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Improvements set for Newman Smith High School | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

Newman Smith High School will soon have improvements made to the building's exterior.

Longtime Newman Smith principal leaves Carrollton post | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

When Joe Pouncy retired at the end of this past school year, he left behind a 34-year-long career in education, and 34 years worth of pouring into the lives of.

UPDATE:Carrollton police investigate infant death | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

Carrollton police are investigating the death of an infant whose body was found at the Perry Cemetery on March 11.

Registration open for Carrollton Police Entrance Exam | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

The Carrollton Police Department has opened registration for the next Civil *Service* exam, the first step in the time-honored process of becoming a public safety ...

Just B.E. Productions, Carrollton's First Theater Company, Is Run by College Students  Dallas Observer

Just B.E. Productions will bring back their performance of The Dinner Party at 7 p.m. June 28 to July 1 at C Squared Café in Downtown Carrollton. The group ...

Carrollton mom, daughter sound alarm over bullying  WFAA

CARROLLTON — The mother of a student at Newman Smith High School is speaking out about bullying. Chrishaura Haynie is questioning how administrators ...

Carrollton man gets 10 years in prison for stabbing death he committed as teen  Dallas News

A Carrollton man who was a teenager when he stabbed a 65-year-old man to death was sentenced to 10 years in prison as part of a plea agreement.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested for murder of Carrollton man at party  Star Local Media

A Carrollton man is charged with murder after police say he shot another man at a party after an argument broke out between the two.

Teen Dies After Collapsing During Walk Home Friday  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Extra counselors are on hand Monday at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton for students struggling with grief over the sudden death of a popular varsity ...

A bid farewell: C-FB ISD to demolish McLaughlin Elementary  Star Local Media

After nearly 60 years, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD will say goodbye to one if its elementary schools, McLaughlin Elementary.

Mother hoping for closure 29 years after daughter, friend vanished from Carrollton

Ida Madison decided in 2013 she was done talking about her daughter's disappearance.

Carrollton PD still searching for teen girls missing since 1988  FOX 4 News

Memorial Day is a time where we remember those who've lost their lives serving the country.

25 years after Carrollton teens went missing, vigil aims to draw out clues  Dallas Morning News

CARROLLTON — The gray granite memorial stone to Stacie Madison and Susan Smalley has served to honor them for the last 25 years at Newman Smith High ...

Carrollton to host 80s prom for adults | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

Carrollton is bringing back the '80s so grab a date or a group of friends for a totally tubular trip down memory lane on Saturday from 7:30-11 p.m. The Trinity.

R.L. Turner High at center of debate over schools in Farmers Branch  Dallas Morning News

R.L. Turner High School is battling perceptions amid criticism by Farmers Branch Mayor Tim O'Hare.

17-year-old arrested in death of man who had been stabbed multiple times in northwest Dallas home  Dallas Morning News

Updated at 5:15 p.m.: Revised to include arrest and incident information. Police arrested a Carrollton high school student on Monday in connection with the Dec.

Not this time: Hebron turns away Plano late in another back-and-forth thriller  Star Local Media

PLANO – Shades of déjà vu cloaked Clark Stadium during Thursday's opening kickoff of the high school football season between Plano Senior and Hebron.

New playground at Crosby Rec Center to help lower-income areas  Star Local Media

Thanks to a $75000 grant and a partnership between the Carrollton Parks and Recreation and Community Development departments the Crosby Recreation ...

Carrollton names Gregg Salmi as the new Fire Chief  Northdallasgazette

After a nationwide search beginning in January, the City of Carrollton appointed Assistant Chief of Operations Gregg Salmi as the Fire Chief of Carrollton Fire ...

Mesquite ISD names Kody Groves its new athletic director  Star Local Media

Kody Groves, the head football coach of the Poteet High School Pirates, has been named the new Mesquite ISD athletic director. Groves will replace Steve ...

