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Opinion: Why journalism matters

Opinion: Why journalism matters

The bag that I carry gets a variety of reactions from an assortment of people. A stark black bag with a simple white font featuring the phrase, ‘Journalism Matters, #Nottheenemy’ is met by some with scoffs, others with disdain and even a few positive, ‘Hey, I like...

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Keep pets cool in the summer heat

Keep pets cool in the summer heat

Summer brings with it an expectation of sweltering temperatures, sometimes to the point of danger. As temperatures climb, remember that if you are hot, your pet is probably feeling even hotter. Dogs and cats generate more heat than people and usually also have a thick...

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Princeton sales tax revenue increases

Princeton sales tax revenue increases

The city of Princeton received a sales tax reimbursement check from the Texas State Comptroller this month for $247,730, a 13.96 percent increase from a year ago. Reimbursements to Texas cities were distributed by the comptroller this month for taxes collected on...

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PISD teachers to get $3K pay raise

PISD teachers to get $3K pay raise

Teachers will see a significant pay increase for the upcoming school year thanks in part to the Texas Legislature. In House Bill 3, an increase based off of 30 percent of new revenue is now mandated and Princeton ISD board of trustees implemented these raises at the...

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Clean driving tips offered for DFW drivers

Clean driving tips offered for DFW drivers

With three areas of the state exceeding federal Clean Air Act standards, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Departmant of Transportation developed the Drive Clean Texas campaign designed to demonstrate how simple changes in driving behaviors can have a big impact on...

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Preliminary STAAR results higher than state average

Preliminary STAAR results higher than state average

Preliminary STAAR results are out and it’s good news in this round for the Princeton Independent School District, which saw gains in several areas. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results for individual school campuses and school...

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Films, memories draw audience to Murphy

Films, memories draw audience to Murphy

Audie Murphy is perhaps best known for being the most decorated American soldier of World War II, the actor also starred in a slew of movies and television shows. Murphy got his start in the movie industry after returning home from World War II. He was featured on the...

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