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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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Three keys to victory: Raiders vs. Paris

Three keys to victory: Raiders vs. Paris

The Raiders won their first district game last Friday, defeating West Mesquite 34-8. Wylie East travels to Paris for a non-district game against the Wildcats tonight. Here are three keys to a Raiders victory this week: Run at a consistent pace.  Wylie East has...

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‘Operation Athena’ results in 19 arrests

‘Operation Athena’ results in 19 arrests

Collin County's Operation Athena resulted in the arrest of 19 individuals on child pornography related cases. (Courtesy photo) The Collin County Sheriff’s office continues to work to keep child predators off the street. Last week the department conducted “Operation...

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Clear the Shelters Aug. 17

Clear the Shelters Aug. 17

Clear the shelter will happen Saturday, Aug. 17. (Courtesy photo) Wylie Animal Services joins animal shelters across the country to host a Clear the Shelters Day pet adoption event Saturday, Aug. 17. The annual event starts at 9:30 a.m. and continues until the shelter...

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Annual luncheon welcomes new WISD teachers

Annual luncheon welcomes new WISD teachers

Winning a gift basket door prize to go along with a bag of goodies at the New Teachers Lucneon was Emily Tucker of Whitt Elementary School. The luncheon was hosted by Wylie Chamber of Commerce. (Joe Reavis/The Wylie News) Teachers new to Wylie Independent School...

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Store offers hemp-based healing

Store offers hemp-based healing

CBD American Shaman co-owner Liza Marabella provides education as well as sells hemp-based products that customers use to help in relieving pain, anxiety, stress and other ailments. (Joe Reavis/The Wylie News) After finding relief from years of anxiety issues, Liza...

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WEDC works to spur growth

WEDC works to spur growth

As an organization it does not tend to toot its own horn, Wylie Executive Development Corporation has worked for 30 years bringing industry and business to town. The organization was chartered in 1979 as an autonomous arm of the city of Wylie, bankrolled by a...

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Family affair

Family affair

It will be family affair for Wylie siblings Carley and Canyon Hall. They’ll be part of the Thursday, July 24 to Saturday, Aug. 3 AAU Junior Olympic Games. The games will be held at North Carolina A&T’s Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, NC. Carley, member of Texas...

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City, school property values increase over 10 percent

City, school property values increase over 10 percent

Property values for the city of Wylie and Wylie Independent School District grew more than anticipated over the past year, surpassing property value estimates released in spring. Collin Central Appraisal District released its certified property values Thursday, July...

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The common thread of organ donation

The common thread of organ donation

Connections. They can be logical, sequential or relational, or in the case of Gynovel Henry and Nate Hawkins, they can be life altering. March 26, 2018 is a date many will remember. It was the day that Gynovel, Nate and 23-year-old Killian Kass’ lives became forever...

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