Staff Reports
Council, PISD, Collin College trustee filing dates open

Council, PISD, Collin College trustee filing dates open

The filing period for May 2023 Murphy City Council and Plano ISD board of trustees’ elections opened Wednesday, Jan. 18, and continues through Feb. 17. Council and school board trustees will officially set the elections in their upcoming meetings for Saturday, May 6....

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Property taxes due Jan. 31

Property taxes due Jan. 31

As the calendar turns over into a new year, property owners face an important deadline at the end of the month. Murphy property owners whose taxes were not included in their monthly mortgage payment are reminded that the deadline to pay property taxes to the Collin...

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NWS Fort Worth holding weather spotting training Jan. 14

NWS Fort Worth holding weather spotting training Jan. 14

Individuals interested in learning more about spotting severe weather still have time to sign up for a class held in Plano this weekend. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth is teaching a class about severe weather spotting Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Sockwell...

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District provides update on WHS incident

District provides update on WHS incident

An incident involving a firearm on the campus of Wylie High School provided a scare but ultimately left no one injured. Around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, a firearm was seized on campus by the school response officer, according to a Jan. 6 news release by the Wylie...

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Best of balloting now open

Best of balloting now open

Shop local. Eat local. Drink local. Now cast your ballot and Vote local. Voting for the annual Best of Murphy contest is now open and will continue through the end of the month. Whether you’ve lived in the Murphy area one year or 10 years, we know you’ve cultivated a...

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County expanding facilities

County expanding facilities

As part of planned improvements to county facilities, construction is underway for six projects scheduled to be completed between 2024 and 2026. Construction crews have begun the first of six building projects scheduled for Collin County in the next four years,...

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Veterans