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36 SHS musicians head to state

by Christina Derr christina@azlenews.net Springtown High School Band Director Chris McLellan took 91 students to the Region 30 Solo and Ensemble contest at Aledo High School...

Reno official named city admin

By Christina Derr The Reno City Council voted 5-0 at its Feb. 26 meeting to appoint Director of Public Works Scott Passmore as the acting...

Cop stop shocks: 9 narcotics found

By Christina Derr What began as a routine traffic stop for Reno Police officers Feb. 23 netted nearly 12 grams of nine separate narcotics. At approximately...

Local Arrests: Feb. 19-25

The following individuals list addresses in Springtown, Reno, Poolville, or the surrounding area and were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into...

Annual Springtown daddy-daughter dance coming March 24

The Sound of Springtown is hosting a Daddy-Daughter Dance March 24 at Springtown High School. If purchased online at www.soundofspringtown.com, the cost is $30 per...

Frommeyer earns honors from Optimists

SHS Principal Scott McPherson reads the Springtown Optimist Club’s winning essay penned by junior Mallory Frommeyer.The topic was “Can Society Function Without Respect?” Frommeyer...

A pet for Christmas? Consider the shelter

BY CHRISTINA DERR With new pets being one of the top gifts requested and given as Christmas presents, local animal control officials ask those considering...

Azle’s busy ER expanding to handle patients thanks to generous fundraiser

Levis and Lace event raises over $200,000 for growth BY CHRISTINA DERR The emergency department at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle (THA) is about to...

Area sales tax revenues up for 2017 – except in Reno

Azle, Springtown see increases from 2016 numbers BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN With only one exception, area taxing authorities ended 2017 having generated more revenue from sales...

Burn bans cover three counties

BY CHRISTINA DERR The Tarrant County Commissioners Court and Parker County Judge Mark Riley instituted burn bans for their respective jurisdictions Tuesday, Dec. 12. Wise County...