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Azle woman killed in collision

An Azle woman died from injuries sustained in an automobile/pedestrian accident that occurred at 10:50 a.m. Sunday in downtown Livingston. According to the accident report filed by Livingston Police Officer Chad Lilley, a 2022 Chevrolet C2500 pickup truck driven by Wesley A. Bryant, 36 of Livingston, was stopped at a red light facing south on Washington Avenue, attempting to turn east. Teressa M. May, 55 of Azle, was attempting to cross the roadway heading north but was not in the crosswalk. As the light turned green for Bryant to go, he waited on two cars to continue north before making his turn to the east. He made his turn at the same time May began to cross the street east of the crosswalk, striking her.
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Texas Bartender Arrested for Overserving Patron Who Killed Detective

A bartender in Lake Worth, Texas, has been charged after overserving a patron who went on to kill a local detective while driving drunk. Cala Richardson, who worked at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, faces a misdemeanor charge of sale to certain persons for continuing to sell alcohol to customer Dylan Molina in November 2021 after he was already intoxicated. Molina went on to hit a car containing Euless Police Det. Alejandro “Alex” Cervantes, as well as his wife and two children, who were seriously injured in the accident. Molina, who had a blood alcohol level of 0.14, over twice the legal limit, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in January. Richardson, who was also revealed to be working with an expired license from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, faces up to a year in prison and a $4,000 fine if convicted.Read it at Fort Worth Star-Telegram

H-E-B to break ground on second Tarrant County location Friday

MANSFIELD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Popular Texas-based grocery store H-E-B will be breaking ground on its next location in North Texas. The groundbreaking takes place in Mansfield Friday at 10:30 a.m. This will be the second H-E-B location in Tarrant County. The 118,000 sq. ft. store will be located at the corner of U.S. 287 and Broad Street.H-E-B Alliance, the first location in Tarrant County, will open at the northwest corner of Heritage Trace Parkway and N. Riverside Drive. The opening date was not disclosed, but the grocer said it will open in 2024. H-E-B opened its location in Frisco in September 2022 and its Plano location in November 2022. The McKinney location, which broke ground earlier in 2022, will open later in 2023.  The Allen location, also currently under construction, is expected to open in late 2023.

Defendants respond to dog attack lawsuit

Defendants in the lawsuit involving a dog attack in Reno have responded to the lawsuit via court documents. About a week and a half before Christmas, Reno Elementary School kindergartner Isaac Roeber was attacked by two dogs while walking home from the school bus stop. Following the attack, Isaac had a puncture wound on his skull, and he needed stitches on his arms and legs. He also sustained mental trauma regarding dogs and being outside alone.

School & Government Office Closures/Delays

NORTH TEXAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Most school districts, government offices and universities remain closed across North Texas with a few exceptions. Schools that have held online classes throughout the week will continue to do so. In Plano, Preston Creek Montessori is planning for a 10AM open, and Preston Park Montessori...

Local Builder Plans Hundreds of Homes

A local construction company plans to add hundreds of new homes to specific retirement-focused communities around North Texas. Roanoke-based construction company Integrity Group announced plans to build roughly 200 homes throughout Ladera retirement communities in 2023. Ladera facilities are built to serve adults aged 55 and above throughout the Dallas...

No. 5 Argyle girls clinch district title with blowout win over No. 19 Ryan

In a battle of two state-ranked teams, No. 5 Argyle came out hot and never relinquished the lead as it took a 75-34 win over No. 19 Ryan on Saturday at Argyle High. The Lady Eagles (29-3, 13-0 in district) clinched the District 7-5A championship with the win, expanding their lead over the second-place Lady Raiders (25-6, 11-2) to two games with just one contest remaining in the regular season. Ryan, meanwhile, needs to win its regular season finale to stay ahead of Colleyville Heritage (15-14, 10-3) for second place in the district.

Local Chick-fil-A Adding Drive-Thru Lane

A Chick-fil-A in Hudson Oaks has announced that it will add an additional lane to its drive-thru. The restaurant, located off Interstate 20 West, is adding the lane to account for its high volume of customers. Adding this new lane is expected to ease traffic congestion and make the process easier for workers and guests alike.

Azle teen takes Grand Reserve prize at the Fort Worth Stock Show

A 15-year-old Azle High School freshman and her welter lamb “Goose”, win Reserve Grand Champion at the Fort Worth Stock Show recently held. Landrie Lain may be young, but she is a veteran livestock breeder. She has been raising animals for show since she was 8 years old and has put an animal up for competition every year since. Coming from a family of livestock breeders, Landrie has an amazing support group, which includes her father and grandfather.

Tarrant County commissioners approve contract for technology upgrades at criminal justice center, commissioners court room

Tarrant County Judge Tim O'Hare (second from right) voted against a contract that cost nearly $230,000 for consulting work for a Carrollton company. (Courtesy Tarrant County) The Tarrant County commissioners approved a contract for technology upgrades in multiple rooms, though newly elected County Judge Tim O’Hare voted againts the nearly quarter-million-dollar venture.
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Weatherford Art Association:Creating Mixed Media Treasure/Junk Journals

Start the new year off right by creating a beautiful mixed media “junk journal” for 2023! Weatherford artist Sarah Fino will be demonstrating creative collage techniques and applications on “junk journals” at our February 27th Weatherford Art Association meeting. Weatherford Art Association is a non-profit 501(3-c)...