Davis, West look ahead to fresh opportunity in 2019  Star Local Media

For the second straight year, the Plano West football program ended the season without a tally in the win column.

Real estate agent, small business owner vie for Carrollton's Place 6  Star Local Media

Young Sung has overcome obstacles down his family line in order to become a successful real estate agent in Carrollton. Now, the husband, father of two and ...

Flower Mound places second, Hebron takes fourth at State Marching Band Contest  Star Local Media

The Flower Mound High School band continued a successful week by placing second at the Class 6A UIL State Marching Band Contest on Tuesday.

Garland ISD's Hall of Famers | News  Star Local Media

Garland ISD recognized 14 Gale Fields Award nominees during Tuesday night's Board of Trustees meeting, as well as Garland High School head softball coach ...

Coppell Middle School West still experiencing high number of flu-related absences  Star Local Media

Coppell Middle School West has been experiencing a high number of flu-related illnesses since Monday, and while there has been a decline in the numbers ...

Area athletes achieve dreams on National Signing Day  Star Local Media

National Signing Day has evolved in recent years. With the introduction of an early signing period in December, many of the nation's top-rated prospects had ...

Grads get scholarships from Carrollton's Korean community | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

As the Korean community continues to grow in Carrollton, so does the support they hope to offer to the first responders who protect them.

Byron Jones leaning on Jourdan Lewis, Chidobe Awuzie in switch to cornerback

Byron Jones is the veteran but he's leaning on his young, talented backfield mates in his transition back to the cornerback position.

Rowlett library receives award for the 14th consecutive year  Star Local Media

During Tuesday night's Rowlett City Council meeting the Rowlett Public Library was presented with the 2018 Texas Municipal Library Directors Association ...

May ballot finalized | News  Star Local Media

The filing period to throw hats in the ring for Allen City Council ended Friday, and in council places 4 and 6, four names take center stage. In the race.

Weir: Mark Yarbrough running for District Clerk  The Cross Timbers Gazette

How much do you know about the duties of the Denton County District Clerk? If you're like most people, including me, you know very little and may not even ...

Fairview Town Center unveils new Santa experience | News  Star Local Media

After the loss of “The Big Guy” in 2017, Fairview Town Center wanted to create a new space befitting their beloved friend. And on Saturday, the retail center on ...

A passion for sports: Coppell ISD athletic director says role is more than just a job  Star Local Media

After serving as Coppell ISD's assistant director of athletics and the CHS head basketball coach, Kit Pehl is taking a new role as the districts' director of athletics.

Texas Municipal Police Association responds to Mesquite officer mistrial  Star Local Media

The Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) released a statement in response to the mistrial regarding the case of former Mesquite police officer Derick ...

Community Profile: Stamp Family | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

The Stamp family's lives were turned upside down when their 4-year-old daughter Layla was diagnosed with brain cancer. Bryan and Sara Stamp have been ...

With final shot, Hillyard ascends state cross country podium  Star Local Media

She was well outside the top 10 two seasons ago, crossing the finish line at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock behind 29 other 6A athletes.

Berry MS gets a new principal | News  Star Local Media

Mesquite ISD recently announced that Angela Wiggins has been named the new principal of Berry Middle School.

North playoff run ends in heartbreaking fashion | McKinney Courier-Gazette  Star Local Media

RICHARDSON – During Tuesday night's area-round matchup with Carrollton Creekview, Wildcat-Ram Stadium officially became a house of horrors for the ...

Two decades later, Blalack-Rupe still happy she chose young Aggies over powerhouse Tar Heels  The Eagle

Bryn Blalack-Rupe had it all figured out as a senior at Carrollton Newman Smith High School in 1994. She was going to play soccer at North Carolina, win a few.

Courtney Okolo - Track & Field / Cross Country - University of Texas Athletics

Courtney OkoloSprints - • 2016 Rio Olympics Games Gold Medalist (4x400m Relay) • NCAA Record Holder - Outdoor 400m • 2014 Bowerman Award Finalist ...

