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Allen High students earn semifinals spots in National Merit Scholarship Competition

Twenty Allen High School students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. About 1.6 million juniors took the 2016 PSAT, which is the test that qualified students for the 2018 scholarship competition. Approximately 16,000 students, or about 1 percent, are rec

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 22:00:00

Major Allen thoroughfare to be extended

Another segment of Ridgeview Drive will be built from just east of Watters Road to Chelsea Boulevard, providing a key connection for the new Preston Elementary School. File Photo Ridgeview Drive, a major arterial road for Allen, continues to slowly be fleshed out. The Allen City Council recently ap

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Allen school board meeting rescheduled

Due to the Community Pep Rally scheduled for Monday, the regularly scheduled meeting of the Allen ISD Board of Trustees will be moved from Monday night to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27. The meeting will be held as always inside city council chambers on the first floor of Allen City Hall, 305 Century Pa

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:31:00

Allen profile: Cynthia Gore

Gore talks being Allen Municipal Court Presiding Judge It's pretty clear from our interview that integrity and hard work are important to Cynthia Gore. Raised on a farm in southwest Kentucky, she claimed her father as her hero because he worked long days on the farm but always showed up to her games

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:23:00

Allen Texas ranked among the best cities to live

Allen-- The saying goes, home is where the heart is. Well, according to the real estate brokerage company Owners.com, single women who call Dallas home are in luck! The site ranks the "Big D" at number three for the best market for single women, only beating out by Kansas City and Cincinnati. It get

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-09-20 14:30:56

2 ex-girlfriends of convicted murderer Jason Lowe say he would have killed them, too

McKINNEY - Hayley McDaniel and Christine Chambers have a special - albeit macabre - bond. They both dated the same murderer and lived to tell about it. At different times they fell for the charms of Jason Lowe, getting a glimpse of the Richardson man whom one Collin County prosecutor called a mons

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 18:32:18

JC Penney to Hire 40,000 Season Holiday Workers, the Same as Last Year

J.C. Penney says it plans to hire more than 40,000 people during the holiday season, the same number as last year. The Plano, Texas-based department store operator said Friday it is looking for cashiers, workers to restock its stores and beauty consultants to work at in-store Sephora makeup shops. R

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-23 06:37:23

Generations come together for gardening

Many people might not know that gardening provides a number of physical and mental benefits, especially for older adults. Experts say that it can improve flexibility and mobility in seniors and can also decrease stress and improve someone's mood. For children, gardening is a tool to teach responsib

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Have y'all heard about these kids taking homecoming photos in Ikea?

The homecoming photos of a group of dolled-up teenagers in front of somebody's fireplace are so last season. This year, a group of Frisco high school students took their homecoming photos instead at IKEA. The kids posted the photos, taken ahead of Frisco Heritage High School's annual do, to Twitter,

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:46:38

North Texas Students Trek South To Help Another Football Team

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) - It was their first game and Rockport-Fulton High School was not even playing on their own field. Hurricane Harvey left the towns of Rockport and Fulton along with their high school devastated. "The damage was bad, really bad in some places," said Justin Bogaards, a wide receiver

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 04:57:00

Theatre Frisco to produce Pulitzer-winning 'Crimes of the Heart'

Theatre Frisco will be producing SMU graduate Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Crimes of the Heart," at the Black Box Theater in Frisco's Discovery Center, 8004 Dallas Parkway #200. The story takes place in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await ne

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:30:00

UNT TAMS students from Frisco named National Merit Semifinalists

Ten students from Frisco schools who are now attending the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science have been named semifinalists in the 2017-18 National Merit Scholarship Competition. The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, or TAMS, is a two-year residential program at the University of North

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 18:28:00

Frisco Family Services aiding families affected by Hurricane Harvey

The ravaging winds and damaging floods from Hurricane Harvey forced thousands of residents of Houston, Galveston and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes. Evacuees had to leave behind their homes, food, clothes and way of life. To seek shelter, many found their way to North Texas. Katie Carn

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:27:00

Wylie Students Head To Gulf To Support Damaged School

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) - Students from Wylie High School loaded up several buses Friday morning and started traveling 400 miles to the Gulf Coast to attend a Rockport-Fulton High School football game and show their support. Rockport-Fulton was one of the schools devastated by Harvey. Students and commun

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 18:15:00

New grocery store to be built at northwest corner of Exchange, Alma

Lidl promises a different kind of shopping experience: only a select few of the best brands will be sold, customers will bring their own bags, non-grocery items will be sold and routinely rotated out and shoppers will find an intuitive, easy-to-navigate store layout. Photo courtesy of Lidl A German

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Flashback: The Hobbit deemed a "children's book for adults" in 1938 review

With generations of devoted fans and a blockbuster film series, it's hard to imagine a time when most people hadn't heard of J.R.R. Tolkein, let alone his work. While that time certainly existed, it came to an end on Sept. 21, 1937, with the publication of The Hobbit by London's George Allen & Unwin

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:47:00

Dual threat: Bickham making presence felt with INTs, returns TDs

Allen senior Taj Bickham's responsibilities with the Eagles don't include throwing passes, running routes or fielding handoffs out of the backfield. Yet when the ball is in Bickham's hands, he's as capable of making special happen as any member of Allen's No. 1 state-ranked arsenal. Now in his secon

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 11:30:00

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule, Sept. 22-24

Schedule and results for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Sept. 22-24. Class 6A 1. Allen (3-0) idle. 2. Converse Judson (3-0) at New Braunfels, Friday 3. Katy (1-0) vs. Katy Cinco Ranch, Friday 4. DeSoto (3-0) idle. 5. Austin Westlake (3-0) vs. Austin Bow

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-20 22:36:16

Homeless in Dallas, Equifax, Dallas ISD, Lee statue, Mike Rawlings, history, health care

Caring for the least fortunate Re: "Downtown streetcar, subway lines get OK -- Commerce Street a focus on both; federal funding pursued," Sept. 14 Metro & State story. This morning I drove through downtown Dallas for the first time in many years. On practically every street and corner I saw dishevel

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:45:00

Top D-FW commercial real estate deals for the week of Sept. 18

Prattco Creekway Industrial purchased an 83,140 square foot office-warehouse building located at 1501 Plano Road in Richardson. Colliers International's Lizzy Blake brokered the sale by SilverTree Partners. Richardson Technology Business Campus, a 17,000 square foot single-story building built in 20

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:00:40