Melissa ISD breaks ground on new tennis facility

Melissa ISD breaks ground on new tennis facility

Things keep popping at The Z-Plex Texas Sports Village on FM 545 in Melissa. Already a regional baseball and softball complex with five state-of-the-art fields, this two-year-old home to Melissa High School’s teams will soon add a 12-court tennis facility, including...
School district awarded ‘A’ rating from TEA

School district awarded ‘A’ rating from TEA

Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently awarded Farmersville ISD with high performance ratings for last school year. School districts across the state got their accountability ratings Thursday, Aug. 15. Ratings were introduced last year as a way to track success in the...
Masons present scholarship funds

Masons present scholarship funds

Members of the Farmersville Masonic Lodge No. 214 recently honored several Farmersville students at a special scholarship recognition ceremony. The ceremony was held Tuesday, July 16 as students, parents and special guests were welcomed into the lodge for dinner and...
FFA students go to state speaking contest

FFA students go to state speaking contest

Audri Boring and Hudson Gray, of the Farmersville FFA chapter, competed in the Texas FFA Prepared Public Speaking Contest at the 91th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 15-19 in Fort Worth. To qualify for the state competition, Boring and Gray advanced...
Donation enhances local fire instructional program

Donation enhances local fire instructional program

ANNA — A monetary donation by two development firms doing business in Anna is extending the educational reach of the Anna Fire Department as the city’s firefighters used the $3,000 gift to purchase an instructional device that will give community members a potentially...