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  1. Texas Man Sentenced To 15 Years for Beating, Kidnapping Gay Man He Met OnlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Towleroad

    Brice Johnson thought he had beaten Arron Keahey to death before he bound him with electrical cord and placed him in the trunk of his Ford Fusion in Springtown, Texas, on Sept. 2, 2013.

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  2. Texas Man Sentenced to 183 Months for Violent Kidnapping of Gay ManRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | PressReleasePoint

    The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas, and the FBI's Dallas Division Office announced that Brice Johnson, 19, of Springtown, Texas, was sentenced today in federal court to 183 months imprisonment for kidnapping a young gay man after luring the victim to his home and brutally assaulting him because of his sexual orientation. Johnson admitted in plea documents that, in the early morning hours of September 2, 2013, he connected with the adult male victim, identified as A.K., through the cell phone application for www.MeetMe.com .

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  3. Springtown man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping gets 15 years for hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Dallas Morning News

    The Springtown man who pleaded guilty to beating and kidnapping a 24-year-old man he met online will spend the next 183 months behind bars. Brice Johnson was staring at the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison following the Sept.

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  4. Parker County Man Sentenced to 15 Years For Kidnapping Gay Man He Met OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Dallas Observer

    ... eventually moved Keahey from the trunk to the back seat and drove him to an emergency medical services station in Springtown, a town 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth. Keahey eventually spent 10 days at Harris Medical Hospital in Fort Worth, where he ...

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  5. Businessman & Barbecue Lover Opens Dickey's Barbecue in SpringtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Sys-Con Media

    On Thursday, November 13 at The three-day grand opening kicks off on Thursday when the first 50 dine-in guests receive gift cards worth up to guests can stop by for $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches . Country station 95.9 The Ranch will be on hand and one lucky winner will win a is located at 100 East Highway 199 and the phone number is 817.523.2033.

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  6. It's a family thing: The trials and joys of playing for dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Graham Leader

    ... much adversity to overcome and get to that point where you earn respect from people." More than 60 miles away in Springtown, Landry Turner felt the same thing. His dad, Brad, had coached him and his older brother, Logan, since they could walk. Brad ...

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  7. Sisk gets 4-year sentence for burying bodyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... release from the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office. Sisk's father, William Farris Sisk Jr., 53, of Springtown, also pleaded guilty to tampering with physical evidence and was sentenced to four years in prison. The two are accused ...

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  8. New disposal well rules won't do enough to stop Azle earthquakes, state rep saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Business Journal

    The development pace for wastewater treatment facilities such as this Eagle Ford Shale site could slow as oil and gas companies invest in water recycling. State Rep. Lon Burnham , D-Fort Worth, criticized the Texas Railroad Commission's new rules on disposal wells , saying they will not prevent the rash of earthquakes that affected Azle, Springtown and Reno last year.

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  9. Wednesday, October 29, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... RUN - The Decatur Lady Eagles closed a sixth straight perfect run through league play Tuesday with a sweep of Springtown 25-13, 25-7, 25-11. Caroline Lowery led the way with 11 kills. Makayla Mayfield added 10 kills, and Cooper Martin six. ...

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  10. Police: Men committed 4 holdups in under 40 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Cory Brandon Bottoms, 21, of Louisville, Tevin Terrell Antoine, 22, of Elizabethtown, KY and Brandon G. Thomas, 22, of Springtown, TX are each charged with four counts of robbery. According to Louisville Metro Police, the men started by holding up the Circle K at 13401 Dixie Highway at 3:57 a.m. Oct. 5. At 4:21 a.m., they are charged robbing another Circle K store at 5203 Greenwood Road followed six minutes later by a Speedway at 7430 Terry Road. 2 comments

  11. Elderly Residents Dealing With Bed Bug InfestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | CBS Local

    Mary Mills, 73, can easily point out the bed bugs on her covers inside her bed room at the Spring Garden Apartments in Springtown. "See herea those are bed bugs," said Mills. 1 comment

  12. Parker County cattle owner shot puppy, adult HuskieRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... with a crime, shot the dogs earlier this week on his property in the 1100 block of Veal Station Road, south of Springtown. The dogs apparently got through a fence. The owner said saw only the adult dog and did not see the puppy until after he had ...

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  13. Parker County woman finds dogs shot dead on road, but sheriff says it was justifiedRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... em out. By evening, Keira and Flower had disappeared. She found them dumped at Veal Station Road and FM51 outside Springtown.

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  14. Friday, August 29, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... THE SEASON - Most Wise County schools will start the football season tonight at 7:30. Decatur will head to Springtown. Bridgeport will play host to Mineral Wells. Nocona heads to Alvord. Paradise takes on Red Oak Life at Ferris. Boyd will open ...

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  15. Stephen Marvin TaberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Ben Hayes. He is survived by his wife, Karen Taber of Azle; son Noal Richard Brown and wife, Lindsey, of Springtown; daughter Natalie Culberson and husband, Tye, of Stephenville; grandchildren Serinity, Kayla, Cayti, Trint, Tevin and Rae Ann; ...

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  16. Cash for a splash: Decatur EDC looks into building water park to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... next summer, Decatur may have one. COOL, WET FUN - Youngsters huddle together under a dome of water at Springtown's Splash Park, located in the city's park at 7-3 Walnut Creek Drive. The park, a version of which Decatur is considering building, ...

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  17. 2 injured in head-on wreckRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... vehicles involved in a head-on collision west of Decatur escaped without serious injuries. Brandon Gunnells of Springtown was transported by ground ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, and Douglas Stutt of Paradise was taken to Wise ...

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  18. Thursday, August 7, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... known, Trooper Adolfo Patterson said both victims were conscious and alert at the scene. Brandon Gunnells, 44, of Springtown was transported by ground ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He became trapped in his vehicle after the ...

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  19. Water suppliers watching use, ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... District, the biggest challenge is getting the water it needs to serve its 6,000 or so customers. The Springtown-based utility is currently working on a project with Brazos Electric to move its intake structure about 150 feet further out in ...

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  20. Man knocked unconscious in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... FM 51 onto 114 in a 2000 Jeep Cherokee in front of a Direct TV Ford van driven by Kristopher Earley, 27, of Springtown. The van, which was westbound on 114, struck the SUV near the front wheel well on the left side. Earley was uninjured in the ...

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