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JV, 9th face football rivals

| October 23, 2014

The junior varsity football Porcupines and the freshman squad continued their seasons against different foes.
The JV (5-2) raced out to a 20-0 first quarter lead and went on to defeat Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis 33-0 on the road.
Springtown scored 5 rushing TDs.
Tyler Bragg got 3 of them. Two came on a pair of first quarter 5-yard runs.
Scoring as well in that opening period was Hayden Quinn, also from the 5.… Read the rest

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Eureka Lodge raises scholarship funds

| October 23, 2014
Eureka Lodge raises scholarship funds

Tim Hennessey was the winner of a Remington Deer Rifle during a scholarship fund raising raffle hosted by Eureka Masonic Lodge 371 in Springtown Saturday Oct. 18.
Traditionally Eureka Masonic Lodge has held fundraisers like this for scholarships to benefit college freshman for books and tuition.
The Lodge has awarded $54,000 to students entering college this year alone and is endeavoring to raise the amount to $55,000 this spring.… Read the rest

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Parent class at GCE

| October 23, 2014

Goshen Creek Elementary School will be hosting a program on the first Monday of each month designed to share information, answer questions, and address any concerns that parents may have.
The meeting will begin with a brief address from an administrator, and then the group will split up by grade level where parents will have the opportunity to talk with a teacher, find out what will be going on in class during the next month.… Read the rest

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N2N children’s Christmas angel tree

| October 23, 2014
N2N children’s Christmas angel tree

Food pantry focuses on SISD students in need

by Natalie Gentry
The Neighbor to Neighbors Food Pantry has requested that each of the churches in the Springtown Independent School District take an active part in providing Christmas for the needy children in the school system.
In the past, one church has been the project’s sponsor; however the size of the district and the program has increased enough that N2N is asking for help from more … Read the rest

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Sr. Angel tree applications taken Oct. 27

| October 23, 2014
Sr. Angel tree applications taken Oct. 27

By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Chamber of Commerce will begin taking applications for this year’s Senior Angel Program at the chamber office the week of Oct. 27.
All senior applications will be processed through the chamber.
The chamber will coordinate with Neighbor to Neighbors (N2N) and Affordable Housing to ensure that they reach as many senior citizens as possible.… Read the rest

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SISD Pink Out

| October 23, 2014
SISD Pink Out

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Fire safety and family history topics of next museum talk

| October 23, 2014

By Natalie Gentry
The next Springtown Legends Museum talk will feature David Ward on Oct. 30.
He will discuss fire safety as it pertains to the museum, and to those attending.
October is Fire Prevention Month, and this year’s theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!”
Ward is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), and has been on the CFPS Board of Directors since 2009.… Read the rest

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Wanted: Sr. Christmas lunch sponsors

| October 23, 2014

By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Education Foundation, in conjunction with the Springtown Chamber of Commerce has created festive sponsor levels to recognize the generosity of community members and businesses that donate to the annual Senior Citizen Christmas Luncheon.
A $100 donation earns the Dasher level while a $200 sponsorship earns the Prancer level and $250 bumps the donor to the Comet level.
Sponsors who donate $500 will earn the Cupid level and an $800 donation … Read the rest

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Burning questions for outdoor fires

| October 23, 2014

During a burn ban, no burning of any type is allowed.However even when there isn’t a ban is in place, there are still some general rules residents are required to follow before outdoor burning.
• The City of Springtown has an ordinance against burning within city limits.
• Before burning be aware of wind direction and other weather conditions so that smoke and other pollutants will not present a hazard to roads, landing strips, or … Read the rest

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Hornback, Gideon earn club’s honors

| October 23, 2014
Hornback, Gideon earn club’s honors

by Mark K. Campbell
Two Springtown High School juniors were selected by the Optimist Club as the Tex-Anne and Texan of the Month.
Taking the former honor was Kylie Hornback while Russell Gideon was the Texan pick.… Read the rest

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