Flower Mound addresses business closures | News  Star Local Media

Flower Mound officials are addressing resident concerns about the number of businesses that have left the town in recent months.

UPDATE: Plano's Driver License Office reopens after short closure  Star Local Media

UPDATE: The Plano Driver License Office located at 2109 Parker Road Ste. 224 is repaired after a short closure. The facility will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday, and ...

'It horrifies me to think of what probably happened to her': Mother of teenage girl who vanished 25 years ago  Daily Mail

The mother of a schoolgirl who disappeared in mysterious circumstances 25 years ago said she still hopes somebody will come forward with information.

A Valentine's surprise for daughters of Dallas police sergeant killed in ambush  Dallas News

Dallas police Sgt. Michael Smith was big on Valentine's Day. Every year, he would spoil his wife and daughters for the holiday.Smith, who lived in...

PISD seeks name suggestions for new adult transition center  Star Local Media

Plano ISD is currently accepting name suggestions for its new special education transition center. Thanks to approval from the voters, the district is set to open its ...

Garland ISD receives special attention from state representative  Star Local Media

Receiving special attention from State Representative Rhetta Andrews Bowers, three Garland ISD students and the district's most tenured Board of Trustees ...

Congressional Medal of Honor recipients motorcade coming through North Texas  Star Local Media

The annual trek of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients flying into DFW Airport and traveling to Medal of Honor Weekend put on by the Medal of Honor Host ...

LISD celebrates STEM recognition for Donald Elementary | News  Star Local Media

When Donald Elementary School begins the 2018-19 school year as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Academy, it will be well equipped to ...

Carrollton councilman taking swipe at opening mayor's seat  Star Local Media

Steve Babick is full of ideas for the city of Carrollton, and if he gets his turn at the mayor's office he plans to build on the bounty of today.

Lewisville couple killed in motorcycle crash | News  Star Local Media

A Lewisville couple was killed in a motorcycle crash after colliding with a pickup truck. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that the driver of the Harley ...

Dallas County's valedictorians, salutatorians heading off to 77 different colleges this fall  Dallas News

These are the 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians for public, private and charter schools in Dallas County. (V) indicates valedictorian; (S) indicates ...

Allen city manager announces retirement plans | News  Star Local Media

After two decades of *service* to the city of Allen, City Manager Peter H. Vargas will take on a new title of interim city manager in February.

Little Elm junior cornerback Ryan Watts | Sports  Star Local Media

Watts' first offer came three weeks ago from Illinois State.

Sachse girls claim 10-6A golf championship | Sports  Star Local Media

The Sachse and Rowlett girls golf teams are heading to regionals after claiming the top two spots at the 10-6A tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Firewheel ...

Plano East sees 19 ink letters of intent in packed Signing Day ceremony  Star Local Media

The Plano East athletics department enjoyed a huge fall National Signing Day Ceremony Wednesday morning, seeing 19 Panther and Lady Panther athletes ...

Front Street Station project takes shape | News  Star Local Media

Mesquite Assistant City Engineer Wes McClure gave the City Council a brief update last month on the Front Street Station project in downtown between ...

Little Elm freshman Tre White | Sports  Star Local Media

Little Elm freshman Tre White exploded for 25 points in the win over the Redhawks, 21 of which came in the second half alone.

Celina PD adopts mapping tool | News  Star Local Media

The Celina Police Department recently rolled out its interactive online crime map, joining many cities in the Metroplex. In a move toward the modern wave of ...

Frisco firefighters describe role, scene during California deployment  Star Local Media

Frisco firefighters are used to seeing damage when they respond to a call.

PODCAST: Girls Basketball Holiday Catch-up and Special Guests Tamia Jones and Jewel Spear (The Colony)  Star Local Media

With holiday tournaments concluding and district play resuming, Star Local Media breaks down the girls basketball landscape throughout the Metroplex.

