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The best radio reception

The best radio reception

It was Flag Day 1987. I was opening the mic for the first time as a new announcer on KTBB AM 600. It was the early part of my radio journey, and I was excited to be moving up in the industry. KTBB was the second radio station to be licensed in Tyler, Texas. A station...

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County commissioners approve letters of engagement

County commissioners approve letters of engagement

Collin County is lawyering up as it engages with a federal lawsuit filed Oct. 31 in the Northern District Court of Texas. The initial lawsuit alleges that Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis “created a toxic workplace by targeting female employees to try to...

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Fond Farewell

Fond Farewell

Princeton ISD hosted a reception for longtime board member and president Carol Bodwell, who spent the last 33 years serving the children of the district through her role as school trustee.  Fellow and former board members, administrators, including former...

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Charter votes canvassed

Charter votes canvassed

For the first time in Princeton’s history, the city can govern itself exclusively through a home rule charter. Council made it official on Friday, Nov. 18 by calling a special meeting to canvass the votes and declare the charter to be the law of the city. Voters...

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Panthers, community provide meals

Panthers, community provide meals

The Panther athletic program spent the last few weeks collecting food to provide 35 less fortunate families with a feast for the Thanksgiving holiday. It takes a community to care for a community, so the Panthers received some crucial help with this effort. Once...

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Sports

Princeton hopes to right ship, reach postseason

Princeton hopes to right ship, reach postseason

Missing the playoffs the last two seasons, Princeton is eager to reach the heights of previous seasons in the 2022-23 season. The Panthers finished fifth in the district last year, but head coach Eric Lockman said the team is looking for a new start, and to begin a...

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Veterans
Lady Panthers aim for district title

Lady Panthers aim for district title

Coming off of back-to-back successful seasons, the Princeton girls basketball team believes they have what it takes to compete for a district championship. Finishing second in district last season, an improvement from third the season before, the Lady Panthers fell in...

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Trejo races at state championship

Trejo races at state championship

Gabriella Trejo was the lone qualifier for the Lady Panthers cross country team, racing at the 5A state championship in Round Rock on Nov. 4. Taking on some of the top runners in the state, Trejo finished 103rd (20:38.1) out of 149 runners at the meet. She was 31...

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Princeton struggles continue in loss to Denison

Princeton struggles continue in loss to Denison

DENISON — The Panthers (1-7) suffered a 67-26 loss to the Denison Yellow Jackets (4-4, 2-3). Princeton remains winless in district play with an 0-5 record.  While Princeton had promising drives on offense, a series of errors throughout the night kept them from putting...

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Education

Fond Farewell

Fond Farewell

Princeton ISD hosted a reception for longtime board member and president Carol Bodwell, who spent the last 33 years serving the children of the district through her role as school trustee.  Fellow and former board members, administrators, including former...

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Veterans
Panthers, community provide meals

Panthers, community provide meals

The Panther athletic program spent the last few weeks collecting food to provide 35 less fortunate families with a feast for the Thanksgiving holiday. It takes a community to care for a community, so the Panthers received some crucial help with this effort. Once...

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Students take writing skills to new level

Students take writing skills to new level

Although it’s not uncommon for students to attend intense training camps to hone their skills, these are typically geared toward extracurriculars, including band, sports and speech. But now, even aspiring middle school writers have the opportunity to attend camp. Southard Middle School hosted its first-ever writing camp for students who were interested in improving their […]

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Life & Style

Panthers, community provide meals

Panthers, community provide meals

The Panther athletic program spent the last few weeks collecting food to provide 35 less fortunate families with a feast for the Thanksgiving holiday. It takes a community to care for a community, so the Panthers received some crucial help with this effort. Once...

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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 22 edition of The Princeton Herald. Please print out the attached document, have your child write...

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Loya recognized for life-saving actions

Loya recognized for life-saving actions

Princeton police officer Armando Loya was recognized with a Certificate of Merit at Monday night’s city council meeting. His life-saving actions on Feb 10, 2022 while responding to a call involving a one-year old who had fallen and become unresponsive, were described...

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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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Opinion

The best radio reception

The best radio reception

It was Flag Day 1987. I was opening the mic for the first time as a new announcer on KTBB AM 600. It was the early part of my radio journey, and I was excited to be moving up in the industry. KTBB was the second radio station to be licensed in Tyler, Texas. A station...

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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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