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SISD FFA students attend three major stock shows

| March 26, 2015
SISD FFA students attend three major stock shows

By Natalie Gentry
The Springtown Independent School District FFA program had 17 students exhibit animals in three of the state’s major livestock shows in the last two months.
“Exhibiting livestock allows students to actively participate in the agriculture industry, as well as teach them numerous life lessons,” said Emily Grant, Springtown High School agricultural education teacher and one of the FFA sponsors.
The next big show for these exhibitors and many other Springtown FFA members … Read the rest

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Easter Egg Hunt in Reno

| March 26, 2015
Easter Egg Hunt in Reno

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Winter is a Foggy Memory

| March 26, 2015
Winter is a Foggy Memory

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VFDs help in Wise Co.

| March 26, 2015

By Natalie Gentry
Springtown and Poolville firefighters responded to a call for mutual aid when a home on the Wise-Parker County line was engulfed in flames March 19.
First responders received the call to the home on State Highway 199 around noon.
Despite the assistance of Boonsville/Balsora and Salt Creek Volunteer Fire Departments, the home was deemed a total loss.
The homeowners were not at the residence when the firefighters arrived.… Read the rest

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Running for a cause

| March 26, 2015

Reno Elementary school to host 5K March 28

by Natalie Gentry
The Reno Elementary School Flight Crew – the student leadership group – will host a 5K run/walk/roll to raise money and awareness for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).
According to the SMA Foundation website, SMA is a genetic disease which causes muscle atrophy and weakness.
The disease usually appears in early childhood and is the leading genetic cause of death in infants and toddlers.… Read the rest

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Amen!

| March 26, 2015
Amen!

Gospel singer Crocker coming here April 5

by Natalie Gentry
The Western Star Cowboy Church at 890 County Road 3696 in Springtown will host award-winning Gospel singer Beverly K. Crocker April 5 at 10 a.m.
Crocker has been ministering through music for more than 15 years.
Growing up around music, she has fond memories of dancing and singing since the age of three when she use to dance while her grandfather played various musical instruments … Read the rest

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Police Blotter

| March 26, 2015

During the week of March 16-22, officers with the Springtown Police Department arrested eight individuals for Class C traffic warrants stemming from failures to appear in court or lack of paying the fine.… Read the rest

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Ribbon Cuttings

| March 26, 2015
Ribbon Cuttings

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Daddy-Daughter Dance

| March 26, 2015
Daddy-Daughter Dance

The high school cafeteria was full of dancing and delights during the Daddy-Daughter Dance Saturday, March 21. Line dances, two-steps, and good ol’ boogies were the favorite tunes of the night.
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Under the big top

| March 19, 2015
Under the big top

 

 

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming

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