Whose problem is it anyway?: Sinkhole sparks debate between Plano business owner and the city  Star Local Media

Andrew's Refinishing sits at the cross section of three cities. It has Plano to the east, Carrollton to the west and Hebron technically in the middle. For 10 years ...

Lewisville community to gather in remembrance of liquor store owner  Star Local Media

Police are still searching for the gunman who shot and killed a Little Elm man as he worked at his liquor store in Lewisville. Police said Suresh “Sam” Shah, who ...

Rowlett's family-owned restaurant suffers fire damage | News  Star Local Media

Downtown Rowlett will be without one of its staple restaurants for a while following a fire that took place in the early hours of Sunday.

Making waves with Cleveland: Boyd hires former Olympian, Newman Smith head coach  Star Local Media

When it comes to the city of McKinney, there's always been a one foot in, one foot out approach for former Carrollton Newman Smith swimming head coach Jon ...

National Merit program announces scholarship semifinalists | Education | Dallas News  Dallas Morning News

The semifinalists have been named for the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. These students will be eligible for about 7400 scholarships this spring.

The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...

Alexander named interim police chief in Corinth | News  Star Local Media

City Manager Bob Hart announced that Mike Alexander will serve as interim police chief to assist the department as it recruits and transitions to new leadership.

Flooding causes sanitary sewage overflow in two Plano locations  Star Local Media

The city of Plano reported two sanitary sewer overflows Saturday.

Tickets on sale for NCAA DII football championship at McKinney ISD Stadium  Star Local Media

The city of McKinney and McKinney Independent School District announced Friday morning tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Division II National ...

Grand Reopening: PSHS graduate opens new sandwich shop, gets visit from famous alum  Star Local Media

It's been a long two years for Aubrey Janik. Two years ago, she was bright eyed and ready to open her first of many Erbert and Gerbert's Sandwich Shop ...

Lovejoy, Culbreath dominate rain-soaked 10-5A XC meet  Star Local Media

McKINNEY – District 10-5A may consist of only six schools, but there may not be a more impactful district in Class 5A during the UIL cross country postseason.

McKinney ISD Class of 2014 | News  Star Local Media

McKinney Independent School District seniors from the three main high schools graduated June 6 at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano.

At science fair, sales skills help | Education | Dallas News  Dallas Morning News

Photos and a list of the grand-prize winners and runners-up from Saturday's Beal Bank Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Fair Park.

Urban8 breaks ground as first local food court in The Colony  Star Local Media

Urban8, North Texas' newest dining and entertainment destination, is set to open its first location in The Colony in the spring.

Four new restaurants part of $125M Shops at Willow Bend renovation project  Star Local Media

The Shops the Willow Bend is in the thick of its latest $125 million renovation, which included the Crayola Experience, completed in April, a new town center ...

Flower Mound firefighters finish mowing man's yard after he's taken to hospital  Star Local Media

Most of us have seen firefighters in action – usually putting out fires or responding to medical emergencies.

Plano streets still scooter-less: Council to decide on update in bike share ordinance  Star Local Media

Lime Bike's latest rollout of electric scooters has quickly spread across several neighborhoods in Dallas, and Plano could see the scooters on the streets soon ...

Dallas man paralyzed in drive-by shooting struggles to rebuild a life shattered  Dallas Morning News

Lukas Da Cruz parked his wheelchair toward the end of the hall, near the courtroom doors. He was quiet as he waited to testify, picking at his beard and staring ...

Coppell High School percussion has strong showing | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell High School's percussion awarded in Plano competition.

Corinth hires planning and development director | News  Star Local Media

Corinth City Manager Bob Hart has selected Helen-Eve Liebman to be the city's next director of planning and development.

National Merit Scholarship semifinalists from Dallas-Fort Worth schools  Dallas Morning News

About 16,000 semifinalists were announced this week in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school seniors will compete for ...

