Category: Featured Stories

Celina City Hall Announces New Business Hours

Beginning July 9, 2018, hours of operation will change at Celina City Hall, 142 N. Ohio Street, and at the City Hall Annex, 112 N. Colorado Street. The buildings will be open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday. Offices and services within City Hall include ...

Celina’s Homegrown Hero Andrew Needum, Honored by President Donald Trump in Whitehouse Press Conference

It is always wonderful to see and hear news stories about people who have made their mark on the world in positive ways. It is even more special when those people have a familiar face.  Celina, Texas native Andrew Needum, has been in the news recently for his heroic acts of grandeur on Southwest Airlines ...

A Boy and His Steer

Dawson James Campbell is 14 years old, and you'll never meet a young man with better manners. He plays football, is #44 on the Celina Jr. High 8th Grade football team and has a little side hobby that has proven to be pretty lucrative. Dawson has been involved with the Celina FFA and Collin County 4-H for years. Raising ...

Celebrate New Businesses Making Their Mark in Celina, Texas~

One of the best things about a growing and thriving community are the people that populate it. It takes integrity and grit to start your own business and put your name and face on a product you believe in. Partnering with the citizens of your community and establishing the relationships needed to ensure your own ...

Celina Firefighter and Hero, Andrew Needum “Runs In”

Imagine this...you're with your parents, your wife and your two children, headed home from a long awaited vacation in New York City. You board a plane headed back to the real world and your job as a fireman. Suddenly, you hear a "pop" and chaos floods in as emergency oxygen masks are deployed and everyone acts out the ...

Best Burger Barn Celebrates Barn Number 4 in Celina, Texas

It was an exciting day at Best Burger Barn in Celina, Texas. Friends, neighbors and community leaders gathered to celebrate the 4th location of the well known venue. What started out as humble means of income for Byron Rose in 2008 has now grown into a multi-location staple in the world of great hamburgers. Byron ...

Celina LadyCats Smash the Aubrey Chaparrals

The Celina LadyCats took the mound against the Aubrey Chaparrals at home on Monday evening. Celina filled the stands with a roaring crowd, and by the end of the first inning, they were up 3-2. Celina tried to keep the momentum pumping, but Aubrey ended up taking the lead in the 2nd. The LadyCats then ...

Celina Baseball Fights Hard Against the Aubrey Chaparrals but Comes Up Short

The Celina Bobcats baseball team took on the Aubrey Chaparrals at home on Monday night, March 26. Although they fought hard, it did not turn out the way they wanted or had hoped for. Celina's defense worked hard, but the Chaparrals had a trick of hitting low balls and managed to continually escape the outfielders. ...

A Big Day for BIG Taste at Tender Smokehouse

It was a BIG day at Celina's newest hot spot, Tender Smokehouse. The "Texas chic" curbside appeal is the perfect marriage of class and grit, that provides a built in, intoxicating and unmistakable aroma of smokey barbeque Heaven. Celina residents, Chamber members, city officials and friends all gathered outside of Celina's newest downtown jewel to ...