2010 in review

Date: Thursday, December 30, 2010

Photo by Jennifer Fike
Fireworks explode at the Fourth of July celebration at City Park.
The event was one of several community-wide activities in 2010.

Community events highlight past 12 months; changes ahead in 2011

By Jamie Engle
Staff Writer
As one year ends and another begins we look back with fondness and ahead with anticipation. The year 2010 was full of growth, expansion and prosper for the city of Princeton; 2011 promises more of the same.
Princeton ISD Superintendent Philip Anthony
Athletics and academics were the highlights of 2010, according to Princeton ISD Superintendent Philip Anthony.
“Highlights include being a Recognized district by Texas Education Agency, with three Exemplary campuses and three Recognized campuses. Also, football breaking the playoff drought,” Anthony said.
School finances will continue to be a challenge.
“The biggest challenge for next year will be dealing with the probable cuts in funding due to the state’s shortfall,” Anthony said. “Estimates have schools funding being reduced by 5 percent to 10 percent. This would mean a $1.2 - 2.4 million cut in revenue. Since Princeton ISD is already among the bottom 25 percent in wealth per student, this will be a difficult task. However, we are confident that, whatever level of funding is available, we will continue to offer students a first class education.
Next year, PISD’s new Career and Technology Center will open.
“I am most looking forward to the opening of our Career and Technology Center,” Anthony said. “Princeton ISD will be offering certification programs for our students in automotive technology, cosmetology, HVAC technology, nursing assistant, and pharmacy technician. These are outstanding programs that will enable students to leave high school with an employable skill.”
Anthony expressed his appreciation for the board and the community.
“I would like to thank the school board and the community for the continued support to provide the students of Princeton ISD with wonderful programs, facilities, and teachers. This completes my 10th year with Princeton ISD, and I continue to be blessed to be part of such a great school and community,” Anthony concluded.
Police Chief Jeff Barnett
Highlights for 2010 included new buildings for city hall and an addition for the fire department, Princeton Police Chief Jeff Barnett said.
“It was good to see city staff move into the new city hall,” Barnett said. “We’re also moving forward with making plans to move the police department into the former city hall. That means more room for new personnel and storage. Plus the fire station added on space. 
“All these items will mean a lot to citizens and go a long way toward preparing Princeton for growth once the market returns. It gives city staff and council a nice new place to meet and greet new businesses. It shows them what Princeton has to offer.”
Barnett said another highlight was the turnout at city events.
“Community participation in the National Night Out event, the car show, our movies in the park, Fourth of July event and all our city events really shows that our community has a lot of spirit,” he said.
Council recently approved the purchase of a new police car.
“The new police car is the start of what we hope will be a good vehicle rotation program,” Barnett said. “A vehicle rotation program will keep our fleet current and lower the maintenance costs usually associated with older vehicles. Our new vehicles come with a maintenance plan, which helps reduce the cost to the city to keep vehicles up and running. It’s a good cost savings.”
Barnett said he looks forward to completing the move to the new police facilities in 2011. He cited finances as a continuing challenge.
“Providing all of the services necessary and yet maintain a tight and disciplined budget will be a challenge,” Barnett said. “We want to supply all the community wants and needs, but we need to be fiscally responsible and manage our money very well. It will be the most difficult challenge of the year. Princeton has a lot of new citizens, new homes and new businesses. They all need city services, and sometimes the needs come in before we receive the tax dollars to support them.” 
Barnett also expressed his appreciation for Princeton police employees and city leaders.
“I’m very thankful for our team of police officers and civilian employees. They are constantly putting in more time and trying their very best. I’m also grateful to the mayor, city council and the city leadership for opportunities to do the best we can do,” Barnett concluded.
City Councilmember Bruce Beauchamp
A new city manager, new construction and street improvements were some of the 2010 highlights cited by City Councilmember Bruce Beauchamp.
“The resignation of Mr. [Lee] Lawrence from the city administrator’s position was sad but very understandable; on the other hand, it opened the city up for our present City Manager Joseph Portugal. I think Mr. Portugal has fresh ideas and will do fine.
