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About six months of investigating a man’s death on Shady Lane in Reno culminated in the Reno Police Department filing murder charges last week.

The din of goats at the ag barn on the campus of Azle High School never seems to cease, and neither does the work ethic of students readying their goats and other animals for ongoing and upcom…

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The Azle City Council on Dec. 20 denied a proposed comprehensive master plan amendment and a zoning ordinance change for property on the west side of Highway 199.

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Children can scare up some candy at the Azle Memorial Library parking lot Oct. 29 in the second-ever Trunk or Treat event held by the city of Azle.

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Reno residents will pay city property taxes at the same rate as last year, but keeping the tax rate the same wasn’t exactly an easy feat for the city.

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White-tailed deer season is about to start, with bow hunting opening on Oct. 1 and rifle on Nov. 5. While hunters are preparing their gear and deciding on the best spots to hunt this season, Texas game wardens are also getting ready to ensure a fun, safe season for all.

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Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District's public hearing and regular board meeting are set for 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at the district office or via Zoom videoconference, UTGCD stated in a news release.

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The Reno city council voted at a special meeting on Sept. 6 to issue a limited tax note in the amount of $656,000, with proceeds from the note to be combined with a matching grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture in the amount of $500,000 to make long-needed repairs to the city’s wat…

The city of Azle set some records recently. But neither record had anything to do with the rain that fell last week. 

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Last week’s Azle City Council meeting gave the public a chance to discuss the proposed tax rate and budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Reno City Council established a water task force to discuss and make recommendations on water infrastructure improvements.

Azle city leaders last week announced the release of the city's new redesigned mobile app as part of the city’s efforts to further enhance communication with the community and its visitors.

 The city of Azle has been awarded a certain designation from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and it’s a recognition that the water plant superintendent considers a “huge achievement.”

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A developer who sought to put 56 homes in the northwest part of Azle formally withdrew his application for a zoning change on the property, patrons and Azle City Councilmembers learned at the Azle City Council meeting last week.

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North Texans caught a bit of a break this week when temperatures hovered in the 90s and didn’t extend into the 100-degree range, which has happened for several days in June.

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Pam Malhotra and neighbors on the northwest side of Azle don’t want a new housing development that aims to bring in 56 lots on nearly 21 acres. 

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Azle City Council opted not to go out on a limb for a developer after it received a request that would require the councilmembers to go against a recent ordinance.

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George Navarro played Friday evening in the Music in the Park series at Azle's Central Park. Three more concerts are planned, including a makeup concert by Texas Flood at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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When Mark Donahew asked the crowd at the May Azle Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon if they knew what the blue and gold star banners were for, very few hands were raised.

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The Azle Planning and Zoning Commission on April 21 approved a request for a zoning change for a housing development on the west side of town.

But the approval came after a decent amount of opposition from the public, as several residents spoke against the development during a public hearing. 

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Homeowners across Azle and Springtown — along with the rest of Tarrant and Parker counties — have been anxiously waiting for tax appraisals to start arriving in their mailboxes.

The Azle Police Department recognized 15 graduates of the Citizens Police Academy on April 19. All who participated got to have a hands-on experience with the department over the last several weeks, learning about the work they do and how citizens can help serve their community and law enfor…

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Azle City Council on April 19 approved giving the city the go-ahead to investigate implementing street impact fees for the city.

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Calm down.

Those two words are among the words and phrases a dispatcher answering a 9-1-1 call must be mindful of. They help illustrate what kind of attributes are needed when acquiring critical information and passing it along as quickly as possible to police during emergency situations.

With the May election dates approaching, — May 7 for General Election, May 24 for Primary Runoff — Parker County Elections is working to educate voters on mail-in ballots to ensure that every vote gets counted.

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Apurba Sitoula, 22, of Irving, and David Gurung, 30, also of Irving, are each charged with keeping a gambling place; gambling promotion; intentionally/knowingly operating a game room; and possession of a gambling device, equipment or paraphernalia. Each of the charges is a class A misdemeanor.