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Frances Adeline Harper, 67, retired, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Mrs. Harper was active on the PYPA organization and the Family Bible Church in Tracy, California for which she was commended for 38 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph and a brother Johnny Hicks.
Survivors include her daughter, Shannon Merrill and her husband Glen of Springtown, Texas and Kimberly Scarbrough and her husband Bert of Minden, Nevada; two … Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Independent School District (SISD) is considering hiring an energy conservation company to help reduce the district’s bills.
“Outside of payroll, utility bills – electricity, wastewater, and gas – are the largest expense in the district’s budget,” SISD superintendent, Mike Kelley said.
The school board heard from Leonard Merrell, a representative of Dallas-based Cenergistic Inc. and retired school superintendent, about the possible savings the district could see if they partner with … Read the rest
This year’s I’ve Got Talent contest is ready for auditions.
The event, which will run during Sting Fling Saturday, Sept. 13, will conduct auditions at the same place where the contest will be held – 404 West Main Street.
The live auditions will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10.
After paying a $15 entry fee, providing a photo, and filling out a contestant form, performers may audition for up to one minute.… Read the rest
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Parker County is hosting a breast screening for women 35 and older Aug. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Medicare and most insurances will be accepted. The mammograms are fully funded for women without insurance.
Screenings will occur in a mobile unit and are designed for routine examinations only.
Those with breast problems need to see a physician.… Read the rest
Wild West Festival seeking volunteers
This year marks the 30th annual Wild West Festival, Springtown’s premier party on the square.
It takes a lot of people to keep such an event going – and volunteers are needed again in 2014.
The Saturday, Sept. 20 festival contains so many activities – a parade, vendor booths, a barbecue cook-off among them – that something can be found for any volunteer.… Read the rest