David Jenkins
Principals must adapt to ever-changing demands

Principals must adapt to ever-changing demands

Todd Williams traveled extensively as a child, as his father’s job took the family many places around the country.  After a trek that took the family from such places as Virginia to the Midwest to Maine, the family eventually made a stop in Texas. Williams attended...

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Squads play in holiday tournaments

Squads play in holiday tournaments

Plano East boys and girls basketball traveled to holiday tournaments over Christmas break. The Lady Panthers ended up 2-2 in the 68th annual Sandra Meadows Classic at Duncanville. They beat Saginaw 68-49 and Frisco Liberty 38-48. Losses came to Conway, Ark. 67-55 and...

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Murphy Police investigating apparent murder/suicide

Murphy Police investigating apparent murder/suicide

Murphy Police filed a report of an apparent murder/suicide in the city in the afternoon hours of Tuesday, Nov. 7. Officers responded to a welfare check to a home in the 600 block of Taylor Trail in the Windy Hill Farms subdivision shortly before 3 p.m. A caller...

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Donations accepted at Murphy Community Center

Donations accepted at Murphy Community Center

The city of Murphy is holding a donation collection for victims of Hurricane Harvey at the Murphy Community Center, located at 205 N. Murphy Rd. Donations will be accepted 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31 and Friday, Sept....

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Tax Free Holiday this weekend

Tax Free Holiday this weekend

  By David Jenkins Staff Writer [email protected] The start of the 2017-'18 school year is two weeks away and for those who haven’t stocked up on back-to-school essentials, the Tax Free Holiday is scheduled for Aug. 11-13. According to information from the...

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Sign ups open for congressional youth advisory council

Sign ups open for congressional youth advisory council

Applications are being accepted for U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson's (TX-03) 14th and final Congressional Youth Advisory Council for 2017-'18 school year. High school students living in the Third Congressional District are invited to submit their applications by 5 p.m....

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Residents decide Place 3 city council winner

Residents decide Place 3 city council winner

Murphy residents selected Chris George for Place 3 on city council in a run-off election. George received 504 votes, or 50.15 percent, and Elizabeth Abraham received 501 votes, or 49.85 percent. A total of 1,005 people voted on Election Day, Saturday, June 10, and...

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