Thompson.
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Azle soccer squads are headed to the postseason Boys are 12-4A champs by mark k. campbell Both Azle High School soccer teams are headed to the postseason again. However, at press time (March 18), Azle’s foes remained unknown. The boys won the district
Check the News’ Facebook or Twitter pages to see playoff dates, times, and foes! title with a week still left in the season. The girls finished third in 12-4A. Both will face squads from neighboring 11-4A, a district whose playoff seeding remained uncertain into regular season finales March 19. The boys will see the fourth place team from 11-4A while the Lady Hornets will tangle with the runner-up on either March 24 or 25. Azle’s regular season finales pitted AHS against Springtown in the last 12-4A matches. A moment of silence was conducted at the gathering in memory of slain student Timothy Dovel who was killed in an accident over Spring Break. For the seventh time in the last nine years, paige Fugate (11), meagan mcNew (15), elvia bazan (6) and the girls soccer team are headed to the Playoff brackets are posted at postseason. aHS’ foe was unknown at press time; see Theazle News on Facebook or Twitter @TheazleNews for updates. Photo by Mark K. Campbell uiltexas.org/soccer.
Softball ladies rally to stay perfect in District 5-4A action A gigantic, final inning comeback kept the Lady Hornet softball team flawless in district play. Playing at home over Spring Break on March 11, Azle (18-4, 4-0) entered the bottom of the seventh three outs away from a 7-1 defeat at the hands of Denton Guyer.
However, in what could be a precursor to a magical season, the Lady Hornets poured seven runs across the plate and came away with an improbable 8-7 win at Jim Bob Nations Field of Dreams. AHS led early, 1-0, and that stood up until the visitors tied the game in the top of the
fourth. Then Guyer kept scoring every inning until the final frame arrived with Azle behind 7-1. When the dust settled, the Lady Hornets had kept their 5-4A record clean. Coach Tracy Tadlock said that happened mainly because of walks and Guyer miscues.
He said, “It was great to see the kids battle; they showed a lot of heart coming from that far behind.” But, Tadlock said he impressed upon his squad that rallying from such a deficit is rare. “We are not going to be able to come from behind like that on a regular basis.” Makenzi Harris (8-2) got the win. She struck out 10 batters and walked no one. Four Lady Hornets doubled: Sarah Brown, Bailee Carter, Rebekah Teel, and Harris. Collecting vital RBI were Taylor Anderson, Samantha Bradley, Nicole Aniasco, Brown, and, with 2, Teel. On March 14, Azle faced Wichita Falls and Old High was no threat as AHS rolled to a 10-0 victory. Bradley (10-2) picked up the win; she fanned 6 and walked zero. Valarie Matlock walloped a triple and collected 3 RBI while both Bradley and Aniasco doubled. Bradley capped off a fine outing with 2 RBI. Carter and Teel Hornet infielder Tyler albers fires to first. azle blanked also plated teammates. brewer 11-0 for its initial 5-4a win. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
AHS baseball collect wins A district victory buoyed the baseball varsity. After a 12-2 loss at Wichita Falls March 11, Azle (5-10-1, 1-2) skunked visiting Brewer 11-0 on March 14. At Old High, Trevor Boiles belted a triple and Trey Ramos doubled. But the Hornets got behind early and did not catch up. At home against Brewer, a 9-run third inning buried the Bears. Three Hornets had 2-hit games: Tyler Albers, Ramos, lady Hornet Hannah rezabek lets a high pitch sail past. azle stunned Guyer with 7 and Boiles. Ramos’ triple was the big hit; final inning runs to beat the lady Wildcats, 8-7, march 11. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
he went on to score 3 times. Boiles had 2 RBI to go with a pair of doubles and Albers batted home one teammate with Tommy Kay and Tyler Flynn. Kay got the complete game 1-hitter, fanning 4 Brewer batters. Subvarsities – The JV and freshman squads also played 5-4A contests. The JV won a slugfest over Wichita Falls, 14-13. Alex Newton was one of 5 Hornets with 2 hits; he was the only one with 3 RBI. Also collecting 2 safeties:
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The 12-4A champs: (front, left to right) Tim Miltner (0), Brandon Marquez (10), David Mahlmann (00), Danny Gomez (11), Dominick Garcia (5), Dylan Tritton (16), Josa Gomez (7), Giovanni Rios (17), Javier Mejia (15), Ben Davis (3); (back) Alex Quevedo, Grant Mendell, Nathan Mejia, Mason Mendell, Christian Ixchu, Austin McCash. Photo courtesy Jeffrey Mahlmann
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The playoff-bound Lady Hornets: (front, l-r) Joyce Hoang, Meagan McNew, Molly Grover, Morgan Prentice, Paige Freeman, Brooke Fugate, Marissa Bazan; (back) Kaycee Moore, Lauren Harvick, Sam Derda, Hayleigh Aaron, Mallory Fisher, Paige Fugate, Sheridan Rose, Elvia Bazan, coach Trent Davis. Photo courtesy Keri Langston
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Ultra-violent 300 sequel a marvel in 3-D The Movie Man jumped back a week to catch 300: Rise of an Empire for two reasons. One, he really wasn’t interested in Need for Speed. Two, he heard that Rise of an Empire was great in 3-D. Man, that’s true. About the film Everyone has some sort of movie genre they prefer. The Movie Man is partial to comedies, sci-fi /horror, and dramas. He’s not crazy about war movies or westerns. And a romantic comedy must have some sort of juicer – a favorite actor or director – to get the Movie Man to go that route. Historical epics are somewhere in the middle. That’s where the fi rst300 (2007, Movie Man No. 708, a 6) fell. Seven years later is a bit long in returning a story to the screen. But that original 300 did great worldwide. In America, it raked in $210.6 million. The total take was $456 million after factoring in the $245.4 overseas. The international box offi ce charts are full of anomalies. Sometimes a movie that doesn’t do that great in the U.S. is a major hit elsewhere. A recent example of that is the mysterious worldwide love for Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012, MM #991, 3 – it was terribly unfunny). The movie was gigantic elsewhere; 81.7 percent of its $879.6 million take came from foreign markets. In the U.S., it made $161.3 million. Overseas, the number was a staggering $718.3 million. Another example: Pacific Rim (2013, MM #1,044, 6) was considered a dud here in the states with a take of just $101.8 million. But in distant cinemas, it hauled in $310 million – that’s a 31.4/68.6 percent difference. A case of an American “fl op” highlights the U.S. versus the world concept: John Carter
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Not every hero wears a cape By Natalie geNtry “He loves Superman – everything is Superman,” Lauren Garcia said about her little brother Timothy Wilson. And because of that fact, the 3-year-old’s birthday party will be decorated in hues of blue red and yellow, just like the AllAmerican hero. Deborah Wilson and Garcia – Timmy’s mother and sister – think that the Man of Steel and other superheroes are the perfect themes for the party that will take place on March 23 at the Little Angels Christian
Daycare. Why? Because Timmy is a hero in their eyes for his constant smile and optimism as he faces one of humanities most feared foes – cancer. A villain appears Timmy was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on Dec. 30, 2012. According to the National Cancer Institute website ALL is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow and the most common type of cancer in children.
