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  1. Missing Girl Found Safe: Parker County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NBC Dallas

    Parker County Sheriff's Office deputies say they need help finding 17-year-old Destiny Montes, who was last seen Feb. 25 in Springtown. A relative reported that Destiny Deana Montes left her Springtown home on Feb. 25 and presumably walked to school, authorities said.

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  2. Parker County officials seek help locating Springtown teen missing since last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... described in the news release as 5-foot-3 and about 150 pounds, was last seen walking eastbound on Highway 199 in Springtown. She was wearing a bright neon green Under Armour-branded jacket and was carrying a blue backpack. "Although family members ...

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  3. Springtown teen reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star-Telegram.com

    A family member reported last week that Destiny Deana Montes, 17, of Springtown, had walked away from her residence and was thought to have been walking toward school. Before noon, Feb. 25, the family received a phone call saying Montes was absent from school that day, and Montes' family reported her as missing.

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  4. Basketball: Eagles, Elder clinch second seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Elder answered the call, tossing in nine of his 12 points in the fourth quarter to help the Eagles hold off the Springtown Porcupines for the 51-45 victory at Springtown High School gym. "I just felt good from the start. I made an early shot ...

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  5. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | SpringtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... a Texas-themed home, with lots of country charm. It has an "AG" and single-family tax exemption. It is located in Springtown but is in the Weatherford school district. And it has so much to offer a new owner. Downstairs it is a beautiful modern ...

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  6. Howard SherwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Howard Sherwood Howard Sherwood, 80, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer.Service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the First Baptist Church of Springtown with burial to follow at Springtown Cemetery.

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  7. Judy Elizabeth WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Suanne Morehouse and husband, Sam, of Lufkin, Angie Mullens of Brookshire, Vickie Rayburn and husband, Eddie, of Springtown, and Pam Miller of Boyd; sons Charles (Beau) Wilson and wife, Wendy, of Azle, Wesley Wilson and wife, Cynthia, of Decatur, ...

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

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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 ...

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  9. 2 die in wrecks over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jan 6, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    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.

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

    Dec 27, 2014 | 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 ...

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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. ...

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  17. 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 ...

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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 www.MeetMe.com .

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