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Annual Christmas on the Square arrives here Dec. 6

| November 25, 2014
Annual Christmas on the Square arrives here Dec. 6

By Natalie Gentry
Each December for the last 20 years, Christmas on the Square has provided Springtown residents with a fun combination of holiday entertainment and shopping.
This year‘s event is set for Saturday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.… Read the rest

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Museum Cuts Ribbon

| November 25, 2014
Museum Cuts Ribbon

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Vocational Student of the Month

| November 25, 2014
Vocational Student of the Month

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Goshen Creek moves Trot

| November 25, 2014

Officials for the annual Goshen Creek Elementary School PTA Turkey Trot erred on the side of caution and moved the race when inclement weather was predicted Nov. 22.
The new 5K race date is Saturday, Dec. 13.
Running is free; t-shirts will be sold for $12.… Read the rest

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Springtown High ready to present Steel Magnolias

| November 25, 2014
Springtown High ready to present Steel Magnolias

By Natalie Gentry
Springtown High School’s Theater Arts students performed a sneak peak of their production of Steel Magnolias for those in attendance at the Springtown Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving luncheon Nov. 20.
The play, by Robert Harling, focuses on the relationships among a group of Southern women in northern Louisiana.
The comedy-drama – based on Harling’s family experience following the death of his sister in 1985 from diabetic complications – originally opened off-Broadway at … Read the rest

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SMS students annual canned food drive a hit

| November 25, 2014
SMS students annual canned food drive a hit

By Natalie Gentry
From Nov. 10-21, seventh and eighth grade students at Springtown Middle School collected more than 1,300 canned and non-perishable food items during their annual canned food drive.
Chrystal Sisk’s class collected 274 cans, earning the number one spot during the food drive.
Students from Springtown Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) delivered the non-perishable food items to Neighbor to Neighbors in Springtown Nov. 24.… Read the rest

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Dickey’s Ribbon Cutting

| November 25, 2014
Dickey’s Ribbon Cutting

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Christmas Tour of Homes is Dec. 6

| November 25, 2014

The annual Springtown Christmas Tour of Homes arrives Dec. 6 with a twist.
This year, the entire event will be conducted at Still Waters Retreat Center at 383 Country Road 3672.
There, a variety of family friendly activities waits, including hay rides, roasting chestnuts, and folks in period costumes.
Tickets are $10 and available at the Chamber of Commerce office on the Square, 112 South Main Street.… Read the rest

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Send me an Angel

| November 25, 2014
Send me an Angel

Senior Angel Tree needs help this season

By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Chamber of Commerce has almost 50 adoptees on this year’s Senior Angel Tree.
The Chamber and Neighbor to Neighbors Food Pantry are working hard to ensure that every one of these seniors have a merry Christmas.… Read the rest

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Winds fuel 30-acre fire

| November 25, 2014

By Natalie Gentry
Area fire departments received calls at 4:24 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 about a quickmoving grass fire near McVoid Road when a Springtown resident burning brush lost control of the fire due to high winds .
The fire spanned approximately 30 acres and threatened six structures.
However, units from Springtown, La Junta, Central, Reno, Briar, and Azle kept the flames from reaching those buildings and got the fire under control within an hour.… Read the rest

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