Area high school seniors who attended the Weatherford College Upward Bound program this summer include: (back row, l-r) Guadalupe Munoz, Tommy Kelleher, Lucas Ringo, Jessie Tidwell, Micah Ragle, and Tyler Cumbus; (middle) Cameron Oakely, Kristine Camacho, David Garcia, Isaac Meza, and Karrie Hayes; (front) Emily Miles, Priscila Soto, Marisol Soto, Natalia Martinez. Photos courtesy of Weatherford College Upward Bound… Read the rest
Services, health checks, workshops, prayer among offerings
by Carla Noah Stutsman
The Abbey Church, located at 10400 Jacksboro Highway between Azle and Lake Worth, will host a Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17.
This event is free and it’s open to the public.
The church is partnering with local health care agencies to provide services like cholesterol, glucose, and blood pressure checks, flu shots for those age 18 and older, better health … Read the rest
By Natalie Gentry
Members of the Springtown High School (SHS) Choir participated in the first round of the All State Choir Competition Saturday, Sept. 19.
Twenty-three students participated in the competition and 17 singers advanced to the next round.
“Some of these kids have been working on this music since July,” said SHS Choir Director Denise Johnson. “They’ve put in a lot of time and effort. I’m very proud of all of them.”… Read the rest
SHS retains the lead in the White Division of the 2015 Brookshire’s ExtraPoint competition. However, second place Parkers Chapel High School in El Dorado, Arkansas out-paced the Porcupines by 100 texts this week. Text PORCUPINES to 43101 every day to help the school win $10,000.… Read the rest
by Natalie Gentry
A Springtown woman scored big at the 2015 State Fair of Texas, and the resulting inspiration will soon benefit everyone in town.
Katherine Wall earned an honorable mention at the fair for her blueberry jam.
This is Wall’s first time to enter any competition at this level.… Read the rest
After four weeks, Springtown High School is still in first place in the Brookshire’s ExtraPoint competition.
Although the standings have not changed for the top five schools, SHS has experienced a drop in the number of votes texted.
“We actually dropped 40 texts between week three and four,” said Springtown Brookshire’s Store Director Mark Baumann. “The three schools right behind us all increased the number … Read the rest
David Ward, a Springtown native and a third generation firefighter, spoke at the monthly gathering of the Springtown Chamber of Commerce in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week Oct.4-10.
In keeping with the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 2015 theme “Hear the Beep where you Sleep,” Ward began … Read the rest