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Former resident gets 35 years for sexual assault

| May 21, 2015
Former resident gets 35 years for sexual assault

BY NATALIE GENTRY
David Kenneth Nelson, Sr., 51, once from Springtown and now of Phoenix, pleaded guilty to the 2011 aggravated sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in Parker County District Court on Tuesday, May 19.
He was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
According to a court report, Nelson was accused of sexually assaulting the victim numerous times beginning when she was 6 to when she turned 11 in Parker County and in the … Read the rest

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Springtown ISD Olympus Showcase

| May 21, 2015
Springtown ISD Olympus Showcase

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TRWD lifts Stage 1 water restrictions

| May 21, 2015

But Walnut Creek SUD does not

The Tarrant Regional Water District has notified its wholesale customers that Stage 1 watering restrictions terminated effective May 18.
The City of Springtown has followed suit and announced May 19 that its Stage I watering restrictions have been lifted as well.
According to a press release issued by TRWD, the drought restrictions were put in place in June 2013 when its reservoirs fell below 75 percent capacity, limiting outdoor … Read the rest

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More Spring Storms, More Damage

| May 21, 2015
More Spring Storms, More Damage

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The people have spoken

| May 14, 2015
The people have spoken

Clayton elected mayor, Stokes holds Reno post

BY NATALIE GENTRY
While many area incumbents ran unopposed this year, Parker County residents in Springtown and Reno went to the polls Saturday, May 9 to decide who will represent them on their city councils.

City of Springtown
Although three places on the City Council were up for election this year, only the Mayoral seat was contested.… Read the rest

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Straight-line winds wreak damage locally

| May 14, 2015
Straight-line winds wreak damage locally

 BY NATALIE GENTRY
The weather in Springtown and surrounding areas turned wild and dangerous May 7 with a combination of high straight-line winds, hail, lightning, and even funnel cloud sightings.… Read the rest

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Area VFDs help with nocturnal creek rescue

| May 14, 2015
Area VFDs help with nocturnal creek rescue

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A Kenny Chesney anthem pays homage to the sometimes reckless days of youth, proclaiming:
“Had no excuses for the things that we’d done,
We were brave, we were crazy, we were mostly young.”… Read the rest

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National Day of Prayer

| May 14, 2015
National Day of Prayer

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Special Send-off for Special Athletes

| May 7, 2015
Special Send-off for Special Athletes

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Almost $1.7 million

| May 7, 2015
Almost $1.7 million

Refinancing could save SISD serious cash

 

The Springtown Independent School District (SISD) Board of Trustees was presented with a potential bond refunding opportunity at the April meeting.
Joshua McLaughlin, of BOSC, Incorporated, presented the program.
“Over the last few years the district has taken advantage of the low interest rate environment and has implemented two separate refunding programs to lower the interest rates on portions of the district’s outstanding debt,” McLaughlin said. “Over those … Read the rest

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