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D-Day, 80 years later

D-Day, 80 years later

American GIs heading toward the shoreline of Omaha Beach around June 7, 1944. Courtesy of the National WWII Museum On the eve of Operation Overlord, Gen. Eisenhower told his troops: “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these...

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Repairs underway for decades-old bridge

Repairs underway for decades-old bridge

Farmersville has a walking bridge that is a work in progress. According to the president of the city’s 4B Community Development Council board, the work is nearing an end. However, 4B president Steve Casperi said there’s still plenty of heavy lifting to complete. “I...

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Bond priorities outlined by Collin County judge

Bond priorities outlined by Collin County judge

Chris Hill made a promise to the Farmersville Rotary Club, which is that for as long as he is county judge, Collin County will resist falling into a “progressive” political posture that turns its back on law enforcement. Hill, serving his second term as county judge,...

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Community service program halted

Community service program halted

The Farmersville Rotary Club, acting on the advice of one its members who happens to be Farmersville’s Chief of Police, has temporarily suspended a community service project aimed at cleaning up Farmersville. Police Chief Marsha Phillips said she is uncertain on when...

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Congressman talks key issues at Rotary Luncheon

Congressman talks key issues at Rotary Luncheon

Keith Self issued a warning to residents of the Third Congressional District he represents in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Strap your seat belts on,” said the freshman congressman in remarks to the Farmersville Rotary Club, “because a lot of things are going to...

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County to hold budget, tax rate hearings

County to hold budget, tax rate hearings

Collin County Commissioners Court is set to approve a fiscal year 2023-24 (FY24) budget along with a tax rate that will increase the tax on the average homestead in the county. Commissioners will meet Monday, Sept. 11, to conduct a public hearing on the budget and the...

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State advises residents to conserve energy

State advises residents to conserve energy

There’s no relief in sight for Texans as extended triple-digit heat continues to scorch the region. As a result, conservation and caution are being advised by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). Both...

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County calls $683M bond election

County calls $683M bond election

Collin County Commissioners Court on Monday, Aug. 14, voted to call an election set for Nov. 7 on a comprehensive $683 million bond issue that seeks to address several issues within the county. Commissioners, at their previous regular meeting Monday, Aug. 7, approved...

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