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Austin Michael Robinson recording

Austin Michael Robinson recording

| May 11, 2019 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer — and stay tuned for an update when it’s OK to let everyone know what else is going on! Austin Michael Robinson has not been idle since his time on TV’s American Idol ended. In fact, the Van Alstyne teenager and his family have been quite busy on […]

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Hobbies Can Improve Your Mental Health

Hobbies Can Improve Your Mental Health

| May 10, 2019 | Reply

Contributed by Julie Morris, photos by Mary Jane Farmer Your overall quality of life depends on your mental well-being. When you take care of this part of yourself, you are able to deal with stress more effectively. You work more productively and make more meaningful contributions to the world. When you take care of your […]

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CD Review-George Ensle “Home”

CD Review-George Ensle “Home”

| May 7, 2019 | Reply

CD Review, “Home”, George Ensle, Independent/Berkalin Records Sometimes the best music come unexpectedly. George Ensle has been producing good — no, make that great — music for decades, and this newest of his CDs, Home, is perhaps the best of them all. Ensle either wrote or co-wrote all the songs on this 10-song project, and […]

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GCSO finds large amount of meth

GCSO finds large amount of meth

| May 5, 2019 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer The Grayson County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people on April 3 on several charges, including felony drug charges. GCSO Lt. Sarah Bigham, public information officer, said that on April 3, Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Van Alstyne, at U.S. Highway 75 and FM 121. The […]

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El Patio Escondido takes Best of Van Alstyne Restaurant

El Patio Escondido takes Best of Van Alstyne Restaurant

| May 3, 2019 | 1 Reply

Story and photo by Mary Jane Farmer Just a week after El Patio Escondido Mexican Restaurant celebrated its 7th anniversary of serving Van Alstyne it’s unique Tex-Mex food, its patrons voted it in as the Best of Texoma’s Best Restaurant in Van Alstyne. And owner William Pacheco and his staff are not only thrilled with the […]

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