Tag: Jul-16

July 2016

The annual Newcomers’ issue features campfire stories and tales about Frisco’s past, a look inside the Animal Control Division of Frisco and an update on the Frisco Association for the Arts.

Fly Like an Eagle

Out of the 16 million people who served in World War II, only 855,070 are alive today. That is a mere five percent of veterans from this war who can pass on their stories to younger generations. They should be consistently recognized and appreciated,...

Letters from Long Ago

How long has it been since you received a handwritten letter -- perhaps from your cousin or an old aunt? Some of you are probably saying, “I do not remember” or “never.” You youngsters may be asking, “What is a letter?” For those who have...

Meet Me in Italy!

Every once in a while, weeknight date nights are in order to cope with a stressful week or to simply break up the monotony of an overwhelming work schedule. It had been a particularly trying week, so my husband, Zach, and I decided to...

A Wild Connection

What do you know about our local animal control division? The recurring cartoon rendering of a dogcatcher who relishes the capture and demise of animals is all wrong. Because of this misconception, “many people are afraid to call us to help them find a...

Getting to Know Our Logo

You see our City of Frisco logo on water towers, city vehicles, flags and almost anything that involves official city business, events or facilities. If you have lived in Frisco for a while, you have probably heard the story of how our logo came...

Searching for the Ghosts of Maple Street

Over Memorial Day weekend, the funeral home at the northwest corner of Maple Street and North County Road was demolished to make room for a senior living home. This home was originally built by Henry and Jennie Baccus, around 1930 (Mrs. Baccus was Frisco’s...

Curtsinger’s Drug Store: The Social Center Of Old Frisco

My grandfather, Sam Curtsinger (better known as “Papa Curt”), moved his family back to North Texas in 1922, after spending several years in the town of Paint Rock, Texas, in Concho County, where he operated a drug store. He purchased a store in Frisco...

S.O.B.s In Frisco

Cities, like good citizens, work hard to maintain their impeccable images. As a citizen of Frisco, I am proud of our city’s image today, but, believe it or not, there was a time as late as the 1980s when Frisco was known to outsiders...

The Crozier-Sickles House

If the walls of this house could talk … they would tell the story of Nannie Lestelle Chambers, who was born in 1855 in Virginia and came to Collin County, where she married Kentucky native, John Rufus Crozier, and had three baby girls in...

Community Connections

Vanessa Brazier

Vanessa Brazier is the bakery business manager for Market Street in Frisco and has lived here for three years. “I love all the new...

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