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Plano East beats Lewisville, Udo sets career mark

Plano East beats Lewisville, Udo sets career mark

The Lady Panthers are one win away from a playoff berth after beating Lewisville Friday night. Plano East is now 7-4 in District 6-6A, tied with Flower Mound for third place with just three games remaining. Sema Udo and Destiny Jones were in double figures for the...

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Public hearing held for proposed housing community

Public hearing held for proposed housing community

The Murphy City Council took no action at its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3, on a proposal to re-zone the last remaining agricultural tract in the city to Planned Development. The nine acres on the northwest corner of Betsy Lane and North Murphy Road is the current...

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Searching for Peace on Earth

Searching for Peace on Earth

As we approach the end to another year, we often ask if we’re better off than we were a year ago. Has this year summed up to be a winner or loser? Globally, are we a better world? Are people of all nations better off? Is there more peace on earth? When we use the...

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Tis the season

Tis the season

Here we are again…it seems like just a few months ago we were celebrating year-end holidays, and now we’re just days away from Christmas Day. How time flies! Christmas may hold different meanings for many people. For some, they remember family and friends that are no...

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Sidewalk rehabilitation, rezoning discussed

Sidewalk rehabilitation, rezoning discussed

The final Murphy City Council meeting of 2022 included a public works update, a public hearing on a proposed zoning change and a request to close a main thoroughfare in the city for street work. Councilmembers Jennifer Berthiaume, Sarah Fincanon and Deputy Mayor pro...

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Spider-Man and prayer

Spider-Man and prayer

Have you seen the first Spider-Man with Toby McGuire? I love that movie and I watched this one part the other day. After he gets his spidey powers he starts learning how to use them. He’s climbing walls and jumping from building to building. At one point, he remembers...

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Season kicks off with fun festivities in the park

Season kicks off with fun festivities in the park

Attendees of the city of Murphy’s annual Christmas in the Park were greeted by chilly weather, cloudy skies and packed parking lots — hallmarks of the season — but none of that seemed to matter as holiday revelers descended upon the municipal complex by the hundreds...

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Making memories

Making memories

My mother must’ve kept everything my sister and I ever made for Christmas. Some things were put together in school, but most were done in Sunday School. Same is true for anything we ever made, regardless of the time of year. Decades later at a Christmas gathering, if...

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The best radio reception

The best radio reception

It was Flag Day 1987. I was opening the mic for the first time as a new announcer on KTBB AM 600. It was the early part of my radio journey, and I was excited to be moving up in the industry. KTBB was the second radio station to be licensed in Tyler, Texas. A station...

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Veterans