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Congressman commemorates D-Day

Texas' 3rd District Congressman Keith Self is met by his wife, Tracy, after he completed a June 7 parachute jump at Mont Saint-Michel, France, in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy.A West Point graduate, Self served in the U.S....

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PISD enrollment up 763 from last year

PISD enrollment up 763 from last year

The PHS Lady Panthers basketball team receives certificates of achievement from the PISD Board of Trustees. Courtesy PISD  Princeton’s public school student population continues to grow, according to Superintendent Donald McIntyre, but the district is beginning to...

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No four-day school week for PISD

No four-day school week for PISD

Trustees of the Princeton Independent School District rejected a four-day school week and gave Superintendent Donald McIntyre a raise after receiving a glowing report on district academic performance. The board also received a report saying the school system has a...

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State representative talks border crossings

State representative talks border crossings

State Rep. Jeff Leach believes it is imperative that Texas treat the “major crisis on our southern border as a national security issue.” Leach, in remarks Tuesday, Feb. 20, to the Farmersville Rotary Club, said the issue is far bigger than “a political matter pitting...

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Chamber hosts ‘State of City’ luncheon

Chamber hosts ‘State of City’ luncheon

Princeton has outgrown its ability to provide the services residents need, according to Mayor Brianna Chacon, who said the city is considering whether to implement a moratorium on new single-family homes and apartment complexes. Chacon delivered her remarks to a...

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PISD preparing for 6A competitions

PISD preparing for 6A competitions

Princeton’s rapid and relentless growth dominated several policy discussions at the Monday, Jan. 22, meeting of the Princeton ISD Board of Trustees. It was the first school board meeting to be livestreamed and archived on YouTube via a link on princetonisd.net....

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Search yields new city manager

Search yields new city manager

Michael Mashburn, Princeton’s new city manager, meets Mayor pro tem Steve Deffibaugh following the Friday, Jan. 5 special meeting. John Kanelis/The Princeton Herald After spending an hour and 20 minutes in executive session, the Princeton City Council voted...

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Self conducts telephone town hall

Self conducts telephone town hall

North Texas’s freshman Republican congressman, Keith Self of McKinney, said he was voting enthusiastically in favor of the resolution calling for an inquiry into impeaching President Biden. Self, speaking on a telephone town hall Dec. 12, from his Washington, D.C.,...

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