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Teen receives ‘hero’ award

Teen receives ‘hero’ award

A Farmersville teen’s quick thinking last summer earned her a special hero designation and a big check. Kaydence Henslee,15, daughter of Matt and Rebecca Henslee, was selected as the Kids Wish Network Hero of the Year for 2021 for saving a little girl from drowning...

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Traveling back in time

Traveling back in time

Historical Society hosts unique 2-day event for students Farmersville Intermediate School fourth grade students traveled back to the 1900s last week thanks to a unique program offered by the Farmersville Historical Society. Following a two-year hiatus due to the...

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Hard work pays off for top two

Hard work pays off for top two

How do two young women – who have been best friends since kindergarten — and who finished first and second in their high school graduating class feel about competing against each other for the honor of being named valedictorian? If you ask Kate Rich and Sabrina...

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Teachers of the year announced at banquet

Teachers of the year announced at banquet

The Farmersville ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year and Secondary Teacher of the Year were announced at the Farmersville Chamber of Commerce banquet held Saturday, April 23 at Davis and Grey Farms in Celeste. Four candidates were picked from each campus in March...

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Bid waiting game continues for FISD

Bid waiting game continues for FISD

The Farmersville Independent School District Board of Trustees might soon be getting a report on plans to start spending the $65 million that FISD voters approved in a bond issue election in May 2021. The report might come at the board’s next regular meeting from...

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Find your passing lane to a new career

Find your passing lane to a new career

Feel stuck in your career? Collin College can help. Are you asking yourself questions like; what skills do I need to become more marketable, or is it too late to change careers, or even how can I juggle my family obligations? If so, Collin College is hosting seminar...

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Four day week will remain say trustees

Four day week will remain say trustees

Farmersville Independent School District trustees, citing a continuing influx of top-quality educators into the district based on the structure of its academic calendar, on Monday night approved keeping the school system on a four-day week for the 2022-23 academic...

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