The coffers for the annual Class of 2015 Project Graduation swelled after the Nov. 15 Cow Patty Bingo fundraiser.
A cow borrowed from Elden and Jimmie Gee eventually made a winner out of Jay Grubis – who immediately donated his winnings back to Project Graduation.
Several students earned cash for selling tickets.
Kelly Boyett sold 59 and earned $100.
The runner-up was Makenna Pruitt whose 57 sales made her $75 richer.… Read the rest
But inclement weather possible
It’s becoming an annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition: the Goshen Creek PTA Turkey Trot.
Hopefully, it can stay that way Saturday, Nov. 22. However, inclement weather might arrive. To check on delays or cancellation, visit the Goshen Creek PTA Facebook page.
This year’s 5K (3.1 mile) race – open to all students and community members – begins at 8 a.m.
Registration starts at 7…and it’s free.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
Emiley Novak and Aaron Byrd were selected as the Tex-Anne and Texan for the month of November by the Springtown Optimist Club.
Novak, 16, is the daughter of Kendall and Danice Novak.
She currently is ranked No. 3 in the Class of 2016 with a sparkling grade point average of 103.542.
She has maintained perfect attendance at Springtown High School.
Her scholastic career is jammed with honors work – in geometry, … Read the rest
Springtown Police bring back “Tickets for Toys”
by Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Police Department will begin their holiday toy drive next week.
From Nov. 18 through Dec. 23 officers will issuing little red tickets for toys for minor violations.
These tickets are not actual citations but an opportunity to spread Christmas cheer.
The hope is that, in the spirit of giving, recipients of these “tickets” will pay it forward and donate a new, unwrapped gift … Read the rest