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Early voting now open

| April 26, 2017
Early voting now open

Early voting for the May 6 general election opened Monday at 8 a.m. and will run through Tuesday, May 2.
Early voting hours are as follows:
• April 24 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• April 25 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
• April 26 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• April 27 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
• April 28 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• May 1 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
• May 2 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Voting in the general election will take place Saturday, May 6 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Registered voters in Parker County are eligible to vote at any of the county’s early voting locations which are listed on the county’s website at http://www.parkercountytx.com/DocumentCenter/View/3921.… Read the rest

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Save the tax on emergency preparedness supplies April 22-24

| April 18, 2017
Save the tax on emergency preparedness supplies April 22-24

Soon, you can purchase certain emergency preparedness supplies tax free during the Texas sales tax holiday April 22-24.

There’s no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, including the following if they are priced below $75:

  • batteries
  • first aid kits
  • fuel containers
  • ground anchor systems and tie-down kits
  • hatchets and axes
  • mobile telephone batteries and mobile telephone chargers
  • non-electric coolers and ice chests for food storage
  • non-electric can openers
  • portable self-powered light sources (hand-cranked flashlights)
  • portable self-powered radios, including two-way and weather band radios
  • reusable and artificial ice products
  • smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and carbon monoxide detectors
  • tarps and other plastic sheeting
  • flashlights

If priced below $300:

  • hurricane shutters and emergency ladders.
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Woody Creek bridge closed

| April 11, 2017
Woody Creek bridge closed

The Woody Creek bridge on Old Springtown Road south of the city limits is closed to traffic while it undergoes the process of being replaced.

The bridge, which spans the creek approximately two miles south of Springtown, is expected to remain closed through Friday, April 14.… Read the rest

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SMS shines at FCCLA state competition

| April 10, 2017
SMS shines at FCCLA state competition

The Springtown Middle School chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) participated in the organization’s state competition April 6-8 in Dallas. … Read the rest

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SHS band to host baked potato supper April 8

| April 7, 2017
SHS band to host baked potato supper April 8

Springtown High School’s band, the Sound of Springtown, will host a baked potato supper tomorrow Saturday, April 8.

Beginning at 6 p.m., the fundraiser will take place in the high school cafeteria.

Attendees will receive a baked potato, barbecue, dessert, and a drink for $8. Tickets are required for admission and can be purchased from any band student.… Read the rest

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Easter egg hunt at Newby Pavilion Saturday

| April 6, 2017
Easter egg hunt at Newby Pavilion Saturday

The city of Springtown will host a community Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 8 at Newby Pavilion in the Springtown Park.

The hunt, which will feature 4,000 eggs, will begin at 10 a.m.

In addition to thousands of eggs, hunters can also partake in face painting, kids’ crafts, and a bounce house; and the Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures.Read the rest

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Voter registration ends tomorrow

| April 5, 2017
Voter registration ends tomorrow

Voters who wish to cast a ballot in the May 6 general election have until tomorrow, April 6 to register to vote.

Tomorrow’s registration deadline is also the cutoff for those needing to update their addresses for May’s election.

To confirm voter registration status, visit the Texas Secretary of State’s “Am I Registered to Vote?” website at https://teamrv-mvp.sos.texas.gov/MVP/mvp.do.

Voter registration applications must be postmarked or turned into the voter registrar’s office by April 6.

The Parker County Voter Registrar’s office is located at 1112 Santa Fe Drive in  Weatherford and can be reached at 817-598-6185.

Voter registration applications can be found online at https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrapp/index.asp.… Read the rest

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Springtown cleanup this Saturday

| April 4, 2017
Springtown cleanup this Saturday

Springtown will host its annual city-wide cleanup this Saturday, April 8.

Citizens of Springtown can take general household and yard debris to the city’s collection center at 1361 Walnut Creek Drive.

 

To take advantage of the one-day cleanup, citizens will need to show a city of Springtown water bill.

Items that will not be accepted are paints, tires, batteries, items with freon, and dangerous chemicals.

The cleanup is set to take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.… Read the rest

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Ag Boosters steak dinner at SHS Friday

| April 3, 2017
Ag Boosters steak dinner at SHS Friday

The Springtown Ag Boosters will host their fourth annual steak dinner Friday, April 7.

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Springtown FFA students who are showing at the Parker County Live Stock Show in June.

Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. this Friday in the Springtown High School cafeteria.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Springtown High School, the Springtown Chamber of Commerce, or from any Springtown FFA member. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

For more information or to purchase tickets call 817-291-4346 or email springtownagboosters@gmail.com.

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No school for SISD students Monday

| March 31, 2017
No school for SISD students Monday

Class will not be in session for students of the Springtown Independent School District Monday, April 3.

Monday’s student holiday is a scheduled inservice day for teachers.

School resumes Tuesday, April 4.… Read the rest

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