Seth Dowdle
Registrations now open for annual fishing tournament

Registrations now open for annual fishing tournament

The gray days of January will soon give way to future fun activities planned for Murphy residents. One fan favorite activity planned for February is the ninth annual Rainbow Trout Roundup set for Saturday, Feb. 25, at the municipal pond at City Hall, 206 North Murphy...

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COVID-19 delays fall sports seasons

COVID-19 delays fall sports seasons

Friday night lights will not start burn­ing in Wylie until the end of September under an athletics and band schedule announced last month by the University Interscholastic League. The delay, by about a month, in prac­tices and games was instituted because of the...

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Five file for WISD election

Five file for WISD election

The early slate for three seats on the Wylie Indepen­dent School District board of trustees remains at five can­didates, with no new filings over the past week. Candidates can sign up through Aug. 17 at the Edu­cation Service Center, 951 S. Ballard Ave. The election...

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Revised property tax estimate expected

Revised property tax estimate expected

The city of Murphy, Wylie Independent School District, Plano ISD and other taxing entities in Collin County will utilize a revised estimate of property values this year to calculate their tax rates be­cause of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Deadlines to file...

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WISD finalizes plan

WISD finalizes plan

Taking a measured ap­proach and asking a lot of questions, Wylie Independent School District administra­tors rolled out its final school opening plan at a special called session of the school board last week. The plan sticks with an original proposal to start...

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Ready to run in 2020

Ready to run in 2020

The Wylie Preparatory Academy Patriots cross country team is ready for the 2020 campaign. Coach Patrick Williams is prepared and ready to train his runners toward progress. “I’m looking forward to developing strong runners that are physically strong, [that] can...

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Girl Scouts earn highest honors

Girl Scouts earn highest honors

Three young women from Mur­phy and one from Wylie have achieved an honor shared with just 6 percent of their fellow Girl Scouts. Nitya Lohia, Juliet Schaefer and Janice Rotich of Murphy and Car­rie Dobbs of Wylie have earned the prestigious Gold Award. To earn this, a...

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