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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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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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Street projects recommended for completion

Street projects recommended for completion

Farmersville City Council ushered in the new year with a brief 30-minute regular meeting held Tuesday, Jan. 9, at City Hall. A presentation regarding the planning of Town Centre was tabled for a future date due to the unavailability of the consultants. By Cole...

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New development will double city’s population

New development will double city’s population

Farmersville’s current population is going to more than double sooner rather than later from just one new development. This will occur when builders and real estate agents complete and sell the final piece of property in Lakehaven, a residential project which broke...

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FISD awarded TDA grant

FISD awarded TDA grant

A grant awarded to Farmersville ISD in late 2023 will help the district to continue implementing its vision to provide locally sourced, fresh, clean food options for students and staff. Farmersville ISD applied for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Local Food for...

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An event for the ages

An event for the ages

Nobody alive today saw the last total eclipse in Farmersville. And nobody who sees this year’s April 8 eclipse will live to see the next in this location. The most recent total eclipse for the area occurred July 29, 1878, the week Texas Rangers killed outlaw Sam Bass...

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Local moms having a ball

Local moms having a ball

Emerging from the COVID doldrums, some Princeton moms were looking for a way to reconnect and banish the lingering feelings of loneliness and isolation. So how about throwing a really big party? Nicole Gschwend got the idea while watching a happy TV movie with her...

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Crime stats show decline in 2023

Crime stats show decline in 2023

Farmersville’s police department had what could be described as an up-and-down year fighting crime, according to end-of-year statistics released by Police Chief Marsha Phillips. The department showed a slight decline in overall calls for service in 2023, logging 5,863...

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