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Wylie Police blotter

Wylie Police blotter

Wylie Police Department blotter from April 4 – April 10 April 4• 12:43 – Possession of Marijuana, less than 2 ounces – 2000 N. Hwy. 78 • 16:56 – Assault Bodily Injury/Family Member – 1300 E. Oak St. • 18:46 –Found Property – 1800 McMillen Rd.• 20:36 – Possession of a...

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Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 4

Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 4

Wylie residents looking for some ho, ho, holiday fun this December should mark down the first weekend of December for events that even Santa himself won’t miss. The annual Wylie Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in downtown...

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Trustees receive intruder audit findings

Trustees receive intruder audit findings

A newly implemented state requirement was the subject of a report during the most recent Wylie ISD Board of Trustees meeting. The districtwide intruder detection audit was presented by Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Scott Winn and Director of School and...

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Christian Care Week kicks off

Christian Care Week kicks off

Local community leaders, businesspeople and nonprofit organizations gathered for a first-time breakfast to honor the contributions of a local food pantry. Wylie Christian Care Week typically takes place about a week before Thanksgiving and is a major fundraising...

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High school bands cap off stellar season

High school bands cap off stellar season

Both Wylie bands capped off their seasons with a performance at the UIL State Marching Band Competition in San Antonio last week. The bands at Wylie East High School and Wylie High School both qualified for the competition following a top six finish at the UIL Area...

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Collin County DA holds press conference on lawsuit

Collin County DA holds press conference on lawsuit

This story was updated with more information, including from an exit interview transcript with Fallon LaFleur Friday, Nov. 18. Collin County Criminal District Attorney Greg Willis struck a defiant tone in his response to an Oct. 31 lawsuit that alleges he sexually...

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Zoning uses, code enforcement amendments debated

Zoning uses, code enforcement amendments debated

Strengthening the city’s code enforcement was a featured topic as councilmembers considered potential changes to Wylie’s code of ordinances. The changes were presented by Community Services Director Jasen Haskins during the Tuesday, Nov. 8, council meeting. Haskins...

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Superintendents highlight successes

Superintendents highlight successes

Local superintendents focused on the excellence of their respective school districts during a luncheon event for local businesses. Garland ISD Superintendent Ricardo Lopez and Wylie ISD Superintendent David Vinson spoke at the Sachse Chamber of Commerce luncheon...

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Real Options mobile unit coming to Wylie

Real Options mobile unit coming to Wylie

Residents in need of pregnancy resources have another option to turn to — one that has over three decades of experience serving Collin County. Allen-based nonprofit Real Options is partnering with The Cross Church in Wylie to provide pregnancy resources to residents...

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Christian Care Week kicks off next week

Christian Care Week kicks off next week

An annual week dedicated to a local nonprofit organization kicks off Nov. 15 with a first-ever event. In past years, local residents gathered for a fundraising luncheon as part of Wylie Christian Care Week. However, the annual event entering its 35th year will host a...

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