SHS valedictorian and salutatorian look to the future
This year’s valedictorian, Dawson Hinkley, and salutatorian, Grace Scott, at Springtown High School agree that the support of their family combined with an inner drive to succeed helped them achieve their high school goals and focus on their future.
“My parents have helped push me to follow my dreams,” Hinkley, son of David and LeAnn Hinkley, said. “My mom has had a large impact on my perseverance … Read the rest
Paradise Historical Society working to set up museum
The May 28 program at Springtown’s Legends Museum is from the Paradise Historical Society in Wise County regarding its highly successful Main Street Festival.
The Paradise Historical Society (PHS) began in 1998, at about the same time the Springtown Legends Museum started and moved into the 1907 house on North Main.
Members of the PHS have often visited the Legends Museum and local museum staff has visited … Read the rest
Phares, Tidwell named Students of the Month
by Mark K. Campbell
Two SHS juniors – Harlie Phares and Jessie Tidwell, Jr. – were selected as the Springtown Optimist Club’s May Students of the Month.
Phares, 17 and daughter of Lori Tate, is the Tex-Anne of the Month.… Read the rest
Texas’ annual ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday is Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25 this year. The sales tax holiday gives Texas families who want to save on the purchase of energy efficient appliances an opportunity to do just that.
“As the hottest part of the year approaches, Texas families are looking for energy efficient ways to cut costs on electric bills,” Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. “We are pleased to give Texas shoppers … Read the rest
The Springtown Independent School District (SISD) will once again provide free meals to any child in the area under the age of 18 this summer.
From Monday through Thursday, June 1-25, children can receive one at each meal time.
Adults may also receive meals for $3.50 during these times.
The meals will be served in the Springtown Middle School Cafeteria with breakfast running from 7:30-8 a.m. and lunch from 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.… Read the rest