“This type of cancer usually gets worse quickly if it is not treated,” the site said. Timmy was three months away from turning three when he was diagnosed. “We didn’t have family history because he and (his brothers) Andrew and Jakob are adopted.” Deborah Wilson said. “We’ve had Timmy since he was 7 weeks old, and there was nothing wrong when he was an infant; everything developed on time.” Then in early December of 2012 Timmy began to complain
that his tummy was hurting. “We were told he was constipated,” Wilson said. “Even the x-rays looked like it.” Then on New Year’s Eve the pain became too much to simply be constipation. “He couldn’t take more than two steps before he would fall forward,” Wilson said. “So we took him to the hospital and within 15 minutes and they came back and said it’s bad. “You know when a Chaplin and a social worker come in with the doctor that something is wrong,” she continued. After rounds of chemotherapy, the family of 12 thought they had beaten the cruel disease when Timmy went into remission. But a year later the cancer returned. A second attack “A couple of days before last Christmas we got the call that not only did he relapse, but that the cancer was more aggressive than when we started,” Wilson said. “We began trying more aggressive drugs – some were even adult drugs – to try to fight [the cancer] quick enough.” Then Timmy began to reacting to the chemotherapy. “He began to develop allergies to the medications,” Wilson said. “The doctors consulted with a specialist in Alabama to make a drug for him.” This combination of medications worked for the toddler, initially. Then three weeks ago it
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March 8 2:28 p.m. March 9 3:06 p.m. 3:58 p.m. 9:19 p.m. 9:25 p.m. March 10 4:17 a.m. 11:11 a.m. 3:22 p.m. March 11 12:44 p.m. 3:01 p.m. 9:21 p.m.
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Hero’s beneﬁt set for March 23 of the boys had different fathers,” Wilson said. “But we stopped. had to try.” “We knew bone marrow was Andrew, Timmy’s 2-year-old our only chance,” Wilson said. brother, turned out to be a 100 “Because of the adoption, we percent match. looked to go to the public for a donor.” A family of heroes The odds are 1 in 20,000 to 1 This party on March 23 will in 100,000 for fi nding an unre- also celebrate the second hero lated compatible bone marrow in the family. donor. It is also a fundraiser to help “Then we found out we cover Andrew’s part of donatdidn’t have enough time to do ing the marrow. that,” Wilson continued. “So, “Andrew knows he is a hero on a prayer we looked to his by helping his brother,” Wilson two biological brothers.” said. “We let him know he is Siblings have the high- Timmy’s hero.” est probability of being a tisThis event will reunite the sue match, about a 25 percent brothers for a time outside of chance – if they have the same the hospital considering Timmy mother and father. has been unable to come home “We were told that all three since he relapsed. ■ HERO’S, FROM PAGE 1B
The family believes that, barring any changes, Timmy should be at the party. “The doctors say he should be able to come,” Garcia said. “They say it without saying it: This might be his last birthday.” But the family doesn’t focus on the negative possibilities. Instead they live in the moment and celebrate the positive – usually with Timmy leading the way. “Timmy has such a great attitude,” Garcia said. “Other than his appearance, you can’t tell that he’s sick.” In fact, Timmy even likes his new hair style. “He thinks he looks like his Daddy because Daddy’s bald too,” Garcia said.
