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Farmersville 2021 sports year in review

Farmersville 2021 sports year in review

Farmersville High School experienced highs and lows during the 2021 sports season. FHS teams recorded several district titles, postseason awards, state medalists and long playoff runs despite a year peppered with cancellations due to the pandemic and unforeseen...

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Garland police investigating homicide

Garland police investigating homicide

Garland Police identified the gunman who killed three juveniles and wounded another at a Garland gas station the evening of Sunday, Dec. 26. Police believe the gunman, identified as Abel Elias Acosta, 14, is armed, dangerous and evading arrest. According to Lt. Pedro...

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Monoclonal antibody treatment exhausted

Monoclonal antibody treatment exhausted

The state health department announced it has run out of a key treatment to fight the omicron COVID-19 variant, which makes up about 90% of cases in Texas. On Monday, Dec. 27, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced its regional infusion centers in...

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FDA approves COVID pill

FDA approves COVID pill

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Pfizer’s pill, Paxlovid, to treat COVID-19 Wednesday, Dec. 22. The antiviral pill is the first authorized to treat people with COVID-19 at home before they need to be hospitalized....

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Primary filings draw to a close

Primary filings draw to a close

The Republican and Democrat filing period for the March 1, 2022 primaries closed with several candidates drawing challengers in their perspective races. Filing closed Monday, Dec. 13 and candidates for county-level offices signed up with county political party chairs,...

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Collin courthouse closed Monday, Tuesday

Collin courthouse closed Monday, Tuesday

The Collin County Courthouse is closed to the public and employees today and Tuesday because of an electrical outage, county officials said. The electrical outage at the Collin County Courthouse affects all escalators, elevators, fire pumps and chilled water pumps....

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Old Time Saturday returns Oct.2

Old Time Saturday returns Oct.2

Old Time Saturday, a long- standing community celebration that withstood a 1-year hiatus in 2020, is back this weekend with plenty of fun for everyone.  The Oct. 2 event is on, but with stipulations by city council that those who attend the outdoor event are...

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Governor announced additional agenda items

Governor announced additional agenda items

Gov. Greg Abbott announced additional agenda items to be added to the third called session, which began Monday, Sept. 20. The announcement came Sept. 22 after Abbott submitted a message to the Secretary of the Senate identifying the items. The first additional item is...

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