I’m excited to see where this might lead the city,” he said.
“The construction start of our new water tower was a big hitter in my eyes. We’ve needed this for some time now. The new addition to our Central Fire Station will play a big part in our response times improving with 24-hour shift work availability. The street improvements that we were able to continue this year were a big plus,” Beauchamp added. “Last but not least, the new city hall. This move created a chain of events that were all a plus for the city, the police department and the library. The PD will move into the old city hall, which will allow them some well-needed breathing room as well as the library getting to move into the old PD building.”
Next year’s challenges include maintaining a clear direction for the city, Becauchamp said.
“Standing fast on issues and making the right decisions on the city’s behalf will be number one. This is always a challenge because there are so many ideas and directions that can be taken that sometimes it’s hard to keep your focus on what is best for the city as a whole and not a few,” he said. 
Beauchamp added that improving the city’s ISO rating and improving Princeton’s business and restaurant base are also upcoming challenges.
“With our new addition (sleeping quarters) to the FD along with the new tanker and water tower, etc., I would like to visit our ISO rating to see how we can improve on it in 2011/2012 seasons,” he said. “Not only will these items improve public safety and response times but our homeowners’ insurance rates will see an improvement as well.
“We need to continue our economic development to ensure that quality businesses are lured into our city and not cities close to us. We need a good old-fashioned steak house is what we need!!!!” 
Overall, Beauchamp said the city has really grown in 2010.
“I think we as a city have progressed by leaps and bounds this past year. We have an excellent staff with great leadership that is not afraid to address and resolve all our issues good or bad and, let me tell ya, at times that could be a plate full. Hats off to y’all and all of the volunteers that make this city work,” he said.
As far as what he looks forward to next year, Beauchamp said, “Grandkid. I’m looking forward to a grandkid next year.”
City Councilmember Steven M. Deffibaugh
There were several events occurring in Princeton in 2010, each with equal importance, Princeton City Councilmember Steven Deffibaugh said.
“The completion of one side of Monte Carlo, which in itself has improved traffic flow through that area, the moving into a new city hall, the add on to the Princeton Fire Department, the new tanker truck received by Princeton FD, some street improvements, saying goodbye to City Manager Lee Lawrence and welcoming new City Manager Joseph Portugal are just a few significant events,” he said. “Also the improvement of the Old POW campsite (City Park) is creating a place to have public events.”
Deffibaugh said challenges facing growing communities such as Princeton are nearly the same throughout the state: infrastructure improvements to meet the growth while doing it all on a very tight budget.  
“Recruiting new businesses to Princeton can be a challenge,” he added. “I am looking forward in seeing the fruits of the city’s labor to obtain grants to improve the aesthetics along US 380. I believe this project, when implemented and completed, will do nothing but encourage businesses and people to move to Princeton.”
Princeton Librarian Cathy Dunkel
Community events were the highlight of 2010 for Princeton Librarian Cathy Dunkel.
“I would have to say the 4th of July and annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony were the highlights of 2010,” she said. “Lois Nelson Public Library is proud to sponsor both community events.  The city of Princeton and the library are working together to find ways of bring the community together.”
For next year, Dunkel said, “The library will continue to find ways to let the citizens of Princeton know that there is a library in town and we are there to serve them.” 
She’s looking forward to new programs the library will start  next year.
“We have several programs that we are going to start; one is ‘Adult Book Club’ from 7 to 8 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. The second is our ‘Summer Reading Program’; more details will be released later. Also, we will continue ‘Storytime’ each month,” Dunkel said. “I am very excited about the library moving into a bigger building.”
The library will be moving into the former police department building after the police department moves into the former city hall building. City hall moved to a new facility on Princeton Drive in 2010.
Princeton Chamber of Commerce Chair Virginia Gaithright
Highlights for the Princeton Chamber of Commerce include all the community events this year and scholarship awards, according to Chairman Virginia Gaithright.