Master Gardeners offer solutions The annual Master Gardener Plant Sale is becoming a Parker County tradition. Every spring, the group gathers a list of plants that are proven winners for our area. Some of the plants come from our local nurseries, but many of them are grown by these masters, in gardens right here in Parker County. The event is more than just a fundraiser for the organization. It’s an opportunity to bring your gardening questions and fi nd real solutions. The parking lot isn’t just fi lled with plants. It’s fi lled with master gardeners who are ready to help
you plan for the challenge of a pesticides, or fertilizers, specialists will be available with soluParker County garden. Whether your interest is veg- tions that are grounded in the etables, fl owers, herbs, wild- research of Texas A&M. fl owers, native grasses, or lawns, Every master gardener goes Parker County Master Gardeners through extensive, researchbased training on the gardening have many plant choices. You will fi nd a selection of issues that are common to Parker native and adaptive plants, as County. This means you won’t just well as exotics and tropicals that grow well in gardens all over the county. You can see many of these plants growing in the demonstration beds at the Extension Offi ce while you shop. If your questions include insects, plant diseases, herbicides,
A power greater than fear Timmy and the rest of the Wilsons attribute their ability to continue fi ghting this fi ght to their faith. “We’ve let Timmy know that he isn’t a victim; he was chosen by God,” Wilson said. “He was picked for a reason. Maybe we’ll know in time, maybe we won’t, but he was chosen.” In fact, the staff at the hospital has recognized the strength of his belief and has taken to calling Timmy the “little preacher.” “Since he can’t leave his room, even on Sunday, he tells anyone and everyone who comes in his room either the story of Adam and Eve or of Noah’s Ark.” Garcia said “Those are his favorite stories,
SILVER CREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT Saturday-Friday, March 8 - March 14 March 8 9:57 a.m. 11:25 a.m. March 9 10:14 a.m. 2:02 p.m. 2:42 p.m. March 10 2:58 p.m. 6:40 p.m. March 12 8:51 p.m. March 14 8:24 p.m.
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so those are his sermons.” Timmy is the epitome of the eternal optimist. “Nothing can keep him down.” Wilson said. “We’ve had times when our preacher and the chaplain have been at his bedside for hours and then he’ll just sit up and be like ‘what are you guys so sad about?’” Wilson and Garcia see Timmy as more than a sick child. “He is a hero. Even when he is weak, he has strength,” Wilson said. “And he has this personality, that once you meet him, you’ll never forget.”
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bounce houses, one free baked good, and lunch. Passes are $12 for adults and $10 for children. There will be a bake sale, a silent cake auction, giant twister, and carnival games. It will be a day fi lled with heroes including a meet and greet with Batman and Spiderman. And the stars of the day – Timmy and Andrew along with everyone who attends and donates to the cause.
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CLASSIFIED 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
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D R I V E W AY S
Seal Coating, Pot Hole Repairs, Crack Filling 817-907-7410 • 817-221-2125 Auctions
Farm & Ranch Equipment Consignment Auction Sponsored By: Chisolm Trail Antique Farm Equipment Club of Decatur March 22, 2014 in Decatur, TX 76234 at Wise Co. Park on Hwy 51 S. Starts at 9:00 a.m. Watch Web Site: www.ahauctions.com to see what we have. Heugatter Auction Services Allen Heugatter, TX 12304 Bowie, Texas 76230 940-366-1330
008 Autos, Trucks Get rid of those yard cars, as well as good used cars. Arvin 817-9258768.
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, $150.-$200, plus title or not. 940-255-7572.
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
WOOD’S PAINT & BODY Now serving Azle & Lake Worth Eddy Wood
817-319-4185 011 Boats, Motors 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.
Carports and Patio Covers. All steel construction. Off-duty ﬁreﬁghter. 817-925-0922.
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Up to 16 words, first insertion:
Combo (Azle & Springtown) Only $8.00! Over 16 words, add 20 cents per word
• Boxed display ads also available
021 Child Care 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.
Excavating Bobcat & Tractor Service
Adve r t i s i n g i n the Classifieds Really Works! 024 Electrician BULLDAWG ELECTRIC CO. All types of electrical services and MH hook-ups. Free Estimates. 817-675-4921 www.bulldawgelectric.com. TECL#25253.
Inside Garage Sale Thursday, Friday & Saturday, gate opens 8AM, 1100 Thomas Road, Springtown. EVERYTHING MUST GO!!!
• Small jobs accepted • Rough landscaping • Jobsite clearing
ALL TYPES OF EXCAVATING Tanks • House Pads • Clearing
Sand, Dirt & Gravel Qualified Family Business Since 1938
Sand • Top Soil • Gravel
817-523-7248 • 817-239-6215
• SITE PREPARATION• GRAVEL ROADS • LOT CLEARING• PARKING LOTS • LEVELING • DEMOLITION • FINAL GRADE • STOCK TANKS • LAND EROSION
Dump Truck Hauling
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
FREE KITTENS. Only 2 left. 817363-0787.
36” Electric cooktop; double oven; misc. house and ofﬁce furnishings, etc. 817-929-0503.
☺ All types materials delivered ☺ Excavation—Final Grade—Demolition We Shape the World to Fit Your Needs! You have a Friend in the Business!
12” compound mitre saw and bench $250. 817-694-7228.
2 cemetery plots located at Azleland Memorial Park. If interested, call 817-237-7705.
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2 Prime Spaces in Azleland Memorial Park Cemetery, $1,500 ﬁrm for both. For information call 817-360-8475.
Pete Garcia • Joe Garcia
Friday & Saturday, 320 Walnut Avenue, Azle.
Jon Reed, Owner Call, Text 817-291-3955 or Email email@example.com
Chad's Tree Service
817-221-2201 • 817-246-5943 Insured for your protection
Sell It In The Classifieds! 8–5 8 – NOON
SOFA, DINING TABLES, POWER TOOLS, ‘76 FORD PICKUP, DESK, CHEST FREEZER, ROUGH SAWN WALNUT WOOD, TV, KING SIZE WATER WAVELESS WATERBED, FILING CABINETS, SPEAKERS AND MORE... 4 MILES NORTH OF SPRINGTOWN ON FM 51/KEETER RD. (FM 2048)
035 Garden/Mowing Service 035 Garden/Mowing Service
SUNSCAPE LAWN CARE & OUTDOOR DESIGN. Mowing/Mulch/Sod/Tree Trimming and Removal. Light Tractor Work/ Brush Hog, Lots Cleared. 817-6886806. Honest and dependable lawn care, mowing, and tree trimming. Handyman Services. Call Robert 817-966-9552. BRIAN’S LAWN CARE SERVICE. Lowest prices! SPRING SALE: Flower Bed Mulching & Clean up. 817-696-3477.
