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John Kanelis
Comic Relief

Comic Relief

People use different ways to learn to read. Some folks use the vowels and consonants method. Others memorize how the words look.  I used both, but I had a secret weapon many didn’t know about.  Comic books.  While most kids were having, “Fun with Dick...

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NTMWD Plant Smart 2024
RYLA campers speak to Rotarians

RYLA campers speak to Rotarians

Raquel Moreno and Brycen Williams spoke at the Farmersville Rotary meeting Tuesday, June 4, about their experience at the Rotary Youth Leadership Association (RYLA) camp. Raquel Moreno and Brycen Williams are two young Farmersville students whose lives are now changed...

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Longtime veterinarian looks forward to retirement

Longtime veterinarian looks forward to retirement

Dr. Larry Lane, owner of the Farmersville Veterinary Clinic since 1978, annoucned his retirement. Partner Dr. Curt Spangler will run the clinic. Larry Lane is about to embark on a lifestyle that he admits is giving him “a little trepidation.” “I spent 48 years talking...

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New mayor sets priorities

New mayor sets priorities

Mayor Craig Overstreet with his wife, Allison, left, daughters Lindsey Moore and Leslie Dollar (holding baby daughter Ally), and son-in-law Daniel Dollar. Craig Overstreet has been Farmersville mayor for about week and said he feels as if he has been pummeled by the...

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Top two will lead FHS Class of 2024

Top two will lead FHS Class of 2024

Farmersville High School’s top two academic finishers are heading in different directions in pursuit of the same goal. They are seeking successful careers in divergent occupations. The FHS Class of 2024 valedictorian is Mariana Arteaga, the daughter of Javier and...

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Fire department says no need for alarm

Fire department says no need for alarm

The Farmersville Fire Department has been without its two major pieces of firefighting equipment. Residents, though, shouldn’t worry about whether the city’s emergency response capability has been compromised, according to Fire Chief Gregg Massey. The fire...

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Planning ahead for eclipse

Planning ahead for eclipse

Communities across the nation are preparing for what many are calling a once-in-a-lifetime event. Farmersville is no exception as the city, its residents and businesses are getting ready for a total solar eclipse that will occur on April 8. North Texas, considered a...

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