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City begins budget work

Pay, splash park, streets major topics   BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net As the governmental budget season continues its march toward a Sept. 30 deadline, the Springtown city council...

Springtown mayor dies

Clayton’s cause of death not immediately known BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net Springtown’s mayor Tom Clayton died early yesterday morning, July 11. Clayton, who would have turned 58 July...

Road projects begin

BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net Two roadway construction projects began in Springtown this week – one of which is already causing major delays. Drivers traveling on Hwy. 199...

Fourth arrives with a bang here

Patriotic event at Still Waters benefited 2 groups BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net It was quite the patriotic scene at Still Waters Retreat July 4. Hosted there was an...

Longtime public works director jailed

Webb fired following allegations of theft BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net One of Springtown’s longest-tenured employees is out and is facing criminal charges following allegations that he used...

Finding sanctuary

Couple has big goals for rescue BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net Just west of Springtown sits an animal rescue that is unlike most. Instead of everyday house pets like...

PC stock show ends

Local students place, earn scholarships BY KAYLEE PIPPINS Many students across Springtown and Poolville ISDs competed at the Parker County Youth Livestock Show June 4-9. The area...

Learning the basics

Youngsters enjoyed learning soccer basics at the annual camp. Photo by Mark K. Campbell

Work begins July 9

Hwy. 199 to be resurfaced on westside of town BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net Parts of Hwy. 199 that come through Springtown will receive a facelift within the...

Bullying topic of 2 planning meetings

Stakeholders to gather to address concerns BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net Springtown ISD is hosting two meetings for stakeholders to discuss the creation of a “School Safety Committee.”...