RNA Lawn Services
Serving Our Community since 2007.
Reliable Ser vice at a Competitive Rate.
INFERNO LAWN SERVICE. Off duty ﬁreﬁghters providing a dependable lawn service you can trust. 817-7347448.
FREE TES ESTIMA
Trimming • Removals - Stump Grinding Systemic Feeding • Brush Chipping • Cable Bracing
FRIDAY, 3/21/2014 SATURDAY, 3/22/2014
FREE ESTIMATES. Mowing, weed eating, scrap haul off, property clean up. Call Brett 817-881-2357.
Tree Removal & Trimming · Brush Hog · Box Blade Front Loader · Tiller · Truck & Trailer for Hauling
VENDORS WANTED! Hope Lutheran School will be having their Annual Spring Garage & Vendor Sale Saturday, April 12th. Vendors, craft vendors or anyone wanting to sell their own treasures are welcome. Space will be available to rent in the parking lot for $20/space. Call for more information 817-221-4673. HUGE YARD SALE, 213 Allison Road, Springtown. Too much to list! DATES: 3/20, 3/21 & 3/22, 9AM to 6PM.
All work is done by off duty professional firefighters
HUGE GARAGE SALE! ThursdaySaturday, 7A-6:30P, 412 Mockingbird, Springtown. Clothesall sizes; antique dresser; TV cabinet; desk; 4-poster bed; 6-piece dining set; china cabinet; many more items.
TOM'S BOBCAT SERVICE 444-5069
NOW OFFERING: Brush Hog Services
Multi Family Yard Sale Saturday only, 808 Poe Street. Help send our kids to Church Camp!
Moving Sale. All Must Go! Saturday, 9A-? 620 N. Avenue C, Springtown. Maytag W/D, ammo 22LR, dining table, much more. Good prices.
•Clean Up • Mowing • Edging • Weedeating •Rake & Bag Leaves •Tree Trimming
225 Private Road 3630, Springtown, Friday-Saturday, 8A-4P. Household items, furniture, clothes, fabric, crafting & scrapbooking supplies, ceiling fans, sports equipment, tack, etc. Garage/Moving/Semi Estate Sale Saturday only, 8A-3P, 408 Lake Terrace Drive, Azle.
Best Prices in Town!
Lawn & Garden Maintenance
HIDDEN CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE, Newsom Mound Road at Partagas Drive (look for signs) Friday, March 28th 8A-4P, Saturday, March 29th, 8A-2P.
• Lot Clearing • Driveways/Parking Lots • Pasture Mowing
FREE E stimat es Estimat stimates
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Twin Mattress only, like new. $70. 817-964-2560.
Dirt & Concrete Work Driveways • House Slabs • Garages • Add-ons Small Land Clean-ups • Gravel Driveways Kiley Chesney, Owner Springtown, TX • Mobile 817-846-6645
Terms & conditions: Payment by cash or check (all checks must have a bank letter of credit). All lots must be paid for day of sale. If claiming Ag exemption, must have exemption number. 10% buyer’s premium not to exceed $250 per lot. All lots sold as is/where is, and no warranty.
Kiley Chesney Construction
Nobody does it better!
250 gallon propane tank, $200; freezer, $50; refrigerator, $50; antique icebox, $50; Earthway garden seeder, $25. Call 682-2291854.
Accepting consignments of trucks, tractors, trailers, farming implements, construction equipment, etc. until 5:00 PM Thursday, March 27th. Auction preview Friday, March 28th 9a–5p. To consign call Troy Robinett at 817-995-7509
Allen Chesney Concrete All Types of Concrete Work Residential - Commercial Foundations, driveways, sand, gravel, demolition, haul-off, retaining walls 817-271-4541
Reach more than 8,000 households with combo advertising in the Azle News and the Springtown Epigraph.
(All ads must be paid in advance unless you have previously established credit)
MARCH 29TH at 10:00 AM 8205 Highway 199 West, Springtown (6.5 miles West of Springtown High School)
ART’S CONCRETE. All types of concrete: foundations, driveways, patios, sidewalks, etc. Free Estimates. 20 years experience. 469-348-6379.
Most ads require payment in advance, but we do accept VISA, MASTERCARD OR DISCOVER by phone.
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019 Cement Work
CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE: MONDAY BY 5:00 P.M.
All Types of Concrete, Building Pads, Driveway, Patios, Walk Jim McKiel 30 yrs. exp.
009 Auto Repair Service
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
1960 Ford 3/4 ton truck. Runs and drives. The bed ﬂoor is rusted in front and it is in Azle, $2,300. Cell 972-835-2088.
Springtown Epigraph THE
817-270-3340 - Azle - classifi firstname.lastname@example.org 817-220-7217 - Springtown - email@example.com
Ad Classifi cation 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
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Irrigation Repair Licensed Professional Services include Wire & Valve locates, Pipe repair, Head adjust or replace, System Design
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
STUMP GRINDING Don’t dig it! Grind it! 1 or 100 - We can do it. $65 minimum
I BUY RIDING MOWERS RUNNING OR NOT. 817-905-3843.
