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Quick Check sells winning $1M lottery ticket

Quick Check sells winning $1M lottery ticket

Last week’s weather may have closed schools and businesses, however, the big news in Farmersville was the fact that a $1 million winning lottery ticket was claimed. The winning Million Dollar Loteria ticket was sold at the Farmersville Quick Check Convenience Store,...

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New business hopes to indulge customers

New business hopes to indulge customers

Downtown Farmersville’s newest boutique smells almost as good as it looks with its colorful stacks of soap and hand blended bath and body products artfully displayed throughout the store. Indulgence Soapery Boutique, owned by native Texans Sandi and Brad Hunter,...

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Former Justice of the Peace reflects on careers

Former Justice of the Peace reflects on careers

After serving as a justice of the peace for nearly a decade, a longtime Wylie resident is looking forward to enjoying his retirement. Jerry Shaffer, the namesake of the football stadium near Burnett Junior High School in Wylie, called it quits on his working life at...

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Filing open for local elections

Filing open for local elections

For individuals looking to serve Collin County as a member of the board of trustees, three places are up for election in May. The Collin College Board of Trustees, in collaboration with the district president, according to collin.edu, “establishes the vision for the...

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Brrr: Weather woes continue throughout county

Brrr: Weather woes continue throughout county

Schools and government buildings were closed in Princeton, McKinney, Farmersville and throughout Collin County as North Texas was frozen by a winter storm that arrived Monday, Jan. 30. Sleet, snow and freezing rain coated the region, making travel slow and...

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Two file for FISD trustee election

Two file for FISD trustee election

For the next few weeks, candidates and municipalities will work to shape the election landscape this May. Filing opened Wednesday, Jan. 18, and closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Farmersville voters will head to the polls for both municipal, school district and Collin...

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City hires Economic Development Director

City hires Economic Development Director

The city of Farmersville has stepped up its commercial game plan with the addition of its first economic development director. Larry Tucker, the newly hired director, brings over 25 years of experience in the economic development field to the position. “I am honored...

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