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Zoning request denied; AMP officially suspended

Zoning request denied; AMP officially suspended

Five different residents of Farmersville showed up at the Jan. 24 city council meeting to discuss their concerns regarding a zoning request from residential to commercial. The property concerned is located on the north side of Audie Murphy Parkway (US Hwy 380) and the...

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Opinion: Parting is such sweet sorrow

Opinion: Parting is such sweet sorrow

When I walked into the doors of The Farmersville Times office 13 years ago, I had no idea what was in store. I was going to stay for a year, maybe two at the most. But something happened. I fell in love with the town and with the people in this small, quaint borough....

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Farmersville Police Blotter released

Farmersville Police Blotter released

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office has released the Farmersville Police Department blotter for Aug. 9-15. Calls for security watches, citizen contacts, building checks, school resource officer checks, audible alarms, road hazards, parking violations, agency assists,...

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Home rule charter could be next step for city

Home rule charter could be next step for city

The timeline of changing from a general law city a home rule form of government is being discussed by the Farmersville city council. The major difference between the two forms of government is a general law city gets its powers specifically through Texas statutes. In...

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City to begin streaming meetings

City to begin streaming meetings

A lengthy city council meeting resulted in more transparency for Farmersville citizens. Council gave direction at the Tuesday, Aug. 13 meeting for city staff to move ahead with utilizing Boxcast, which would record city council meetings and place them on the city’s...

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School district awarded ‘A’ rating from TEA

School district awarded ‘A’ rating from TEA

Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently awarded Farmersville ISD with high performance ratings for last school year. School districts across the state got their accountability ratings Thursday, Aug. 15. Ratings were introduced last year as a way to track success in the...

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County veteran agencies receive grants

County veteran agencies receive grants

Collin County agencies that aid veterans are in luck as they have received large grants from the Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The grants support a wide range of services for veterans including housing, financial aid, mental health and...

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Farmersville Police Blotter released

Farmersville Police Blotter released

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office has released the Farmersville Police Department blotter for Aug. 2-8. Calls for security watches, building checks, school resource officer checks, audible alarms, road hazards, parking violations, agency assists, motorist assists,...

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