“We enjoyed participating in the Onion Festival and also organizing the car show, the fashion show at Princeton High School, the circus and our yard sale,” Gaithright said. “Most of our proceeds from these events are for our scholarship fund. This year we awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Princeton seniors.”
Next year will include more community events.
“We have a directors’ meeting in January to determine the year’s projects,” Gaithright said. “I’m sure we’ll be at the Onion Festival again. I’ll be stepping over to director-at-large and Edward Jones’ Franklin Parker will be taking over as chamber chairman.”
Incoming Princeton Chamber of Commerce Chair Franklin Parker
“Besides the Onion Festival, we’ll probably be doing the fashion show, car show and yard sale again next year,” incoming Princeton Chamber Chair Franklin Parker said. “We’ll have to see what’s decided at the directors’ meeting in January.”
Definitely on the slate for 2011 is a new chamber newsletter.
“We’re really excited about the newsletter,” Parker said. “It will be published monthly and available online at the chamber website, www.princetontxchamber.com. The newsletter will include special offers from chamber members, available only to newsletter readers. Members will also write articles for the newsletter, and we’ll include a list of upcoming events.”
To sign up for the newsletter, send an e-mail to info@princetontxchamber.com.
Fire Chief Mike Woody
New fire equipment and an addition to the fire station were 2010 highlights, according to Fire Chief Mike Woody.
“Highlights included putting a new tanker truck into service and phasing out the old one,” Woody said. “Also, adding on living quarters at the fire station is a big accomplishment. We have a few odds and ends to finish up on it, and then it will be done. It will be great for volunteers who want to stay overnight and for the future when we get paid personnel. The city also purchased a piece of property out toward Monte Carlo to build a second station. We don’t have any plans drawn up yet, but we have the property so we are ready for future growth.”
Woody said he doesn’t have any big plans for 2011.
“We will just keep doing what we’ve been doing,” he said. “We’re all volunteer right now and had over 1,000 calls this year. It’s tough to do on a volunteer basis. Like most volunteer departments, it’s harder to staff during the days when our volunteers are usually working. That’s why we work with other volunteer departments to cover the day shift.”
Woody encouraged anyone who would like to volunteer to pick up an application at the fire station.
“Stop by any night or weekend to pick up an application. While we’re working on the building to get it finished, there’s likely to be someone around” he said. 
Volunteer firefighters meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of every month at the fire station.

File photo
Police officers show the world their hula hooping skills during a contest at the
Princeton’s citywide National Night Out event during October.

File photo
The PYSA first- and second-grade cheerleaders took home a first place prize
for their jungle-themed float during September’s Homecoming parade.


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Multiple fire departments, including Princeton Volunteer Fire Departm...
Panthers on the loose
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Vowing to continue service
Thursday, January 06, 2011
County Judge Keith Self shakes hands with the Honorable Ray Wheless af...
2010 in review
Thursday, December 30, 2010
As one year ends and another begins we look back with fondness and ahe...
Sounds of the season
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Toes were tapping and hands were clapping at Grace Community Church De...
All is bright at Christmas VBS
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010
"Love came down at Christmas" was the theme of this years ...
Americans treat Lacy students to special visit
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Allen American players Tobias Whelan and Jarret Lukin visited Lacy Ele...
Fire damages Dogwood apartments
Friday, November 19, 2010
A fire that was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, c...
Area veterans honored with trip of a lifetime
Friday, November 12, 2010
There are holidays, such as Veterans Day and Memorial Day, which comm...
Storm roars its way to state
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Princeton High School's marching band earned a trip to state Saturday....
Tooth fairy flies by Harper
Thursday, October 21, 2010
What does glitter have to do with good oral hygiene? A lot, if youve e...
Lights out at Night Out
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Long after the sun went down Oct. 5, the party was still going strong ...
Myers Park participates in perennial garden study
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Gardeners need not labor for months or waste resources to create a bea...
