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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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Pirates’ doubles teams take part in regionals

Pirates’ doubles teams take part in regionals

Ellie Smith and her mixed doubles partner, Jonathan Fain, took part in last week's regional tournament in Waco. They were one of three doubles teams from Wylie to qualify for the event. (Austin Smith/The Wylie News) (More Photos) The Wylie tennis team sent six Pirates...

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Reader’s Choice Awards – 2024

Reader’s Choice Awards – 2024

After months of hard work — voting, reviewing ballots and tallying results — the Best of 2024 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 hard...

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Read this. Build a stronger community.

Read this. Build a stronger community.

Saddened. Embarrassed. Determined. These three words evoke distinct feelings and emotions.  In the context of an opinion piece we ran in the paper four and a half years ago, they described the aftermath of a community that lost its newspaper. After 130 years in...

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WISD trustees OK $298.3M bond election

WISD trustees OK $298.3M bond election

Fresh off the start of the 2023-24 (FY24) school year, Wylie ISD trustees had photo ops, campus security and STAAR updates and a tax rate and bond election to consider. During their first regular trustee meeting of the school year, officials had the opportunity to...

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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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