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Pirates optimistic for new season, face early tests

Pirates optimistic for new season, face early tests

It’s been a difficult start the season for the Wylie Pirates basketball team, but reinforcements are on the way as they prepare for a long district season. The Pirates finished second in District 9-6A last season with a 12-2 district record but hope to be able to...

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Firefighters climb to reflect, ‘Never Forget’ 9/11

Firefighters climb to reflect, ‘Never Forget’ 9/11

Wylie Fire-Rescue first responders participating in this year’s Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will have an additional load to carry when they climb 110 flights of stairs in remembrance of those killed at Ground Zero in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. Not only will they...

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Building a bridge to support pregnant teens, women

Building a bridge to support pregnant teens, women

Wylie’s latest nonprofit is on a mission to serve women at a time when they need it the most. Hope Bridge Pregnancy Resource Center, a ministry of Youth with a Mission Wylie (YWAM), offers free pregnancy testing, resources and support for women facing unplanned...

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Ministry to host concert in the park

Ministry to host concert in the park

The opportunity to use a stage set up in the park one day before the bluegrass festival opened the door for a local ministry to offer a free concert. Hope for the Cities, a ministry of the Cross Church, is planning a free concert from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Olde...

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Council suspends Oncor rate increase

Council suspends Oncor rate increase

Wylie City Council passed several amendments to existing ordinances and passed a resolution suspending Oncor Electric rate increases during the May 31 council meeting. The resolution suspended the rate increase set to go into effect June 17 for 90 days, allowing the...

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Wylie High graduates 663

Wylie High graduates 663

The top grads of the Class of 2022 delivered similar messages of thankfulness to their fellow Pirates in their commencement addresses last weekend. Wylie High School graduation ceremonies for the 663-student graduating class were held Saturday, May 28 at the CUTX...

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Wylie East graduates 502

Wylie East graduates 502

The topic of nervousness and the comfort of a stuffed animal were interwoven in the speeches delivered by the top two graduates of the Class of 2022 to their peers. Wylie East High School personnel, administration, friends, and family members gathered to celebrate the...

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Journey of faith

Journey of faith

Close connections and prayer opened the door for one Wylie church to truly “love one another” as they delivered humanitarian aid to Ukraine and its border countries last month. Waterbrook Bible Fellowship members prayed for Ukraine during their Sunday, March 6 church...

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