Lightning destroys home in Monte Carlo
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
A fire caused by lightning destroyed a home in the Villas of Monte Car...
Pumpkin pickin good time
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Haven Ferrer and his dad Mark pick out a pumpkin at Sallys produce sta...
A tiger named Lion
Thursday, September 30, 2010
The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Culpepper Merriweath...
Clowning around
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Princeton's 2010 Homecoming Parade was filled with colorful, circus-in...
Fire damages Times Square
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Last night, shortly after 10 p.m., a fire nearly destroyed the Spirit ...
Couple celebrates milestone
Thursday, September 02, 2010
Three-quarters of a century is a long time by any measurement, but whe...
By the numbers
Thursday, August 26, 2010
District-wide Princeton Independent School Districts enrollment is up ...
Movie in the Park
Thursday, August 19, 2010
The City of Princeton joined forces with Lois Nelson Public Library an...
Driver hospitalized after motorcycle accident
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
47-year old Thomas Osburn was transported by ambulance to the Medical ...
Local reserve officer named to Army's 'Best'
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Not everyone spends his summer vacation competing in physical and ment...
Gearin' up
Thursday, August 05, 2010
Long practices began this week for Princeton High School's athletes an...
Under the sea
Thursday, August 05, 2010
Grace Community Church recently wrapped up a nautical-themed Vacation ...
Old is renewed again
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Watch your step and your tires if youre headed down Main Street over t...
Muddin good time
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Splashing good times
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Though children are still enjoying a break from their classes, a host ...
City celebrates Fourth at Community Park
Thursday, July 08, 2010
More than 2,000 residents gathered July 4 to observe the holiday at Pr...
Fireworks available near and far
Thursday, July 01, 2010
Princeton residents need not travel far this year to see a spectacular...
No monkey business
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Though there were many visitors during the Princeton Memorial Librarys...
VBS kicks off
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Faith Baptist Church is hosting a western-themed Vacation Bible School...
Fire destroys mobile home on CR 902
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Lowry Crossing, Princeton and Branch firefighters extinguished a blaze...
Commencement at 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Princeton High School's Class of 2010 will graduate at 7 p.m. tonight,...
Vehicle crushed in collision
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
A four-car collision backed up traffic on Princeton Drive Tuesday morn...
Stars and stripes remembered, retired
Thursday, May 27, 2010
I couldnt understand why so many people had gathered around me, to cel...
Idol time
Thursday, May 20, 2010
American Idol finalist and native Texan Casey James wrapped up a whirl...
Cemetery plots for Memorial Day
Thursday, May 20, 2010
May 31 area residents will gather to pay homage to the nations vetera...
Police pursue burglary suspect down CR 490
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Collin County sheriffs initiated a manhunt around 10:30 a.m. Monday, M...
NFL hero to attend athletic banquet May 8
Thursday, May 06, 2010
Former NFL football player and bona fide hero Everson Walls will visit...
Onion fest brings winning sprints, smiles
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Princeton High School was a buzz of action Saturday, during the sixth-...
Basket loads of fun
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Colorful eggs werent the only things to fill Veterans Memorial Park Sa...
Grace gives city Second Chance
Thursday, April 01, 2010
Since its humble beginnining in 2001, Grace Community Church has sough...
I spy something... fun
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
I spy something... fun
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
I spy something... fun
Monday, March 22, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
I spy something... fun
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
I spy something... fun
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
I spy something... fun
Friday, March 19, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
I spy something... fun
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Looking for a cool way to spend this great week? Something close to ho...
Primary candidates face runoff
Thursday, March 11, 2010
After the March 2 party primary election, most November ballot spots a...
Tragedy marks Day in Austin
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Where were you when Pearl Harbor was attacked? When JFK was shot? On S...
Trustees award construction contracts
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Princeton ISD trustees awarded contracts for a new traffic loop at God...
Winter Wonderland
Thursday, February 11, 2010
A blanket of snow covered Princeton Thursday morning, transforming fam...
Leaders break ground on fire station additions
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Residents, firefighters and city leaders gathered Saturday to celebrat...
