Parker County ESD1 provides fire protection for a large portion of the county but also plays a role in the community. Above, Engine 48 participates in the Springtown Homecoming Parade. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
Election looms for Poolville annexation
By Carla Noah Stutsman
When residents of northern Parker County look at their tax bill, they’ll note one of the the smallest portions goes to Parker County Emergency … Read the rest
SHS Drumline continues to grow and challenge itself during 2015 season
By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown High School Drumline has taken the 2015 season by the horns.
At the Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) Drumline Contest Saturday, Sept. 12 SHS took first place in 4A and won outstanding snares, … Read the rest
Aaron Redder of Freese and Nichols made the recommendation to award the 5th Street ground storage tank construction contract to Tank and Vessel Builders at the Oct. 1 council meeting Photo by Natalie Gentry
by Natalie Gentry
The Springtown city council awarded contracts for multiple projects throughout the city at a special called meeting Thursday, Oct. 1.
Although the item did not appear on the agenda for the meeting, … Read the rest
Updated, it’s now more user-friendly
BY NATALIE GENTRY
Springtown Independent School District (SISD) has a new look online.
The school district rolled out a new website last month. The site is cleaner and easier to navigate, and it is responsive, meaning it automatically scales to … Read the rest
BY NATALIE GENTRY
Leadership in its many forms was the core of JB Perry’s address to the Springtown Chamber of Commerce at its Sept. 24 luncheon.
Known throughout Springtown as the school district’s Fine Arts director, Perry also travels throughout Texas and the country teaching various professions leadership concepts in a workshop format.… Read the rest
Porcupine Stadium will once again be filled with music Saturday, Oct. 3 as 15 bands compete at the second annual Sound of Springtown Showcase.
Fourteen schools from all over North Texas will take the field competition as a way to prepare … Read the rest
The good guys (right) win again, but it takes a gunfight – a really loud gunfight judging from the bevy of covered ears – to take out the bad guys. The 31st Wild West Festival brought hundreds of folks to town where they jammed the Square. Photo by Natalie Gentry
Five people were arrested Sept. 14 at a home just outside Springtown after a tip led law enforcement there to investigate.
Undercover officers with the Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit approached a residence in the 800 block of Lynch Bend Road to acquire additional information about the investigation stemming from an anonymous Crime Stoppers Tip.
SCU members spoke with a woman identified as Gayla Eugenia Hammons, 54, of Springtown, who was unfamiliar with the investigators, … Read the rest
Porcupines current and former followed the Sept. 21 Homecoming Parade that meandered to the old football stadium where the traditional Lighting of the Letters brought cheers. Photo by Mark K. Campbell
By Mark K. Campbell
A few years ago, football fans could buy tickets in advance.
That stopped recently and some people have asked it to return.
So, Carl Hornback, stadium facilities director, is gearing up to bring back advance purchases for varsity games … Read the rest