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Local man killed on OK road

| March 9, 2017

In one-car wreck

A Springtown man was killed in single-vehicle accident in southeastern Oklahoma Saturday, March 4.
Patrick Beattie, 69, died in a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma on U.S. Hwy. 69.
The accident reportedly occurred in a rural area four miles north of McAlester.… Read the rest

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Work finally starts on Hwy. 199

| March 9, 2017
Work finally starts on Hwy. 199

BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
On your mark.
Get set.
Slow down!
Yet again, the commute between Azle and Lake Worth will slow to 40 miles per hour as main lane traffic is diverted to the frontage roads.
It’s all in preparation for the next phase of construction on Jacksboro Highway between Western Center Boulevard and Nine Mile Bridge Road.
The $46.3 million project will improve safety and mobility on a key thoroughfare in Northwest Tarrant County, completing a five-mile section of Hwy. 199.… Read the rest

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Personal, financial strains great on Springtown family

| March 2, 2017
Personal, financial strains great on Springtown family

One-year-old Ezra has kidney disease

Springtown resident Krystall Patterson’s one-year-old son Ezra is in need of a new kidney.

BY CHRISTINA DERR
When Springtown resident Krystall Patterson found out she was expecting her second child nearly two years ago, she was filled with excitement.
After struggling with infertility for several years, she discovered she was pregnant with a son in June 2015.
That all changed, she said, after she had the standard anatomy ultrasound at 20 weeks gestation.
It was at that point her doctor revealed to her that Patterson’s unborn son appeared to have underdeveloped kidneys.
Additionally to the kidney concerns, Patterson’s own amniotic fluid was measuring lower that it should.… Read the rest

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Meth, pot bust corrals local trio

| March 2, 2017
Meth, pot bust corrals local trio

Shad Wayne Wallace

Bayley Wanser

Kruz Wanser

BY CHRISTINA DERR
Two Springtown teenagers and a Poolville man were charged with various felonies after the Parker County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a Springtown residence Tuesday, Feb. 21.
After obtaining a warrant from Parker County’s Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace, SCU investigators executed the search at a residence in the Midway Mobile Home and RV Park in the 4500 block of East Hwy. 199.… Read the rest

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City to work with Legends museum

| March 2, 2017

Entities will split responsibilities

BY CHRISTINA DERR
The Springtown city council unanimously approved a lease between the city and the owners of the Springtown Legends Museum, Laurie and Julia Moseley, at the February meeting of the council Thursday, Feb. 23.
This lease stipulates that the Moseleys will continue to pay the property taxes on the land and the structure and that the city will be responsible for all utilities, insurance, and maintenance.… Read the rest

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Man, 83, seriously injured in wreck

| March 2, 2017
Man, 83, seriously injured in wreck

BY CHRISTINA DERR
A major three-vehicle accident seriously injured an 83-year-old Springtown man Monday, Feb. 27.
The accident occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of Hwy. 199.… Read the rest

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Free wheelin’

| February 23, 2017
Free wheelin’

Donations get paralyzed dog, Sophie, a wheelchair

BY CHRISTINA DERR
When Angie Carter was referred to The Dog House in Springtown, she assumed it was because they were good dog groomers, but the service she received was more than she could have ever expected.… Read the rest

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Hoops kids set to pour into town

| February 23, 2017

For fundraiser

By Mark K. Campbell
If you see lots of children in basketball gear in town in the next few days, it’s because of the Springtown Showdown.
The event, set for Thursday-Friday, Feb. 23-25, is a dual fundraiser for Project Celebration 2017 and the Springtown Education Foundation.… Read the rest

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Miss winter?

| February 23, 2017
Miss winter?

Warmest Feb. ever might be a prelude to sizzling spring, summer

BY CHRISTINA DERR
The weather lately sure has had people asking “What happened to winter?”
If it has seemed unseasonably warm, that’s because it has been.… Read the rest

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Springtown, Reno looking at elections

| February 23, 2017

No challengers in SISD

The filing deadline for both places on the ballot and write-in candidates has passed, and it appears only the city of Springtown will have to hold an election.
Elsewhere the election has the potential to be canceled in the city of Sanctuary while the city of Reno has nine candidates vying for three seats.… Read the rest

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