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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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Big night for big cats

Big night for big cats

Vickey Keahey, founder and president of In-Sync Exotics, presents keynote speaker, Tim Harrison, a painting crafted by Lambert the lion at the Saturday, June 8 fundraiser gala. Courtesy Dave Smith It was a star-studded affair Saturday night as the community gathered...

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Audie Murphy celebration planned

Audie Murphy celebration planned

The annual Audie Murphy Day celebration Saturday, June 15 includes a patriotic-themed parade for anyone who wants to walk or ride. There’s a full slate of events on tap for the 25th annual Audie Murphy Day celebration, an event that honors area veterans and the city’s...

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Rape Crisis Center offers counseling, support

Rape Crisis Center offers counseling, support

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month In a world where silence and shame can perpetuate suffering, a local nonprofit serves as a beacon of hope and support for those impacted by all forms of sexual violence. For over 40 years, The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center of...

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Historical retrospective entertains luncheon guests

Historical retrospective entertains luncheon guests

Historian Pat Rodgers The Farmersville Historical Society threw down a wild west themed affair worthy of multiple photo ops as they raised funds to continue its mission to restore and maintain the city’s historic Bain-Honaker House and special projects. This year’s...

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Marking history

Marking history

Collin County resident awarded with Yellow Rose of Texas Farmersville resident Linda Hess has made her mark on Collin County by documenting its history for over two decades. Hess’ dedication as a Collin County Historical Commission (CCHC) member and volunteer earned...

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Give where you live

Give where you live

Local nonprofits need your support on North Texas Giving Day Heavenly Hooves in Farmersville offers equine therapy for children with disabilities free of charge. The nonprofit is raising funds to build a covered arena. Courtesy  photo Supporting a favorite local...

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From Vegas Strip to rural Texas

From Vegas Strip to rural Texas

In-Sync picked to rehome exotic cats Timba, a 9-year-old white lion, took part in the Saturday, July 8, Watermelon Bash at In-Sync Exotics where he now lives with his “Vegas family” and 75 other exotic cats. Photo by Tammy Spencer/In-Sync Exotic  Two months ago,...

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