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817-270-3340 - Azle 817-220-7217 - Springtown 035
Deadline: 5:00 PM Monday
Best Lawn Guarantee in Town Outside Sales - Inside Assistant Landscape Dependable Online Account Sprinklers and Reliable Management Full Time Lawn Care
• Sod • Stone Work • Flower Beds • Fencing • Trees Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Clean Up
LI 19046 Lic. #4346 & #6537
Commercial & Residential Sprinkler Installation & Repair • Landscaping Tractor Work • Drainage • Lot Grading Rock & Stonework • Sod & Hydromulching Family Owned & Operated Since 1989
djhuffmaninc.com Experience with Competitive Prices
SENIOR DISCOUNTS • FREE ESTIMATES
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Serving the Metroplex Since 1975 Family Owned• FREE ESTIMATES • INSURED WINTER DISCOUNT 10% OFF Residential • CommeRCial tRee Removal • topping pRuning • Feeding
817- 220-1141 817-444-9574
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 039
LVN & CNA needed for Lake Worth Nursing Home. Contact Jon 817319-9073. Business is Booming! Now interviewing servers. Apply in person, Shinola’s Texas Cafe, Springtown. 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. Wise Ready Mix now hiring Mix Drivers, Class B-CDL. Apply in person, 1349 NW Parkway, Azle. 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. Opening for experienced Alterations or Seamstress Person. Apply at Comet Cleaners, 489 E. Hwy 199, Springtown. No phone calls, please. Double L Plumbing in Azle is looking for a young mechanically inclined individual to become a Plumbing Apprentice. Get the opportunity to learn a well-paying trade. Must have high school diploma, pass a drug test and have good driving record and clean criminal record. Please call 817-444-3100. Drivers: CDL-B: Great Pay, Hometime! No-Forced Dispatch! New Singles from Dallas to surrounding states. Apply: TruckMovers.com or: 1-866-2248948. Hendershot Equipment in Decatur is hiring a full time service technician with ag/construction experience. Must have own tools. Full benefits. Apply online at hendershotequipment.com. The City of Springtown is now accepting job applications for a full-time Customer Service/ Meter Reader. Water License and experience in Water department preferred. $12.35 per hour, depending upon qualifications. 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. High school diploma or GED and TX driver license required. Open until filled. Applications are available at City Hall, 102 E 2nd St., Springtown, TX E.O.E.
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• Dependable • Outgoing • Self-Starter Good Communication Skills Able to Follow Directions Have Reliable Transportation
Azle News The
To apply, Email: email@example.com or Mail to: Azle News - Attn: Kim Ware 321 W. Main St., Azle, TX 76020
EAGLE CREST VILLA, 113 Denver Trail, Azle, Texas. Taking applications for Personal Attendant for 3P-11P & 11P-7A. Please apply in personinformation will not be given by phone. HELP WANTED: Growning Real Estate Company looking for well-organized, computer literate individual for a part-time position. Hours 8:30A-3:15P M-F. Must be proficient with MS Office. Send resume to adstmcl-resume@yahoo. com. OWNER OPERATORS NEEDED! End Dump or Truck and Pup. Work is in the Springtown, Weatherford and Bridgeport areas. Contact Jay Parsons with JMI at 817-235-6171. Drivers: Company or Owner/Ops OTR Good Home Time. Co. $0.43 & Great Benefits. Owner Ops: 58% up to 75% of load. 100% F.S. Special Comm/Truckload. Joe 800-257-9595 x9490. ONE ENTHUSIASTIC TELEMARKETER NEEDED. Paid training, part-time hours, 6:30A-1P, no weekends, smoking okay. Call Ms. Wright between 8A-Noon at 817-221-9222. EXPERIENCED CHEMICAL APPLICATOR - IMMEDIATE OPENING. Experienced Commercial Chemical Applicator needed. Knowledge of treatment for common lawn problems required. Some sales and customer service required. Must be clean-cut, honest, professional. TDA license a plus. Must have valid DL, SS# and a clean record. Compensation based on relevant experience. Classic Green, LLC 817-479-9503 or service@ classicgreen.com. Full-time Extension Assistant-BLT with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Parker County. Plan and implement educational programs on basic nutrition, food safety and food budgeting. Bachelor’s Degree required. Apply at https://greatjob. tamu.edu. 817-598-6168. Pneumatic Technology desires to hire Mechanics or Mechanic Trainees. Trainees must posses basic mechanical aptitude and desire to work. Small shop working environment at a busy and growing company. Class 8 truck PM work and minor repairs to include A/C, Electrical, Mechanical and PTO. No internal engine work; also pneumatic dry bulk trailer repairs. Attractive salary and insurance benefits. Fax resume to 817-625-4033. Vance Godbey’s Restaurant now hiring Dishwashers & Caterers for part-time work. 817-237-2218. Pneumatic Technology is a dry bulk tank trailer distributorship with a strong parts business. Now accepting applications for Parts Department Countermen and Parts Warehouse Fulfillment Workers. Will consider training the right people. Trainees must possess above average aptitude and a desire to work. Parts counter work requires basic computer skills and taking telephone orders. Attractive salary and insurance benefits. Fax resume to 817-625-4033.
Advertising Works! Home Improvement
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.
Devin’s Handyman Service • Carpentry • Cement • Rock • Granite • Tile • Painting • Siding
• Insulation SPRING • Kitchen/ SPECIAL Bath 20% OFF • Roof & with Gutters this ad! • Powerwashing • Decks
Call Devin at 817-629-9608 J ohn K idd P ain ting 817-406-4023
Exterior Painting Free Estimates
Mr. Sweeps Chimney Cleaning Service
NO PHONE CALLS, NO DROP-INS, PLEASE.
Keep your home safe. Call Parker/Wise County’s oldest chimney sweeping company, Mr. Sweeps
EXPERIENCED USED CAR SALESMAN needed for Buy Here Pay Here used car lot. Must have neat appearance, good communication and computer skills. 940-440-5074; 817-233-2633.
