Wyndi Veigel

Opinion: Are you satisfied with bad tacos?

When I first moved from the north to Texas my taste for Mexican food was confined to a national taco chain. Any other Tex-Mex I tried was too spicy and “wasn’t right”. I wondered why northerners had better Mexican food than was available down south. Fast forward ten...

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U.S. Senator John Cornyn meets with Judge Brett Kavanaugh

U.S. Senator John Cornyn meets with Judge Brett Kavanaugh

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.  “I’ve known the judge for a long time, I’ve followed his record, and I think he is the type of judge that we need on the Supreme Court, one that’s not going to be making...

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Let freedom ring

Let freedom ring

Residents that are looking for ways to celebrate Independence Day have a variety of events and locations to choose from for the upcoming July 4 holiday. Saturday, June 30 The Fireworks in the Park celebration of the Fourth of July is slated for Saturday, June 30, at...

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Man stabbed at mobile home park

Man stabbed at mobile home park

Wylie Police ask that anyone with information about an assault Wednesday night, June 20, at Glen Knoll Mobile Home Park contact the department. Officers were dispatched to the mobile home park at 10:33 p.m. in reference to a stabbing. The 47-year-old male victim told...

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Task force formed to stop drug flow, human trafficking

Task force formed to stop drug flow, human trafficking

Criminals have been put on notice thanks to the efforts of Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner and the North Texas Criminal Interdiction Unit. In late 2017, seven sheriffs from Collin, Grayson, Hunt, Parker, Tarrant, Wise and Rockwall counties formed a plan to work...

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10 out of 17 vote centers: May 5 city council elections

10 out of 17 vote centers: May 5 city council elections

In the first round of combined early voting and Election Day totals, with 10 out of 17 vote centers reporting, Matthew Porter is still in the lead for city council Place 2 over fellow candidates Steve Wright and Ned Petersen. Porter has received 466 votes (62.38...

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Early voting totals for May 5 election

Early voting totals for May 5 election

In unofficial early voting totals, for Place 2 city council Matthew Porter is in the lead over fellow candidates Steve Wright and Ned Petersen. Porter has received 464 votes (62.28 percent,) Wright has received 201 votes (26.98 percent) and Petersen has received 80...

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