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New construction has some perplexed BY NATALIE GENTRY Eyesore or improvement? The new fence being built near the Springtown Post Offi ce has gotten some members of the community asking questions and more than a few people upset. However, the fear that any of the businesses in the shopping center will become inaccessible can be put to rest. According to City Administrator Mark Krey, the plans submitted to the city PLEASE SEE FENCE, PAGE 3A.

The construction of a chain link fence in the 400 block of East Highway 199 has left some business owners and community members concerned about its effect on business in the area.

A homeowner arrived back at the 200 block of Pine Bluff Ridge Tuesday evening, March 25, to fi nd heavy smoke pouring out of her mobile home. La Junta, Springtown, and Reno VFD fi refi ghters arrived in time to save the home, although it did suffer heavy smoke, heat, and water damage. Investigator Lanny Padgett with the Parker County Fire Marshal’s Offi ce said the exact cause of the fi re cannot be determined. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman

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Please don’t stop the music SISD math and School board approves funds to update band program science teams No. 1 at regionals

BY NATALIE GENTRY Now, the Springtown ISD board has The Sound of Springtown is already voted to outfi t the district’s band program with new instruments to replace one of the top bands in the state. old and irreparable ones and to add instruments as well. The board voted to allow no more than $105,000 for the purchase of instruments. Instruments on the proposed purchase order ranged in price from $1,343 for a baritone horn to $8,343 for a sousaphone with a hard case. Many of the instruments will be used during marching band so they are needed by Aug. 1. The rest are necessary by the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. SISD Director of Fine Arts, JB Perry said that SISD Fine Arts director JB Perry and Assis- because of the age of tant Band Director Scot McPhetrige request- many of the instruments ed funds to replenish and replace aging and the growth in differinstruments in the district’s music depart- ent areas of the district’s band program, new inment, some of which are over 25-year-old. Photo by Natalie Gentry struments are needed.

Many of the instruments that are currently in the department are brands that are no longer being manufactured and have parts that are not available. In addition, Perry said that the growth in the percussion program over the past few years and the need for more students on bass instruments necessitated the purchase. “It’s at the point that students playing bass instruments are having to share,” Scot McPhetrige assistant band director said. This fact is not only a health concern, but also doesn’t provide students with the opportunity to practice at home, he noted. “Low brass is crucial to our success as a band program because it is the foundational sound that the band is built on.” Perry said. For the past six years, the district has relied on the band boosters to help purchase large equipment, but the scope of this request required an appeal to the board. “Many of the instruments that the students are using were here before I became director 25 years ago,” Perry said. “This isn’t a one- to fi ve-year budget we are asking for; it is a 10- to 20-year investment.”

15 students advancing to state BY NATALIE GENTRY The Springtown Middle School and Intermediate School Math and Science Teams fi nished the regular season very strong at the Azle Regional Qualifi er on March 8. This year, 15 students will advance to the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) state meet to be held in San Antonio on April 5. In the 3A division, Springtown won the Sweepstakes award. The team also placed fi rst in calculator and second in number sense. “This program has been very strong for many years, but this is the best we’ve done,” SISD Superintendent Mike Kelley said. “The kids and coaches deserve all the recognition and appreciation we can give.” Individual awards include:

Fifth grade Jabin Burns – fi rst place in mathematics Brock Haugen – fi rst in number sense, second in science, and third in calculator Marissa Kelley – fi rst in science, second in calculator, and third in mathematics Shanna Teague – fi rst in calculator, and second in mathematics Sixth grade Preston Grippin – fi rst place in number sense, fi rst in science, and third in mathematics Carli Haugen – second in calculator and fourth in mathematics Zachary Hantschel – ninth in mathematics and tenth in science Rebecca Johnson – fourth in calculator and fifth in science PLEASE SEE MATH, PAGE 2A.

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The Reno City Council voted unanimously March 24 to pass the ordinance that increases the homestead exemptions for the disabled and those over 65. The council raised the exemption an additional $15,000; this increase makes the exemption for Reno residents equitable to those of Azle and Springtown. The council also passed the ordinance to freeze property tax values for the disabled and those over 65. Photo by Natalie Gentry

Gage Trichel won the Top Gun award at the math and science regional competition March 8. This award is for the highest score of all students competing in all four events. Photos courtesy of SISD

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A black Oldsmobile Alero driven by Autumn Thomas struck the back of a Toyota Tundra on east Highway 199 outside of Springtown March 20. Photo by Natalie Gentry

NEWS DIGEST G/T nominations being accepted Nominations for the SISD gifted/talented program are being accepted through the month of March for students in grades 1-12. Teachers, counselors, parents, or other interested parties can nominate students. Also, students in grades 6-12 may nominate themselves. Contact the Advanced Academics’ coordinator at students’ campuses for more information.

STAAR test signups end March 28

Injuries minor in 199 wreck by NATAlie GeNTRy No one was seriously hurt in a mid-morning wreck Thursday, March 20 on East Highway 199 near Rhoades Lane in Springtown. According to Texas Depart-

ment of Public Safety Trooper Simon De La Cruz, a red Toyota Tundra driven by Karl Black was in the eastbound lane turning left onto Rhoades Lane when it was struck from behind by a black Oldsmobile Alero.

De La Cruz said Autumn Thomas, the driver of the Alero, may have been distracted and didn’t see the Tundra stopped in the road. Both Black and Thomas were taken to Texas Health Azle with

non-life-threatening injuries. Amanda Arington and her 5-year-old Tobias Kirby were also passengers in the Alero but declined transport to the hospital. They later drove to Texas Health via a private vehicle.

Springtown Chamber provides secure document destruction by NATAlie GeNTRy The Springtown Chamber of Commerce is offering document destruction services for both businesses and individuals. Confidential materials are

kept in a locked container at the Chamber office off the Square until the shredding truck arrives – usually the first week of the month. All documents are taken di-

rectly to the truck where hydraulic lifts dump the container and the papers are shredded within minutes. The Chamber provides protected file shredding for the

Math and science teams advancing to state n MATH, FROM PAGE ONE.

Casey Merrell – third in number sense, fourth in science, and sixth in mathematics Canyon Parker – eighth in mathematics and ninth in science Zoie Sudduth – sixth in calculator, seventh in mathematics, and seventh in science Curtis Terry – second in mathematics, second in science, and eighth in number sense Gage Trichel – first in calculator, first in mathematics, and second in number sense Alex Waite – fifth in calculator Matthew Webster – third in science. Seventh grade Christian Brumback – first in science, second in number sense, and second in mathematics Holden Fry – first in mathematics, fifth in science, and sixth in number sense Matthew Gum – second in calculator, sixth in science, and tenth in mathematics Ruben Landaverde – seventh in mathematics James Wann – first in number sense, first in calculator, and sixth in mathematics Kyler Wilson – third in mathematics, fourth in number sense, and seventh in science Eighth grade & Pharmacy McKenna Devlin – second in Your Health mathematics and sixth in science Tristan Rix – first in calculator, first in science, and fourth in mathematics

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Member of the SMS and SiS Math and Science Team competed at the regional meet March 8 and won sweepstakes. Winning member included: (front, l-r) Gage Trichel, Shanna Teague, Jabin burns, brock Haugen, and Zoie Sudduth; (second row) Matt Webster, Carli Haugen, Rebecca Johnson, Casey Merrell, Alex Waite, and Curtis Terry; (third row) Holden Fry, Matthew Gum, Kyler Wilson, and James Wann; (back) Tristan Rix and McKenna Devlin. Photos courtesy of SISD

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Students who will be away from their home districts for the April or May 2014 State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (aka STAAR) end-of-course (EOC) test administration may register to take the necessary assessments at any participating Texas campus. Out-of-District (OOD) students must be registered by their home campus. The May 2014 EOC OOD registration ends March 28. Contact Tammy Shaw, the Springtown High School campus test coordinator for information about registering as an OOD student at 817-220-3041.

FFA benefit dinner is March 28 The Springtown FFA Benefit Dinner is Friday, March 28 at the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and the proceeds benefit SISD FFA members who place at the Parker County Livestock Show and will sell their projects at a June 14 auction. Tickets are available for pre-order at the Chamber of Commerce, Springtown Feed and Fertilizer, and the high school. Call 817-995-0765 or email for more information.

Parker County cleanup day April 5 The spring Parker County cleanup day is set for Saturday, April 5 at various barns. Precinct 1 residents can bring their items to that barn at 3000 Veal Station Road from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Accepted items include glass (clear, green, and brown), appliances, brush, wax-free cardboard, metal, paper, plastics, tires, used oil, and vehicle batteries. The barn will not accept shingles, paint, chemicals, or combustibles. For more information, call 817-220-7218.

PC water/soil group meeting April 3 The Parker County Soil and Water Conservation District #558 will meet April 3 at 9 a.m. at the Agriculture Services Center at 6-4 North Main Street, Suite 100 in Weatherford. The public is invited to attend. Topics include wildflowers, tree seedlings, and water barrel sales among others.

Thursday, March 27, 2014


Fence has some perplexed n FeNCe, FROM PAGE ONE.

keep the access to the post office open as well as the entries near Highway 199 and at Bonnie Belle Lane. “Since the fence plans complied with our ordinance, we had to issue the permit.” Krey said. Rick Dauenhauer, owner of N.E.A. Enterprises on Bonnie Belle Lane, is one of the

community members who has voiced concern and frustration with the construction. “The fence posts have made it impossible for the 18-wheelers who deliver supplies to back up to the shop,” Dauenhauer said. “It has blocked the easement to our gate.” Dauenhauer also questioned the impression the fence will give new and perspective area business owners.

“When a new business moves to an area, one of the first places the owner goes is to the post office,” he said. “The fence isn’t very inviting and could make those people wonder about the community.” Another concern is the aesthetics value – or lack thereof – of the fence. But beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Owner of the Laundromat, Karl Klement, says that there is no ill intent involved in the erecting of the fence. “We’re putting up a nice black fence,” Klement said. “With the repairs to the parking lot and the addition of the fence, the area is going to look very nice.” Members of the academic team and the speech and debate team competed and placed in district competitions: (front, l-r) emily Hogan, Crystal Darnell, and alyssa Concerns regarding ac- Johns; (back) Sarah alvis, tayler Berlin, Josue ramirez, Shelby Smith, and Julia cess to the Springtown tenny. Not pictured: Michelle Padilla Photo Courtesy of SISD Post Office top the list of questions surrounding the fence at 400 block of east Highway 199. Photo by Natalie Gentry

SHS future educators medal at state conference Morrow advances to national competition By Natalie GeNtry The Springtown High School Texas Association of Future Educators competed at the Teach Tomorrow Summit State Conference in San Antonio on Feb. 22-25. SHS had six students medal at the competition and Kendal Morrow qualified for the national competition. Morrow will compete in Minnesota in April with her essay about solving the dropout problem.

She also earned a pair of golds – on an Education Leadership Fundamentals test and with her Bulletin Board presentation at the region and state level. Cecila Aguilera took first on her Education Leadership Fundamentals test at region and got a silver at state. Aguilera and Desiree Serrano earned gold on their Project Visualize task and presentation. Stephanie Rea and Jessie

Tidwell took the top medal with their Chapter Yearbook and presentation at the region level. Casey Wellington earned gold on her Education Leadership Fundamentals test at the region and state level.

SHS social studies, debate students advance nine

By Natalie GeNtry Last weekend saw nine Springtown High School (SHS) students advance in their chosen events at Lake Worth High School. Both SHS teams vying in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) district level social studies and debate competitions qualified for their respective regional events. Those contests are slated for Texas Tech University in Lubbock May 1. Three students competed in the UIL social studies district

competition. Alyssa Johns placed third, Shelby Smith took fourth place, and Julia Tenny finished fifth. Johns also placed fourth in current events. In addition, six students competed in the speech and debate team district competition. Individual awards include: Taylor Berlin – first place in Lincold-Douglas debate and second place in extemporaneous persuasive speaking. Michelle Padilla – first place in extemporaneous persuasive

speaking and third place in LD debate. Sarah Alvis – second place in LD debate and third place in extemporaneous informative speaking. Emily Hogan – second place in prose interpretation and fifth in extemporaneous persuasive speaking. Crystal Darnell – third place in prose interpretation and fifth place in extemporaneous informative speaking. Josue Ramerez – third place in LD debate.


AUCTION & REALTY Nothing Less Than The Best Six students from SHS medaled at the texas association of Future educators state competition Feb. 22-25. team members were: (front, l-r) ashley robinson, Casey Wellington, Mason Chenault, adrianna DelaCruz, Desiree Serrano, and Kendall Morrow; (back) Stephanie rea, Kristi Hulme, Jessie tidwell, Cecilia aguilera,and Cindy Goodson. Photos courtesy of SISD

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at the weekly Springtown Optimist Club meeting, rachel rayford (left) read her essay “How Dreams lead to Success,” her winning entry into the Optimists’ annual contest. all-State Choir member emily Mitchell sang her Uil solo. SiSD Director of Fine arts JB Perry spoke, giving an overview of the district’s programs.

LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of John H. Green, Deceased, were issued on March 12, 2014, in Cause No. 14P027, pending in the County Court of Parker County, Texas, to: Michael Archuleta. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. c/o: Anne Christine Clary, Attorney at Law 313 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 1149, Springtown, Texas 76082 DATED the 18th day of March, 2014. Anne Christine Clary, Attorney for Michael Archuleta State Bar No.: 24052009 313 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 1149, Springtown, Texas 76082 Telephone: 817-523-5611; Facsimile: 817-523-6534

Hello Azle and Springtown areas. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Robert Rosales and I am a Texas Licensed Auctioneer (Lic # 17184) and a Licensed Realtor in the State of Texas. I am also a proud member of the National Auctioneers Association, The Texas Auctioneers Association, as well as the National Board of Realtors. I am the owner and operator of Rocking R Auctions and Realty. We have taken over the auctions being conducted at 404 W. Main St in Azle, TX. We pride ourselves in being not only a full service auction company, but a fair and honest company as well. I have been in the auction industry for more than 10 years working various positions and have been the owner/ lead auctioneer for the past 2.5 years. We do not have any connection with the last auction company that was providing auction services at this location. We do offer many different services to our clients and customers. We do have a regular 2nd Saturday Gallery Auction at 404 W Main St in Azle, TX. And if we happen to have an overflow of items (which we usually do) then we will add another auction during the month as well. But we do not only do Gallery Auctions, we also provide onsite auction services. This includes Estate, Moving, Liquidation, Farm and Ranch, Property, Multi-Parcel, Benefit and Charity Auctions. We truly believe in the Auction Method of Marketing. We are a true full service auction company. We will take care of all logistics and aspects of your auction from advertising, marketing, display, selling, and clean up. Why settle for anything less than the BEST? Our next upcoming auction will be on April 5, 2014 at 10:30am in the parking lot of 404 W. Main St in Azle, TX. It will be the 1st annual Azle Spring Trunk Auction. What is a trunk auction? It is a consignment auction with a twist, be it a really fun twist. You as the consignor will load the items you want sold into the trunk of your car, the back of your SUV, or the bed of your truck. Beginning at 9:00am the morning of the auction, we will start to assign you a parking spot (first come first to be sold). Then beginning at 10:30am we will open the trunk of your car, SUV or Truck and begin selling the items from your vehicle. No reserve (or minimum bid) will be allowed to be placed on any item and we will sell them to the highest bidder. Once we finished with your vehicle, you will pull out, we will move to the next vehicle, and the next consignor in line will pull in. We will continue this until all the items in the vehicles have been sold. This is a very exciting auction for both buyers and sellers. This is because there is no preview day for this auction and everyone will be able to see what’s up for sale at the same time, even the auctioneer will not know what is going to be up for sale until it is time to auction your items. Our regular consignment auction is schedule for March 12, 2014 at 10:30am at 404 W. Main St in Azle, TX. We are now taking consignments for this auction. Good items for Gallery Auctions are: Cons, Currency, Knives, Jewelry, watches, in good condition furniture, NASCAR items, Tools, Cast iron cookware, Vehicles, Trailer, Motorcycles, Travel Trailers, and coming soon our FFL so we can start to sell guns, and much more. Bad items for Gallery Auctions are: Clothes, items left over from your garage sale, DVD’s, VHS tapes, Cassette Tapes, CD’s, newspapers, ceramic figurines, broken furniture, non-complete sets of dishes and glasses, depression glass, and more. With property Auctions, we can go from signing the contract, selling the house, and funds at closing in 60 days or less. Why would you want to use the traditional method of waiting and constantly reducing your price just to get it sold sometime in the next year? Let us show you what a true professional auction company can do for you whether it’s in our gallery or on your property.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014


SHS students compete at state conference

So happy together Art students from SHS and SIS create a mural By Natalie GeNtry Young artists from Springtown High School (SHS) and Springtown Intermediate School (SIS) have joined forces to paint a student-created mural in the indoor archery range at SIS. “The whole project came about as a result of the creation of SIS Archery Club,” said SIS art teacher, Sharon Buell. The district found a new use for a dirty old storage room by converting it into an indoor archery range. “The only problem was that it looked really bad,” Buell said.

Students from SiS and SHS work together to create a mural depicting the changing of the seasons in the archery range at SiS: (l-r) Kimberly Wyatt, taylor Donaghue, Photo by Natalie Gentry ashleigh Finchum, and Mariah edwards. “Coach Andy Allen asked me if there was a way for my sixth grade art classes to maybe paint a mural on the nasty gray walls.” Buell discussed the idea with SHS art teacher Shannon Johnson, while they were at an art convention.

Good Citizenship Award Winner SHS senior emily Wilkerson was named a Daughters of the american revolution’s “Good Citizenship award” winner for her “exemplary citizenship, service to others, leadership, and patriotism.” She accepted a certificate, medal, and pin at the Weatherford Chapter Dar meeting March 25.

And so the collaborative project between the schools was born. “We came up with the idea that some of the high school art students could plan and draw the mural, and the sixth graders could paint it,” Buell said. “The students were eager partners.” Johnson said, “I have several students who have been interested in helping with the mural. Four of them have been over there, had some great ideas, and finished some drawings on the mural for the younger kids to color.” The SHS students go by the archery range after school to sketch out parts of the mural. “My sixth graders are really enjoying painting on such an exciting canvas,” Buell said. The SIS students keep old “painting” clothes in the classroom and are ready to paint on a moment’s notice. Many families have even helped with the expenses of a project this size by donating

brushes, rollers, and paint trays. SIS Principal Joe Brown helped combine the project with ongoing art instruction by supplying paints in basic colors. This limited color selection requires the students to mix and learn first-hand how various shades of colors can be made. Brown said, “The area we are using for our archery range had previously been a large storage area and was not a very attractive space, so when our art teacher Mrs. Buell, and Coach Allen came to me with the idea of painting a mural, I thought it was a great idea.” “It’s fun to see their excitement build,” Buell said. The artists started out basically painting all day on Wednesdays. Now they have unofficially formed the 7:30 Club. “We meet and paint most mornings before school starts and many students come into the archery room to paint at lunchtime,” Buell said.

By Natalie GeNtry Four Springtown High School students – Sara Alvis, Shayna Johnson, Rayanna Havens, and Cody Presson – competed at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Texas State Leadership Conference in Houston on March 5-8. Johnson placed third in the Keyboarding Production Contest and qualified to advance to the National Leadership Conference competition in Indianapolis, Indiana April 30 - May 4. Over 1,500 students from across Texas attended the State Leadership Conference to compete in a variety of categories including legal office

procedures, financial math and analysis concept, presentation management, and extemporaneous speech. The purpose of these competitions is to foster practical application of business education skills. The goal of BPA is to develop leadership abilities through participation in career and technical education as well as civic, recreational, and social activities. The organization also aims to assist students in establishing realistic employment objectives and to promote high standards in ethics, workmanship, and scholarship.

Four Springtown High School students competed at the Business Professionals of america texas State leadership Conference in Houston on March 5-8: (front, l-r): rayanna Havens and Shayna Johnson; (back) Sara alvis and Cody Presson. Photo Courtesy of SISD

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current president. Longtime Weatherford resident Charles Hamilton worked at the funeral home for more than 50 years. White and son Ford moved back to Springtown in 1954 to start another funeral home. W.A. White wanted to thank Springtown and Poolville for their early support of his business. J. L. Oxford was the resident manager at the Springtown funeral home for many years. In 1980, Bob and Carolynn White purchased Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park, and in 1986, they acquired funeral homes in Azle and Mineral Wells. He now sits on the board of the Funeral Director’s Life Insurance Company which insures almost $1 billion in pre-need plans. In 2012, Bob White was named the North Texas Funeral Director’s Association Funeral Director of the Year. Today, daughter Anita White has joined the staff, making it four generations of Whites serving area residents in need. The Springtown home is located at 401 North Main Street, four blocks off the intersections of State Highways 199 and 51. They encourage everyone to “please stop in and see our newly remodeled facilities.” The home is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with phones answered 24 hours daily to arrange an appointment. For more information, call them at 817220-7111 or visit

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PC Grand Jury indicts 25 Including 6 from this area

Jeffery Lee Thompson 1958 - 2014

Jeffery Lee Thompson, 55, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014 in Springtown. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Springtown Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White’s Funeral Home in Springtown. The family request memorials to the American Cancer So-

ciety, 3301 West Freeway, Ft. Worth, 76107. Jeff was born July 14, 1958 in Fort Worth to Wayne and Nell Thompson. He graduated from Weatherford High School in 1976 and attended Weatherford College. He married Karey Thompson, June 19, 2008 in Springtown. Jeff was a natural gas mechanic for over 30 years. Jeff was preceded in death by brother, Joe Dewayne Thompson in 1981. Survivors include; wife, Kar ey Thompson of Springtown; daughters, Amanda Thompson Haynes and husband Preston, Stephanie Garrett and husband, James, all of Weatherford; sons, Jerad Thompson and husband, Cody Henderson of Ft. Worth, Cody Thompson of Springtown; two grandsons and a granddaughter; parents, Wayne and Nell Thompson of Weatherford.

by carla noah stutsman Two Azle residents and four from Springtown were among 25 individuals indicted on 26 criminal charges by a Parker County Grand Jury Thursday, March 6. • Eva Dianne Kramolis, 54, of Azle, was indicted for driving while intoxicated, third or more, a third-degree felony. • Terrence Donald Lanfear, 57, of Azle, was indicted for driving while intoxicated, third or more, a third-degree felony. • Ralph Matthew Janics, 46, of Springtown, was indicted for driving while intoxicated, third or more, a third-degree felony. • Rachelle Deann Martin, 23, of Springtown, was indicted for aggravated robbery, a firstdegree felony. • John Lindsey Meeker II, 31, of Springtown, was indicted for theft, less than $1,500 enhanced

with two or more prior theft convictions, a state jail felony. • James Joseph Reed, Jr., 56, of Springtown, was indicted for assault family violence (choking), as well as for assault family violence enhanced, both third-degree felonies. Individuals also indicted but who do not live in the immediate area include: • Joe Luis Arevalo, Jr., 25, of Weatherford, was indicted for assault family violence (choking), a third-degree felony. • Michael Balderas, 25, of Keller, was indicted for theft of property $1,500-$20,000, a state jail felony. • Rodney Franklin Clinkscale, 39, of Weatherford, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 4, 28-200 grams, a thirddegree felony. • Bridgette Elaine Covington,

27, of Alvarado, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram, a state jail felony. • Ryan Edward Cox, 23, of White Settlement, was indicted for aggravated robbery, a firstdegree felony. • Sherry Diane Fontaine, 50, of Wylie, was indicted for driving while intoxicated, third or more, a third-degree felony. • Clifford Wayne Garner, 54, of Weatherford, was indicted for driving while intoxicated, third or more, a third-degree felony. • Christopher Michael Greenleaf, 33, of Mineral Wells, was indicted theft, less than $1,500 enhanced with two or more prior theft convictions, a thirddegree felony. • J.W. Hancock, Jr., 53, of Weatherford, was indicted for possession of a controlled sub-

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Several meet records fall at POJO Relays Springfield lowers both hurdling marks

by MARK K. cAMPbeLL One day of the POJO Relays was nice and the next not as nice. But hometown athletes and visitors alike tore up the event, setting several meet records March 21-22. While the boys varsity was on the way to winning its event, four Springtown athletes set new POJO Relays records: • Dillon Springfield – 110-meter hurdles (14.95 seconds) and 300 hurdles (39.54) • Benji Brokenshire – pole vault (14 feet, 6 inches, raising his own record by an inch) • Chanse Lee – long jump Porcupine Dillon Springfield lowered the 110-meter and (21-3.75) the 300-meter POJO Relays hurdling records at this • Kolyn Waldrop – discus year’s event. Photo by Mark K. Campbell (164-3)

Lee and Waldrop shone, yet despite their exceptional efforts, they did not win gold medals as Springfield and Brokenshire did. Lee and Waldrop took silvers. The long jump pit saw several POJO Relays marks tumble. In the boys competition, Nicolas Foster of Keller Fossil Ridge set the new distance leap at 22-6. The bronze winner, Biren Clardy of Mineral Wells sailed 21-2.5, also farther than the previous relay record of 21-1.5 by a Brewer jumper in 2011. In the girls varsity long jump, the old mark was 17-2.5 by a Springtown’s Shelbi Meek waits for the baton. The Lady Brewer girl in 2011. Porcupines took second in the 4x200-meter relay at the PLEASE SEE SHS, PAGE 7A. POJO Relays. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Lady Porcupines split district softball contests SHS 2-2 as end of 1st round of 6-3A play nears Springtown High School’s softball team stayed at .500 in district play. First came a 10-0 victory over Lake Worth in a game highlighted by a no-hitter from star starter Kelsey Huff. Meanwhile, SHS scored six runs in the third inning at home to send the Lady Frogs packing. A 10-3 loss on the road March 25 at Mineral Wells followed. Coach Amy Balke said four Lady Porcupines collected hits: Gabby Casanova, Kaitlyn Hill, Jasmine Ricks,and Mary Anne Sayles. The Lady Rams scored five runs early, in the first inning. Springtown got one back in the second and two more in the sixth but the deficit was too great. The first round of 6-3A play ends Friday at home against Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis. In the second round of district action, the Lady Porcupines will travel three times out The Lady Porcupines won one district game with a no-hitter before falling at Mineral of five games: to Kennedale, Kelsey Huff is leading the Lady Porcupines from the hill Wells after a slow start there. Photo by Mark K. Campbell Lake Worth, and Diamond Hill. and in the batter’s box. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

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First-year Porcupine baseball River Oaks team rallied. coach Stan Gideon got his iniSpringtown is 1-2 while Lake tial 6-3A win when Springtown Worth and Diamond Hill-Jarvis (8-10, 1-2) defeated Lake Worth are tied in the cellar at 0-3. March 21, E v e r y 6-4. remaining ImmediDistrict 6-3A Standings game for ately after the PorcuKennedale 3-0 the Bullfrog pines is a Mineral Wells 3-0 game, SHS district afCastleberry 2-1 traveled to fair. StephenS H S Springtown 1-2 ville for a hosts DiaDiamond Hill-Jarvis 0-3 non-district mond Hill Lake Worth 0-3 game and on March lost 12-0. 28 then facBack in es powerful 6-3A play March 25 at Miner- Kennedale on April 4 to end the al Wells, the Rams topped the first round of 6-3A play. Porcupines 5-1. Junior varsity – The PorcuMineral Wells and Kennedale pine JV has put up a shining share the top spot in the district 11-3 record so far this season. standings at 3-0. That mark includes a perCastleberry sits at 2-1 – the fect 4-0 record in district play same Lions club that SHS led including thwarting a Mineral 4-1 entering the fifth inning Wells rally and beating the A big victory over Lake Worth not only gave SHS its first 6-3A win of the season, but catapulted Springtown up the district standings. Photo by Mark K. Campbell back on March 18 before the Rams 4-3 March 25.