Qualified Person Must Be:
LOOK Vinyl Siding: Insulated Replacement Windows: Complete Remodeling Lowest Prices: Best Material Free Estimates: Since 1963 817-991-6815
Sebastian Enterprises CUSTOM HOME BUILDING Since 1995
817-692-5624 ask for Doug
REMODEL & REPAIR HOME & BUSINESS
NOW HIRING Gas & Diesel Technician
Experience in Automotive Repair Required Paid Holidays, Vacation & Training.
Employees needed for 2014 opening of New Dealership
NOW HIRING Automotive Technician Up to $7500.00 SIGN ON Bonus for Chrysler Certification
Experience & ASE Certification Required Chrysler / Dodge Experience Preferred Paid Holidays, Vacation & Training
Karl Klement Properties, Inc. No positions available at this time For consideration of all positions apply to:
Jodi Dusek, H/R Mgr. 605 N. Business 287, Suite 102, Decatur, Texas firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanted LVN/RN Fulltime 6-2/2-10 Every weekend - Good Pay Baylor Plan Available...Apply
AZLE MANOR 721 Dunaway Lane 817-444-2536 E.O.E. Wise Regional Health System Affiliated with Baylor Health Care System
For all of our available job opportunities, visit
“Class A” Flat Bed Drivers and Frac Sand Haulers. 2 years of verifiable driving exp. $500 BONUS after 90 days, plus Benefits.
Class A CDL Drivers with 2 years experience
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Chapman Carpentry Off-Duty Firefighter Professional & Dependable exterior & interior remodeling, patio covers, drywall repairs
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Many Happy Local Customers Since 1978
• 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
817-800-9591 House Cleaning
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, Insured & Bonded, Free Confidential Estimate. 817-602-1696. email@example.com. Services4you.us. Family-owned business. All work done by owners only! House Cleaning & Maintenance Services. 25+ years experience. Call or text Beth @ 817361-2182 or check our website: www.services4you.us. Residential House Cleaning Service. Weekly & Monthly Rates, excellent references. Call for a Free Estimate 479-216-3675.
Custom Homes BRIAN HENSLEY 817.229.7668
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”
One time - Monthly - Bi-Weekly - Weekly, or as needed
You’ll love the care you get!
PLACE AN AD IN THE CLASSIFIEDS TODAY! 817-270-3340
Commercial & Residential Cleaning Solutions • Single Deep Cleans • Regularly Scheduled Cleanings • Move in/Move out/Make Ready • Ceiling Cleaning & Restoration And Yes, We do Windows
Paid Weekly, Insurance, Aflac, Paid Vacations and much more
040 Home Improvement
WILLIE SIMON TILE & WOOD. Shower, Tub Surround & Backsplashes. 817-366-4555.
Steve Feltman Painting
Oilfield/Environmental Construction Transportation
Call Daniel 1-800-448-6323
DEVIN’S HANDYMAN SERVICE. Carpentry, cement, rock, granite, tile, painting, siding, insulation, kitchen/ bath, roof/gutters, powerwashing, decks. SPRING SPECIAL: 20% Off w/this Ad! 817-629-9608.
Chimney & Dryer Vent Cleaning
817-444-7711 • 817-444-7774
A Not-For-Profit Hospital • EOE Decatur, TX • Job Line: 940-626-2525
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.
BUDDY’S HANDYMAN SERVICE. Painting, kitchens, bathrooms, carpentry, sheetrock, tile, granite, floors, additions, decks and more. 817-694-7103. 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. WORKHORSE HANDYMAN SERVICES. Bathrooms, kitchens, roofing, remodels, mobile home repair and roof repair, well repair. Quality at a reasonable rate. 817-874-6109. AZLE HOME REPAIR & REMODEL. No job too big; no job too small. 30 years experience. Contact Doug Batey 817-361-2361. Handyman Service, over 35 years experience for all your home needs call 817-907-2487.
817-771-3074 048 Maintenance/Repairs METROTEX WINDOW & DOOR. Window, door and glass replacement. Contact: 682-4011822 for FREE Estimate.
Masonry 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
MANDO’S TREE SERVICE. Take downs, trimming, lot clearing, haul offs. Senior Discounts. Save Big Money! Call 817-808-2873. 20 year expert.
Will pay top dollar for grazing and hay leases. Call 940-389-1936. Local Breeder Selling Parakeets & Love Birds; Parakeet, Love Bird & Parrot seed and different size cages, plus millet spray. 817-715-2446, 9A-6P. Looking for baby goats, guineas and Bantam chickens. 817-964-4244. Petting Zoo and Pony Rides for your family events. 37 years of experience. Call 817-629-6937. email@example.com.
Menix Pet Lodge Where Pets are Pampered Climate Controlled Kennels Dog Runs, Large Yard
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U.S. Army Retired-but not tired! Careful moving-Cheap. Call Big Jim @ 817-237-5151.
2000 Harley Sportster, red/white/ blue, 10,000 miles, $8,000 817228-2255.
Summer will be here soon. Is your pool ready? If not, call Gannon Swimming Pool Service 817-2303838.
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34 13-down title refers to ‘39 film “____ With the Wind” 35 rich TXn, Ross 52 37 TXn who doesn’t pay rent 38 football contests pertaining to race 40 TXism: “put all the TXism: “if he was _ _____ on the table” ___ __ wouldn’t 41 row of seats in wag his own tail” AT&T Stadium (lazy) 43 horses with Spindletop was ____ horseshoes major TX oil well 46 ‘71 TX-filmed “The TXism: “mad as _ Andromeda _____” ___-eyed cow” 48 major 1961 TX Brooklyn NBA team hurricane 51
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712 N. MaiN • SpriNgtowN
Innerspace Storage Hwy 199, Springtown. Now renting all unit sizes, 24-hour access. 817-6774050. NEW STORAGE OPEN! 8x8x48 to 8x8x53 containers, $200-$225/mo. 11475 FM 730 N., Azle. Call Darrell 817-308-6345.
