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Plano East beats Lewisville, Udo sets career mark

Plano East beats Lewisville, Udo sets career mark

The Lady Panthers are one win away from a playoff berth after beating Lewisville Friday night. Plano East is now 7-4 in District 6-6A, tied with Flower Mound for third place with just three games remaining. Sema Udo and Destiny Jones were in double figures for the...

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Residents take advantage of events, programs in 2022

Residents take advantage of events, programs in 2022

Murphy residents took full advantage of programs and events offered in 2022 and the Recreation Department has plans in the works to finetune existing events and add more diverse programs in 2023. Gregory Dunn, recreation specialist for the city, said the city saw an...

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Healing power of horses helps local youth

Healing power of horses helps local youth

A love of horses, a heart for helping and an unwavering faith led one woman on a quest to blend her passions into a nonprofit that touches lives daily. Lynn Turner’s lifelong journey culminated nine years ago with Heavenly Hooves, a nonprofit that provides equine...

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Cemeteries to host Wreaths Across America ceremonies

Cemeteries to host Wreaths Across America ceremonies

Cemeteries in Allen, Farmersville, Blue Ridge, Dallas, Lowry Crossing, McKinney, Rowlett— and throughout Texas and the U.S. — will remember, honor and teach at wreath laying ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 17, as part of National Wreaths Across America Day.  The ceremonies,...

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Veteran officers promote leadership, patriotism

Veteran officers promote leadership, patriotism

For 103 years, members of one of the nation’s oldest patriotic, nonpartisan veterans service organizations have continued to serve their communities — and their country — with a purpose to “promote patriotism, civic responsibility, public service and leadership in the...

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Bois d”Arc lake dedicated

Bois d”Arc lake dedicated

Blue skies and an expansive view of the state’s first major reservoir built in over 30 years provided a scenic backdrop for the crowd that gathered in Fannin County for the official dedication of Bois d’Arc Lake by the North Texas Municipal Water District. The event,...

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WHS graduates 663

WHS graduates 663

The top grads of the Class of 2022 delivered similar messages of thankfulness to their fellow Pirates in their commencement addresses last weekend. Wylie High School graduation ceremonies for the 663-student graduating class were held Saturday, May 28 at the CUTX...

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Journey of faith

Journey of faith

Close connections and prayer opened the door for one Wylie church to truly “love one another” as they delivered humanitarian aid to Ukraine and its border countries last month. Waterbrook Bible Fellowship members prayed for Ukraine during their Sunday, March 6 church...

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In-Sync adds to its exotic family

In-Sync adds to its exotic family

In-Sync Exotics founder Vicky Keahey has participated in a lion’s share of exotic animal rescues for almost 22 years, and the most recent one is no different. The Wylie nonprofit now has even more mouths to feed — big mouths — that belong to nine tigers, seven female...

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