Springtown High School golfers began district play. The boys sat in third place after the first round of action with a tally of 440. Trey Skaggs paced SHS with a score of 95. Next came Cody Croft (113), Tyler Plato and Jerry Lilo (116), and Brawner (137). The girls were led by Abbi Hatton’s 112. She was followed by Rachael Rayford (115), Kaylon Cremeen (122), Michala Rodriguez (134), and Jimmie Gee (143) for a total of 483. Earlier, the teams played at Cross Timbers GC in Azle. The boys shot a 415 – Croft (94), Lilo (100), Aiden Feder (102), Logan Lackey (119), and Connor Kelley (129). The girls fired a 492 – Hatton (103), Rayford (129), Gee and Cremeen (130), and Rodriguez (133).


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POJO Relays Springtown HS March 21-22, 2014 VARSITY GIRLS Shot put – 2. Kylie Hornback, 324.5. Long jump – 5. Brooke Dauen hauer,15-11. Triple jump – 1. Savannah Sut ton, 34-10; 5. Kendyl Dean, 3210.75; 6. Kelly Boyett, 32-1. 4x100 – 3. Savannah Sutton, Jocelyn Pando, Kendyl Dean, Shelbi Meek, 53.22. 100 – 1. Savannah Sutton, 12.94. 4x200 – 2. Savannah Sutton, Kendyl Dean, Jocelyn Pando, Shelbi Meek, 1:52.77. 200 – 6. Brandy Branson, 28.22. 4x400 – 6. Kristine Camacho, Kendyl Dean, Brandy Branson, Shelbi Meek, 4:26.05. TEAM (9): 1. Saginaw, 144; 2. Keller Fossil Ridge, 94; 3. Min eral Wells, 81; 4. Graham, 80; 5. Springtown, 68; 6. Saginaw Ch isholm Trail, 57; 7. Lake Worth, 52; 8. Boyd, 24; 9. Castleberry, 19. JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS Discus – 4. Victoria Waldrop, 822. High jump – 3. Ashton Weaver, 4-4. Triple jump – 1. Taylor Ervin, 329; 5. Harley Phares, 29-4. Long jump – 6. Chanae Richardson-Pitts, 13-6. 3200 – 1. Sharaia Stout, 14:12.28. 4x100 – 2. Bailey Willett, Taylor Ervin, Kirsten Alexander, Jessica Schneider, 55.79. 100 – 2. Jessica Schneider, 13.95. 4x200 – 2. Bailey Willett, Taylor Ervin, Kristen Alexander, Jessica Schneider, 1:58:52. 200 – 1. Ashton Weaver, 28.44. 4x400 – 2. N/A. 4:41.42. TEAM (11): 1. Saginaw, 125; 2. Springtown, 111; 3. Keller Fos sil Ridge/Graham, 66; 5. Mineral Wells, 63; 6. Lake Worth, 49; 7. Lake Country, 36; 8. Boyd, 29; 9. Saginaw Chisholm Trail, 28; 10. Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis, 16; 11. Castleberry, 11. VARSITY BOYS Pole vault – 1. Benji Brokenshire, 14-6. Shot put – 3. Kolyn Waldrop, 464.5. Discus – 2. Kolyn Waldrop, 1643. Triple jump – 6. Richard Najera, 39-10.5. Long jump – 2. Chanse Lee, 213.75; 4. Richard Najera, 20-8.25. 4x100 – 2. Ricardo Reynoso, Mykeal Cummings, Evan Glesne, Tyler Farris, 44.57. 110 hurdles – 1. Dillon Springfield, 14.95. 100 – 2. Evan Glesne, 11.58. 4x200 – 1. Mykeal Cummings, Chanse Lee, Evan Glesne, Tyler Farris, 1:32.83. 400 – 1. Mateo Herrera, 52.77; 5. Ricardo Reynoso, 53.76. 300 hurdles – 1. Dillon Spring field, 39.54. 200 – 2. Chanse Lee, 22.55; 3. Tyler Farris, 22.77. 4x400 – 1. Ricardo Reynoso, Chanse Lee, Mateo Herrera, Dil lon Springfield, 3:33.02. TEAM (10): 1. Springtown, 147; 2. Boyd, 98; 3. Graham, 80; 4. Mineral Wells, 73; 5. Saginaw, 71.66; 6. Keller Fossil Ridge, 70; 7. Saginaw Chisholm Trail, 55; 8. Lake Worth, 14.33; 9. Lake Coun-

try, 8; 10. Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis, 3. JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS Pole vault –1. Wriley Russell, 100. Shot put – 6. Caleb Chesney, 380. High jump – 1. Austin Chenault, 5-8; 5. (T) Jared Green, Books Pennington, 5-4. Triple jump – 3. Books Penning ton, 39-0. Long jump – 2. Zach Burton, 199; 5. Austin Chenault, 19-4. 3200 – 6. Luis Martinez, 14.11.94. 4x100 – 4. Jacob Deskins, Jona than Chavez, Austin Chenault, Blake Sanders, 47.13. 100 – 4. Austin Chenault, 11.96; 5. Blake Sanders, 12.06. 400 – 2. Caleb Chesney, 56.36; 3. Zach Burton, 56.69. 200 – 1. Austin Chenault, 24.34. 4x400 – 2. Zach Burton, Jacob Deskins, Caleb Chesney, Jared Green, 3:46.06. TEAM (9): 1. Keller Fossil Riege, 109; 2. Saginaw, 101; 3. Saginaw Chisholm Trail, 100; 4. Springtown, 94; 5. Graham, 47; 6. Min eral Wells, 41; 7. Boyd, 28; 8. Lake Country/Lake Worth, 25.


Bullfrog Relays Lake Worth HS March 20, 2014 8TH GIRLS Shot put – 4. Kristina Sanchez, 31-3. 2400 – 5. Maddie Diaz, 10:38.74. 4x100 – 3. Mindy Mullens, Lexi Phomthisane, Haylee Klein, Ally son Barrow, 56.85. 800 – 6. Jazzmyne Mannin, 3:09.71. 100 hurdles – 4. Aubra Young, 19.6; 6. Haylee Klein, 19.89. 100 – 5. Allyson Barrow, 14.28. 4x200 – 5. Karlee Eddy, Hannah Downes, Kiersten Williams, Ally son Barrow, 2:03.78. 400 – 2. Lexi Phomthisane, 1:05.72. 300 hurdles – 6. Hanna Turman, 1:01.94. 1600 – 5. Maddie Diaz, 6:30.82. 4x400 – 2. Jazzmyne Mannin, Kassidy Sugg, Hannah Turman, Lexi Phomthisane, 4:51.72. TEAM (5): 1. Azle, 309.5; 2. Irma Marsh, 148.5; 3. Springtown, 57; 4. Collins, 53; 5. Creekview, 43. 7TH GIRLS Shot put – 4. Rachel Hellam, 2510.5. High jump – 4. Peyton Yates, 4-0. 2400 – 1. Taylor Cox, 10:35; 2. Meleah Pineda, 11:13.11. 800 – 3. Vanessa Murillo, 3:03.04. 4x100 – 2. Samantha Wann, Taylor Smith, Vanessa Murillo, Mad die Owens, 57.99. 100 hurdles – 2. Megan Green, 19.95; 4. Bailey Harmon, 21.05. 100 – 4. Samantha Wann, 14.68. 400 – 3. Vanessa Murillo, 1:14.71; 5. Natalie Conner, 1:18.21. 4x200 – 3. Kayla Levesque, Sa mantha Adams, Brittany Naron, Bailey Harmon, 2:10.85.

300 hurdles – 2. Bailey Harmon, 1:00.04; 6. Megan Green, 1:05.27. 1600 – 1. Taylor Cox, 6:41.13; 3. Meleah Pineda, 7:06.52. 200 – 4. Brittany Naron, 32.41. 4x400 – 2. Maddie Owens, Kayla Levesque, Brittany Naron, Taylor Cox, 5:10.42. TEAM (5): 1. Azle, 287; 2. Springtown, 130; 3. Irma Marsh, 78; 4. Creekview, 62; 5. Collins, 47. 8TH BOYS Pole vault – 2. Ethan Adams, 8-6; 6. Dakota Boughan, 7-0. High jump – 3. Pryce Morgan, 4-10: 4. (T) Nelson Valle-Delgado, 4-10. Triple jump – 2. Eric Antonucci, 32-9; 4. Logan Jones, 32-2.5. 2400 – 2. Angel Lopez, 8:22.38; 5. Charles Crume, 9:45.12. 4x100 – 5. Eric Antonucci, Lane Hill, Guillermo Pando, Pryce Mor gan, 49.97. 800 – 2. Josh Miller, 9:22.3. 110 hurdles – 6. Ashton Watson, 19.11. 100 – 3. Pryce Morgan, 12.94; 6. Guillermo Pando, 13.49. 4x200 – 4. Nelson Valle-Delgado, Montana Harthcock, Ashton Wat son, Logan Jones, 1:47.88. 400 – 3. Ethan Adams, 1:02.71; 4. Eric Antonucci, 1:04.11. 300 hurdles – 4. Josh Miller, 49.74. 1600 – 1. Angel Lopez, 5:22.95. 200 – 1. Nelson Valle-Delgado, 25.89. 4x400 – 2. Eric Antonucci, Logan Jones, Pryce Morgan, Nelson Valle-Delgado, 4:08.26. TEAM (5): 1. Azle, 194.33; 2. Springtown, 115.33; 3. Collins, 114; 4. Creekview, 101.33; 5. Irma Marsh, 73. 7TH BOYS Shot put – 1. Cesar Quintero, 32-6. Discus – 2. Cesar Quintero, 780.75; 5. Zach Payne, 70-1.5; 6. Bowden Bond, 69-3.5. Long jump – 2. Adam Aguirre, 15-7.25; 3. Sawyer Drewry, 155.5; 4. Cody Akers, 15-4.75. High jump – 1. Christian Morales, 5-2. Triple jump – 4. Sawyer Drewry, 31-7; 5. Cody Akers, 30-9. 2400 – 2. Hugo Escobar, 9:23.67. 4x100 – 3. Sawyer Drewry, Cody Akers, Brady Rhodes, Adam Aguirre, 51.57. 800 – 6. Fernando De Los Santos, 2:42.18. 110 hurdles – 4. Zach Payne, 20.48. 100 – 3. Cody Akers, 13.03; 5. Sawyer Drewry, 13.38. 4x200 – 2. Adam Aguirre, Sawyer Drewry, Brady Rhodes, Christian Morales, 1:52.42. 400 – 1. Christian Morales, 1:01.49; 6. Gumercindo Meraz, 1:09.68. 300 hurdles – 5. Zach Payne, 53.68. 1600 – 3. Hugo Escobar, 5:57.9. 200 – 2. Adam Aguirre, 27.17. 4x400 – 2. Gumercindo Meraz, Fernando De Los Santos, Cody Akers, Christian Morales, 4:28.07. TEAM (5): 1. Azle, 163; 2. Springtown, 147; 3. Creekview, 127; 4. Collins, 118; 5. Irma Marsh, 48.

