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Celebrating 65 years of marriage!

Bobby and Sallie Boyd Photo courtesy

06/16/2021 - 5:00am
Bobby and Sallie Boyd were married on June 15, 1956 in Lubbock Texas, marking this year as their 65 th anniversary. Bobby grew up in Springtown, Texas and Sallie grew up in Artesia, New Mexico. They met while Bobby was playing professional baseball...

SPORTS

Hornets win HSU LineMAN Challenge, will compete at state

Azle Lineman Brenna Villalta competes in the tire throw event at the HSU LineMAN Challenge. Azle placed first in three events: Dumbbell Stack, PowerDrive, and the Forward Tire Throw. Photo courtesy of Tanner Street

06/16/2021 - 5:00am
The big guys finally basked in the spotlight, representing Azle High School at the Hardin-Simmons University Cowboy State Qualifying LineMAN Challenge on June 5 at Arlington High School. Twenty-three offensive and defensive linemen participated....

COLUMNS

Population gains, losses in state detailed, emergency food benefits extended, state to release $5 billion in school federal aid
06/09/2021 - 12:00am
The U.S. Census Bureau has released is sub-county population estimates from April 2010 to July 2020. That includes population estimates for the 1,200 incorporated places in Texas. Nine additional Texas towns were incorporated in the past decade,...

OBITUARIES

Justin Kirk
06/16/2021 - 5:00am
Justin Kirk, 66, of Springtown, passed suddenly on May 30, 2021. He was a gentle giant who was much loved, and will be greatly missed. Memorial service will be held on June 19, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Knob Hill Tabernacle, 2081 Knob Hill Rd. Azle, Texas...