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
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
On your mark.
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
One-year-old Ezra has kidney diseaseBY 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
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
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
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
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
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