The public is invited to attend the free Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast sponsored by Vision Mesquite. The featured speaker is Amianne Bailey, who will speak about her program called “Reading Our Way Out: Liberation Through Literacy.” The event will be held Monday, Oct.28, 7:30 a.m., Mesquite Arts …
For the fourth consecutive year, Little Elm ISD earned a superior “A” letter grade from the state for its financial accountability rating. The District has earned top rating for the last 13 years.
Collin College has awarded a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) contract during Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting to JT Vaughn Construction, LLC for the construction of the new Celina Campus using the construction-manager-at-risk delivery method.
On Sat., Nov. 2 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. the Friends of the Sunnyvale Public Library (FOTSPL) will host a community benefit concert at Sunnyvale High School’s main auditorium (222 N. Collins Rd.) featuring the K3 Sisters Band.
The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees on Monday approved a class size waiver for 10 elementary school campuses that have classrooms that exceed the 22-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio.
As a crowd gathered inside the conference room at Collin College’s Preston Ridge campus in Frisco on Tuesday, Neil Matkin gave a brief history lesson of the campus.
On Nov. 5, Kaufman County voters will decide on a bond issue to fund transportation projects and new county facilities. The transportation improvements include county road improvements, reducing congestion on State highways, and local intersection safety improvements. The facility improvemen…
To help address staffing shortages with some of its instructional support staff, the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase the pay for those employees.
The McKinney Public Libraries System has expanded its popular children’s bilingual story time to a multilingual story time. Children will celebrate other cultures, enhance literacy skills, and work together on a take-home craft at 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Libr…
Celina’s Trick-or-Treat on the Square is set to undergo a major transformation this year that will test the bravery of even the toughest trick-or-treaters, provide a fun and safe space for younger goblins, and entertain everyone with a movie, and a portion of a high school play.
A Mesquite man was among four Texas residents arrested in a worldwide takedown of the largest dark web child pornography website, Welcome To Video.
The Mesquite Outlaws are proud to announce two players they’ve signed for the inaugural 2019-2020 season. The goalkeeper has previously played in the Major Arena Soccer League while the forward is a MASL rookie. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.
A tornado touchdown in Dallas has caused widespread damage and left debris across northern Dallas County. While reports do not indicate tornado activity in Collin County, severe storms left their mark throughout the area.
Frisco’s job base continues to grow, and a personal finance website indicates it’s growing better than any city in the country of its size.
Thirty-eight-year-old Shaun David is a Mesquite native who will play forward for the Mesquite Outlaws. He’s previously played for the Dallas Sidekicks, Baltimore Blast, Omaha Vipers, Monterrey La Raza, New Jersey Ironmen and St. Louis Steamers. David attended West Mesquite High School and go…
United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) Tuesday announced the 12 recipients of the 2019 Congressional Veteran Commendation.
Debbie Meyer is a familiar face around McKinney ISD’s Central Office as administrative assistant for the Fine Arts Department, but she doesn’t just work around artists – she is one. The State Fair of Texas is known for the unique arts and crafts entered every year, and this time around, judg…
Dallas County Health & Human Services (DCHHS) is offering the seasonal flu vaccine for children at all 7 of their locations for children eligible for Texas Vaccines for Children (TVFC) program. The cost is $10 for new patients and $5 for returning patients.
Red Ribbon Week starts Monday, and Coppell ISD is using the time to raise awareness and provide education on alcohol, tobacco and other drug use prevention.
With the support of local administrators, educators, and students at the Allen ISD STEAM Center, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) on Thursday announced his legislative proposal aimed at expanding access to dual credit programs for high school students.
Mesquite will focus on those who have a small business or have considered owning their own business. The 2nd annual Mesquite Entrepreneurs Day is Nov. 12, from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. The activities will feature a series of mini workshops, resource table…
Grace Bridge’s humble beginnings, rooted in Celina, started with a church fellowship group of men who would donate Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets to families in need.
The beginning of fall is upon us, and the season started on a high note with the city’s signature Oktoberfest event in downtown McKinney. The family-friendly event attracted thousands to our square, and we want to say thank you to everyone who came and to all the volunteers for helping pull …
The 19th annual PumpkinFest event will take place on Saturday, October 19, from Noon – 6 p.m. at Valley Creek Park located at 2482 Pioneer Road.
The city of Frisco announced today it has selected 17-year FPD veteran David Shilson as its new police chief. Shilson is being promoted from deputy chief beginning Nov. 1.