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Chad Engbrock
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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A range of options

A range of options

My great grandparents lived on a homestead. They cooked on a wood stove. Most of us today have no idea how good we’ve got it. For my great grandparents’ generation, remodeling the kitchen meant picking a different place to stack the wood. When I was growing up in...

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Proposed budget available to public by Aug. 5

Proposed budget available to public by Aug. 5

Wylie officials are in the final stages of their FY 2024 budget process and expect to have a copy for public consumption by the end of this week. During the July 25 regular city council meeting, city manager Brent Parker presented several items that will be included...

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Reader’s Choice Awards – 2023

Reader’s Choice Awards – 2023

After months of hard work — voting, reviewing ballots and tallying results — the 2023 Best of results are in!  This special section is one of my favorites because it is a celebration of local businesses and individuals who have been recognized by citizens for the...

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Victim identified in fatality motorcycle crash

The Wylie Police Department investigated a single vehicle fatality crash that took place on Sunday, Jan. 15.Around 11:45 a.m. Jan. 15, Wylie Police and Wylie Fire and Rescue responded to the area of South Ballard Avenue and Pleasant Valley Road in reference to a...

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Public notice access expanded by Texas newspapers

Public notice access expanded by Texas newspapers

In your community and throughout the U.S., every citizen has a right to know what its city, school district or water district is doing and how it affects their livelihood. Because of this right, public entities are required to provide advance notice to the public...

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Send a Letter to Santa this Christmas

Send a Letter to Santa this Christmas

If you’re the parents/guardians of elementary school-age children, the News is collecting Letters to Santa again this year. The letters will be printed in the December 21 edition of The Wylie News. Please print out the attached document, have your child write their...

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County adopts budget, tax rate

County adopts budget, tax rate

September is a busy month for city and county officials when it comes to budgeting money. This is the month budgets and tax rates for the upcoming fiscal year are publicly discussed and considered for passage. For the Collin County Commissioners meeting on Sept 12, a...

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Jericho Village site plan approved by P&Z

Jericho Village site plan approved by P&Z

Two projects are moving forward after receiving approval from Wylie’s Planning & Zoning committee last week. A 9,500 square foot multi-tenant commercial building, 1.62-acre site plan was approved at last week’s P&Z meeting. The property is zoned within the...

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Two people found shot, killed in Josephine

Two people found shot, killed in Josephine

Wylie ISD teacher identified as victim A Wylie ISD teacher and another person were found shot and killed Sunday night in Josephine. Josephine police responded to a home in the 700 block of Mallard Drive after being dispatched shortly after 8 p.m. According to reports,...

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