Dustin Butler
Collin County holds hazard plan hearing

Collin County holds hazard plan hearing

If the winter storm last year proved anything, it pays to be prepared in the event of a natural disaster. Collin County Assistant Emergency Management Specialist Randall Gurney presented information about the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan during a Wednesday, Jan. 12...

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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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Primary races heat up

Primary races heat up

Several new candidates have filed for a spot on the ballot in the March 1, 2022, primary elections, seeking nominations for positions throughout the state and counties. Filing will close Dec. 13 and candidates for county-level offices sign up with county political...

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City honors veterans

City honors veterans

City officials, elected leaders, and community members came together last week to honor local veterans. The city of Princeton held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Park. The armistice ending World War I was signed between the...

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EDC considers hiring grant writer

EDC considers hiring grant writer

The Princeton Economic Development Corporation discussed the possibility of hiring a grant writer during their regular meeting held Monday, Nov. 1. City Manager Derek Borg said several economic development grants are available with COVID-19 numbers trending downward....

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Cheesecake brings family together

Cheesecake brings family together

Princeton resident Kurtis Herpeche has turned his love of cooking into a sweet side business. Herpeche, along with his wife, Brandy Allen, owns The Indigo Rose, a dessert business with an emphasis on cheesecake. His grandmother was a baker, and Herpeche said cooking...

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Hometown heroes recognized

Hometown heroes recognized

Princeton City Council, during the Nov. 8 regular meeting, recognized several residents for their efforts to help find a missing boy last month. Shamir Tate, 15, left his home in the early morning hours of Oct. 7 willingly and was considered a runaway. Several...

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Community resource center coming to Princeton

Community resource center coming to Princeton

Princeton’s youth will soon have access to sports programs, academic scholarships and any other resources the community may need thanks to a partnership with the Alliance of Elite Youth Leadership (AEYL). The AEYL is a McKinney based nonprofit organization that...

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Election results tallied

Election results tallied

Unofficial election results have been reported for the Nov. 2 election. With 100% of precincts reporting, Brianna Chacon won the mayoral seat with 742 votes. Challenger David Sprawls received 482. In City Council Place 1, David Kleiber won with 588 votes over Darsell...

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