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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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Wylie loses first district game

Wylie loses first district game

The Wylie Pirates defense started strong but couldn't hold on against the Garland Owls. In a battle of the top two teams in District 9-6A, Wylie (5-1, 14-8) lost to Garland (6-0, 14-1) 45-30. The game was close early, with the Pirates taking a 19-17 lead into the...

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Veterans honored

Veterans honored

Wylie High and Wylie East AFJROTC units held their annual Veterans Day program at Wylie Stadium today. Prior to the special program, veterans and their families were invited to attend a pre-event breakfast and reception in the auxiliary gym at Wylie High School. See...

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Veterans Day event

Veterans Day event

The Wylie High and Wylie East AFJROTC units will host the annual Veterans Day program at Wylie Stadium Nov. 11 at 10:40 a.m. Veterans and their families are requested to attend a pre-event reception, held in Wylie High School’s auxiliary gym. The reception begins at 9...

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Why we need a community forum

Why we need a community forum

I am not sure what I expected our country to look like in 2021, but I certainly did not expect it to be so fractured and so bogged down in hate. My oldest son was a year old on September 11, 2001. The wave of patriotism following that day gave me hope for the America...

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Jessie “Sonny” Gibson

Jessie “Sonny” Gibson

Jessie "Sonny" Gibson, 85, lifelong resident of Wylie passed away at his residence on Friday August 6, 2021 with his loving family standing by his bedside. Sonny was born at home in Wylie to parents Jessie Lee and Frieda Odessa (Parker) Gibson. Sonny and his siblings...

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Donna Koehn

Donna Koehn

Donna Truesdell Koehn, a noted Florida journalist and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, died at the age of 63 Tuesday, June 29, 2021, after an eight-year battle with ovarian cancer. Donna earned a master’s degree in social work from the University...

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Malakaj Castillo

Malakaj Castillo

Malakaj “Kaj” Martin Castillo of Murphy, Texas passed away June 10, 2021 at the age of 6.5. He was born on November 11, 2014 to Gilberto Castillo III and Josephine Emily (Gjonaj) Castillo in Allen, Texas. Malakaj was a student at Miller Elementary School in...

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Larry Lee

Larry Lee

On April 25, 2021, at age 44, Larry “Quinn” Lee was called upon by Our Lord to come home and reunite with his mother, Terry Bowling Lee. He was born to Larry Lee and Terry Bowling Lee on August 3, 1976. He attended Oklahoma State University after graduating from...

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Bobbie J. McKay

Bobbie J. McKay

Bobbie J. McKay was born February 21, 1941 in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and passed away April 16, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma.   She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Utah C. McKay; her parents, Thomas J. and Margaret D. Hairell; five brothers and one...

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