Haitian missionary shares hope with local church
Thursday, January 28, 2010
As the floor shifted underneath his feet, missionary Jay Threadgill co...
College breaks glass ceiling on local opportunity
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Light reflecting off every surface. The air filled with new hopes and ...
Help Haiti by shopping locally
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Millions homeless. Hundreds of thousands presumed dead. Everyone was s...
Heres looking at you kids
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Students from Princetons FFA program braved below freezing temperature...
Team begins winning legacy at Lacy Elementary
Thursday, January 07, 2010
Its not everyday a child meets a star athlete, the sort of success sto...
2009 - in photos
Thursday, December 31, 2009
A slideshow featuring photos from each month in 2009....
Dinner party sends home winners
Thursday, December 24, 2009
77 guests attended the Chambers annual dinner party Dec. 15, where Ray...
Santas bus fills up
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Santa Claus received more than a little help this year, filling his ve...
Local churches offer Christmas Eve services
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Several local churches will offer Christmas Eve services, featuring ca...
New holiday tree lights up downtown
Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Though the attendance might not have been as high as volunteers hoped,...
Band concerts spread sounds of season
Thursday, December 17, 2009
The Princeton High School, Clark Junior High and Huddleston Intermedia...
Lacy kindergartners delight with song
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
The kindergartners at Lacy Elementary presented a holiday music progra...
Santa recruits help through Stuff-the-Bus
Thursday, December 10, 2009
PISD and the Lions Clubs annual Stuff-the-Bus campaign is well on its ...
County awards over $4 million to Princeton projects
Wednesday, December 09, 2009
During the Dec. 8 City Council Meeting Collin County Commissioner Joe ...
Curbside recycling begins Dec. 10
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
A mound of blue bins arrived at the intersection of Sixth and Main Tue...
Gobblin down turkey
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Hundreds of guests attended the annual Thanksgiving lunches at each of...
Faith community unites for feast
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Area residents from several local churches gathered Nov. 14, to share ...
Chamber honors veterans
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Beginning at 11:11 a.m. today, the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce ...
Saluting stars, stripes
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Early Nov. 11 at Godwin Elementary, Boy Scouts and small waving flags ...
Adventurers return from science camp
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Fifth-graders from PISD attended science camp in late October....
Communitywide Thanksgiving set for Saturday
Friday, November 13, 2009
At 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, seven local churches will join together a...
Coach's investment pays off
Thursday, November 12, 2009
The Panthers may have lost their season finale Friday night, but there...
Veterans day service
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
All area residents are invited to attend the Princeton Area Chamber of...
Whats in a name?
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Friday night, at the 2009 District 13-3A finale and cross-lake showdow...
Trunk-or-Treat proves sweet success
Wednesday, November 04, 2009
Hundreds of area residents attended the FCCLA's Trunk-or-Treat Hallowe...
Parks board makes progress
Thursday, October 29, 2009
For years Princeton's Community Park has commonly been referred to sim...
Band marches on
Thursday, October 22, 2009
The Panther Pride Marching Band earned all 1s at the UIL Region 25 Mar...
Residents ask county to abandon bridge
Thursday, October 15, 2009
A standing-room-only crowd jammed Wylie City Hall Wednesday, Oct. 7, t...
Motorcycle show brings in cash for kids
Monday, October 05, 2009
Stadium to host special events Sept. 11
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Friday the Panthers' varsity football team will play its first game in...
High carbon monoxide levels send dollar store employees to hospital
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Yesterday morning firefighters, police officers and emergency medical ...
Meet the Panther
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Friday night residents had an opportunity to see the Panthers new sta...
Marching band tunes up for game time
Thursday, August 13, 2009
The Princeton Panther Marching Band has spent the last few weeks in in...
Blue bin equals green
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
In about a month Princeton residents will have two cans to roll out on...
Summer cool
Thursday, July 30, 2009
July 24 Godwin Elementary's PTO hosted their monthly movie night. ...
