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Epigraph closes for Good Friday

The Springtown Epigraph office will be closed Friday, April 18, so employees may celebrate Good Friday as part of the Easter holiday with their families.
The closure will not affect deadlines, which will remain Monday, April 21, at 5 p.m. for the April 23 edition of the paper.
The staff at the Epigraph wishes everyone in the community a joyous Easter as we contemplate and celebrate the resurrection of Christ.… Read the rest

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City of Reno egg hunt April 19

Reno will host its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, Apr. 19 at 1030 Quail Run at the Quail Run Stables.
Kids will be released in waves: 0-3 years old, 1 p.m.; 4-5 years old, 1:30 p.m.; 6-8 years old, 2 p.m.; and 9-13 years old, 2:30 p.m. All should bring their own basket.
A bounce house and treats are also planned; donations are being accepted.… Read the rest

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Front Page News

Waldrop a top scholar-athlete

Waldrop a top scholar-athlete

Honored by Dallas Gridiron Club

 

 

by Mark K. Campbell
Porcupine Kolyn Waldrop took time off from being the District 6-3A discus champion to pick up a prestigious honor.… Read the rest

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Pearson is RRC seismologist

Seismologist, former Texas ranch manager, strong advocate for protecting and conserving Texas groundwater and surface water.
Those are just a few words that describe Dr. David Craig Pearson, who was hired March 28 by the Railroad Commission of Texas to be its staff seismologist.
Hired in direct response to the infamous “30 earthquakes in 60 days” that occurred mostly in November and December 2013 in and around the Azle area, Pearson is also a former … Read the rest

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Who let the dog out?

Who let the dog out?

Children’s author and his canine companions visit SES

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Morrow earns national award

Morrow earns national award

SHS student’s essay picked No. 1 in Minnesota

By Natalie Gentry
Kendall Morrow, a junior at Springtown High School, competed at the Future Educators Association (FEA) National Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota April 10-12.
She earned first place with her essay “Unite Together” which examines the high school dropout epidemic in the U.S.… Read the rest

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Sports

Track title comes down to final race

Track title comes down to final race

Springtown finishes 2nd to Kennedale

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Softball ladies await playoff foe

Softball ladies await playoff foe

Springtown will be 3rd in 6-3A

Not only will the Lady Porcupine softball team return to the postseason, but Springtown will probably see the same bi-district foe as in 2013.
SHS took care of Lake Worth 10-4 and secured third place in 6-3A.… Read the rest

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Boys soccer standouts lauded

Boys soccer standouts lauded

The Spirngtown boys soccer team season ended with SHS being shut out of the postseason.
However, several Porcupines were named All-District by coaches.
Two Springtown athletes were named to the Second Team.
Goal keeper Evan Glesne was picked there and so was Ricardo Reynoso.
A trio of Porcupines were named Honorable Mention – Eric Avalos, David Cobos, and Thiago Peredo.
After years in a brutal district where Springtown often played in a higher district classification, … Read the rest

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Movie Man

Are you cool enough to ‘get’ this hipster’s latest?

Are you cool enough to ‘get’ this hipster’s latest?

Some people like to go to the movies to escape. Some are curious about how a favorite novel might be adapted. Some love superheroes. Some dig spaceships or being scared.
And some are snooty. The sort who think film is art and any picture not trying to elevate the form is a colossal waste of time and energy. Only dullards go see Spider-Man; with noses in the air, the elite sniff at the common man … Read the rest

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