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Waldrop a top scholar-athlete

| April 17, 2014
Waldrop a top scholar-athlete

Honored by Dallas Gridiron Club

 

 

by Mark K. Campbell
Porcupine Kolyn Waldrop took time off from being the District 6-3A discus champion to pick up a prestigious honor.… Read the rest

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Pearson is RRC seismologist

| April 17, 2014

Seismologist, former Texas ranch manager, strong advocate for protecting and conserving Texas groundwater and surface water.
Those are just a few words that describe Dr. David Craig Pearson, who was hired March 28 by the Railroad Commission of Texas to be its staff seismologist.
Hired in direct response to the infamous “30 earthquakes in 60 days” that occurred mostly in November and December 2013 in and around the Azle area, Pearson is also a former … Read the rest

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Who let the dog out?

| April 17, 2014
Who let the dog out?

Children’s author and his canine companions visit SES

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Morrow earns national award

| April 17, 2014
Morrow earns national award

SHS student’s essay picked No. 1 in Minnesota

By Natalie Gentry
Kendall Morrow, a junior at Springtown High School, competed at the Future Educators Association (FEA) National Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota April 10-12.
She earned first place with her essay “Unite Together” which examines the high school dropout epidemic in the U.S.… Read the rest

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SISD employee attacks Azle cops

| April 10, 2014
SISD employee attacks Azle cops

Man wrecks city vehicle, injures 2 APD officers at police station

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A now-former employee of the Springtown Independent School District is held in the Tarrant County jail after he waged an attack on the Azle Police Department Saturday night, April 5.
A police vehicle owned by the city was damaged and two officers were injured in the wake of the attack.… Read the rest

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SISD bad weather waivers approved

| April 10, 2014

5 days won’t have to be made up

By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Independent School District (SISD) received confirmation on March 26 from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) that the district’s requests for inclement weather waivers have been approved.
SISD requested waivers for five of the seven bad weather days that were missed this winter due to ice and snow.
Waivers were not requested for two of the canceled school days because of weather days … Read the rest

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New AD settling in

| April 10, 2014
New AD settling in

Hulett says kids have already ‘bought in’ to his concepts

by Mark K. Campbell
New athletic director/head football coach Brian Hulett watched some SHS athletes competing at the district track meet at Porcupine Stadium April 9.… Read the rest

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A spiritual journey worth witnessing

| April 10, 2014
A spiritual journey worth witnessing

Vet heads mission trips back to Vietnam

By Natalie Gentry

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.Read the rest

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…and the law won

| April 3, 2014
…and the law won

Springtown man charged with 5 felonies after fighting with police

By Natalie Gentry
Here’s further proof that fighting with police officers is a bad idea.
Jerry Glen Dugan Jr., 25, of Springtown was arrested on the evening of Monday, March 31 and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct – discharge of a firearm.… Read the rest

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Growing by leaps and bounds

| April 3, 2014
Growing by leaps and bounds

City Council approves multiple projects

by Natalie Gentry
The Springtown City Council received updates on and approved several projects at last week’s monthly meeting.

Splashpad
Once groundbreaking for the Springtown Splashpad occurred earlier this month, crews and contractors have been working nonstop.
Two foundations have been poured in the area – one for the Splashpad and one for the restrooms.
The bathroom facilities – which will be divided for access both inside and outside the … Read the rest

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