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[Newspaper Article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, November 21, 1996]

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article entitled "Small country town keeps legends" printed above a large photograph of an old home built in "1880 from donations from local political candidates and was used as a church and Masonic lodge." The article itself details the history of the town itself, where it got its name, and general events that had taken place over the years. There are other articles on the reverse side of the clipping, one entitled "Police warn of 'inheritance' scam as Fort Worth retiree swindled" and another "Body of stabbing victim found in burning house."
Date: November 21, 1996
Creator: Virgil, Jo

[Newspaper Clippings from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 23, 1992]

Description: Two newspaper clippings discussing the town of Haslet, Texas; these two clippings talk about the actions of David Rogers who was "the closest thing Haslet has to a city manager." The second clipping furthers this description of his job and routine as well as the expected boom Haslet was expected to, and in some ways already had, experience.
Date: August 23, 1992
Creator: Auge, Karen

[Newspaper Clipping from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, December 9, 1985]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article discussing the expansion of an Arlington six-lane road; the road would disrupt Al Taub's "stone house - complete with outside fountains, waterfalls, curved bridges and Japanese fish." The article on the reverse side deals with the aid collected by the population of Haslet, Texas: "Directly and indirectly, the people of Haslet have raised $65,000 for a 3-year-old girl who needs a costly liver transplant."
Date: December 9, 1985

[Newspaper Clipping Showing the Haslet Fire Department]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a photograph of the volunteers of the Haslet Fire Department; this department was acknowledged as "Fire Department of the Year." The caption below the picture describes the award ceremony and lists the name of the volunteers from left to right: "Delton "Dale" Sewell...Mayor O. M. Cowart...David Kennedy, Billy Hodges, Dorothy Northington, Ike Pryor, and Ora Luke."
Date: February 1985

[Newspaper Clipping on an Article by Mark S. Leach]

Description: Newspaper clipping written by Mark S. Leach entitled "In [Haslet], firefighting is burning desire" printed in bold ink. This article details the volunteer Haslet Fire Department including its new fire truck, and the typical work that it does: "During the summer, the department may put out as many as 20 grass fires a month."
Date: 1984
Creator: Leach, Mark S.

[Two Newspaper Clippings from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram]

Description: Two newspaper clippings from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, one with a photograph of a run-down building with the title "Haslet: Home on the county line" printed above in bold and the other with two photographs and a short article. The article describes the history of Haslet, Texas and saying what the town is like at the present time; one photograph shows a man working with large bags of chow, and the other photograph shows a railroad crossing.
Date: 1983

[Newspaper Clipping from the North County Messenger, June 25, 1981]

Description: Newspaper clippings from the North County Messenger with a photograph of Betty Young standing in front of "Haslet's new Community Center." The note below the photograph says the center had been funded through federal funds which also funded road construction nearby. There is another photograph on the reverse side showing a woman pointing something out to three children. The second clipping has an article entitled "Multi-purpose Community Center" describing the newly built community center in Haslet, Texas.
Date: June 25, 1981

[Unidentified group of people]

Description: Photograph of unidentified group of people standing outside of the new Haslet Fire Station. The mixed group of men, women and children are standing alongside FM 156. There is visible a side garage, trees and electric poles in the background. This building is currently still used and it is now Haslet City Hall and offices.
Date: [1980?]

[The News-Tribune Newspaper Clipping from July 30, 1976]

Description: Newspaper clipping from The News-Tribune with an article written by Mrs. H. W. Godbey; on the reverse side there is a sports article written by Jack Murphy. Godbey's article describes the history of Haslet, Texas and says the last cotton gin in town had been sold and how the state of the town had worsened since 1936 when it had "two grocery stores, one notion store, two or three cafes, two filling stations, two cotton gins, three churches, one drug store and a high school." Murphy's article talks mostly about statistics in the National Football League.
Date: July 30, 1976
Creator: Murphy, Jack & Godbey, Mrs. H. W.

[Letter from the Texas State Department of Health to B. L. Nelson & Associates, Inc., August 17, 1970]

Description: Letter from the Texas State Department of Health to B. L. Nelson & Associates, Inc. in regards to their "revised plans and specifications" for the sewage treatment plant and lines proposal. The letter expresses approval of the plan and deems it worth to be sent to the Federal Water Quality Administration "for their review and subsequent approval."
Date: August 17, 1970
Creator: McCoy, Chandler J.