UPDATED: Plano Senior band parents outraged after West football players charge field during halftime show  Star Local Media

A late-running halftime performance by the Plano Senior High School Band was disrupted Friday night when Plano West players rushed onto the field, ...

Missing mother | Plano Star Courier  Star Local Media

Kevin Davis, husband of 28-year-old Libby Davis, posted this tweet, asking for help to locate his missing wife. Thursday evening, her body was found near Ohio ...

Oprah Winfrey attends Minnie's 10th annual gala; Supporters pledge $1.3 M to feed the hungry  Star Local Media

Lynette Willington, Jackson's sister and pantry director of Minnie's Food Pantry, described her as “a gatherer ... you have the grace to bring people together to do ...

Football: Lovejoy eyes playoffs in competitive district | Allen American  Star Local Media

For a team with lofty expectations, opening the 2017 football season under the lights of Allen's Eagle Stadium is a perfect launch pad for Lovejoy.

Mall worker killed in auto-ped incident at Shops at Willow Bend  Star Local Media

An employee of the Shops at Willow Bend was reportedly struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon. She was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

Frisco ISD announces guidelines for free and reduced-priced meals  Star Local Media

Frisco ISD has announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children who meet certain income eligibility guidelines. The full price for ...

UPDATE: 'Differing leadership philosophies' led to PISD superintendent's resignation  Star Local Media

Plano ISD Superintendent Brian Binggeli officially resigned Tuesday night alongside Trustee Greg Myer. PISD officials confirmed the resignations were ...

Cotton Belt marches closer toward reality | Plano Star Courier  Star Local Media

The future Cotton Belt Regional Rail is moving closer to becoming a reality, as Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) moves closer to federal and local approvals.

NTMWD gets go-ahead for new reservoir | Plano Star Courier  Star Local Media

After 15 years of planning, the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) announced this morning it received the permit to begin construction on the Lower ...

North Texas musician finding her voice | News  Star Local Media

Growing up as budding musicians in Garland and Rowlett, Aubrey Lynn England and Liz Arnold first crossed paths at The Garland Opry in downtown Garland, ...

Flower Mound police charge suspect with attempted murder (updated)  Star Local Media

Flower Mound police are crediting an alert resident for helping prevent something they say could have been tragic.

New, fully leased hangar opens at McKinney airport  Star Local Media

There is more space for aircraft at McKinney National Airport – and even more is coming soon. An18,000-square-foot hangar opened this week. The facility will ...

FM resident describes how we was caught up in phone scam  Star Local Media

Mark Miller prides himself on never falling for scams.

Plano Senior Valedictorian and Salutatorian Q&As | News  Star Local Media

Katherine Xiu, Plano Senior Valedictorian. What are your college plans? Expectations: (1) enter college as a pre-med majoring in biology, (2) graduate and ...

Richardson PD mourns death of fallen officer, Plano PD to investigate the case  Star Local Media

The Plano Police Department is investigating the death of Richardson resident Rene Gamez and veteran Officer David Sherrard of the Richardson Police ...

Read Wal-Mart's statement about closing 269 stores including Neighborhood Market in Frisco  Star Local Media

The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 4268 Legacy Drive in Frisco is one of 269 stores companywide the retailer is closing. Read the company's announcement ...

China-based Hisun Motors Corp. to open North American HQ in McKinney  Star Local Media

Company officials expect to bring 80 jobs to the city in coming years.

Meet Frisco City Council Place 4 candidate Cindy Asche  Star Local Media

Frisco will elect five new council members and a new mayor over the next two years. Our City Manager has also indicated that he plans to retire in the next.

McKinney approves agreement with Playful Corp. for HQ  Star Local Media

The McKinney City Council approved an assignment agreement with Playful Building One, LLC, that paves the way for Playful Corp. to move forward with its new ...

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