Seth Dowdle
We’re global now

We’re global now

No matter how hard we try, we really can’t avoid one another. We live in a world where what takes place some­where else on the globe has a very good chance of affecting us, along with many others. The pandemic, of course, is a useful – if sobering – ex­ample. A virus...

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Texans urged to roll up their sleeves

Texans urged to roll up their sleeves

Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas leaders are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to encourage the public to follow suit. “I will never ask any Texan to do something that I’m not willing to do myself,” Abbott said before getting vaccinated at a...

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Lady Farmers lose pre-Christmas game against Caddo Mills

Lady Farmers lose pre-Christmas game against Caddo Mills

In their final game before Christmas, the Farmersville girls basketball team were unable to capitalize on their three-game winning streak, losing to Caddo Mills 67-58 Tuesday, Dec. 22. Thoughts from Coach Sandra Hoge “That was very frustrating,” Hoge said. “We didn’t...

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Boys basketball loses district opener to Caddo Mills

Boys basketball loses district opener to Caddo Mills

After missing their last three games, the Farmersville boys basketball team were shorthanded for their district opener, losing to Caddo Mills 68-57 Tuesday, Dec. 22. Thoughts from Coach Jeff Green “I saw a lot of fight from the team,” Green said. “We were shorthanded,...

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Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

Frances Pharcellus Church – New York Sun – 9/21/1897 “DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. “Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. “Papa says, ‘If you see it in THE SUN it’s so.’“Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus? “VIRGINIA O’HANLON.“115 WEST...

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FISD superintendent gets pay bump

FISD superintendent gets pay bump

The Farmersville Independent School District Board of Trustees has extended the contract of Superintendent Michael French and has given him a $10,000 annual salary increase. The board made its decision after meeting in executive session to discuss French’s job...

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