Charlene Loggins
Heat deaths in cars are preventable

Heat deaths in cars are preventable

Since 1990, an average of 37 children have died of heatstroke in vehicles every year in the United States, tragedies that were entirely preventable. Murphy Police Chief Arthur Cotten pointed out that heat deaths in vehicles actually are higher when pets and the...

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Bluegrass event opens in two weeks

Bluegrass event opens in two weeks

There is a little bit of something for everyone, music, custom and antique cars, pony rides, craft vendors and food, for the annual Bluegrass on Ballard celebration Saturday, June 30 in historic downtown Wylie. The free festival hosted by Wylie Downtown Merchants...

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Pirates push Keller to the max in regional semis

Pirates push Keller to the max in regional semis

FLOWER MOUND – Keller got all they could handle from Wylie during the semifinal round of the Class 6A Region I softball playoffs. In the end the Indians held on for a 5-3 win Friday, April 18 at Flower Mound High School. They’ll face Plano in the regional finals. The...

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Perfectly portable watermelon dishes

Perfectly portable watermelon dishes

A packed schedule often leads to less meals around the table. Between balancing family, friends, work and activities, it can be easy to reach for a pre-packaged snack on-the-go that lacks important vitamins and nutrients. Instead, when looking for portable, grab-and-...

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WHS student aces ACT exam

WHS student aces ACT exam

A second Wylie Independent School District student, Aidan Gardiner, received word this month that he aced the ACT college admissions test with a perfect score of 36. Gardiner, 17, is a junior student at Wylie High School and the son of John and Heidi Gardiner of...

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Local man competing as an American Ninja Warrior

Local man competing as an American Ninja Warrior

Wylie residents may recognize a neighbor, or hear a reference to their community, when the television show American Ninja Warriors airs an episode that was filmed at Fair Park in Dallas. The episode will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, on NBC. Competing for a...

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WISD Classes of 2018 graduate Saturday

WISD Classes of 2018 graduate Saturday

Almost 1,000 Wylie Independent School District senior students close out their high school years Saturday, May 26, when they walk the stage in commencement exercises. The site for WISD graduation ceremonies is Allen Event Center. Wylie East High School commencement...

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