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The Lady Porcupines’ soccer season ended at Azle March 18. Waiting for a corner kick on the Hornet Field pitch are SHS’ Allison Neely (13), Lizbeth Melendez (10), and Ally Cordell ( 21). Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Tennis squads win in Glen Rose and Ft. Worth The Springtown High School tennis teams competed in split squad action. In Glen Rose, SHS took the first place plaque in the Dick Conte Invitational March 21. Half of SHS’ 14 athletes won medals there: • Amanda Glover – 1st, girls singles • Parker DeLano-Rayana Havens – 2nd, girls doubles • Jacob Matthews-Garrison Trichel – 3rd, boys doubles • J Hicks-Peter Schneider – boys double consolation champs Also collecting wins on the

day were Tanner Morgan and Lauren Brouhard-Kirsten McDonald. Glover has won 5-of-6 singles matches this season, coach Ron Elston noted. Matthews and Trichel are both “fast rising” freshmen. Former wrestler Schneider has earned the nickname “All Day and All Nighter” for “relentless practice regimens,” the coach said. Other Springtown athletes ventured to the McLeland Tennis Center in Fort Worth. There, Justin Minter finished fourth in boys singles.

Amber Benton was also fourth, in girls singles. Savannah Sutton and Kolyn Waldrop teamed up in mixed doubles and took fourth. Coleman White was a boys singles quarterfinalist as was the combo of Hayden Nettleton-Dylan Ray in boys doubles and Michelle Padilla in girls singles. Caleb Whiteman-Chandler Wright were consolation finalists in mixed play. Johnathan Chandler reached the consolation finals, too. Tyler Cantrell-Luis Martinez picked up a victory at TCU.

SHS to be site of district meet April 9-10 n SHS, FROM PAGE 6A.

That was passed three times – by Markia Sanders of Saginaw (18-0.25); Tatyana Flannigan of Fossil Ridge (17-11.5), and Tiffany Roberts (17-4.5), also from Fossil Ridge. Other non-SHS athletes set new records, too. Mineral Wells high jumper Rascellis Williams’ 6-7 leap broke an old Wichita Falls Hirschi mark by three inches. Boyd’s Dalton Stidham sped to a 40.75 in the 110 hurdles but was second to Springtown’s Springfield. Waldrop finished second in the discus to Mike Freeze of Graham whose 166-3 hurl

broke a prior mark of 159-1 by a Haltom thrower last year. The boys varsity easily outpointed Boyd and eight other visiting schools. Mateo Herrera again was untouchable in the 400, winning this time in a smoking 52.77. He also ran the third leg of the gold-winning 4x400 relay behind Ricardo Reynoso and Lee and ahead of Springfield. The latter was untouchable in the hurdle races. He won the 110 event by almost half a second – 14.95 to 15.32 – en route to the new POJO Relays mark. Graham’s Ben Davis, now a future TCU quarterback, held the previous fastest meet record


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h-oh. I clearly had chugged too much sweet tea and the church small group meeting was just beginning. This was nothing new; church folk bring food and drink and it gets consumed at very unbiblical paces at times. I am highly skilled at this. The 22-minute DVD lesson began. It was about Joseph and forgiving or something like that, but I had more pressing concerns. It’s always bad form to just get up in the middle of a church lesson, even if Max Lucado is lecturing from a TV screen. Another problem was that I knew that there would be discussion afterward then we’d break up into small prayer groups. More time delays... And – always! – within this sort of piecemeal gathering there’s somebody who is a professional, Old Testament

prayer sort, full of “beseeches” and “verilys” and scads of “thees” and “thous.” They are PPPs: professional pray persons. Some Christians are astounding at praying for “hedges of protection” and donning “armor of God” and a slew of other groovy phrases snatched from the Good Book. Not me. In fact, I was recently chastised for my meal prayer – which has been the same for decades. Dear Lord: Thank You for our safety and good fortune. Please keep watch over our family, friends, and troops. Thank You for this food. In Christ’s name, Amen. I always felt that covered it. It’s sincere and honest and keeps the hamburgers from getting cold. (The first thing I learned in journalism was two words: Be Concise. Everything can be shorter. [Prayers are not journalism, however. Clearly.])

My just-fine prayer, I was informed, in Christian love by the Bride, was perhaps a bit rote. Maybe I should mix it up a bit, I was informed. Perhaps try somedifferent ON YOUR thing occasionally. MARK I’m not a big out-loud Mark K. Campbell prayer. When I was a kid in youth groups, I prayed silently often – to not be chosen to pray aloud. I’m fine praying verbally now, even if it’s a tad briefer than the pros. Usually, it’s the old folks who are PPPs, the guys and gals who sit in the back of whatever gathering is going on – the King-James-is-the-only-

real-Bible people – who will whip out elongated, flowery, dense praises and laments that can go on for a while. I have no doubt that they are sincere when they bring in detailed statements concerning “discernment” for politicians and helping the evil biased liberal media “see the light”. Then, there’s always the PPPs’ standby, the weather. How things are going outside is always a constant with the pros’ prose and their confined audience. Especially rain: either appreciative for recent rains – “Verily, we thank Thou!” – or pleading for absent rain – “We beseech Thee!” (That last prayer has been going on for about three years now.) So, anyway, after Max Lucado told us on the TV to be more forgiving, we chatted for a while. I remember nothing. All those cups of tea... Then came the breakout into smaller groups. Fortunately, I didn’t get the PPP. In a few minutes, all the other

groups had broken up and were milling about in the hallway (I eventually joined them after taking care of business) while the PPP was on fire with a series of Old School words and phrases. Now, there’s something kinda cool about an 80-year-old man who has been a member of the same church for 70 years intoning concerns and thanks in a Shakespearian manner. There’s a poetry there, no doubt, and Spirit led, hopefully. But a lengthy prayer doesn’t work for all of us. Just like some of us are OK with the NIV or even – gasp! – The Message, we’re also OK with knowing that God knows our hearts and it might not be necessary to evoke every situation you can think of. Still, if you need to whip out some “verilys” and “begots” go for it. I’ll cut back on the tea. Mark K. Campbell is the Epigraph editor and once dared to take a Living Bible to Sunday School.

No, my Deer!


Letter to the editor Concerns about youth volleyball I thought this was for kids to have fun and learn to play volleyball. Apparently some parents think it’s all about winning and stacking all of the better playing girls on one team so that they can prepare for seventh grade. That is what is being done this season. According to the rules that were explained to the coaches: A coach can

“protect” their daughter from being chosen for another team. The commissioner this year has decided to coach. She has no daughters playing in the league. But she has taken it upon herself to “coach protect” three girls whom she says are like her daughters. Ironically these are some of the best sixth grade girls. After the draft on Sunday night, she then called my wife who is a coach as well, and wanted to “trade” my wife’s first pick because this girl’s mother might cause problems if she is not on the “right” team. If you are so worried about your

daughter being prepped for the next level, go play club ball and get professional coaches. Let the rest of the girls just have fun. Stacking one team with all of the best girls so they can win every game teaches them nothing. The commissioner should at least be setting the example and following the rules. What a joke. This used to be fun for the girls; now several don’t want to play and for obvious reasons coaches now don’t want to coach. Randy Harris Springtown

hen I was a young To make a long story short, we endbuck, I had vi- ed up with two dented cars and two sions of being apparently bruised deer that disapa chick magnet. peared into the trees and got to their Now, I didn’t use appointment with quite a story to tell. that terminolSeveral months ago, while driving ogy because it hadn’t been invented late on a rainy night, Mrs. Sweetie had yet. We had chicks, of course, and to straddle a deer carcass on the road. we had magnets, but we had not put Her van is really low to the ground those together in a phrase that means and it was quite an impact. While re“he attracts all the girls.” covering from the shock The girls I attracted were of the impact and trying to either in elementary school get pulled over, she didn’t or in the senior adult Sunsee a red light. To make a day School class, which long story short, she got a doesn’t do a lot for your ticket for the red light, but it teen heartthrob image, but was dismissed a week later really does make you feel when the police chief heard good and enhances your about the circumstances. image as a really nice guy. Life is full of adventures. Thirty years ago, I attractSome good and some… ed the chick now known not so much. There is as Mrs. Sweetie, so it all something about knowing worked out great. LIFE MATTERS that God is with us on the Yesterday after church journey that helps keep it and lunch, we were head- Gerry Lewis in perspective. “I am with ed home with visions of you always.” (Jesus, Mata Sunday nap dancing in our heads. thew 28:20). Our lives matter so much Mrs. Sweetie was driving. Fewer than to God that He does not want us to five miles from our house, a kamikaze travel solo. When we choose to foldeer decided that it must cross the road low Christ, He not only accompanies at that precise moment or it would be us, He leads us on the adventure. The late for a very important date. As I path is not always smooth, but as Corsaid something to the effect of, “No, rie ten Boom said, “When God leads you stupid deer,” Mrs. Sweetie tried to us on rocky paths, He gives us strong slow enough to avoid it without swerv- shoes.” ing off the road. She missed missing it I told Mrs. Sweetie that she is obviby about two feet. A solid impact on ously a deer magnet. And then I told the front driver’s side bumper sent her that’s how she got me. I’m not sure the deer tumbling. As my Mrs. pulled what she meant when she said, “Yes, over to the shoulder, I looked back to dear.” Azle resident Dr. Gerry Lewis is director of see if the deer had landed in the road. missions for the Harvest Baptist Association, I turned just in time to see the car which is headquartered in Decatur. He writes a behind us hit the second deer. blog at

Mounting responsibilities: Mary Custis Lee, Part 5


s Mary moved into the later stages of her life, it’s clear she refused to let her poor health keep her from tending to the needs of her family and friends. Always suffering from constant pain, she went about her life with an unwavering faith in God, a strong love and commitment to her husband and children, and a genuine desire to ease the pain and discomfort of those around her – even when their was seldom any relief for her own physical suffering. “During her idle time after the Civil War, which was rare, Arlington was foremost in her mind and she wondered if she would ever get to see her childhood home again. “The main difficulty Mary experienced while her husband was off fighting in the War with Mexico was the task of solely caring for all her children; however, the fact that they were back at Arlington made the task a bit easier. After the war, Mary was excited to learn Robert's next post was West Point; a blessing that meant the Lees would be close to Custis who was

now in his second year at the academy. “They were no sooner settled in their quarters in New York that Mary received word that her mother was dying. She immediately left for Arlington but didn’t arrive in time to bid her mother goodbye. Her mother’s passing left her father in deep mourning and Mary knew he was in no condition to see to the funeral arrangements and as she had so often done in the past, she squared her shoulders and took the heavy burden upon herself. She became a pillar of strength as the household fell apart. She was now the new Lady of Arlington. “Shortly after the funeral, Mary returned to West Point where she became popular among the cadets who enjoyed her doting and motherly affection. Some of the students she grew fond of included: Jeb Stuart, John Pegram, and Otis Howard. In 1854, she was pleased when Custis graduated first in his class from West Point. “By this time, Rooney was attending Harvard College, having failed to receive an appointment to West Point. No sooner had Mary fallen into a comfortable routine, the family

was uprooted once again as Robert accepted a field command in Texas. He dutifully escorted his family back to Arlington and prior to his departure, Mary's HISTORICAL father preHIGHLIGHTS sented him with George Laurie Moseley Wa s h i n g ton's service sword. It was during that visit that Robert noted the disarray of the Arlington finances and worked tirelessly to bring order to the books in the short amount of time he had before reporting to Texas. “When it was time for him to leave, he turned the task over to Mary and later wrote to her concerning her additional duties: ‘As regards your household arrangements & what concerns your father's comfort & welfare, as

well as your own, you must yourself act & not rely on him or wait on me.’ Not only was she raising the children and overseeing the household, she was now responsible for the finances of Arlington, as well as all of the other properties her father owned. “During that year, Mary's health deteriorated and she suffered more bouts of swelling, stiffness and pain. Walking became difficult and climbing the steps near impossible. Much of the time she was confined to her bed. But although her health was failing, she kept up current events, especially politics – it was an election year. Many topics were being debated, especially concerning slavery. She was still opposed to the institution, a view that was in disagreement with her husband which is evident in a letter he penned to her in December of that year: ‘… The blacks are immeasurably better off here than in Africa, morally, socially & physically. The painful discipline they are undergoing is necessary for their instructions as a race, & I hope will prepare & lead them to better things…’ “Mary made a difficult journey to

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the springs in Berkley hoping to find some relief from her pain and suffering. When she returned to Arlington, she found her father had taken quite ill. They had a few days together before he died on October 10 with Mary at his bedside. Robert immediately asked for, and was granted, two months leave to oversee his father-inlaw's estate. While Robert grappled with finances that included decades of poor financial decisions and poor record keeping, Mary, having stumbled upon her father's memoirs of his days growing up at Mount Vernon, organized the papers and arranged them into a book. Her crippling disease made the task difficult and painful, but she was persistent. “In 1859, she completed the project and it was published shortly thereafter under the title Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington, by his Adopted Son George Washington Parke Custis, with a Memoir of this Author by his Daughter. It received favorable reviews.” Laurie Moseley is an author, archeologist and historian who lives in Springtown. He is the director of Springtown’s Legends Museum.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014


DPS creates a center to protect children


he Texas Department of Public Safety on March 18 announced the creation of the Texas Crimes Against Children Center within the agency’s Texas Rangers Division. The stated goal is to protect children through the collection and dissemination of vital intelligence, investigative support and cooperation with victim-assistance counselors by “providing support to local, state and federal partners on investigations related to missing and exploited children, the trafficking of children, child abductions and other high-risk threats to children.” “The exploitation and human trafficking of children is a deplorable crime and it is critical that we use all available resources to keep them safe,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw.

