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DFPS specialist gives tips on preventing human trafficking

DFPS specialist gives tips on preventing human trafficking

A longtime veteran of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) spoke recently at a local event about how to be aware of and report abuse, neglect or human trafficking issues to the state. Doniqua Lewis — who has served 14 years in the department —...

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Princeton loses at home to Greenville

Princeton loses at home to Greenville

The Princeton Panthers took another loss in week two of their district campaign to Greenville (2-4, 1-1) where they lost 34-6.  The Panthers are now on a four-game losing streak coming out of week five of their season.  Princeton was brought to its knees by the...

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Princeton 3 keys to defeating Greenville

Princeton 3 keys to defeating Greenville

Still searching for their first district win, Princeton returns home as they prepare to host Greenville Friday night. The Lions (0-1, 1-3) will make the quick drive up 380 also aiming for their first win in the district this season. With both teams shaking off losses,...

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School board amends district policies

School board amends district policies

School board officials addressed some of its policies to bring them into line with statewide regulations. The Princeton ISD Board of Trustees considered three amendments to district policies during the regular meeting Monday, Sept. 19. Two of the policies...

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Noino Club celebrates 80 years

Noino Club celebrates 80 years

A local community organization celebrated its birthday two weeks ago when members held their monthly meeting. The Princeton Noino Study Club — which cleverly holds onion spelled backward in its name — turned 80 Thursday, Sept. 8, after its founding in 1943. The club...

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Sports

Princeton loses at home to Greenville

Princeton loses at home to Greenville

The Princeton Panthers took another loss in week two of their district campaign to Greenville (2-4, 1-1) where they lost 34-6.  The Panthers are now on a four-game losing streak coming out of week five of their season.  Princeton was brought to its knees by the...

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Princeton 3 keys to defeating Greenville

Princeton 3 keys to defeating Greenville

Still searching for their first district win, Princeton returns home as they prepare to host Greenville Friday night. The Lions (0-1, 1-3) will make the quick drive up 380 also aiming for their first win in the district this season. With both teams shaking off losses,...

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Princeton falls in homecoming game

Princeton falls in homecoming game

The end of an eventful homecoming week resulted in a disappointing loss Friday night for Princeton football fans. The Panthers, who struggled to create offensive opportunities, fell 41-17 to the Lake Dallas Falcons (3-0). Following a loss last week to the Sherman...

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Education

Princeton ISD trustees approve audit report

Princeton ISD trustees approve audit report

Maintaining a healthy account balance is the hallmark of financial responsibility, especially when you’re a school district spending taxpayer dollars. Online testing and the district’s growth were at the forefront of the Princeton ISD Board of Trustees meeting,...

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Send a letter to Santa this Christmas!

Send a letter to Santa this Christmas!

If you’re the parents/guardians of elementary school-age children, the Herald is collecting Letters to Santa again this year. The letters will be printed in the December 23 edition of The Princeton Herald. Please print out the attached document, have your child write...

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PISD classes start August 12

PISD classes start August 12

With the summer winding down, multiple Princeton track and field athletes have utilized the offseason to improve and compete among their peers. This past weekend, locally-based Fanntastic Sports com­peted in the TAAF state track and field meet in Corpus Christi July...

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PISD to offer free lunch

PISD to offer free lunch

Every Princeton ISD stu­dent will have access to free, nutritious meals every school day throughout the 2021-22 school year. A student’s household in­come would typically need to meet eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. This year,...

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Princeton ISD, Collin College partner for CNA

Princeton ISD, Collin College partner for CNA

Princeton nursing students will now have the opportunity to earn college credit for their Certified Nursing Assistant class, thanks to a partnership with Collin College. Princeton High School Ca­reer and Technology Center (CATE) Director Brett Hack­man said that when...

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Life & Style

Homeowner goes on a gardening adventure

Homeowner goes on a gardening adventure

After a few years of growing the typical Texas flowers; pan­sies in the winter, impatiens in the summer in the normal front flowerbeds, homeowner Kori Hendrix realized she wanted more variety and more gardens at her Wylie home. There was ample opportuni­ty to make...

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Artisan, inventor fuse marriage, creativity

Artisan, inventor fuse marriage, creativity

Sue Darte blames her daugh­ter and a jewelry making class she took nine years ago for ig­niting a passion for the art of fusing glass. “A retail glass company had a Groupon coupon and I brought my daughter-in-law with me to make two pieces of jewelry,” Sue said. In...

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Make Mother’s Day bloom

Make Mother’s Day bloom

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re fortunate enough to still have your mom or grandmother in your life why not plan a special trip to honor them this year? We all know flowers and lunch are nice but how about escaping town to visit a place where...

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Waste in the water

Waste in the water

Pictures of trash on beaches, a whale found with a belly full of garbage and turtles with plastic straws up their nose are no laugh­ing matter. They are all just a tiny snapshot of reality today. The impact of the world’s overuse of plastic is causing hav­oc on the...

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The Heard Museum brings nature, people together

The Heard Museum brings nature, people together

Just a short drive away, every day is Earth Day at the Heard Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern McKinney where 289 acres of flora and fauna are ded­icated to conservation, education and preservation efforts. In the 54 years since the Heard opened, this natural...

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Opinion

Service calls

Service calls

When you grow up in a Southern church, you learn how things are done. And how they’re not done. Some kids learn early. Some kids never get it. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church was a small, white frame structure. Like many churches of mid-20th Century America, it was...

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Hogging the channels

Hogging the channels

I have a lot of my grandparents in me. I’m cheap. I also love the Arkansas Razorbacks. Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to radio, television, and an Arkansas game. I grew up listening to free radio and watching free television. So, the idea of paying money to...

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What drives us

What drives us

Not so long ago, you could tell quite a bit about someone by the car they drove. If someone drove a sensible vehicle, such as a small sedan, they were frugal and wanted to make sure their family enjoyed comfort during their travels. If someone drove a big red sports...

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That sweet, sweet tea

That sweet, sweet tea

Something happened to tea along the way. Something bad. And it needs to be stopped. Growing up in Ashdown, Arkansas, in addition to water, tea had just two other ingredients; tea and sugar. Not necessarily in that order. This sacred recipe was handed down through...

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