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Talent show returning in Sept.

| June 12, 2014

Local residents with talent can prove it at the annual Sting Fling festival Sept. 13.
But there’s a lot of advance work needed by entrants before then.
Sponsored by the Azle Chamber of Commerce, hopefuls must attend Azle public or private schools or be an Azle resident.
A $15 fee must be submitted by noon Friday, July 18 to enter.
Four age groups will compete – 4-8 years old; 9-13; 14-18; and 19 plus. There … Read the rest

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Bike Rally returns June 14

| June 12, 2014
Bike Rally returns June 14

Hundreds expected to ride

By Natalie Gentry
The 5th Annual All-American Bicycle Rally is set for Saturday, June 14.
Chamber board member Dr. Robert Moss noted that although only 57 cyclists have per-registered this number is about the same as last year.… Read the rest

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Giant track meet returning

| June 12, 2014
Giant track meet returning

Around 4,500 expected to pour into town June 19-21

by Mark K. Campbell
They’re coming back – and even more are returning.
The Southwestern Association Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships liked its Springtown experience last year so much that the organization is headed back to the Porcupine Stadium complex June 19-21.… Read the rest

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Parker County Puppies

| June 12, 2014
Parker County Puppies

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Two men hurt in ‘experimental’ plane crash

| June 12, 2014
Two men hurt in ‘experimental’ plane crash

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Two men were hurt when a small plane crashed near the intersection of Confederate Park Road (aka FM 1886) and Silver Creek-Azle Road near Lakeside June 4.
The accident occurred around 6:15 p.m.… Read the rest

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SHS scholarships, grants, and awards – oh, my!

| June 12, 2014

Springtown Education Foundation passes out $35K

The Springtown Education Foundation closed out its scholarship year with awards in excess of $35,000 to high school seniors.
In addition to the usual scholarships, four teachers were awarded $500 mini-grants to enhance their rooms or curriculum for the 2014-2015 school year.
SEF awarded 65 scholarships to 38 applicants in May.
Scholarships are funded by various donors and endowments plus fundraising efforts by the organization.… Read the rest

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Bike Rally returns June 14

| June 12, 2014
Bike Rally returns June 14

Scores of riders take off from Springtown High School during the 2013 All-American Bike Rally. This year’s races are Saturday, June 14.                                         Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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June 12, 2014

| June 12, 2014

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PC Grand Jury indicts 39

| June 5, 2014
PC Grand Jury indicts 39

By Carla Noah Stutsman
The Parker County Grand Jury met Thursday, May 15, to consider evidence in criminal cases presented by the Parker County District Attorney’s Office.
The Grand Jury returned 44 indictments against 39 individuals after weighing the evidence.
Ten live in the Azle area while six of those individuals are Springtown residents.
• Tosha Yvette Bosier, 29, of Springtown, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than … Read the rest

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Area residents indicted for Tarrant County crimes

| June 5, 2014
Area residents indicted for Tarrant County crimes

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Tarrant County Grand Juries met throughout the month of April to consider evidence in criminal cases presented by the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office.
Thirteen individuals who reside in the Azle and Springtown areas were among those who were indicted in April. They include:
• Jennifer Lynn Young, 35, of Springtown, indicted for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, less than one gram. The alleged offense occurred January … Read the rest

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