Services on March 14 reported the presence of “influenza-like illness or institutional outbreaks in at least two but less than half the regions of the state with recent laboratory evidence of influenza in those regions.” And although “influenza laboratory data and influenza-like illness indicators have demonstrated a consistent decrease for the last several weeks,” influenza-like illness intensity “is still elevated throughout Texas” and 14 pediatric flu deaths have been confirmed in Texas this season. The state health department punctuated its report by encouraging “everyone six months old and older to get a dose of flu vaccine” for this season’s particular strains.

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Interim harges Ed Sterling care made Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who presides over the Senate, announced items for four standing committees to study and report on before the 2015 Legislature. The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services is to: Evaluate prescription drug abuse and strategies for reducing it; monitor initiatives to improve the quality and efficiency of Medicaid; monitor fraud, waste and abuse in Medicaid

and other health and human services programs; monitor the State Board of Dental Examiners’ ability to respond to complaints and reports of potential fraudulent activity; and monitor efforts to increase the transparency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. For the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence, charges include monitoring: (a) the implementation of laws passed in 2013 regarding criminal procedures related to children who commit certain Class C misdemeanors; (b) the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement; and (c) the state’s new electronic, digitized court filing system. The Senate Committee on Open Government is to “review the Texas Public Information Act to ensure that access to public records and information by the public remains fully transparent, but that governmental entities have the authority to protect the privacy interests of



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Here’s a new Muppet character suggestion: Snoozer Alas, here’s another sequel that sadly lives up to the Second Movie Theory: the predecessor is usually better. While the Movie Man wasn’t blown away by the Muppets return in 2011 (Movie Man No. 958, a 6), this new one, the sequel, is certainly a lesser effort. About the film Muppets’ history goes way back – from early appearances on TV’s Sesame Street to the puppets shooting to the top of the pop culture zeitgeist in the 1970’s in a TV show that every major star of the day scrambled to be on. Movies followed, but, like plenty of fads through the years, the Muppet bloom faded. Then, a generation that grew up on the critters began harkening back nostalgically like all generations do. And there stood those happy, slightly wonky Muppets. Thirty-four-year old Jason Segal was one of those kids who watched the TV show as a boy. He was the primary impetus for the big screen revival. The rebirthed Muppets also clung to their low-rent Broadway song and dance numbers. That ’11 movie even won an Academy Award for Best Original Song with the witty “Man or Muppet.” Of course, it only had to beat out one tune, from the animated movie Rio (2011, MM #926, 4). Once there was a time when Best Song was a major battle, an era when a movie’s theme song was often a major pop hit. For many stretches of consecutive years, every Oscar winner for Best Original Song was also a big radio hit. From 1969-73: “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969, B.J. Thomas, No. 1 on the charts; “For All We Know” from Lovers and Other Strangers, 1970, the Carpenters, No. 3; “Theme from Shaft,” 1971, Isaac Hayes, No. 1; “The Morning After,” from The Poseidon Adventure, 1972, Maureen McGovern,

No. 1; and “The Way We Were” from The Way We Were, 1973, Barbra Streisand. An even more awesome stretch came in 1980-87: “Fame” from Fame, 1980, Irene Cara, No. 4; “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” from Arthur, 1981, Christopher Cross, No. 1; “Up Where We Belong” from An Offi cer and a Gentleman, 1982, Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes, No. 1; “Flashdance…What a Feeling: from Flashdance, 1983, Irene Cara, No. 1; “I Just Called to Say I Love You” from The Woman in Red, 1984, Stevie Wonder, No. 1; “Say You, Say Me” from White Nights, 1985, Lionel Richie, No. 1; “Take My Breath Away” from Top Gun, 1986, Berlin, No. 1; and “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing, 1987, Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes, No. 1. Today, few major songs from movies are hits, even though the most recent Best Song winner, “Let It Go” from Frozen, is an exception. The plot The Muppets, fresh off their 2011 movie, are encouraged to go on a world tour under the auspices of promoter Dominic (Ricky Gervais). But he plans on teaming up with evil Constantine – a dead ringer for Ker-

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Movie Man mit the Frog – and pulling off a great heist. Kermit gets arrested and sent to a Russian gulag overseen by Nadya (Tina Fey). His place in the Muppets’ troupe is taken by Constantine as the puppets tour foreign cities. Gervais and Constantine must collect hidden artifacts – a painting, a key, and a locket – before they can rob the Tower of London. So the Muppets “tour” a few major capitals where the evil duo gathers the items. Only a couple of Muppets suspect Kermit’s been replaced. Eventually, the real Kermit is rescued and the bad guys are thwarted with minor help from a French detective (Ty Burrell) and Muppet Sam the Eagle.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Parker County residential countywide cleanup day April 5 The Parker Countywide Cleanup is slated for Saturday, April 5 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at all precinct barns. All Parker County residents are encouraged to clean up their personal property and, if possible, form neighborhood groups now to tidy up and mow roadsides and public areas, and assist disabled persons in cleaning around their homes. The cleanup can be seen as an opportunity to meet neighbors and enhance the formation of networks throughout the county, which can actively sup-

port a number of worthwhile projects from crime watch to helping neighbors in need. Cleanup day is for private citizens, not commercial disposal. Residents are required to bring some form of proof of residency, as the cleanup is for Parker County residents only. Commissioners’ precinct barns will have areas or receptacles designated for the following items: • aluminum, iron, glass etc. • newspapers, cardboard • tires (rims removed)

• furniture/appliances • dried paint cans • lumber, limbs and brush • batteries, oil filters, and oil No fl ammable liquids, shingles, paint, or chemicals will be accepted. As a courtesy to workers, separate items and bag securely to speed unloading and reduce labor. They will not unload loose garbage. All Parker County residents may go to the closest collection site. Directions to precinct barns: Precinct 1 (Commissioner

George Conley, 817-220-7218) – 3000 Veal Station Road, south of Springtown Precinct 2 (Commissioner Craig Peacock, 817-594-4022) – 3033 FM Road 1885, Peaster Precinct 3 (Commissioner, Larry Walden, 817-594-0371) – 1111 FM 1189, Brock Precinct 4 (Commissioner Dusty Renfro, 817-596-0004) – 1320 Airport Road, Aledo For more information call your county precinct barn or the Parker County offi ce of Texas AgriLife Extension Service at (817) 598-6168.

PARKER COUNTY ARRESTS The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/ or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Parker County Jail during the week of March16-22. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 43-year-old Springtown man on March 17 for a commitment order for driving with an invalid license with previous convictions. As of March 24 he was held in the Parker County Jail with no bond set. A 37-year-old Azle woman was arrested by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on March 17 and charged with possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 3, less than 28 grams. She posted $1,000 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail the same day. Azle police arrested a 36-yearold Springtown woman on March 17 and charged her with theft of property, $50-$500. She posted $500 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 18. Springtown police arrested a 32-year-old Springtown woman on March 17 for active Springtown warrants for failure to appear in court, and failure to dim headlights. She posted $506 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 18. Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers arrested a 52-year-old Springtown man on March 17 and charged him with possession of marijuana, less than two ounces. He posted $750 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail on March 18. A 46-year-old Springtown woman was arrested on March 18 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a warrant for burglary of a habitation. As of March 24 she

was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bond. Springtown police arrested a 56-year-old Springtown man on March 18 and charged him with driving with an invalid license with previous convictions and no insurance. He also had an outstanding warrant for driving with an invalid license. He posted $1,692 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail later that day. A 27-year-old Azle woman was arrested by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on March 18 on a motion to revoke parole or probation for a previous charge of possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, less than one ounce. As of March 24 she was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 34-year-old Springtown man for a warrant for assault of a family or household member – impeding breathing or circulation. As of March 24 he was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. A 34-year-old Azle man was arrested on March 18 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies on a commitment order for a previous charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. As of March 24 he was held in the Parker County Jail without bond. Springtown police arrested a 44-year-old Springtown man on March 18 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 19. Michael Wade Reusch, 47, of Springtown was arrested March 19 by Texas DPS troopers and charged with DWI with an open alcohol container and unlawful

carrying of a weapon. He posted A 28-year-old Springtown $3,000 bond and was released woman was arrested on March from the Parker County Jail on 21 by Springtown police and March 20. charged with driving with an Parker County Sheriff’s invalid license with previous deputies arrested a 32-year-old convictions and no insurance. Springtown man on March 19 on She posted $750 bond and was a motion to adjudicate guilt for released from the Parker County a previous charge of assault. As Jail on the same day. of March 24 he was held in the Texas DPS arrested a 27-yearParker County Jail without bond. old Azle man on March 21 and A 46-year-old Azle man was charged him with possession of arrested on March 19 by Parker a controlled substance – penCounty Sheriff’s deputies and alty group 1, less than one gram charged with unlawful carrying and possession of marijuana, of a weapon. He posted $2,000 less than two ounces. He posted bond and was released from the $3750 bond and was released Parker County Jail fi ve hours from the Parker County Jail on later. March 22. Parker County Sheriff’s A 43-year-old Springtown deputies arrested a 38-year-old man was arrested on March Springtown man on March 20 21 by Parker County Sheriff’s and charged him with driving deputies for a warrant for cruwith an invalid license with pre- elty to non-livestock animals. vious convictions and no insur- As of March 24 he was held in ance. He posted $750 bond and the Parker County Jail in lieu of was released from the Parker $2,000 bond. County Jail on March 21. Parker County Sheriff’s depuGeorge Wesley Earl Ary, 44, ties arrested a 21-year-old Azle of Springtown was arrested on woman on March 22 for a TarMarch 21 by Texas DPS troop- rant county warrant for theft of ers and charged with DWI, pos- property, $50-$500. She was resession of marijuana – less than leased to Tarrant County authoritwo ounces, and evading arrest ties on March 24 or detention with a vehicle. As Justin Lee Downs, 21, of of March 24 he was held in the Springtown was arrested on Parker County Jail in lieu of March 22 for DWI. As of March $11,750 bond. 24 he was held in the Parker

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Conservation Current Current Level Level Status Lake Bridgeport 836.00 814.60 -21.40 Eagle Mountain Lake 649.10 641.85 -7.25 Richland-Chambers Res. 315.00 307.63 -7.37 Cedar Creek Lake 322.00 318.42 -3.58 Lake Arlington 550.00 546.56 -3.44 Lake Benbrook 694.00 688.50 -5.50 Lake Worth 594.00 590.63 -3.37 *Data provided by USGS March 25

Garden of Hope accepting registration The Garden of Hope Community garden is accepting registration for the 2014 growing season. The garden offers 4-by-8 foot raised beds with rich garden soil, free irrigation water, a central tool shed, wide paths with wheel chair access, a water fountain, a washout tub, and free parking. There will also be organic gardening tips and health education information available to gardeners. Registration kits are available at Hope Lutheran Church, Reno City Hall, Azle Chamber of Commerce, Azle Caring Community, Springtown Chamber of Commerce, Neighbor to Neighbors, and many local builder, feed, and garden supply stores. There is a fee of $25 for the entire growing season and all gardeners must provide their own seeds, plants, drip hoses, and tools. Ten percent of the produce will go to local food pantries and shelters. County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bond. Reno police arrested a 20-yearold Azle woman on March 22 for four active Reno warrants – two for failure to appear in court and two for speeding. As of March 24 she was held in the Parker County Jail in lieu of $1,186 bond. A 26-year-old Azle man was arrested on March 22 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a Tarrant County warrant for theft of property $50-$500. He was released to Tarrant County authorities on March 24.

