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Staff Reports

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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35 Texas counties eligible for individual disaster aid

35 Texas counties eligible for individual disaster aid

Residents in a total of 35 Texas counties now qualify for individual disaster assistance following a series of severe storms and flooding that began in late April, The Dallas Morning News reported. “I thank our federal partners and emergency response personnel across...

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Make your next family vacation more affordable

Make your next family vacation more affordable

The cost of everyday items continues to stretch many people’s budgets, even as financial experts note that inflation is cooling off. When individuals feel a pinch in their wallets, non-essentials, such as vacations, often are on the chopping block. But they may not...

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Summer fun at the library

Summer fun at the library

Lois Nelson Public Library, 323 McKinney Ave., invites Princeton students in four age categories to compete in the summer reading program June 1 through the end of July. Ready, set, read! Lois Nelson Public Library, 323 McKinney Ave., invites Princeton students in...

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Texas could face long-term water supply deficit

Texas could face long-term water supply deficit

Texas is facing a reckoning on water that we must address if the state wants to secure its future prosperity. The State Water Plan prepared by the Texas Water Development Board projects that Texas faces a long-term water supply deficit of 6.9 million acre-feet in 50...

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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...

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Laundry: There’s more than one way to fold

Laundry: There’s more than one way to fold

You would think that there’s only one way to fold towels. But, you’d be wrong. Growing up in Ashdown, Arkansas, my momma showed me how to fold them, as well as shirts, socks, underpants, and other personal sundries. I assumed that this skillset would carry me all the...

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The Lawn Moore

The Lawn Moore

America really is The Land of Opportunity. Even if there’s only one opportunity, and that opportunity is cutting the grass.  Ashdown, Arkansas, was a pretty typical small American town in the 1960s and 1970s.  Kids weren’t just handed things. If we wanted...

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District honors top teachers

District honors top teachers

PHS Science Department Chair Tanya Summers, left, is the Princeton ISD’s Secondary Teacher of the Year and Madison Wilson, a third-grade teacher at Smith Elementary, is the PISD’s Elementary Teacher of the Year. Summers is also the head girls’ cross-country coach. The...

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