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The Heard Museum brings nature, people together

The Heard Museum brings nature, people together

Just a short drive away, every day is Earth Day at the Heard Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern McKinney where 289 acres of flora and fauna are ded­icated to conservation, education and preservation efforts. In the 54 years since the Heard opened, this natural...

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Quilt guild adopts mask-making project

Quilt guild adopts mask-making project

Members of the Farmersville Quilt Guild have been busy the last two weeks with a new sewing mission prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. The lack of masks currently available to those in the healthcare industry has not only affected hotspots across the country, but...

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Updated COVID-19 cases reported

Updated COVID-19 cases reported

Collin County health authorities reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Collin County  as of 7 p.m. this evening, April 4, bringing the county total to 268 confirmed cases. There are 165 active cases and 100 cases have recovered. There have been 3 deaths and 27 cases...

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Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19?

Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19?

COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines across the globe. This novel coronavirus first made headlines in late 2019 after an outbreak in Wuhan, the sprawling capital city in China’s Hubei province. The virus has since spread beyond China’s borders, leading to school...

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Finding your roots

Finding your roots

Collin, Hunt County libraries offer resources for ancestral research Searching for family history and digging deep to find all the roots to the branches on your family tree can be a daunting task, but equally so it can be an exciting and rewarding endeavor. Many...

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Stories of the heart

Stories of the heart

Two women survive life-saving surgeries Franchesker Scott was a varsity cheerleader enjoying life years ago when suddenly she began to have fainting episodes. Initially, physicians told her she was having panic attacks but then she started having the episodes more...

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Multiple improvement projects on the horizon

Multiple improvement projects on the horizon

Princeton is in the midst of “a lot of projects” associated with growth that is occurring within the city, and on Oct. 15, city council received a briefing from the city engineer’s office on how those projects are tak­ing shape. Brittany Shake, representing...

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Creating a future vision of downtown Princeton

Creating a future vision of downtown Princeton

While the city of Princeton can’t predict the future, they want a clear vision for the future. In July, city officials teamed with community planning and design company Kimley-Horn to develop a vision for the future of downtown Princeton.   For the full story,...

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