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1227 Old Cottondale Road, Springtown, 817-220-7177 LAJUNTA BAPTIST 5207 E. Hwy. 199, LaJunta 817-221-3989 IGLESIA BAUTISTA HARVEST TIME APOSTOLIC Nueva Jerusalen 1 Block N. FM 2048 in Keeter 6640 Midway Rd., Springtown 817-433-8220 817-677-2907 ASSEMBLY OF GOD INDIAN OAKS PRIMITIVE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD BAPTIST CHURCH 114 Porter Drive, Azle 3229 Shawnee Trail, Lake Worth 817-237-4903 817-237-8441 FELLOWSHIP OF LAKE WORTH LAKE WORTH BAPTIST 4024 Dakota Trail, Lake Worth 4445 Hodgkins, Lake Worth 817-237-9433 817-237-4163 NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST 810 Goshen Rd, Springtown 6409 FM 730 S., Azle 817-523-4462 817-444-4311 OUTREACH OF LOVE METROPOLITAN BAPTIST Hwy. 199 W. at FM 2257, Azle 6051 Azle Ave., Fort Worth 817-221-2983 / 817-221-5760 817-237-2201 BAPTIST MIDWAY BAPTIST ASH CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH 4110 E. Hwy. 199, Springtown 300 South Stewart, Azle 817-221-LOVE 817-444-3219 NEW HOPE BAPTIST AGNES INDEPENDENT BAPTIST 782 New Hope Rd., Reno area 350 Agnes N., Springtown 817-221-2184 817-523-7271 NORTHWEST BAPTIST BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST 5500 Boat Club Rd., Lake Worth 408 S. Ash St., Springtown 817-237-6063 or 817-270-8476 817-220-4238 SILVER CREEK BAPTIST AZLE AVENUE BAPTIST 730 S. & Veal Station Rd., Azle 2901 Azle Ave., Fort Worth 817-444-2325 817- 626-5556 NEW BEGINNINGS BAPTIST CHURCH BRIAR FIRST BAPTIST 3605 Jacksboro Hwy., Azle West of FM 730 N. at sign, Briar 817-707-2741 817- 444-3484 PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST BROOKSHIRE BAPTIST FM 2048 and CR 4677, Boyd 114 Brookshire Ave., Azle 940-433-5477 817-237-0892 PRIMERA IGLESIA BAUTISTA CALVARY HEIGHTS BAPTIST 301 S. Stewart, Azle 1 block off Hwy. 199, 817-523-0074 east of David’s Patio, SPRINGTOWN BAPTIST TEMPLE Springtown, 817-221-2241 201 J. E. Woody Rd., Springtown 817-523-0376 CENTRAL BAPTIST 4290 Old Agnes Road - 817-594-5918 UNION BAPTIST CHURCH 3451 Sarra Lane, Springtown CHRISTWAY BAPTIST 817-613-1441 7673 West Hwy. 199, Agnes 817-220-9133 or 817-220-3581 WALNUT CREEK BAPTIST 220 W. Reno Rd. in Reno CLEAR FORK BAPTIST Corner of FM 730 & Ragle Rd., Weather- 817-221-2110 ford, 817-594-1154 WEST PARKWAY BAPTIST 836 NW Parkway, Azle COTTONWOOD CREEK BAPTIST 817-444-3752 10905 Jacksboro Hwy., Fort Worth 817-238-8269 817- 237-8113 BIBLE CROSSWAY BAPTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY BIBLE FELLOWSHIP 1355 Northwest Pkwy., Azle 1405 Reynolds Rd., Reno 817-691-0000 817-444-7117 CROSSROADS BAPTIST CHURCH CROSSING FELLOWSHIP Corner of FM 730 South & FM 1886 1177 Southeast Parkway, Azle 817-270-8476 817-381-5888 · 817-381-5808 EAGLE MOUNTAIN BAPTIST NORTHWEST BIBLE CHURCH 8780 Eagle Mtn. Circle, Azle 5025 Jacksboro Hwy., Fort Worth 817-237-4135 817-624-2111 FAITH BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP SOLID ROCK BIBLE CHURCH 1411 Carter Road, Springtown 591 S. Reno Rd., Springtown 817-220-5828 817-221-3444 FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH CATHOLIC 171 Green Branch Road, Weatherford HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC 817-454-4582 800 Highcrest Dr., Azle FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF AZLE 817-444-3063 1017 Boyd Road CHRISTIAN 817-444-4828 THE CHURCH AT AZLE FIRST BAPTIST CASTLE HILLS 1801 S. Stewart, Azle 401 Beverly Rd., Azle 817-444-9973 817-237-3891 AZLE CHRISTIAN FIRST BAPTIST LAKE WORTH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST) 700 Charbonneau Tr., 117 Church St., Azle west side of Effie Morris Elementary 817-444-3527 817-237-2624 AZLE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP FIRST BAPTIST LAKESIDE 35 West Forty Estates., Azle 8801 Jacksboro Hwy., Lakeside 817-688-3339 817-237-8113 CENTRAL CHRISTIAN FIRST BAPTIST BRIAR 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford 6 miles N. of Azle on FM 730 817-594-3043 817-444-3484 FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH FIRST BAPTIST COTTONDALE 4th & Main, Paradise 1 block N. of FM 2123, Cottondale GREATER VISION FELLOWSHIP 940-433-5539 1801 S. Stewart St., Azle FIRST BAPTIST PEASTER 817-825-0485 FM 920 in Peaster LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN 817-596-8805 FELLOWSHIP FIRST BAPTIST POOLVILLE 404 Main St., Azle 1 block W. of FM 920, Poolville 817-308-2557 817-594-3916 THE ABBEY CHURCH FIRST BAPTIST SPRINGTOWN 10400 Jacksboro Hwy., Azle 5th & Main Street, Springtown 817-238-1404 817-523-7011 VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST 737 Boyd Rd., Azle 801 Friendship Rd., 9½ miles S. of 817-444-LOVE Springtown off Hwy. 51 S. 817-594-5940 or 817-599-4917 WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN CENTER 1¼ mi. S. of LaJunta FUNDAMENTAL BAPTIST 817-677-2577 5th & Main in Springtown 817-523-5477 CHURCH OF CHRIST GRACE BAPTIST AZLE CHURCH of CHRIST 3 miles N. of Springtown on Hwy. 51 336 NW Parkway across from Radio Tower 817-444-3268 HERITAGE BAPTIST CHURCH BRIAR CHURCH of CHRIST 3577 FM 51 N., Weatherford 109 W.N. Woody Rd. 817-564-3946 (½ block west of FM 730 N. in Briar) HILLTOP FAMILY CHURCH 817-444-7102

MIDWAY CHURCH of CHRIST 6400 Midway Rd. 817-221-2107 NEWSOME MOUND ROAD CHURCH of CHRIST 1460 Newsome Mound Rd. 817-677-3290 NORTHWEST CHURCH of CHRIST 6059 Azle Ave., Fort Worth 817-237-1205 POOLVILLE CHURCH of CHRIST West of FM 920 in Poolville 817-594-4182 SOUTHSIDE CHURCH of CHRIST 130 W. Bradshaw Lane, Springtown 817-221-2799 SPRINGTOWN CHURCH of CHRIST Just west of Hwy. 51 North 817-523-4419 TRI-COUNTY CHURCH of CHRIST 525 Hwy. 199 W., Springtown 817-538-8209

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BETTER LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH 3131 E. Hwy 199, Spt 817-677-2300 CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY Specializing in Family Eyecare CHURCH 2233 Hwy 199 East, Springtown Therapeutic Optometrist 817-221-LIFE (5433) FAMILY CHURCH 9 miles S. of Springtown on Hwy. 51 601 B 817-599-7655 NW Pkwy • Azle FOUNTAIN OF FAITH 4397 E. Hwy 199, Springtown 817-304-4739 GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH CHURCH OF GOD ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH of GOD 2964 W. Hwy 114, Paradise 940-969-2427 4800 East Hwy. 199, Suite 7 Springtown, 817-677-3208 HARVEST FOR CHRIST CHURCH CHURCH OF GOD of LAKESIDE 1108 NW Parkway (Hwy 199), Azle 9500 Confederate Park Rd. (FM 1886) 817-740-5774 817-237-5500 or 817-237-7837 THE HOUSE OF PRAYER EPISCOPAL 1356 Reno Rd., Springtown Celebrating over 25 years in business ST. ANNE’S EPISCOPAL 817-221-2551 6055 Azle Ave., Fort Worth JUBILEE HOUSE 817-237-1888 11210 Hwy. 199 W., Poolville AZLE PROVIDENCE REFORMED 817-271-8008 EPISCOPAL 405 Bowie Dr., Weatherford LIBERTY LIGHTHOUSE Rodney Gatlin, D.C. 817-596-7476 120 S. Main St., Springtown 400 Boyd Court ST. ELISABETH EPISCOPAL 817-523-0222 5910 Black Oak Lane, River Oaks OASIS CHRISTIAN CENTRE 817-739-0504 CHURCH & HEALING SCHOOL GOSPEL 1121 S.E. Parkway, Azle CENTRAL FULL GOSPEL POWERHOUSE OF PRAISE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH 3009 Delaware Tr., Lake Worth 1649 S.E. Parkway, Azle 817-237-7919 817-319-7364 JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S BRANDED CROSS COWBOY CHURCH WITNESSES 3282 FM 2048, Boyd 76023 212 Pearson Lane, Azle 817-221-2242 940-636-9158 LUTHERAN SECRET PLACE MINISTRIES GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN 112 Optimist Rd., Springtown (MISSOURI SYNOD) 682-229-1433 1313 SE Parkway, Azle SPRINGTOWN 7TH DAY 817-237-4822 ADVENTIST HOPE LUTHERAN (ELCA) Hwy. 199 4 miles west of Springtown Equipment and Labor 4795 Hwy. 199, Reno GOSPEL GATHERING FELLOWSHIP 817-221-HOPE 7315 Silver Creek Rd at Flatrock Rd, Azle Quality Service with NO Service Call Fee! METHODIST 817-313-1793 BOYD UNITED METHODIST Locally Owned & Operated GOSPEL WAY COWBOY CHURCH FM 730 North in Boyd 420 Jaybird Ln. (FM 2257/ Hwy 199) 940-433-5334 EAGLE MT. UNITED METHODIST Springtown, 817-225-8755 7955 Reed Rd., Azle LIGHTHOUSE HARBOR CHURCH Call for Details 817-444-0226 1960 Long Circle, Pelican Bay FIRST UNITED METHODIST 817-444-3547 200 Church St., Azle JESUS NAME HOUSE OF PRAYER 817-444-3323 TACL #B00028986E 2813 E. Hwy. 199, LIGHTHOUSE FELLOWSHIP third drive past Boyd Feed Store 7200 Robertson Rd., Fort Worth 817-237-2758 817-221-4426 SILVER CREEK NEW LIFE FAMILY FELLOWSHIP UNITED METHODIST 525 W. Hwy. 199, Springtown 2200 Church Rd., Azle 817-523-2045 817-444-1382 NEW LIGHTED WAY FIRST UNITED METHODIST 624 Harbor Dr. Circle, Azle Hwy. 51 N & 3rd Street, Springtown 817-444-1577 817-523-7874 NORTHWEST TEMPLE OF PRAISE GARVIN UNITED METHODIST 3 miles West of Boyd on C.R. 4699 6781 Jacksboro Hwy., Lake Worth POOLVILLE UNITED METHODIST PRECIOUS FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH 1 block W. of FM 920 8601 Hwy. 199 @ Vance Godbey’s (behind Poolville Post Office) SPIRIT FILLED CHURCH 817-599-3601 603 SE Parkway, Azle THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS 817-444-3058 THE HOUSE OF PRAYER (THE MORMONS) 1356 Reno Rd., Springtown THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST 817-221-2551 OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS UNIVERSAL LIGHT OF CHRIST 1010 Timberoaks, Azle 6117 Graham St., Lake Worth 817-237-5075 817-881-3889 PENTECOSTAL REAL FAMILY FELLOWSHIP GRACE CHAPEL 202 Pearson Lane, Azle UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH AMERICAN STANDARD - GOODMAN 3508 Shawnee Trail, Lake Worth 817-677-5963 817- 237-4844 SOULS HARBOR IGLESIA CRISTIANA JUDA 11701 Jacksboro Hwy., Azle 1649 S.E. Parkway, Azle 817-726-2065 TACLB021367C PRESBYTERIAN WESTERN HARVEST GRACE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN FELLOWSHIP CENTER 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford 6577 Old Springtown Rd., Weatherford 817-594-2744 817-523-2855 or 817-995-9087 ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN SHEPHERD’S HEART CHURCH CHURCH OF FORT WORTH 14435 FM 730 N • Azle Meeting at Northwest YMCA 940-577-1954 5315 Boat Club Road, Fort Worth 817-989-9800 WESTERN STAR COWBOY CHURCH CONVENANT ORTHODOX 790 CR 3696 • Springtown PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 817-880-5488 “Everyone otta know an Auto Pro”

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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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001 Air Conditioning/Heating AIR WORKS BY SCOTT. A/C & Heating Service and installation, residential & mobile homes, Honest and Fair. TACLB017017E. 817-7248680 Boyd, TX.

006 Asphalt Paving

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Seal Coating, Pot Hole Repairs, Crack Filling 817-907-7410 • 817-221-2125 008 Autos, Trucks Get rid of those yard cars, as well as good used cars. Arvin 817-9258768.

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.

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.

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

009 Auto Repair Service

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.

014 Campers & Trailers RV for Sale: 2010 Dutchman Sport, excellent condition, 30 ft., 30 amp, sleeps 7-9, self-contained, bumper pull, lots more to see. Email pics available. $10,000. 817-220-5028.


Carports and Patio Covers. All steel construction. Off-duty firefighter. 817-925-0922.

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Combo (Azle & Springtown) Only $8.00! Over 16 words, add 20 cents per word • Discounted rates for additional insertions available if no weeks are skipped and words do not change • Boxed display ads also available (All ads must be paid in advance unless you have previously established credit)


2 Prime Spaces in Azleland Memorial Park Cemetery, $1,500 firm for both. For information call 817-360-8475.

MARCH 29TH at 10:00 AM 8205 Highway 199 West, Springtown (6.5 miles West of Springtown High School)

2 cemetery plots located at Azleland Memorial Park. If interested, call 817-237-7705.

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 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.

