Tuesday , 19 June 2018

Dan Jarvis

I am the Web Master and Videographer here at TownSquareBuzz.com. I am a Sophmore at the University of North Texas and I am majoring in Computer Science and Film. If you would like to add me on your social medias please check out the links below;)

Reader Opinion: Response to Texas Abortion Bill

Submitted by Gary Jacobs, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist The claims of abortion advocates repeatedly amaze me. They amaze me because of how strongly they support a physical process I doubt few of them have actually witnessed or know much about. I have been providing anesthesia for surgery, and for labor and delivery for 25 years. During that time I have ...

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This Week in History: Temperatures in Collin County a Sizzling 118 Degrees


By Don Newsom, TSB Contributing Writer   August 4 through August 10 Two county firsts, the hottest day on record, the atomic bombs were dropped and Richard Nixon’s first and last days associated with his Presidency took place this week in history. In 1845, the first recorded birth of a female, Mary Ann Gough, occurred. In 1848, the first Chief ...

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Former McKinney Mayor `BB' Cope Passes Away


TSB Community Contributor Billy James “BB” Cope, age 87, of McKinney, Texas, loving husband and father, passed away August 1, 2013. BB was born on January 17, 1926 to Benjamin Herman and Beulah Morgan Cope in McKinney, TX. He attended McKinney schools and graduated from the original Boyd High School in 1943. BB served in World War II in the ...

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McKinney Economic Development Corporation Announces Partnership with The Center For Innovation at Arlington

Submitted by Katherine Quintero McKinney Economic Development Corporation, a public economic development corporation in McKinney, announced today that the corporation is now an Affiliate Partner of The Center for Innovation (CFI), located in Arlington, Texas. “McKinney is a dynamic, rapidly growing and highly educated community. It makes perfect sense for us to proactively partner with CFI to leverage their relationships and access to other progressive ...

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The Dog Days of Summer: It's Not Always a Walk in the Park

By Eliska Counce, TSB Columnist Ah, the dog days of summer. The last weeks before school cranks back up. It’s a dicey time for parents. All the vacations are done. The beach has been seen. The relatives have been visited. We’ve gone to every kids’ movie Hollywood has seen fit to put out this summer, regardless of its quality (or ...

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Reader Opinion: MISD and No Child Left Behind, Part 2

Submitted by Curtis Rath McKinney ISD has failed to meet the expectations set forth under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The district has been rated at “Missed AYP”, (Adequate Yearly Progress) for the school years of 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. Thirteen of the districts 32 schools, also received the “Missed AYP” designation for the 2011-2012 school year. More information about ...

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Mixed Views on Increased Beverage Tax


By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Starting next year, you’ll be paying more in taxes for the margarita you order to wash down those enchiladas at your favorite taqueria while the restaurant saves a bundle on liquor taxes under a new law the Legislature approved this year. A bill passed during the regular legislative session reduces the tax restaurants pay ...

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Derek Harper Scheduled to Speak at Men's Breakfast at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church


TSB Community Contributor Join other men for fun and food on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7 a.m. at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church in Allen. Former Maverick great Derek Harper will be our guest speaker. No need to register —just show up!  

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Interview with Ross Ramsey on `Smart Talk with Trey Graham'


TSB Community Contributor From Trey Graham, Senior Pastor, First Melissa (www.firstmelissa.com) This excerpt from the "Smart Talk with Trey Graham" radio show features an interview with Ross Ramsey, Executive Editor of the Texas Tribune, about the upcoming race for governor of Texas. Listen to the program live each Sunday at 4:00 pm on The Word 100.7 FM.  You can also visit www.treygraham.com. ...

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TAPS Offering Complimentary Shuttle Service to Mickey Mantle World Series


TSB Community Contributor TAPS Public Transit is providing complimentary shuttle service all week between downtown McKinney and Al Alford Stadium during the AABC 16U Mickey Mantle World Series. The third leg of this route includes the hotel where the teams are staying. Please click here to view the TAPS MMWS schedule. The tournament begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday. For ...

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