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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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The W.H. Ford High School Blue Belles drill team entertains the home crowd Friday night on land and in the air. For more... + continue reading

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Posted by Quinlan1
Hundreds of cyclists crossed the new Two-Mile Bridge Saturday morning from East Tawakoni to West Tawakoni. The bicycles were entered in the Greenville Rotary Club’s Cotton Patch Challenge. The... + continue reading

Photo by Larry Briscoe W.D. Hilton Jr., chairman of the Hunt County Transportation Steering Committee, gives a look at the upcoming bond issue for highways in Hunt County a second look last week. Hilton speaks at the chamber luncheon on Thursday after making the presentation on Monday to the Quinlan City Council.
Monday, September 26, 2016
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Dr. Gray announces opening of Cornerstone Youth and Outreach Center A presentation on the upcoming road bond issue election was given a second time within a week Thursday at the monthly membership... + continue reading

Photo by Larry Briscoe
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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One of hundreds of bicycle riders who crossed Lake Tawakoni as part of the Greenville Rotary Club’s Cotton Patch Challenge bicycle race enters the West Tawakoni rest stop. The stop was located... + continue reading

Photo by Deanna Upchurch Lady Panther Sydnee Pinson (No. 11) sets up the ball for Cheyenne Stephens’ (No. 7) shot during Quinlan Ford’s match with Crandall.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Quinlan Ford Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team took a district win last week against the Community Braves. The team played two other district matches went to the loss column for a 1-2... + continue reading

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Photo by Larry Briscoe W.D. Hilton Jr., chairman of the Hunt County Transportation Steering Committee, gives a look at the upcoming bond issue for highways in Hunt County a second look last week. Hilton speaks at the chamber luncheon on Thursday after making the presentation on Monday to the Quinlan City Council.

Photo by Larry Briscoe

Photo by Deanna Upchurch Lady Panther Sydnee Pinson (No. 11) sets up the ball for Cheyenne Stephens’ (No. 7) shot during Quinlan Ford’s match with Crandall.

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09/27/2016
W.H. Ford High School Fishing Team member Conner Harwell won fifth place at this weekend’s fishing tournament and took home two Abu Garcia rods. Tiffony Upchurch, Quinlan ISD Director of School Community Relations, said, “We are proud of our FHS fishing team.... + continue reading
09/27/2016
Adrian Sanchez also forfeits house on Perry Drive, firearms Adrian Sanchez, 40, of Hunt County was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 262 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in March to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or... + continue reading

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09/24/2016
Quinlan Ford cross country athletes compete Thursday, Sept. 15, at Miller Grove. For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Quinlan-Tawakoni News or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.   ... + continue reading

Left to Right: Linda Kattner, Lyle Varnes, Keith Goodson and Tomi Shoemake
09/24/2016
Mayor, council positions up for election Nov. 8 Candidates in West Tawakoni’s Nov. 8 city election were questioned for an hour and a half Tuesday night at a city-sponsored political forum. Mayor Calvin Travers moderated the event held at city hall. Keith Goodson and Tomi Shoemake are candidates for the mayoral position and participated in... + continue reading

Courtesy photo The C.B. Thompson Middle School eighth-grade Panthers, shown with the Blue Babes drill team, upped their record to 2-0 after a shutout over Howe last week and a big win over Venus the previous week. TMS Athletic Coordinator Colten Lovvorn said, “The seventh and eighth graders were really excited to have varsity football players on the sideline encouraging and cheering them on to victory.”
09/23/2016
Showdown in Wills Point this week after Howe wins in record book The C.B. Thompson Middle School Panther teams took another clean sweep of a second Bulldog team Thursday when Howe came to town. The Venus brand of dogs fell to the Panthers the previous week. Eighth grade The eighth-grade Panthers blanked the Howe Bulldogs 28-0. Coach Colten... + continue reading

Photo by Deanna Upchurch Quinlan Ford Panthers are out of the tunnel and ready to play Friday. They lost to the Howe Bulldogs 13-44.
09/23/2016
The Panthers varsity football team had a rough go of it on Friday in a 44-13 loss to the Howe Bulldogs. Head Coach Todd Wallace said it was a disappointing week and "we did not execute in any phase of the game. They were the more physical team and wore us down. The loss puts Quinlan's record at 2-2. The Panthers started the game by... + continue reading

Quinlan Independent School District Testing Coordinator Karla Clark tells the school board Monday night the district achieved “met standard” on its accountability report. Photo by Larry Briscoe
09/23/2016
School district report card says ‘met standard’ The state issues report cards for school districts, and the one for Quinlan Independent School District was reviewed Monday night by the school board at its regular monthly meeting. The appraisal was delivered by Testing Coordinator Kara Clark. Clark said Quinlan ISD received “met... + continue reading

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09/13/2016

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09/27/2016
The W.H. Ford High School Blue Belles drill team entertains the home crowd Friday night on land and in the air. For more... + continue reading
09/24/2016
The Lake Tawakoni Bass Club Intra-Club monthly tournament standings for the September tournament were held at Sam Rayburn Lake. A total of 38 fishermen caught166 fish weighing 393 pounds, 70 ounces... + continue reading

Photo by Deanna Upchurch Lady Panther Sydnee Pinson (No. 11) sets up the ball for Cheyenne Stephens’ (No. 7) shot during Quinlan Ford’s match with Crandall.
09/24/16

Photo by Deanna Upchurch
09/24/16

Courtesy photo The C.B. Thompson Middle School eighth-grade Panthers, shown with the Blue Babes drill team, upped their record to 2-0 after a shutout over Howe last week and a big win over Venus the previous week. TMS Athletic Coordinator Colten Lovvorn said, “The seventh and eighth graders were really excited to have varsity football players on the sideline encouraging and cheering them on to victory.”
09/23/16

Photo by Deanna Upchurch Quinlan Ford Panthers are out of the tunnel and ready to play Friday. They lost to the Howe Bulldogs 13-44.
09/23/16

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09/12/2016
Education chief announces fines assessed to testing service   Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Aug. 23 announced the Texas Education Agency will fine the company that delivers and... + continue reading
08/17/2016
Parties to campus-carry lawsuit to return to court   AUSTIN — Three University of Texas professors are seeking a temporary injunction “to at least retain the option of maintaining... + continue reading

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09/26/2016
Library Director Vicki Nix of the Tawakoni Library announced the total number of books read and reported in the children's reading logs during this year's Summer Reading Program is 1,397. As... + continue reading

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09/22/2016
Amvets Post 36 Ladies Auxiliary held a CASI sanctioned chili cook off Saturday. Twenty cooks participated in the 22nd annual cookoff to benefit the auxiliary's scholarship fund. Chili winners are... + continue reading

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09/21/16

Courtesy photo From left, installing officers Lois Hudack, Mary Wackerow and Sam Armstrong.
09/19/16

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09/01/16

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08/28/16