HALF LOADS! Top Soil, Sand, Gravel, Compost, Tractor Work. 817907-7410 or 817-221-2125.
Quality Family Business Since 1938
STORAGE UNITS 817-220-2469 grahamplumbingco.com 1350 Liberty School Rd, Azle
Insurance Claim Specialists
Roofing & Remodeling Residential 817-344-8465 Commercial
New Construction Add On’s Electrical Painting
Plumbing Sheetrock Roofing Remodeling
Flooring Fencing Free Trimming Landscaping
We’ll be here after the storm.
CALL Cliff Hall
(817)221-2681 We go the extra mile to ensure you get more for your $. On House Pads, Driveways, Lot Clearing & Tractor Work, Etc.
6 Months ... $125 817-246-4646
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081 Business/Commercial 40x50 building for rent 3 miles west of Springtown 817-713-7495.
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Need a quality water well at a fair price? Also pump sales and installation. Kelvin’s Pump and Well Service, 817-221-4300.
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Metal Buildings · Pre-Engineered · Shops / Barns Arenas / Churches · Aircraft Hangars
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085 Mobile Homes for Sale
3 BR 1 BA fixer upper, large lot, carport, some upgrades done. Must See! 817-946-6787.
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
084 Mobile Homes for Rent Units starting at $450/mo., trash service paid. 817-221-3112; 817235-2284. 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.
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.
Efficiency Home for Lease, free wifi and water, $500/mo. plus electric. Call James 817-332-4442. REMODELED 2-1 WITH FRESH PAINT. 6 miles south of Springtown on FM 51. No large pets, $500/mo. $350 deposit, owner pays water/ trash service. 682-551-0424; 682559-1512.
RHOME, TEXAS: 4 BR 2 BA, 2,027 sf on 2.69 acres, horses okay! $94,900. Will help with financing. 817-385-7892.
Professional Office Space For Lease. 800 sq. ft., Suite 101, 1230 E. Hwy 199, Springtown. 817-220-2150. 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. 40x60 metal building on 1 acre for rent. 1661 E. Hwy 199, Springtown. $800/mo. $800 deposit. 817-3609318. 40x40 building with office and rollup door at Hwy 199 & New Highland Road, Springtown. 817-313-7821.
GRANBURY: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,624 sf, lots of trees, $74,900. Will help with financing! Cheaper than rent! 817385-7892.
2-2 SW, Springtown ISD. $575/mo. $350 deposit. 817-360-9318.
SPRINGTOWN: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,344 sf on 1 acre lot! $79,900. Affordable payments, will help with financing! 817-385-7892.
Nice 4-2 MH w/storage on 1 acre in Newark, Northwest ISD, close to lake, $750/mo. $400 deposit, no large pets. 682-551-0420; 682-5591512. Bring your riding lawnmower. RENT OR SELL: Pelican Bay. 2 BR 2 BA, some furnishings, Rent: $105/ weekly; Move-In with pet: $710; Move-In without pet: $510. $100 credit toward clean-up before movein. 817-929-0503.
WEATHERFORD: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,760 sf on 1 acre! $82,900. Owner financing available and affordable payments! 817-385-7892. WEATHERFORD HORSESHOE BEND near Brazos River: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,624 sf, $69,900. Will help with financing! 817-385-7892. Single older woman wants to buy older settled mobile home/house on 5-10 wooded acres/sloping land, owner finance or rent-to-own only. Must be rural near Springtown/ Poolville area. No flat parcels. No junked land. 682-215-6871 cell evenings.
RENT TO OWN: Singlewide, Springtown ISD. 817-458-2349. 3 BR 2 BA, stove/fridge, carpeted, $750/mo. $500 deposit. 817-2335353 or 817-774-5983. 3-2 DW with carport, on 1 acre, Springtown/Azle ISD, $800/mo. $400 deposit. 817-360-9318. 2-2, Springtown, $750/mo. 817-2204095. PELICAN BAY: 1525 PARTIDGE, 2-1, $395/$300 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817-2464646. gtatx.com. Hablamos Espanol.
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We buy used mobile homes with clear titles. K&P Homes, Inc. 817677-3446. TWO HOMES FOR SALE: 3-2 DW on 1 acre, great condition, fenced backyard, fireplace; 3-2 DW on 1.7 acres, fenced backyard, large concrete shop, corner lot, open concept. HELP WITH FINANCING. Call today 817-757-9388. Double-wide 3-2 on 2.5 acres for sale in Springtown. $45,000 cash - OBO. Needs some work. Would be great as a rental property or for someone with horses. Serious inquires only. Call Stefani (817)3439647 or Jason (817)487-3364. Trailer for Sale. 3-2, 12’x75’, $2,700. MUST BE MOVED. 817-353-1503 or 817-694-0935.
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FSBO: 3 BR 2 BA brick home on 6.5 acres with barn, 4 car carport, 18x30 gunite pool, 20x30 shop w/30x25 awning. FM 730 N. $230,000/OBO. 817-965-2156.
NEW HOME, BOYD, TEXAS: 4 BR 2 BA, 1,755 sf, 2 story brick home, open floor plan, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, new appliances, $144,900. Will help with financing! 817-3857892.
