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Touch a Truck event set for Saturday

Touch a Truck event set for Saturday

Anyone with an interest in long-haul trucks, or in any of the big rigs the city of Farmersville uses to serve the public, will have a place to go on Saturday. That place will be along Farmersville Parkway just off the downtown square. Mayor Bryon Wiebold has assembled...

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City internet service revamp gets OK’d

City internet service revamp gets OK’d

The Farmersville City Council, after performing a brief routine of parliamentary gymnastics, has agreed to allow City Manager Ben White to spend no more than $186,022 to renovate the city’s internet service. White will work with the Fulcrum Group to purchase hardware...

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Lexington resident celebrates 100th birthday

Lexington resident celebrates 100th birthday

Estelle Stogner had her day this past week, as Farmersville Mayor Bryon Wiebold declared a citywide remembrance to mark the 100th year of her life. Stogner, born July 2, 1922, enjoyed a celebration of her birthday Friday, July 1, at Lexington Medical Lodge, where she...

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Council, city leaders attend budget workshop

Council, city leaders attend budget workshop

Initial preparation of the city’s annual operating budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 was highlighted with a city council workshop last week. First things first, according to City Manager Ben White, who made a morning-long presentation to the council on June...

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Time for a technology upgrade

Time for a technology upgrade

Farmersville City Hall needs upgrades to its Internet technology system, the city council has learned from City Manager Ben White. To improve that system, the council – at its June 14 regular meeting – agreed to give White direction in securing improvement upgrades to...

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Barber elected to lead SBC

Barber elected to lead SBC

The Rev. Bart Barber is about to don a second hat while preaching to his congregation at First Baptist Church of Farmersville. That hat will identify the clergyman as the new leader of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant organization in the...

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Celebrating, remembering a hero

Celebrating, remembering a hero

Audie Leon Murphy has been dead for more than 50 years, but his memory lives forever in the hearts of those who live in his adopted hometown of Farmersville, which this past weekend brought back its annual Audie Murphy Day celebration after a two-year hiatus caused by...

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Fun times for area students

Fun times for area students

School is out for the summer, but Farmersville Independent School District is making sure the fun goes on while classrooms at its four campuses are closed for its annual break. Summer camps abound for students of all ages within the FISD and beyond, says the district...

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