By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Independent School District (SISD) is considering hiring an energy conservation company to help reduce the district’s bills.
“Outside of payroll, utility bills – electricity, wastewater, and gas – are the largest expense in the district’s budget,” SISD superintendent, Mike Kelley said.
The school board heard from Leonard Merrell, a representative of Dallas-based Cenergistic Inc. and retired school superintendent, about the possible savings the district could see if they partner with … Read the rest
This year’s I’ve Got Talent contest is ready for auditions.
The event, which will run during Sting Fling Saturday, Sept. 13, will conduct auditions at the same place where the contest will be held – 404 West Main Street.
The live auditions will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10.
After paying a $15 entry fee, providing a photo, and filling out a contestant form, performers may audition for up to one minute.… Read the rest
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Parker County is hosting a breast screening for women 35 and older Aug. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Medicare and most insurances will be accepted. The mammograms are fully funded for women without insurance.
Screenings will occur in a mobile unit and are designed for routine examinations only.
Those with breast problems need to see a physician.… Read the rest
Wild West Festival seeking volunteers
This year marks the 30th annual Wild West Festival, Springtown’s premier party on the square.
It takes a lot of people to keep such an event going – and volunteers are needed again in 2014.
The Saturday, Sept. 20 festival contains so many activities – a parade, vendor booths, a barbecue cook-off among them – that something can be found for any volunteer.… Read the rest
Brookshire’s again setting up fluid replacement bins
Folks can help local emergency personnel in a number of ways, one being donating Gatorade to First Responders during the hot Texas summer months.
Brookshire’s is repeating its program to encourage their customers to help out those that help us by collecting Gatorade purchases and delivering them to where they are most needed.
The event runs from July 30 to Aug. 26.… Read the rest