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
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
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
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