019 Cement Work ART’S CONCRETE. All types of concrete: foundations, driveways, patios, sidewalks, etc. Free Estimates. 20 years experience. 469-348-6379. Allen Chesney Concrete All Types of Concrete Work Residential - Commercial Foundations, driveways, sand, gravel, demolition, haul-off, retaining walls 817-271-4541


Kiley Chesney Construction




Dump Truck Hauling



Sand, Dirt & Gravel Qualified Family Business Since 1938

☺ All types materials delivered ☺ Excavation—Final Grade—Demolition We Shape the World to Fit Your Needs! You have a Friend in the Business!

Cliff Hall


Dirt & Concrete Work Driveways • House Slabs • Garages • Add-ons Small Land Clean-ups • Gravel Driveways Kiley Chesney, Owner Springtown, TX • Mobile 817-846-6645

028 Farm Equipment

024 Electrician BULLDAWG ELECTRIC CO. All types of electrical services and MH hook-ups. Free Estimates. 817-675-4921 TECL#25253.

026 Excavating

TOM'S 444-5069


• Small jobs accepted • Rough landscaping • Jobsite clearing

ALL TYPES OF EXCAVATING Tanks • House Pads • Clearing

Sand • Top Soil • Gravel

817-523-7248 • 817-239-6215 Bobcat & Tractor Service

• Lot Clearing • Driveways/Parking Lots • Pasture Mowing


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Sharp AR-M257 Digital Imager. Has 4 copy drawers, $4,000. Call for more info 817-253-4002. Amazon Parrot, 2 parrot cages, gasoline golf cart, zero-turn lawnmower, lots of petrified wood. 817-584-0217, leave message. Three 250 gallon propane tanks, $200 each or $550 for all three. 817996-0530. Snowcone Stand, includes everything needed to start the season. Can be moved. 940-2109169. New electric hospital bed with upgraded mattress, $250. 361-2292536. Half beef - grain fed, choice plus. 817-988-3235.

033 Furniture Twin Mattress only, like new. $70. 817-964-2560.

034 Garage Sales HIDDEN CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE, Newsom Mound Road at Partagas Drive (look for signs) Friday, March 28th 8A-4P, Saturday, March 29th, 8A-2P.

2006 John Deere 2320 24HP, 4x4, 3-cylinder diesel, 70 hours, TURF tires, foldable ROPS, cat 1, brush guard with JD200X QA loader, QA 50” bucket, joystick valve and JD62D on ramp 62” belly mower. $12,500. 817-475-5906.


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@ KILEY CHESNEY CONSTRUCTION All Types Fences - Tractor Work 817-846-6645

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Most ads require payment in advance, but we do accept VISA, MASTERCARD OR DISCOVER by phone.

Reach more than 8,000 households with combo advertising in the Azle News and the Springtown Epigraph.

Nobody does it better!

034 Garage Sales 3-Family Garage & Moving Sale Saturday, 8A-6P; Sunday, 8A-4P, 6380 Silver Creek Azle Road. Deep freeze, oak desk, filing cabinets, office equipment and etc. Free Coffee! Friday & Saturday, 28th & 29th, 8A-4P, 417 Misty Oak, Azlewood Addition. 5th wheel hitch, TT hitch, new 18’ A&E awning, camper misc. items, bikes, shooters, wood hutch, clothes, misc. household items.

035 Garden/Mowing Service

Jason’s Lawn Service

Free Estimates, Competitive Rates, Lawn Maintenance, Raking, Hedge/Shrub Trimming, Scrap Metal Haul-Off

Call Jason at 682-333-6382

Saturday, 8A-? 7698 Briar Road. Huge amount of kid’s clothes, over 1,500 VHS tapes. Huge Garage Sale Saturday, March 28th, 8A-4P, 813 Amon Trail, Azle. Lots of items!

035 Garden/Mowing Service FREE ESTIMATES. Mowing, weed eating, scrap haul off, property clean up. Call Brett 817-881-2357. Tree trimming, removal, mow, weeding, cleanup, tilling, rake leaves, haul-offs. Free estimates. Kevin 817-363-0010. SEASON SMART TREE SERVICE. Fully insured, trimming, hazard prevention, removal, stump grinding, senior discount. Seth 817-829-9656.

Fr ank’s

Lawn Service Mowing • Weed Eating Edging • Trimming

Fr ank sugg, Jr.



STUMP GRINDING Don’t dig it! Grind it! 1 or 100 - We can do it. $65 minimum

INFERNO LAWN SERVICE. Off duty firefighters providing a dependable lawn service you can trust. 817-7347448. SUNSCAPE LAWN CARE & OUTDOOR DESIGN. Mowing/Mulch/Sod/Tree Trimming and Removal. Light Tractor Work/ Brush Hog, Lots Cleared. 817-6886806.

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.

Honest and dependable lawn care, mowing, and tree trimming. Handyman Services. Call Robert 817-966-9552.

Barn Sale Friday-Saturday, 8A-4P, 602 Reese Loop, Azle. 817-5011189. Woodshop tools, misc. furniture and crafts.


Estate Sale Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 28th-30th, 8A-5P. Little of Everything! 133 Spring Valley Drive, Springtown.



BRIAN’S LAWN CARE SERVICE. Lowest prices! SPRING SALE: Flower Bed Mulching & Clean up. 817-696-3477.


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 Lic. #4346 & #6537

Friday & Saturday, 8A-3P, 311 Ridgecrest Court, Azle.

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.

For Sale

36” Electric cooktop; double oven; misc. house and office furnishings, etc. 817-929-0503.


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Advertising Works!



All Types of Concrete, Building Pads, Driveway, Patios, Walk Jim McKiel 30 yrs. exp.

2006 Ford Taurus. 4DR/AM/FM/CD, Sunroof. One owner since 2007. No accidents. Only driven to/from work. $4,200. Call 817-925-5024.

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


J.A.M. Concrete

2000 Daewoo Laganza for sale, $1,500. 4-door, automatic, 69,630 miles, new battery. Runs Great! 817-304-2054.

Springtown Epigraph THE

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15 cu. ft. box deep freeze, works great, lid seal needs repair. 817-8755902. Need a good home for mixed breed puppies. Will be medium size dogs, very cute. 817-988-3235.

Huge Yard Sale Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 157 P.R. 3797, Springtown (off FM 51 N.) 817-353-1503. Women’s, men’s, children’s clothes of all sizes, rolltop desk, trailer, pictures, some tools, knick-knacks, much more. Moving Sale Friday & Saturday, March 28th-29th, 8A-4P, 839 N. Avenue B. Books, children’s toys and clothes, collectibles, Christmas, knit & crochet patterns, much more. Multi-Family Sale Friday-Saturday, 8A-? 1 mile from Main Street, 12801 FM 730 S. Stationary bike, electric bike, microwave, wood blinds, furniture, baby items, misc. household & auto items, knickknacks and much more. FRIDAY 8:00 - 5:00; SATURDAY 8:00 - 12:00. Baby boy & girl clothes, Size 0-18 months. Infant toys, Travel car seat & strollers, Convertible car seat, Bouncer, Swings, Women’s and men’s clothing, shoes, purses, Motorcycle riding Jackets, Above ground pool w/deck and pump (needs liner), Diamond Rapture Bowtech Adult Bow w/hard case, 7FT pre-lit Christmas tree; plus many more household items. NO EARLY BIRDS, PLEASE...7447 Elman Lane, Azle... (Take FM 730N to Peden Road, turn right, then right on Elman.

INSIDE/OUTSIDE SALE SATURDAY ONLY Dishes, Pictures, Furniture, Cast Iron 9 miles west of 199/51 on 199, left on Poolville Cutoff

Commercial & Residential Sprinkler Installation & Repair • Landscaping Tractor Work • Drainage • Lot Grading Rock & Stonework • Sod & Hydromulching Family Owned & Operated Since 1989

Experience with Competitive Prices


817-270-0544 • 817-379-0545

Firefighter Tractor


Tree Service

All work is done by off duty professional firefighters

Tree Removal & Trimming · Brush Hog · Box Blade Front Loader · Tiller · Truck & Trailer for Hauling

Jon Reed, Owner Call, Text 817-291-3955 or Email Best Lawn Guarantee in Town Landscape Dependable and Reliable Online Account Sprinklers Management Lawn Care

• Sod • Stone Work • Flower Beds • Fencing • Trees Email: • Clean Up


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Garden/Mowing Service

Chad's Tree Service


Trimming • Removals - Stump Grinding Systemic Feeding • Brush Chipping • Cable Bracing

817-221-2201 • 817-246-5943 Insured for your protection

Campfire Lawn & Garden Trees trimmed-removed Full lawn care & haul-offs

Insured • Azle since 1962 Compare Prices

No Job Too Small

Terms Available 817-444-0861 A.W. Teater All major credit cards accepted

Irrigation Repair Licensed Professional Services include Wire & Valve locates, Pipe repair, Head adjust or replace, System Design

817-845-6965 037


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

PLACE AN AD IN THE CLASSIFIEDS TODAY! 817-270-3340 817-220-7217 039

Help Wanted

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.

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.

817-690-4011 cell

RNA Lawn Services

Serving Our Community since 2007.

Reliable Ser vice at a Competitive Rate.



Help Wanted

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@ 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. 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. 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. 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@ 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.


Deadline: 5:00 PM Monday Help Wanted

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. CITY OF AZLE - SEASONAL MOWER (2 positions). Max 30 hours per week, assignment completion by 9/30/2014. Must be at least 18 years of age with a H.S. diploma or equilvalent. Must possess a valid Class C Texas Driver’s license. Apply in person at Azle City Hall, 613 SE Parkway or visit us on the web at to download an application. No phone calls please. The City of Azle is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Springtown is now accepting job applications for a fulltime certified Patrol Officer, $16.10/ hour. Vac/Hol/Ben. High School Diploma or GED and TX driver’s license required. Must be TCLEOSE certified. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 102 E. Second St., Springtown, TX. E.O.E. Open until filled. USED CAR PORTER. Need Helper to assist in the dayto-day operation of used car lot. Must have driver’s license and good driving record. 940-399-7060; 817233-2633. Drivers: CDL-B: Great Pay, Hometime! No-Forced Dispatch! New Singles from Dallas to surrounding states. Apply: or 1-866-2248948. Maintenance Man needed for make ready and remodeling work on rental properties. 40 hours per week. Need to have own transportation with valid TXDL and liability insurance plus your own tools. Pay according to experience in painting, sheetrock, tape and bed, carpentry, light electrical and light plumbing. Please call 817-237-5463. DENTAL ASSISTANTS ALWAYS NEEDED. Enroll in Dental Assistant School to become an RDA. 12 weeks instead of 9 months and $$$$ less. $3,000, includes books, learn and externship in the dental office of a General Dentist, Limit 6. Email for packet and details. Class starts Saturday, April 5th, 8AM-5PM. The City of Springtown is now accepting job applications for a fulltime Utility Clerk. M-F, $12.00 PER HOUR. VAC/HOL/BEN. Looking for analytical, detail oriented, multi-task person, flexible, self-motivated and dedicated with customer service experience. Incode experience a plus. Requirements: 10 key, typing, excel, word. An application may be obtained at City Hall, 102 E. Second Street, Springtown, Texas. Open until filled. E.O.E. Mature, dependable person needed to work part-time this spring and full-time this summer at Hidden Valley Miniature Golf Course. All hours plus some weekends. Please call 817-237-5463. Busy HVAC Company is looking for experienced HVAC Techs & Installers. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to work out of town. Please call 817-270-3615 or fax resume to 817-270-3642. Hair Salon Suites & Hair Stations for Lease, Coming Soon! 817-304-2078.

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Help Wanted

Drivers - CDL/A - Lease Purchase


Sign On Bonus!

Limited Dedicated Openings

in Select Areas! $1 Buy Out! $2,000 per Week!

Higher Standards Premium Pay. That’s the KLLM Difference NO MONEY DOWN 855-378-9335 EOE

Wise Regional Health System Affiliated with Baylor Health Care System

For all of our available job opportunities, visit A Not-For-Profit Hospital • EOE Decatur, TX • Job Line: 940-626-2525


Class A CDL Drivers with 2 years experience Oilfield/Environmental Construction Transportation Paid Weekly, Insurance, Aflac, Paid Vacations and much more

Call Daniel 1-800-448-6323

Trucking Company

Hiring “Class A” Flat Bed Drivers and Frac Sand Haulers. 2 years of verifiable driving exp. $500 BONUS after 90 days, plus Benefits. 817-444-7711 • 817-444-7774

The classifieds is the best place to find a job in your community.

• Dependable • Outgoing • Self-Starter Good Communication Skills Able to Follow Directions Have Reliable Transportation

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

Azle News

Karl Klement Properties, Inc.

To apply, Email: or Mail to: Azle News - Attn: Kim Ware 321 W. Main St., Azle, TX 76020

For consideration of all positions apply to:




TEXAS CROSSWORD by Charley & Guy Orbison Copyright 2014 by Orbison Bros.