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NEW HOME, BOYD, TEXAS: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,503 sf, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, new appliances, $134,900. Will help with financing! 817-3857892. NEW HOME, WEATHERFORD, TEXAS (Peaster ISD): 4 BR 2 BA, 1,516 sf on 1 acre lot! Energy efficient, 42” cabinets, new appliances, $134,900. Will help with financing! 817-385-7892. NEW HOME IN WEATHERFORD, TEXAS (Peaster ISD): 4 BR 2.5 BA, 2,229 sf, has gameroom, 2 story on 1 acre lot! New appliances, granite countertops in kitchen, tile floors, energy efficient, 42” cabinets. Will help with financing! 817-385-7892. BIG HOUSE ON PRAIRIE. 4 BR 2 BA 2 LA, Mini-Ranchette, acreage, $803 down $777/mo. EZ QUALIFY! 940-626-8066. KOZY KOTTAGE. New 3 BR 2 BA, privacy galore!!! Country kitchen, $500 down $620/mo. Hurry-Move In Now! 940-626-8066.
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088 Rent Unfurnished AISD 2-2-1 Duplex, CH/A, utility room, kitchen island, walk-in pantry, garage door opener, window blinds, ceiling fans, ﬁreplace, fenced yard, disposal, dishwasher, microwave and stove furnished. $840/mo. $600/ deposit 817-444-2314; 817-8454440. 3-2 duplex, Windy Creek, Springtown ISD, $700/mo. $300 deposit. 817-360-9318. Eagle Mountain Lake waterfront, BRIAR/AZLE. 1BR 1BA, fully furnished, internet/satellite. Short lease okay, $1,200/mo. 940-3903141.
UPSTAIRS EFFICIENCY APARTMENT: 1 BR 1 BA, 900 sq. ft., no pets, $600/mo. plus deposit. 817-925-4343.
FOR LEASE: 2-2 duplex. 312 Avenue E, Springtown. Available 4/1/14, $500/mo. $300 deposit. No pets please. 817-523-7334.
Cozy 2 bedroom home, CH/A, appliances, no pets, $800/mo. 817444-3636.
PELICAN BAY: 1904 PELICAN DRIVE N., 3-2-1, $735/$400 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817246-4646. gtatx.com. Hablamos Espanol.
Newer 3-2-2 located in Springtown. Nice brick home. Stained concrete ﬂoors, new paint. Ready to move into, $1,100/mo. rent, $1,100 deposit. 403 Summertree. 817-5014997 Kelly. 2 BR 2 BA, ceiling fans, sun room, ﬁreplace, walk in closets, garden tub, huge wooden deck, super nice, $795/mo. $750 dep. Call 817-7818861. 4-2 for lease, 1594 sq. ft., huge fenced in backyard, Azle ISD. $1500/ mo. Call for appointment 817-5993131. HOUSE FOR RENT. 1 bedroom, kitchen, DR/LR combination. 100 Shady Hill Road, 5 miles west of Springtown. 817-907-6159. HALF-OFF FIRST MONTH’S RENT! 3-2 Duplex, 251 Baughman Hill $750/mo. $500 deposit. 817-9095160.
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131 Westlake Ct. - Got to see to believe! Absolutely gorgeous. 5-4-4 with aprox. 3,641 sq. ft. and additional 625 sq. ft. guest quarters. Almost 1 acre with fabulous diving pool. Just blocks from lake. 916 Carpenter - Great investor home with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Bring all offers. 109 Walnut Creek - Looking to buy a home for rental property? This is it!!! Across from Azle High School. Contiguous commercial lot also available. 717 Madeline Ct. - Wonderful 3-2-2 full brick home just like new!!! Across the street from the lake and park.
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GOLF/LAKE COMMUNITIES 12533 FM 730 S. - Handyman Special!! 4-2 situated on a little over 8844 Crosswind Dr. -Updated 2870 sq. ft. home. 4-3-2 with 2 master 4 acres. Great project home. suites!! WBFP, hardwood floors, built-ins, etc. So much more to see!! 1113 Willow Ridge Dr. - Nice 4-2-2 with bedrooms. Large D! insplit OL Sbay living area has brick WBFP, window breakfast area, 16x12 9951 Boat Club Road - Watch gorgeous sunsets with a 180 degree workshop with loft and electricity. view from high on a bluff overlooking beautiful Eagle Mountain Lake. 1528 Chaparral Lane - Fabulous 3-2-2 doublewide with so much This unique home situated in a park-like setting with over 50 large to offer. Newly upgraded with lake views!!! 110 Willow Ct. - LAND!!! 1.35 acres located on a cul-de-sac with mature trees is perfect for entertaining. Lake water irrigates the approx. other houses on the street. 2 acres with 200 feet of waterfront, private deep-water covered dock. 301 Alameda Rd. - Great corner lot!!!3-1 priced to sell! Bring cash offers. 2 blocks from Fort Worth Boat Club. No city taxes or water bills! LD O S 916 Red Bud Dr. - Fantasic 3-1 home on great lot! Lots of trees! 7225 Denver City: - Wonderful 3/2.5/2 home on big corner lot. Bonus room could be 4th bedroom or office media room.
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SPRINGTOWN AREA 340 Huggins Dr. - Great neighborhood. Won’t last long!! Remodeled in 2008, granite countertops, custom upgrades and great landscaping. 107 Knight Ct. - Beautiful 3-2 home on 1 acre with approx. 1925 sq. ft. Additional 600 sq. ft. shop with electricity. 7726 W. Highway 199 - 17.52 Acres of COUNTRY PARADISE! 4 bedrooms, possibly 5, 3.5 bathrooms. Secluded house sits far from the highway noise. 650 Newfield - Great 3-2-2 country G DIN home on over 9 acres with barn & stock tank. PEN 3051 Jay Bird Lane - Great 4-5 bedroom home on 1 arce. Bring your horses. 3 stall barn/tackroom. 213 Lake Dr.- Location! 3-2-2 w/large fenced backyard, open concept. 900 E. Reno Rd.- Unique property. Great investment. Duplex that has commercial potenial.
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