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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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Raiders drop district opener to Sherman

Raiders drop district opener to Sherman

In their district opener against Sherman, the Raiders (0-1, 2-2) couldn’t overcome an 18-0 first-half deficit, losing 38-17. Key Play of the Game: Phoenix Grant converts on fourth down for a TD Entering the fourth quarter, Sherman held a 25-14 lead, driving within the...

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Rec center proposal draws residents’ ire

Rec center proposal draws residents’ ire

Nakita Christensen does not like the prospect of the Wylie Recreation Center being managed by someone outside city control.  She told the Wylie City Council at its meeting Sept. 14 that she comes from a low-income situation and can’t afford rates that she said YMCA...

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COVID-19 numbers drop in September

COVID-19 numbers drop in September

 Wylie ISD reached a peak of COVID-19 infections in early September for students and staff, but numbers have steadily declined and then plateaued since that point.  The district publishes a daily snapshot chart on its website, with current numbers showing a...

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Residents offer views on comprehensive plan

Residents offer views on comprehensive plan

 More sit-down restaurants. Yay. More apartments? Boo.  These were just two of the opinions Wylie residents shared about the future of the city during a comprehensive plan update meeting Sept. 13 at Smith Public Library. City officials want the public’s feedback as...

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Wylie, Murphy man arrested

Wylie, Murphy man arrested

A Wylie man was arrested on a charge of continuous trafficking of persons while a Murphy man was arrested on two charges, one of which was prostitution, a Wylie Police Department release stated. On Sept. 13, Wylie policed began investigating a possible case of human...

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Board approves resolution on remote learning

Board approves resolution on remote learning

The Wylie ISD board on Monday approved a resolution to adopt remote learning. Virtual Learning Academy is the district virtual program that offers parents an opportunity to have their children learn at home. Jill Vasquez, director of special services, presented...

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National trend happening in Wylie schools

National trend happening in Wylie schools

Wylie ISD educators want to put the kibosh on a trend occurring in schools. It's a trend involving theft and vandalism. "Wylie ISD, like other districts across the nation, has been experiencing the theft and vandalism of school property as a result of the 'devious...

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Lavon EDC looking for investors

Lavon EDC looking for investors

Lavon city leaders want economic development to come to town, and one way to do that is through a new retail site.  The Lavon Economic Development Corporation acquired a retail site, just over 6/10 of acre, at 619 Main Street and Lake Road for a retail and/ or office...

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Collin County announces recovery plan

Collin County announces recovery plan

Collin County officials recently published the Collin County Recovery Plan, a 22- page document detailing the projects the county intends to fund using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.  Along with ARPA funds, the plan includes State and Local Fiscal Recovery...

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