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Corralling the Pigskin

Corralling the Pigskin

Scores of future Porcupines turned out for the annual football camp conducted by Springtown Head Coach Brian Hulett and his staff.      Photos by Mark K. Campbell

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City approves hiring of economic director with a unanimous vote

City approves hiring of economic director with a unanimous vote

Chad Seybert expressed concerns about the safety of the disc golf course.            Photo by Natalie Gentry

 

High-speed chases, disc golf, and ice cream truck issues also addressed

BY NATALIE GENTRY
The Springtown City Council’s July 23 meeting addressed plenty – economic development, disc golf, ice cream trucks, and police chases.

Economic directed hired
The council unanimously chose Pamela Mundo of Mundo and Associates to begin building the city’s economic … Read the rest

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110 in the Shade

110 in the Shade

It wasn’t really 110 in the shade – this thermometer got some direct sun – but, after a wet spring and early summer, 100-plus degree days have arrived.
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SPD trains for active shooter scenario

SPD trains for active shooter scenario

(L-r): Officer Cres Salazar, Lt. Curtis Stone, SRO Cpl. Frank Carroll, and Sgt. Curtis Hamlin of SERT clear a hall at Springtown High School during active shooter response training. Photo courtesy SISD

 

 

Department officers go through drills at SHS, Goshen Ele.

BY NATALIE GENTRY
While they hope it never happens here, Springtown police aren’t taking any chances when it comes to the possibility of an active shooter incident.… Read the rest

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Sports

Football info arrives as season nears

by Mark K. Campbell
Football is a trending topic around Springtown right now.

Season tickets
Season ticket holders can renew their reserved seats for 2015 games Aug. 3-14.
If they don’t, those seats will be made available to the public on Aug. 17.
Game tickets are $7 each, $35 for five home games.
Once the season begins, individual game tickets will be sold.
Sales are conducted at the SISD Administrative Office at 301 East 5th … Read the rest

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The 2015 Football Camp

The 2015 Football Camp

It was warm on the Springtown High School campus, but that didn’t stop scores of youngsters from attending the annual football camp. Led by SHS Head Coach Brian Hulett and his staff, young athletes participated in a series of drills and activities to prepare them for upcoming seasons.Read the rest

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Football camp comes to SHS campus July 27

Football camp comes to SHS campus July 27

Elite volleyball camp here July 30

The last two summer camps overlap.
The annual football camp is slated for July 27-30.
Conducted at the Multi-Purpose Center, the fee is $50 for incoming 7 through 9 grade boys.
Each boy who signs up for the same camp from the same family participates at half price.
On July 30-Aug. 1, an Elite Volleyball Camp arrives for incoming 9-12 graders.… Read the rest

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Movie Man

Pixels doesn’t one up Sandler’s film reputation

Pixels doesn’t one up Sandler’s film reputation

Critics are tearing apart the latest Adam Sandler movie; Pixels, despite a cool premise, could not even win the week.
Pundits wonder if the end has arrived the Sandler who has not had a Sandler-esque hit in years.

About the film
Despite what you might hear, it’s possible to see a decent Sandler movie. Billy Madison (1995) was funny and so was Happy Gilmore (1996). The Wedding Singer (1998, Movie Man No. 221, a 5) … Read the rest

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