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Chocolate Walk: sweet success

Chocolate Walk: sweet success

This past weekend’s unexpected showers didn’t put a damper on the early Valentine’s Day celebrations in downtown Farmersville. The annual Chocolate Walk on Saturday, Feb. 10, invited the community to indulge in shopping, fudgy treats and contests. For more on this...

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Chocolate Walk event set for February

Chocolate Walk event set for February

Farmersville residents and surrounding communities will be able to indulge in some sweets treats right before Valentines Day.              The annual Chocolate Walk on Saturday, Feb. 10 will feature two...

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Conservative Republicans host forum

Conservative Republicans host forum

Border security, voting fraud and the national debt were among issues explored by candidates in a forum sponsored by Collin County Conservative Republicans. Candidates for nomination in eight races pitched their qualifications at the Jan. 25 event at Collin College in...

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Council questions safety risks of new fuel storage

Council questions safety risks of new fuel storage

Farmersville City Council amended existing code by unanimously passing an ordinance that allows above ground fuel tanks, not exceeding 5,000 gallons each, to be stored for “governmental purposes.” The recommendation came at the Tuesday, Jan. 23, regular scheduled...

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Look: up in the sky!

Look: up in the sky!

People who are passionate about eclipses are called umbraphiles, like the vain guy who Carly Simon said “flew his Learjet up to Nova Scotia to see the total eclipse of the sun” on July 10, 1972. But 12 million Texans won’t have to leave on a jet plane to see the next...

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City council election filings underway

City council election filings underway

Voters in Farmersville city limits will have a decision to make May 5 when they cast their ballots for two spots on city council. With the mayoral seat and Place 4 up for election, applications submitted as of Friday show the mayoral election will be contested. For...

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Community colleges adapt to new funding model

Community colleges adapt to new funding model

A bill signed into law by the governor in June 2023 offers an incentive model to reform the state’s community college finance system. Shifting away from the previous enrollment metrics model, Texas House Bill 8 (HB 8) is an outcomes-based approach that rewards...

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Food pantries fill local needs

Food pantries fill local needs

Area food pantries continue to find ways to support citizens in the Farmersville community with much-needed resources year round. Farmersville Outreach Alliance (FOA) just wrapped up its holiday season with a Food Pantry Drive and the Angel Tree Program. By Norishka...

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Getting ready to vote

Getting ready to vote

Monday, Feb. 5, is the last day to register to vote in the Tuesday, March 5, election. Registration forms are available on the Secretary of State’s website, https://www.votetexas.gov. The Republican and Democratic parties are holding primary elections ranging from...

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