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PC prosecutor marks achievement

Purett now board certified in criminal law One of Parker County’s prosecutors has joined an elite rank of lawyers practicing criminal law in Texas. Assistant District...

Threatening first responders not OK — or legal: Reno police chief

Holzschuh responds to officers, firefighters being threatened with deadly force by citizens BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net When Reno Police Chief Timothy Holzschuh gave his monthly report to...

4-H enrolling at SHS Aug. 28

The Springtown 4-H Club will host a come-and-go open house enrollment for the 2018-19 year Tuesday, Aug. 28. The event will take place in the...

Big class of new teachers welcomed

At annual luncheon for educators new to Springtown ISD BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net As the Springtown ISD welcomes one of the largest classes of new teachers to...

Recent rains end burn ban, dent drought conditions

BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net Much-needed rain over the last several days has impacted both the threat level of wildfires. After Parker County Judge Mark Riley issued an...

Community prayer rally for ISD to be held Sunday

As they have for several years, the Springtown Pastoral Fellowship will host its annual back-to-school prayer rally the night before SISD students return to...

TEA announces preliminary FIRST ratings

BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net When the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released its preliminary School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) scores Aug. 8, Springtown ISD...

PC jury indicts local man

BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net One Springtownian was among those indicted by the Parker County Grand Jury Aug. 9. Aaron Alejando Banales, 19, was indicted on a charge...

Porcupines complete unique summer program at WC

Several Porcupines were among nearly 50 local high school students who recently completed Weatherford College’s Upward Bound Summer Academy. All are first-generation college students who...

Springtown ISD honors longtime staff

More than 80 employees recognized for dedicated service BY CHRISTINA DERR christina@azlenews.net When Springtown ISD faculty and staff gathered Aug. 13 for convocation, the district honored its...