No positions available at this time Jodi Dusek, H/R Mgr. 605 N. Business 287, Suite 102, Decatur, Texas













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Home Improvement

Before you buy vinyl siding or windows, call Jimmy for a free estimate 817-444-5270; 817-2967567. 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. 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. 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. WILLIE SIMON TILE & WOOD. Shower, Tub Surround & Backsplashes. 817-366-4555. ROBERT’S HANDYMAN SERVICE. I do additions, kitchen & bathroom remodel, ceramic tile, foundation repair, painting, pressure washing, roofing, fencing and decks. Call for Free quote. 817-964-2562. 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. MANDO’S TREE SERVICE. Take downs, trimming, lot clearing, haul offs. Senior Discounts. Save Big Money! Call 817-808-2873. 20 year expert.

Sebastian Enterprises CUSTOM HOME BUILDING Since 1995

Outside Sales - Inside Assistant Full Time Qualified Person Must Be:


817-239-9571 817-237-9571


Many Happy Local Customers Since 1978

LOOK Vinyl Siding: Insulated Replacement Windows: Complete Remodeling Lowest Prices: Best Material Free Estimates: Since 1963 817-991-6815


OVER THE PHONE: 817-270-3340 817-220-7217

or EMAIL: 040 Home Improvement

Chapman Carpentry Off-Duty Firefighter Professional & Dependable exterior & interior remodeling, patio covers, drywall repairs

817-946-6787 817-444-4198

Steve Feltman Painting

• Interior & Exterior • Bed • Commercial Residential • Texture • Tape • Seal & texture • Sheetrock repair/replace • Remove old wallpaper/seal & texture • Pole fence painting • Pressure washing Cabinetry/Wood Work/Staining

Call Steve

817-800-9591 BMH

Custom Homes BRIAN HENSLEY 817.229.7668

J ohn K idd P ain ting 817-406-4023

Exterior Painting Free Estimates

Mr. Sweeps Chimney Cleaning Service Keep your home safe. Call Parker/Wise County’s oldest chimney sweeping company, Mr. Sweeps

817-692-5624 ask for Doug

Spring Special

Chimney & Dryer Vent Cleaning



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


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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.

• Single Deep Cleans • Regularly Scheduled Cleanings • Move in/Move out/Make Ready • Ceiling Cleaning & Restoration And Yes, We do Windows

Residential House Cleaning Service. Weekly & Monthly Rates, excellent references. Call for a Free Estimate 479-216-3675.

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!


Job Wanted

Retired Man, 64 years old, needs a part-time job. Reliable, honest, punctual. 817-902-2291.

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

050 Mobile Home Service MOBILE HOME MOVER NEEDED (Tax Write-off Donation). Elderly woman needs 10x60 home moved to different location on same property. 682-582-4860.





FUNKYTOWN POWERSPORTS Has moved to Springtown. We service and repair dirt bikes, ATV’s, side by side units, and all small engines including lawn mowers and generators. Our shop has been in business for 35 years in Fort Worth. We are an authorized Tucker Rocky dealer. Come check us out at 3090 W Hwy 199 Springtown Texas or call us at 817-201-7587. You can visit our website at www.



U.S. Army Retired-but not tired! Careful moving-Cheap. Call Big Jim @ 817-237-5151.





Last Puzzle Solution K T I A R N T S O N E A







Convenient Location

Corner of Main St. & Locust • Azle



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. Petting Zoo & Pony Rides for Your Family Events. 37 years of experience Call 817-629-6937 Male ShihTzu, 5½ years old, free to good home. 817-523-5486. Goats for sale; chickens for sale, $10 each. 817-905-0335.


FRIDAY, APR 4, 2014 - 6:00 PM Hwy. 281 N. - Stephenville (254) 646-3161 or 968-4844 On-Site EIA Test - $20

Menix Pet Lodge Where Pets are Pampered Climate Controlled Kennels Dog Runs, Large Yard

817-983-1435 059

Pool Service

ROOFING & METAL BUILDINGS 817-220-1794 817-304-4224 Tired of always replacing your roof? Call us for a metal roof quote.

Now Leasing Storage Units 069

HALF LOADS! Top Soil, Sand, Gravel, Compost, Tractor Work. 817907-7410 or 817-221-2125.

Plumbing Sheetrock Roofing Remodeling

Flooring Fencing Free Trimming Landscaping

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Want to buy canoe or flat bottom boat. 817-406-4448.

NEW STORAGE OPEN! 8x8x48 to 8x8x53 containers, $200-$225/mo. 11475 FM 730 N., Azle. Call Darrell 817-308-6345.

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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817-220-2150 Welding Continued next column...

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. 3 BR 1 BA fixer upper, large lot, carport, some upgrades done. Must See! 817-946-6787.



NEW HOME-WEATHERFORD, TX: Peaster ISD, 4 BR 2 BA, 1,516 sf, $134,900, 1 acre lot, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, new appliances. Will help with financing! 817-385-7892. NEW HOME-WEATHERFORD, TX: Azle ISD, 3 BR 2 BA, 1,639 sf, $129,900, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, 1 acre lot. Will help with financing - FHA, VA or Owner Finance! 817-385-7892. NEW HOME-WEATHERFORD, TX: Dove Hill Subdivision, 4 BR 2 BA, 1,929 sf, $182,900, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, 2 car garage. Financing available-FHA, VA or Owner Finance! 817-385-7892.

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. Efficiency Home for Lease, free wifi and water, $500/mo. plus electric. Call James 817-332-4442. 2-2 SW, Springtown ISD. $575/mo. $350 deposit. 817-360-9318. 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. 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. Hablamos Espanol.

Unimproved 1.74 acres For Sale or Trade, $12,000. Close to Springtown. 817-703-3754.

2 BR 2 BA singlewide with carport. Ready April 1st. $650/mo. 817-9259527.

FOR SALE: 6704 sq. ft. lot in Azle (1908 Gale Drive). Has electric, city sewage, gravel driveway and includes mineral rights. 817-2375118.

3 BR 2 BA DW on 1 acre, nice neighborhood, furnished or unfurnished. Must have good rental references. $750/mo. 682-333-1374.

1 full acre of fenced land, Springtown area, $95/mo. 817-4582349.


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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, TX: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,503 sf, $134,900, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, new appliances! Will help with financing! 817-385-7892.

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NEW HOME-WEATHERFORD, TX: Azle ISD, 4 BR 2 BA, 1,929 sf, $144,900, energy efficient, 42” cabinets, new appliances, 1 acre lot. FHA, VA, USDA or Owner FinancingWe Got It! 817-385-7892.

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Sell It In The Classifieds! 081 Business/Commercial 40x50 building for rent 3 miles west of Springtown 817-713-7495.

4-2 DW, fenced backyard, large family room, references required, No Pets, $750/mo. $500 deposit. 817629-8214. Pelican Bay: 1524 Partridge, 1-1, $295/mo. $250 deposit. S&R, CH/ window unit. Owner/Broker 817988-9954.

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3 acre gravel lot in Springtown area for lease. 817-657-5682. Professional Office Space For Lease. 800 sq. ft., Suite 101, 1230 E. Hwy 199, Springtown. 817-220-2150. 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.




Wednesday, March 26, 2014

817-270-3340 - Azle 817-220-7217 - Springtown 085 Mobile Homes for Sale 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 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. 972732-7430. NO CREDIT, BAD CREDIT, NO PROBLEM! 20 years experience in financing homes on acreage. Don’t keep renting when you can own. Several properties available, but going fast! You owe it to yourself to call 682-333-1374. 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. Single Wide on 1 acre, 3 BR 2 BA, fenced w/gated entry, carport/ decks/shop. Springtown ISD. Owner finance, 15% down w/monthly payments. 817-694-3412 or 817909-2903. RHOME, TEXAS: 4 BR 2 BA, 2,027 sf, $94,900, on 2.69 acres, FHA or Owner Finance. We will help with financing! 817-385-7892. GRANBURY: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,624 sf, $74,900, lots of trees. Will help with financing. FHA or Owner Finance, we can help! 817-385-7892.


WEATHERFORD: Horseshoe Bend near Brazos River: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,624 sf, $69,900. We will Owner Finance! 817-385-7892. SPRINGTOWN: 5 BR 4 BA, 2,120 sf, $89,900. Owner Financing Available! 817-385-7892. WAXAHACHIE: 4 BR 2 BA, 1,594 sf, $89,900, on 1 acre lot. FHA or Owner Financing Available! 817-3857892. WEATHERFORD/PEASTER: 4 BR 2 BA, $89,900, 1 acre lot. FHA or Owner Finance Available! 817-3857892.

086 Mobile Home/RV Lots RV space with 20x20 outbuilding. Hwy 199 between Springtown & Azle. $300/mo. water & trash service provided. 817-360-9318.

Mobile Homes For Sale

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Texas Star RV Park Inc.

14504 FM 730 N. • 6 miles North of Azle • Large Lots RV Spaces by • Nice & Clean Day, Week or Month 30 amp - $325/mo. Laundry Facilities 50 amp - $350/mo. - Free Internet (Electric, Water & Sewer included)


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Rent Unfurnished

4-plex, 2-2, Azlewood, $695/$400 security deposit, WBFP, walk-in closets, box windows, large kitchen w/pantry, 1,100 sq. ft. 817-3603039. SPRINGTOWN APARTMENTS, 624 East 3rd Street. 2 bedroom 1 bath, clean, new carpet, $600/mo. includes water, trash service & basic cable, $500 deposit. 817-875-8406. 2 & 3 bedrooms, 2 bath duplexes, 1 car garage, fenced backyard, all appliances, all brick, great location. Stewart Bend Duplex Homes in Azle. 817-444-2362. UPSTAIRS EFFICIENCY APARTMENT: 1 BR 1 BA, 900 sq. ft., no pets, $600/mo. plus deposit. 817-925-4343. Cozy 2 bedroom home, CH/A, appliances, no pets, $800/mo. 817444-3636. 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. 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. 3-2 duplex, Windy Creek, Springtown ISD, $700/mo. $300 deposit. 817-360-9318.



Mobile Home/RV Lots

EaglE REsoRts RV PaRk 4627 Robertson Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76135

817-237-2527 We have new sites available.

$310/mo Bills Paid. Includes water, trash, lot, electric cap of $110. You will need to use a holding tank on these sites. We will dump your holding tank once a week free of charge. We are located off Ten Mention Mile Bridge Road and are 2 miles this ad from Eagle Mountain Lake. and save.

Pecan Acres RV Park Inc. 12667 FM 730 South • 1 mile south of Azle

RV Spaces by Day, Week or Month We now have Pull-Throughs! • • • • •

Large Shaded Lots Nice & Clean Electric, Water & Sewer included Laundry Room & Shower Facilities Wi-Fi

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Rent Unfurnished

WATERWOOD APARTMENTS 500 E. 7th St · Springtown, TX 76082

Call Today! 817-523-4308 Rental assistance available with some units

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Tiny Houses & RV for Rent

Covered & Uncovered Spaces for Rent


• Free Wi-Fi • Mail Service • Laundromat • Coke Machine

All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD tollfree at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1800-927-9275.

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RV Spots for Lease, free wifi and water, $325/mo. plus electric. Call James 817-332-4442. PELICAN BAY: Mobile Home Lots for rent: 1708 GALE DRIVE, $155/ mo. $50 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817-246-4646. gtatx. com. Hablamos Español.

$27,900 $51,900 $72,900

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· New, Used Repos · Mobile Home Insurance · Service After the Sale

SPRINGTOWN: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,280 sf, $79,900, on 1 acre lot. We will Owner Finance! 817-385-7892. WEATHERFORD: 3 BR 2 BA, 1,760 sf, $82,900, on 1 acre! Owner financing available or FHA loan! 817385-7892.

Deadline: 5:00 PM Monday

Duplex Homes For Lease 2 & 3 Bedrooms • 2 Bath • 1 Car Garage Stewart Bend Court, off South Stewart Street close to Cross Timbers Golf Course in Azle

(817) 444-2362

APARTMENT 700 JARVIS • AZLE 817-444-1712

1 & 2 Bedroom Unfurnished Rent based on income. TDD:

800-735-2989 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

817-677-2160 088

Rent Unfurnished

FOR LEASE: 2-2 duplex. 312 Avenue E, Springtown. Available 4/1/14, $500/mo. $300 deposit. No pets please. 817-523-7334.


Rent Unfurnished

Nice 3-2 with bonus room on 1 acre in nice quiet area. Brick, recently remodeled, has stainless steel appliances. NO PETS, $1,200/mo. with $1,200 deposit. Call 940-3933129, Owner/Agent.

Azle Creek Apartments

TexSCAN Week of March 23, 2014 DRIVERS


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2 BR 1 BA 1 Car Garage, fenced backyard, Azle ISD, $650/mo. plus deposit. 817-223-4355.

(Water, Trash & Sewer Included)

4-Plex, 3-1.5 at 6340 Midway Road. $675/mo. $675 deposit, $500 pet deposit, newly remodeled. For more info call 469-258-8118. PELICAN BAY: 1904 PELICAN DRIVE N., 3-2-1, $735/$400 deposit; 1572 REEF, 3-2-1, $685/$400 deposit. Gene Thompson & Associates, 817-246-4646. gtatx. com. Hablamos Espanol. 3-2 country setting, 1,400 sq. ft., 2 story on ½ acre, AISD, no smoking, no pets, $1,000/mo. $850 deposit. 817-221-3659. 1 BR house, water furnished, no pets, $500/mo. 817-296-6169.


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