A missing juvenile has investigators seeking the public’s assistance.
Parker County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking information about 16-year-old Ashley White of Springtown.
One of the girl’s parents contacted the Parker County Sheriff’s Office to report the missing 16-year-old female from the family’s residence in Springtown late Wednesday evening.
There is no Amber Alert at this time for White, because Sheriff’s investigators believe she left the home voluntarily. Foul play is not suspected at this time.
Sheriff’s investigators said they also believe White left her home on her own accord, taking her personal effects with her.
The girl was last seen wearing a dark shirt, black hoodie, and dark pants with tennis shoes.… Read the rest
Donations get paralyzed dog, Sophie, a wheelchair
BY CHRISTINA DERR
When Angie Carter was referred to The Dog House in Springtown, she assumed it was because they were good dog groomers, but the service she received was more than she could have ever expected.… Read the rest
By Mark K. Campbell
If you see lots of children in basketball gear in town in the next few days, it’s because of the Springtown Showdown.
The event, set for Thursday-Friday, Feb. 23-25, is a dual fundraiser for Project Celebration 2017 and the Springtown Education Foundation.… Read the rest
No challengers in SISD
The filing deadline for both places on the ballot and write-in candidates has passed, and it appears only the city of Springtown will have to hold an election.
Elsewhere the election has the potential to be canceled in the city of Sanctuary while the city of Reno has nine candidates vying for three seats.… Read the rest
by mark k. campbell
The first trip through soccer district play had Springtown traveling to Benbrook and Lake Worth.
Girls’ keeper Nina De La Cruz kept Benbrook from scoring, stopping 15 shots.
Regulation ended 0-0 so penalty kicks ensued.
Springtown won there, 4-3, with De La Cruz getting one of those four true boots.
Also scoring were Brianna Escobar, Jazzmyne Mannin, and Kiersten Williams.
Next came Lake Worth which was “a hard fight,” coach Katherine Kummerfeld recalled.
Until just 10 minutes remained, the score stood 0-0. But the Lady Frogs finally found the net and won 1-0.
“The girls played hard and never gave up,” the coach said.… Read the rest
The new softball season began with games against Petrolia and Bridgeport.
On Feb. 17. Springtown (1-1) jumped out to a 2-0 lead that held up until the fourth inning.
Petrolia broke open a 2-2 game with 5 sixth inning runs to win 7-2.
Coach Scott Mann said, “We struggled to hit a good pitcher.”
Elaina Garcia and Haley Praytor had safeties; Valarie Garcia scored.
Catcher Elaina Garcia threw out a baserunner, and Taylor Jay handled 10 fielding chances flawlessly.… Read the rest