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Man found dead in apparent drowning

Authorities say victim was reported missing earlier the same day By Chris Agee Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported drowning Aug. 12 on Power...

SMS cheerleaders earn honors

The 2013-14 Springtown Middle School cheerleaders raked in a bevy of awards – and school hasn’t even started yet. At the National Cheerleader Association Camp...

Keeping Springtown clean one recycling bin at a time

Locals encouraged to visit city’s dedicated recycling center By Chris Agee Located directly behind Brookshire’s on Martin Avenue, a self-service recycling center offers locals a convenient...

Champion bull rider promotes first bull-riding event for Azle

This bull rider holds on to a bucking behemoth during a Chute 2 Promotions event in Justin earlier this summer. Promoter Kelly Clark is...

Church, businesses team up Aug. 17 to help kids succeed

Crossing Fellowship Church, Creative Dimension Hair Designs, and Body Exchange Fitness Center are teaming up to help make a difference in our community by...

Walnut Creek

While July began with moderate temperatures and above-average rainfall, August has ushered in more standard Texas summer conditions. Oppressive heat and a scarcity of...

Highland Road

First responders were dispatched to a fire in the 700 block of Highland Road Aug. 2. Fire crews were able to douse the burning...

Save on school supplies with sales tax holiday

The annual chance to save some cash arrives Aug. 9-11. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said shoppers can save money on certain items priced under $100...

Deputies arrest suspicious shopper

By Chris Agee A complainant in the 5000 block of State Highway 199 East in Springtown contacted the Parker County Sheriff’s Office Aug. 5 to...

Multiple profane 9-1-1 calls leads to Springtown man’s arrest

By Chris Agee A Springtown man called 9-1-1 multiple times Aug. 5, according to authorities, and attempted to engage dispatchers in a bizarre dialogue. Leslie William...