Local talent rocks concert
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Converse abounded Friday night at Princetons Community Park, as nearly...
Panther reunion draws crowd of classmates, kids
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
The Great Princeton Panther Reunion drew approximately 200 people to t...
Faith Baptist belts 'Star-Spangled Banner'
Thursday, July 16, 2009
It may be peanuts and Cracker Jacks that draws sports enthusiasts to t...
Red, white and boom
Thursday, July 09, 2009
The Fourth of July marks an opportunity for Americans to celebrate the...
Independence Day celebrations: fireworks and fellowship
Thursday, July 09, 2009
Read all about local Fourth of July celebrations in this week's Prince...
Grace begins mission at home
Thursday, July 02, 2009
Students from Grace Community Church recently set out on a mission to ...
Clydesdale rises to challenge, claims World's Tallest Living Horse record
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
June 5 and 6 a Clydesdale named Remington was measured for a Guinness ...
2009 graduates are on their way
Friday, June 05, 2009
The Class of 2009 closed their high school careers last night at the P...
Council raises water rates, adds trash service
Thursday, June 04, 2009
During their May 26 meeting the Princeton City Council voted to raise ...
Police recover stolen vehicles
Thursday, June 04, 2009
Twice in the month of May, Princeton police officers impounded stolen ...
Class of 2009 throws caps tonight
Thursday, June 04, 2009
Princeton High School's Class of 2009 will hold their commencement at ...
Kindergartners take stage for graduation
Tuesday, June 02, 2009
Kindergarten graduates will fill the stage at the Princeton High Schoo...
Citizens honor fallen heroes
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Freedom isnt free, J.M. Caldwell read from a poem he wrote before clos...
Harper holds first-annual Spring Fling festival
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Harper Elementary held its first-annual Spring Fling festival Saturday...
Oz begins Saturday, May 16
Thursday, May 14, 2009
The cast of Oz has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on ...
Voters pass beer, wine proposition
Thursday, May 14, 2009
May 9 Princeton citizens voted to pass the beer and wine proposition, ...
Students shine dancing shoes for 'Oz' musical debut
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Students from Godwin, Lacy, and Harper Elementary have been hard at wo...
FFA bestows awards at 68th-annual banquet
Thursday, May 07, 2009
About 130 men, women, cowboys and cowgirls gathered for the 68th annua...
Saturday, May 09, 2009
Election day has arrived, and citizens have 12 final hours to cast the...
Churches gather for prayer at park
Friday, May 08, 2009
Approximately forty citizens gathered Thursday evening to observe the ...
All signs say vote
Thursday, May 07, 2009
Voting will be held from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Princ...
Early voting draws to close
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Early voting for local elections will end today at 7 p.m. Voting will ...
Onion Festival 2009, fewer activities, plenty of fun
Thursday, April 30, 2009
Shiny, vintage cars sat on display in the parking lot... the smell of ...
Godwin preps for TAKS with campouts
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The day before the TAKS tests, students at Godwin Elementary held a ca...
Body found at Lake Lavon
Thursday, April 16, 2009
After searching for more than a week, Michael A. Simmons' body was rec...
Minors arrested for market robbery
Thursday, April 16, 2009
April 7 Princeton police arrested two juveniles believed responsible f...
Walk to the park
Friday, April 10, 2009
Before dismissing for a three-day weekend, the Pre-Kindergarten studen...
The show will go on
Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Princeton High School's One-Act will travel to Terrell today to partic...
Spring break scrapbook
Friday, March 20, 2009
Did you do something interesting over Spring Break? Did you go on a t...
Signs of stopping on Second Street
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Anyone who has driven down Second Street recently, knows that it is a ...
Warrant Round-Up begins
Saturday, March 07, 2009
Texas' annual "Warrant Round-Up" has officially begun. Princ...
Scouting for Food
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Local Boy Scouts were busy Saturday morning collecting food for the Pr...
Meeting to address Collin College campus
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Collin College is big business, and Thursday night a Town Hall Meeting...

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