Joe Reavis
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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Pirates shut out Patriots in key district victory

Pirates shut out Patriots in key district victory

Relying on the defense and running game, the Wylie Pirates churned out a much-needed district victory. Wylie (3-2, 3-5) stopped Lakeview Centennial (1-4, 4-4) twice in the red zone to win 24-0. Both teams ran the ball early and often in the game, resulting in just...

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PSB reopening this week

PSB reopening this week

 Wylie Police Department, fire administration and municipal court move back to the Public Safety Building on Hwy. 78 this week, more than three years af­ter the facility sustained exten­sive damage in a hailstorm. Opening Monday, Nov. 9, in the PSB are the police...

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Election results tallied for council, WISD

Election results tallied for council, WISD

Wylie voters elected a new mayor and two new members to the city council, as well as approving several propositions that align the city charter with state regulations. The Wylie city and school district elections were delayed from May because of COVID-19. With city...

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Election debate to end soon

Election debate to end soon

Wylie residents who have not voted early head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3, to cast their ballots in three separate elections. Ballots list candidates for feder­al, state and county offices, Wylie city council and mayor, and Wylie Indepen­dent School District board of...

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Calendar presented to WISD board

Calendar presented to WISD board

In a first presentation of the 2021-22 school year calendar, Wylie Independent School Dis­trict students and staff will get a new weeklong fall break in Oc­tober 2021. The proposed calendar was presented at the Monday, Oct. 19, meeting of the WISD school board. A...

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Deadline nears for Arts Festival application

Deadline nears for Arts Festival application

Area arts and crafts vendors have through Friday, Oct. 30, to submit applications to par­ticipate in the annual Wylie Arts and Crafts Festival set for Saturday, Dec. 5. The city decided recently to proceed with the festival with some changes made to address health...

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New Fire Station designed unveiled

New Fire Station designed unveiled

 Wylie City Council mem­bers last week got a look at the architect’s vision of Wy­lie Fire-Rescue Station No. 4 and reviewed funding for the project that is slated to start in April 2021 and be completed in a year. Fire station discussion took place in a workshop...

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Council approves NTMWD agreement

Council approves NTMWD agreement

 On a split vote, Wylie City Council signed off on an agree­ment to settle a wholesale water rate case filed with the Public Utilities Commission in 2016 against North Texas Mu­nicipal Water District. The agreement would amend the way that wholesale water prices...

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Early voting starts strong

Early voting starts strong

 Early voting for the Nov. 3 General Election got off to a quick start last week in Wylie and throughout Collin County. The tally for the first day of early voting, Oct. 13, at the two voting centers in Wylie was 993 and for the entire county was 37,831. The...

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