Wyndi Veigel
Collin County announces economic recovery plan

Collin County announces economic recovery plan

Collin County officials recently published the Collin County Recovery Plan, a 22- page document detailing the projects the county intends to fund using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. Along with ARPA funds, the plan includes State and Local Fiscal Recovery...

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Store offers hemp based healing

Store offers hemp based healing

After finding relief from years of anxiety issues, Liza Marabella decided that she wanted to help others and recently opened CBD American Shaman in Murphy to sell a wide variety of products made from hemp. The store was opened by Liza and Paul Marabella in April at...

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Annual luncheon welcomes new WISD teachers

Annual luncheon welcomes new WISD teachers

Teachers new to Wylie Independent School District this year were welcomed top the community last at the annual New Teacher Luncheon hosted by Wylie Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon, attended by about 400 people, was held at Wylie East High School. By Joe Reavis •...

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‘Operation Athena’ results in 19 arrests

The Collin County Sheriff’s office continues to work to keep child predators off the street. Last week the department conducted “Operation Athena,” an operation that directly targeted individuals who use the internet to prey upon children and traffic in child...

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Clear the Shelters event set Saturday Aug. 17

Clear the Shelters event set Saturday Aug. 17

Murphy residents are invited to Murphy Animal Shelter to give a dog or cat a new “furever” home during the annual Clear the Shelters Day pet adoption event Saturday, Aug. 17. The annual event starts at 9:30 a.m. and continues until the shelter is clear. Murphy Animal...

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Breaking news: unofficial voting totals released

Unofficial voting totals for Murphy City Council have been released. For Murphy Councilmember Place 1, Elizabeth Abraham has been elected with 823 votes (70.07 percent) while challenger Doug Davis received 358 votes (29.93 percent). In Place 2, incumbent Jennifer...

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Breaking news: unofficial early voting totals released

Breaking news: unofficial early voting totals released

For preliminary early voting totals in the Murphy City Council race for May 4, the following results have been released as of 7 p.m. For Murphy Councilmember Place 1, Elizabeth Abraham is in the lead with 471 votes (66.71%) while challenger Doug Davis has 235 votes...

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Storm system draws emergency personnel to North Texas

Storm system draws emergency personnel to North Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today deployed state resources to the North Texas area and other locations in anticipation of severe weather expected to hit the region through Friday. In addition to water rescue operations teams, the Governor has also deployed helicopters and...

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