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Child Car Seat Safety instruction being offered

Child Car Seat Safety instruction being offered

| September 24, 2021 | Reply

AUSTIN – A high-speed vehicle crash involving a improperly-used child car seat can lead to an unthinkable disaster, which is why TxDOT is encouraging parents to schedule a free car seat safety check during its annual “Save Me With a Seat” campaign. Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the nation, and […]

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Police reports ending 5.7.21

Police reports ending 5.7.21

| May 10, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News/Scene In Town Van Alstyne police have been busy since late April, having made seven felony and misdemeanor arrests and handled other 464 calls for services. These resulted in 20 police reports and 12 offense reports, reported Sgt. Steven Hayslip. Arrest — On April 25, at 7:15 pm, […]

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May 1 Election Results

May 1 Election Results

| May 2, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News/ Scene In Town Two items on this year’s election ballots met with voter approval, and the third item, for the only contested chair on either the Van Alstyne ISD or the Van Alstyne City Council, came out with voters selecting the (appointed) incumbent on its board. […]

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Texas Bank coming to Van Alstyne and Anna

Texas Bank coming to Van Alstyne and Anna

| April 29, 2021 | Reply

­­ Photos and story by Mary Jane Farmer for Van Alstyne News/Scene In Town It’s not a new sheriff coming to town — it’s a new bank. Texas Bank has purchased, is renovating, and will move into what was originally Landmark Bank, then Simmons Bank. Simmons Bank closed it several months ago because it was, apparently, in […]

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Police Reports 4.25.21

Police Reports 4.25.21

| April 26, 2021 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News/Scene In Town Van Alstyne Police, between April 10-23, answered 464 calls for service. Of those, 26 resulted in police reports, 13 in offense reports, and five were vehicle crashes, one with minor injuries, reported Police Sgt. Steve Hayslip. During this period, they made five arrests, as […]

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