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SEF doling out thousands in scholarships

| May 15, 2014
SEF doling out thousands in scholarships

Springtown Education Foundation awarding $36K this year

by Mark K. Campbell
Springtown Education Foundation (SEF) President Tootie Hall told Optimist Club members May 13 that the 22-year-old organization is doing just fine.
In fact, it’s expanding.
For more than two decades, SEF has passed out scholarships to worthy Springtown students bound for college.… Read the rest

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A Cheer-ful Car Wash

| May 15, 2014
A Cheer-ful Car Wash

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LaJunta VFD Fundraiser

| May 15, 2014
LaJunta VFD Fundraiser

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Springtown Lions Club Mayfest

| May 15, 2014
Springtown Lions Club Mayfest

Vendors and games lined the square and a section of Springtown park during Lions Club annual Mayfest celebration on Saturday May 10. The day featured free eye exams, the Springtown Fire Truck, and a softball tournament in addition to the bounce houses, face painting, carnival-like games, and shopping area.
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The votes are in:

| May 15, 2014
The votes are in:

Residents stick with familiar reps

 

 

by Natalie Gentry
While many area incumbents ran unopposed this year, Parker County residents in Springtown and Reno went to the polls May 10 to decide who will represent them on their city councils.… Read the rest

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Springtown man nailed for hammer assault

| May 15, 2014
Springtown man nailed for hammer assault

by Natalie Gentry
A Springtown man was arrested the evening of May 7 after he reportedly assaulted a woman with a hammer.
Deputies from the Parker County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 3200 block of State Highway 199 West at about 10:35 p.m. Wednesday.
According to the probable cause affidavit, a witness reported that Gordon Flanagan, 53, of Springtown had attacked his girlfriend with a hammer.… Read the rest

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Focus and the family

| May 15, 2014
Focus and the family

SHS valedictorian and salutatorian look to the future

By Natalie Gentry
Springtown High School (SHS) valedictorian, Shay Chandler and salutatorian, Rebecca “Nikki” Jones both attribute their achievements to familial support and an inner drive to do well.… Read the rest

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Earthquakes:

| May 15, 2014

Lots of talk, little movement

by Carla Noah Stutsman
Four months after the last “felt” earthquake occurred in the Azle/Reno/Springtown area, elected officials and seismic researchers alike headed to Austin in another attempt to shake things up.
The Texas House Energy Resources Subcommittee on Seismic Activity heard testimony May 12 from Azle Mayor Alan Brundrett, Reno Mayor Lynda Stokes, and SMU researchers Dr. Brian Stump and Dr. Heather Deshon.… Read the rest

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Countdown to Splashdown

| May 15, 2014
Countdown to Splashdown

The big bucket is up at the Springtown Park Splashpad. At the Grand Opening Saturday, May 24, 32 gallons will regularly tip over, zoom down the slide, and drench happy youngsters (and likely many adults) below.    Photo by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest

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| May 15, 2014

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