The annual Homecoming parade featured all things Springtown including athletes, cheerleaders, dancers, the Sound of Springtown, pee wee teams and cheer squads, colorguards, royalty nominees, fire engines, trains – and the fiery Lighting of the Letters. Photos by Natalie Gentry… Read the rest
Women’s health event coming here Sept. 30
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Parker County along with coalition of local partners will conduct a Friend-to-Friend Party to help women have a better understanding of breast and cervical cancer and the best way to prevent these cancers.
The party will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Springtown Senior Citizens Center, located at 1070 North Main Street in Springtown.… Read the rest
Beef Cattle Field Day is being held Friday, Sep. 19, at Bob Tallman’s 3-T Rodeo Ranch, 3401 Lone Star Rd, Poolville.
Registration with coffee and donuts is at 9 a.m.
Topics to be presented include Cattle Working System, True Test Scales, Horn Fly and Lice Control, Your Role in Theft Protection and TSCRA, Marketing Your Calves, and Customer Interaction with Factory Reps and Sponsors.… Read the rest
The annual First United Methodist Church of Springtown Lord’s Acre Festival is set for Saturday, Sept. 27.
The event is conducted at the church’s Family Life Center on the corner of Highway 51 (Main Street) and Third.
A grilled pork chop lunch begins serving at 11:30 a.m. – $8 for adults, $4 for children – while quilts, hand-made crafts, canned goods, pastries, and a silent auction go on. A live auction begins at 1 p.m.… Read the rest
For the October 2014 administrations of the TAKS exit level tests, all registration for out-of-school examinees is online only. TAKS examinees (including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees) must register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/taksoos.
While regular registration has ended, examinees can continue to register on site at Springtown High School the day of testing.
The October 2014 TAKS exit level tests will be administered Oct. 20-23.… Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
A Parker County man died in a fatal horseback riding accident.
Scott Tomkin, 62, of Weatherford, was found in a pasture near FM 51 and Carter Road between Springtown and Weatherford in the evening of Sept. 3 and pronounced dead by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.
According to reports, Tomkin went out for a horseback ride at about 8 a.m. and was later found by a family member who then called the … Read the rest
SISD sits second in the early standings
by Natalie Gentry
The Brookshire’s chain is running a community oriented contest called the “Extrapoint Program” and the local store hopes to take home first place.
During the contest, each Brookshire’s will partner with a local high school for a chance to win a portion of the $170,000 the chain plans to donate to local high schools.… Read the rest