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  1. Baseball getting in shape, finding pieces for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Graham Leader

    ... place behind Iowa Park last season. Graham won its first playoff series in years with 2-1 and 13-3 wins over Springtown. Liberty Hill ended the Steers season in the area round in two games (5-2, 6-2). Graham lost catcher Hunter Hughes and infielder ...


  2. 2 die in wrecks over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Newark firefighters, Wise County medics and sheriff's deputies responded to a fatal accident Friday night after a Springtown man's car crashed through a gate along Farm Road 718 in Newark. Messenger Photo by Joe Duty The second was about 1 ...


  3. Monday, January 19, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Wise County Messenger Online

    PURSUIT ENDS IN FATAL CRASH - A Springtown man died after running his car off Farm Road 718 south of Texas 114 just before 9 p.m. Friday.


  4. Basketball: Sweet success - Sissies rise through adversity with sights on playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Sissies hoped to take the first step toward that goal Tuesday as they opened District 8-4A play at home against Springtown. But they are not looking ahead. "We're taking it one game at a time," said Bailey Thompson. Thompson and Walsh ...


  5. Tuesday, January 13, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... from area games. In other action, Alvord plays host to Era. The Bridgeport Sissies open 8-4A play at home against Springtown at 8 p.m. Chico teams will take on Poolville at home. Northwest welcomes Denton Ryan to Texan Gym. Slidell brings in new ...


  6. A final farewell to 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 |

    A Springtown man pleaded guilty in federal court to a kidnapping charge in the abduction and beating of a young gay man in September. In his plea, Johnson admitted that on Sept.


  7. Lawrence E. AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... of Azle died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Alexander's Midway Chapel in Springtown with burial following at Jay Bird Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Lawrence ...


  8. Head-on collision sends 2 to hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... path of the car at left, and they collided head-on. Messenger photo by Jimmy Alford Karen Backus, 54, of Springtown was eastbound about two miles west of Boyd in a Nissan Maxima when a pickup, driven by 26-year-old Andrew Erickson of ...


  9. Head-on crash injures two on S.H. 114Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... no apparent reason, he drifted over into the path of an eastbound Nissan Maxima driven by Karen Backus, 54, of Springtown. The collision flipped Erickson's truck onto the south side of the roadway, while Backus' car ended up on the north side. ...


  10. WBAP reporter, 2 others injured in crash in Wise CountyRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... of Public Safety reported. The wreck, on Farm Road 51 South near Farm Road 2048, about 5 miles north of Springtown, wasreported at 7:46 p.m., DPS Sgt. Lonny Haschel said. The pickup was southbound when it crossed the center line. The pickup and a ...


  11. Dustin Duran Blayne BarkerRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Brandon and Britney Barker of Springtown announce the birth of their fourth son, Dustin Duran Blayne Barker, on Dec. 2, 2014, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.


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

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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 .


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

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 7, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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