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School Board upholds facility bans

School Board upholds facility bans

Two nonprofits supporting Princeton’s LGBTQIA+ community remain banned from holding or attending events on school property.In a marathon special meeting lasting nearly five hours, the Princeton Independent School District Board of Trustees denied grievances filed by...

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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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Congressman outline potential dangers

Congressman outline potential dangers

U.S. Rep. Keith Self, a West Point graduate, encourages high school students to apply for appointment to service academies. The infiltration of Chinese nationals across the border and other incursions could lead to significant disruptions this year, Congressman Keith...

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D-Day, 80 years later

D-Day, 80 years later

American GIs heading toward the shoreline of Omaha Beach around June 7, 1944. Courtesy of the National WWII Museum On the eve of Operation Overlord, Gen. Eisenhower told his troops: “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these...

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Little wins GOP nomination

Little wins GOP nomination

Pam Little has won the nomination for SBOE District 12 after a runoff election. With nearly all ballots counted, State Board of Education (SBOE) Member Pam Little apparently won the Republican nomination to continue representing District 12. Little will meet Democrat...

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Rainy day runoff follows stormy night

Rainy day runoff follows stormy night

Rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of campaign workers outside the Murphy Community Center following a night of storms that downed trees and knocked out power in many neighborhoods. The Tuesday, May 28, runoff election was held as scheduled throughout Collin County...

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Princeton man killed in crash

Princeton man killed in crash

An 18-wheeler was apparently going too fast when it overturned on a steep curve near Lowry Crossing, killing one motorist from Princeton and injuring another, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported.A preliminary investigation by Trooper Samuel Polhemus said...

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Fatality accident near Lowry Crossing

Fatality accident near Lowry Crossing

The driver of an Audi was killed by a collision with a semi tractor-trailer truck on a stretch of FM 546 west of Lowry Crossing known locally as “Deadman’s Curve.” Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Kyle Bradford said the accident occurred about 9 a.m. Tuesday and...

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Celebrate the date: May 5

Celebrate the date: May 5

Cinco de Mayo, celebrated annually on May 5, is often mistaken in the United States as Mexico’s Independence Day. Instead, it marks the anniversary of a significant victory in Mexican history: the Battle of Puebla, which occurred on May 5, 1862. Over time, the holiday...

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